Stephen Metraux PhD
Stephen Metraux PhD
Director of the Health Policy Program
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
BS, Grinnell College
MA, University of Texas, Arlington
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
- Urban Health
- Medical Sociology
- Community Integration and Institutional Transitions
Dr. Metraux has done extensive research on homelessness and housing, mental illness and community integration, prison reentry, and other aspects of urban health. He is working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs as part of their commitment to ending homelessness among veterans by 2015.
Selected Scholarly Activity
Metraux, Stephen, Limin Clegg, John D. Daigh, Dennis P. Culhane & Vincent Kane (2013). “Risk factors for becoming homeless among a cohort of veterans who served in the era of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.” American Journal of Public Health (November issue).
Culhane, Dennis P., Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Magdi Stino & Jay Bainbridge (2013). “The Age Structure of Contemporary Homelessness: Evidence and Implications for Public Policy.” Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (published online before print) doi: 10.1111/asap.12004.
Montgomery, Ann Elizabeth, Stephen Metraux & Dennis P. Culhane (2013). ”Rethinking Homelessness Prevention among Persons with Serious Mental Illness.” Social Issues and Policy Review 7(1): 57-80.
Metraux, Stephen, Eugene Brusilovskiy, Janet A. Prvu-Bettger, Yin-Ling Irene Wong, & Mark Salzer (2012). ”Geographic Access to and Availability of Community Resources for Persons Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness in Philadelphia USA.” Health & Place 18: 620-629.
Fargo, Jamison; Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Ellen Munley, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Harlan Jones, George Sheldon, Vincent Kane, & Dennis P. Culhane (2012). “Prevalence and Risk of Homelessness among U.S. Veterans: A Multisite Investigation.” Preventing Chronic Disease 9: 110-112.
Metraux, Stephen, Nick Eng, Jay Bainbridge & Dennis P. Culhane (2011). “Mortality among Unaccompanied Adults and Adults with Children Entering New York City Shelters between 1990-2002: The Impact of Homelessness Pattern and Housing Placement on Mortality Risk.” Journal of Urban Health 88(6): 1091-1104.
Deputy Director of Research, National Center for Homelessness Among Veterans at the US Department of Veterans Affairs
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