Wagner J, Bermudez-Millán A, Damio G, Segura-Pérez S, Chhabra J, Vergara C, Pérez-Escamilla R, Community health workers assisting Latinos manage stress and diabetes (CALMS-D): rationale, intervention design, implementation, and process outcomes, Translational Behavioral Medicine Practice, Policy Research, ISSN 1869-6716, DOI  10.1007/s13`42-015-033201



Pérez-Escamilla R,  Damio G, Chhabra J, Fernandez M, Segura-Pérez S, Vega Lopez S, Kollannoor-Samuel G, Calle M, Shebl F, D’Agostino D, Impact of a community health workers-led structured program on blood glucose control among Latinos with type 2 diabetes: the DIALBET trial, Diabetes Care, 2015;38:197-205/DO!:10.2337/dc14-0327




Pérez-Escamilla R,  Segura-Pérez S, Damio G, Applying the Program Impact Pathways (PIP) evaluation framework to school-based healthy lifestyles programs: Workshop Evaluation Manual, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, vol. 35, no. 3 © 2014 (supplement), The Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation.




D'Angelo, Karen A.; Chaparro, Carmen; Kornblum, Rita; Damio, Grace; and Pérez-Escamilla, Rafael (2013) "Development, Implementation, and Assessment of Health Equity Action Training (HEAT): Implications for Local Health Departments," Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Art. 2.



Vega-López S, Calle M, Fernandez, M.L., Kollannoor-Samuel, G, Chhabra J, Todd M, Segura-Pérez S, D’Agostino D, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R, Triglyceride screening may improve cardiometabolic disease risk assessment in Latinos with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. 2013. Nov;24(4):1739-55




Bermudez-Millan A., Damio G., Cruz J., D’Angelo K., Segura-Pérez-S., Pérez-Escamilla R., Stress and the Social Determinants of Maternal Health among Puerto Rican Women: A CBPR Approach Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Undeserved. Nov 2011 (JHCPU 22.4)


Kollannoor-Samuel G, Chhabra J, Fernandez ML, Vega-López S, Pérez, Segura-Pérez-S, Damio G, Calle MC, D’Agostino D, Pérez-Escamilla, R., Determinants of Fasting Plasma Glucose and Glycosylated Hemoglobin Among Low Income Latinos with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes. J Immgr Minor Health (2011) 12:809-817




Chapman D, Wetzel K, Anderson A, Damio G, Perez-Escamilla R. Breastfeeding Peer Counseling: From Efficacy Through Scale-up. Journal Human Lactation 




Bermúdez-Millán A, Hromi-Fiedler A,  Damio G,  Segura-Perez S,  Pérez-Escamilla R. Egg Contribution towards the Diet of Pregnant Latinas. Ecol Food Nutr. 2009;383-403


Dharod JM, Paciello S, Bermúdez-Millán A, Venkitanarayanan K, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Hands Bacterial Contamination Increases Risk of Cross-Contamination among Low Income Puerto Rican Meal Preparers. J Nutr Educ Behavior. 2009;41:389-97


Hromi-Fiedler A, Bermúdez-Millán, A, Segura-Perez S, Damio G, Perez-Escamilla R.  Adaptation of the U.S. food security survey module for low-income pregnant Latinas: Qualitative phase. Journal Hunger Environmental Nutrition 2009; 4: 62-80.



Fitzgerald N., Damio G., Segura-Pérez S., Pérez-Escamilla R. Nutrition knowledge, food label use, and food intake patterns among Latinas with and without type 2 diabetes. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008; 108(6):960-7.


Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Grace Damio, Jeannette DeJesús, Laurine Bow, Jyoti Chhabra, Nancy H. Bull. The Connecticut Center of Excellence for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos. JHEOE 2008; 12(3):169-178.




Dharod JM, Pérez-Escamilla R, Paciello S, Bermúdez-Millán A, Venkitanarayanan K, Damio G. Comparison between self-reported and observed food handling behaviors among Latinas. J Food Prot. 2007; 70(8):1927-32


Anderson AK, Damio G, Chapman DJ, Pérez-Escamilla R. Differential response to an exclusive breastfeeding peer counseling intervention: the role of ethnicity. J Hum Lact. 2007; 23(1):16-23


Angela Bermudez-Millan, Grace Damio. “¡Hablemos!” – Building Evaluation and Health Literacy Research Into a Flagship Community Event at Hispanic Health Council. 



Merrill Singer. Cancer Community Forum. La Noticia de Salud Newsletter, 2(4), pp 4-5, Summer 2007. 


Grace Damio. Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities: Contributions from the Behavioral and Social Sciences.  La Noticia de Salud Newsletter, 2(2), pp 4, Winter 2007. 


Merrill Singer, Hassan Saleheen. Community Knowledge about Health Disparities: Findings From Survey. La Noticia de Salud Newsletter. 2(2), pp 2, Winter 2007. 


Ernest Quimby, Merrill Singer, Benjamin J. Bowser. Exploring the Boundaries of the AIDS Epidemic in the US. 



Damio G, De Jesús J, Humphries J, Samenfeld-Specht M, Singer M, Segura-Pérez S, McClave M. A Profile of Latino Health in Connecticut: The case for change in policy & practice. Latino Policy Institute, Hispanic Health Council 2006


Fitzgerald N, Himmelgreen D, Damio G, Segura-Pérez S, Peng YK, Pérez-Escamilla R. Acculturation, socioeconomic status, obesity and lifestyle factors among low-income Puerto Rican women in Connecticut, U.S., 1998-1999. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2006; 19 (5):306-13



Merrill Singer. The Farm/Nutrition Education Project. La Noticia de Salud Newsletter, 2(1), pp 5-6, Fall 2006. 


Merrill Singer. Diabetes Community Forum. La Noticia de Salud Newsletter, 1(3) pp 6-7, Summer 2006.


Merrill Singer. Latino Health Disparities in Connecticut. La Noticia de Salud Newsletter, Spring (1 and 2) pp 2-3, 2006.


Merrill Singer.  A Rainbow of Gangs: Street Cultures of the Mega-City.  American Anthropologist, 108(2), June 2006 (in press).


Merrill Singer. What is the “Drug User Community”?: Implications of Public Health.  Human Organization, 65(1) pp 72-80.


Merrill Singer, Greg Mirhej, Claudia Santelices, Erica Hastings, Juhem Navarro, Jim Vivian.  Tomorrow is Already Here, Or Is It? Steps in Preventing a Local Methamphetamine Outbreak.  Human Organization (in press).


Merrill Singer, Hassan Saleheen, Greg Mirhej, Claudia Santelices.  Bridging the Divide: Drinking among Street Drug Users.  American Anthropologist, 108(3), September 2006 (in press).


Benjamin P. Bowser, Ernest Quimby and Merrill Singer (Eds.) Communities Assessing Their AIDS Epidemics: Results of the Rapid Assessment of HIV/AIDS in U.S. Cities. Lanham, Maryland:Lexington Books (in press).


