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C Andrew Aligne, M.D., M.P.H.

C Andrew Aligne, M.D., M.P.H.

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Dr. Aligne obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from UCLA. He completed pediatrics residency training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and after a year in private practice, did the fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, where he also obtained a Mas...
Dr. Aligne obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from UCLA. He completed pediatrics residency training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and after a year in private practice, did the fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, where he also obtained a Master's in Public Health. He is currently director of the Hoekelman Center in the Dept. of Pediatrics.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Community and Preventive Medicine (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

General Pediatrics Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 1996 - 1999

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 1992 - 1995

Education

MPH | University of Rochester. Clinical Investigation Track. 2001

MD | University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine. Medicine. 1992

BS | University of California, Los Angeles. Biochemistry. 1987

Awards

Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award. 2013

Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award. 2011

Invited intern retreat leader Washington University Department of Pediatrics. 2009

Forty under 40. 2005

Outstanding Community Service Award. 2005

Pediatric Scientist Development Program, U. Wisconsin Resident Representative.

Resident Research Presentation, Wisconsin AAP Annual Meeting.

Howard Hughes Medical Student Research Training Fellowship.

NIH Summer Research Training Grant.

UCLA Library Campbell book collection prize.

National Merit Scholarship.

Chancellor's Scholarship.

Regents' Scholarship.

Division of Honors Spoon Scholarship.

Division of Honors Summer Research Stipend.

Magna cum laude.

Phi Beta Kappa.

Invited speaker, Public Health Grand Rounds, URMC.

Research

Dr. Aligne's research interests include evidence-based community health programs, Public Heath training for health care professionals, and environmental and social determinants of health. He is currently engaged in research on various aspects of evidence-based community health, and evidence-based me...
Dr. Aligne's research interests include evidence-based community health programs, Public Heath training for health care professionals, and environmental and social determinants of health. He is currently engaged in research on various aspects of evidence-based community health, and evidence-based medicine.

Publications

Journal Articles

Impact of the Rochester LARC Initiative on Adolescents' Utilization of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception.

Aligne CA, Phelps R, Cranch JL, Korones SA, Greenberg KB

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 2020 January 21 Epub 01/21/2020.

A Snapshot of Urban Adolescent Women's Contraceptive Knowledge at the Onset of a Community Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Promotion Initiative.

Greenberg KB, Jenks SC, Piazza N, Malibiran BR, Aligne CA

Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology.. 2017 August 30 (4):474-478. Epub 01/12/2017.

Overcrowding and Mortality During the Influenza Pandemic of 1918.

Aligne CA

American journal of public health.. 2016 April 106 (4):642-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Interobserver reliability of attending physicians and bedside nurses when using an inpatient paediatric respiratory score.

Biondi EA, Gottfried JA, Dutko Fioravanti I, Schriefer JA, Aligne CA, Leonard MS

Journal of clinical nursing.. 2015 May 24 (9-10):1320-6. Epub 11/25/2014.

Cyclopedia: sustaining a positive youth development program through community partnership

Collins C, Lavender M, Brown S, Sheffield P, Aligne CA.

Int J Disabil Hum Dev. 2013; 12(4): 457-465.

Pediatrics in the community: Healthy Kids Zoo Adventure

King JM, Aligne CA.

Pediatr Rev. 2013; 34(6): 285-86.

Pediatrics in the community: the Haiti earthquake.

Shah SD, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2011 January 32 (1):34. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: integrating community pediatrics into residency training.

Rezet B, Hoffman BD, Kaczorowski J

Pediatrics in review. 2010 April 31 (4):159-60. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: "keep smiling!" the Florida fluoride project.

Ritter V, Catalanotto F, Lossius M

Pediatrics in review. 2010 January 31 (1):30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: "keep smiling!" the Florida fluoride project

Ritter V, Catalanotto F, Lossius M, Aligne CA.

Pediatr Rev. 2010; 31(1): 30.

Pediatrics in the community: rattling the bars for change: medical homes for youth exiting juvenile detention.

Golzari M, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2009 April 30 (4):151. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: practicing pediatrics with the meter running.

Ray K

Pediatrics in review. 2009 January 30 (1):22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: Global Help For Children Who Have Diabetes: AUYDA and Campo Amigo Ecuador

N. Cuttriss; Aligne, CA.

Pediatr. Rev.,. 2009; 30: 401-402.

Pediatrics in the Community: Bulletproof: Using Media as a Tool for Advocacy.

Alexander, Zusman; Tricia, Michels Tayama; Aligne, CA.

Pediatr. Rev.,. 2009; 30: 371.

A "vaccine" against violence: coping power.

Cowell K, Horstmann S, Linebarger J, Meaker P, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2008 October 29 (10):362-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: the Beacon Burners Running Program: empowering kids to run round and round without reinventing the wheel.

Pickering C, Roth E, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2008 July 29 (7):249-50. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatricians' involvement in community child health from 1989 to 2004.

Minkovitz CS, O'Connor KG, Grason H, Chandra A, Aligne CA, Kogan MD, Tayloe D

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine.. 2008 July 162 (7):658-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: a smoking ban in the heart of tobacco country.

