CherylCherpitel
  • Cheryl J. Cherpitel, DrPH

  • Senior Scientist, Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on Alcohol Epidemiology and Injury

  • Email

    ccherpitel@arg.org
  • Phone

    510-898-5843
  • Expertise

    The epidemiology of alcohol and casualties and violence-related injuries in emergency room (ER) populations and general population with a special focus on Mexican-origin populations; validity of self-reported alcohol consumption based on breathalyzer readings; health services utilization; risk taking and risk curve analysis of alcohol and injuries; drinking patterns and problems among primary care populations; and screening for alcohol problems.
Current Projects
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Selected Publications
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye Y., Kerr, W.C. (2016). Relationship of usual volume and heavy consumption to risk of alcohol-related injury: racial/ethnic disparities in four U.S. National Alcohol Surveys. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77 (1) 58-67 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel C.J., Ye Y., Bond J., Borges G., Monteiro M. (2015). Relative risk of injury from acute alcohol consumption: modeling the dose-response relationship in emergency department data from 18 countries. Addiction, 110 (2) 279-88 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel C.J., Ye Y., Bond J., Zemore S.E., Borges G., Greenfield T.K. (2015). Border effects on DSM-5 alcohol use disorders on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Jan. 19 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y. (2015). Performance of the RAPS4/RAPS4-QF for DSM-5 compared to DSM-IV alcohol use disorders in the general population: data from the 2000-2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 151 258-261 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y., Zemore, S., Bond, J., Borges, G. (2015). The effect of cross-border mobility on alcohol and drug use among Mexican-American residents living at the U.S.-Mexico border. Addictive Behaviors, 50: 28-33 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y. (2015). Risky drinking, alcohol use disorders and health services utilization in the U.S. general population: data from the 2005 and 2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39 (9) 1698-1704. Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y., Bond, J., Borge,s G., Monteiro, M., Chou, P., Hao, W. (2015). Alcohol attributable fraction for injury morbidity from the dose-response relationship of acute alcohol consumption: emergency department data from 18 countries. Addiction, 110 (11) 1724-1732 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y.,  Moskalewicz, J.,  Swiatkiewicz, G. (2015). Does Brief Intervention Work For Heavy Episodic Drinking? A Comparison of Emergency Department Patients in Two Cultures. Alkoholizm i Narkomania (Alcoholism and Drug Addiction), Sept 28 (3) 145-162 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y. (2014). Differences in risk of injury in the U.S. general population by injury treatment type: data from the 1995-2010 National Alcohol Surveys. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38 1094-1099 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J. (2014). Focus on: the burden of alcohol use – trauma and emergency outcomes. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews, 35 150-154 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y., Bond, J., Stockwell, T., Vallance, K., Martin, G., Brubacher, J., MacPherson, A. (2014). Risk of injury from drinking: the difference which study design makes. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38 235-240 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Borges, G., Giesbrecht, N., Monteiro, M., Stockwell, T. (Editors) (2013). Prevention of Alcohol-related injuries in the Americas: From Evidence to Policy Action. Washington DC: Pan American Health Organization,
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Martin, G., Macdonald, M., Brubacher, J.R., Stenstrom, R. (2013). Alcohol and drug use as predictors of intentional injuries in two emergency departments in British Columbia. American Journal on Addictions, 22 87-92 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y., Bond, J., Room, R., & Borges, G. (2012). Attribution of alcohol to violence-related injury: self and others drinking in the event. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73 (2) 227-287 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J., Ye, Y., Watters, K., Brubacher, J., & Stenstrom, R (2012). Risk of injury from alcohol and drug use in the emergency department: a case crossover study. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 431-438 Abstract or Full Text
  • Cherpitel, C.J. & Ye, Y. (2012). Multi-level analysis of alcohol-related injury and drinking pattern: emergency department data from 19 countries. Addiction, 107 1263-1272 Abstract or Full Text