Samantha Garbers

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Class III obesity and unwanted pregnancy among women with live births in New York City, 2004-2007
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, 40 Worth Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10013, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1459-67. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Continuation of copper-containing intrauterine devices at 6 months
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Contraception 87:101-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a computer-based module to improve contraceptive method choice
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Contraception 86:383-90. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Tailored health messaging improves contraceptive continuation and adherence: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Contraception 86:536-42. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Association between symptoms of depression and contraceptive method choices among low-income women at urban reproductive health centers
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:102-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Contraceptive history, unintended pregnancy, and contraceptive method choice among urban low-income women
    Samantha Garbers
    1 Public Health Solutions, New York, New York
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:930-7. 2013
  7. pmc Maternal obesity and diabetes as risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes: differences among 4 racial/ethnic groups
    Terry J Rosenberg
    MHRA, 40 Worth St, Suite 720, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1545-51. 2005
  8. pmc Barriers to breast cancer screening for low-income Mexican and Dominican women in New York City
    Samantha Garbers
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 80:81-91. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of agreement on breast cancer screening knowledge and practices among women in Dominican and Mexican families in New York City
    Samantha Garbers
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR628-34. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy weight and adverse perinatal outcomes in an ethnically diverse population
    Terry J Rosenberg
    Medical and Health Research Association of NYC, Inc, and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1022-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Class III obesity and unwanted pregnancy among women with live births in New York City, 2004-2007
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, 40 Worth Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10013, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1459-67. 2013
    ..Further research exploring underlying mechanisms which are amenable to intervention is of critical public health importance. ..
  2. doi request reprint Continuation of copper-containing intrauterine devices at 6 months
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Contraception 87:101-6. 2013
    ..Suboptimal continuation of IUDs places women at risk of unintended pregnancy. Little is known about prevalence or predictors of discontinuation of IUDs within the first 6 months...
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a computer-based module to improve contraceptive method choice
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Contraception 86:383-90. 2012
    ..Unintended pregnancy is common in the United States, and interventions are needed to improve contraceptive use among women at higher risk of unintended pregnancy, including Latinas and women with low educational attainment...
  4. doi request reprint Tailored health messaging improves contraceptive continuation and adherence: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Contraception 86:536-42. 2012
    ..Discontinuation and incorrect use of contraceptive methods may contribute to as many as 1 million unintended pregnancies annually in the United States. Interventions to improve contraceptive method continuation and adherence are needed...
  5. doi request reprint Association between symptoms of depression and contraceptive method choices among low-income women at urban reproductive health centers
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:102-9. 2010
    ..Contraceptive counseling strategies should be individually tailored to promote decision-making and appropriate contraceptive choice, particularly among women with depression...
  6. doi request reprint Contraceptive history, unintended pregnancy, and contraceptive method choice among urban low-income women
    Samantha Garbers
    1 Public Health Solutions, New York, New York
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:930-7. 2013
    ..Half of unintended pregnancies occur among women not using any contraception, but little is known about how contraceptive history and contraceptive priorities predict contraceptive method choice...
  7. pmc Maternal obesity and diabetes as risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes: differences among 4 racial/ethnic groups
    Terry J Rosenberg
    MHRA, 40 Worth St, Suite 720, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1545-51. 2005
    ..Our goal was to better understand how these associations differentially impact birth outcomes by group in order to develop more focused interventions...
  8. pmc Barriers to breast cancer screening for low-income Mexican and Dominican women in New York City
    Samantha Garbers
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 80:81-91. 2003
    ..Targeted outreach programs must work in tandem with programs to increase access to ensure that both personal and logistical barriers to screening are addressed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of agreement on breast cancer screening knowledge and practices among women in Dominican and Mexican families in New York City
    Samantha Garbers
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR628-34. 2004
    ..In medically underserved communities, the transfer of information through social networks may help promote healthy behaviors when traditional health education channels are not effective...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy weight and adverse perinatal outcomes in an ethnically diverse population
    Terry J Rosenberg
    Medical and Health Research Association of NYC, Inc, and Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1022-7. 2003
    ..To examine the association between excessive prepregnancy weight and adverse outcomes, with a focus on women weighing over 200 lbs (91 kg) before pregnancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviors and sexual risk in a prospective cohort of HIV-positive men and women in New York City, 1994-2002: implications for prevention
    Angela A Aidala
    Center for Applied Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:12-32. 2006
    ..The variability observed in sexual risk behavior reported over time provides new insight into the importance of engaging persons living with HIV in ongoing prevention programs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison between hospitalized and screening controls in studies assessing breast cancer risk
    Samantha Garbers
    Kaplan Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Bull Cancer 91:E211-24. 2004
    ..In case-control studies, selection of an appropriate group of controls is a critical step which may affect the outcome of the analysis...
  13. pmc Functional health literacy in Spanish-speaking Latinas seeking breast cancer screening through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
    Samantha Garbers
    Public Health Solutions, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Womens Health 1:21-9. 2010
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