John T Cook

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Welfare reform and the health of young children: a sentinel survey in 6 US cities
    John T Cook
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 91 E Concord St, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:678-84. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Food security, poverty, and human development in the United States
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, at Boston University Medical Center, Maternity Bldg, Rm 4208, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:193-209. 2008
  3. pmc Are food insecurity's health impacts underestimated in the U.S. population? Marginal food security also predicts adverse health outcomes in young U.S. children and mothers
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Adv Nutr 4:51-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint A brief indicator of household energy security: associations with food security, child health, and child development in US infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e867-75. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Child food insecurity increases risks posed by household food insecurity to young children's health
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Nutr 136:1073-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of household food security: definitions, monitoring, and policy
    John T Cook
    Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Maternity Bldg, 4th Floor, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 5:152-67. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes among human infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1432-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Household food insecurity: associations with at-risk infant and toddler development
    Ruth Rose-Jacobs
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, 91 East Concord St, Room 5106, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 121:65-72. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Development and validity of a 2-item screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity
    Erin R Hager
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e26-32. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Heat or eat: the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and nutritional and health risks among children less than 3 years of age
    Deborah A Frank
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 725 Massachusetts Ave, Mezzanine SW, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1293-302. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Welfare reform and the health of young children: a sentinel survey in 6 US cities
    John T Cook
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 91 E Concord St, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:678-84. 2002
    ..Proponents anticipated that continued receipt of food stamps would offset the effects of cash benefit losses, although access to food stamps was also restricted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Food security, poverty, and human development in the United States
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, at Boston University Medical Center, Maternity Bldg, Rm 4208, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:193-209. 2008
    ..The food and distribution resources exist; the only constraint is political will...
  3. pmc Are food insecurity's health impacts underestimated in the U.S. population? Marginal food security also predicts adverse health outcomes in young U.S. children and mothers
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Adv Nutr 4:51-61. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint A brief indicator of household energy security: associations with food security, child health, and child development in US infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e867-75. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to develop a clinical indicator of household energy security and assess associations with food security, health, and developmental risk in children <36 months of age...
  5. ncbi request reprint Child food insecurity increases risks posed by household food insecurity to young children's health
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Nutr 136:1073-6. 2006
    ..With H&CFI, odds of fair/poor health and hospitalizations are even greater. Participation in FSP reduces, but does not eliminate, effects of FI on fair/poor health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of household food security: definitions, monitoring, and policy
    John T Cook
    Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Maternity Bldg, 4th Floor, 91 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 5:152-67. 2002
    ..Unfortunately, need often expands as support shrinks along with employment and government revenues during recessions, and shrinks as support expands along with employment and government revenues during expansions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes among human infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1432-8. 2004
    ..Food insecurity is associated with health problems for young, low-income children. Ensuring food security may reduce health problems, including the need for hospitalizations...
  8. doi request reprint Household food insecurity: associations with at-risk infant and toddler development
    Ruth Rose-Jacobs
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, 91 East Concord St, Room 5106, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 121:65-72. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated the relationship between household food security status and developmental risk in young children, after controlling for potential confounding variables...
  9. doi request reprint Development and validity of a 2-item screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity
    Erin R Hager
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e26-32. 2010
    ..To develop a brief screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity (FI) and to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity, and convergent validity of the screen...
  10. ncbi request reprint Heat or eat: the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and nutritional and health risks among children less than 3 years of age
    Deborah A Frank
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 725 Massachusetts Ave, Mezzanine SW, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1293-302. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study was to evaluate the association between a family's participation or nonparticipation in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the anthropometric status and health of their young children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children participation and infants' growth and health: a multisite surveillance study
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 114:169-76. 2004
    ..Little is known about the effects of WIC on infant growth, health, and food security...
  12. doi request reprint Cumulative hardship and wellness of low-income, young children: multisite surveillance study
    Deborah A Frank
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1115-23. 2010
    ..The goals were to generate a cumulative hardship index and to evaluate its association with the well-being of children 4 to 36 months of age without private health insurance...
  13. pmc US Housing insecurity and the health of very young children
    Diana Becker Cutts
    Department of Pediatrics, Diana Becker Cutts, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1508-14. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between housing insecurity and the health of very young children...
  14. doi request reprint Health of children classified as underweight by CDC reference but normal by WHO standard
    Alan Meyers
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1780-7. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint From Maine to Mississippi: hospital distribution of formula sample packs along the Eastern Seaboard
    Anne Merewood
    Division of General Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:823-7. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of peer counselors on breastfeeding rates in the neonatal intensive care unit: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Anne Merewood
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:681-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether peer counselors impacted breastfeeding duration among premature infants in an urban population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and health outcomes among citizen infants of immigrant mothers
    Nicole B Neault
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2077-86. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between breastfeeding and child health outcomes among citizen infants of mothers immigrant to the United States...
  18. ncbi request reprint Social capital is associated with decreased risk of hunger
    Katie S Martin
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269 4017, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:2645-54. 2004
    ..Households may have similarly limited financial or food resources, but households with higher levels of social capital are less likely to experience hunger...
  19. ncbi request reprint Public versus private food assistance: barriers to participation differ by age and ethnicity
    Katie S Martin
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 35:249-54. 2003
    ..To examine participation in the Food Stamp Program, food pantries, and soup kitchens and to identify reasons food-insecure households choose not to participate...
  20. ncbi request reprint Child food insecurity and iron deficiency anemia in low-income infants and toddlers in the United States
    Anne Skalicky
    Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:177-85. 2006
    ..Examine the association between child-level food insecurity and iron status in young children utilizing community-based data from the Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program (C-SNAP)...