Rachel C Vreeman

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of school-based interventions to prevent bullying
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, 699 West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:78-88. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Cognitive interviewing for cross-cultural adaptation of pediatric antiretroviral therapy adherence measurement items
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Behav Med 21:186-96. 2014
  3. pmc Harnessing the power of the grassroots to conduct public health research in sub-Saharan Africa: a case study from western Kenya in the adaptation of community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches
    Allan Kamanda
    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 13:91. 2013
  4. pmc Disclosure of HIV status to children in resource-limited settings: a systematic review
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18466. 2013
  5. pmc Community perspectives on research consent involving vulnerable children in Western Kenya
    Rachel Vreeman
    Indiana University, 107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 7000, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 7:44-55. 2012
  6. pmc A qualitative study using traditional community assemblies to investigate community perspectives on informed consent and research participation in western Kenya
    Rachel Vreeman
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Room 5900, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 13:23. 2012
  7. pmc Assessment of the face validity of two pain scales in Kenya: a validation study using cognitive interviewing
    Kristin Tl Huang
    USAID Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare AMPATH, P, O, Box 4806, Eldoret, Kenya
    BMC Palliat Care 11:5. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Compliance with guidelines for ADHD: a pilot study of an evaluation tool
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Division of Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Pediatr 149:568-71. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The perceived impact of disclosure of pediatric HIV status on pediatric antiretroviral therapy adherence, child well-being, and social relationships in a resource-limited setting
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Diabetes Translational Research Center, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:639-49. 2010
  10. pmc Acceptance of HIV testing for children ages 18 months to 13 years identified through voluntary, home-based HIV counseling and testing in western Kenya
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:e3-10. 2010

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of school-based interventions to prevent bullying
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, 699 West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:78-88. 2007
    ..To conduct a systematic review of rigorously evaluated school-based interventions to decrease bullying...
  2. doi request reprint Cognitive interviewing for cross-cultural adaptation of pediatric antiretroviral therapy adherence measurement items
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Int J Behav Med 21:186-96. 2014
    ..Access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV treatment has dramatically increased in resource-limited settings in recent years and allows more HIV-infected children to survive into adolescence and adulthood...
  3. pmc Harnessing the power of the grassroots to conduct public health research in sub-Saharan Africa: a case study from western Kenya in the adaptation of community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches
    Allan Kamanda
    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 13:91. 2013
    ..This paper will describe how CBPR approaches and principles can be incorporated and adapted into the study design and methods of a longitudinal epidemiological study in sub-Saharan Africa using this project as an example...
  4. pmc Disclosure of HIV status to children in resource-limited settings: a systematic review
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18466. 2013
    ..Informing children of their own HIV status is an important aspect of long-term disease management, yet there is little evidence of how and when this type of disclosure takes place in resource-limited settings and its impact...
  5. pmc Community perspectives on research consent involving vulnerable children in Western Kenya
    Rachel Vreeman
    Indiana University, 107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 7000, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 7:44-55. 2012
    ..Community members believed research involving orphans and street children could benefit these vulnerable populations, but would require special processes for consent...
  6. pmc A qualitative study using traditional community assemblies to investigate community perspectives on informed consent and research participation in western Kenya
    Rachel Vreeman
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Room 5900, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 13:23. 2012
    ..Our goal was to inform ethical research practice in a biomedical research setting in western Kenya and similar resource-limited settings...
  7. pmc Assessment of the face validity of two pain scales in Kenya: a validation study using cognitive interviewing
    Kristin Tl Huang
    USAID Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare AMPATH, P, O, Box 4806, Eldoret, Kenya
    BMC Palliat Care 11:5. 2012
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  8. ncbi request reprint Compliance with guidelines for ADHD: a pilot study of an evaluation tool
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Division of Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Pediatr 149:568-71. 2006
    ..81. Pilot testing for 57 children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder showed only 12% documented full compliance with assessment guidelines and 44% with treatment guidelines...
  9. doi request reprint The perceived impact of disclosure of pediatric HIV status on pediatric antiretroviral therapy adherence, child well-being, and social relationships in a resource-limited setting
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Diabetes Translational Research Center, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:639-49. 2010
    ..Assessing caregivers' views of disclosure is important to understanding and monitoring pediatric ART...
  10. pmc Acceptance of HIV testing for children ages 18 months to 13 years identified through voluntary, home-based HIV counseling and testing in western Kenya
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:e3-10. 2010
    ..Home-based voluntary counseling and testing (HCT) presents a novel approach to early diagnosis. We sought to describe uptake of pediatric HIV testing, associated factors, and HIV prevalence among children offered HCT in Kenya...
  11. doi request reprint Factors sustaining pediatric adherence to antiretroviral therapy in western Kenya
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Health Services Research, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:1716-29. 2009
    ..Child care, including sustained ART adherence, depends on interacting cultural and environmental determinants at the levels of the individual child, parent/caregiver, household, community, health care system, and society...
