Journal Articles


Samari, Goleen. 2019. “Women’s Empowerment in Egypt: The Reliability of a Complex Construct.” Forthcoming at Reproductive Health Matters.

Samari, Goleen, Cohen, Rebecca, Mahesh Puri, Maya Blum, and Corinne H. Rocca. 2019. “Pharmacy Owner Perspectives on Medication Abortion in Nepal.” International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Samari, Goleen, Héctor E. Alcalá, and Mienah Z. Sharif. 2018. “Islamophobia, Health and Public Health: A Systematic Literature Review.American Journal of Public Health 108(6): e1 – e9.

Samari, Goleen and Anne R. Pebley. 2018. “Longitudinal Determinants of Married Women’s Autonomy in Egypt.Gender, Place & Culture 25(6): 799 – 820.

Samari, Goleen, Miles McNall, KyungSook Lee, Harry Perlstadt, and Stephanie Nawyn. 2018. “Socioeconomic Status and the Physical and Mental Health of Arab and Chaldean Americans in Michigan.Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health: 1 – 11.

Coleman-Minahan, Kate and Goleen Samari. 2018. “He Supported Me 100%’: Mexican-immigrant Fathers, Daughters, and Adolescent Reproductive Health.” Ethnicity & Health: 1 – 20.

Samari, Goleen. 2017. “First Birth and the Trajectory of Women’s Empowerment in Egypt.BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 17(2): 362 – 374.

Samari, Goleen and Kate Coleman-Minahan. 2017. “Parental Gender Expectations by Socioeconomic Status and Nativity: Implications for Contraceptive Use.Sex Roles 78(9): 699 – 684. 

Samari, Goleen. 2017. “Syrian Refugee Women’s Health in Lebanon, Turkey, and Jordan and Recommendations for Improved Practice.” World Medical & Health Policy 9(2): 255 – 274.

Samari, Goleen. 2017. “Women’s Empowerment and Short and Long-acting Contraceptive Method Use in Egypt.Culture, Health & Sexuality 20(4): 458 – 473.

Samari, Goleen. 2017. “Women’s Agency and Fertility: Recent Evidence from Egypt.” Population Research & Policy Review 36(4): 561 – 582.

Alcalá, Héctor E., Mienah Z. Sharif, and Goleen Samari. 2017. “Social Determinants of Health, Terrorism, and Violent Radicalization: A Public Health Perspective.Health Equity 1(1): 87 – 95.

Loo, Kek Khee, Shemra Rizzo, Qiaolin Chen, Robert E. Weiss, Catherine A. Sugar, Grace Ettyang, Judith Ernst, Goleen Samari, and Charlotte G. Neumann. 2017. “Effects of Animal Source Food Supplementation on the Neurocognitive Outcomes of HIV-Affected School-Aged Children: A Randomized, Double-blind, Controlled Intervention Trial in Kenya.Family Medicine and Community Health 5(4):245-258.

Samari, Goleen. 2016. “Islamophobia and Public Health in the United States.American Journal of Public Health 106(11): 1920 – 1925.

Samari, Goleen. 2016. “Cross-border Ties and Arab American Mental Health.Social Science & Medicine 155: 93 – 101.

Samari, Goleen and Judith A. Seltzer. 2016. “Risky Sexual Behavior of Foreign and Native-born Emerging Adults: The Long Reach of Mother-Daughter Relationships in Adolescence.Social Science Research 60: 222.

Neumann, Charlotte G., Winstone Nyandiko, Abraham Siika, Natalie Drorbaugh, Goleen Samari, Grace Ettyang, and Judith Ernst. 2016. “Morbidity and Nutrition Status of Rural Drug-naïve Kenyan Women Living with HIV.African Journal of AIDS Research 15(3): 283 – 291.

Kobeissi, Loulou, Goleen Samari, Donatello Telesca, Mahtash Esfandiari, and Osman M. Galal. 2013. “The Impact of Breast Cancer Knowledge and Attitudes on Screening and Early Detection among an Immigrant Iranian Population in Southern California.Journal of Religion and Health 53(6): 1756 – 1769.

Kobeissi, Loulou, Rasha Hamra, Goleen Samari, Leila Koleilat, and Mohammad Khalifeh. 2012. “The 2009 Lebanese National Mammography Campaign: Results and Assessment using a Survey Design.” Epidemiology 2(1): 112 – 120.   

Babu, Giridhara R., Goleen Samari, Sharon P. Cohen, Tanmay Mahapatra, Randa M. Wahbe, Sherin Mermash, and Osman M. Galal. 2011. “Breast Cancer Screening among Females in Iran and Recommendations for Improved Practice: A Review.Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 12(7): 1647 – 1655.  

Samari, Goleen. 2010. “Review of Population Politics and Development: From the Policies to the Clinics by Lisa Ann Richey.” African Studies Quarterly 11 (Issues 2 & 3): 166 – 168.