Andrew C. Stokes, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MA, University of Pennsylvania

Andrew C. Stokes, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. His research applies the analytic tools of demography to population health, with a focus on social determinants of health and health disparities across the life course. Dr. Stokes received his PhD in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Assistant Professor
Boston University College of Arts and Sciences
Social Research

Novel Methods for Evaluating the Association of Electronic Cigarette Use with Cardiovascular Health
08/01/2020 - 06/30/2025 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Real-World Outcomes Research in Obesity: Evidence from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink
07/24/2020 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc

Association of Electronic Cigarette Use with Respiratory Health
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
American Lung Association

Developing innovative ways to quantify COVID-19's total mortality burden and assessing the uneven socioeconomic and racial/ethnic impacts
05/01/2020 - 10/31/2021 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Assessing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on UK Morbidity and Mortality
10/01/2020 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd

Examining obesity as a factor in prescription opioid use and how it varies by demographic, socioeconomic, geographic, and health care factors
05/01/2018 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Identifying factors associated with progression to morbid obesity in a nationally representative sample of young adults in the United States
09/01/2016 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc

Examining the Real-World Effects of Surgical Smoke in the NHS I/II
11/11/2019 - 08/31/2020 (PI)
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc

USC/UCLA Center on Biodemography and Population Health
09/06/2018 - 06/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
University of Southern California NIH NIA

University of Washington Center for Demography and Economics of Aging-Overall
09/01/2017 - 12/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
University of Washington NIH NIA

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  1. Luck AN, Preston SH, Elo IT, Stokes AC. The unequal burden of the Covid-19 pandemic: Capturing racial/ethnic disparities in US cause-specific mortality. SSM Popul Health. 2022 Mar; 17:101012. PMID: 34961843; PMCID: PMC8697426; DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.101012;
  2. El-Shahawy O, Shah T, Obisesan OH, Durr M, Stokes AC, Uddin I, Pinjani R, Benjamin EJ, Mirbolouk M, Osei AD, Loney T, Sherman SE, Blaha MJ. Association of E-Cigarettes With Erectile Dysfunction: The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study. Am J Prev Med. 2022 Jan; 62(1):26-38.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34922653
  3. Busey A, Asfaw A, Applebaum KM, O'Leary PK, Tripodis Y, Fox MP, Stokes AC, Boden LI. Mortality following workplace injury: Quantitative bias analysis. Ann Epidemiol. 2021 12; 64:155-160.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34607011; DOI: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2021.09.015;
  4. Boakye E, Obisesan OH, Uddin SMI, El-Shahawy O, Dzaye O, Osei AD, Benjamin EJ, Stokes AC, Robertson RM, Bhatnagar A, Blaha MJ. Cannabis vaping among adults in the United States: Prevalence, trends, and association with high-risk behaviors and adverse respiratory conditions. Prev Med. 2021 Dec; 153:106800.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34520787; DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106800;
  5. Stokes AC, Lundberg DJ, Bor J, Elo IT, Hempstead K, Preston SH. Association of Health Care Factors With Excess Deaths Not Assigned to COVID-19 in the US. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 09 01; 4(9):e2125287.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34515787; PMCID: PMC8438594; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.25287;
  6. Xie W, Dumas O, Varraso R, Boggs KM, Camargo CA, Stokes AC. Association of Occupational Exposure to Inhaled Agents in Operating Rooms With Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among US Female Nurses. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 09 01; 4(9):e2125749.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34542617; PMCID: PMC8453320; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.25749;
  7. Baker JF, Stokes A, Pedro S, Mikuls TR, George M, England BR, Sayles H, Wolfe F, Michaud K. Obesity and the Risk of Incident Chronic Opioid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021 10; 73(10):1405-1412. PMID: 32475039; PMCID: PMC7704711; DOI: 10.1002/acr.24341;
  8. Glei DA, Stokes AC, Weinstein M. Widening Socioeconomic Disparities in Pain and Physical Function Among Americans Are Linked with Growing Obesity. J Aging Health. 2022 Jan; 34(1):78-87. PMID: 34459255
  9. Teufel F, Seiglie JA, Geldsetzer P, Theilmann M, Marcus ME, Ebert C, Arboleda WAL, Agoudavi K, Andall-Brereton G, Aryal KK, Bicaba BW, Brian G, Bovet P, Dorobantu M, Gurung MS, Guwatudde D, Houehanou C, Houinato D, Jorgensen JMA, Kagaruki GB, Karki KB, Labadarios D, Martins JS, Mayige MT, McClure RW, Mwangi JK, Mwalim O, Norov B, Crooks S, Farzadfar F, Moghaddam SS, Silver BK, Sturua L, Wesseh CS, Stokes AC, Essien UR, De Neve JW, Atun R, Davies JI, Vollmer S, Bärnighausen TW, Ali MK, Meigs JB, Wexler DJ, Manne-Goehler J. Body-mass index and diabetes risk in 57 low-income and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional study of nationally representative, individual-level data in 685?616 adults. Lancet. 2021 07 17; 398(10296):238-248. PMID: 34274065; PMCID: PMC8336025; DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00844-8;
  10. Stokes AC, Lundberg DJ, Bor J, Bibbins-Domingo K. Excess Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for US Death Investigation Systems. Am J Public Health. 2021 07; 111(S2):S53-S54.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34314220; PMCID: PMC8495654; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2021.306331;
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Uncounted: Inaccurate death certificates across the country hide the true toll of COVID-19

