R Y Moon

Summary

Affiliation: Children's National Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility of a virtual learning collaborative to implement an obesity QI project in 29 pediatric practices
    Tamara John
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, WA 20010, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 26:205-13. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Factors influencing infant sleep position: decisions do not differ by SES in African-American families
    David Robida
    Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Arch Dis Child 97:900-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Pacifier use and SIDS: evidence for a consistently reduced risk
    Rachel Y Moon
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:609-14. 2012
  4. pmc Decisions of black parents about infant bedding and sleep surfaces: a qualitative study
    Taiwo I Ajao
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 128:494-502. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in child care and changing provider practices: lessons learned from a demonstration project
    Rachel Y Moon
    aDivision of General Pediatrics and Community Health, Diana L and Stephen A Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 122:788-98. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome
    Rachel Y Moon
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Lancet 370:1578-87. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Physician recommendations regarding SIDS risk reduction: a national survey of pediatricians and family physicians
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Diana L and Stephen A Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:791-800. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint State child care regulations regarding infant sleep environment since the Healthy Child Care America-Back to Sleep campaign
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General Pediatrics and Community Health, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 118:73-83. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Stable prevalence but changing risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome in child care settings in 2001
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General Pediatrics and Community Health, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 116:972-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome in child care settings
    R Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 106:295-300. 2000