  12. doi request reprint Pediatric assent for a study of antiretroviral therapy dosing for children in Western Kenya: a case study in international research collaboration
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 4:3-16. 2009
    ..Finally, we propose a way forward for approaching pediatric assent within our collaborative research program in Kenya that may apply to other multinational research partnerships...
  13. pmc Impact of the Kenya post-election crisis on clinic attendance and medication adherence for HIV-infected children in western Kenya
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Confl Health 3:5. 2009
    ..However, unique program strengths may have minimized these disruptions...
  14. doi request reprint Association of antiretroviral and clinic adherence with orphan status among HIV-infected children in Western Kenya
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:163-70. 2008
    ..Pediatric adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is not well studied in resource-limited settings. Reported ART adherence may be influenced by contextual factors, such as orphan status...
  15. pmc Medical myths
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BMJ 335:1288-9. 2007
  16. doi request reprint The effects of antiemetics for children with vomiting due to acute, moderate gastroenteritis
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 W 10th St, HITS 1020, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:866-9. 2008
  17. doi request reprint A systematic review of pediatric adherence to antiretroviral therapy in low- and middle-income countries
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:686-91. 2008
    ..Sustaining antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence requires accurate, consistent monitoring, a particular challenge for low-income countries. The optimal strategy to measure pediatric adherence remains unclear...
  18. pmc Nutritional status of orphaned and separated children and adolescents living in community and institutional environments in uasin gishu county, kenya
    Paula Braitstein
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e70054. 2013
    ..To describe the nutritional status of orphaned and separated children and adolescents (OSCA) living in households in the community (HH), on the street, and those in institutional environments in western Kenya...
  19. doi request reprint Long-term impact of the Kenya postelection crisis on clinic attendance and medication adherence for HIV-infected children in western Kenya
    Rachel B Yoder
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:199-206. 2012
    ..Kenya experienced a political and humanitarian crisis after presidential elections on December 27, 2007. We sought to describe both the immediate and long-term impact of this conflict for HIV-infected children in western Kenya...
  20. doi request reprint The vulnerabilities of orphaned children participating in research: a critical review and factors for consideration for participation in biomedical and behavioral research
    Rachel T Thompson
    Indiana University, IN, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 7:56-66. 2012
    ..By carefully considering each issue in a population in a culturally specific and study-specific manner, researchers can make valuable contributions to the overall health and well-being of this uniquely vulnerable population...
  21. doi request reprint HIV testing uptake and prevalence among adolescents and adults in a large home-based HIV testing program in Western Kenya
    Juddy Wachira
    USAID Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare AMPATHPlus Partnership, Eldoret, Kenya Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, IN and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e58-66. 2014
    ..To describe HIV testing uptake and prevalence among adolescents and adults in a home-based HIV counseling and testing program in western Kenya...
  22. doi request reprint Computer-generated reminders and quality of pediatric HIV care in a resource-limited setting
    Martin C Were
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46254, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e789-96. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of clinician-targeted computer-generated reminders on compliance with HIV care guidelines in a resource-limited setting...
  23. pmc A systematic review of clinical diagnostic systems used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in children
    Emily C Pearce
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    AIDS Res Treat 2012:401896. 2012
    ..Estimates of sensitivity and specificity vary widely, especially in populations with high HIV co-infection...
  24. doi request reprint A Cross-Sectional Study of Disclosure of HIV Status to Children and Adolescents in Western Kenya
    Rachel C Vreeman
    Children s Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America USAID Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare AMPATH, Eldoret, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 9:e86616. 2014
    ..This study aimed to describe the prevalence of disclosure and associated factors among a cohort of HIV-infected children and adolescents in Kenya...
  25. pmc "Wamepotea" (they have become lost): outcomes of HIV-positive and HIV-exposed children lost to follow-up from a large HIV treatment program in western Kenya
    Paula Braitstein
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e40-6. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the vital status and reasons for children becoming loss to follow-up (LTFU) from a large program in western Kenya...
  26. pmc Current strategies for improving access and adherence to antiretroviral therapies in resource-limited settings
    Michael L Scanlon
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA USAID, Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare AMPATH Partnership, Eldoret, Kenya
    HIV AIDS (Auckl) 5:1-17. 2013
    ..Findings from this review make a compelling case for more data to guide strategies to improve access and adherence to treatment in resource-limited settings...
  27. doi request reprint Estimating the weight of children in Kenya: do the Broselow tape and age-based formulas measure up?
    Darlene R House
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:1-8. 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to determine the validity of a height-based estimate, the Broselow tape, compared with age-based estimations among pediatric patients in Western Kenya...
  28. ncbi request reprint To what extent do educational interventions impact medical trainees' attitudes and behaviors regarding industry-trainee and industry-physician relationships?
    Aaron E Carroll
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1528-35. 2007
    ..Recently, academic medical centers have been asked to take the lead in voluntarily instituting more stringent regulations regarding pharmaceutical industry interactions not only with physicians but also with medical trainees...