Maternal and Child Health Research Program

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Alkon A, Crowley A, Benjamin Neelon S, Pan Y, Savage E, Hill SN, Nguyen V, Kotch JB. The NAP SACC Intervention in child care centers in 3 states improves nutrition and physical activity knowledge, policies, practices and children’s BMI. BMC Public Health 2014;14:215.

Alkon A, Crowley AA, Benjamin Neelon SE, et al. Nutrition and physical activity randomized control trial in child care centers improves knowledge, policies, and children’s body mass index. BMC Public Health. 2014;14:215.

Bacon EC, Dufek S, Schreibman L, Stahmer AC, Pierce K, Courchesne E. Measuring outcome in an early intervention program for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder: use of a curriculum-based assessment. Autism Res Treat. 2014;2014:964704.

Bradley RH, Pennar A, Glick J. Home environments of infants from immigrant families in the United States: findings from the New Immigrant Study. Infant Ment Health J. 2014;36(4):565-579.

Chantry CJ, Dewey KG, Peerson JM, Wagner EA, Nommsen-Rivers LA. In-hospital formula use increases early breastfeeding cessation among first-time mothers intending to exclusively breastfeed. J Pediatr. 2014;164(6):1339-1345.

Chao SM, Wakeel F, Herman D, Higgins C, Shi L, Chow J, Sun S, Lu MC. The 2007 los angeles mommy and baby study: a multilevel, population-based study of maternal and infant health in los angeles county. Adv Prev Med. 2014;2014:293648.

Chi DL, Masterson EE, Wong J. Emergency department use for non-traumatic dental conditions for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Intellect Dev Disabil. 2014;52(3):193-204.

Coller KM, Chao SM, Lu MC, Strobino D. Unintended births among adult immigrant and U.S.-born Mexican women in the Los Angeles mommy and baby (LAMB) survey. Womens Health Issues. 2014 May 14. pii: S1049-3867(14)00037-1.

Coller RJ, Nelson BB, Sklansky DJ, et al. Preventing hospitalizations in children with medical complexity: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2014;134(6):e1628-e1647.

Conceição SCO, Johaningsmeir S, Colby H, Gordon J. Family caregivers as lay trainers: perceptions of learning and the relationship between life experience and learning. Adult Learning. 2014;25(4):151-159.

Dayan P, Holmes J, Schutzman S, et al. Risk of traumatic brain injuries in children younger than 24 months with isolated scalp hematomas. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;64(2):153-162.

Dayan P, Holmes JF, Atabaki S, et al. Association of traumatic brain injuries with vomiting in children with blunt head trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;63(6):657-665.

Dean M, Kasari C, Shih W, Frankel F, Whitney R, Landa R, Lord C, Orlich F, King B, Harwood R. The peer relationships of girls with ASD at school: comparison to boys and girls with and without ASD. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2014 Nov;55(11):1218-25.

Declercq ER, Sakala C, Corry MP, Applebaum S, Herrlich A. Major survey findings of listening to mothers (SM) III: New mothers speak out: Report of national surveys of women's childbearing experiences conducted October-December 2012 and January-April 2013. J Perinat Educ. 2014 Winter;23(1):17-24.

Declercq ER, Sakala C, Corry MP, Applebaum S, Herrlich A. Major survey findings of listening to mothers (SM) III: Pregnancy and birth: Report of the third national U.S. survey of women's childbearing experiences. J Perinat Educ. 2014 Winter;23(1):9-16.

DiBari JN, Yu SM, Chao SM, Lu MC. Use of postpartum care: predictors and barriers. J Pregnancy. 2014;2014:530769.

Drehmer JE, Ossip DJ, Nabi-Burza E, et al. Thirdhand smoke beliefs of parents. Pediatrics. 2014;133(4):e850-e856.

Eisenberg ME, Lust KA, Garcia CM. Differences in sexual behaviors among unmarried sexually active students at two- and four-year colleges. Res Nurs Health. 2014;37(2):128-134.

Feldman HM, Blum NJ, Gahman AE, Shults J; DBPNet Steering Committee. Diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder by developmental pediatricians in academic centers: A DBPNet Study. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Nov 6. pii:S1876-2859(14)00328-3.

Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW. Elucidating challenges and opportunities in the transition to ICD-10-CM. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):169-170.

Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW. Elucidating challenges and opportunities in the transition to ICD-10-CM. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):169-70.

Garcia CM, Lechner KE, Frerich EA, Lust KA, Eisenberg ME. College students’ preferences for health care providers when accessing sexual health resources. Public Health Nurs. 2014;31(5):387-394.

