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Journal Articles

  1. Palmquist, A. E. L., Tomori, C., Tumlinson, K., Fox, C., Chung, S., & Quinn, E. A. (2022). Pandemic Policies and Breastfeeding: A cross-sectional study during the onset of COVID-19 in the United States. Frontiers in Sociology, doi: 10.3389/fsoc.2022.958108.

  2. Tomori, C., & Palmquist, A. E. L. (2022). Racial capitalism and the US formula shortage: A policy analysis of the formula industry as a neocolonial system. Frontiers in Sociology, 7. doi:10.3389/fsoc.2022.961200

  3. Alexander CG, Mix LA, Choudhury S, Taketa R, Tomori C, Mooghali M, Fan A, Mars S, Ciccarone D, Patton M, Apollonio DE. The Opioid Industry Documents Archive: A Living Digital Repository. American journal of public health. 2022 Aug;112(8):1126-9. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2022.306951

  4. Srikrishnan AK, Ganesan K, Mehta SH, Tomori C, Vasudevan CK, Celentano, DD, & Solomon, SS. (2022). Prevalence and correlates of human immunodeficiency virus infection among spouses of married men who have sex with men in India. International Journal of STD & AIDS.

  5. Patel EU, Solomon SS, Mcfall AM, Tomori C, Srikrishnan AK, Kumar MS, Celentano DD, Lucas GM, Mehta SH. (2022) Drug use stigma, antiretroviral therapy use, and HIV viral suppression in a community-based sample of people with HIV who inject drugs. AIDS (London, England). DOI: 10.1097/qad.0000000000003297

  6. Tomori C, Penta B, Richman R. (2022). Centering the right to health of childbearing people in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers of Public Health. 10: 862454.Doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.862454

  7. Tomori C. (2022). Addressing the Global Influence of Unethical Formula Marketing. Global Health: Science and Practice, 10(2). doi:

  8. Tomori C, Hernández-Cordero S, Busath N, Menon P, Pérez-Escamilla R. (2022) What works to protect, promote and support breastfeeding on a large scale: a review of reviews. Maternal Child Nutrition. doi:

  9. Tomori C, Evans DP, Ahmed A, Nair A, Meier BM. (2022) Where is the “Public” in American Public Health? Moving from individual responsibility to collective action. EClinicalMedicine. Doi:

  10. Tomori C. (2022) Overcoming barriers to breastfeeding. Best Practice & Research in Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  11. Tomori, C. (2021). Scientists: don’t feed the doubt machine. Nature, 599(7883), 9-9.

  12. Tomori C, Ahmed A, Evans DP, Meier BM, Nair A. (2021) Your health is in your hands? US CDC COVID-19 mask guidance reveals the moral foundations of public health. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Aug 1;38. doi:

  13. Patel EU, Solomon SS, Lucas GM, McFall AM, Tomori C, Srikrishnan AK, Kumar MS, Laeyendecker O, Celentano DD, Thomas DL, Quinn TC. (2021) Drug use stigma and its association with active hepatitis C virus infection and injection drug use behaviors among community-based people who inject drugs in India. International Journal of Drug Policy. Jul 8:103354. Doi:

  14. Gribble, K., Marinelli, K. A., Tomori, C., & Gross, M. S. (2020). Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic response for breastfeeding, maternal caregiving capacity and infant mental health. Journal of Human Lactation, 0890334420949514. doi: 10.1177/0890334420949514

  15. Tomori C, Gribble K, Palmquist AEL, Ververs M-T, Gross M. (2020). When separation is not the answer: breastfeeding mothers and infants affected by COVID-19. (e13033). Maternal and Child Nutrition. doi: 10.1111/mcn.13033.

  16. Gross MS, Taylor HA, Tomori C, Coleman JS. (2019). Breastfeeding with HIV: An evidence- based case for new policy. (1, vol. 47, pp. 152-160). Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. doi: 10.1177/1073110519840495.

  17. Tuthill EL, Tomori C, Van Natta M, Coleman JS. (2019). “In the United States, we say, ‘No breastfeeding,’ but that is no longer realistic”: provider perspectives towards infant feeding among women living with HIV in the United States. (1, vol. 22). Journal of the International AIDS Society. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25224.

  18. Ball HL, Tomori C, McKenna JJ. (2019). Toward an integrated anthropology of infant sleep. (3, vol. 121, pp. 595-612). American Anthropologist. doi: 10.1111/aman.13284.

  19. Bartick M, Tomori C. (2019). Sudden infant death and social justice: A syndemics approach. (1, vol. 15). Maternal and Child Nutrition. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12652.

  20. Tomori C, Boyer K. (2019). Domestic geographies of parental and infant (co-) becomings: Home-space, nighttime breastfeeding, and parent–infant sleep. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. doi: 10.1080/24694452.2018.1558628.

  21. Tomori C, Srikrishnan AK, Mehta SH, Nimmagadda N, Anand S, Vasudevan CK, Celentano DD, Solomon SS. (2018). HIV risks among women who are married to men who have sex with men in India: A qualitative investigation. (8, vol. 20, pp. 873-887). Culture, Health and Sexuality. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1390161.

  22. Tomori C, McFall AM, Solomon SS, Srikrishnan AK, Anand S, Balakrishnan P, Mehta SH, Celentano DD. (2018). Is there synergy in syndemics? Psychosocial conditions and sexual risk among men who have sex with men in India. (vol. 206, pp. 110-116). Social Science and Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.03.032.

  23. Bartick M, Tomori C, Ball HL. (2018). Babies in boxes and the missing links on safe sleep: Human evolution and cultural revolution. (2, vol. 14). Maternal and Child Nutrition. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12544.

  24. Tomori C, Srikrishnan AK, Ridgeway K, Solomon SS, Mehta SH, Solomon S, Celentano DD. (2018). Perspectives on sexual identity formation, identity practices, and identity transitions among men who have sex with men in India. (1, vol. 47, pp. 235-244). Archives of Sexual Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0775-6.

Book Chapters

  1. Han SS, Tomori C. Introduction. In: Han, SS and Tomori C. (eds). Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and Reproduction. (2021) New York, London: Routledge.

  2. Rudzik, AEF, Tomori C, McKenna JJ, Ball HL. Biocultural Perspectives on Infant Sleep In: Han, SS and Tomori C. (eds). Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and Reproduction. (2021) New York, London: Routledge.

  3. Tomori C, Quinn EA, Palmquist AEL. Making Space for Lactation in the Anthropology of Reproduction In: Han, SS and Tomori C. (eds). Routledge Handbook of Anthropology and Reproduction. (2021) New York, London: Routledge.

  4. Tomori C. (2018). Reproductive health. In Hilary Callan, Catherine Panter-Brick (Eds.), Anthropology of Health, Illness and Health Care. United States: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea1851.

  5. Tomori C. (2018). Introduction: Towards new anthropologies of breastfeeding. In Tomori C, AEL Palmquist, EA Quinn (Eds.), Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches. (pp. 1- 25). Routledge.

  6. Tomori C. (2018). Changing cultures of nighttime breastfeeding and sleep in the U.S. In Dowling, S, K Boyer, D Pontin (Eds.), Social experiences of breastfeeding: building bridges between research, policy and practice. (pp. 115-130). Policy Press.

  7. Tomori C. (2018). Breastsleeping in four cultures: Comparative analysis of a biocultural body technique. In Tomori C, AEL Palmquist, EA Quinn (Eds.), Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches. (pp. 55-68). Routledge.

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