Elizabeth A Howell

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An intervention to extend breastfeeding among black and Latina mothers after delivery
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:239.e1-5. 2014
  2. doi request reprint An intervention to reduce postpartum depressive symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY, 10029 6574, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:57-63. 2014
  3. pmc Paradoxical trends and racial differences in obstetric quality and neonatal and maternal mortality
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1201-8. 2013
  4. pmc Reducing postpartum depressive symptoms among black and Latina mothers: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:942-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Do women prefer female obstetricians?
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:1031-5. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Modifiable factors associated with changes in postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Policy and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:113-20. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Lack of preparation, physical health after childbirth, and early postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    1 Departments of Health Evidence and Policy and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:703-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint When does a difference become a disparity? Conceptualizing racial and ethnic disparities in health
    Paul L Hebert
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:374-82. 2008
  9. pmc Social support during the postpartum period: mothers' views on needs, expectations, and mobilization of support
    Rennie Negron
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:616-23. 2013
  10. pmc Racial disparities in the treatment of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Departments of Health Evidence and Policy, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1025-32. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint An intervention to extend breastfeeding among black and Latina mothers after delivery
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:239.e1-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare breastfeeding duration in mothers after delivery who were assigned randomly to a behavioral educational intervention vs enhanced usual care...
  2. doi request reprint An intervention to reduce postpartum depressive symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY, 10029 6574, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 17:57-63. 2014
    ..0 vs. 5.6 %, p = 0.83), 3 months (5.1 vs. 6.5 %, p = 0.53), and 6 months (3.6 vs. 4.6 %, p = 0.53). ..
  3. pmc Paradoxical trends and racial differences in obstetric quality and neonatal and maternal mortality
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1201-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate trends by race in Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality obstetric-related quality and safety indicators and their relationships to trends in inpatient maternal and neonatal mortality...
  4. pmc Reducing postpartum depressive symptoms among black and Latina mothers: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:942-9. 2012
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of a behavioral educational intervention to reduce postpartum depressive symptoms among minority mothers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do women prefer female obstetricians?
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:1031-5. 2002
    ..To investigate gender preferences for obstetricians in a hospital setting and to examine its relationship to patient satisfaction...
  6. doi request reprint Modifiable factors associated with changes in postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Policy and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:113-20. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Lack of preparation, physical health after childbirth, and early postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    1 Departments of Health Evidence and Policy and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:703-8. 2010
    ..We investigated whether lack of preparation for the postpartum experience and physical health after uncomplicated childbirth were associated with early postpartum depressive symptoms...
  8. doi request reprint When does a difference become a disparity? Conceptualizing racial and ethnic disparities in health
    Paul L Hebert
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:374-82. 2008
    ..The degree to which one sees environmental factors and social context as shaping choices has important implications for the measurement of disparities and ultimately for directing efforts to eliminate them...
  9. pmc Social support during the postpartum period: mothers' views on needs, expectations, and mobilization of support
    Rennie Negron
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:616-23. 2013
    ..Future postpartum depression prevention efforts should integrate a strong focus on social support...
  10. pmc Racial disparities in the treatment of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Departments of Health Evidence and Policy, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1025-32. 2013
    ..To examine whether treatment with guideline-recommended care (surgery and chemotherapy) is associated with mortality differences between black and white women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in factors associated with early postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1442-50. 2005
    ..To explore whether racial differences in early postpartum experience (such as mother's health status and social context) might account for racial differences in reported postpartum depressive symptoms...
  12. doi request reprint Black/white differences in very low birth weight neonatal mortality rates among New York City hospitals
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e407-15. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether differences in the hospitals at which black and white infants are born contribute to black/white disparities in very low birth weight neonatal mortality rates in New York City...
  13. doi request reprint Lack of patient preparation for the postpartum period and patients' satisfaction with their obstetric clinicians
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:284-9. 2010
    ..To assess whether lack of patient preparation for common physical and emotional postpartum symptoms is associated with patient satisfaction with obstetric clinicians...
  14. pmc Correlates of early postpartum depressive symptoms
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, New York 10029, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:149-57. 2006
    ..Little research has examined the impact of situational factors such as physical symptom burden and function on early postpartum depressive symptoms...
  15. doi request reprint Racial disparities in infant mortality: a quality of care perspective
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Policy and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:31-5. 2008
    ..In this article, we recommend a new framework for addressing infant mortality disparities. We suggest that a quality of care problem may partially underlie racial disparities in infant mortality rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obstetric patient satisfaction: asking patients what they like
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:175-82. 2004
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Approaching NIH guideline recommended care for maternal-infant health: clinical failures to use recommended antenatal corticosteroids
    Elizabeth A Howell
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York City, Box 1077, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:430-6. 2010
    ..Antenatal steroids were under-utilized in our sample. If our results our generalizable, opportunities for quality improvement in the antenatal management of mothers in preterm labor exist...
  18. doi request reprint Views of women and clinicians on postpartum preparation and recovery
    Anika Martin
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1077, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:707-13. 2014
    ....
  19. pmc Availability of over-the-counter emergency contraception in 2 disparate New York City neighborhoods
    Katherine Legare
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e45-7. 2012
    ..71). Average cost of medication was less in East Harlem than in the Upper East Side ($45.16 vs $51.64; P < .001). Efforts should accentuate overcoming cost and knowledge barriers associated with the use of emergency contraception...
  20. doi request reprint Overuse of health care services in the United States: an understudied problem
    Deborah Korenstein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:171-8. 2012
    ..We performed an extensive search for studies of overuse of therapeutic procedures, diagnostic tests, and medications in the United States and describe the state of the literature...