C Mary Healy

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parent and provider perspectives on immunization: are providers overestimating parental concerns?
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, 1102 Bates St, Suite 1120, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:579-84. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Importance of timing of maternal combined tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) immunization and protection of young infants
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Clin Infect Dis 56:539-44. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Distinguishing true coagulase-negative Staphylococcus infections from contaminants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    C M Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 33:52-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Vaccines in pregnant women and research initiatives
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:474-86. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Pertussis immunization in a high-risk postpartum population
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, United States
    Vaccine 27:5599-602. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Implementation of cocooning against pertussis in a high-risk population
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research Hospital, Texas Children s Hospital
    Clin Infect Dis 52:157-62. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Fluconazole prophylaxis in extremely low birth weight neonates reduces invasive candidiasis mortality rates without emergence of fluconazole-resistant Candida species
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Room 302A, MS BCM 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 121:703-10. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospects for prevention of childhood infections by maternal immunization
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:271-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of fluconazole prophylaxis on incidence and outcome of invasive candidiasis in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and The Woman s Hospital of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 147:166-71. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence of new strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1460-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Parent and provider perspectives on immunization: are providers overestimating parental concerns?
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, 1102 Bates St, Suite 1120, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:579-84. 2014
    ..Data are limited on whether providers understand parental attitudes to recommended childhood immunizations. We determined parental attitudes and assessed how accurately providers estimated parental opinions...
  2. doi request reprint Importance of timing of maternal combined tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) immunization and protection of young infants
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas
    Clin Infect Dis 56:539-44. 2013
    ..Pertussis booster vaccine (Tdap) recommendations assume that pertussis-specific antibodies in women immunized preconception, during, or after previous pregnancies persist at sufficient levels to protect newborn infants...
  3. doi request reprint Distinguishing true coagulase-negative Staphylococcus infections from contaminants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    C M Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 33:52-8. 2013
    ..To characterize true coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (CoNS) infections in infants receiving neonatal intensive care...
  4. doi request reprint Vaccines in pregnant women and research initiatives
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:474-86. 2012
    ..Further evaluation of maternal immunization strategies to prevent maternal and infant infections is needed...
  5. doi request reprint Pertussis immunization in a high-risk postpartum population
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, United States
    Vaccine 27:5599-602. 2009
    ..Barriers to postpartum immunization include inaccurate immunization history and the need for ongoing targeted education...
  6. doi request reprint Implementation of cocooning against pertussis in a high-risk population
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research Hospital, Texas Children s Hospital
    Clin Infect Dis 52:157-62. 2011
    ..Phase 1 (January 2008-January 2010) provided maternal postpartum Tdap vaccine; Phase 2 (June 2009-January 2010) also vaccinated infant contacts on-site...
  7. doi request reprint Fluconazole prophylaxis in extremely low birth weight neonates reduces invasive candidiasis mortality rates without emergence of fluconazole-resistant Candida species
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Room 302A, MS BCM 320, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 121:703-10. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of fluconazole prophylaxis for extremely low birth weight infants on invasive candidiasis incidence, invasive candidiasis-related mortality rates, and fluconazole susceptibility of Candida isolates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospects for prevention of childhood infections by maternal immunization
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:271-6. 2006
    ..To review the literature on using maternal immunization as a strategy to prevent infections in young infants aged below 6 months..
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of fluconazole prophylaxis on incidence and outcome of invasive candidiasis in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and The Woman s Hospital of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 147:166-71. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence of new strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1460-6. 2004
    ..We determined if MRSA strains causing bacteremia in infants treated from birth in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) demonstrated the genetic traits of community-associated MRSA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Features of invasive staphylococcal disease in neonates
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Rm 302A, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 114:953-61. 2004
    ..We aimed to describe the contemporary incidence, clinical features, and outcome of infants with ISD in a neonatal intensive care unit...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection
    Luis A Castagnini
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:78-84. 2012
    ..In January 2008, this recommendation was implemented in a predominantly Hispanic, medically underserved population at Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH) in Houston (hereafter the intervention population)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pertussis serostatus among neonates born to Hispanic women
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1439-42. 2006
    ..63 EU/mL; P < or =.001). A lack of maternal immunity is one explanation for pertussis susceptibility in very young Hispanic infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis (tdap) immunization during pregnancy in mothers and infants: a randomized clinical trial
    Flor M Munoz
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas2Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    JAMA 311:1760-9. 2014
    ..Further research is needed to provide definitive evidence of the safety and efficacy of Tdap immunization during pregnancy. TRIAL REGISTRATION clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00707148. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal immunization
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:945-8. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pertussis antibodies in maternal delivery, cord, and infant serum
    C Mary Healy
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:335-40. 2004
    ..Passively acquired maternal antibodies protect infants from many pathogens. With increasing reports of infant pertussis, we evaluated pertussis antibodies in maternal-infant paired sera from 1999-2000...
  17. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of immunization in adult contacts of infants: possibility of expanding platforms to increase adult vaccine uptake
    Elizabeth Rossmann Beel
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Vaccine 32:2540-5. 2014
    ..We determined the attitude of adult infant contacts toward recommended adult vaccines and their willingness to receive vaccines should they be available during hospital visits or prenatal or infant clinic appointments...
  18. ncbi request reprint The future of meningococcal vaccines
    C Mary Healy
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:175-6. 2005
  19. doi request reprint How to communicate with vaccine-hesitant parents
    C Mary Healy
    Center for Vaccine Awareness and Research, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 127:S127-33. 2011
    ..Ongoing dialogue including provider recommendations may successfully reassure vaccine-hesitant parents that immunization is the best and safest option for their child...