Faculty Publications

Achana, F, Bawah, A, Jackson, EF, Welaga, P, Awine, T, Asuo-Mante, E, Oduro, A, Awoonor-Williams, J, Phillips, JF. Spatial and socio-demographic determinants of contraceptive use in the Upper East region of Ghana, Reproductive Health. (2015). 12:29. DOI: 10.1186/s12978-015-0017-8 

Amesty, S, Crawford, ND, Nandi, V, Perez-Figueroa R, Rivera, A, Sutton, M, Weidle, PJ, Willis, L, Smith, DK, Hernandez, C, et al. Evaluation of pharmacy-based HIV testing in a high-risk New York City community. (2015) AIDS Patient Care STDS. Aug;29(8):437-44.

Awoonor-Williams, J, Phillips, JF, & Bawah, AA. Catalyzing the scale-up of community-based primary healthcare in a rural impoverished region of northern Ghana, International Journal of Health Planning and Management. (2015). doi: 10.1002/hpm.2304. [Epub ahead of print] 

Bell DL, Camacho EJ, Velasquez AB. Male access to emergency contraception in pharmacies: a mystery shopper survey. Contraception. 2014 Oct;90(4):413-5. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2014.06.032. Epub 2014 Jun 27.

Cowell WJ, Lederman SA, Sjödin A, Jones R, Wang S, Perera FP, Wang R, Rauh VA, Herbstman JB. Prenatal exposure to polybrominateds diphenyl ethers and child attention problems at 3-7years. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2015 Sep 4. pii: S0892-0362(15)30027-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ntt.2015.08.009. [Epub ahead of print]

El-Sayed AM, Palma A, Freedman LP, Kruk ME. Does health insurance mitigate inequities in non-communicable disease treatment? Evidence from 48 low- and middle-income countries. Health Policy. 2015 Sep;119(9):1164-75. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.07.006. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Exavery A, Kanté AM, Hingora A, Phillips JF. Determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding in rural Tanzania. Int Breastfeed J. 2015 Sep 25;10:27. doi: 10.1186/s13006-015-0052-7. eCollection 2015.

Francis JK, Hoffman LF, Hu MC, de Roche AM, Catallozzi M, Breitkopf CR, Rosenthal SL. Adolescents and Their Parents Differ on Descriptions of a Reproductive Health Study. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Sep 23. pii: S1083-3188(15)00313-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2015.09.002.

Hofstetter AM, DuRivage N, Vargas CY, Camargo S, Vawdrey DK, Fisher A, Stockwell MS. Text message reminders for timely routine MMR vaccination: A randomized controlled trial. Vaccine. 2015 Sep 27. pii: S0264-410X(15)01318-3. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.09.042.

Kanté, A, Gutierrez, HR, Larsen, AM, Jackson, EF, Helleringer, S,  Exavery, A, Tani, K, Phillips, JF. Childhood illness prevalence and health seeking behavior patterns in rural Tanzania, BMC Public Health. (2015). DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-22646. 

Larson E, Vail D, Mbaruku GM, Kimweri A, Freedman LP, Kruk ME. Moving Toward Patient-Centered Care in Africa: A Discrete Choice Experiment of Preferences for Delivery Care among 3,003 Tanzanian Women. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 11;10(8):e0135621. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135621. eCollection 2015.

Maguire K, Joslin-Roher S, Westhoff CL, Davis AR. IUDs at One Year: Predictors of Early Discontinuation. Contraception. 2015 Sep 10. pii: S0010-7824(15)00580-6. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2015.09.005.

Nippita S, Oviedo JD, Velasco MG, Westhoff CL, Davis AR, Castaño PM. A randomized controlled trial of daily text messages versus monthly paper diariesto collect bleeding dataafter intrauterine device insertion. Contraception. 2015 Sep 9. pii: S0010-7824(15)00579-X. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2015.09.004.

Perera F, Phillips DH, Wang Y, Roen E, Herbstman J, Rauh V, Wang S, Tang D. Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons/aromatics, BDNF and child development. Environ Res. 2015 Aug 21;142:602-608. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.08.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Phillips JF, Sheff M, Boyer CB. The Astronomy of Africa's Health Systems Literature During the MDG Era: Where Are the Systems Clusters? Glob Health Sci Pract. 2015 Sep 15;3(3):482-502. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-15-00034. Print 2015 Sep 10.

Rubin SE, Cohen HW, Santelli JS, McKee MD. Counseling adolescents about the intrauterine contraceptive device: A comparison of primary care pediatricians with family physicians and obstetrician-gynecologists in the Bronx, New York. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 2015; 1-8. DOI:10.1177/2150131914568460.

Santelli J, Mathur S, Song X, Huang TJ, Wei Y, Lutalo T, Nalugoda F, Gray RH, Serwadda DM. Rising School Enrollment and Declining HIV and Pregnancy Risk Among Adolescents in Rakai District, Uganda, 1994-2013. Glob Soc Welf. 2015 Jun;2(2):87-103.

Schuyler AC, Edelstein ZR, Mathur S, Sekasanvu J, Nalugoda F, Gray R, Wawer MJ, Serwadda DM, Santelli JS. Mobility among youth in Rakai, Uganda: Trends, characteristics, and associations with behavioural risk factors for HIV. Glob Public Health. 2015 Aug 27:1-18.

Smithgall M, Vargas CY, Reed C, Finelli L, LaRussa P, Larson E, Saiman L, Stockwell MS. Influenza vaccine effectiveness in a low-income, urban community cohort. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 28. pii: civ867.

Westhoff CL, Yoon LS, Tang R, Pulido V, Eisenberger A. Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism Among Reproductive Age Women. Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Aug 28.

Widen EM, Factor-Litvak PR, Gallagher D, Paxton A, Pierson RN Jr, Heymsfield SB, Lederman SA. The Pattern of Gestational Weight Gain is Associated with Changes in Maternal Body Composition and Neonatal Size. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Oct;19(10):2286-94. doi: 10.1007/s10995-015-1747-5.