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Jun, 2017
Article
Authors:

Palakshappa D, Doupnik S, Vasan A, Khan S, Seifu L, Feudtner C, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Food insecurity (FI) remains a major public health problem. With the rise in suburban poverty, a greater understanding of parents’ experiences of FI in suburban settings is needed to effectively screen and address FI in suburban practices. METHODS: We conducted 23 semistruct...

Jun, 2017
Article
Authors:

Palakshappa D, Vasan A, Khan S, Seifu L, Feudtner C, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: National organizations recommend pediatricians screen for food insecurity (FI). Although there has been growing research in urban practices, little research has addressed FI screening in suburban practices. We evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of screening ...

Jun, 2017
Authors:

Palakshappa D

Food insecurity, or the lack of reliable access to a suf cient quantity of affordable and nutritious food, affects nearly 16 percent of all households (15.8 million children) across the U.S. and has been associated with a multitude of health-related issues, poor academic performance, psy...

May, 2017
Article
Authors:

Fiks AG, Gruver RS, Bishop-Gilyard CT, Shults J, Virudachalam S, Suh AW, Gerdes M, Kalra GK, DeRusso PA, Lieberman A, Weng D, Elovitz MA, Berkowitz RI, Power TJ

BACKGROUND: Few studies have addressed obesity prevention among low-income families whose infants are at increased obesity risk. We tested a Facebook peer-group intervention for low-income mothers to foster behaviors promoting healthy infant growth. METHODS: In this randomized controlle...

Nov, 2016
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Gerdes M, Rothman B, Igbokidi V, Doughterty S, Localio R, Boyd RC

We sought to determine feasibility and acceptability of parental depression screening in urban pediatric practices. We recruited seven practices to participate. Patient Health Questionnaire-2, a validated two-item screening tool, was used to screen for depressive symptoms at 1-3 year old...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Shah S, Yun K

Over the last decade, approximately 200,000 refugee children have resettled across the United States. This population is dispersed, resulting in limited data. Collaborative research networks, where clinicians across distinct practice sites work together to answer research questions, can ...

Aug, 2016
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Rothman B, Brooks E, Gerdes M, McMillon-Jones F, Yun K

INTRODUCTION: Few eligible children participate in early intervention (EI) programs. The objective of this study was to determine feasibility and outcomes of a novel patient navigation program on EI referrals among a diverse group of at-risk children. METHODS: During a 6-month period, a...

Aug, 2016
Article
Authors:

Gruver RS, Bishop-Gilyard CT, Lieberman A, Gerdes M, Virudachalam S, Suh AW, Kalra GK, Magge SN, Shults J, Schreiner MS, Power TJ, Berkowitz RI, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Evidence increasingly indicates that childhood obesity prevention efforts should begin as early as infancy. However, few interventions meet the needs of families whose infants are at increased obesity risk due to factors including income and maternal body mass index (BMI). So...

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