Mark Schuster

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Racial and ethnic health disparities among fifth-graders in three cities
    Mark A Schuster
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:735-45. 2012
  2. pmc Evaluation of Talking Parents, Healthy Teens, a new worksite based parenting programme to promote parent-adolescent communication about sexual health: randomised controlled trial
    Mark A Schuster
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 337:a308. 2008
  3. doi Awareness and use of California's Paid Family Leave Insurance among parents of chronically ill children
    Mark A Schuster
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    JAMA 300:1047-55. 2008
  4. pmc Perceived effects of leave from work and the role of paid leave among parents of children with special health care needs
    Mark A Schuster
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston 02115, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:698-705. 2009
  5. pmc Preliminary healthy eating outcomes of SNaX, a pilot community-based intervention for adolescents
    Laura M Bogart
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 21 Autumn Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:196-202. 2011
  6. doi Beyond the "big talk": the roles of breadth and repetition in parent-adolescent communication about sexual topics
    Steven C Martino
    RAND, 4570 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e612-8. 2008
  7. doi Improving adolescent and young adult health - training the next generation of physician scientists in transdisciplinary research
    S Jean Emans
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:100-9. 2010
  8. doi Timing of parent and child communication about sexuality relative to children's sexual behaviors
    Megan K Beckett
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Pediatrics 125:34-42. 2010
  9. ncbi Continuity of primary care clinician in early childhood
    Moira Inkelas
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1917-25. 2004
  10. doi Factors influencing the enrollment of eligible extremely-low-birth-weight children in the part C early intervention program
    C Jason Wang
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:283-7. 2009

