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Research

Publications – 2009-2010

  • Leu MG, Kim GR, Pollack AH, Adams WG. Aligning Pediatric Ambulatory Needs with Health IT. In: Pediatric Informatics: Computer Applications in Child Health. Lehmann CD, Kim GR, Johnson KB, eds. New York, NY: Springer; 2009: 233-255.
  • Augustyn M, Zuckerman B, Caronna E. The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care. 3rd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2010.
  • Briggs-Gowan MJ, Carter AS, Clark R, Augustyn M, McCarthy KJ, Ford JD. Exposure to potentially traumatic event in early childhood: differential links to emergent psychopathology. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2010 Oct;51(10):1132-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.201 0.02256.x.PMID: 20840502.
  • Barnett ED, MacPherson DW, Stauffer WM, et al. The visiting friends or relatives traveler in the 21st century: time for a new definition. Jour Trav Med 2010;17:163-170. 
  • Behrens RH, Stauffer WM, Barnett ED, et al. Travel case scenarios as a demonstration of risk assessment of VFR travelers: Introduction of criteria and evidence-based definition and framework. Jour Trav Med 2010;17:153-162. 
  • Hagman S, Neugebauer R, Schwartz E, Perret C, Castelli F, Barnett ED, Stauffer WM, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Illness in Children after International Travel: Analysis from the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. (Pediatrics, published on line April 5, 2010, DOl:10.1542/peds.2009-1951)
  • Yanni EA, Marano N, Stauffer WM, Barnett ED, Carro M, Cetron MS. Health status of visitors and temporary residents, US. Emer Infect Dis 2009;15.
  • Costello E, Blenner S, Augustyn M.  “Different Is Nice, but It Sure Isn’t Easy”: Differentiating the Spectrum of Autism from the Spectrum of Normalcy. J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:720 –722, 2010.
  • Blenner S. Thumb Sucking. In: Augustyn M, Zuckerman B, Caronna, eds. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care. 3rd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2010:386-388.
  • Blenner S. Incarceration of Parents. In: Augustyn M, Zuckerman B, Caronna, eds. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care. 3rd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2010:456-458.
  • Goldstein R, Bouchet V. Phylogenomics-based identification of pneumococcal 'common protein' vaccine target. Poster presented (poster) at the yth International Symposium of Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 14-18, 2010.
  • Boynton-Jarrett R, Fargnoli J, Suglia SF, Zuckerman B, Wright RJ.Association between maternal intimate partner violence and incident obesity in preschool-aged children: results from the fragile families and child well-being study.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Jun;164(6):540-6.
  • Harville EW, Boynton-Jarrett, R, Hypponen E, Power C. "Effects of Childhood Hardships on Pregnancy Outcomes," Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2010; 164(6): 533-539.
  • Boynton-Jarrett R, Rich-Edwards JW, Jun HJ, Wright RJ. “Self-Reported Abuse in Childhood and Risk of Uterine Leiomyomata: The Role of Emotional Support in Biological Resiliency” Epidemiology, 2011; 22(1).
  • Cole CH. Making Sense of Clinical Determinants of ROP. J of Pediatr 2010;157:5-7.
  • Cook, J. Food Security and Food Insecurity in the U.S., and their Consequences for Child Health. In Walter L and Phoenix LE (Eds), Critical Food Issues (Two Volumes): Problems and State-of the-Art Solutions. Chapter 10 in Vol. 1: 143-156,2010. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT.
  • Kankasa C, Carter RJ, Briggs N, Bulterys M, Chama E, Cooper ER, Costa C, Spielman E, Kateoa-Bwa1ya M, M'soka T, Cho1a K, Ou CY, and Abrams EJ. Routine offering of HI V Testing to hospitalized pediatric patients at University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia: Acceptability and Feasibility. JAIDS 2009;51(2):202-208. 
  • Brogly S, Foca M, DeVille J, Mirochnick M, Mofenson L, Read J, Viani R, Burchett S, Browning R, Scott G, Shapiro D, Cooper E. Potential confounding of the association between exposure to nucleoside analogues and mitochondrial dysfunction in HIV -uninfected and indeterminate infants. JAIDS 2010;53(1):154-157.
