Publications and Presentations

GSEP projects can provide students the opportunity to share their research findings with a variety of stakeholders in the MCH field and beyond, often in the form of a peer-reviewed journal article or presentation at a national level conference. The following list provides a sample of manuscriptsoral presentations, and poster presentations that have resulted from GSEP projects since 2010:

Manuscripts

  • DeSisto, C., McDonald, J., Rochat, R., Diaz-Apodaca, B., & Declercq, E. (2014, November 3). Decision making about method of delivery on the U.S.-Mexico border. Health Care for Women International, 1–18. doi:10.1080/07399332.2014.971951
  • Garnett, B., Rosenberg, K., & Morris, D. (2012, October 4). Consumption of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages by 2-year-olds: findings from a population-based survey. Public Health Nutrition, 16(10), 1760–1767. Advance online publication. doi:10.1017/S1368980012004399
  • Klein, E., Liu, S., & Conrey, E. (2014, January). Comprehensive smoke-free policies: a tool for improving preconception health?. Maternal & Child Health Journal, 18(1), 146–152. doi:10.1007/s10995-013-1247-4
  • Nemeth, J., Liu, S., Klein, E., Ferketich, A., Kwan, M., & Wewers, M. (2012, December). Factors influencing smokeless tobacco use in rural Ohio Appalachia. Journal of Community Health, 37(6), 1208–1217. doi:10.1007/s10900-012-9556-x
  • Remigio-Baker, R., Hayes, D., & Reyes-Salvail, F. (2014, December). Adverse childhood events and current depressive symptoms among women in Hawaii: 2010 BRFSS, Hawaii. Maternal & Child Health Journal, 18(10), 2300–2308. doi:10.1007/s10995-013-1374-y
  • Shah, M., & Austin, K. (2014, January 20). Do home visiting services received during pregnancy improve birth outcomes? Findings from Virginia PRAMS 2007–2008. Public Health Nursing, 31(5), 405–413. doi:10.1111/phn.12103

Oral Presentations

  • DeSisto, C. (2013, September). A qualitative study of decision-making regarding method of birth on the U.S.-Mexico border. Presented at the 2013 CityMatCH Conference, Savannah, GA.
  • Parthasarathy, P., Pies, C., Beverly, C., Keifer, M., & Lam, C. (2011, September). Building Economic Security Today (BEST): results of a life course perspective-based asset development pilot project at Contra Costa County WIC. Presented at the 2011 CityMatCH Annual Urban MCH Leadership Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Poster Presentations

  • Abraham, A., Venettis, E., Tufts, M., & Tarr, H. (2010, November). Childhood lead exposure and maternal outcomes. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association’s 138th Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.
  • Blackwell, S. (2012, December). Probing the paradox: examining the association between foreign-born status and preterm birth in Hispanic women of Mexican origin resident in McLennan. Poster presented at the 2012 CityMatCH Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Blasé, J. (2012, December). Pilot study of women attending Title X clinics in Kentucky: pregnancy intention measurement and characteristics of women at high-risk for unplanned pregnancy. Poster presented at the 2012 CityMatCH Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Jayasuriya, A., Coufal, B., & Barnes-Josiah, D. (2014, January). Best practices in applying community stakeholder guidance to enhance the utilization of statelevel data analysis. Poster presented at the 2014 Association of Maternal and Child Health Program Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Liu, S., & Conrey, E. (2011, June). Change in perinatal smoking trends in Ohio WIC, 2002–2009. Poster presented at the 2011 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Liu, S., & Conrey, E. (2010, December). Smoking trends before, during, and after pregnancy in Ohio WIC, 2002–2009. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Perez, K. (2014, September). The effects of brief intervention in preventing adverse birth outcomes: an evaluation of the Arizona Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention Program. Poster presented at the 2014 CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Pettoruto, K. (2014, January). Evaluating health outcomes of WIC participants through use of the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). Poster presented at the 2014 Association of Maternal and Child Health Program Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Shah, M. (2011, December). Does home visiting improve birth outcomes? Findings from the 2007–2008 Virginia PRAMS. Poster presented at 17th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Shah, M. (2012, November). Does home visiting improve birth outcomes? Findings from the 2007–2008 Virginia PRAMS. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA.
  • Shah, M., Austin, K., Wenner, M., Gray, G., & Chapman, D. (2012, August). Does home visiting improve birth outcomes? Findings from the 2007–2008 Virginia PRAMS. Poster presented at the 2012 National Conference on Health Statistics, Washington, DC.
  • Stevens, Jr., M. (2015, November). Identification of potential bias in Louisiana Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System 2011 data. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition, Chicago, IL.