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Pramil Singh, DrPH
Director, Center for Health Research, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Publications    Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Singh PN, Arthur K, Orlich M, James W, Purty A, Job JS, Rajaram S, Sabate J. Global Epidemiology of Obesity, Vegetarian Diet Patterns, and Non-communicable Disease in Asian Indians. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (in press) ( 4/2014 )
  • Lopez JR, Somsamouth K, Mounivong B, Sinclair R, Soret S, Knutsen S, Singh PN. Environmental exposures, Lung function, and Respiratory Health In Rural Lao PDR. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 45(1):198-207 ( 1/2014 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Clark RW, Herring P, Sabate J, Shavlik D, Fraser GE.  Obesity and Life Expectancy among Long Lived Black Adults.  Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences 69(1) 63-72  (doi:10.1093/gerona/glt049) ( 1/2014 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Natto Z, Saxena R, Banerjee H, Yel D, Khieng S, Job JS. Cotinine levels among betel quid users and cigarette smokers in Cambodia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health.25(5):84-91. doi: 10.1177/1010539513493459 ( 9/2013 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Eng C, Yel D, Kheam T, Job JS, Kanal K. Maternal use of cigarettes, pipes, and smokeless tobacco associated with higher infant mortality rates in Cambodia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 25 (5):64-74. (doi:10.1177/1010539513493458) ( 9/2013 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Khieng S, Yel D, Nguyen D, Job JS. Validity and reliability of survey items and pictograms for use in a national household survey of tobacco use in Cambodia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 25(5):45-53. (doi:10.1177/1010539513486920). ( 9/2013 ) Link...
  • Orlich MJ, Singh PN, Sabate J, Jaceldo-Siegl K, Fan J, Knutsen S, Fraser GE. Vegetarian Dietary Patterns and Mortality in Adventist Health Study 2.  JAMA Internal Medicine, 173 (13), 1230-1238  ( 6/2013 ) Link...
  • Martin R, Safaee SD, Somsamouth K, Mounivong B, Sinclair R, Bansal S, Singh PN.  Mixed Methods Pilot Study of Sharing Behaviors among Waterpipe Smokers of Rural Laos PDR: Implications for Infectious Disease Transmission. International Journal of Environmental Research in Public Health (doi:10.3390/ijerph10062120) ( 6/2013 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Khieng S, Yel D, Nguyen D, Job JS. Validity and Reliability of Survey Items and Pictograms for Use in a National Household Survey of Tobacco Use in Cambodia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health (doi: 10.1177/1010539513486920). ( 5/2013 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Kheam T, Lopez J, Job JS,Yel D. Patterns of Maternal Tobacco Use Among Cambodian Women : Findings From a Nationwide Sample. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health (doi: 10.1177/1010539513487014) ( 5/2013 ) Link...
  • Batech M, Tonstad S, Job JS, Chinnock R, Oshiro B, Allen Merritt T, Page G, Singh PN. Estimating the Impact of Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy: The San Bernardino County Experience. Journal of Community Health. ( 5/2013 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Washburn D, Yel D, Kheam T, Job J. Poverty does not limit Tobacco Consumption in Cambodia: Quantitative Estimate of Tobacco Use under Conditions of No Income and Adult Malnutrition. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health (doi:10.1177/1010539513486919)     ( 5/2013 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Yel D, Kheam T, Hurd G, Job J.  Cigarette Smoking and Tuberculosis in Cambodia: Findings from a National Sample.  Tobacco Induced Diseases. (doi:10.1186/1617-9625-11-8) ( 3/2013 ) Link...
  • Banta JE, Addison A, Job J, Yel D, Kheam T, Singh PN. Patterns of Alcohol and Tobacco use in Cambodia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1177/1010539512464649 ( 11/2012 ) Link...
  • Kyulo N, Knutsen S, Tonstad S, Fraser GE, Singh PN. Validation of Recall of Body Weight over a 26 year Period in Cohort Members of Adventist Health Study 2, Annals of Epidemiology ( 7/2012 ) Link...
  • Tonstad S, Job JS, Batech M, Yel D, Kheam T, Singh PN. Adult Tobacco Cessation in Cambodia: II. Determinants of Intent to Quit.  Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health  ( 5/2012 ) Link...
  • Tonstad S, Job JS, Batech M, Yel D, Kheam T, Singh PN. Adult Tobacco Cessation in Cambodia: I. Determinants of Quitting Tobacco Use . Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health ( 5/2012 ) Link...
  • Lopez JR, Somsamouth K, Mounivong B, Sinclair R, Singh PN. Carbon Monoxide Levels in Waterpipe Smokers in Rural Laos PDR. Tobacco Control (doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050431) ( 5/2012 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Natto Z, Job JS, Yel D, Knutsen S. Betel Quid Use in relation to Infectious Disease Outcomes in Cambodia.  International Journal of Infectious Disease,doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2011.12.006 ( 1/2012 ) Link...
