Published Papers

Schnake-Mahl, A.S., Lazo, M., Dureja, K., Ehtesham, N. and Bilal, U., 2021. Racial and ethnic inequities in occupational exposure across and between US cities. Social Science & Medicine – Population Health, p.100959.

Schnake-Mahl, A.S., O’Leary, G., Mullachery, P.H., Vaidya, V., Connor, G., Rollins, H., Kolker, J., Roux, A.V.D. and Bilal, U., 2021. The impact of keeping indoor dining closed on COVID-19 rates among large US cities: a quasi-experimental design. Epidemiology

O’Leary, G., Schnake-Mahl, A.S., Vaidya, V., Bilal, U. and Kolker, J., 2021 Indoor Dining and In-Person Learning: A Comparison of 30 US Cities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(20), p.10967

Bilal, U., Tabb, L.P., Barber, S. and Diez Roux, A.V., 2021 Spatial Inequities in COVID-19 Testing, Positivity, Confirmed Cases, and Mortality in 3 US Cities: An Ecological Study. Annals of internal medicine

Schnake-Mahl, A.S. and Bilal, U., 2021 Schnake-Mahl and Bilal Respond to "Structural Racism and COVID-19 Mortality in the US". American Journal of Epidemiology, 190(8), pp.1447-1451


Lazo M, Bilal U, Correa C, Furukawa A, Martinez-Donate A, Zumaeta-Castillo C. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 in Latino Communities in Philadelphia. Urban Health Collaborative

Barber, S., Bilal, U., Diez Roux, A., Furukawa, A., Koh, C., Kolker, J., Li, R., McCulley, E., Rollins, H., Schnake-Mahl, A., Sharaf, A., Vaidya, V. (2021). Tracking Inequities in COVID-19 Related Outcomes in Select Cities. Urban Health Collaborative

Connor, G., Vaidya, V., Kolker, J., Li, R. (2020) Indoor Dining and COVID-19: Implications for Reopening in 30 U.S. Cities. Urban Health Collaborative

Barber, S. (2020). COVID-19 Health Equity in Cities: Conceptual Framework. Urban Health Collaborative


McCulley, E., Vaidya, V. (2021). Tracking COVID-19 Outcomes and Health Inequities in 30 Large US Cities: The COVID-19 Health Inequities in Cities Dashboard. Community Indicators Consortium 2021 Impact Summit.

Mullachery, P., Bilal, U., Kolker, J., Spoer, B. (2021). Inequities in COVID-19 in US cities: tools and metrics to track inequities and inform population health policy. Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science 2021 Conference (Panel).

McCulley, E. (2021). A Web-Based Dashboard to Track COVID-19 Outcomes and Health Inequities in large US Cities. Drexel University 2021 Population Health Symposium.

Bilal, U. (2021). COVID-19 Disparities in Large US Cities. Drexel University 2021 Population Health Symposium (Plenary).

Schnake-Mahl, A. (2021). COVID-19 Disparities in Large US Cities. Drexel University 2021 Population Health Symposium (Poster).

McCulley, E. (2021). Tracking outcomes and inequities of the COVID-19 pandemic across 30 US cities. National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership Summer 2021 Idea Showcase.

Diez-Roux, A., Bilal, U. (2021). Tracking Outcomes and Inequities in COVID-19 across BCHC Cities- A Webinar Big Cities Health Coalition.

Li, R. (2021). COVID-19 Health Inequities in Cities Dashboard: Public Launch Big Cities Health Coalition.

McCulley, E. (2020). BCHC COVID-19 Project Data Tracking Update Big Cities Health Coalition.