2017 Faculty Publications


Stevens, W., Shih, T., Incerti, D., Ton, T. G. N., Lee, H. C., Peneva, D., . . . Jena, A. B. (2017). Short-term costs of preeclampsia to the United States health care system. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 217(3), 237-248 e216.

Tawfik, D. S., Sexton, J. B., Adair, K. C., Kaplan, H. C., & Profit, J. (2017). Context in Quality of Care: Improving Teamwork and Resilience. Clin Perinatol, 44(3), 541-552.


Number of publications

quarter: 33

year to date: 93

Lapcharoensap, W., & Lee, H. C. (2017). Tackling Quality Improvement in the Delivery Room. Clin Perinatol, 44(3), 663-681.

Kowarsky, M., Camunas-Soler, J., Kertesz, M., De Vlaminck, I., Koh, W., Pan, W., . . . Stevenson, D. K., Shaw, G. M., . . . Quake, S. R. (2017). Numerous uncharacterized and highly divergent microbes which colonize humans are revealed by circulating cell-free DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 114(36), 9623-9628.

Callahan, B. J., DiGiulio, D. B., Goltsman, D. S. A., Sun, C. L., Costello, E. K., Jeganathan, P., Shaw, G. M., Stevenson, D. K., . . . Relman, D. A. (2017). Replication and refinement of a vaginal microbial signature of preterm birth in two racially distinct cohorts of US women. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 114(37), 9966-9971.

Profit, J., Gould, J. B., Bennett, M., Goldstein, B. A., Draper, D., Phibbs, C. S., & Lee, H. C. (2017). Racial/Ethnic Disparity in NICU Quality of Care Delivery. Pediatrics, 140(3).

Aghaeepour, N., Ganio, E. A., McIlwain, D., Tsai, A. S., Tingle, M., Van Gassen, S., . . . Darmstadt, G. L., Shaw, G. M., Stevenson, D. K.,  . . . Gaudilliere, B. (2017). An immune clock of human pregnancy. Sci Immunol, 2(15).

Mi, Z., Biswas, K., Fairchild, J. K., Davis-Karim, A., Phibbs, C. S., Forman, S. D., . . . Yesavage, J. A. (2017). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for treatment-resistant major depression (TRMD) Veteran patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 18(1), 409.

Pace, N. D., Desrosiers, T. A., Carmichael, S. L., Shaw, G. M., Olshan, A. F., Siega-Riz, A. M., & National Birth Defects Prevention, S. (2017). Antioxidant Consumption is Associated with Decreased Odds of Congenital Limb Deficiencies. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol.

Hay, S. C., Kirpalani, H., Viner, C., Soll, R., Dukhovny, D., Mao, W. Y., Profit, J., . . . Zupancic, J. A. F. (2017). Do trials reduce uncertainty? Assessing impact through cumulative meta-analysis of neonatal RCTs. J Perinatol

Watterberg, K. L., Fernandez, E., Walsh, M. C., Truog, W. E., Stoll, B. J., Sokol, G. M., . . . Van Meurs, K. P., . . . Higgins, R. D. (2017). Barriers to enrollment in a randomized controlled trial of hydrocortisone for cardiovascular insufficiency in term and late preterm newborn infants. J Perinatol. doi:10.1038/jp.2017.131

Kaufeld, K. A., Fuentes, M., Reich, B. J., Herring, A. H., Shaw, G. M., & Terres, M. A. (2017). A Multivariate Dynamic Spatial Factor Model for Speciated Pollutants and Adverse Birth Outcomes. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 14(9).

Pan, W., Ngo, T. T. M., Camunas-Soler, J., Song, C. X., Kowarsky, M., Blumenfeld, Y. J., . . . Shaw, G. M., Stevenson, D. K., & Quake, S. R. (2017). Simultaneously Monitoring Immune Response and Microbial Infections During Pregnancy through Plasma cfRNA Sequencing. Clin Chem.

Singh, V., Ahmed, S., Dreyfuss, M. L., Kiran, U., Chaudhery, D. N., Srivastava, V. K., . . . Darmstadt, G. L.,  . . . West, K. P., Jr. (2017b). Non-governmental organization facilitation of a community-based nutrition and health program: Effect on program exposure and associated infant feeding practices in rural India. PLoS One, 12(9), e0183316.

Bavinger, J. C., Wise, P., & Bendavid, E. (2017). The relationship between burden of childhood disease and foreign aid for child health. BMC Health Serv Res, 17(1), 655.

Collins, P. Y., Pringle, B., Alexander, C., Darmstadt, G. L., Heymann, J., Huebner, G., . . . Zindel, M. (2017). Global services and support for children with developmental delays and disabilities: Bridging research and policy gaps. PLoS Med, 14(9), e1002393.