  • Carbonell-Estrany X, Simoes EAF, Dagan R, Hall CB, Harris B, Hultquist M, Connor EM, Losonsky GA and for the Motavizumab Study Group. [ER Cooper - member] Motavizumab for prophylaxis of Respiratory Synctial Virus in high-risk children: A noninferiority trial. Pediatrics 2010;125:e35-e51.
  • Henry-Reid LM, O'Connor KG, Klein JD, Cooper E, Flynn P, Futterman DC. Current pediatrician practices in identifYing high risk behaviors of adolescents. Pediatrics 2010;125(4):e741-7. 
  • Comeau AM, Hale JE, Pai SY, Bonilla FA, Notarangelo LD, Pasternak MS, Meissner HC, Cooper ER, DeMaria A, Sahai I, and Eaton RB. Guidelines for implementation of population based newborn screening for sever combined irnrnunodeficiency. J Inherit Metab Dis 2010; Oct;33 (Suppl2):S273-81. Epub 2010 May 20.
  • Dorfman DH, Trokel M, Lincoln AK, Mehta SD. Increased prevalence of behavioral risks among adolescent and young adult women with psychological distress in the emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care 201 0;26:93-98.
  • Bernstein E, Edwards E, Dorfman D, Heeren T, Bliss C, Bernstein.J. Screening and brief intervention to reduce marijuana use among youth and young adults in a pediatric emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine 2009; 16(11): 1174-1185.
  • Bernstein J, Heeren T, Edward E, Dorfman D, Bliss K, Winter D, Bernstein E. A brief motivational interview in a pediatric emergency department, plus a 1 O-day telephone follow-up, increases attempts to quit drinking among youth and young adults who screen positive for problematic drinking. Academic Emergency Medicine 2010; 17(8):890-902.
  • Rosman S, Dorfman DH. Pediatric Head and Neck Infections in Emergency Medicine eds. RV Aghababian. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 2010.
  • Karakis I, Mountouris G, Otis J, Douglass L, Jonas R, Velez-Ruiz N, Wilford K, Espinosa P, A quick reliable EEG montage for the detection of seizures in the critical care setting. Journal of Neurophysiology. 2010;27:100-105.
  • Feinberg E, Smith MV, Naik R. Ethnically diverse mothers' views on the acceptability of screening for depressive symptoms during pediatric well-child visits. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. August, 2009. 
  • Restuccia R, Feinberg E, Quigley K. National health reform: an opportunity to strengthen consumer voice. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.2009 32(4) 289-291.
  • Jenkins GA, Figueira M, Kumar GA, Sweetman WA, Makepeace K, Pelton SI, et al. Sialic acid mediated transcriptional modulation of a highly conserved sialometabolism gene cluster in Haemophilus influenzae and its effect on virulence. BMC Microbiol 2010;10(1):48-59.
  • Laufer AS, Thomas JC, Figueira M, Gent JF, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Capacity of serotype 19A and 15B/C Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates for experimental otitis media: Implications for the conjugate vaccine. Vaccine 2010;28(12):2450-2457. 
  • Frank, DA. Failure to Thrive, in Kleinman R (Ed.) Pediatric Nutrition Handbook, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, IL. p. 601-36, 2009.
  • Frank DA, Blenner S, Wilbur MA, Black MM, Drotar, D. Failure to Thrive. In Reece RM, Christian, CW (Eds) Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management 3rd Edition. American Academy of Pediatrics, pp. 465-512,2009.
  • Elizabeth L. March, MCP, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, MPH, Annie Gayman, AB, John Cook, Frank D, JoHanna Flacks, JD, Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Samantha Morton, JD. "Rx for Hunger: Affordable Housing." December 2009. 
  • Annie Gayman, AB, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, MPH, Elizabeth March, MCP, John T. Cook, PhD, Sharon Coleman, MS, MPH, Deborah A. Frank, MD. "Child Care Feeding Programs Support Young Children's Healthy Development." January 2010.
