Kathryn H Jacobsen

Summary

Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reemergence of chikungunya virus in Bo, Sierra Leone
    Rashid Ansumana
    Njala University, BO, Sierra Leone
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1108-10. 2013
  2. pmc A qualitative study of the impact of HIV/AIDS on agricultural households in Southeastern Uganda
    Dawn C Parker
    School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2113-38. 2009
  3. doi Home birth and hospital birth trends in Bo, Sierra Leone
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:750-3. 2012
  4. pmc Enabling methods for community health mapping in developing countries
    Rashid Ansumana
    Center for Bio Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:56. 2010
  5. pmc Prevalence of intestinal parasites in young Quichua children in the highlands of rural Ecuador
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:399-405. 2007
  6. pmc Challenges to mapping the health risk of hepatitis A virus infection
    Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah
    Expanded Program on Immunization, Department of Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int J Health Geogr 10:57. 2011
  7. doi Hepatitis A virus seroprevalence by age and world region, 1990 and 2005
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive MS 5B7, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Vaccine 28:6653-7. 2010
  8. doi Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e677-81. 2010
  9. doi Pyomyositis in Amazonian Ecuador
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive 5B7, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:438-9. 2010
  10. doi Reporting of ethics-related methods in epidemiological research
    K H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Med Ethics 35:262-7. 2009

Collaborators

  • Lila C Fleming
  • Mariaelena Pierobon
  • Li Yang
  • Dawn C Parker
  • Takahiro Hasumi
  • Rashid Ansumana
  • Laura W Poms
  • David A Stenger
  • Umaru Bangura
  • Alfred S Bockarie
  • Baochuan Lin
  • Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah
  • Mikayla C Chubb
  • Maction K Komwa
  • Andrea L Covington
  • Joseph M Lamin
  • Tomasz A Leski
  • Mary H Hodges
  • Moses J Bockarie
  • Caitlin M Couper
  • José L Aguayo
  • Fatimah Ahsan
  • Steven T Wiersma
  • Anthony P Malanoski
  • Abu James Sundufu
  • David H Jimmy

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Reemergence of chikungunya virus in Bo, Sierra Leone
    Rashid Ansumana
    Njala University, BO, Sierra Leone
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1108-10. 2013
    ..Cases detected likely represent only a small fraction of total cases. Further laboratory testing is required to confirm this outbreak and characterize the virus...
  2. pmc A qualitative study of the impact of HIV/AIDS on agricultural households in Southeastern Uganda
    Dawn C Parker
    School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2113-38. 2009
    ..Our study highlights a potential downward spiral of livelihood degradation for vulnerable households and suggests targeted interventions to improve sustainability...
  3. doi Home birth and hospital birth trends in Bo, Sierra Leone
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:750-3. 2012
    ..3% of infants born after April 2010. These findings suggest that the new maternal healthcare initiative has accelerated an existing trend toward a preference for healthcare facility births, at least in some urban parts of Sierra Leone...
  4. pmc Enabling methods for community health mapping in developing countries
    Rashid Ansumana
    Center for Bio Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:56. 2010
    ..A community-based mapping approach was used to demonstrate that participatory geographic information system (PGIS) techniques can provide information helpful for health and community development...
  5. pmc Prevalence of intestinal parasites in young Quichua children in the highlands of rural Ecuador
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:399-405. 2007
    ..histolytica or dispar and G. intestinalis...
  6. pmc Challenges to mapping the health risk of hepatitis A virus infection
    Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah
    Expanded Program on Immunization, Department of Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int J Health Geogr 10:57. 2011
    ..In higher-income areas, many adults remain susceptible to the virus and, if infected, often experience severe disease...
  7. doi Hepatitis A virus seroprevalence by age and world region, 1990 and 2005
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive MS 5B7, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Vaccine 28:6653-7. 2010
    ..The estimation of the global burden of hepatitis A and policies for public health control are dependent on an understanding of the changing epidemiology of this viral infection...
  8. doi Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e677-81. 2010
    ..Additional comparative studies are required to clarify the potential roles of water contact and insect bites in transmitting M. ulcerans to humans...
  9. doi Pyomyositis in Amazonian Ecuador
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive 5B7, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:438-9. 2010
    ..Abscesses were most commonly located on a lower extremity. Significant changes in patients' profiles between 1980 and 1989 and 1995 and 2005 were not found...
  10. doi Reporting of ethics-related methods in epidemiological research
    K H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Med Ethics 35:262-7. 2009
    ..This paper describes the variety of ways that information about ethics-related methods are included or not included in public health research articles...
  11. doi Patterns of co-authorship in international epidemiology
    K H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:665-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify current patterns of international collaboration based on authorship of epidemiological articles...
  12. doi Considerations in the selection of healthcare providers for mothers and children in Bo, Sierra Leone: reputation, cost and location
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Int Health 4:307-13. 2012
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  13. ncbi Parental involvement and mental well-being of Indian adolescents
    Takahiro Hasumi
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Indian Pediatr 49:915-8. 2012
    ..Age adjusted Logistic regression models showed that high levels of reported parental involvement were significantly associated with a decreased likelihood of poor mental health...
  14. doi Alcohol consumption and violence among Argentine adolescents
    Mariaelena Pierobon
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 89:100-7. 2013
    ..This study investigated the association between alcohol and violence among Argentine youth...
  15. doi Bullying among middle-school students in low and middle income countries
    Lila C Fleming
    Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, George MasonUniversity, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Health Promot Int 25:73-84. 2010
    ..Bullied students also reported higher rates of tobacco use, alcohol use, drug use and sexual intercourse...
  16. doi Hypertension in South African adults: results of a nationwide survey
    Takahiro Hasumi
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Hypertens 30:2098-104. 2012
    ..To evaluate the age-specific, sex-specific, and race-specific prevalence of hypertension among South African adults using a nationally representative dataset...
  17. doi Parenting practices and tobacco use in middle school students in low- and middle-income countries
    Laura W Poms
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive MS 3F5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Sch Health 82:353-63. 2012
    ..This study examined whether parenting practices also were associated with tobacco use by middle school students (approximately ages 13-15) in low- and middle-income countries...
  18. doi A systematic review of the association between breastfeeding and breast cancer
    Li Yang
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1635-45. 2008
    ..Expanded consideration of possible confounders for this relationship is required to determine if breastfeeding is protective and how protection might be conferred...
  19. doi Mathematical modeling and the epidemiological research process
    Mikayla C Chubb
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive MS 5B7, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:13-9. 2010
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  20. pmc HIV/AIDS-associated beliefs and practices relating to diet and work in southeastern Uganda
    Maction K Komwa
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:76-85. 2010
    ..020) and vegetables (p=0.012) than other participants. The participants expressed a consistent set of health beliefs about practices relating to HIV/AIDS...
  21. doi Bullying and symptoms of depression in chilean middle school students
    Lila C Fleming
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University 5B7, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Sch Health 79:130-7. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the association between bullying and symptoms of depression among middle school students in Chile...