Asher Rosinger

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Biobehavioral Health

Research Summary

Dr. Rosinger's overall research program is designed to understand how humans meet their water needs, how this relates to adaptation, environmental changes, and water insecurity, and the resulting health, hydration, and disease consequences.

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Recent Publications

Household Food Insecurity, Hair Cortisol, and Adiposity Among Tsimane’ Hunter-Forager-Horticulturalists in Bolivia

Bethancourt, H. J., Ulrich, M. A., Almeida, D. M. & Rosinger, A. Y., Jun 2021, In: Obesity. 29, 6, p. 1046-1057 12 p.

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Hydration in relation to water insecurity, heat index, and lactation status in two small-scale populations in hot-humid and hot-arid environments

Bethancourt, H. J., Swanson, Z. S., Nzunza, R., Huanca, T., Conde, E., Kenney, W. L., Young, S. L., Ndiema, E., Braun, D., Pontzer, H. & Rosinger, A. Y., Jan 1 2021, In: American Journal of Human Biology. 33, 1, e23447.

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Drinking water salinity is associated with hypertension and hyperdilute urine among Daasanach pastoralists in Northern Kenya

Rosinger, A. Y., Bethancourt, H., Swanson, Z. S., Nzunza, R., Saunders, J., Dhanasekar, S., Kenney, W. L., Hu, K., Douglass, M. J., Ndiema, E., Braun, D. R. & Pontzer, H., May 20 2021, In: Science of the Total Environment. 770, 144667.

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Evaluating differences in whole blood, serum, and urine screening tests for zika virus, Puerto Rico, USA, 2016

Rosinger, A. Y., Olson, S. M., Ellington, S. R., Perez-Padilla, J., Simeone, R. M., Pedati, C. S., Schroeder, B. A., Santiago, G. A., Medina, F. A., Muñoz-Jordán, J. L., Adams, L. E., Galang, R. R., Valencia-Prado, M., Bakkour, S., Colón, C., Goodwin, M., Meaney-Delman, D., Read, J. S., Petersen, L. R., Jamieson, D. J. & 4 others, Deseda, C. C., Honein, M. A., Rivera-García, B. & Shapiro-Mendoza, C. K., May 2021, In: Emerging infectious diseases. 27, 5, p. 1505-1508 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Examining Recent Trends in the Racial Disparity Gap in Tap Water Consumption: NHANES 2011-2018

Rosinger, A. Y., Patel, A. I. & Weaks, F., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Public Health Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The embodiment of water insecurity: Injuries and chronic stress in lowland Bolivia

Rosinger, A. Y., Bethancourt, H. J., Young, S. L. & Schultz, A. F., Dec 2021, In: Social Science and Medicine. 291, 114490.

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Variation in urine osmolality throughout pregnancy: a longitudinal, randomized-control trial among women with overweight and obesity

Rosinger, A. Y., Bethancourt, H. J., Pauley, A. M., Latona, C., John, J., Kelyman, A., Leonard, K. S., Hohman, E. E., McNitt, K., Gernand, A. D., Downs, D. S. & Savage, J. S., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: European Journal of Nutrition.

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Reproductive Health Disparities in the USA: Self-Reported Race/Ethnicity Predicts Age of Menarche and Live Birth Ratios, but Not Infertility

Shirazi, T. N. & Rosinger, A. Y., Feb 2021, In: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. 8, 1, p. 33-46 14 p.

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Connecting the dots between climate change, household water insecurity, and migration

Stoler, J., Brewis, A., Kangmennang, J., Keough, S. B., Pearson, A. L., Rosinger, A. Y., Stauber, C. & Stevenson, E. GJ., Aug 2021, In: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 51, p. 36-41 6 p.

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Perspective: The Importance of Water Security for Ensuring Food Security, Good Nutrition, and Well-being

Young, S. L., Frongillo, E. A., Jamaluddine, Z., Melgar-Quiñonez, H., Pérez-Escamilla, R., Ringler, C. & Rosinger, A. Y., Jul 2021, In: Advances in Nutrition. 12, 4, p. 1058-1073 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review