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Alan M. Delmerico

Visiting Associate Professor
(716) 878-6137
Campus Address: Classroom Building A203

Background and Job Description

Dr. Delmerico is a Research Scientist at the Center for Health and Social Research. He received a BA/MA in Economics in 2002, an MA in Geography in 2004, and completed a PhD in Geography in early 2013, all at the University at Buffalo. He has taught a variety of undergraduate Economics and Geography courses at Daemen College, Buffalo State College, and the University at Buffalo.

Dr. Delmerico's primary responsibilities include managing multiple applied research projects, conducting spatial and/or statistical analysis of project data, maintaining geographic databases, and participating in the development of scientific presentations, reports, and publications. His dissertation research is focused on the spatial analysis of undiagnosed diabetes and diabetes-related complications at local, regional and national scales.

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications

Wieczorek, W.F. & Delmerico, A. (2009).  Geographic Information Systems.  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 1(2), 167-186.  DOI: 10.1002/WICS.21

Cohen, A., Chapman, B.P., Gilman, S.E., Delmerico, A.M., Wieczorek, W., Duberstein, P.R., & Lyness, J.M. (2010).  Social inequalities in the occurrence of suicidal ideation among older primary care patients.  American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18(12), 1146-1154.  PMID: 20808098

Wieczorek, W.F., Delmerico, A.M., Rogerson, P., Wong, D. (2011).  ) Clusters in irregular areas and lattices.  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 4(1), 67-74.  DOI: 10.1002/WICS.196

Relevant Research Projects

Integrated Approaches to Planning Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependence/Mental Health Prevention and Treatment Services in Erie County
Aging in Context (AiC)
Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) – The Point
Developmental Pathways of Violence and Substance Use in a High Risk Sample (R01 DA041231-01)
West Side Youth Development Coalition (WSYDC)
Partnership For Success
Population Health Improvement Plan (PHIP)


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