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Lisa F. Berkman, PhD


  • Berkman LF, Buxton O, Ertel K, Okechukwu C.Managers' practices related to work-family balance predict employee cardiovascular risk and sleep duration in extended care settings.J Occup Health Psychol. 2010 Jul;15(3):316-29.
  • Berkman LF.Social Epidemiology: Social Determinants of Health in the United States: Are We Losing Ground?.Annu Rev Public Health. 2009 Jan 19.
  • Rehkopf DH,Berkman LF,Coull B,Krieger N.The non-linear risk of mortality by income level in a healthy population: US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey mortality follow-up cohort, 1988-2001.BMC Public Health. 2008;8:383.
  • Berkman LF,Sivaramakrishnan K.WHO Commission on the social determinants of health: a bold new venture.Eur J Public Health. 2008 Dec;18(6):547.
  • Loucks EB, Magnusson KT, Cook S, Rehkopf DH, Ford ES, Berkman LF.Socioeconomic position and the metabolic syndrome in early, middle, and late life: evidence from NHANES 1999-2002.Ann Epidemiol. 2007 Oct;17(10):782-90.
  • Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, Dubowitz T, Barbeau EM, Bigby J, Emmons KM, Berkman LF, Peterson KE.The Influence of Social Context on Changes in Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: Results of the Healthy Directions Studies.Am J Public Health. 2007 Jul;97(7):1216-27.
  • Melchior M, Berkman LF, Kawachi I, Krieger N, Zins M, Bonenfant S, Goldberg M.Lifelong socioeconomic trajectory and premature mortality (35-65 years) in France: findings from the GAZEL Cohort Study.J Epidemiol Community Health. 2006 Nov;60(11):937-44.
  • Melchior M, Goldberg M, Krieger N, Kawachi I, Menvielle G, Zins M, Berkman LF.Occupational class, occupational mobility and cancer incidence among middle-aged men and women: a prospective study of the French GAZEL cohort*.Cancer Causes Control. 2005 Jun;16(5):515-24.
  • Cannuscio CC, Colditz GA, Rimm EB, Berkman LF, Jones CP, Kawachi I.Employment status, social ties, and caregivers' mental health.Soc Sci Med. 2004 Apr;58(7):1247-56.
  • Sorensen G, Emmons K, Hunt MK, Barbeau E, Goldman R, Peterson K, Kuntz K, Stoddard A, Berkman L.Model for incorporating social context in health behavior interventions: applications for cancer prevention for working-class, multiethnic populations.Prev Med. 2003 Sep;37(3):188-97.
  • Lee S, Kawachi I, Berkman LF, Grodstein F.Education, other socioeconomic indicators, and cognitive function.Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Apr 15;157(8):712-20.
  • Cannuscio CC, Jones C, Kawachi I, Colditz GA, Berkman L, Rimm E.Reverberations of family illness: a longitudinal assessment of informal caregiving and mental health status in the Nurses' Health Study.Am J Public Health. 2002 Aug;92(8):1305-11.
  • Michael YL, Berkman LF, Colditz GA, Holmes MD, Kawachi I.Social networks and health-related quality of life in breast cancer survivors: a prospective study.J Psychosom Res. 2002 May;52(5):285-93.
  • Carney RM, Blumenthal JA, Stein PK, Watkins L, Catellier D, Berkman LF, Czajkowski SM, O'Connor C, Stone PH, Freedland KE.Depression, heart rate variability, and acute myocardial infarction.Circulation. 2001 Oct 23;104(17):2024-8.
  • Kawachi I, Berkman LF.Social ties and mental health.J Urban Health. 2001 Sep;78(3):458-67.
  • Michael YL, Berkman LF, Colditz GA, Kawachi I.Living arrangements, social integration, and change in functional health status.Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jan 15;153(2):123-31.
  • Michael YL, Kawachi I, Berkman LF, Holmes MD, Colditz GA.The persistent impact of breast carcinoma on functional health status: prospective evidence from the Nurses' Health Study.Cancer. 2000 Dec 1;89(11):2176-86.
  • Mendes de Leon CF, Beckett LA, Fillenbaum GG, Brock DB, Branch LG, Evans DA, Berkman LF.Black-white differences in risk of becoming disabled and recovering from disability in old age: a longitudinal analysis of two EPESE populations.Am J Epidemiol. 1997 Mar 15;145(6):488-97.
  • Seeman TE, Berkman LF, Charpentier PA, Blazer DG, Albert MS, Tinetti ME.Behavioral and psychosocial predictors of physical performance: MacArthur studies of successful aging.J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 1995 Jul;50(4):M177-83.
  • Mendes de Leon CF, Fillenbaum GG, Williams CS, Brock DB, Beckett LA, Berkman LF.Functional disability among elderly blacks and whites in two diverse areas: the New Haven and North Carolina EPESE. Established Populations for the Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly.Am J Public Health. 1995 Jul;85(7):994-8.
  • Berkman LF.The role of social relations in health promotion.Psychosom Med. 1995 May-Jun;57(3):245-54.
  • Moritz DJ, Kasl SV, Berkman LF.Cognitive functioning and the incidence of limitations in activities of daily living in an elderly community sample.Am J Epidemiol. 1995 Jan 1;141(1):41-9.
  • Seeman TE, Berkman LF, Gulanski BI, Robbins RJ, Greenspan SL, Charpentier PA, Rowe JW.Self-esteem and neuroendocrine response to challenge: MacArthur studies of successful aging.J Psychosom Res. 1995 Jan;39(1):69-84.
  • Marenberg ME, Risch N, Berkman LF, Floderus B, de Faire U.Genetic susceptibility to death from coronary heart disease in a study of twins.N Engl J Med. 1994 Apr 14;330(15):1041-6.
  • Berkman LF, Seeman TE, Albert M, Blazer D, Kahn R, Mohs R, Finch C, Schneider E, Cotman C, McClearn G.High, usual and impaired functioning in community-dwelling older men and women: findings from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Successful Aging.J Clin Epidemiol. 1993 Oct;46(10):1129-40.
  • Colantonio A, Kasl SV, Ostfeld AM, Berkman LF.Psychosocial predictors of stroke outcomes in an elderly population.J Gerontol. 1993 Sep;48(5):S261-8.
  • Seeman TE, Berkman LF, Kohout F, Lacroix A, Glynn R, Blazer D.Intercommunity variations in the association between social ties and mortality in the elderly. A comparative analysis of three communities.Ann Epidemiol. 1993 Jul;3(4):325-35.
  • Berkman LF, Leo-Summers L, Horwitz RI.Emotional support and survival after myocardial infarction. A prospective, population-based study of the elderly.Ann Intern Med. 1992 Dec 15;117(12):1003-9.
  • Oxman TE, Berkman LF, Kasl S, Freeman DH, Barrett J.Social support and depressive symptoms in the elderly.Am J Epidemiol. 1992 Feb 15;135(4):356-68.
  • Moritz DJ, Kasl SV, Berkman LF.The health impact of living with a cognitively impaired elderly spouse: depressive symptoms and social functioning.J Gerontol. 1989 Jan;44(1):S17-27.
  • Berkman LF.The changing and heterogeneous nature of aging and longevity: a social and biomedical perspective.Annu Rev Gerontol Geriatr. 1988;8:37-68.