Kimberly M Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Depiction of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances in G-rated animated feature films
    K M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1369-74. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Content and ratings of mature-rated video games
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:402-10. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of response scenarios to potential polio outbreaks using mathematical models
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1541-56. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Addicted media: substances on screen
    Kimberly M Thompson
    KidsRisk Project, Harvard School of Public Health and Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:473-89, ix. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Retrospective cost-effectiveness analyses for polio vaccination in the United States
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1423-40. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and consideration of global policies for managing the future risks of poliovirus outbreaks: insights and lessons learned through modeling
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1571-80. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Eradication versus control for poliomyelitis: an economic analysis
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 369:1363-71. 2007
  8. pmc The risks, costs, and benefits of possible future global policies for managing polioviruses
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1322-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating benefit and cost estimates: the case of airbag regulation
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Harvard University, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 22:803-11. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Violence in E-rated video games
    K M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, 718 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:591-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Depiction of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances in G-rated animated feature films
    K M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1369-74. 2001
    ..To quantify and characterize the depiction of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances in G-rated animated feature films...
  2. ncbi request reprint Content and ratings of mature-rated video games
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:402-10. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of response scenarios to potential polio outbreaks using mathematical models
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1541-56. 2006
    ..Finally, long after oral poliovirus vaccine cessation the choice of target age groups during a response represents an important consideration...
  4. ncbi request reprint Addicted media: substances on screen
    Kimberly M Thompson
    KidsRisk Project, Harvard School of Public Health and Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 14:473-89, ix. 2005
    ..This article demonstrates the widespread and overwhelming presence of substances in the media viewed by youth and highlights reviews that discuss the potential impacts of these depictions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Retrospective cost-effectiveness analyses for polio vaccination in the United States
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1423-40. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and consideration of global policies for managing the future risks of poliovirus outbreaks: insights and lessons learned through modeling
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1571-80. 2006
    ..This analytical journey has provided several key insights and lessons learned that will be useful to future analysts involved in similar complex decision-making processes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Eradication versus control for poliomyelitis: an economic analysis
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 369:1363-71. 2007
    ..Challenges in the four endemic areas combined with continuing demands for financial resources for eradication have led some to question the goal of eradication and to suggest switching to a policy of control...
  8. pmc The risks, costs, and benefits of possible future global policies for managing polioviruses
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1322-30. 2008
    ..We assessed the costs, risks, and benefits of possible future major policy decisions on vaccination, surveillance, response plans, and containment following global eradication of wild polioviruses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating benefit and cost estimates: the case of airbag regulation
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Harvard University, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 22:803-11. 2002
    ..Future validation studies of health, safety, and environmental regulation should focus on validation of benefit and risk estimates, areas where we found significant error, as well as on cost estimates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Violence in E-rated video games
    K M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, 718 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:591-8. 2001
    ..Children's exposure to violence, alcohol, tobacco and other substances, and sexual messages in the media are a source of public health concern; however, content in video games commonly played by children has not been quantified...
  11. pmc The case for cooperation in managing and maintaining the end of poliomyelitis: stockpile needs and coordinated OPV cessation
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Medscape J Med 10:190. 2008
    ..Achieving successful eradication of a disease requires global cooperation to obtain a shared goal. Coordination of the endgame may seem an obvious requirement for success, but that does not ensure that cooperation will occur...
  12. ncbi request reprint How much do kids count in corporate board rooms? Results from the first survey of Fortune 1000 companies
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Departments of Health Policy and Management and Maternal and Child Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    MedGenMed 5:37. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of bath seats in unintentional infant bathtub drowning deaths
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Departments of Health Policy and Management and Maternal and Child Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    MedGenMed 5:36. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify and characterize the role of bath seats in infant mortality from bathtub drowning...
  14. ncbi request reprint Variability and uncertainty meet risk management and risk communication
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 22:647-54. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Risks of paralytic disease due to wild or vaccine-derived poliovirus after eradication
    Radboud J Duintjer Tebbens
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1471-505. 2006
    ..This article attempts to comprehensively characterize the risks, synthesize the existing data available for modeling them, and present quantitative risk estimates that can provide a starting point for informing policy decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint The costs of future polio risk management policies
    Radboud J Duintjer Tebbens
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1507-31. 2006
    ..OPV immunization...
  17. doi request reprint Uncertainty and sensitivity analyses of a decision analytic model for posteradication polio risk management
    Radboud J Duintjer Tebbens
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Risk Anal 28:855-76. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A dynamic model of poliomyelitis outbreaks: learning from the past to help inform the future
    Radboud J Duintjer Tebbens
    KidsRisk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:358-72. 2005
    ..The authors expect that this model can provide important insights into the dynamics of future potential poliomyelitis outbreaks and in this way serve as a useful tool for risk assessment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental survey of beliefs and practices about bathing and water safety and their children: guidance for drowning prevention
    Lois K Lee
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:58-62. 2007
    ..Better water safety anticipatory guidance is needed for caregivers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Poliomyelitis and the role of risk analysis in global infectious disease policy and management
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, System Dynamics Group, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Risk Anal 26:1419-21. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Importance of black carbon in distribution and bioaccumulation models of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in contaminated marine sediments
    Amy E Vinturella
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2578-86. 2004
    ..Together, these results suggest that, in certain situations, adding black carbon to distribution models may be necessary to predict accurately the bioavailability of PAHs...
