Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Casey Pinto, PhD

Casey Pinto, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Epidemiology
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
cnp113@psu.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Casey Pinto's research focuses on rural/urban disparities in the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents. She is specifically interested in the behavioral and/or social environmental factors that are associated with STI prevalence and how these vary between rural/urban populations.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Gonorrhea
  • Students
  • Stroke
  • Young Adult
  • Chlamydia
  • Education
  • Acalculous Cholecystitis
  • Syphilis
  • Family Practice
  • Aseptic Meningitis
  • Viral Meningitis

Recent Publications

2020

Font, SA, Miyamoto, S & Pinto, C 2020, Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Pennsylvania. Center for Rural Pennsylvania. <https://www.rural.palegislature.us/documents/reports/Child-Sexual-Abuse-and-Exploitation-2020.pdf>
Wright, WF, Palisoc, K, Pinto, C, Lease, J & Baghli, S 2020, 'Hepatitis C Virus-Associated Acalculous Cholecystitis and Review of the Literature', Clinical Medicine and Research, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 33-36. <http://www.clinmedres.org/content/18/1/33.full#aff-4>

2019

Sinha, R, Tashakor, E & Pinto, C 2019, 'Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking in Central Pennsylvania: A Survey of Health-Care Professionals and Students', Journal of Human Trafficking, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 165-175. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322705.2018.1448956
Pinto, C, Sneeringer, K & Muller, A 2019, 'Syphilis screening practices of family care providers', Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 201-204. https://doi.org/10.1097/IPC.0000000000000728
Wright, WF, Pinto, CN, Palisoc, K & Baghli, S 2019, 'Viral (aseptic) meningitis: A review', Journal of the neurological sciences, vol. 398, pp. 176-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2019.01.050

2018

Pinto, CN, Dorn, LD, Chinchilli, VM & Du, P 2018, 'Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Acquisition among Adolescents and Young Adults in Pennsylvania: A Rural and Urban Comparison', Sexually transmitted diseases, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 99-102. https://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000697
Karpa, K, Pinto, C, Possanza, A, Dos Santos, J, Snyder, M, Salvadia, A, Panchik, D, Myers, R, Fink, M & Dunlap, A 2018, 'Stroke Simulation Activity: A Standardized Patient Case for Interprofessional Student Learning', MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources, vol. 14. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10698

2017

Pinto, C, Possanza, A & Karpa, K 2018, 'Examining student perceptions of an inter-institutional interprofessional stroke simulation activity', Journal of Interprofessional Care, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 391-394. https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2017.1405921
Pinto, CN, Dorn, LD, Chinchilli, VM, Du, P & Chi, G 2017, 'Rural counties chlamydia and gonorrhea rates in Pennsylvania among adolescents and young adults', Annals of Epidemiology, vol. 27, no. 9, pp. 606-610.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2017.08.018

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