  • Kyulo N, Knutsen SF, Fraser GE, Singh PN. Effect of Weight Loss in Adults on Estimation of Risk due to Adiposity in a Cohort Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Jan;20(1):206-13. doi: 10.1038/oby.2011.281. Epub 2011 Sep 22. ( 1/2012 ) Link...
  • Yel D, Bui A, Job J, Knutsen S, Singh PN.  Beliefs about Tobacco and Addiction among Adults in Cambodia: Findings from a National Survey. Journal of Religion and Health (DOI: 10.1007/s10943-011-9537-x) ( 9/2011 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Haddad E, Tonstad S, Fraser GE.  Does excess body fat maintained after the seventh decade decrease life expectancy? (DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03419.x) Journal of the American Geriatric Society  ( 6/2011 ) Link...
  • Singh PN. Chronic disease burden in rural India attributable to diet, obesity, and tobacco use. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 2011;57:1-2 ( 1/2011 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Neergaard J, Job JS, El Setouhy M, et al. Differences in Health and Religious Beliefs about Tobacco Use among Waterpipe users in the Rural Male population of Egypt.(DOI: 10.1007/s10943-010-9431-y) Journal of Religion and Health ( 12/2010 ) Link...
  • Ndiku M,Jaceldo-Siegl K,Singh PN,  Sabaté J, Gender inequality in food intake and nutritional status of children under 5 years old in rural Eastern Kenya, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 10.1038/ejcn.2010.197 ( 9/2010 ) Link...
  • Cumberland S, Ghent A, Singh PN, Bettcher D. Cambodian Women Chew Tobacco for Morning Sickness. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 87(12):885-886. ( 12/2009 )
  • Singh PN, Yel D, Sinn S, Sothy K, Lopez L, Job JS, Ferry L, Knutsen SF.  Tobacco Use among Adults in Cambodia: Evidence for a Tobacco Epidemic among Cambodian Women.  Bulletin of the World Health Organization 87: 905-912 ( 9/2009 ) Link...
  • Segovia Siapco G, Singh PN, Haddad E, Sabate J.. "Relative Validity of a Food Frequency Questionnaire Used to Assess Food Intake During a Dietary Intervention Study." Nutrition and Cancer 60(5):603-11 ( 9/2008 ) Link...
  • Vang A, Singh PN, Lee J, Haddad E, Brinegar C. "Meats, Processed Meats, Obesity, Weight Gain, and the Occurrence of Diabetes Among Adults: Findings from the Adventist Health Studies." Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism .52(2):96-104. ( 3/2008 ) Link...
  • Rudatsikira E, Knutsen SF, Job J, Singh PN, Daravuth Y, et al. "Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke in the Non-smoking Population of Cambodia." American Journal of Preventive Medicine    Jan;34(1):69-73, 2008 ( 1/2008 ) Link...
  • Neergaard J, Singh PN, Job J, Montgomery S. . "Waterpipe Smoking and Nicotine Exposure: A Review and Meta-Analysis of Current Evidence." Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal 9.10: 987-994. ( 10/2007 ) Link...
  • Segovia-Siapco G, Singh PN, Jaceldo-Siegl K, Sabate J. "Validation of a Food Frequency Questionnaire for Measurement of Nutrient Intake." Public Health Nutrition 10.2: 177-184. ( 1/2007 )
  • Crandall, A., Job, J. S., Singh, PN., Arole, S., Arole, R.. "Village Health Workers Improve Child Health: The Jamkhed, India Experience." International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities 5.1 (2007): 41-54. ( 1/2007 ) Link...
  • Rudatsikira E, Singh PN, Knutsen SF, Job J. "Variables associated with Weapon carrying among Middle School Students in Southern California." Journal of Adolescent Health 40.5 (2007): 470-473. ( 1/2007 )
  • Kiani F, Knutsen S, Singh P, Ursin G, Fraser G.. "Dietary risk factors for ovarian cancer: the Adventist Health Study (United States).." Cancer Causes and Control 17.2 (2006): 137-146. ( 1/2006 ) Link...
  • Ferry LH, Job J, Knutsen S, Montgomery S, Petersen F, Rudatsikira E, Singh P.. "Mentoring Cambodian and Lao health professionals in tobacco control leadership and research skills.." Tobacco Control 15.1 (2006): 42-47. ( 1/2006 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Sabate J, Fraser GE. . "Does low meat consumption increase life expectancy in humans?." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 78.3 (2003): 526-532. ( 1/2003 ) Link...