  • Frank D, Casey P, Black M, Rose-Jacobs R, Chilton M, Cutts D, March E, Heeren T, Coleman S, Ettinger de Cuba S, Cook J. Cumulative Hardship and Wellness in Low Income Young Children: A Multisite Surveillance Study. Pediatrics. 2010 May;125(5): ell15-23. Epub 2010 Apr 12.
  • Frank DA, Chilton M, Casey PH, Black MM, Cook JT, Cutts DB, Meyers AF. Nutritional-assistance programs playa critical role in reducingfood insecurity. Pediatrics. 125(5): e1267. 2010 May.
  • Fujii A, Allen R, Doros G, O'Brien S. Patent ductus arteriosus hemodynamics in very premature infants treated with poractant alfa or beractant for respiratory distress syndrome. Journal of Perinatology 30, 671-676 (25 March 2010) doi:10.1038/jp.2010.21 Original Article.
  • Fujii AM and Carillo M. Animal-derived surfactant treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in premature neonates: a review. Drugs Today 2009,45(9): 697-709.
  • Fujii AM, Patel SM, Allen R, Doros G, Guo CY, Testa S. Poractant alfa and beractant treatment of very premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome. J Perinatal. advance online publication 25 March 2010; J PerinatoI. 30:665-670; doi:10.1038/jp.2010.20. 
  • Fujii AM. Is There Really A Clinical Difference In Surfactant Preparations? J Perinatol 2010; 30:698; doi:10.1038/jp.2010.90.
  • Garg A, Trent ME, Strouse N, Mitchell SE, Rowe P. Delayed diagnosis of iliac vein thrombus in a sexually active adolescent with Klippel- Trenaunay syndrome. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2009;22(3):e29-32.
  • Garg A, Nelson CS, Burrell L, Sia C, Duggan AK. Association of substance use discussion by pediatric providers with the parent-provider relationship and maternal behavior change. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010;49(3):240-248.
  • Garg A, Sarkar S, Marino M, Onie R, Solomon BS. Linking urban families to community resources in the context of pediatric primary care. Patient Educ Couns. 2010;79(2):251-254. PMCID:178843
  • Gray SH, Ebe LK, Feldman HA, Emans SJ, Osganian SK, Gordon CM, Laufer MR. Salivary Progesterone Levels Before Menarche: A Prospective Study of Adolescent Girls. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Apr 28.
  • Groves B. (2010). Child exposure to community or domestic violence, The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, (Eds). Augustyn M, Zuckerman B, Caronna EB, Wolters Kluwer Health - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Groves B. & Augustyn M. (2009). Pediatric Care Settings: moviilg from evidence to action: The Safe Start series on children exposed to violence: Issue brief #2. North Bethesda MD: Safe Start Center, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, US Dept. of Justice.
  • Cohen E., Groves B. & Kracke K. (2009). Understanding children's Exposure to violence: The Safe Start series on children exposed to violence: Issue brief #1. North Bethesda MD: Safe Start Center, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, US Dept. of Justice.
  • Parker S. Hironaka LK. "Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder," In: Augustyn M, Zuckerman B, Caronna EB, eds. "The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care - Third Edition." Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010. 
  • Hironaka LK, Trozzi M, Augustyn M. "Our World Was Rocked". J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Jun;31(5)449-451.
  • Hironaka LK. "Health Literacy." In: Augustyn M, Zuckerman B, Caronna EB, eds. "The Zuckerman Parker Handbook Jf Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care - Third Edition." Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.
  • Hsu KK, Shea KM, Stevenson AE, Pelton SI. Changing Serotypes Causing Childhood Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: Massachusetts, 2001-2007. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2010;29(4):289-293. 
  • Kamholz K, Cole CH, Zupancic JAF. Cost-effectiveness of Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity [ETROP], Pediatrics 2009; 123:262-269. 
  • Kaplan-Sanoff, M. Divorce. In Zuckerman, Augustyn & Caronna. Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: A Handbook for Primary Care, 3nd edition. Boston: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010.
  • Kaplan-Sanoff, M. School Readiness. In Zuckerman, Augustyn & Caronna. Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: A Handbook for Primary Care, 3nd edition. Boston: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010. 