Monica Malta and Merrill Singer. A Qualitative Assessment of Long Distance Truck Drive’s Vulnerability to HI/AIDS in Itajai, Southern BrazilAIDS  Care 18(5), 2006 (in press).


Buchanan, David, Tooze, Janet A., Shaw, Susan, Kinzly, Mark, Heimer, Robert, and Singer, Merrill. Demographic, HIV Risk Behavior, and Health Status Characteristics of “Crack” Cocaine Injectors compared to Other Injection Drug Users in Three New England Cities.  Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  (in press).


Merrill Singer. Critical  Medical Anthropology: An Introduction.  Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities (in press), in Chinese.


Barbara Rylko-Bauer, Merrill Singer, and John van Willigin.  Reclaiming Applied Anthropology: Its Past, Present, and Future.  American Anthropologist, 8(1): 178-190.


Merrill Singer. New Drugs on the Street: An Introduction.  Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse 4(2) 1-7.


Merrill Singer. The Face of Social Suffering: Life History of a Street Drug Addict.  Waveland Press.


Merrill Singer.  Something Dangerous: Emergent and Changing Illicit Drug use and Community Health.  Waveland Press.



Anderson AK, Damio G, Young S, Chapman DJ, Pérez-Escamilla R. A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly Latina low-income community. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159 (9):836-41


Ricky Bluthenthal, Rehan Malik, Lauretta Grau, Merrill Singer, Patricia Marshall and Robert Heimer. Sterile Syringe Access Conditions and Variations in HIV Risk among Drug Injectors in Three Cities. Addiction 99:1136-1146, 2004.


Lauretta Grau, Ricky Bluthenthal, Patricia Marshall, Merrill Singer and Robert Heimer.  Psychosocial and Behavioral Differences among Drug Injectors who use and do not use Syringe Exchange Programs. AIDS and Behavior 9(4):495-504.


Tom Stopka, Merrill Singer, Wei Teng, John Horton, Wilson Compton.  Pharmacy Access to Over-the-Counter (OTC) Syringes in Connecticut: Implications for HIV and Hepatitis Prevention among Injection Drug Users.  AIDS & Public Policy Journal 17(4):115-126.


Merrill Singer and Delia Easton. Ethnographic Research on Drugs and HIV/AIDS in Ethnocultural Communities.  In The Handbook of Ethical Research with Ethnocultural Populations and Communities.  Celia Fisher & Joseph Trimble, Eds.  Sage Publications 14: 257-278, 2005. 


Merrill Singer and Margaret Weeks. The Hartford Model of AIDS: Practice/Research Collaboration.  Community Interventions and AIDS 7: 153-175.


Robert T. Trotter and Merrill Singer.  Rapid Assessment Strategies for Public Health: Promise and Problems.  Community Interventions and AIDS 6: 130-152.


Susan Shaw.  The Politics of Recognition in Culturally Appropriate Care. Medical Anthropology Quarterly.  19(3) 290-309, 2005.


Merrill Singer, Scott Clair, Jean Schensul, Cristina Huebner, Julie Eiserman, Raul Pino, and José García.  Dust in the Wind: The Growing Use of Embalming Fluid Among Youth in Hartford, CT.  Substance Use & Misuse 40 (8) 1035-1050.


Jim Vivian, Hassan Saleheen, Juhem Navarro, Merrill Singer, Greg Mirhej.  Under the Counter: The Diffusion of Narcotic Analgesics to the Inner City Street.  Journal of Ethnicity  in Substance Use and Misuse 4(2) 97-114.


Katie Mosack, Mary Ann Abbott, Merrill Singer, Margaret Weeks and Lucy Rohena. If I Didn't Have HIV I'd Be Dead Now: Illness Narratives of Drug Users Living with HIV/AIDS.  Qualitative Health Research 15(5):586-605.


Tim Rhodes, Merrill Singer, Philippe Bourgois, Samuel R. Friedman, and Steffanie A. Strathdee.  The Social Structural Production of HIV Risk among Injecting Drug Users.  Social Science & Medicine61:1026-1044.


Merrill Singer, Tom Stopka, Susan Shaw, Claudia Santelices, David Buchanan, Wei Teng, Kave Khooshnood, and Robert Heimer.  Lessons from the Field: From Research to Application in the Fight Against AIDS among Injection Drug Users in Three New England Cities. Human Organization Vol.64.No.2: 179-191 Summer 2005.


Merrill Singer, Greg Mirhej, Susan Shaw, Hassan Saleheen, Jim Vivian, Erica Hastings, Lucy Rohena, DeShawn Jennings, Juhem Navarro, Claudia Santelices, Alan H.B. Wu, Andrew Smith and, Alberto Perez.  When the Drug of Choice is a Drug of Confusion: Embalming Fluid Use In Inner City Hartford, CT.  Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse 4(2): 73-96.



Dharod J, Segura-Pérez S, Damio G, Bermúdez-Millán A, Pérez-Escamilla R. Influence of the Fight BAC! food safety campaign on an urban Latino population in Connecticut. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2004; 36(3):128-32


Chapman D, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Differential response to breastfeeding peer counseling within a low-income, predominantly Latina population. J Hum Lact. 2004; 20(4):389-96


Chapman D, Damio G, Young S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Association of degree and timing of exposure to breastfeeding peer counseling services with breastfeeding duration. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2004; 554:303-6


Chapman DJ, Damio G, Young S, Pérez-Escamilla R. Effectiveness of breastfeeding peer counseling in a low-income, predominantly Latina population: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004; 158(9):897-902.


Bermúdez-Millán A, Pérez-Escamilla R, Damio G, González A, Segura-Pérez S. Food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among Puerto Rican caretakers living in Hartford, Connecticut. J Food Prot. 2004; 67(3):512-6


Merrill Singer and Greg Mirhej.  The Understudied Supply Side: Public Policy Implications of the Illicit Drug Trade in Hartford, CT.  Harvard Health Policy Review Vol. 5, No. 2 36-47.


Yu Cheng, JiangHong Li, Michael Duke, and Merrill Singer. Community Outreach: A Case Study among Injection Drug Users in Guangzhou.  Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities (Chinese), 2004.


Merrill Singer, Greg Mirhej.  Bracing For The Arrival Of Methamphetamine. The Hartford Courant Newspaper, A15, Friday September 3, 2004.


Anderson, A., Damio G., Himmelgreen, D., Peng, Y., Segura-Perez, S., Pérez-Escamilla, R. Social Capital, Acculturation, and Breastfeeding Initiation among Puerto Rican Women in United States.  J Hum Lact. 2004; 20(1):39-45


Wilson  M. Compton, Joe C. Horton, Linda B. Cottler, Robert Booth, Carl G. Leukefeld, Merrill Singer, Renee Cunningham-Williams, Wendy Reich, Karen Fortuin Corsi, Michele Staton, Joseph L. Fink, Thomas J. Stopka, and Edward L. Spitznagel.  A Multistate Trial of Pharmacy Syringe PurchaseJournal Urban Health Vol.81, No.4: 661-670.