Gorzkowski JA, Klein JD, Harris DL, et al. Maintenance of Certification Part 4 Credit and recruitment for practice-based research. Pediatrics. 2014;134(4):747-753.

Guerrero AD, Holmes FJ, Inkelas M, Perez VH, Verdugo B, Kuo AA. Evaluation of the pathways for students into health professions: the training of under-represented minority students to pursue maternal and child health professions. Matern Child Health J. 2015;19(2):265-270.

Hagerman RJ, Moghaddam B, Nolta J, Diez-Juan M, Hendren RL. Translating treatments from the laboratory to the clinic. In: Hagerman RJ, Hendren RL, eds. Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological Mechanisms. New York: Oxford University Press; 2014.

Hanson AC, Hagerman RJ. Serotonin dysregulation in Fragile X Syndrome: implications for treatment. Intractable Rare Dis Res. 2014;3(4):110-117.

Harrop C, Shire S, Gulsrud A, Chang YC, Ishijima E, Lawton K, Kasari C. Does Gender Influence Core Deficits in ASD? An Investigation into Social-Communication and Play of Girls and Boys with ASD. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Sep 13.

Hegarty JP, Ferguson JB, Zamzow RJ, et al. Beta-adrenergic antagonism affects functional connectivity and modulates default mode network coherence in autism spectrum disorder. Pediatrics Supplement. 2014.

Heima M, Lee W, Milgrom P, Nelson S. Caregiver’s educational level and child’s dental caries in African Americans: a path analytic study. Caries Res. 2015;49(2):177-183.

Hill AP, Zuckerman KE, Hagen AD, et al. Aggressive behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorders: prevalence and correlates in large clinical sample. Res Autism Spectr Disord. 2014;8(9):1121-1133.

Hilt RJ, Chaudhari M, Bell JF, Wolf C, Koprowicz K, King BH. Side effects from use of one or more psychiatric medications in a population-based sample of children and adolescents. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2014 Mar;24(2):83-9.

Hoefman R, Payakachat N, van Exel J, et al. Caring for a child with autism spectrum disorder and parents’ quality of life: application of the CarerQol. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014;44(8):1933-1945.

Hoyle J, Callahan J, Badawy M, et al. Pharmacological sedation for cranial CT in children after minor blunt head trauma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jan;30(1):1-7.

Hus V, Gotham K, Lord C. Standardizing ADOS domain scores: separating severity of social affect and restricted and repetitive behaviors. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Oct;44(10):2400-12.

Iadarola S, Hetherington S, Clinton C, Dean M, Reisinger E, Huynh L, Locke J, Conn K, Heinert S, Kataoka S, Harwood R, Smith T, Mandell DS, Kasari C. Services for children with autism spectrum disorder in three, large urban school districts: Perspectives of parents and educators. Autism. 2014 Sep 5. pii: 1362361314548078.

Johnson CR, Turner K, Stewart PA, et al. Relationship between feeding problems, behavioral characteristics, and nutritional quality in children with ASD. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014;44(9):2175-2184.

Jones RM, Somerville LH, Li J, Ruberry EJ, Powers A, Mehta N, Dyke J, Casey BJ. Adolescent-specific patterns of behavior and neural activity during social reinforcement learning. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2014 Jun;14(2):683-97.

Kachoria R, Oza-Frank R. Receipt of preconception care among women with prepregnancy and gestational diabetes. Diabet Med. 2014 Dec;31(12):1690-5.

Kanne SM, Mazurek MO, Sikora D, Bellando J, Branum-Martin L, Handen B, Katz T, Freedman B, Powell MP, Warren Z. The Autism Impact Measure (AIM): Initial development of a new tool for treatment outcome measurement. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Jan;44(1):168-79.

Karaca-Mandic P, Choi-Yoo SJ, Lee J, Scal P. Family out-of-pocket health care burden and children's unmet needs or delayed health care. Acad Pediatr. Jan-Feb;14(1):101-8.

Kasari C, Lawton K, Shih W, Barker TV, Landa R, Lord C, Orlich F, King B, Wetherby A, Senturk D. Caregiver-mediated intervention for low-resourced preschoolers with autism: an RCT. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):e72-9.

Kasari C, Shire S, Factor R, McCracken C. Psychosocial treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan: new developments and underlying mechanisms. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2014 Nov;16(11):512.

Kasari C. Are we there yet? The state of early prediction and intervention in autism spectrum disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Feb;53(2):133-4.

