Margarette Kolczak

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Variation in hepatitis B immunization coverage rates associated with provider practices after the temporary suspension of the birth dose
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:31. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance of vaccine safety: a system to detect early signs of adverse events
    Robert L Davis
    Departments of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 16:336-41. 2005
  3. pmc Computerized physician order entry systems: the coming of age for outpatient medicine
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e290. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The emergence of biobanks: practical design considerations for large population-based studies of gene-environment interactions
    Robert L Davis
    Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Community Genet 10:181-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Compliance with national immunization guidelines for children younger than 2 years, 1996-1999
    Loren K Mell
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:461-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Post-marketing evaluation of the short term safety of COMVAX
    Robert L Davis
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Vaccine 22:536-43. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Polio extraimmunization in children younger than 2 years after changes in immunization recommendations
    Loren K Mell
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 111:296-301. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of the introduction of a combined Haemophilus B conjugate vaccine and hepatitis B recombinant vaccine on vaccine coverage rats in a large West Coast health maintenance organization
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:657-8. 2003
  9. pmc Risks of congenital malformations and perinatal events among infants exposed to calcium channel and beta-blockers during pregnancy
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, Southeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:138-45. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines: a two-phased study of computerized health maintenance organization databases
    Thomas Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1039-48. 2003

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. pmc Variation in hepatitis B immunization coverage rates associated with provider practices after the temporary suspension of the birth dose
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:31. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance of vaccine safety: a system to detect early signs of adverse events
    Robert L Davis
    Departments of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Epidemiology 16:336-41. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of developing such systems, we used 5 years of data from 4 health maintenance organizations within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vaccine Safety Datalink...
  3. pmc Computerized physician order entry systems: the coming of age for outpatient medicine
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e290. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The emergence of biobanks: practical design considerations for large population-based studies of gene-environment interactions
    Robert L Davis
    Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Community Genet 10:181-5. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Compliance with national immunization guidelines for children younger than 2 years, 1996-1999
    Loren K Mell
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:461-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate compliance with national immunization guidelines among a large cohort of children cared for at health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and to examine effects on immunization status...
  6. ncbi request reprint Post-marketing evaluation of the short term safety of COMVAX
    Robert L Davis
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Vaccine 22:536-43. 2004
    ..The total number of children hospitalized with fever was seven out of 12,468 children; all recovered fully. In this study population of 27,802 vaccine recipients, COMVAX appeared to have a favorable safety profile...
  7. ncbi request reprint Polio extraimmunization in children younger than 2 years after changes in immunization recommendations
    Loren K Mell
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 111:296-301. 2003
    ..To investigate trends over time in polio extraimmunization among children in 4 large health maintenance organizations and to study the association with recent changes in polio immunization policy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of the introduction of a combined Haemophilus B conjugate vaccine and hepatitis B recombinant vaccine on vaccine coverage rats in a large West Coast health maintenance organization
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:657-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of introduction of a combined hepatitis B-Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine on vaccine coverage rates in a large health maintenance organization and found a modest improvement in up-to-date immunization status...
  9. pmc Risks of congenital malformations and perinatal events among infants exposed to calcium channel and beta-blockers during pregnancy
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, Southeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:138-45. 2011
    ..We used population-based data from 5 HMOs to study risks for perinatal complications and congenital defects among infants exposed in-utero...
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines: a two-phased study of computerized health maintenance organization databases
    Thomas Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1039-48. 2003
    ..To assess the possible toxicity of thimerosal-containing vaccines (TCVs) among infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years
    William W Thompson
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1281-92. 2007
    ..It has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and immune globulin preparations, is associated with neuropsychological deficits in children...