Donna J. Chapman; Grace Damio; Sara Young; Rafael Pérez-Escamilla.  Effectiveness of Breastfeeding Peer Counseling in a Low-Income, Predominantly Latina Population: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  Archives Pediatrics Adolescent Med. 2004; 158:897-902.

David Buchanan, Merrill Singer, Susan Shaw, Wei Teng, Tom Stopka, Kaveh Khoshnood, and Robert Heimer.  Syringe Access, HIV Risk, and AIDS in Massachusetts and Connecticut: The Health Implications of Public Policy. Unhealthy Health Policy 18: 275 – 285.


Merrill Singer and Arachu Castro.  Anthropology and Health Policy: A Critical Perspective. Introduction. Unhealthy Health Policy, 2004


Merrill Singer.  Why Is It Easier to Get Drugs than Drug Treatment in the United States?  Unhealthy Health Policy 19: 287 – 301.


Merrill Singer.  The Social Origins and Expressions of Illness.  British Medical Bulletin, Vol. 69: 9-19.


Michael Duke, Claudia Santelices, Anna Marie Nicolaysen & Johan Galarza.  Productions and Labor Conditions on Shade Tobacco Farms in the Connecticut River Valley.   Revista Chilena de Antropologia Visual, Vol. 3, 


Merrill Singer. Suppose They Did A Study and Nobody Cared. Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 14(1):2-3.


Merrill Singer.  The Stepchild of Health Research.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 14(1):5-6.


Merrill Singer.  Tobacco Use in Medical Anthropological Perspective. Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology, Health and Illness in the World’s Cultures, 1: 518-528


Stopka, Tom, Springer, Karen, Khoshnood Kaveh, Shaw, Susan, Singer, Merrill. Writing About Risk: Use of Daily Diaries in Understanding Drug-User Risk Behaviors. AIDS and Behavior 8(1):73-85, 2004.


Merrill Singer.  Knowledge on Risk, At Risk.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter, 15(2):3-5.


Merrill Singer.  Hunger Reloaded.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter, 15(2):5-6


David Buchanan, Merrill Singer, Susan Shaw, Wei Teng, Tom Stopka, Kaveh Khoshnood, and Robert Heimer.  Syringe Access, HIV Risk, and AIDS in Massachusetts and Connecticut: The Health Implications of Public Policy.  Unhealthy Health Policy A Critical Anthropological Examination, Castro, Arachu and Singer, Merrill, eds. Altamira Press, 18:275-285.



Damio G, Serrano M. The Comadrona Program: promoting maternal and infant health through social support – an evolving service model. Prac Anthr. 2003; 25(3):37-40


Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R, Bermúdez-Millan A, Stopka TJ, Gonzalez A, Segura-Pérez S, Rosario A, Himmelgreen D. Translating knowledge into practice: un ejemplo de nutricion en acción. Prac Anthr 2003; 25(3):41-45

David Buchanan, Susan Shaw, Amy Ford, and Merrill Singer. Empirical Science Meets Moral Panic: An Analysis of the Politics of Needle Exchange.  Journal of Public Health Policy, 24(3)4: 427-444.

Merrill Singer.  Poverty and IQ.  Society of Applied Anthropology Newsletter, 14(4):4. 

Nancy Romero-Daza, Margaret Weeks, and Merrill Singer.  “Nobody Gives a Damn if I live or Die”: Violence, Drugs, and Street-Level Prostitution in Inner-City Hartford, CT.  Medical Anthropology, 22:233-259, 2003.

Michael Duke, Merrill Singer, JiangHong Li, and Pushpinder Pelia. A Community-Based Organization Builds an International Initiative.  Anthropology News, p.15, January 2003.

David Brook, Judith Brook, Elizabeth Rubenstone, Chenshu Zhang, Merrill Singer and Michael Duke. Alcohol Use in Adolecents Whose Fathers Abuse Drugs.  Journal of Addictive Diseases, 22(1):11-34, 2003.

Merrill Singer. Enduring Challenges of Community-Based HIV Prevention Among not-in-Treatment Drug Users.  Strategies to Improve the Replicability, Sustainability, and Durability of HIV Prevention Interventions for Drug Users. Washington, D.C.: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2003.

Claudia Santelices, Anna Marie Nicolaysen, Julie Eiserman, Wei Teng, Tom Stopka and Merrill Singer. Embolle y VIH/SIDA en El Barrio: Un Atisbo Etnográfico Urbano. Ethnographias Visuales 2003.

Tom Stopka, Merrill Singer, Claudia Santelices, and Julie Eiserman. Public Health Interventionists, Penny Capitalists, or Sources of Risk? Assessing Street Syringe Sellers in Hartford, Connecticut.  Substance Use & Misuse, 38(9):1339-1370.

Richard Needle, Robert Trotter, Merrill Singer, Christopher Bates, J. Bryan Page, David Metzger and Louis Marcelin.  Rapid Assessment of the HIV/AIDS Crisis in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities: An Approach for Timely Community Interventions.  American Journal of Public Health, 93(6):970-979, 2003.

Scott Clair, Merrill Singer, Elsa Huertas, and Margaret Weeks. Unintended Consequences of using and Oral HIV Test on HIV Knowledge.  AIDS Care, 15(4):575-580, 2003.

Merrill Singer and Scott Clair.  Syndemics and Public Health: Reconceptualizing Disease in Bio-Social Context. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 17(4):423-441.

Merrill Singer.  The Hispanic Health Council: An Experiment in Applied Anthropology.  Practicing Anthropology, 25(3):2-7.

Jianghong Li, Susan Shaw, Merrill Singer and Scott Clair.  The Tensions of Unity: Challenges of Community Centered Research.  Practicing Anthropology 25(3):8-11, 2003.

Anna Marie Nicolaysen, Tom Stopka, Jianghong Li, and Claudia Santelices. The Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Community-Based Health Research.  Practicing Anthropology 25(3):16-18, 2003.

Julie Eiserman, Merrill Singer, Jean Schensul and Lorie Broomhall. Methodological Challenges in Club Drug Research.  Practicing Anthropology 25(3):19-22, 2003.

Claudia Santelices, Merrill Singer, and Anna Marie Nicolaysen.  Risky and Precarious Dependencies of Puerto Rican IDUs in El Barrio: An Ethnographic Glimpse. Practicing Anthropology 25(3):23-27, 2003.

Michael Duke, Wei Teng, Janie Simmons and Merrill Singer.  Structural and Interpersonal Violence Among Puerto Rican Drug Users. Practicing Anthropology 25(3):28-31, 2003.

Merrill Singer. An Organizational Life Cycle Perspective on the Development of the Hispanic Health Council. Practicing Anthropology 25(3):46-51, 2003.

Susan Shaw and Merrill Singer.  Communities in Conflict: The Struggle for AIDS Prevention.  Practicing Anthropology 25(3):32-36, 2003.

David Buchanan, Susan Shaw, Wei Teng, Poppy Hiser, and Merrill Singer. Neighborhood Differences in Patterns of Syringe Access, Use, and Discard Among Injection Drug Users: Implications for HIV Outreach and Prevention Education.  Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 80(3):438-454, September 2003.

