Sarah Cercone Heavey

PhD, MPH

Sarah Cercone Heavey.

Sarah Cercone Heavey

PhD, MPH

Sarah Cercone Heavey

PhD, MPH

Director of Graduate Studies, MPH Programs
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Topics

Substance use and misuse; opioid overdose, suicide, mental health; harm reduction; social network influences.

Overview Publications News

Selected Publications

  • Fillo, J, Heavey, S. Cercone, Homish, DL, Homish, GG. (In Press). Deployment-Related Military Sexual Trauma Predicts Alcohol Problems among Male Reserve and National Guard Soldiers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
  • Heavey, S Cercone, Chang, Y, Vest, BM, Collins, RL, Wieczorek, WF, & Homish, GG. (2018). ‘I have it just in case’ — Naloxone Access and Changes in Opioid Use Behaviours. International Journal of Drug Policy 51: 27-35.
  • Vest BM, Heavey S Cercone, Homish, DL, & Homish, GG. (In Press). Alcohol Misuse in Reserve Soldiers and their Partners: Cross-Spouse Effects of Deployment and Combat Exposure. Substance Use and Misuse.
  • Heavey S Cercone, Delmerico AM, Burstein G, Moore C, Wieczorek WF, Collins RL, Chang YP, Homish GG. (2018). Descriptive Epidemiology for Community-wide Naloxone Administration by Police Officers and Firefighters Responding to Opioid Overdose. J Community Health 43(2): 304-311.
  • Vest BM, Heavey S Cercone, Homish DL, Homish GG. (In Press) Marital Satisfaction, Family Support, and Pre-Deployment Resiliency Factors Related to Mental Health Outcomes for Reserve and National Guard Soldiers. Military Behavioral Health.
  • Heavey, S Cercone, Homish, DL., Anderson Goodell, E, & Homish, GG. (In Press). US Reserve Soldiers’ Combat Exposure and Intimate Partner Violence: Not More Common, but it is More Violent. Stress and Health.
  • Heavey, S Cercone, Burstein, G, Moore, C, & Homish, GG. (In Press). Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Program Attendees: who attends, what do they know, and how do they feel? Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.
  • Smith, KZ, Smith, PH, Cercone, SA, McKee, SA, & Homish, GG. (2016). Past year nonmedical opioid use and abuse and PTSD diagnosis: Interactions with sex and associations with symptom clusters. Addictive Behaviors 58: 167-174.
  • Heavey, S Cercone, Homish, GG, Violanti, J, Andrew, ME, Burchfield, C, & McCanlies, E. (2015). Law enforcement officers’ involvement level in Hurricane Katrina and alcohol use. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience 17(1): 267-273.