Jennifer L Baker

Summary

Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts
    Lise Geisler Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e8192. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Obesity research based on the Copenhagen School Health Records Register
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Øster Søgade 18, 1357 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:196-200. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The Copenhagen School Health Records Register
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, 1357 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:87-90. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Invited commentary: How early in life does the risk of obesity originate?
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 176:93-6; discussion 97-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Breastfeeding reduces postpartum weight retention
    Jennifer L Baker
    Centre for Health and Society, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1543-51. 2008
  6. pmc Childhood body-mass index and the risk of coronary heart disease in adulthood
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 357:2329-37. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint High prepregnant body mass index is associated with early termination of full and any breastfeeding in Danish women
    Jennifer L Baker
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:404-11. 2007
  8. pmc Birth weight, childhood body mass index and risk of coronary heart disease in adults: combined historical cohort studies
    Lise Geisler Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 5:e14126. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and systolic blood pressure in adolescence and adulthood: meta-regression analysis of sex- and age-specific results from 20 Nordic studies
    Michael Gamborg
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:634-45. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal prepregnant body mass index, duration of breastfeeding, and timing of complementary food introduction are associated with infant weight gain
    Jennifer L Baker
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1579-88. 2004

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Birth weight in relation to leisure time physical activity in adolescence and adulthood: meta-analysis of results from 13 nordic cohorts
    Lise Geisler Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e8192. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Obesity research based on the Copenhagen School Health Records Register
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Øster Søgade 18, 1357 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:196-200. 2011
    ..Additional information on the cohort members has been obtained via linkages with population studies and national registers...
  3. doi request reprint The Copenhagen School Health Records Register
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, 1357 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:87-90. 2011
    ..The Copenhagen School Health Records Register is an electronic register of health examination information on 372,636 children who attended school in Copenhagen, Denmark from 1936 to 2005...
  4. doi request reprint Invited commentary: How early in life does the risk of obesity originate?
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 176:93-6; discussion 97-8. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Breastfeeding reduces postpartum weight retention
    Jennifer L Baker
    Centre for Health and Society, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1543-51. 2008
    ..Weight gained during pregnancy and not lost postpartum may contribute to obesity in women of childbearing age...
  6. pmc Childhood body-mass index and the risk of coronary heart disease in adulthood
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Center for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    N Engl J Med 357:2329-37. 2007
    ..Risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) are already identifiable in overweight children. The severity of the long-term effects of excess childhood weight on CHD, however, remains unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint High prepregnant body mass index is associated with early termination of full and any breastfeeding in Danish women
    Jennifer L Baker
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:404-11. 2007
    ..An association between high prepregnant body mass index (BMI) and early termination of breastfeeding has been observed, but this finding may have depended on the sociocultural context...
  8. pmc Birth weight, childhood body mass index and risk of coronary heart disease in adults: combined historical cohort studies
    Lise Geisler Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 5:e14126. 2010
    ..We studied individual and combined associations of birth weight and childhood BMI with the risk of CHD in adulthood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and systolic blood pressure in adolescence and adulthood: meta-regression analysis of sex- and age-specific results from 20 Nordic studies
    Michael Gamborg
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:634-45. 2007
    ..This meta-analysis supports the evidence of an inverse birth weight-SBP association, regardless of adjustment for concurrent body size. It also reveals important heterogeneity in the shape and strength of the association by sex and age...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal prepregnant body mass index, duration of breastfeeding, and timing of complementary food introduction are associated with infant weight gain
    Jennifer L Baker
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1579-88. 2004
    ..These shorter durations may place infants of overweight and obese women at risk of not receiving the benefits of breastfeeding, which may include a reduced risk of overweight later in life...
  11. pmc Life course path analysis of birth weight, childhood growth, and adult systolic blood pressure
    Michael Gamborg
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital and Center for Health and Society, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1167-78. 2009
    ..These results suggest that increases in body size prior to age 11 years are less harmful to adult blood pressure than increases occurring after this age...
  12. doi request reprint Weight at birth and all-cause mortality in adulthood
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 19:197-203. 2008
    ..The overall impact of these opposing effects on mortality throughout the lifespan is unclear because causes of death change with age...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stability of the association between birth weight and childhood overweight during the development of the obesity epidemic
    Susi Rugholm
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Res 13:2187-94. 2005
    ..To assess whether changes in the birth weight distribution or changes in the association of birth weight with the later risk of childhood overweight have contributed to the development of the obesity epidemic...
  14. ncbi request reprint Birth cohort effect on the obesity epidemic in Denmark
    Lina W Olsen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:292-5. 2006
    ..In Denmark, the obesity epidemic has developed in phases. To investigate if this has been a birth cohort phenomenon, we explored the secular trend in the prevalence of obesity among boys and young men...
  15. pmc Contributions of incidence and persistence to the prevalence of childhood obesity during the emerging epidemic in Denmark
    Lise Geisler Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e42521. 2012
    ..We investigated whether increasing incidence and/or persistence during childhood drove the prevalence of childhood obesity during the emerging epidemic...
  16. doi request reprint Risk of lymphoma and leukaemia after bacille Calmette-Guérin and smallpox vaccination: a Danish case-cohort study
    Marie Villumsen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Centre for Health and Society, Øster Søgade 18, 1st Floor, DK 1357 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Vaccine 27:6950-8. 2009
    ..81 (0.31-2.16); smallpox vaccination HR=1.32 (0.49-3.53)). The present study with very reliable vaccine history information indicates a beneficial effect of BCG vaccination on the risk of lymphomas...
  17. doi request reprint Body mass index in childhood and adult risk of primary liver cancer
    Tina Landsvig Berentzen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Hepatol 60:325-30. 2014
    ..We investigated if childhood body size during school ages was associated with the risk of primary liver cancer in adults...
  18. pmc Assortative marriages by body mass index have increased simultaneously with the obesity epidemic
    Teresa A Ajslev
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital Copenhagen, Denmark
    Front Genet 3:125. 2012
    ..Yet, there were assorted marriages between spouses with high BMI at age 13 years and the tendency increased alongside with the obesity epidemic which may increase the offsprings' predisposition to obesity...
  19. pmc Childhood height and body mass index were associated with risk of adult thyroid cancer in a large cohort study
    Cari M Kitahara
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Rockville, Maryland Institute of Preventive Medicine Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Copenhagen and Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Res 74:235-42. 2014
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  20. pmc Childhood height and birth weight in relation to future prostate cancer risk: a cohort study based on the copenhagen school health records register
    Michael B Cook
    Authors Affiliations Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland Institute of Preventive Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region and The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:2232-40. 2013
    ..In addition, the association between birth weight and prostate cancer remains undetermined. We assessed these relationships in a cohort of the Copenhagen School Health Records Register (CSHRR)...
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of the overweight/obese child--practical tips for the primary health care provider: recommendations from the Childhood Obesity Task Force of the European Association for the Study of Obesity
    Jennifer L Baker
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obes Facts 3:131-7. 2010
    ..We have attempted to use an evidence-based approach while allowing flexibility for the practicing clinician in domains where evidence is currently lacking and ensuring that treating the obese child involves the entire family as well...
  22. doi request reprint Development of obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents
    Lea S Vilmann
    The Children s Obesity Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, Copenhagen University Hospital, Holbaek, Denmark
    Horm Res Paediatr 78:269-78. 2012
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