Suzanne Havstad

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Affiliation: Henry Ford Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and allergic sensitization in children: a propensity score analysis
    Suzanne L Havstad
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Respirology 17:1068-72. 2012
  2. pmc Comparison of early-, late-, and non-participants in a school-based asthma management program for urban high school students
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Trials 12:141. 2011
  3. pmc Effect of prenatal indoor pet exposure on the trajectory of total IgE levels in early childhood
    Suzanne Havstad
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:880-885.e4. 2011
  4. pmc How accurately do young adults recall childhood pets? A validation study
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:388-92. 2009
  5. pmc Indoor pet exposure and the outcomes of total IgE and sensitization at age 18 years
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:274-9, 279.e1-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Allergic sensitization frequency and wheezing differences in early life between black and white children
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:493-9. 2012
  7. pmc Sensitization and allergic histories differ between black and white pregnant women
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:657-662.e2. 2012
  8. pmc Regulatory T cells in prenatal blood samples: variability with pet exposure and sensitization
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, 1 Ford Place, 3E, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 81:74-81. 2009
  9. pmc Relationship between childhood body mass index and young adult asthma
    Minto Porter
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:408-411.e1. 2012
  10. pmc The association of maternal prenatal IgE and eczema in offspring is restricted to non-atopic mothers
    William B Hicks
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:684-7. 2011

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  1. pmc Tobacco smoke exposure and allergic sensitization in children: a propensity score analysis
    Suzanne L Havstad
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Respirology 17:1068-72. 2012
    ..Studies have shown that this relationship differs depending on maternal history of the disease. We employed the rigour of propensity score methods to assess this relationship using data from a birth cohort...
  2. pmc Comparison of early-, late-, and non-participants in a school-based asthma management program for urban high school students
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Trials 12:141. 2011
    ..In this paper, we describe characteristics by participant status of urban teens eligible to participate in a RCT of a school-based, web-based asthma management program...
  3. pmc Effect of prenatal indoor pet exposure on the trajectory of total IgE levels in early childhood
    Suzanne Havstad
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:880-885.e4. 2011
    ..No studies have examined the effect of pet exposure in a population-based cohort by using multiple early-life measures of serum total IgE...
  4. pmc How accurately do young adults recall childhood pets? A validation study
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:388-92. 2009
    ..Findings suggest good reliability of young adult pet reporting for ages 0-6 years but that childhood pet exposure may need to be assessed separately depending on the participant's sex and the outcome of interest...
  5. pmc Indoor pet exposure and the outcomes of total IgE and sensitization at age 18 years
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:274-9, 279.e1-5. 2010
    ..Early-life exposure to household pets has been shown to be protective against allergic sensitization in childhood...
  6. doi request reprint Allergic sensitization frequency and wheezing differences in early life between black and white children
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:493-9. 2012
    ..67, 95% CI, 1.19, 6.01) were more likely to have wheezed four or more times in the last 12 months. Racial differences in sensitization at this young age may contribute to the racial difference in asthma prevalence at later ages...
  7. pmc Sensitization and allergic histories differ between black and white pregnant women
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:657-662.e2. 2012
    ..Racial differences in allergic diseases have been reported, with black subjects suffering disproportionately compared with white subjects, although such studies have been more commonly done in pediatric populations...
  8. pmc Regulatory T cells in prenatal blood samples: variability with pet exposure and sensitization
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, 1 Ford Place, 3E, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 81:74-81. 2009
    ..Gestational age at blood draw did not affect the associations. We conclude that Treg cell levels during pregnancy vary in association with both dog and cat exposure and atopic status...
  9. pmc Relationship between childhood body mass index and young adult asthma
    Minto Porter
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:408-411.e1. 2012
    ..The relationship between obesity and asthma is an area of debate...
  10. pmc The association of maternal prenatal IgE and eczema in offspring is restricted to non-atopic mothers
    William B Hicks
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:684-7. 2011
    ..2 IU/ml (9.2-13.6) among those whose children did not have a diagnosis of eczema (p-value 0.002). Maternal prenatal IgE level among women who are not sensitized to common allergens is associated with increased risk of eczema in offspring...
