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Cunningham SD, Magriples U, Thomas JL, Kozhimannil KB, Herrera C, Barrette E, Shebl FM, Ickovics JR. Association between maternal medical comorbidities and emergency department use among a national sample of commercially insured pregnant women. Acad Emerg Med 2017 May 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Badawy MK, Dayan PS, Tunik MG, et al. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Prevalence of Brain Injuries and Recurrence of Seizures in Children With Posttraumatic Seizures. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 May;24(5):595-605.

Garro A, Chodobski A, Szmydynger-Chodobska J, et al. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Circulating matrix metalloproteinases in children with diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatr Diabetes. 2017 Mar;18(2):95-102.

Alhusen, J., Geller, R., Jellig, J., Budhathoki, C., & Decker, M. Intimate partner violence, small for gestational age birth and cigarette smoking in the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. Journal of Women’s Health. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2017.6322.

Azad GF, Locke J, Kasari C, Mandell DS. Race, disability, and grade: social relationships in children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism. 2017. Jan;21(1):92-99.

Blumberg SM, Mahajan PV, OʼConnell KJ, et al. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Radiologic safety events within a pediatric emergency medicine network. Pediatric Emerg Care. 2017 Feb; 33(2): 92-6.

Boudreaux MH, Dagher RK, Lorch SA. The Association of Health Reform and Infant Health: Evidence from Massachusetts. Health Serv Res. 2017 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print].

Bovbjerg ML, Cheyney M, Brown J, Cox KJ, Leeman L. Perspectives on risk: Assessment of risk profiles and outcomes among women planning community birth in the United States. Birth. 2017 Mar 22. doi: 10.1111/birt.12288. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28332220.

Bradford VA, Walkinshaw LP, Steinman L, et al. Creating environments to support breastfeeding: the challenges and facilitators of policy development in hospitals, clinics, early care and education, and worksites. Matern Child Health J. Epub ahead of print 2017 July 13.

Brucato M, Ladd-Acosta C, Li M, et al. Prenatal exposure to fever is associated with autism spectrum disorder in the Boston Birth Cohort. Autism Res. Epub ahead of print 2017 August 11.

Bustamante Helfrich B, Chilukuri N, He H, et al. Maternal vascular malperfusion of the placental bed associated with hypertensive disorders in the Boston Birth Cohort. Placenta. 2017;52:106-113.

Cameron JM, Levandovskiy V, Roberts W, et al. Variability of creatine metabolism genes in children with autism spectrum disorder. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18(8):E1665.

Carter PM, Cook LJ, Macy ML, et al. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Individual and Neighborhood Characteristics of Children Seeking Emergency Department Care for Firearm Injuries Within the PECARN Network. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print].

Chen C, Shi J, Stanley RM, Sribnick EA, Groner JI, Xiang H. U.S. Trends of ED Visits for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injuries: Implications for Clinical Trials. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Apr 13;14(4). pii: E414.

Corrado MM, Shi J, Wheeler KK, Peng J, Kenney B, Johnson S, Xiang H. Emergency medical services (EMS) versus non-EMS transport among injured children in the United States. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Mar;35(3):475-478.

Cunningham SD, Herrera C, Udo I, Kozhimannil KB, Barrette E, Magriples U, Ickovics JR. Maternal medical complexity: Impact on health care spending from prenatal care through childbirth among women at low-risk for cesarean section. Womens Health Issues 2017 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Dayan PS, Ballard DW, Tham E, et al. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN); Clinical Research on Emergency Services and Treatment (CREST) Network; Partners Healthcare; Traumatic Brain Injury-Knowledge Translation Study Group. Use of Traumatic Brain Injury Prediction Rules With Clinical Decision Support. Pediatrics. 2017 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print].

DeMarchis A, Ritter G, Otten J, Johnson D. Analysis of media coverage of breastfeeding policy in Washington State. J Human Lact. Epub ahead of print 2017 June 1.

Downs DS, Leonard KS, Beiler JS, Paul IM. Predictors of postpartum exercise according to pregregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain. J Phys Act Health. 2017;14(10):797-807.

Drehmer JE, Hipple B, Ossip DJ, Nabi-Burza E, Winickoff JP. A cross-sectional study of happiness and smoking cessation among parents. J Smok Cessat. 2017;12(1):6-14.