Shaw, G. M., Yang, W., Roberts, E. M., Kegley, S. E., Stevenson, D. K., Carmichael, S. L., & English, P. B. (2017). Residential agricultural pesticide exposures and risks of spontaneous preterm birth. Epidemiology.

Kourula, S., Ang, J., Zhao, H., Kalish, F., Vandenabeele, P., Sylvester, K. G., . . . Stevenson, D. K. (2017). Heme Oxygenase Activity and Heme Binding in a Neonatal Mouse Model. Neonatology, 112(4), 376-383.

Singh, V., Ahmed, S., Dreyfuss, M. L., Kiran, U., Chaudhery, D. N., Srivastava, V. K., . . . Darmstadt, G. L., . . . West, K. P., Jr. (2017a). An integrated nutrition and health program package on IYCN improves breastfeeding but not complementary feeding and nutritional status in rural northern India: A quasi-experimental randomized longitudinal study. PLoS One, 12(9), e0185030. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0185030

Alvarez, E. M., Keegan, T. H., Johnston, E. E., Haile, R., Sanders, L., Wise, P. H., . . . Chamberlain, L. J. (2017). The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act dependent coverage expansion: Disparities in impact among young adult oncology patients. Cancer


Benitz, W. E. (2017). Hey, Doctor, Leave the PDA Alone. Pediatrics, 140(2).

Greenberg, R. G., Kandefer, S., Do, B. T., Smith, P. B., Stoll, B. J., Bell, E. F., . . . Van Meurs, K.P., . . . Human Development Neonatal Research, N. (2017). Late-onset Sepsis in Extremely Premature Infants: 2000-2011. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 36(8), 774-779.

Mayo, J. A., Shachar, B. Z., Stevenson, D. K., & Shaw, G. M. (2017). Interpregnancy Interval and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: An Analysis of Successive Pregnancies and: Interpregnancy Interval and Pregnancy Outcomes: Causal or Not? Obstet Gynecol, 130(2), 463.

Soim, A., Lin, S., Sheridan, S. C., Hwang, S. A., Hsu, W. H., Luben, T. J., Shaw, G. M., . . . National Birth Defects Prevention, S. (2017). Population-based case-control study of the association between weather-related extreme heat events and neural tube defects. Birth Defects Res.

Wong, R. J., Bhutani, V. K., & Stevenson, D. K. (2017). The Importance of Hemolysis and Its Clinical Detection in Neonates with Hyperbilirubinemia. Curr Pediatr Rev.

Carmichael, S. L., Kan, P., Padula, A. M., Rehkopf, D. H., Oehlert, J. W., Mayo, J. A., . . . Wise, P. H., Shaw, G. M., & Stevenson, D. K. (2017). Social disadvantage and the black-white disparity in spontaneous preterm delivery among California births. PLoS One, 12(8), e0182862. 


Shankaran, S., Laptook, A. R., Pappas, A., McDonald, S. A., Das, A., Tyson, J. E., . . . Van Meurs, K. P.,  . . . Human Development Neonatal Research, N. (2017). Effect of Depth and Duration of Cooling on Death or Disability at Age 18 Months Among Neonates With Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 318(1), 57-67.

Miller, S. C., Intrator, O., Scott, W., Shreve, S. T., Phibbs, C. S., Kinosian, B., . . . Edes, T. E. (2017). Increasing Veterans' Hospice Use: The Veterans Health Administration's Focus On Improving End-Of-Life Care. Health Aff (Millwood), 36(7), 1274-1282.

Singh, P., Yang, W., Shaw, G. M., Catalano, R., & Bruckner, T. A. (2017). Selected birth defects among males following the United States terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001. Birth Defects Res, 109(16), 1277-1283.

Benitz, W. E., & Bhombal, S. (2017). The use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for patent ductus arteriosus closure in preterm infants. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med, 22(5), 302-307.

Tsur, A., Mayo, J. A., Wong, R. J., Shaw, G. M., Stevenson, D. K., & Gould, J. B. (2017). 'The obesity paradox': a reconsideration of obesity and the risk of preterm birth. J Perinatol.

Howley, M. M., Fisher, S. C., Van Zutphen, A. R., Waller, D. K., Carmichael, S. L., Browne, M. L., & National Birth, D. (2017). Thyroid Medication Use and Birth Defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Birth Defects Res.

Alsan, M., Xing, A., Wise, P., Darmstadt, G. L., & Bendavid, E. (2017). Childhood Illness and the Gender Gap in Adolescent Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Pediatrics, 140(1).