  12. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination coverage among adult solid organ transplant recipients at three health maintenance organizations, 1995-2005
    Kalynne Harris
    Immunization Safety Office, Office of the Chief Science Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 27:2335-41. 2009
    ..Efforts to understand barriers to vaccination and increase education of physicians managing patients while awaiting and after receipt of transplant are needed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of anaphylaxis among children and adolescents enrolled in a health maintenance organization
    Kari Bohlke
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:536-42. 2004
    ..There is little information about the incidence of anaphylaxis from all causes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vaccines and changes in coagulation parameters in adults on chronic warfarin therapy: a cohort study
    Michael L Jackson
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:790-6. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether vaccinations are associated with changes in International Normalized Ratio (INR) in persons on long-term warfarin therapy...
  15. doi request reprint Live attenuated measles and mumps viral strain-containing vaccines and hearing loss: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), United States, 1990--2003
    Armenak Asatryan
    Science Applications International Corporation and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 26:1166-72. 2008
    ..Thus, HL following MMCV has been reported in the literature and to the VAERS. Further studies are needed to better understand if there is a causal relationship between MMCV and HL...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccine and risk of autoimmune thyroid disease: a Vaccine Safety Datalink study
    Onchee Yu
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:736-45. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that hepatitis B vaccine increases the risk of ATD, we conducted a case-control study, within the Vaccine Safety Datalink project...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk of anaphylaxis after vaccination of children and adolescents
    Kari Bohlke
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Pediatrics 112:815-20. 2003
    ..To quantify the risk of anaphylaxis after vaccination of children and adolescents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination among adolescents in 3 large health maintenance organizations
    Idalia M Gonzalez
    Epidemiology Program Office, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 110:929-34. 2002
    ..Little is known about the implementation of these recommendations in a managed care setting. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of ACIP recommendations on HB vaccination among adolescents in 3 managed care settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Compliance with the recommendations for 2 doses of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in children less than 9 years of age receiving influenza vaccine for the first time: a Vaccine Safety Datalink study
    Lisa A Jackson
    Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2032-7. 2006
    ..We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study to evaluate compliance with the 2-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine recommendations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risks of congenital malformations and perinatal events among infants exposed to antidepressant medications during pregnancy
    Robert L Davis
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1086-94. 2007
    ..To evaluate risks for perinatal complications and congenital defects among infants exposed in utero to antidepressants...
  21. ncbi request reprint In nonrandomized studies, can we use a person's preimmunization experience to help gauge the safety and efficacy of immunization?
    Noel S Weiss
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:395-6. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Potential medication dosing errors in outpatient pediatrics
    Heather A McPhillips
    Department of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of Washington, and the Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, 98105, USA
    J Pediatr 147:761-7. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of potential dosing errors of medication dispensed to children for 22 common medications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Factors that are associated with parental acceptance of human papillomavirus vaccines: a randomized intervention study of written information about HPV
    Amanda F Dempsey
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1486-93. 2006
    ....
  24. pmc Predictors of incident heart failure in a large insured population: a one million person-year follow-up study
    Abhinav Goyal
    Emory Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:698-705. 2010
    ..Studies on the incidence and predictors of heart failure (HF) are often restricted to elderly persons or identify only inpatient cases...
  25. ncbi request reprint Childhood vaccinations and risk of asthma
    Frank Destefano
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:498-504. 2002
    ..A few previous studies have suggested that childhood vaccines, particularly whole cell pertussis vaccine, may increase the risk of asthma. We evaluated the suggested association between childhood vaccinations and risk of asthma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Placing the risk of seizures with pediatric vaccines in a clinical context
    Robert L Davis
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Paediatr Drugs 5:717-22. 2003
    ..We conclude by discussing the introduction of new vaccines, and note that, even with widespread use, it will take many years before we can be knowledgeable about the risk of rare events with these newly licensed products...
  27. ncbi request reprint Barriers to implementing the group B streptococcal prevention guidelines
    Vicky Cardenas
    Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Birth 29:285-90. 2002
    ..We assessed predictors of compliance with the consensus guidelines for perinatal group B streptococcus disease prevention at two Group Health Cooperative hospitals...