  • Trevitt CR and Singh PN. . "Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: pathology, epidemiology, and public health implications.." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 78.3 (2003): 651-656. ( 1/2003 ) Link...
  • Lousuebsakul V, Knutsen SM, Singh PN, Gram IT. . "Is colposcopic biopsy overused among women with a cytological diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS)?." Journal of Women''s Health (Larchmt) 12.6 (2003): 553-559. ( 1/2003 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Fraser GE, Knutsen SF, Lindsted KD, Bennett HW. . "Validity of a physical activity questionnaire among African-American Seventh-day Adventists.." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33.3 (2001): 468-475. ( 1/2001 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Haddad E, Knutsen SF, Fraser GE. . "The effect of menopause on the relation between weight gain and mortality among women.." Menopause 8.5 (2001): 314-320. ( 1/2001 ) Link...
  • Lousuebsakul V, Knutsen SM, Singh PN, Gram IT. . "Variables associated with squamous intraepithelial lesions among women with a cytologic diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance.." Anal Quant Cytol Histol. 23.5 (2001): 355-361. ( 1/2001 ) Link...
  • Singh PN and Wang X. . "Simulation study of the effect of the early mortality exclusion on confounding of the exposure-mortality relation by preexisting disease.." American Journal of Epidemiology 154.10 (2001): 963-971. ( 1/2001 ) Link...
  • Singh N, Singh PN, Hershman JM. . "Effect of calcium carbonate on the absorption of levothyroxine.." Journal of American Medical Association 283.21 (2000): 2822-2825. ( 1/2000 ) Link...
  • Singh PN. "Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal U.S. women.." Annals of Internal Medicine 13.10 (1999): 791-792. ( 1/1999 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Lindsted KD, Fraser GE.. "Body weight and mortality among adults who never smoked.." American Journal of Epidemiology 150.11 (1999): 1152-1164. ( 1/1999 ) Link...
  • Singh PN and Lindsted KD.. "Body mass and 26-year risk of mortality from specific diseases among women who never smoked.." Epidemiology 9.3 (1998): 246-254. ( 1/1998 )
  • Ballard JL, Bergan JJ, Singh P, Yonemoto H, Killeen JD. . "Aortoiliac stent deployment versus surgical reconstruction: analysis of outcome and cost.." Journal of Vascular Surgery 28.1 (1998): 94-101. ( 1/1998 ) Link...
  • Lindsted KD and Singh PN.. "Body mass and 26 y risk of mortality among men who never smoked: a re-analysis among men from the Adventist Mortality Study.." International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabloic Disorders. 22.6 (1998): 544-548. ( 1/1998 ) Link...
  • Singh PN and Fraser GE.. "Dietary risk factors for colon cancer in a low-risk population.." American Journal of Epidemiology 148.8 (1998): 761-774. ( 1/1998 ) Link...
  • Singh PN. "Dietary beta-carotene, vitamin C, and risks of prostate cancer.." Epidemiology 8.1 (1997): 114-115. ( 1/1997 ) Link...
  • Lindsted KD and Singh PN.. "Body mass and 26-year risk of mortality among women who never smoked: findings from the Adventist Mortality Study.." American Journal of Epidemiology 146.1 (1997): 1-11. ( 1/1997 ) Link...
  • Fraser GE, Singh PN, Bennett H. . "Variables associated with cognitive function in elderly California Seventh-day Adventists.." American Journal of Epidemiology 143.12 (1996): 1181-1190. ( 1/1996 ) Link...
  • Singh PN, Tonstad S, Abbey DE, Fraser GE. . "Validity of selected physical activity questions in white Seventh-day Adventists and non-Adventists.." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 28.8 (1996): 1026-1037. ( 1/1996 ) Link...
  • Morgan JW and Singh PN . "Diet, body mass index, and colonic epithelial cell proliferation in a healthy population.." Nutrition and Cancer 23.3 (1995): 247-257. ( 1/1995 )
  • Nademanee K, Intarachot V, Singh PN, et al. "Characteristics and clinical significance of silent myocardial ischemia in unstable angina.." American Journal of Cardiology 58.4 (1986): 26-33. ( 1/1986 ) Link...
  • Nademanee K, Feld G, Hendrickson J, Singh PN, et al. "Electrophysiologic and antiarrhythmic effects of sotalol in patients with life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias.." Circulation 72.3 (1985): 555-564. ( 1/1985 ) Link...
  Books and Chapters
  • Pramil Singh. "Does Low Meat Consumption Contribute to Greater Longevity" In Vegetarian Nutrition (Ed. J Sabate). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2001. 135 - 170 ( 1/2001 ) Link...
  Non-Scholarly Journals
  • Pramil Singh"Is it Normal to Gain Weight as You Get Older?." WebMD 07 08 2000: ( 8/2000 )