Asher Rosinger

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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

The co-occurrence of water insecurity and food insecurity among Daasanach pastoralists in northern Kenya

Bethancourt, H. J., Swanson, Z. S., Nzunza, R., Young, S. L., Lomeiku, L., Douglass, M. J., Braun, D. R., Ndiema, E. K., Pontzer, H. & Rosinger, A. Y., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Public Health Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Climate and hydrological seasonal effects on household water insecurity: A systematic review

Broyles, L. M. T., Pakhtigian, E. L., Rosinger, A. Y. & Mejia, A., May 1 2022, In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. 9, 3, e1593.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Cross-cultural variation in thirst perception in hot-humid and hot-arid environments: Evidence from two small-scale populations

Rosinger, A. Y., Bethancourt, H. J., Swanson, Z. S., Lopez, K., Kenney, W. L., Huanca, T., Conde, E., Nzunza, R., Ndiema, E., Braun, D. R. & Pontzer, H., Jun 2022, In: American Journal of Human Biology. 34, 6, e23715.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Examining recent trends in the racial disparity gap in tap water consumption: NHANES 2011-2018

Rosinger, A. Y., Patel, A. I. & Weaks, F., Feb 11 2022, In: Public Health Nutrition. 25, 2, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Tap Water Avoidance Is Associated with Lower Food Security in the United States: Evidence from NHANES 2005-2018

Rosinger, A. Y., Bethancourt, H. J. & Young, S. L., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Using Water Intake Dietary Recall Data to Provide a Window into US Water Insecurity

Rosinger, A. Y., May 1 2022, In: Journal of Nutrition. 152, 5, p. 1263-1273 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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., Feb 2022, In: European Journal of Nutrition. 61, 1, p. 127-140 14 p.

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The role of water in environmental migration

Stoler, J., Pearson, A. L., Rosinger, A. Y., Lee, A. E., Bombardi, R., Brewis, A., Keough, S. B., López-Carr, D., Shrader, C. H., Stauber, C. E., Stevenson, E. G. J., Sullivan, A. & Tutu, R. A., May 1 2022, In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. 9, 3, e1584.

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Water sharing is a distressing form of reciprocity: Shame, upset, anger, and conflict over water in twenty cross-cultural sites

Household Water Insecurity Experiences Research Coordination Network, Jun 2022, In: American Anthropologist. 124, 2, p. 279-290 12 p.

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

High sugar intake from sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with prevalence of untreated decay in US adults: NHANES 2013–2016

Moss, M. E., Luo, H., Rosinger, A. Y., Jacobs, M. M. & Kaur, R., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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 othersDeseda, 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

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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