Katherine Kaufer Christoffel

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Early origins of child obesity: bridging disciplines and phases of development -- September 30--October 1, 2010
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Center on Obesity Management and Prevention, Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Research Center, 2300 Children s Plaza, P O Box 157, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1227-62. 2012
  2. pmc Identification of contrastive and comparable school neighborhoods for childhood obesity and physical activity research
    Xingyou Zhang
    The Robert Graham Centre for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, American Academy of Physicians, 1350 Conneticut Avenue, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:14. 2006
  3. pmc Firearm injuries: epidemic then, endemic now
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Children s Memorial Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics, Fein berg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:626-9. 2007
  4. pmc Guns in the world: old news and new news
    K K Christoffel
    Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg Medical School at Northwestern University and Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research
    Inj Prev 8:177-80. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Standardized outcomes measurements in emergency medical services for children research
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School and the Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, Ill 60614, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:315-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Gun injury prevention comes of age
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Department of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg Medical School, Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma 53:213-8. 2002
  7. pmc Prediabetes is not all about obesity: association between plasma leptin and prediabetes in lean rural Chinese adults
    Guoying Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:243-9. 2010
  8. pmc C-reactive protein in adolescent twins: patterns and relationship to adiposity
    Guoying Wang
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital and Children s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3226-33. 2011
  9. pmc Short sleep duration is associated with insulin resistance independent of adiposity in Chinese adult twins
    Rong Liu
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital and Children s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep Med 12:914-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Clinicians' description of factors influencing their reporting of suspected child abuse: report of the Child Abuse Reporting Experience Study Research Group
    Rise Jones
    Evaluation Solutions, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 122:259-66. 2008

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  1. pmc Early origins of child obesity: bridging disciplines and phases of development -- September 30--October 1, 2010
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Center on Obesity Management and Prevention, Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Research Center, 2300 Children s Plaza, P O Box 157, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1227-62. 2012
    ..On the final day, workshops fostered the discussion needed to identify the highest priority research topics related to linking varied early factor domains. These are presented for use in planning future research and research funding...
  2. pmc Identification of contrastive and comparable school neighborhoods for childhood obesity and physical activity research
    Xingyou Zhang
    The Robert Graham Centre for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, American Academy of Physicians, 1350 Conneticut Avenue, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 5:14. 2006
    ..CONCLUSION: The combination of GIS and cluster analysis makes it possible to objectively characterize urban neighborhoods and to select comparable and/or contrasting neighborhoods for community-based health studies...
  3. pmc Firearm injuries: epidemic then, endemic now
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Children s Memorial Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics, Fein berg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:626-9. 2007
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  4. pmc Guns in the world: old news and new news
    K K Christoffel
    Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg Medical School at Northwestern University and Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research
    Inj Prev 8:177-80. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Standardized outcomes measurements in emergency medical services for children research
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School and the Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, Ill 60614, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:315-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Gun injury prevention comes of age
    Katherine Kaufer Christoffel
    Department of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg Medical School, Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Trauma 53:213-8. 2002
  7. pmc Prediabetes is not all about obesity: association between plasma leptin and prediabetes in lean rural Chinese adults
    Guoying Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:243-9. 2010
    ..This study investigated the associations of plasma leptin levels with insulin resistance (IR) and prediabetes in relatively lean, rural Chinese men and women...
  8. pmc C-reactive protein in adolescent twins: patterns and relationship to adiposity
    Guoying Wang
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital and Children s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3226-33. 2011
    ..Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of cardiovascular risk in adults. Patterns and determinants of CRP in adolescents have not been well described...
  9. pmc Short sleep duration is associated with insulin resistance independent of adiposity in Chinese adult twins
    Rong Liu
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital and Children s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Sleep Med 12:914-9. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between sleep duration and insulin resistance in rural Chinese adults and examine whether any such associations are independent of adiposity...
  10. doi request reprint Clinicians' description of factors influencing their reporting of suspected child abuse: report of the Child Abuse Reporting Experience Study Research Group
    Rise Jones
    Evaluation Solutions, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 122:259-66. 2008
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  11. pmc Risk factors for overweight in five- to six-year-old Hispanic-American children: a pilot study
    Adolfo J Ariza
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Hospital, 157, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Urban Health 81:150-61. 2004
    ..These data should be considered when designing future studies in this population...
  12. doi request reprint Association of surrogate and direct measures of adiposity with risk of metabolic syndrome in rural Chinese women
    Fengxiu Ouyang
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children s Memorial Hospital and Children s Memorial Research Center, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Eur J Nutr 48:323-32. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that direct measures of adiposity may help develop further insight into the link between obesity and MS, thus more accurately identifying individuals at high risk for MS...
  13. pmc Adiposity is inversely related to insulin sensitivity in relatively lean Chinese adolescents: a population-based twin study
    Fengxiu Ouyang
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:662-71. 2010
    ..Adolescence is a critical period for rising adiposity and falling insulin sensitivity (IS), but the independent relation between adiposity and IS remains understudied...
  14. pmc Evaluating computer capabilities in a primary care practice-based research network
    Adolfo J Ariza
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:418-20. 2004
    ..We wanted to assess computer capabilities in a primary care practice-based research network and to understand how receptive the practices were to new ideas for automation of practice activities and research...
  15. doi request reprint Next steps in obesity prevention: altering early life systems to support healthy parents, infants, and toddlers
    Philip R Nader
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Child Obes 8:195-204. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the injury prevention project home safety survey
    Maryann Mason
    Child Health Data Lab, Children s Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:759-65. 2007
    ..To evaluate reliability and validity of The Injury Prevention Project Safety Survey (TIPP-SS) of the American Academy of Pediatrics in measuring injury prevention practices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and risk of overweight among 3- to 5-year-old Chicago children, 2002-2003
    Maryann Mason
    Center on Obesity Management and Prevention, Children s Memorial Research Center
    J Sch Health 76:104-10. 2006
    ..The findings also make it plain that ongoing weight status monitoring is needed and that current plans to implement this should go forward...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence of obesity among children and/or grandchildren of adult bariatric surgery patients
    Jean J Bao
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Obes Surg 19:833-9. 2009
    ..Childhood obesity is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in later life. This study examined the prevalence of obesity among children and grandchildren (< or =12 years of age) of adult bariatric surgery patients...
  19. pmc Are medical societies developing a standard for gun injury prevention?
    M M Longjohn
    Mary Ann and J Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program, The Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, IL, USA
    Inj Prev 10:169-73. 2004
    ..Following heightened gun violence in the 1990s, many medical societies in the United States adopted policies on the topic...
  20. ncbi request reprint The contribution of prone sleeping position to the racial disparity in sudden infant death syndrome: the Chicago Infant Mortality Study
    Fern R Hauck
    Department of Family Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 110:772-80. 2002
    ..Little is known, however, about the relationship between prone sleeping, other sleep environment factors, and the risk of SIDS in the United States and how differences in risk factors may account for disparities in mortality...
  21. ncbi request reprint Firearm-related death and injury among children and adolescents
    Lois A Fingerhut
    Northwestern University, Children s Memorial Institute for Education and Research, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Future Child 12:24-37. 2002
    ..They also recommend improved data systems to track firearm injury and death, so that researchers can better analyze these incidents and evaluate intervention strategies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician characteristics associated with child abuse identification and reporting: results from a national survey of pediatricians
    Emalee G Flaherty
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Child Maltreat 11:361-9. 2006
    ..Future efforts to improve medical intervention in child abuse should focus on physician attitudes and experience, as well as cognitive factors...