Sheila Isanaka

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing the impact of the introduction of the World Health Organization growth standards and weight-for-height z-score criterion on the response to treatment of severe acute malnutrition in children: secondary data analysis
    Sheila Isanaka
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e54-9. 2009
  2. pmc Effect of high-dose vs standard-dose multivitamin supplementation at the initiation of HAART on HIV disease progression and mortality in Tanzania: a randomized controlled trial
    Sheila Isanaka
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 308:1535-44. 2012
  3. pmc Post-natal anaemia and iron deficiency in HIV-infected women and the health and survival of their children
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 8:287-98. 2012
  4. pmc Iron status predicts treatment failure and mortality in tuberculosis patients: a prospective cohort study from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37350. 2012
  5. pmc Iron deficiency and anemia predict mortality in patients with tuberculosis
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 142:350-7. 2012
  6. pmc Effect of preventive supplementation with ready-to-use therapeutic food on the nutritional status, mortality, and morbidity of children aged 6 to 60 months in Niger: a cluster randomized trial
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 301:277-85. 2009
  7. pmc Patterns of postnatal growth in HIV-infected and HIV-exposed children
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:343-59. 2009
  8. pmc Reducing wasting in young children with preventive supplementation: a cohort study in Niger
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e442-50. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Estimates of the duration of untreated acute malnutrition in children from Niger
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:932-40. 2011
  10. pmc Weight change at 1 mo of antiretroviral therapy and its association with subsequent mortality, morbidity, and CD4 T cell reconstitution in a Tanzanian HIV-infected adult cohort
    Christopher R Sudfeld
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1278-87. 2013

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Assessing the impact of the introduction of the World Health Organization growth standards and weight-for-height z-score criterion on the response to treatment of severe acute malnutrition in children: secondary data analysis
    Sheila Isanaka
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e54-9. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Effect of high-dose vs standard-dose multivitamin supplementation at the initiation of HAART on HIV disease progression and mortality in Tanzania: a randomized controlled trial
    Sheila Isanaka
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    JAMA 308:1535-44. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Post-natal anaemia and iron deficiency in HIV-infected women and the health and survival of their children
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 8:287-98. 2012
    ..Efforts to reduce maternal anaemia and iron deficiency during pregnancy may need to be expanded to include the post-partum period...
  4. pmc Iron status predicts treatment failure and mortality in tuberculosis patients: a prospective cohort study from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37350. 2012
    ..The aim of the present analysis was to examine the association of iron status with the risk of TB progression and death...
  5. pmc Iron deficiency and anemia predict mortality in patients with tuberculosis
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 142:350-7. 2012
    ..10, 4.11); P = 0.02]. Efforts to identify and address the conditions contributing to TB-associated anemia, including iron deficiency, could play an important role in reducing morbidity and mortality in areas heavily affected by TB...
  6. pmc Effect of preventive supplementation with ready-to-use therapeutic food on the nutritional status, mortality, and morbidity of children aged 6 to 60 months in Niger: a cluster randomized trial
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 301:277-85. 2009
    ..Ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTFs) are an important component of effective outpatient treatment of severe wasting. However, their effectiveness in the population-based prevention of moderate and severe wasting has not been evaluated...
  7. pmc Patterns of postnatal growth in HIV-infected and HIV-exposed children
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:343-59. 2009
    ..Timely growth monitoring may be used to improve the clinical course and quality of life of these children...
  8. pmc Reducing wasting in young children with preventive supplementation: a cohort study in Niger
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e442-50. 2010
    ..To compare the incidence of wasting, stunting, and mortality among children aged 6 to 36 months who are receiving preventive supplementation with either ready-to-use supplementary foods (RUSFs) or ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTFs)...
  9. doi request reprint Estimates of the duration of untreated acute malnutrition in children from Niger
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:932-40. 2011
    ..Such estimates of the duration, and thus incidence, of untreated malnutrition can be used to improve projections of program needs and estimates of the global burden of acute malnutrition...
  10. pmc Weight change at 1 mo of antiretroviral therapy and its association with subsequent mortality, morbidity, and CD4 T cell reconstitution in a Tanzanian HIV-infected adult cohort
    Christopher R Sudfeld
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1278-87. 2013
    ..The development of low-cost point-of-care technologies to improve HIV treatment is a major focus of current research in resource-limited settings...
  11. pmc Association of serum albumin concentration with mortality, morbidity, CD4 T-cell reconstitution among tanzanians initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Christopher R Sudfeld
    Department of Epidemiology, HarvardSchool of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:1370-8. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Vitamin D status and incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis, opportunistic infections, and wasting among HIV-infected Tanzanian adults initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Christopher R Sudfeld
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:378-85. 2013
    ..We present the first prospective study of vitamin D among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults receiving antiretrovirals in sub-Saharan Africa...
  13. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity is highly prevalent and predicts underweight but not overweight in adults and school children from Bogotá, Colombia
    Sheila Isanaka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Nutr 137:2747-55. 2007
    ..The prevalence of food insecurity in Bogotá is high and related to poverty. Food insecurity does not necessarily predict overweight in countries undergoing the nutrition transition...