Duncan CL, Walker HA, Brabson L, Williford DN, Hynes L, Hogan MB. Developing pictorial asthma action plans to promote self-management and health in rural youth with asthma: A qualitative study. J Asthma. 2017 Sep 21:1-9.

Elsharkawi I, Gozal D, Macklin EA, Voelz L, Weintraub G, Skotko BG. Urinary biomarkers and obstructive sleep apnea in patients with Down syndrome. Sleep Med. 2017 Jun;34:84-89.

Erickson Warfield M, Crossman MK, Neumeyer AM, O’Brien J, Kuhlthau KA. Transition tools and access to adult primary care. Adv Autism. 2017;3(3):131-141.

Ferguson BJ, Marler S, Alstein LL, et al. Psychophysiological associations with gastrointestinal symptomology in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Res. 2017;10(2):276-288.

Gersh E, Richardson LP, Katzman K, et al. Adolescent health-risk behaviors: parental concern and concordance between parent and adolescent reports. Acad Pediatr. Epub ahead of print 2017 September 1

Gloppen K, McMorris B, Gower A, Eisenberg M. Associations between bullying involvement, protective factors, and mental health among American Indian youth. 2017 Aug 17 Epub ahead of print.

Hall RL, Anderson B, Schulkin J, Cantey PT, Montgomery SP, Jones JL. Survey of obstetrician-gynecologists in the United States about taeniasis and cysticercosis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jan 11;96(1)233-242. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.16-0350. PMID: 28077749.

Handen BL, Anagnostou E, Aman MG, et al. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of metformin for the treatment of overweight induced by antipsychotic medication in young people with autism spectrum disorder: open-label extension. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017;56(10):849-856.

Harris SK, Aalsma MC, Weitzman ER, et al. Research on clinical preventive services for adolescents and young adults: where are we and where do we need to go? J Adolesc Health. 2017;60(3): 249-60.

Hartnett C, Lindley L, Walsemann K. Congruence across sexual orientation dimensions and risk for unintended pregnancy among adult U.S. women. Women’s Health Issues. 2017;27(2):145-51.

Hegarty JP 2nd, Ferguson BJ, Zamzow RM, et al. Beta-andrenergic antagonism modulates functional connectivity in the default mode network of individuals with and without autism spectrum disorder. Brain Imaging Behav. 2017 (11)1278-89.

Hillemeier MM, Domino ME, Wells R, et al. Does maternity care coordination influence perinatal health care utilization? Evidence from North Carolina. Health Serv Res. Epub ahead of print 2017 July 20.

Hundley RJ, Shui A, Malow BA. Relationship between subtypes of restricted and repetitive behaviors and sleep disturbance in autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;46(11):3448-3457.

Irwin CE Jr. Advancing a research agenda for adolescent and young adult health. J Adolesc Health. 2017;60(3):233-234.

Jayaratne YSN, Elsharkawi I, Macklin EA, Voelz L, Weintraub G, Rosen D, Skotko BG. The facial morphology in Down syndrome: A 3D comparison of patients with and without obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print].

Johnston S, Steinman LE, Bradford V, Walkinshaw LP, Johnson DB. An analysis of the adoption and implementation of breastfeeding policies in Washington State clinics. J Comm Med Health Ed. 2017;7:534

Jones NL, Schulkin J, Urban RR, et al. Physicians' perspectives and practice patterns toward opportunistic salpingectomy in high- and low-risk women. Cancer Invest. 2017 Jan 2;35)1):51-61. doi: 10.1080/07357907.2016.1242597. PMID: 28029807.

Knutsen J, Wolfe A, Burke BL Jr, Hepburn S, Lindgren S, Coury D. A systematic review of telemedicine in autism spectrum disorders. Rev J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;3(4):330-344.

Kuhlthau KA, McDonnell E, Coury DL, Payakachat N, Macklin E. Associations of quality of life with health-related characteristics among children with autism. Autism. 2017:136236131770442.

Kuo DZ, Lyle RE, Casey PH, Stille CJ. Care System Redesign for Preterm Children After Discharge From the NICU. Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4)

Lake JK, Denton D, Lunksy Y, Shui AM, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Anagnostou E. Medical conditions and demographic, service and clinical factors associated with atypical antipsychotic medication use among children with an autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(5):1391-1402.

