E Michael Foster

Summary

Publications

  1. doi Is inclusivity an indicator of quality of care for children with autism in special education?
    E Michael Foster
    Health Care Organization and Policy, Ryals Public Health Building, Room 310D, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022
    Pediatrics 130:S179-85. 2012
  2. pmc Costs and effectiveness of the fast track intervention for antisocial behavior
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 13:101-19. 2010
  3. ncbi The economic analysis of prevention: an illustration involving children's behavior problems
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, Campus Box no 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 10:165-75. 2007
  4. doi Breastfeeding and the child cognitive outcomes: a propensity score matching approach
    Miao Jiang
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1296-307. 2011
  5. ncbi Estimating the costs of preventive interventions
    E Michael Foster
    University of North Carolina, USA
    Eval Rev 31:261-86. 2007
  6. doi Relative cost-effectiveness of treatments for adolescent depression: 36-week results from the TADS randomized trial
    Marisa Elena Domino
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:711-20. 2009
  7. ncbi Living arrangements and children's development in low-income White, Black, and Latino families
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Child Dev 78:1657-74. 2007
  8. pmc Duration of lactation and incidence of maternal hypertension: a longitudinal cohort study
    Alison M Stuebe
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1147-58. 2011
  9. ncbi Is stacking intervention components cost-effective? An analysis of the Incredible Years program
    E Michael Foster
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7445, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1414-24. 2007
  10. doi The U-shaped relationship between complexity and usefulness: a commentary
    E Michael Foster
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1760-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi Is inclusivity an indicator of quality of care for children with autism in special education?
    E Michael Foster
    Health Care Organization and Policy, Ryals Public Health Building, Room 310D, 1665 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022
    Pediatrics 130:S179-85. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Costs and effectiveness of the fast track intervention for antisocial behavior
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 13:101-19. 2010
    ..For prevention programs to be cost effective, they must reduce these costly behaviors and outcomes...
  3. ncbi The economic analysis of prevention: an illustration involving children's behavior problems
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, Campus Box no 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 10:165-75. 2007
    ..Economic analyses of programs to prevent or treat behavioral health problems among children and youth are an important component of intervention research...
  4. doi Breastfeeding and the child cognitive outcomes: a propensity score matching approach
    Miao Jiang
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1296-307. 2011
    ..The effects of breastfeeding on child's cognitive outcomes are modest in practical terms. The non-linear effects suggest that selection into breastfeeding may account for the increased score of children who are breastfed...
  5. ncbi Estimating the costs of preventive interventions
    E Michael Foster
    University of North Carolina, USA
    Eval Rev 31:261-86. 2007
    ..Finally, the authors illustrate the principles with an example, the Family Bereavement Program. They conclude that example by discussing whether and how the costs of the intervention might differ when implemented in a real-world setting...
  6. doi Relative cost-effectiveness of treatments for adolescent depression: 36-week results from the TADS randomized trial
    Marisa Elena Domino
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 48:711-20. 2009
    ..The cost-effectiveness of three active interventions for major depression in adolescents was compared after 36 weeks of treatment in the Treatment of Adolescents with Depression Study...
  7. ncbi Living arrangements and children's development in low-income White, Black, and Latino families
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Child Dev 78:1657-74. 2007
    ..Policies seeking to change the living arrangements of low-income children may do little to improve child well-being...
  8. pmc Duration of lactation and incidence of maternal hypertension: a longitudinal cohort study
    Alison M Stuebe
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1147-58. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi Is stacking intervention components cost-effective? An analysis of the Incredible Years program
    E Michael Foster
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7445, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1414-24. 2007
    ..This article explores the cost-effectiveness of stacking multiple intervention components versus delivering single intervention components...
  10. doi The U-shaped relationship between complexity and usefulness: a commentary
    E Michael Foster
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1760-6. 2010
    ..This comment concludes with 6 questions authors can ask themselves in planning their analyses to maximize the usefulness of the results...
  11. pmc Measuring time costs in interventions designed to reduce behavior problems among children and youth
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 40:64-81. 2007
    ..We find that the time costs are potentially rather large and consider the implications for public policy of ignoring them...
  12. doi Causal inference and developmental psychology
    E Michael Foster
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1454-80. 2010
    ..Finally, the article considers the use of the tools discussed in the context of a specific research question, the effect of family structure on child development...
  13. doi The value of reanalysis and replication: introduction to special section
    E Michael Foster
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:973-5. 2010
    ..Perhaps the most striking new finding is the added emphasis on fine motor skills, which is the focus of 2 articles. Taken together, the articles reveal the value of reanalysis and replication in developmental psychology...
  14. doi The value of reanalysis: TV viewing and attention problems
    E Michael Foster
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Child Dev 81:368-75. 2010
    ..This study also considers whether its own findings are sensitive to unobserved confounding using fixed-effects estimation. In general, it finds no meaningful relation between television viewing and attention problems...
  15. pmc Myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity
    Krista Casazza
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    N Engl J Med 368:446-54. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc The effect of the WIC program on the health of newborns
    E Michael Foster
    Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1083-104. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on birth outcomes...
  17. doi New methods for new questions: obstacles and opportunities
    E Michael Foster
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:301-4. 2008
    ..The authors describe common themes in these articles and identify barriers to future progress, such as the lack of data sharing by and analytical training for developmentalists...
  18. pmc Treatment for ADHD: is more complex treatment cost-effective for more complex cases?
    E Michael Foster
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, The University of North Carolina, School of Public Health, 407 C Rosenau Hall, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:165-82. 2007
    ..Data for the study were distilled from administrative data and from interviews with parents, including estimates of the child's functional impairment. These analyses focus on changes in functional impairment over 14 months...
  19. pmc Can a costly intervention be cost-effective?: An analysis of violence prevention
    E Michael Foster
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7445, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1284-91. 2006
    ..The current report addressed the cost-effectiveness of the intervention for these measures of program impact...