Melanie Besculides

Summary

Affiliation: Mathematica Policy Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Unintended pregnancy among the urban poor
    Melanie Besculides
    Office of Family Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 81:340-8. 2004
  2. pmc Evaluation of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection, New York City
    Melanie Besculides
    Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:105. 2005
  3. pmc Identifying best practices for WISEWOMAN programs using a mixed-methods evaluation
    Melanie Besculides
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 801, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A07. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Best practices in implementing lifestyle interventions in the WISEWOMAN program: adaptable strategies for public health programs
    Melanie Besculides
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Princeton, NJ 08543 2393, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:322-8. 2008
  5. pmc Increasing breastfeeding rates in New York City, 1980-2000
    Melanie Besculides
    Office of Family Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
    J Urban Health 82:198-206. 2005
  6. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal mortality: applying the perinatal periods of risk model to identify areas for intervention
    Melanie Besculides
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1128-32. 2005
  7. pmc Tools for developing, implementing, and evaluating state policy
    Bernadette Ford Lattimore
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 47, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A58. 2008

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Publications7

  1. pmc Unintended pregnancy among the urban poor
    Melanie Besculides
    Office of Family Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 81:340-8. 2004
    ..Unintended pregnancy interventions should be tailored for the urban poor and target unmarried, young women...
  2. pmc Evaluation of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection, New York City
    Melanie Besculides
    Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:105. 2005
    ..This paper describes an evaluation of the utility of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection in New York City (NYC)...
  3. pmc Identifying best practices for WISEWOMAN programs using a mixed-methods evaluation
    Melanie Besculides
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, 955 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 801, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A07. 2006
    ..We describe an evaluation that identifies best practices in implementing lifestyle interventions in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's WISEWOMAN program and discuss our lessons learned in using the approach...
  4. doi request reprint Best practices in implementing lifestyle interventions in the WISEWOMAN program: adaptable strategies for public health programs
    Melanie Besculides
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, Princeton, NJ 08543 2393, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:322-8. 2008
    ..Describe best practices for implementing a variety of lifestyle interventions targeting cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  5. pmc Increasing breastfeeding rates in New York City, 1980-2000
    Melanie Besculides
    Office of Family Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
    J Urban Health 82:198-206. 2005
    ..However, there is much progress to be made, and continued efforts are vital to maintain current gains in breastfeeding, improve the rates further, and prolong the duration of breastfeeding...
  6. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal mortality: applying the perinatal periods of risk model to identify areas for intervention
    Melanie Besculides
    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1128-32. 2005
    ..To determine the feto-infant mortality rate for New York City, assess racial/ethnic variations and identify areas for intervention using the Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) approach...
  7. pmc Tools for developing, implementing, and evaluating state policy
    Bernadette Ford Lattimore
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 47, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A58. 2008
    ..We also highlight lessons learned in developing these tools and ways that states can use the tools in their policy and program planning...