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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...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Yun K, Urban K, Mamo B, Matheson J, Payton C, Scott KC, Song L, Stauffer WM, Stone BL, Young J, Lin H

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the addition of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine to national immunization programs improved vaccination rates among refugee children, a marginalized population with limited access to care. METHODS: The sample included 2291 refugees younger than 19 years w...

Jun, 2016
Authors:

Gerdes M, Repcheck L, Eder J

In Philadelphia, a 2004 survey conducted by Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) showed 48% of early childhood programs reported having suspended or expelled at least one child over the course of a year due primarily to behavioral concerns, such as poor emotional regulation and ...

May, 2016
Article
Authors:

Gregory EF, Goldshore MA, Henderson JL, Weatherford RD, Showell NN

 

BACKGROUND: Obesity is widespread and treatment strategies have demonstrated limited success. Changes to obstetrical practice in response to obesity may support obesity prevention by influencing offspring growth trajectories. METHODS: This retrospective cohort study examined growth amon...

Apr, 2016
Article
Authors:

Mayne SL, Ross ME, Song L, McCarn B, Steffes J, Liu W, Margolis B, Azuine R, Gotlieb E, Grundmeier RW, Leslie LK, Localio R, Wasserman R, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Primary care pediatricians increasingly care for children’s mental health problems, but little is known about practice-level variation in diagnosis and psychotropic medication prescribing practices. METHODS: This retrospective review of electronic heath records from 43 US pr...

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