  • Kaplan-Sanoff, M. and Wilhemina Hernandez. Child Care. In Zuckerman, Augustyn & Caronna. Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: A Handbook for Primary Care, 3nd edition. Boston: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010.
  • Mvundura M, Amendah O, Kavanagh PL, Sprinz PG, Grosse SO. Health care utilization and expenditures for privately and publicly insured children with sickle cell disease in the United States. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009;doi: 1 0.1 002/pbc22069.
  • Kavanagh PL, Adams WG, Wang CJ. Quality indicators and quality assessment in child health. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2009;94:458-463.
  • Amendah O, Mvundura M, Kavanagh PL, Sprinz PG, Grosse SO. Incremental medical expenditures of US children with Sickle Cell Disease. Am J Prey Med. 2010; 38( 4S): 8550 -8556.
  • Klein JO, Hanshaw JB: Thomas H. Weller, 1915-2008: A Remembrance.  Clin Infect Dis 2009;48:1102-1103. 
  • Klein, JO, Bluestone CD: Otitis Media. In: Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases,6th Edition. Eds: RD Feigin, JD Cherry, GJ Demmler, SL Kaplan. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2009. pp 216-237.
  • Klein JO:Bacterial Pneumonia. In: Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases,6th Edition. Eds: RD Feigin,' JD Cherry, GJ Demniler, SL Kaplan. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2009. pp 302-314. 
  • Klein JO:Otitis Externa, Otitis Media, and Mastoiditis. In: Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of lnfectious Diseases,7th edition. Eds: GL Mandell, JE Bennett, R Dolin. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2010 pp 831-837. 
  • Remington JS, Klein JO, Wilson CB, Nizet V, Maldonado YA (Editors): Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant,7th edition. Elsevier Saunders. Philadelphia, PA. 2011. 
  • Maldonado Y A, Nizet V, Klein JO, Remington JS, Wilson CB: Current Concepts of Infections of the Fetus and Newborn Infant. In: Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant, 7th edition. Eds: JS Remington, JO Klein, CB Wilson, V Nizet, YA Maldonado. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 2011 ppl-23. 
  • Nizet V, Klein JO. Bacterial Sepsis and Meningitis. Ibid, pp 222-275.
  • Barnett ED, Klein JO. Bacterial Infections of the Respiratory Tract. Ibid, pp276-296.
  • Long SS, Klein JO.  Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract. Ibid, pp. 310-321.
  • Oster G, Weycker D, Edelsberg J, Nichol KL, Klein JO, Belshe RB: Benefits and risks of live attenuated influenza vaccine in young children. Am J Manag Care 2010, 16(9):e235-e244. 
  • Kuban, C.K., Allred E.N., O’Shea, T.M., Paneth, N., Westra, S., Miller, C., Rosman, N.P., Leviton, A. for the ELGAN Study investigators.  Developmental correlates of head circumference at birth and at two years in a cohort of extremely low gestational age newborns (ELGANs).  J Pediatr, 2009. Epub ahead of print.  
  • TF McElrath, EN Allred, KA Boggess, K Kuban, TM O’ Shea, N Paneth, A Leviton for the ELGAN Study Investigators. Maternal antenatal complications and the risk of neonatal cerebral white matter damage and later cerebral palsy in children born at extremely low gestational age. Am.J.Epidemiol. 2009;170: 819-828. 
  • O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Dammann O, Hirtz D, Kuban KC, Paneth N, Leviton A; ELGAN study Investigators. The ELGAN study of the brain and related disorders in extremely low gestational age newborns. Early Hum Dev 2009;85: 719-725.
  • Leviton A, Allred E, Kuban K, Hecht J, Onderdonk A, O'Shea TM, Paneth N. Microbiologic and histologic characteristics of the extremely preterm infant's placenta predict white matter damage and later cerebral palsy.  The ELGAN study. Pediatric Research. 2010;67(1):95-101.