Scott Clair, Jean J. Schensul, Monika Raju, Edward Stanek, and Raul Pino.  Will You Remember Me In The Morning? Test-Retest Reliability of a Social Network Analysis Examining HIV-Related Risky Behavior in Urban Adolescents and Young Adults.  Social Networks. (in press).

Merrill Singer and Scott Clair.  Syndemics and Public Health: Reconceptualizing Disease in Bio-Social Context.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17(4):423-441.


Merrill Singer.  Reversing the hierarchy: rethinking multidisciplinarity in drug research.  International Journal of Drug Policy 14(2003) 111-114.


Grace Damio and Maria Serrano.  The Comadrona Program: Promoting Maternal and Infant Health Through Social Support- An Evolving Service Model.  Practicing Anthropology 25(3): 37-40.


Grace Damio, Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Angela Bermudez-Millan, Tom Stopka, Anir Gonzalez, Sofia Segura-Perez, Aleja Rosario, and David Himmelgreen.  Translating Knowledge Into Practice: Un Ejemplo en Accion.  Practicing Anthropology 25(3): 41-45.



Thomas J. Stopka, Merrill Singer, Wei Teng, Joseph Horton, and Wilson Compton, III.  Pharmacy Access to Over-the-Counter Syringes in Connecticut: Implications for HIV and Hepatitis Prevention among Injection-Drug UsersAIDS & Public Policy Journal 17(4):115-126.

David Buchanan, Kaveh Khoshnood, Tom Stopka, Claudia Santelices, and Merrill Singer. Ethical Dilemmas Created by the Criminalization of Status Behaviors: Case Studies from Ethnographic Field Research with Injection Drug Users.  Health Education and Behavior 29(1):30-42.

Merrill Singer.  Toward the Use of Ethnography in Health Care Program Evaluation.  The Applied Anthropology Reader  pp 88-104.

Wendy Reich, Wilson Compton, Joe Horton, Linda Cottler, Renee Cunningham Williams, Robert Booth, Merrill Singer, Carl Leukefeld, Joseph Fink, Tom Stopka, Karen Fortuin and Michelle Staton Tindall.  Pharmacist Ambivalence About Sale of Syringes to Injection Drug Users. Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association 42(6) (Suppplement 2): 52-57.

Robert Heimer, Scott Clair, Lauretta E. Grau, Ricky N. Bluthenthal, Patricia A. Marshall, Merrill Singer.  Hepatitis-Associated Knowledge is Low and Risks are High in a Three-City Cohort of HIV-Savvy Injection Drug Users.  
Addictions 97(10):1277-1288.

Margaret Weeks, Scott Clair, Stephen P. Borgatti, Kim Radda, Jean J. Schensul.  Social Networks of Drug Users in High Risk Sites:  Finding the Connections.  AIDS & Behavior 6(2):  193-206.

Thomas Stopka, Sofia Segura-Perez, Donna Chapman, Grace Damio, Rafael Perez-Escamilla.  An Innovative community-based approach to encourage breastfeeding among Hispanic/Latino women.  Journal of The American Dietetic Association 102(6): 766-767.

Wendy Reich,Wilson Compton, Joseph Horton, Linda Cottler, Renee Cunningham-Williams, Robert Booth, Merrill Singer, Carl Leukefeld, Joseph Fink, Tom Stopka, Karen Corsi, Michelle Tindall MS.  Injection Drug Users Report Good Acces to Pharmacy Sale of Syringes.  Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association.  42(Supp 2): 68-72.

Wendy Reich,Wilson Compton, Joseph Horton, Linda Cottler, Renee Cunningham-Williams, Robert Booth, Merrill Singer, Carl Leukefeld, Joseph Fink, Tom Stopka, Karen Corsi, Michelle Stanton Tindall.  Pharmacist Ambivalence About Sale of Syringes to Injection Drug Users.  Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association 2002:42 (6 Supplement 2):52-57.

Robert Heimer, Scott Clair, Wei Teng, Lauretta Grau, Kaveh Khoshnood, Merrill Singer.  Effects of Increasing Syringe Exchange Use and HIV Risk: Connecticut, 1990-2000.  Journal of Urban Health 79(4): 556-570

Yun, Wu, Wang Qitian, Cong Rihui, Jianghong Li, Ian Newman, Merrill Singer, Christopher Bates, and Michael Duke, Eds. New Advancements in Preventive Medicine. Continuing Medical Education of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.  Hohhot, Inner Mongolia: Yuanfang Press, 2002.



Sherry Deren, Mark Beardsley, Susan Coyle, Merrill Singer, and Sung-yeon Kang.  HIV Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users in Low, Medium, and High Seroprevalence Communities.  AIDS and Behavior 5(1):45-50.

Robert Dushay, Merrill Singer, Margaret Weeks, Lucy Rohena, and Richard Gruber.  Lowering HIV Risk among Ethnic Minority Drug Users: Comparing Culturally Targeted Intervention to Standard Intervention.  The American Journal of Alcohol and Drug Abuse 27(3): 501-524.

Merrill Singer, Janie Simmons, Michael Duke, and Lorie Broomhall.  The Challenges of Street Research on Drug Use, Violence, and AIDS Risk.  Addiction Research and Theory 9(4): 365-402.

Merrill Singer.  African Derived Religions in Puerto Rico.  In: Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religion.  New York: Routledge, pp. 250-252.

Merrill Singer.  Black Jewish Movements.  In: Encyclopedia of African and African-American Religion.  New York: Routledge, pp. 52-55.

Merrill Singer.  Toward a Bio-Cultural and Political Economic Integration of Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Studies.  Social Science and Medicine 53:199-213.

Merrill Singer, Glen Scott, Scott Wilson, Delia Easton and Margaret Weeks.  “War Stories”: AIDS Prevention and the Street Narratives of Drug Users.  Qualitative Health Research 11(5):589-611.

Merrill Singer.  Understanding, Experiencing and Being: Ethical Issues, Theoretical Models, and Tenuous Boundaries in the Ethnography of Drug Use.  Journal of Psychoactive Drugs (in press).

Margaret Weeks, Scott Clair, Merrill Singer, Kim Radda, Jean Schensul, Scott Wilson, Maria Martinez, Glenn Scott and Glenn Knight.  High Risk Drug Use Sites, Meaning and Practice.  Journal of Drug Issues 31(1):781-808.

Patricia Marshall, Robert Heimer and Merrill Singer.  Ethical Considerations in Working with Injection Drug Users.  CIRA Notes 2(1):13&16.

Robert T. Trotter, II, Richard H. Needle, Eric Goosby, Christopher Bates, Merrill Singer. A Methodological Model for Rapid Assessment, Response, and Evaluation: The RARE Program in Public Health.  Field Methods 13(2):137-159.

Merrill Singer.  Institutionalized Racism and the Academic Institution.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 12(4): 17-18.

Merrill Singer.  Ethnography Please: AIDS in Minority Communities.  Anthropology News  March 2001.



