M S Kolasa

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Provider chart audits and outreach to parents: impact in improving childhood immunization coverage and immunization information system completeness
    Maureen S Kolasa
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:459-63. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician compliance with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine shortage recommendations in 2004
    Maureen S Kolasa
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:578-83. 2007
  3. pmc Parental attitudes toward multiple poliovirus injections following a provider recommendation
    M S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:282-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Measles surveillance in five major US cities: Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York
    Maureen Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S216-21. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of the sequential poliovirus immunization schedule: a demonstration project
    M S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:140-5. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Progress toward implementation of a second-dose measles immunization requirement for all schoolchildren in the United States
    Maureen S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S98-103. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Do laws bring children in child care centers up to date for immunizations?
    Maureen S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:154-7. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint How complete are immunization registries? The Philadelphia story
    Maureen S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:21-4. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Status of school entry requirements for varicella vaccination and vaccination coverage 11 years after implementation of the varicella vaccination program
    Adriana S Lopez
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S76-81. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination coverage rate among high-risk children during the 2002-2003 influenza season
    Bo Hyun Cho
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:582-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Provider chart audits and outreach to parents: impact in improving childhood immunization coverage and immunization information system completeness
    Maureen S Kolasa
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:459-63. 2009
    ..Examine impact of provider chart audits and parental outreach in improving immunization coverage among children not up-to-date (NUTD) for immunizations in Philadelphia's immunization information system (IIS)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician compliance with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine shortage recommendations in 2004
    Maureen S Kolasa
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:578-83. 2007
    ..To assess pattern of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) administration during periods of vaccine shortage and changing recommendations...
  3. pmc Parental attitudes toward multiple poliovirus injections following a provider recommendation
    M S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:282-8. 2001
    ..This study describes parental behavior and attitudes about the poliovirus vaccine recommendations and additional injections at the 2- and 4-month immunization visits...
  4. ncbi request reprint Measles surveillance in five major US cities: Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York
    Maureen Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S216-21. 2004
    ..Most (83%) suspected cases that met the case definition had a complete case investigation, including a laboratory test for measles. We conclude that surveillance in these 5 cities shows no evidence of endemic measles transmission...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of the sequential poliovirus immunization schedule: a demonstration project
    M S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:140-5. 2000
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  6. ncbi request reprint Progress toward implementation of a second-dose measles immunization requirement for all schoolchildren in the United States
    Maureen S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S98-103. 2004
    ..By 2009, 52 of 54 responding programs will require a second dose for all grades. Although not all states have achieved coverage of all schoolchildren with 2 doses of MMR vaccine, most states are well on their way toward this goal...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do laws bring children in child care centers up to date for immunizations?
    Maureen S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:154-7. 2003
    ..This study evaluates the law's impact on immunization coverage among children aged <or=59 months who attend CCCs in Philadelphia...
  8. ncbi request reprint How complete are immunization registries? The Philadelphia story
    Maureen S Kolasa
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:21-4. 2006
    ..To assess accuracy and completeness of Philadelphia, Pa, registry data among children served by providers in areas at risk for underimmunization...
  9. doi request reprint Status of school entry requirements for varicella vaccination and vaccination coverage 11 years after implementation of the varicella vaccination program
    Adriana S Lopez
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S76-81. 2008
    ..The newly adopted vaccine policy recommendation of 2 doses of varicella vaccine for all school-aged children should be incorporated into the states' school entry requirements...
  10. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination coverage rate among high-risk children during the 2002-2003 influenza season
    Bo Hyun Cho
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:582-7. 2008
    ..Influenza vaccination is the primary method for preventing influenza and its complications. Characteristics of influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk children (HRC) during the 2002-2003 influenza season are described...
  11. ncbi request reprint Immunization requirements for childcare programs. Are they enough?
    Carol A Stanwyck
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:161-3. 2004
    ..Similar legislation has been directed toward children in licensed and regulated childcare programs. The purpose of this investigation was to compare immunization coverage among children in and not in childcare...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple injections on immunization rates among vulnerable children
    M S Kolasa
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA. mkolasa.cdc.gov
    Am J Prev Med 21:261-6. 2001
    ..The recent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine recommendations potentially add a fifth injection at 2 and 4 months of age. Acceptance or rejection of five injections by providers and parents needs early assessment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Practice-based electronic billing systems and their impact on immunization registries
    Maureen S Kolasa
    Health Services Research and Evaluation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:493-9. 2005
    ..Improvement of billing data quality would result in more complete registries, higher reported immunization coverage rates, and recovered revenue for immunization providers...