  • Westra S, Adler I, Batton D, Betz B, Bezinique S, Durfee S, Ecklund K, Feinstein K, Fordham L, Junewick J, Lorenzo R, McCauley R, Miller C, Seibert J, Kuban K, Allred E, Leviton A. A reader variability in the use of diagnostic labels for white matter lesions seen on cranial scans of severely premature infants. The ELGAN study. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. Oct 2010;38(8):409-19.
  • Shen Y, Dies KA, Holm IA, Bridgemohan C, Sobeih MM, Caronna EB, Miller KJ, Frazier JA, et al. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010;125:727-35. 
  • Lenders CM, Feldman HA, Von Scheven E, Merewood A, Sweeney A, Wilson D, Lee PDK, Abrams SH, Gitelman, SE, Wertz MS, Klish WJ, Taylor GA, Chen TC, and Holick MF for the Elisabeth Glaser Pediatric Research Network Obesity Study Group. Relation of body fat indices to vitamin D status and deficiency among obese adolescents. Am J Nutr.2009;90:1-9.
  • Tinley KE, Loughlin AM, Jepson A, Barnett ED. Evaluation of a Rapid Qualitative Enzyme Chromatographic Test for Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010;82:210-214.
  • Gardner LI, Marks G, Craw J, Metsch L, Strathdee S, Anderson-Mahoney P, del Rio C; Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study Group (includes Loughlin AM). Demographic, psychological, and behavioral modifiers of the Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (ARTAS) intervention. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Sep;23(9):735-42
  • Reisinger KS, Block SL, Collins-Ogle M, Marchant C, Catlett M, Radley D, Sings HL, Haupt RM, Garner EI. Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of gardasil given concomitantly with Menactra and AdaceI. Pediatrics. 2010; Jun;125(6):1142-51. 
  • Marshall GS, Marchant CD, Blatter M, Aris E, Boutriau D, Poolman JT, Friedland LR, Miller JM. Immune response and one-year antibody persistence after a fourth dose of a novel Haemophilus influenzae type b and Neisseria rneningitidis serogroups C and Y-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine (HibMenCY) at 12 to 15 months of age. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010; May;29(5):469-71. 
  • Marchant CD, Miller JM, Marshall GS, Blatter M, Aris E, Friedland LR, Boutriau D, HibMenCY-TT 005 Study Group. Randomized trial to assess immunogenicity and safety of Haemophilus influenzae type b and Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C and V-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine in infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010; Jan;29(1):48-52
  • Merewood A, Mehta SD, Grossman X, Chen TC, Matthieu J, Holick MF, Bauchner H. Widespread vitamin D deficiency in Massachusetts newborns and their mothers at the time of birth. Pediatrics 2010; 125(4): 640-7.
  • Gardner LI, Marks G, Craw J, Metsch L, Strathdee S, Anderson-Mahoney P, del Rio C; Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study Group (includes Loughlin AM). Demographic, psychological, and behavioral modifiers of the Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study (ARTAS) intervention. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Sep;23(9):735-42
  • Geltman, PL, Hironaka LK, Mehta SD, Padilla P, Rodrigues P, Meyers AF, Bauchner H. Iron supplementation oflow-income infants: a randomized clinical trial of adherence with ferrous fumarate sprinkles versus ferrous sulfate drops. J Pediatr, 2009;154(5):738-43. PMID: 19111318.
  • Pratt JSA, Lenders CM, Dionne EA, Hoppin AG, Hsu GLK, Inge TH, Lawlor DF, Marino MF, Meyers AF, Rosenblum JL, Sanchez VM. Best practice updates for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery. Obesity 2009; 17:901-1 0; PMID: 19396070.
  • Chilton M, Black MM, Berkowitz C, Casey PH, Cook J, Cutts C, Jacobs RR, Heeren T, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman S, Meyers A, Frank DA. Food insecurity and risk of poor health among US-born children of immigrants. Am J Public Health 2009;99:556-562. PMID: 19106417.
  • Apovian CM, Bigornia S,Cullumdugan D, Schoonmaker C, Inoue J, Phipps J, Gokce N, Istfan N, Meyers A, Lenders CM. Commercial meal replacements and lifestyle intervention in overweight and obese minority, urban, low income adolescents - a 12 week safety pilot study. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition 2009;1:37-44.