Warren MD, Bryant T, Agan M, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2008 April 29 (4):137-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: Cap4Kids.org: connecting pediatricians to the community at the speed of light.

Taylor DR, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2007 October 28 (10):386-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: ballroom dance for L.I.F.E.: mad hot community pediatrics.

Fieldston E, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2007 July 28 (7):276-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: taking a collective breath to help children who have asthma.

Leonard K, Mosquera M, Aligne CA

Pediatrics in review. 2007 April 28 (4):152-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pediatrics in the community: the Earn-a-Bike program.

Haggerty RJ, Aligne CA, Bell MK, Limbos MA

Pediatrics in review. 2007 January 28 (1):23-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

What is asthma control? Discrepancies between parents' perceptions and official definitions.

Dozier A, Aligne CA, Schlabach MB

The Journal of school health.. 2006 August 76 (6):215-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Community pediatrics: the Rochester story.

Haggerty RJ, Aligne CA

Pediatrics.. 2005 April 115 (4 Suppl):1136-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

The essential role of research in community pediatrics.

Duggan A, Jarvis J, Derauf DC, Aligne CA, Kaczorowski J

Pediatrics.. 2005 April 115 (4 Suppl):1195-201. Epub 1900 01 01.

Afterword

Aligne CA and Kaczorowski J.

Pediatrics. 2005; 4(115): 1212.

Effectiveness of influenza vaccine for the prevention of asthma exacerbations.

Christy C, Aligne CA, Auinger P, Pulcino T, Weitzman M

Archives of disease in childhood.. 2004 August 89 (8):734-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prenatal and postnatal environmental tobacco smoke exposure and children's health.

DiFranza JR, Aligne CA, Weitzman M

Pediatrics.. 2004 April 113 (4 Suppl):1007-15. Epub 1900 01 01.

A block rotation in community health and child advocacy: improved competency of pediatric residency graduates.

Kaczorowski J, Aligne CA, Halterman JS, Allan MJ, Aten MJ, Shipley LJ

Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.. 2004 4 (4):283-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Evaluation of a community-based pediatrics residency rotation using narrative analysis.

Chin NP, Aligne CA, Stronczek A, Shipley LJ, Kaczorowski J

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2003 December 78 (12):1266-70. Epub 1900 01 01.

Association of pediatric dental caries with passive smoking.

Aligne CA, Moss ME, Auinger P, Weitzman M

JAMA.. 2003 March 12289 (10):1258-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Poor readability of written asthma management plans found in national guidelines.

Forbis SG, Aligne CA

Pediatrics.. 2002 April 109 (4):e52. Epub 1900 01 01.

The effects of tobacco exposure on children's behavioral and cognitive functioning: implications for clinical and public health policy and future research.

Weitzman M, Byrd RS, Aligne CA, Moss M

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2002 24 (3):397-406. Epub 1900 01 01.

Iron deficiency and cognitive achievement among school-aged children and adolescents in the United States.

Halterman JS, Kaczorowski JM, Aligne CA, Auinger P, Szilagyi PG

Pediatrics.. 2001 June 107 (6):1381-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Residential exposures associated with asthma in US children.

Lanphear BP, Aligne CA, Auinger P, Weitzman M, Byrd RS

Pediatrics.. 2001 March 107 (3):505-11. Epub 1900 01 01.

Inadvertent tobacco advertising in physicians' offices.

Aligne CA, Christy C, Jain S

JAMA.. 2001 January 3285 (1):43-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

School readiness among urban children with asthma.

Halterman JS, Montes G, Aligne CA, Kaczorowski JM, Hightower AD, Szilagyi PG

Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.. 2001 1 (4):201-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Risk factors for pediatric asthma. Contributions of poverty, race, and urban residence.

Aligne CA, Auinger P, Byrd RS, Weitzman M

American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.. 2000 September 162 (3 Pt 1):873-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Inadequate therapy for asthma among children in the United States.

Halterman JS, Aligne CA, Auinger P, McBride JT, Szilagyi PG

Pediatrics.. 2000 January 105 (1 Pt 3):272-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Tobacco and children. An economic evaluation of the medical effects of parental smoking.

Aligne CA, Stoddard JJ

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine.. 1997 July 151 (7):648-53. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care (2008)

Chapter: Prevention of Smoking

Authors: Aligne CA.

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago 2008

AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care (2008)

Chapter: Community-wide approaches to child health

Authors: Aligne CA.

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics, City 2008

In Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2001)

Chapter: Headaches

Authors: Aligne CA; Christy C; Garfunkel L; Kaczorowski J

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis, MO 2001

Resource Manual for Pediatric Residency Training on Tobacco (2001)

Chapter: Passive smoking and children

Authors: Aligne CA.

Publisher: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 2001

Primary Pediatric Care (2000)

Chapter: Prevention of Smoking

Authors: Aligne CA

Publisher: Mosby, Inc, St. Louis, MO 2000

Ambulatory Pediatrics (1999)

Chapter: Children and Tobacco

Authors: Aligne CA

Publisher: WB Saunders Co, Philadelphia, PA 1999