  11. pmc Association of early life wheeze and lung function
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:29-34. 2009
    ..The incidence of wheeze is unknown and the role of early life wheeze in subsequent health is not clearly understood...
  12. pmc Dog characteristics and allergen levels in the home
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:228-33. 2010
    ..Comprehensive analyses on the effect of household dogs on dog allergen levels in the home are lacking...
  13. pmc Analysis of allergen specific IgE cut points to cat and dog in the Childhood Allergy Study
    Carey C Linden
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:153-158.e2. 2011
    ..The application of a single allergen specific IgE (sIgE) cut point, such as 0.35 kU/L, to determine sensitization for all allergens may be suboptimal...
  14. pmc Identifying students with self-report of asthma and respiratory symptoms in an urban, high school setting
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Urban Health 84:60-9. 2007
    ..Itemized expenses are presented to facilitate modifications to reduce costs. This information may benefit providers, researchers, or administrators targeting similar populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship of dog- and cat-specific IgE and IgG4 levels to allergic symptoms on pet exposure
    Mary Burnett
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:350-3. 2013
    ..Environmental allergens may induce the generation of allergen-specific IgE (sIgE) and IgG4 (sIgG4). Some studies report an association of sIgG4 to protection against allergic symptoms after exposure to the relevant allergen...
  16. doi request reprint Racial differences in allergic sensitization: recent findings and future directions
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, 1 Ford Place, 3E, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 13:255-61. 2013
    ..Understanding the causes of the disparities could lead to interventions that would improve the health of all individuals...
  17. pmc Within-woman change in regulatory T cells from pregnancy to the postpartum period
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 88:58-65. 2011
    ..Future work to better identify the role of Treg cells in successful pregnancy would ideally include a set of well characterized women sampled serially starting prior to pregnancy and throughout the postpartum period...
  18. pmc Specific allergic sensitization in parents and their 18-year-old offspring in the Suburban Detroit Childhood Allergy Study
    Rana Tawil Misiak
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy, Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1401-6.e2. 2009
    ..Allergic sensitization is increased among offspring of sensitized parents...
  19. pmc The relationship between cord blood immunoglobulin E levels and allergy-related outcomes in young adults
    Purvee S Shah
    Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:245-51. 2011
    ..Elevated cord blood IgE may be associated with a higher risk of allergic disease...
  20. pmc Differentiating asthma phenotypes in young adults through polyclonal cytokine profiles
    Edward Zoratti
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113:25-30. 2014
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  21. pmc Studying forced expiratory volume at 1 second over menstrual segments in asthmatic and non-asthmatic women: assessing protocol feasibility
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:261. 2012
    ..e.; premenstrual, pregnancy, etc.). This pilot study sought to demonstrate the feasibility of data collection methods to investigate the effects of sex hormones on lung function in women...
  22. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding history and childhood allergic status in a prospective birth cohort
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:78-83. 2006
    ..Breastfeeding provides the best possible nutrition for newborns, but its role in the development of allergies is complex...
  23. ncbi request reprint Birth order and cord immunoglobulin E: results using a high-sensitivity immunoglobulin E protocol
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich 48202, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 145:305-12. 2008
    ..We further examined the relationship between birth order and cord blood IgE in a racially diverse birth cohort...
  24. doi request reprint Influence of cat characteristics on Fel d 1 levels in the home
    Charlotte Nicholas
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:47-50. 2008
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  25. pmc A web-based, tailored asthma management program for urban African-American high school students
    Christine L M Joseph
    Senior Staff Epidemiologist, Henry Ford Health System, Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:888-95. 2007
    ..Traditionally, urban youth are believed to be difficult to engage in health-related programs, both in terms of connecting and convincing...
  26. pmc Cytokine patterns differ seasonally between women with and without uterine leiomyomata
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 70:327-35. 2013
    ..Uterine leiomyomata are the most common reproductive tumor in women, and their cause is not known...
  27. pmc A cross-sectional analysis of pet-specific immunoglobulin E sensitization and allergic symptomatology and household pet keeping in a birth cohort population
    Jerel M Ezell
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 34:504-10. 2013
    ..049). When cat-sensitized mothers report allergic symptoms to cats, these pets may be less likely to be kept in homes. Elevated dog and cat allergen sIgE does not appear to be associated with the keeping of these pets. ..