David Himmelgreen, Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Sofia Segura-Millan, Yu-Kuei Peng, Anir Gonzales, Merrill Singer and Ann Ferris.  Food Insecurity among Low-Income Hispanics in Hartford, Connecticut: Implications for Public Health Policy.  Human Organization. 59(3): 334-342.

Merrill Singer, Elsa Huertas and Glenn Scott.  Am I My Brother's Keeper: A Case Study of the Responsibilities of Research.  Human Organization. 59(4): 389-400.

Mihaela Tanasescu, Ann M. Ferris, David Himmelgreen, Nancy Rodriguez, Rafael Perez-Escamilla.  Biobehavioral Factors Are Associated with Obesity in Puerto Rican Children.  American Society for Nutritional Sciences, pp. 1734-1742.

Lauren Haldeman, Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Ann M. Ferris, Linda Drake, David Himmelgreen, Harby Bonello, Anir Gonzalez, Sofia Segura-Millan, Ivette Mendez, Angela Bermudez, Nancy Romero-Daza.  Development of a Color-Coded Bilingual Food Label for Low-Literacy Latino Caretakers.  Society for Nutrition Education, pp. 152-160.

Merrill Singer.  Drug-Use Patterns:  An Ever-Whirling Wheel of Change.  Medical Anthropology 18:299-303.

Merrill Singer.  Poverty and Health: A Call to Anthropological Action.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 11(1):12-13.

Merrill Singer.  Evaluating a National AIDS Initiative.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 11(3):3-5.

Merrill Singer, Joy Ann Juvalis and Margaret Weeks.  High on Illy:  Studying an Emergent Drug Problem in Hartford, CT. Medical Anthropology 18:365-388.

Rafael Perez-Escamilla, David Himmelgreen, Harby Bonello, Yu-Kuei Peng, Gloria Mengual, Anir Gonzalez, Ivette Mendez, Jocelyn Cruz, Lisa Phillips.  Marketing Nutrition Among Urban Latinos:  The ¡Salud! Campaign.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association 100(6): 698-701.

Merrill Singer, Tom Stopka, Cara Siano, Kristen Springer, George Barton, Kaveh Khoshnood, April Gorry de Puga and Robert Heimer.  The Social Geography of AIDS and Hepatitis Risk: Qualitative Approaches for Assessing Local Differences in Sterile Syringe Access among Injection Drug Users. American Journal of Public Health 90(7): 1049-1056.

Merrill Singer. Why I am Not a Public Anthropologist.  Anthropology Newsletter 41(6).

Merrill Singer.  Updates on Projects Recovery and CONNECT.  Careers in Anthropology:  Profiles of Practitioner Anthropologists.  Paula Sabloff (ed.), pp 64-66.  NAPA Bulletin #20.  Washington, DC: National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, American Anthropological Association.

Jean Schensul, Cristina Huebner, Merrill Singer, Marvin Snow, Pablo Feliciano, and Lorie Broomhall.  The High, the Money, and the Fame:  The Emergent Social Context of “New Marijuana” Use among Urban Youth. Medical Anthropology, Vol. 18, 389-414.

Melanie Duckworth, D. Danielle Hale, Scott Clair, and Henry Adams.  Influence of Interpersonal Violence and Community Chaos on Stress Reactions in Children.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 15(8):806-826.

Merrill Singer.  Symbolic Identity Formation in an African American Religious Sect, The Black Hebrew Israelites. Black Zion, Oxford University Press pp. 55-72.

Merrill Singer and Roberta Daversa.  Autism and Anthropology.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter, 11(4):4-6.


Merrill Singer and Nancy Romero-Daza.  A Notable Connection Between Substance Abuse, Violence, and AIDS: Initial Findings From Research in the Puerto Rican Community of Hartford. The Bulletin of the Alcohol & Drug Study Group 34(2): 9-12.

Jean Schensul, Margaret Weeks, and Merrill Singer. Building Research Partnerships.  In: Research Roles and Research Partnerships, Book 6, The Ethnographer's Toolkit.  Margaret LeCompte, Jean Schensul, Margaret Weeks and Merrill Singer, pp. 85-164.  Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

Nancy Romero-Daza, David Himmelgreen, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Sofia Segura-Perez and Merrill Singer.  Food Habits of Drug-Using Puerto Rican Women in Inner-City  Hartford.  Medical Anthropology 18(3):281-298.

Merrill Singer, Patricia Marshall, and Michael Clatts.  Frontiers in AIDS and Drug Abuse Prevention Research--Toward the Integration of Anthropological and Epidemiological Approaches.  In: Cultural, Observational, and Epidemiological Approaches in the Prevention of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS.  Patricia Marshall, Merrill Singer, and Michael Clatts, eds., pp. 1-25.  Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Rafael Perez-Escamilla, David Himmelgreen, Sofia Segura-Perez, Anir Gonzalez, Ivette Mendez, Lauren Haldeman.  Knowledge of Folic Acid and Neural Tube Defects Among Inner-City Residents:  Have they heard about it?  Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 99(1):80-83.


Merrill Singer.  Studying Hidden Populations.  In: Mapping Networks, Spatial Data and Hidden Populations, Book 4, The Ethnographer's Toolkit.  Jean Schensul, Margaret LeCompte, Robert Trotter, E. Cromley and Merrill Singer, pp. 125-191.  Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.


Merrill Singer.  The Ethnography of Street Drug Use Before AIDS: A Historic Review.  In: Cultural, Observational, and Epidemiological Approaches in the Prevention of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS.  Patricia Marshall, Merrill Singer, and Michael Clatts, eds., pp. 228-264.  Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.


Merrill Singer.  Why Do Puerto Rican Injection Drug Users Inject So Often?  Anthropology and Medicine 6(1):31-58.


Merrill Singer.  Toward a Critical Biocultural Model of Drug Use and Health Risk.  In: Cultural, Observational, and Epidemiological Approaches in the Prevention of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS.  Patricia Marshall, Merrill Singer, and Michael Clatts, eds., pp. 26-50.  Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Merrill Singer.  Anthropology and the Politics of AIDS Fatigue.  Anthropology Newsletter.  40(3): 58.

Merrill Singer, Patricia Marshall, Robert Trotter, Jean Schensul, Margaret Weeks, Janie Simmons, Kim Radda.  Ethics, Ethnography, Drug Use and AIDS:  Dilemmas and Standards in Federally Funded Research.  Cultural, Observational, and Epidemiological Approaches in the Prevention of Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS.  Patricia Marshall, Merrill Singer, Michael Clatts, eds., pp. 198-222.  Bethesda, MA:  National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Merrill Singer, Michael Duke, Migdalia Soto, Margaret Weeks.  Violence in the Lives and Social Networks of Street Drug Users.  The Bulletin of the Alcohol and Drug Study Group.  34(3): 8-11.

Merrill Singer.  Shifting Gears in HIV Prevention Research.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter, 10(3):5-7.