Lambert JM, Staubitz JE, Roane JT, et al. Outcome summaries of latency-based functional analyses conducted in hospital inpatient units. J Appl Behav Anal. 2017;50(3):487-494.

lhusen JL, Geller R, Dreisbach C, Constantoulakis L, Siega-Riz AM. Intimate Partner Violence and Gestational Weight Gain in a Population-Based Sample of Perinatal Women. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2017 May - Jun;46(3):390-402.

Li X, Eiden RD, Epstein LH, Shenassa ED, Xie C, Wen X. Parenting and cognifive and psychomotor delay due to small-for-gestational age birth. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017;58(2):169-179. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12644. PMID: 27678110.

Liberman RF, Getz KD, Heinke D, et al. Assisted reproductive technology and birth defects: effects of subfertility and multiple births. Birth Defects Res. 2017;109(14):1144-1153.

Locke J, Kang-Yi CD, Pellecchia M, Marcus S, Hadley T, Mandell DS. Ethnic disparities in school-based behavioral health service use for children with psychiatric disorders. J Sch Health. 2017;87(1):47-54.

Locke J, Williams J, Shih W, Kasari C. Characteristics of socially successful elementary school-aged children with autism. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017 Jan;58(1):94-102.

Luna RA, Oezguen N, Baldera M, et al. Distinct microbiome-neuroimmune signatures correlate with functional abdominal pain in children with autism spectrum disorder. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017;3(2):218-230.

MacDorman MF, Declercq E, Thoma ME. Trends in maternal mortality by socio-demographic characteristics and cause of death in 27 states and the District of Columbia. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;129(5):811-818.

Mao G, Nachman RM, Sun Q, et al. Individual and joint effects of early-life ambient exposure and maternal prepregnancy obesity on childhood overweight or obesity. Environ Health Perspect. 2017;125(6):067005.

Margolis LH, Fahje Steber K, Rosenberg A, Palmer A, Rounds K, Wells M. Partnering with parents in interprofessional leadership graduate education to promote family-professional partnerships.

Mazurek MO, Lu F, Symecko H, et al. A prospective study of the concordance of DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(9):2783-2794.

McRee A, Reiter PL. Receipt of recommended adolescent vaccines among youth with special health care needs. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017;56(5):451-460.

Meinzen-Derr J, Sheldon R, Grether S, et al. Language underperformance in young children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing: are the expectations too low? J Dev Behav Pediatr. Epub online: September 19, 2017.

Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Phillips J, Altaye M, Choo DI. The utility of early developmental assessments on understanding later nonverbal IQ in children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;92:136-142. 2017 Jan;92:136-142.

Mody M, Shui AM, Nowinski La, et al. Communication deficits and the motor system: exploring patterns of associations in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(1):155-162.

Mueller NT, Mao G, Bennet WL, et al. Does vaginal delivery mitigate or strengthen the intergenerational association of overweight and obesity? Findings from the Boston Birth Cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017;41(4):497-501.

Murase M, Wagner EA, J Chantry C, Dewey KG, Nommsen-Rivers LA. The relation between breast milk sodium to potassium ratio and maternal report of a milk supply concern.. J Pediatr. 2017 Feb;181:294-297.e3.

Ndumele CD, Schpero WL, Schlesinger MJ, Trivedi AN. Association Between Health Plan Exit From Medicaid Managed Care and Quality of Care, 2006-2014. JAMA 2017;317(24):2524-2531

Neumeyer AM, Cano Sokoloff N, McDonnell E, Macklin EA, McDougle CJ, Misra M. Bone accrual in males with autism spectrum disorder. J Pediatr. 2017;181:195-201.

Ozer EJ, Piatt AA, Holsen I, Larsen T, Lester J, Ozer EM. Innovative approaches to promoting positive youth development in diverse contexts: novel applications of participatory research and new technologies. In: Petersen AC, Koller SH, Motti-Stefanidi F, Verma S, eds. Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group; 2017:201-221.

Peng J, Wheeler K, Groner JI, Haley KJ, Xiang H. Undertriage of Pediatric Major Trauma Patients in the United States. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Aug;56(9):845-853.

Plough AC, Galvin G, Li Z, et al. Relationship between labor and delivery unit management practices and maternal outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;130(2):358-365.

Quinn DA, Mitchell SJ, Lewin A. The Role of Teen Mothers' Support Relationships in Maintenance of Contraceptive Use. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017 Feb;30(1):35-40.

Raghavan R, Riley AW, Volk H, et al. Maternal multivitamin intake, plasma folate and vitamin B12 levels and autism spectrum disorder risk in offspring. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. Published Online: October 6, 2017.