  22. pmc Violence, sex and profanity in films: correlation of movie ratings with content
    Kimberly M Thompson
    Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    MedGenMed 6:3. 2004
    ..However, limited research quantifies the correlations between movie content, ratings, and economics or addresses the issue of ratings "creep."..
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicting severe head injury after light motor vehicle crashes: implications for automatic crash notification systems
    Daniel Talmor
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 1 Deaconess Rd, CC470, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:767-71. 2006
    ..As the development of automatic crash notification systems improves, models such as this one will be necessary to permit triage of what would be an overwhelming increase in crash notifications to pre-hospital responders...
  24. doi request reprint Uncertainty and sensitivity analyses of a dynamic economic evaluation model for vaccination programs
    Radboud J Duintjer Tebbens
    Delft University of Technology, Department of Mathematics, Delft, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 28:182-200. 2008
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The probability of undetected wild poliovirus circulation after apparent global interruption of transmission
    Dominika A Kalkowska
    Kid Risk, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:936-49. 2012
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Demographic factors and their association with outcomes in pediatric submersion injury
    Lois K Lee
    Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:308-13. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology and outcomes of serious pediatric submersion injuries and to identify factors associated with an increased risk of death or chronic disability...
  27. ncbi request reprint Content and ratings of teen-rated video games
    Kevin Haninger
    Center on Media and Child Health, Children s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 291:856-65. 2004
    ..However, content in video games played by older children and adolescents has not been quantified or compared with the rating information provided to consumers by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)...
  28. pmc Violence in teen-rated video games
    Kevin Haninger
    Center on Media and Child Health, Children s Hospital Boston and Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    MedGenMed 6:1. 2004
    ..Children's exposure to violence in the media remains a source of public health concern; however, violence in video games rated T (for "Teen") by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has not been quantified...
  29. doi request reprint Pediatric traumatic brain injury and radiation risks: a clinical decision analysis
    Kara E Hennelly
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 162:392-7. 2013
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in vaccine economics: perspectives from the USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 1:433-42. 2002
    ..To optimize the usefulness of vaccine economics research, conceptual issues, such as how to set values for the prevention of illness and how to maximize social equity through investments in vaccines, must be addressed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of passive samplers to mimic uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by benthic polychaetes
    Amy E Vinturella
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1154-60. 2004
    ..94, p < 0.0001)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Body weight and water ingestion estimates for women in two communities in the Philippines: the importance of collecting site-specific data
    Anne M Riederer
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:69-80. 2006
    ..We suggest that Philippine health authorities consider the possibility of including questions about water ingestion rates in future national health or nutrition surveys...
  33. ncbi request reprint Value of information literature analysis: a review of applications in health risk management
    Fumie Yokota
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:287-98. 2004
    ..This article provides important insights for VOI applications in medical decision making...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tiered chemical testing: a value of information approach
    Fumie Yokota
    Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 24:1625-39. 2004
    ..Finally, this article shows the large differences that exist in net benefits between the three criteria for the range of exposure levels where the optimal actions differ...
  35. ncbi request reprint Policy decision options during the first 5 years following certification of polio eradication
    Nalinee Sangrujee
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Global Immunization Division, Polio Eradication Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MedGenMed 5:35. 2003
    ..While the management of polio risk in the postcertification period presents important challenges, this comprehensive approach helps simplify the process by focusing on critical decisions...
  36. pmc Eradicating polio: the dollars and sense
    Kimberly M Thompson
    MedGenMed 9:11. 2007
  37. pmc Kids and media: learning happens
    Kimberly M Thompson
    MedGenMed 7:47. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk management in a polio-free world
    R Bruce Aylward
    Global Polio Eradication Initiative, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Risk Anal 26:1441-8. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Global surveillance and the value of information: the case of the global polio laboratory network
    Esther de Gourville
    World Health Organization, Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Risk Anal 26:1557-69. 2006
    ..We also provided important insights about how the value of information may change after successful eradication of wild polioviruses...
  40. ncbi request reprint Estimation of tuberculosis risk on a commercial airliner
    Gwangpyo Ko
    Environmental Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Risk Anal 24:379-88. 2004
    ..We further characterized spatial variability in the risk within the cabin by modeling a previously reported TB outbreak in an airplane to demonstrate that the TB cases occur most likely within close proximity of the source TB patient...
  41. pmc Reforms for rating media: disclosure, not censorship
    Kimberly M Thompson
    MedGenMed 9:27. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Value of information analysis in environmental health risk management decisions: past, present, and future
    Fumie Yokota
    Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 24:635-50. 2004
    ..They further suggest the need for some efforts to standardize approaches and develop some prescriptive guidance for VOI analysts similar to existing guidelines for conducting cost-effectiveness analyses...
  43. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the federal minimal risk standard: implications for pediatric research without a prospect of direct benefit
    David Wendler
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    JAMA 294:826-32. 2005
    ..These data also raise the question of whether the federal minimal risk standard may sometimes fail to provide sufficient protection for children, prompting the need to consider alternative standards...
  44. pmc Genetic testing for lung cancer risk: if physicians can do it, should they?
    Theodore W Marcy
    Received from the National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention, Office of Preventive Oncology, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:946-51. 2002
    ..Before recommending genetic testing to assess risk for disease, physicians need to consider whether knowledge about genetic susceptibility will alter patient management...