Merrill Singer.  Report from the Field: Challenges of Street Ethnography. Anthropology News, p. 70



David Himmelgreen, Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Sofia Segural-Millan, Nancy Romero- Daza, Michaela Tranasescu, and Merrill Singer. A Comparison of the Nutritional Status and Food Security of Drug-Using and Non-Drug-Using Hispanic Women in Hartford, Connecticut.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology 107:351-361.

Merrill Singer, Hanteng Dai, Margaret Weeks, and Dorca Malave.  AIDS Risk Perception among Women Drug Users in Hartford, CT.  Women and Health 27(1/2):67-85.

Sherry Deren, Mark Beardsley, Susan Coyle and Merrill Singer.  HIV Serostatus and Risk Behaviors in a Multi-Site Sample of Drug Users.  Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 30(3):239-246.

David Himmelgreen and Merrill Singer.  HIV, AIDS, and Other Risks:  Findings from a Multisite Study.  American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 24(2):187-197.

Nancy Romero-Daza, Margaret Weeks, and Merrill Singer.  Much More Than HIV!  The Reality of Life on the Streets for Drug-Using Sex Workers in Inner City Hartford.  International Quarterly of Community Health Education 18(1):107-119.

Merrill Singer, Hans Baer, Sheryl Horowitz, Glenn Scott, and Beth Weinstein.  Pharmacy Access to Syringes among Injection Drug Users: Follow-Up Findings from Hartford, CT.  Public Health Reports 113 (Supplement 1):81-89.

Rafael Perez-Escamilla, David Himmelgreen, Sofia Segura-Perez, Anir Gonzalez, Ann M. Ferris, Grace Damio, Angela Bermudez-Vega. Prenatal and Perinatal Factors Associated with breast-Feeding Initiation Among Inner-City Puerto Rican Women.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association 98(6):657-663.

Margaret Weeks, Maryland Grier, Nancy Romero-Daza, Mary Puglisi, and Merrill Singer.  Streets, Drugs, and the Economy of Sex in the Age of AIDS.  Women and Health 27(1/2):205-228.

Merrill Singer.  The Development of Critical Medical Anthropology: Implications for Biological Anthropology.  In: Building a New Biocultural Synthesis: Political-Economic Perspectives on Human Biology.  Alan Goodman and Thomas Leatherman, eds, pp. 93-123.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Merrill Singer, David Himmelgreen, Bob Dushay, and Margaret Weeks. Variation in Drug Injection Frequency Among Out-of-Treatment Drug Users: a National Study.  American Journal of Drug andAlcohol Abuse 24(2)321-341.

Merrill Singer, Sheryl Horowitz, Kim Radda and Margaret Weeks.  Syringe Exchange Programs are Effective.  Anthropology Newsletter 39(5):45 & 47.

Margaret Weeks, Merrill Singer, David Himmelgreen, Phil Richmond, Maryland Grier, Kim Radda. Drug Use Pattersn of Substance Abusing Women: Gender and Ethnic Differences in an AIDS Prevention Program.  Drugs & Society, 13(1/2):35-61.

David Himmelgreen and Merrill Singer.  HIV,AIDS, and Other Health Risks: Findings from a Multisite Study- An Introduction. Drug Alcohol Abuse, 24(2): 187-197.


Merrill Singer, David Himmelgreen, Margaret Weeks, Kim Radda, and Rolando Martinez.  Changing the Environment of AIDS Risk: Findings on Syringe Exchange and Pharmacy Sale of Syringes in Hartford, CT.  Medical Anthropology 18(1):107-130.

Merrill Singer.  Needle Exchange and AIDS Prevention:  Controversies, Policies and Research.  Medical Anthropology 18(1):1-12.

Robert Heimer, Ricky Bluthenthal, Merrill Singer, and Kaveh Khoshnood.  Structural Impediments to Operational Syringe Exchange Programs.  AIDS and Public Policy Journal 11(4):169-184.

Merrill Singer.  Forging a Political Economy of AIDS.  The Political Economy of AIDS.  Merrill Singer, ed., pp. 3-32.  Amityville,NY: Baywood Publishing Company.

Merrill Singer.  Articulating Personal Experience and Political Economy in the AIDS Epidemic:  The Case of Carlos Torres. The Political Economy of AIDS.  Merrill Singer, ed., pp. 61-74.  Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing Company.



Merrill Singer. A Dose of Drugs, A Touch of Violence, A Case of AIDS: Conceptualizing the SAVA Syndemic.  Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology 24(2):99-110.

Merrill Singer and Luis Marxuach-Rodriquez.  Applying Anthropology to the Prevention of AIDS: The Latino Gay Men's Health Project.  Human Organization 55(2):141-148.

Margaret Weeks, David Himmelgreen, Merrill Singer, Stephen Woolley, Nancy Romero-Daza, and Maryland Grier. Community-based AIDS Prevention: Preliminary Outcomes of a Program for African American and Latino Injection Drug Users. Journal of Drug Issues 26(3):561-590.

Merrill Singer.  Farewell to Adaptationalism: Unnatural Selection and the Politics of Biology.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 10(4):496-515.

Margaret Weeks, Merrill Singer, Maryland Grier, and Jean Schensul.  Gender Relations, Sexuality, and AIDS Risk among African American and Latina Women.  In Gender and Health: An International Perspective, pp. 338-370. Carol Sargent and Caroline Brettell, eds.  NJ: Prentice Hall.

Merrill Singer and Margaret Weeks.  Preventing AIDS in Communities of Color: Anthropology and Social Prevention.  Human Organization 55(4):488-492.

Merrill Singer.  The Evolution of AIDS Work in a Puerto Rican Community Organization.  Human Organization 55(1):67-75.


Merrill Singer, Richard Needle.  Preventing AIDS among Drug Users:  Evaluating Efficacy.  Journal of Drug Issues.  26(3): 521-524.


David Himmelgreen.  Food Insecurity at Home: Considerations for Applied Research in the U.S.  CommuNicAtor 19(2):8-12.



Margaret Weeks, Jean Schensul, Sunyna Williams, Merrill Singer, and Maryland Grier.  AIDS Prevention for African American and Latina Women: Building Culturally and Gender Appropriate Intervention.  AIDS Education and Prevention 7(3): 251-263.

Merrill Singer.  Beyond the Ivory Tower: Critical Praxis in Medical Anthropology.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 9(1): 80-106. Reprinted in Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology, Peter Brown (ed.), Mayfield Publishing Co., 1997.

Merrill Singer, Margaret Weeks, and David Himmelgreen.  Sale and Exchange of Syringes (letter to the editor).  Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndromes and Human Retrovirology 10: 104.

Merrill Singer.  Providing Substance Abuse Treatment to Puerto Rican Clients Living in the Continental United States.  In: Substance Abuse Treatment in the Era of AIDS, Vol. II,  pp. 93-142.  Omowale Amuleru-Marshall, ed.  Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

Merrill Singer, Nancy Romero-Daza, Margaret Weeks, and Pushpinder Pelia.  Ethnography and the Evaluation of Needle Exchange in the Prevention of HIV Transmission.  In: Qualitative Methods in Drug Abuse and HIV Research. Elizabeth Lambert, Rebecca Ashery and Richard Needle, eds., pp. 231-257. National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Monographs No. 157.  Washington, D.C.: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

David Himmelgreen. Hunger in Our Own Backyard: Anthropological Contributions to Nutrition Policy in Inner Cities. Anthropology Newsletter, 36(6):22, 1995



Merrill Singer.  AIDS and the Health Crisis of the U.S. Urban Poor: The Perspective of Critical Medical Anthropology.  Social Science and Medicine 39(7): 931-948.