Richardson LP, McCarty CA, Radovic A, Suleiman AB. Research in the integration of behavioral health for adolescents and young adults in primary care settings: a systematic review. J Adolesc Health. 2017;60(3):261-9

Rienks S, Phillips J, McCrae J, Bender K, Brown S. Complex health concerns among child welfare populations and the benefit of pediatric medical homes. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Mar;65:212-225.

Ronnis SD, McConnochie KM, Wang H, Wood NE. Urban Telemedicine enables equity in access to acute illness care. Telemed J E Health. 2017;23(2):105-112.

Rosenberg A, Zuver D, Kermon M, Fernandez C, Margolis LH. Reflections on the contributions of self-advocates to aninterdisciplinary leadership development program for graduate students in health affairs. Disabil H J. Epublished ahead of print 2017 Sept 14.

Shenk CE, Ammerman RT, Teeeters AR, et al. History of maltreatment in childhood and subsequent parenting stress in at-risk, first-time mothers: identifying points of intervention during home visiting. Prev Sci. 2017;18(3):361-370.

Shepherd-Banigan M, Domino ME, Wells R, Rutledge R, Hillemeier MM, Van Houtven CH. Do maternity care coordination services encourage use of behavioral health treatment among pregnant women on Medicaid? Women's Health Issues. 2017;27(4):449-455.

Sherman BS, Hoen R, Lee J, Declercq E. Doctor of public health educatin and training: where are we now? Public Health Reports. 2017;132(1):115-120.

Skotko BG, Macklin EA, Muselli M, Voelz L, McDonough ME, Davidson E, et al. A predictive model for obstructive sleep apnea and Down syndrome. Am J Med Genet Part A. 2017;173(4):889-96. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.38137.doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.38137.

Soke GN, Rosenberg SA, Hamman RF, et al. Factors associated with self-injurious behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder: findings from two large national samples. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(2):285-296.

Soto-Ramirez N, Kar S, Zhang H, Karmaus W. Infant feeding patterns and eczema in children in the first 6 years of life. Clin Exp Allergy. 2017;47(10):1285-1298.

Stanley RM, Johnson MD, Vance C, et al. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Challenges enrolling children into traumatic brain injury trials: An observational study. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Jan 24(1):31-39.

Stille CJ, Honigfeld L, Heitlinger LA, Kuo DZ, Werner EJ. The Pediatric Primary Care-Specialist Interface: A Call For Action. J Pediatr. 2017 Aug;187:303-308.

Suleiman AB, Dahl RE. Leveraging neuroscience to inform adolescent health: the need for an innovative transdisciplinary developmental science of adolescence. J Adolesc Health. 2017;60(3):240-248.

Tsai HJ, Surkan PJ, Yu SM, et al. Differential effects of stress and African ancestry on preterm birth and related traits among US born and immigrant black mothers. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96(5):e5899.

Wang H, Mueller NT, Li J, et al. Association of maternal plasma folate and cardiometabolic risk factors in pregnancy with elevated blood pressure of offspring in childhood. Am J Hypertens. 2017;30(5):532-540

Wang H, Xu BP, Xu RB, Walker SO, Wang G. Joint effect of maternal plasma homocysteine and prepregnancy obesity on child blood pressure: a prospective birth cohort study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017;41(9):1447-1453.

Wheeler KK, Shi J, Nordin AB, Xiang H, Groner JI, Fabia R, Thakkar RK. U.S. Pediatric Burn Patient 30-Day Readmissions. J Burn Care Res. 2017 Aug 18.

Wheeler KK, Shi J, Xiang H, Haley KJ, Groner JI. Child maltreatment in U.S. emergency departments: Imaging and admissions. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Jul;69:96-105.

Wheeler KK, Shi J, Xiang H, Thakkar RK, Groner JI. US pediatric trauma patient unplanned 30-day readmissions. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Aug 7. pii:S0022-3468(17)30466-9.

Wright CA, Kaiser AP. Teaching parents usign milieu teaching with words and signs using the teach-model-coach-review model. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education. 2017;36(4)192-204. doi: 10.1177/027112141561027.

Zamzow RM, Ferguson BJ, Ragsdale AS, Lewis ML, Beversdorf DQ. Effects of acute beta-adrenergic antagonism on verbal problem solving in autism spectrum disorder and exploration of treatment response markers. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2017:39(6):596-606.

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