Kuhlthau KA, Warfield ME, Hurson J, Delahaye J, Crossman MK. Pediatric provider's perspectives on the transition to adult health care for youth with autism spectrum disorder: Current strategies and promising new directions. Autism. 2014 Feb 4.

Lee LK, Monroe D, Bachman M, et al. Isolated loss of consciousness in children with minor blunt head trauma. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(9):837-843.

Lee W, Spiekerman C, Heima M, et al. The effectiveness of xylitol in a school-based cluster-randomized clinical trial. Caries Res. 2015;49(1):41-49.

Leonard JR, Jaffe DM, Kuppermann N, Olsen C, Leonard JC, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Cervical Spine Study Group. Cervical spine injury patterns in children. Pediatrics. 2014;133:e1179-e1188.

Lord, C., Corsello, C., & Grzadzinski, R. Diagnostic Instruments in Autistic Spectrum Disorders. In F. Volkmar, S. Rogers, R. Paul, & K. Pelphrey (Eds.), Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2014. pp. 609-660.

Macdorman MF, Matthews TJ, Declercq E. Trends in Out-of-Hospital Births in the United States, 1990-2012. NCHS Data Brief. 2014 Mar;(144):1-8.

Malow BA, Adkins KW, Reynolds A, Weiss SK, Loh A, Fawkes D, Katz T, Goldman SE, Madduri N, Hundley R, Clemons T. Parent-based sleep education for children with autism spectrum disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014 Jan;44(1):216-28.

Marsteller TM, St. Peter CC. Effects of fixed-time reinforcement schedules on resurgence of problem behavior. J Appl Behav Anal. 2014;47(3):455-469.

Mazurek MO, Keefer A, Shui A, Vasa RA. One-year course and predictors of abdominal pain in children with autism spectrum disorders: the role of anxiety and sensory over-responsivity. Res Autism Spect Dis. 2014;8(11):1508-1515.

McSwain SD, Marcin JP. Telemedicine in the care of children in the hospital setting. Pediatr Ann. 2014;43(2):44-49.

Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Bishop S, Manning-Courtney P, Choo DI, Murray D. Autism spectrum disorders in 24 children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014;78(1):112-118.

Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Grether S, et al. Functional communication of children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014;35(3):197-206.

Minkovitz CS, O'Neill KM, Duggan AK. Home visiting narrative: rewrite is in progress. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jun;168(6):584-5.

Mitchell DB, Hauser‐Cram P, Crossman MK. Relationship dimensions of the ‘Down syndrome advantage’. J Intellect Disabil Res. Prepublished on 2014 Jul 28.

Miyamoto S, Dharmar M, Boyle C, et al. Impact of telemedicine on the quality of forensic sexual abuse examinations in rural communities. Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Sep;38(9):1533-1539.

Morrissey TW, Dagher R. A longitudinal analysis of maternal depressive symptoms and children’s food consumption and weight outcomes. Public Health Nutr. 2014;17(12):2759-1768.

Morrissey TW. Maternal depressive symptoms and weight-related parenting behaviors. Matern Child Health J. 2014;18(6):1328-35.

Must A, Curtin C, Hubbard K, Sikich L, Bedford J, Bandini L. Obesity prevention for children with developmental disabilities. Curr Obes Rep. 2014; 3(2): 156-170.

Nakao S, Scott JM, Masterson EE, Chi DL. Non-traumatic dental condition-related emergency department visits and associated costs for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. Prepublished on 2014 Nov 6.

Oza-Frank R, Gilson E, Keim SA, Lynch CD, Klebanoff MA. Trends and factors associated with self-reported receipt of preconception care: PRAMS, 2004-2010. Birth. 2014;41(4):367-373.

Oza-Frank R, Kachoria R, Keim SA, Klebanoff MA. Provision of specific preconception care messages and associated maternal health behaviors before and during pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct 19.

Oza-Frank R, Kachoria R, Keim SA, Lynch CD, Klebanoff MA. Receipt and timing of pregnancy-related health messages vary by message type and maternal characteristics. Am J Health Promot. 2014 Nov 5.

Payakachat N, Tilford JM, Kuhlthau KA, et al. Predicting health utilities for children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Res. 2014;7(6):649-663

Pence ST, St. Peter CC, Giles AF. Teacher acquisition of functional analysis methodology using pyramidal training. J Behav Educ. 2014;23(1):132-149.