Merrill Singer.  Community Centered Praxis: Toward an Alternative Nondominative Applied Anthropology.  Human Organization 53(4): 336-344.

Merrill Singer.  The Politics of AIDS: Introduction.  Social Science and Medicine 38(10): 1321-1324.



Merrill Singer and Zhongke Jia.  AIDS and Puerto Rican Injection Drug Users in the United States.  In: Handbook on Risk of AIDS: Injection Drug Users and Sexual Partners. Edited by Barry Brown and George Beschner, pp. 227-255.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Margaret Weeks, Merrill Singer, Maryland Grier, Josephine Hunte-Marrow, and Charlyn Haughton.  AIDS Prevention and the African American Injection Drug User.  Transforming Anthropology 4(1-2):  39-51.

Margaret Weeks, Merrill Singer, and Jean Schensul.  Anthropology and Culturally Targeted AIDS Prevention.  Practicing Anthropology 15(4):17-20.

Merrill Singer, William Gonzalez, Evelyn Vega, Ivonne Centeno, and Lani Davison.  Implementing a Community Based AIDS Prevention Program for Puerto Ricans: The Comunidad y Responsibilidad Project.  In: AIDS Prevention and Services: Community Based Research.  Edited by Johannes P. Van Vugt. South Hadley, MA: Bergin and Garvey Press.

Merrill Singer.  Knowledge for Use: Anthropology and Community -Centered Substance Abuse Research.  Social Science and Medicine 37(1): 15-26.

Merrill Singer, Candida Flores, Lani Davison, William Gonzalez.  Reaching Minority Women:  AIDS Prevention for Latinas.  Practicing Anthropology  15(4): 21-24.

Merrill Singer.  A Rejoinder to Wiley's Critique of Critical Medical Anthropology.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly  7(2): 185-191.



Merrill Singer, Zhongke Jia, Jean J. Schensul, Margaret Weeks, and J. Bryan Page.  AIDS and the IV Drug User: The Local Context in Prevention Efforts. Medical Anthropology 14: 285-306.

Merrill Singer.  AIDS and U.S. Ethnic Minorities: The Crisis and Alternative Anthropological Responses.  Human Organization 51(1): 89-95.

Merrill Singer and Charlene Snipes.  Generations of Suffering: Experiences of a Pregnancy and Substance Abuse Treatment Program.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 3(1): 325-239.

Ralph Bolton and Merrill Singer.  Introduction:  Rethinking HIV Prevention--Critical Assessments of the Context and Delivery of AIDS Risk Reduction Messages.  Medical Anthropology 14: 2-4.

Merrill Singer.  The Application of Theory in Medical Anthropology: An Introduction.  Medical Anthropology 14: 1-8.

Gloria Weismann and the National AIDS Research Consortium (including Merrill Singer).  AIDS Prevention for Women at Risk: Experience from a National Demonstration Research Program.  The Journal of Primary Prevention  12(1): 49-63.

Merrill Singer, Freddie Valentin, Hans Baer, Zhongke Jia.  Why Does Juan Garcia Have a Drinking Problem?:  The Perspective of Critical Medical Anthropology.  Medical Anthropology.  14(1): 77-108.  

* Reprinted in Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology, Peter Brown (ed.), Mayfield Publishing Co., 1997.

Merrill Singer.  Matching Programs to Populations in Substance Abuse Treatment.  Addictions Nursing Network  4(2): 33-43.

Zhongke Jia, Merrill Singer, Nancy Lichtenberg.  Sociodemographic Characteristics and Risk Behaviors of Injection Drug Users and Sexual Partners Who Fail to Return for HIV Test Results.  Community-Based AIDS Prevention Among Intravenous Drug Users and Their Sexual Partners: The Many Faces of HIV Disease.  Bethesda, MD: NOVA Research Company.

Margaret Weeks, Maryland Grier, Josephine Hunte-Marrow, Waleska Perez, Mia Sanks, Merrill Singer.  Working Together to Make a Difference: A Consortium Model for Culturally Appropriate AIDS Intervention.  Community Based AIDS Prevention Among Intravenous Drug Users and Their Sexual Partners: The Many Faces of HIV Disease.  Bethesda, MD:  NOVA Research Company.

Charlyn Haughton, Mia Sanks, Waleska Perez, Josephine Hunte-Marrow and Merrill Singer.  Culturally Appropriate Intervention: "Doin' the Right Thang".  Community Based AIDS Prevention Among Intravenous Drug Users and Their Sexual Partners:  The Many Faces of HIV Disease.  Bethesda, MD:  NOVA Research Company.


Merrill Singer.  Biomedicine and the Political Economy of Science.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 6(4): 400-403.


Merrill Singer.  Confronting the AIDS Epidemic Among IV Drug Users:  Does Ethnic Culture Matter?  AIDS Education and Prevention 3(3): 258-283.

Merrill Singer, Candida Flores, Lani Davison, Georgine Burke, Zaida Castillo.  Puerto Rican Community Mobilizing in Response to the AIDS Crisis.  Human Organization  50(1): 73-81.

Merrill Singer, Ray Irizarry, Jean J. Schensul.  Needle Access as an AIDS Prevention Strategy for IV Drug Users:  A Research Perspective.  Human Organization.  50(2): 142-153.  

* Reprinted in Taking Sides:  Clashing Views on Controversial Issues on Drugs and Society.  Cortland, NY: Dushkin Publising Group, 1993. *

 * Reprinted in The American Drug Scene.  James Inciardi and K. McElrath, eds.  CA: Roxbury Publishing Co., 1995.  Reprinted in The Applied Anthropology Reader.  James H. McDonald, editor.  Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon Publishers, 2002.


Merrill Singer, Peggy Owens, Lydia Reyes.  Culturally Appropriate AIDS Prevention for HIV Drug Users and their Sexual Partners.  Community Based AIDS Prevention: Studies of Intravenous Drug Users and their Sexual Partners.  Pp. 234-240.  Washington DC:  US Department of Health and Human Services.

Zhongke Jia and Merrill Singer.  Sociodemographic Characteristics of AIDS Transmission in the USA.  Minority Population Studies.  (Peoples Republic of China) 2:1-7.

Gloria Weissman and the National AIDS Research Consortium (including Merrill Singer).  Drug Use and Sexual Behaviors Among Sex Partners of Injecting-Drug Users-United Sates, 1988-1990.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 40(49): 855-860.



Merrill Singer, Hans Baer, Ellen Lazarus.  Critical Medical Anthropology in Question.  Social Science and Medicine 30:V-VII.