  28. pmc Regulatory T cells vary over bleeding segments in asthmatic and non-asthmatic women
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 89:192-8. 2011
    ..A 5% increase in E1C was associated with a 2.3% increase in Treg cell percentage. A larger study of contiguous cycles to better determine within-woman cyclicity of the observed patterns is needed...
  29. pmc Transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ1) in breast milk and indicators of infant atopy in a birth cohort
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Research, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 25:257-63. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that lower levels of TGFβ(1) in the breast milk (BM) of mothers in the WHEALS birth cohort are associated with atopy at infant age 2-3 yrs...
  30. pmc Race-specific relationship of birth weight and renal function among healthy young children
    Andrea E Cassidy-Bushrow
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Henry Ford Hospital, One Ford Place, 5C, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:1317-23. 2012
    ..We examined racial differences in the relationship of birth weight and renal function among healthy young children...
  31. doi request reprint Respiratory medication prescriptions before and after bariatric surgery
    Naveen Sikka
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:326-30. 2010
    ..Increased body mass index is associated with asthma and frequent respiratory complaints. Bariatric surgery often results in rapid weight loss associated with an improved respiratory status...
  32. ncbi request reprint Economic burden associated with breast cancer recurrence: findings from a retrospective analysis of health system data
    Lois Lamerato
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48105, USA
    Cancer 106:1875-82. 2006
    ..The economics of breast cancer recurrence are poorly understood. For this retrospective cohort study, the authors evaluated the economic burden of breast cancer recurrence by using data from a large Midwestern healthcare system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of asthma intervention on children with undiagnosed asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Henry Ford Health System, Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Pediatr 146:96-104. 2005
    ..To measure the effect of an asthma intervention on the functional status and morbidity of children with undiagnosed asthma...
  34. pmc Agreement between teenager and caregiver responses to questions about teenager's asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Detroit, Michigan 48202 USA
    J Asthma 43:119-24. 2006
    ..Agreement was weak for perceived asthma control and severity. Teen-caregiver agreement on asthma depends on the type of information being sought...
  35. pmc Blood lead level and risk of asthma
    Christine L M Joseph
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:900-4. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate the need for further exploration of the complex interrelationships between race, asthma phenotype, genetic susceptibilities, and socioenvironmental exposures, including lead...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessment of mid flow rate measurements in patients undergoing methacholine challenge
    Michael R Simon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Henry Ford Health System, One Ford Place, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 27:404-10. 2006
    ..The FEF(25-75)/FVC does not provide additional information to that provided by the FEF(25-75)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of cancer in patients with suspected pancreatic malignancy without a tissue diagnosis
    David A Tessler
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Henry Ford Hospital, Gastroenterology, K 7, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Am J Surg 191:191-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictive factors for malignancy in patients undergoing surgery for suspected pancreatic cancer without a preoperative tissue diagnosis...
  38. doi request reprint Racial differences in sarcoidosis granuloma density
    Robert R Burke
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Lung 187:1-7. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The LATCH scoring system and prediction of breastfeeding duration
    Savitri P Kumar
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Hum Lact 22:391-7. 2006
    ..72). Furthermore, women who met this criterion were 1.7 times more likely to be breastfeeding at 6 weeks than women with lower scores. The LATCH assessment tool is a modest predictor of breastfeeding duration...
  40. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone therapy in a health maintenance organization before and after women's health initiative hormone trials termination
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:369-78. 2006
    ..The present study examines the impact of both sets of results on menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) prescription patterns, as well as the characteristics of women who did and did not change their MHT behavior after publication of results...
  41. pmc Exemplary data set sample size calculation for Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney tests
    George Divine
    Department of Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202 3450, USA
    Stat Med 29:108-15. 2010
    ..Finally, we note the general utility of the exemplary data set approach for sample size estimation, even in other situations where closed-form sample size formulae exist...
  42. ncbi request reprint Kinematics of the ACL-deficient canine knee during gait: serial changes over two years
    Scott Tashman
    Motion Analysis Section, Bone and Joint Center, Henry Ford Health System, ER2015, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Orthop Res 22:931-41. 2004
    ..The relationships between these complex mechanical alterations and the rate of OA development/progression are currently under investigation...