Phillips J, Wiley S, Barnard H, Meinzen-Derr J. Comparison of two nonverbal intelligence tests among children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Res Dev Disabil. 2014 Feb;35(2):463-71.

Putnam‐Hornstein E, Schneiderman JU, Cleves MA, Magruder J, & Krous HF. A prospective analysis of sudden unexpected infant death following reported maltreatment. J Pediatr. 2014;164:142‐148.

Quayle KS, Powell EC, Mahajan P, et al. Epidemiology of blunt head trauma in children in U.S. emergency departments. N Engl J Med. 2014;13:1945-1947.

Rivara FP, McCarty CA, Shandro J, Wang J, Zatzick D. Parental injury and psychological health of children. Pediatrics published online: June 2, 2014.

Shi L, Mao Y. Neighborhood social environment and health communication at prepregnancy and maternal stages among caucasian and Asian women: Findings from the Los Angeles mommy and baby survey. Advances in Public Health, vol. 2014, Article ID 573205, 6 pages, 2014.

Shih W, Patterson SY, Kasari C. Developing an Adaptive Treatment Strategy for Peer-Related Social Skills for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2014 Jun 13:1-11.

Soto S, Linas K, Jacobstein D, Biel M, Migdal T, Anthony BJ. A review of cultural adaptations of screening tools for autism spectrum disorders. Autism. 2014 Jul 9. pii: 1362361314541012.

Sridhar SB, Darbinian J, Ehrlich SF, Markman MA, Gunderson EP, Ferrara A, Hedderson MM. Maternal gestational weight gain and offspring risk for childhood overweight or obesity. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep;211(3):259.e1-8.

St. Peter CC, Brunson LY, Cook JE, Subramaniam S, Larson NA, Clingan M, Poe SG. Adherence to discrete-trial instruction procedures by rural parents of children with autism. Behav Intervent. 2014;29(3):200-212.

Stanley R, Hoyle J, Dayan P, et al. Emergency department practice variation in CT use for children with minor blunt head trauma. J Pediatr. 2014;165:1201-1206.

Stille CJ, Lockhart SA, Maertens JA, Madden CA, Darden PM. Adapting practice-based intervention research to electronic environments: opportunities and complexities at two institutions. eGEMs. 2015;3(1):4.

Stockwell MS, Westhoff C, Kharbanda EO, Vargas CY, Camargo S, Vawdrey DK, Castaño PM. Influenza vaccine text message reminders for urban, low-income pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Public Health. 2014 Feb;104 Suppl 1:e7-e12.

Suess, A. N., Romani, P. W., Wacker, D. P., Dyson, S. M., Kuhle, J. L., Lee, J. F., Lindgren, S. D., Kopelman, T. G., Pelzel, K. E., & Waldron, D. B. (2014). Evaluating the treatment fidelity of parents who conduct in-home functional communication training with coaching via telehealth. Journal of Behavioral Education, 23, 34-59.

Thomas K, Parish SL, Williams CS. Healthcare expenditures for autism during times of school transition: Some vulnerable families fall behind. Matern Child Health J. 2014;18(8):1936-1944.

Vasa RA, Carroll LM, Nozzolillo AA, et al. A systematic review of treatments for anxiety in youth with autism spectrum disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014;44(12):3215-3229.

Vetter VL, Dugan NP, Haley DM, et al. Development of a data set of national cardiovascular deaths in the young. Am Heart J. 2014;168(4):568-76.e3.

Vetter VL, Dugan NP, Haley DM, et al. Development of a data set of national cardiovascular deaths in the young. Am Heart J. 2014;168(4):568-76.e3.

Winickoff JP, Nabi-Burza E, Chang Y, et al. Sustainability of a parental tobacco control intervention in pediatric practice. Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):933-941.

Witt WP, Wisk LE, Cheng ER, Mandell K, Chatterjee D, Wakeel F, Godecker AL, Zarak D. Determinants of cesarean delivery in the US: A Lifecourse approach. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Apr 26.

Woodman AC, Mawdsley HP, Hauser-Cram P. Parenting stress and child behavior problems within families of children with developmental disabilities: transactional relations across 15 years. Res Dev Disabil. 2015;36C:264-276.

Zubatsky M, Berge J, Neumark-Sztainer D. Longitudinal associations between parenting style and adolescent disordered eating behaviors. Eat Weight Disord. 2014 Sept 16.

Zuckerman KE, Hill AP, Guion K, Voltolina L, Fombonne E. Overweight and obesity: prevalence and correlates in a large clinical sample of children with autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2014;44(7):1708-1719.

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