USA Today 12/26/2021

Vaping Associated With Over 2x The Erectile Dysfunction Risk, Study Says

Forbes 12/11/2021

The US is undercounting COVID deaths, researchers say. Now they have a tool to figure out why.

USA TODAY 12/9/2021

The US is undercounting COVID deaths, researchers say. Now they have a tool to figure out why.

USA Today 12/9/2021

Can Vaping Help You Quit Smoking?

BU Today 11/16/2021


COVID deaths severely undercounted among communities of color, new study finds

Salon 9/27/2021

Inaccurate reporting conceals COVID-19's impact on vulnerable populations

Medical News Today 9/17/2021

The Pandemic’s Hidden Toll Is Revealed in Excess Death Counts

Scientific American 9/1/2021

COVID, Quickly, Episode 8: The Pandemic’s True Death Toll and the Big Lab-Leak Debate

Scientific American 6/4/2021

Excess Deaths Reveal the Pandemic’s Hidden Toll in Some U.S. Counties

Scientific American 6/2/2021

Florida Governor to Ban ‘Vaccine Passports’

WebMD 3/30/2021

Republicans’ serious health problem — opposing the vaccines

Salon 3/21/2021

Covid-19 news: 1.4m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine unused in Germany

NewScientist 3/3/2021

Is Pro-Trump Bias Leading Some US Counties to Low Ball Covid-19 deaths?

BU Today 2/20/2021

CDC: COVID-19 causes historic tumble of life expectancy

Boston 25 News 2/18/2021

Undercounting of Covid-19 deaths is greatest in pro-Trump areas, analysis shows

STAT 1/25/2021

Smokers who occasionally vape are just as likely to suffer from heart and lung damage as those who only smoke cigarettes, study finds

Daily Mail 1/4/2021

Smoking Plus Vaping Just as Deadly as Smoking on Its Own: Study

U.S. News & World Report 1/4/2021

Vaping combined with smoking is likely as harmful as smoking cigarettes alone

Medical Xpress 1/4/2021

Vaping Increases Risk Of Lung Disease By More Than 40%

UNILAD 12/2/2020

Vaping May Up Your Risk of Lung Disease by Over 40%

Futurity 11/30/2020

More Evidence That Vaping Ups Lung Disease Risk

US News 11/14/2020

Coming Out As Bisexual Linked To Smoking Risk

Futurity 11/9/2020

Trump’s latest defense on Covid-19 is a false attack on health care workers

Vox 11/1/2020

Pandemic Death Toll Is Far Higher Than 200,000 In The US

Futurity 10/8/2020

Analysis Finds True US Pandemic Death Toll Is Much Higher Than 200,000

The Brink 10/8/2020

US coronavirus death toll may be undercounted by as much as 36%: Study of 'excess deaths' finds there may be another 75,000 unconfirmed COVID-19 fatalities

Daily Mail 10/5/2020

Shed the middle-age spread! Losing weight before you hit 40 can more than HALVE the risk of a premature death, study suggests

Daily Mail 8/17/2020

Over 25% Arthritis Cases In US Attributed To Excess Body Weight, Warns Study

International Business Times 8/5/2020

New Studies Link Opioid Prescriptions to Obesity

Pharmacy Times 4/10/2020

Opioid Prescriptions Linked to Obesity

Psyche Central 4/7/2020

JUUL use more than doubled among U.S. teens, young adults in one year

National Post 1/21/2020

Health Risks of NSAIDs Led to 'Significant Under-Treatment of Pain'

Pain News Network 12/12/2019

Vaping teens exposed to as much nicotine as tobacco smokers but don't know it

NBC News 4/22/2019

Vaping Teens Exposed To As Much Nicotine As Tobacco Smokers But Don't Know It

NBC News 4/22/2019

Teen E-Cigarette Use Linked To Eventual Smoking

Reuters 2/1/2019

Teens Who Vape Are More Likely To Smoke Cigarettes Later

The Verge 2/1/2019

Vaping May Pose Big Risk for Smoking in Otherwise 'Low-Risk' Kids

HealthDay News 2/1/2019
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