  28. ncbi request reprint A public health approach to pharmacogenomics and gene-based diagnostic tests
    Robert L Davis
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pharmacogenomics 7:331-7. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of a respiratory clinical score among different providers
    Lenna L Liu
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 37:243-8. 2004
    ..By standardizing respiratory assessments, use of a clinical score may facilitate care coordination by physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists and thereby improve care of children hospitalized with asthma and bronchiolitis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of prenatal antidepressant exposure
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Avenue 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2055-61. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the effects of prenatal antidepressant exposure on perinatal outcomes, congenital malformations, and early growth and development...
  31. ncbi request reprint FDA drug prescribing warnings: is the black box half empty or half full?
    Anita K Wagner
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:369-86. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the frequency of use of BBW medications in ambulatory care and prescribing compliance with BBW recommendations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early detection of adverse drug events within population-based health networks: application of sequential testing methods
    Jeffrey S Brown
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:1275-84. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Is there a safe age for vaccinating infants with tetravalent rhesus-human reassortant rotavirus vaccine?
    Paul M Gargiullo
    J Infect Dis 194:1793-4; author reply 1794-5. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Intussusception and oral poliovirus vaccination: is there an association?
    Su Ting T Li
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817 5177, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:576-81. 2004
    ..1, 95% confidence interval: 0.5, 2.2). However, to address the hypothesis that risk of intussusception is related to receipt of a particular dose of OPV, a larger study would be required...
  35. ncbi request reprint Safety of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in children 6 to 23 months old
    Simon J Hambidge
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    JAMA 296:1990-7. 2006
    ..Beginning with the winter season of 2004-2005, influenza vaccination has been recommended for all children 6 to 23 months old in the United States. However, its safety in young children has not been adequately studied in large populations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Safety of the trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine among children: a population-based study
    Eric K France
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1031-6. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, there are no published population-based studies on the safety of the inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine among children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prescription drug use in pregnancy
    Susan E Andrade
    Meyers Primary Care Institute Fallon Healthcare System and University of Massachusetts Medical School, 630 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:398-407. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide information on the prevalence of the use of prescription drugs among pregnant women in the United States...
  38. ncbi request reprint Acute intussusception in infants and children as an adverse event following immunization: case definition and guidelines of data collection, analysis, and presentation
    Julie E Bines
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Vaccine 22:569-74. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children
    Robert L Davis
    N Engl J Med 350:84-5; author reply 84-5. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Baseline laboratory monitoring of cardiovascular medications in elderly health maintenance organization enrollees
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics and Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2165-9. 2005
    ..To identify correlates of laboratory monitoring errors in elderly health maintenance organization (HMO) members at the initiation of therapy with cardiovascular medications...
  41. pmc Laboratory monitoring of drugs at initiation of therapy in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1120-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe laboratory monitoring among ambulatory patients dispensed medications for which laboratory testing is recommended at therapy initiation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Laboratory monitoring of potassium and creatinine in ambulatory patients receiving angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers
    Marsha A Raebel
    Kaiser Permanente of Colorado Clinical Research Unit and School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:55-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to assess creatinine and potassium monitoring and characteristics associated with monitoring among patients dispensed ACEi or ARB...
  43. ncbi request reprint Use of prescription medications with a potential for fetal harm among pregnant women
    Susan E Andrade
    Meyers Primary Care Institute University of Massachusetts Medical School, the Fallon Foundation, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:546-54. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence of use of prescription drugs with a potential for fetal harm among pregnant women in the United States...
  44. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate medication use by elderly persons in U.S. Health Maintenance Organizations, 2000-2001
    Steven R Simon
    HMO Research Network, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:227-32. 2005
    ..To determine rates of potentially inappropriate medication use in elderly persons in managed care plans in the United States in 2000-2001...
  45. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of drugs with a narrow therapeutic range in ambulatory care
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, PO Box 378066, Denver, CO 80237 8066, USA
    Am J Manag Care 12:268-74. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Real-time vaccine safety surveillance for the early detection of adverse events
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:S89-95. 2007
    ..Sequential testing procedures are needed to detect vaccine or drug safety problems as soon as possible after introduction...