  • Minear S, Pedulla MJ, Philipp BL. Baby Steps to Better Care: One Hospital’s Story of Success in Health Care Improvement for Newborns and Their Families. Zero to Three 2009 March;29(4):10-15
  • Understanding Newborn Behavior and Early Relationships: NBO handbook (2007) was translated into Spanish and published in 2010.
  • Brogly S, Foca M, DeVille J, Mirochnick M, Mofenson L, Read J, Viani R, Burchett S, Browning R, Scott G, Shapiro D, Cooper E. Potential confounding of the association between exposure to nucleoside analogues and mitochondrial dysfunction in HIV -uninfected and indeterminate infants. JAIDS 2010;53(1):154-157.
  • Aweeka FT, Stek A, Best BM, Hu C, Holland D, Hermes A, Burchett SK, Read J, Mirochnick M, Capparelli EV, International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group (IMPAACT) P1026s Protocol Team. Lopinavir protein binding in HIY-1 infected pregnant women. HIV Medicine 2010; 11 :232-8.
  • Best BM, Stek A, Mirochnick M, Hu C, Li H, Burchett SK, Rossi SS, Smith E, Read J, Capparelli EV, International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group (IMPAACT) PI026s Protocol Team. Lopinavir tablet pharmacokinetics with an increased dose during pregnancy. JAIDS 2010;54:381-388.
  • Horak HM, Chynoweth JS, Myers WP, Davis J, Fendorf S, Boehm AB. Microbial and metal water quality in rain catchments compared with traditional drinking water sources in the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. J Water Health. 2010 Mar;8(1):126-38.
  • Kimokoti RW, Newby PK, GonaP, Zhu L, Jasuja GK, Pencina MJ, McKeon-O'Malley C, Fox CS, D'Agostino RB, Millen BE. Diet Quality, Physical Activity, Smoking Status, and Weight Fluctuation Are Associated with Weight Change in Women and Men. Journal o/Nutrition 2010;140(7):1287-93. 
  • Wolongevicz D, Zhu L, Pencina MJ, Kimokoti RW, Newby PK, D' Agostino RB, Millen B.E An Obesity Dietary Quality Index Predicts Abdominal Obesity in Women: Potential Opportunity for New Prevention and Treatment Paradigms. Journal of Obesity 2010,Article ID 945987, doi:10.1155/2010/945987. 
  • Wolongevicz D, Zhu L, Pencina MJ, Kimokoti RW, Newby PK, D' Agostino RB, Millen BE. Diet Quality and Obesity in Women: the Framingham Nutrition Studies. British Journal a/Nutrition 2010;103(8):1223-1229.
  • Noel SA, Newby PK, Ordovas JM, Tucker KL. A traditional rice and beans pattern is associated with metabolic syndrome in Puerto Rican older adults. Journal a/Nutrition 2009;139(7):1360-7.
  • Odell, CA. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) skin infections. Curr Opin Pediatr 22: 273-277,2010.
  • Bakaletz LO, Pelton SI, Klein JO, Barenkamp SJ, Denoel P, Green BA, Gu X, Heikkinen T, Hotomi M, Karma P, Kurono Y, Kyd JM, Murphy TF, Ogra PL, Patel JA, Pettigrew M, Veenhoven R, Yamanaka N: Vaccine. Panel Report # 6 Vaccine. In: Recent Advances in Otitis Media: Report of the Ninth Research Conference, 2007.Ed, OJ Lim, Co-Eds, CD Bluestone, ML Casselbrant. Published in part by National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorder, National Institutes of Health, Deafness Research Foundation, International Otitis Media Symposium Inc, and The House Ear Institute. ISBN: 0-9776204-1-7; 2010, pp 94-119. 
  • Pelton SI, Weycker D, Klein JO, Strutton D, Ciuryla V, Oster G: 7-Valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and lower respiratory tract infections: Effectiveness of a 2-dose versus 3-dose primary series. Vaccine 2010;28: 1 575-1 582. 