Merrill Singer.  Reinventing Medical Anthropology: Toward a Critical Realignment.  Social Science and Medicine 30: 179-187.

Merrill Singer.  Postmoderninsm and Medical Anthropology: Words of Caution.  Medical Anthropology 12(3): 289-304.

Merrill Singer, Cándida Flores, Lani Davison, Georgine Burke, Zaida Castillo, Kelley Scalon, Migdalia Rivera.  SIDA: The Economic, Social, and Cultural Context of AIDS among Latinos.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 4: 72-114.

Merrill Singer, Zaida Castillo, Lani Davison, Cándida Flores.  Owning AIDS:  The Latino Organizations and the AIDS Epidemic.  Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Science 12(2): 196-211.

Ro Nesmith and the National AIDS Research Consortium (including Merrill Singer).  Risk Behaviors for HIV Transmission among Intravenous-Drug Users Not in Drug Treatment - United States, 1987-1989.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 39(16): 273-276.

Merrill Singer.  Organizational Culture in a Community-Based Health Organization:  The Hispanic Health Council.  Anthropology of Work Review 11(3): 7-12.

Merrill Singer.  Another Perspective on Advocacy.  Current Anthropology (Discussion and Criticism Section)31(5): 548-549.

Cándida Flores, Lani Davison, Enid Mercedes Rey, Migdalia Rivera, Maria Serrano. La Mujer Puertorriqueña, Su Cuerpo, y Su Lucha por La Vida: Experiences with Empowerment in Hartford, ConnecticutIn: From Abortion to Reproductive Freedom: Transforming a Movement. M.Fried, ed., pp 221-232. Boston MA, South End Press.



Merrill Singer.  The Limitations of Medical Ecology: The Concept of Adaptation in the Context of Social Stratification and Social Transformation.  Medical Anthropology 10(4): 218-229.

Merrill Singer.  The Coming of Age of Critical Medical Anthropology.  Social Science and Medicine 28(11): 1193-1203.

Merrill Singer, Roberto Garcia.  Becoming a Puerto Rican Espiritista: Life History of a Female Healer.  In: Women as Healers.  Edited by Carol Shepherd McClain, pp. 157-185, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

AIDS Community Research Group. “AIDS: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior in Hartford’s Neighborhoods” Hispanic Health Council Publication AI-6.



Merrill Singer, Lani Davison, Gina Gerdes.  Culture, Critical Theory, and Reproductive Illness Behavior in Haiti.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 2: 370-385.



Merrill Singer.  Cure, Care and Control:  An Ectopic Encounter with Biomedical Obstetrics.  In: Encounter with Biomedicine: Case Studies in Medical Anthropology.  Edited by Hans Baer, pp. 249-265.  New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.



Merrill Singer.  Toward a Political Economy of Alcoholism: The Missing Link in the Anthropology of Drinking.  Social Science and Medicine.  23(2): 113-130.  

* Reprinted (Spanish) in Nueva Antropología (Mexico) 10(34): 9-54, 1988.

Hans Baer, Merrill Singer, John Johnsen.  Introduction:  Toward a Critical Medical Anthropology.  Social Science and Medicine 23(2): 95-98.

Merrill Singer.  The Emergence of a Critical Medical Anthropology.  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17(5): 128-129.

Merrill Singer.  Comment on "Cultural Studies on Drinking and Drinking Problems:  An Introduction" by Pekka Sulkunen.  In: Cultural Studies on Drinking and Drinking Problems.  Edited by Pirjo Paakkanen and Pekka Sulkunen, pp. 18-25.  Helsinki, Finland:  Reports from the Social Research Institute of Alcohol Studies, No. 176.

Merrill Singer.  Saying What You Mean and Meaning What You Say About Alcohol.  Drinking and Drug Practices Surveyor 21: 24-25.



Jean J. Schensul.  Introduction: Collaborative Research and Social Action.  American Behavioral Scientist 29(2):131-133.

Jean J. Schensul, Maria Borrero and Roberto Garcia.  Applying Ethnography in Educational Change.  Anthropology and Education Quarterly 16(2):149-164.

Jean J. Schensul. Introduction: Collaborative Research and Social PolicyIn: CollaborativeResearch and Social Policy: Anthropology in Action. Donald Stull and Jean J. Schensul, eds. Westview Press.

Jean J. Schensul.  Urban ComadronasIn: CollaborativeResearch and Social Policy: Anthropology in Action. Donald Stull and Jean J. Schensul, eds.  Westview Press.

Merrill Singer, Lani Davison, and Fuat Yalin.  Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Hispanic AdolecentsConference Proceeding edited, from papers delivered at conference on Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Adolecents: State of Knowledge, State of Need.  Hispanic Health Council Publication CD-2.

AIDS Community Research Group. “AIDS: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Risk Behavior in an Ethnically Mixed Urban Neighborhood Community” Hispanic Health Council Publication MI-1.


Merrill Singer, Roberto Garcia.  La Guerison Spirite dans une Communaute'Portoricaine.  Mouvements Religieux (France) 45: 3-7.

Merrill Singer.  An Anti-Fable: The Anthropologist and the Snake.  Practicing Anthropology.  6(3-4): 3.  * Reprinted in Classics of Practicing Anthropology:  1978-1998, Patricia Higgins, Anthony Paredes, eds.  Oklahoma City, OK:  Society for Applied Anthropology, 1999.

Merrill Singer, Maria Borrero.  Indigenous Treatment for Alcoholism: The Case of Puerto Rican Spiritism.  Medical Anthropology 8(4): 246-272.

Merrill Singer.  Spiritual Healing and Family Therapy: Common Approaches to the Treatment of Alcoholism.  Family Therapy 9(2): 155-162.


Merrill Singer.  Of The Thought, Of The Thought, Of The Thought of Our Name.  Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter, 13(1):2-3.


Maria Gonzalez, L. Victoria Barrera, Peter Guarnaccia, Stephen L. Schensul.  "La Operación":  An Analysis of Sterilization in a Puerto Rican Community in Connecticut.  Work, Family and Health Latina Women in Transition  6: 47-61.

Jeffrey Backstrand and Stephen L. Schensul. Co-evolution in Outlying Ethnic Communities: The Puerto Ricans in Hartford.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):9-38.

Maria Borrero, Jean J. Schensuul and Robert Garcia.  Research Based Training for Organization Change.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):9-38.

Pertti J. Pelto, Maria Roman and Nelson Liriano.  Family Structures in an Urban Puerto Rican Community.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):39-58.

Jean Schensul, Iris Nieves and Maria D. Martinez.  The Crisis Event in the Puerto Rican Community.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):1-8.

Stephen L. Schensul and Maria Borrero.  Introduction: The Hispanic Health Council.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):1-8.

Stephen L. Schensul, and Jean Schensul.  Helping Resource Use in Puerto Rican Community.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):59-80.

Stephen L. Schensul, Maria Borrero, Victoria Barrera, Jeffrey Backstrand, and Peter Guarnaccia.  Model of Fertility Control in a Puerto Rican Community.  Urban Anthropology 11(1):81-100.