Research Grants

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Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility of a virtual learning collaborative to implement an obesity QI project in 29 pediatric practices
    Tamara John
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, WA 20010, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 26:205-13. 2014
    ..However, because of lack of training and resources, pediatricians may feel overwhelmed by the need to implement QI activities. Pediatricians also face challenges when caring for overweight and obese children...
  2. doi request reprint Factors influencing infant sleep position: decisions do not differ by SES in African-American families
    David Robida
    Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Arch Dis Child 97:900-5. 2012
    ..To investigate factors influencing African-American parents' knowledge, attitudes and practice regarding infant sleep position and determine if these differ by socioeconomic status (SES)...
  3. doi request reprint Pacifier use and SIDS: evidence for a consistently reduced risk
    Rachel Y Moon
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:609-14. 2012
    ..Pacifier use may provide an additional strategy to reduce the risk of SIDS for infants at high risk or in adverse sleep environments...
  4. pmc Decisions of black parents about infant bedding and sleep surfaces: a qualitative study
    Taiwo I Ajao
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 128:494-502. 2011
    ..The goal of this qualitative study was to examine factors influencing decisions by black parents regarding use of soft bedding and sleep surfaces for their infants...
  5. doi request reprint Reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in child care and changing provider practices: lessons learned from a demonstration project
    Rachel Y Moon
    aDivision of General Pediatrics and Community Health, Diana L and Stephen A Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 122:788-98. 2008
    ..The goal was to evaluate, through an American Academy of Pediatrics demonstration project, the effectiveness of a curriculum and train-the-trainer model in changing child care providers' behaviors regarding safe infant sleep practices...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome
    Rachel Y Moon
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Lancet 370:1578-87. 2007
    ..Continued research is needed to identify the pathophysiological basis of SIDS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physician recommendations regarding SIDS risk reduction: a national survey of pediatricians and family physicians
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Diana L and Stephen A Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:791-800. 2007
    ..Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a leading cause of death among infants. Recently, new SIDS risk factors have emerged...
  8. ncbi request reprint State child care regulations regarding infant sleep environment since the Healthy Child Care America-Back to Sleep campaign
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General Pediatrics and Community Health, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 118:73-83. 2006
    ..In 2003, the American Academy of Pediatrics' Healthy Child Care America program launched its own Back to Sleep campaign to promote the Back to Sleep message for those who care for young children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stable prevalence but changing risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome in child care settings in 2001
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General Pediatrics and Community Health, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 116:972-7. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the proportion of SIDS occurring in child care in 2001 and to assess risk factors for SIDS in child care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome in child care settings
    R Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 106:295-300. 2000
    ..Extrapolating from Census Bureau data, approximately 7% of SIDS should occur in organized child care settings (ie, child care centers or family child care homes). However, 2 states have reported higher rates of SIDS in child care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Back to Sleep: an educational intervention with women, infants, and children program clients
    Rachel Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 113:542-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether a 15-minute educational intervention is effective in changing sleep position practice among black parents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Back to sleep: can we influence child care providers?
    Rachel Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 112:878-82. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Examination of state regulations regarding infants and sleep in licensed child care centers and family child care settings
    R Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1029-36. 2001
    ..Advocacy through state child care regulatory agencies and legislative bodies may be effective in more widespread awareness and avoidance of risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nighttime child care: inadequate sudden infant death syndrome risk factor knowledge, practice, and policies
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 111:795-9. 2003
    ..Recognizing that 20% of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) occurs in child care settings and that child care providers may place infants prone, it is important to determine sleep position practices in nighttime child care centers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Infant sleep position policies in licensed child care centers after back to sleep campaign
    R Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 106:576-80. 2000
    ..In 1996, a study of licensed child care centers demonstrated that 43% were unaware of the association between sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and prone sleeping and that 49% positioned infants prone...
  16. ncbi request reprint Where should my baby sleep: a qualitative study of African American infant sleep location decisions
    Brandi L Joyner
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:881-9. 2010
    ..African American infants are of higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation than other infants and are up to 4 times more likely to bedshare with their parents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physician beliefs and practices regarding SIDS and SIDS risk reduction
    Rachel Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:391-5. 2002
    ..Physicians may also be unaware of other sleep environment hazards. Further educational efforts must continue for physicians who provide care to pregnant women and children to ensure a continued decline in the incidence of SIDS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing African American mothers' decisions about sleep position: a qualitative study
    Rosalind P Oden
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:870-2, 875-80. 2010
    ..African American infants continue to be at more than twice the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than Caucasian Americans. In addition, African Americans are twice as likely to place their infants prone for sleep...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determinants of infant sleep position in an urban population
    Rachel Y Moon
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:569-73. 2002
    ..Improved educational efforts for parents of African-American newborns should continue to focus on encouraging supine positioning, smoke cessation, and other safe sleep practices...
  20. doi request reprint Qualitative analysis of beliefs and perceptions about sudden infant death syndrome in African-American mothers: implications for safe sleep recommendations
    Rachel Y Moon
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Pediatr 157:92-97.e2. 2010
    ..To investigate, by using qualitative methods, perceptions about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in African-American parents and how these influence decisions...
  21. doi request reprint Bed sharing among black infants and sudden infant death syndrome: interactions with other known risk factors
    Linda Y Fu
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:376-82. 2010
    ..We aimed to measure the effects of bed sharing on risk of SIDS in blacks and to determine whether the risk is modified by other characteristics of the sleep environment...
  22. doi request reprint Infant sleep environments depicted in magazines targeted to women of childbearing age
    Brandi L Joyner
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e416-22. 2009
    ..The goal was to evaluate pictures in magazines widely read by women of childbearing age, for adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for safe infant sleep practices...
  23. ncbi request reprint The digital divide: a comparison of online consumer health information for African-American and general audiences
    Terry Kind
    Children s National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1333-40. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the quality of health information on internet sites with missions to serve African Americans and to compare the quality to that of sites targeting a general audience...
  24. pmc Bassinet use and sudden unexpected death in infancy
    Jodi Pike
    Pediatric Residency Program, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Pediatr 153:509-12. 2008
    ..To analyze risk factors in infants who die suddenly and unexpectedly in bassinets...
  25. doi request reprint Infant sleep location: associated maternal and infant characteristics with sudden infant death syndrome prevention recommendations
    Linda Y Fu
    Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Pediatr 153:503-8. 2008
    ..To identify factors associated with infant sleep location...
  26. ncbi request reprint An analysis of deaths in portable cribs and playpens: what can be learned?
    Allison Jackson
    Freddie Mac Foundation Child and Adolescent Protection Center, Children s National Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:261-6. 2008
    ..Programs recommending and using playpens/portable cribs as routine infant sleep surfaces must be aware of the need for additional guidance regarding use of playpens/portable cribs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome
    Rachel Y Moon
    Academic Development, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Rev 28:209-14. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Parental opinions regarding poliomyelitis immunizations
    A Epee-Bounya
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 40:435-40. 2001
    ..042). There was no correlation with the parental level of education. More studies are required to determine if further education will empower urban parents to be more active participants in the medical decision process...
  29. doi request reprint Reasons for in-hospital formula supplementation of breastfed infants from low-income families
    Jennifer A F Tender
    Division of General Pediatrics at Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Hum Lact 25:11-7. 2009
    ..7; 95% CI, 1.05-21.14). Improved knowledge about breastfeeding among nursing and medical providers is important to minimize unnecessary formula supplementation for breastfed infants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early infant multivitamin supplementation is associated with increased risk for food allergy and asthma
    Joshua D Milner
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 114:27-32. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether early vitamin supplementation during infancy affects the risk for asthma and allergic disease during early childhood...
  31. ncbi request reprint "And things that go bump in the night": nothing to fear?
    Rachel Y Moon
    J Pediatr 151:237-8. 2007

Research Grants3

  1. Factors Influencing the Racial Disparity in SIDS.
    RACHEL MOON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By understanding the social and cultural factors, it should be possible to design more effective interventions, thereby potentially decreasing the rate of SIDS in AA infants. ..