  • Lee GM, Huang SS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Hinrichsen VL, Pelton SI, Kleinman K, et al. Epidemiology and risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus colonization in children in the post-PCV7 era. BMC Infect Dis 2009;9:110. 
  • Pelton SI, Gilmet GP. Expanding prevention of invasive meningococcal disease. Expert Rev Vaccines 2009;8(6):717-27.
  • Pelton SI, Leibovitz E. Recent advances in otitis media. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2009;28(10 Suppl):S133-7.
  • Ray GT, Pelton SI, Klugman KP, Strutton DR, Moore MR. Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: an update after 7 years of use in the United States. Vaccine 2009;27(47):6483-­94.
  • Shibl A, Memish Z, Pelton S. Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in the Arabian Peninsula and Egypt. Int J Antimicrob Agents 2009;33(5):410 e1-9. 
  • Mahoney MC, Pelton SI. Adolescents at Risk: The Case for Meningococcal Vaccine. J Adolesc Health 2010;46(2S2):S4-S8. 
  • Pelton SI. Conjugate meningococcal vaccines: lifesaving or inefficient use or both-no easy answer. Clin Infect Dis 2010;50(2):192-3. 
  • Yogev R, Pelton S. To treat or not to treat is the nagging question. Pediatrics 2010;125(1):e188­-90. 
  • Pelton SI. Meningococcal Disease Awareness: Clinical and Epidemiological Factors Affecting Prevention and Management in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health 2010;46(2S2):S9-S15. 
  • Regev-Yochay G, Hanage WP, Trzcinski K, Rifas-Shiman SL, Lee G, Bessolo A, et al. Re­emergence of the type 1 pilus among Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Massachusetts, USA. Vaccine 2010;28(30):4841-6. 
  • Van Effelterre T, Moore MR, Fierence F, Whitney CG, White L, Pelton SI, et al. A dynamic model of pneumococcal infection in the United States Implications for prevention through vaccination. Vaccine 2010;28(21):3650-60. 
  • Vergison A, Dagan R, Aarguedas A. Bonhoeffer J, Cohen R, Dhooge I, et al. Otitis media and its consequences: Beyond the earache. Lancet Infect Dis 2010;10(3):195-203. 
  • Grossman X, Chaudhuri J, Feldman-Winter L, Abrams J, Newton KN, Philipp BL, Merewood A. Hospital Education in Lactation Practices (Project HELP): Does clinician education affect breastfeeding initiation and exclusivity in the hospital? Birth 2009;36(1):54-59
  • Perkins RB, Pierre Joseph N, Marquez C, Iloka S, Clark JA, Why do low-income, minority parents choose IPV vaccination for their daughters? The Journal of Pediatrics. 2010;157:617-22.
  • Preer GL, Philipp BL. Understanding and managing breats milk jaundice. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2010 Aug 5.
  • Prentiss K, Newby PK, and Vinci R. The Adolescent Female with Urinary Symptoms: A Diagnostic Challenge for the Pediatrician. Accepted for publication in Pediatric Emergency Care: Aug 22,2010.
  • Tsung JW, Ramirez Schrempp D, Blavias M. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Diagnosis of Pediatric Cholecystitis in the Emergency Department.. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Mar;28(3):338-42 
  • Sivitz AB, Lam SH, Ramirez-Schrempp D, Valente JH, Nagdev AD. Effect of bedside ultrasound on management of pediatric soft-tissue infection. J Emerg Med. 2009 Aug 7.
  • Frank D, Casey P, Black M, Rose-Jacobs R, Chilton M, Cutts D, March E, Heeren T, Coleman S, Ettinger de Cuba S, Cook J.  Cumulative Hardship and Wellness in Low Income Young Children:  A Multisite Surveillance Study.  Forthcoming in Pediatrics 2010.
  • Frank DA, Rose-Jacobs R, Crooks D, Cabral H, Gerteis J, Hacker K, Martin B, Weinstein Z, Heeren T.  Adolescent Initiation of Licit and Illicit Substance Use: Impact of Intrauterine Exposures and Post-natal Exposure to Violence.  Forthcoming in Neurotoxicology and Teratology 2010.  
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