Research Grants

  1. LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Children of HIV-Infected Adults
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM FOR PARENTS OF ADOLESCENTS
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Follow-Up Study:Paid Family Leave Insurance/ Families
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi Racial and ethnic health disparities among fifth-graders in three cities
    Mark A Schuster
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:735-45. 2012
    ..For many health-related behaviors and outcomes, racial and ethnic disparities among adolescents are well documented, but less is known about health-related disparities during preadolescence...
  2. pmc Evaluation of Talking Parents, Healthy Teens, a new worksite based parenting programme to promote parent-adolescent communication about sexual health: randomised controlled trial
    Mark A Schuster
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMJ 337:a308. 2008
    ..To evaluate a worksite based parenting programme-Talking Parents, Healthy Teens-designed to help parents learn to address sexual health with their adolescent children...
  3. doi Awareness and use of California's Paid Family Leave Insurance among parents of chronically ill children
    Mark A Schuster
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    JAMA 300:1047-55. 2008
    ..In 2004, California's Paid Family Leave Insurance Program (PFLI) became the first state program to provide paid leave to care for an ill family member...
  4. pmc Perceived effects of leave from work and the role of paid leave among parents of children with special health care needs
    Mark A Schuster
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston 02115, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:698-705. 2009
    ..We examined the perceived effects of leave from work among employed parents of children with special health care needs...
  5. pmc Preliminary healthy eating outcomes of SNaX, a pilot community-based intervention for adolescents
    Laura M Bogart
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 21 Autumn Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:196-202. 2011
    ..SNaX aimed to translate school obesity-prevention policies into practice with peer advocacy of healthy eating and school cafeteria changes...
  6. doi Beyond the "big talk": the roles of breadth and repetition in parent-adolescent communication about sexual topics
    Steven C Martino
    RAND, 4570 Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e612-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the independent influence of breadth and repetition of sexual discussion on adolescents' perceptions of their relationship and communication with their parents...
  7. doi Improving adolescent and young adult health - training the next generation of physician scientists in transdisciplinary research
    S Jean Emans
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:100-9. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Timing of parent and child communication about sexuality relative to children's sexual behaviors
    Megan K Beckett
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Pediatrics 125:34-42. 2010
    ..To examine timing of parent-child discussions about sexual topics relative to child-reported sexual behavior...
  9. ncbi Continuity of primary care clinician in early childhood
    Moira Inkelas
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1917-25. 2004
    ....
  10. doi Factors influencing the enrollment of eligible extremely-low-birth-weight children in the part C early intervention program
    C Jason Wang
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:283-7. 2009
    ....
  11. doi The health and health care of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents
    Tumaini R Coker
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:457-77. 2010
    ..We also examine health care provision and utilization for LGB youth. Lastly, we discuss ways in which researchers and clinicians can improve LGB adolescent health and health care...
  12. pmc Parents' disclosure of their HIV infection to their children in the context of the family
    David P Kennedy
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1095-105. 2010
    ..Parents should consider negative and positive outcomes, unplanned disclosure and children's capacity to adapt after disclosure when deciding whether to disclose...
  13. ncbi Availability of high school extracurricular sports programs and high-risk behaviors
    Deborah A Cohen
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    J Sch Health 77:80-6. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the availability of and participation in high school extracurricular sports and how participation in these sports is related to high-risk behaviors...
  14. ncbi When and where do youths have sex? The potential role of adult supervision
    Deborah A Cohen
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e66. 2002
    ..In this study, we examined when and where youths have sex and whether there is a relationship between unsupervised time and sex, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and substance use...
  15. ncbi Smoking patterns of household members and visitors in homes with children in the United States
    Mark A Schuster
    RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1094-100. 2002
    ..Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), also called passive smoking, has been shown to have adverse effects on the health of children...
  16. ncbi Hugs and kisses: HIV-infected parents' fears about contagion and the effects on parent-child interaction in a nationally representative sample
    Mark A Schuster
    RAND, Santa Monica, Calif 90407 2138, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:173-9. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related fears on HIV-infected parents' interactions with their children and to identify parents who might be at greater risk of avoiding interactions because of these fears...
  17. pmc Perceived discrimination in clinical care in a nationally representative sample of HIV-infected adults receiving health care
    Mark A Schuster
    RAND, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:807-13. 2005
    ..Perceived discrimination in clinical settings could discourage HIV-infected people from seeking health care, adhering to treatment regimens, or returning for follow-up...
  18. doi Population-based assessments of ophthalmologic and audiologic follow-up in children with very low birth weight enrolled in Medicaid: a quality-of-care study
    C Jason Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e278-85. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi Parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino American families: a demonstration of community-based participatory research
    Paul J Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:50-5. 2005
    ..Strong parent-adolescent communication may promote healthy sexual development and protect against adolescent sexual risk behaviors. We explored communication barriers between Filipino American parents and adolescents...
  20. ncbi Worksite-based parenting programs to promote healthy adolescent sexual development: a qualitative study of feasibility and potential content
    Karen L Eastman
    UCLA Rand Center for Adolescent Health Promotion, Los Angeles and Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:62-9. 2005
    ..Worksites provide an untapped but promising setting in which to reach parents to help them develop parenting and communication skills...
  21. pmc Talking parents, healthy teens: a worksite-based program for parents to promote adolescent sexual health
    Karen L Eastman
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A126. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi Acculturation and parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino-American families: a community-based participatory research study
    Paul J Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:543-50. 2007
    ..Whether acculturation affects parent-adolescent communication is unknown...
  23. ncbi Children of HIV-infected parents: custody status in a nationally representative sample
    Burton O Cowgill
    Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 1072 Gayley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e494-503. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine the rates and predictors of custody status for children of HIV-infected parents...
  24. pmc Adolescent participation in preventive health behaviors, physical activity, and nutrition: differences across immigrant generations for Asians and Latinos compared with Whites
    Michele L Allen
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA and the UCLA RAND Center for Adolescent Health Promotion, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:337-43. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi Factors that influence receipt of recommended preventive pediatric health and dental care
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Data and Information Management, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e73. 2002
    ..This study examined the factors that affect children's receipt of recommended well-child and dental visits using nationally representative data...
  26. ncbi Overview of the content of health supervision for young children: reports from parents and pediatricians
    Lynn M Olson
    Department of Practice and Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1907-16. 2004
    ..To describe the content of anticipatory guidance provided to parents of infants and toddlers and to identify primary areas of unmet need as reported by both parents and pediatricians...
  27. ncbi Routine assessment of family and community health risks: parent views and what they receive
    Michael D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1934-43. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of parent-provider discussions of family and community health risks during well-child visits and the gaps between which issues are discussed and which issues parents would like to discuss...
  28. ncbi Nondisclosure of sexual orientation to a physician among a sample of gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth
    Garth D Meckler
    UCLA Rand Center for Adolescent Health Promotion, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1248-54. 2006
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  29. ncbi Body image and children's mental health related behaviors: results from the healthy passages study
    M Janice Gilliland
    MSPH, Center for the Advancement of Youth Health and Comprehensive Youth Violence Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, 912 Building, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1200, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:30-41. 2007
    ..This study examined the relationship between body image discrepancy (BID) scores for actual versus ideal body image for children and indicators of child mental health...
  30. ncbi Guardianship planning among HIV-infected parents in the United States: results from a nationally representative sample
    Burton O Cowgill
    Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e391-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine the rates and predictors of guardianship planning and preferred guardians among HIV-infected parents...
  31. ncbi Need for and use of family leave among parents of children with special health care needs
    Paul J Chung
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Department of Pediatrics, MDCC 12 325, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1047-55. 2007
    ..We examined leave-taking among full-time-employed parents of children with special health care needs...
  32. ncbi Do children know their parent's HIV status? Parental reports of child awareness in a nationally representative sample
    Rosalie Corona
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:138-44. 2006
    ..To determine the rates and predictors of child awareness of parental human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status and the effect of that knowledge on children...
  33. pmc How good is the quality of health care in the United States? 1998
    Mark A Schuster
    Milbank Q 83:843-95. 2005

Research Grants15

  1. LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Children of HIV-Infected Adults
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., decision-making processes related to disclosure of parental HIV to children and guardianship planning). We will compare the parent and child perspectives on the impact of HIV on families and, in particular, on children. ..
  3. A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM FOR PARENTS OF ADOLESCENTS
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..5) To estimate the cost of providing the program and to calculate cost-effectiveness ratios for employers and employees. ..
  4. Follow-Up Study:Paid Family Leave Insurance/ Families
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....