Marianne M Hillemeier

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Quality disparities in child care for at-risk children: comparing Head Start and non-Head Start settings
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:180-8. 2013
  2. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:186-98. 2009
  3. pmc Racial differences in parental reports of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder behaviors
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Prevention Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:353-61. 2007
  4. pmc Mental health status among rural women of reproductive age: findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1271-9. 2008
  5. pmc Transition to overweight or obesity among women of reproductive age
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:703-10. 2011
  6. pmc Improving women's preconceptional health: findings from a randomized trial of the Strong Healthy Women intervention in the Central Pennsylvania women's health study
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Health and Human Development, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:S87-96. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Individual and community predictors of preterm birth and low birthweight along the rural-urban continuum in central Pennsylvania
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Rural Health 23:42-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban children with asthma: are school health services meeting their needs?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 116 Henderson, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1097-103. 2006
  9. pmc Perinatal and socioeconomic risk factors for variable and persistent cognitive delay at 24 and 48 months of age in a national sample
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 504S Ford Building, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1001-10. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Communication and education about asthma in rural and urban schools
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:198-203. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Racial Disparities in School and Mental Health Services
    Marianne Hillemeier; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Quality disparities in child care for at-risk children: comparing Head Start and non-Head Start settings
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:180-8. 2013
    ..Quality disadvantages in Head Start family day care settings are worrisome and warrant investigation...
  2. pmc Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:186-98. 2009
    ..Further investigation of processes whereby social disadvantage adversely affects development prior to 24 months is needed...
  3. pmc Racial differences in parental reports of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder behaviors
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Prevention Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:353-61. 2007
    ..This study examines differences among African American and white children in ADHD measurement with a widely used parental report instrument, the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC)...
  4. pmc Mental health status among rural women of reproductive age: findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1271-9. 2008
    ..We sought to examine variables associated with mental health among rural women of reproductive age, with particular attention given to rural area type and farm residence...
  5. pmc Transition to overweight or obesity among women of reproductive age
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:703-10. 2011
    ..This study identifies factors associated with transition in body mass index (BMI) category to overweight or obesity status over a 2-year period among women of reproductive age...
  6. pmc Improving women's preconceptional health: findings from a randomized trial of the Strong Healthy Women intervention in the Central Pennsylvania women's health study
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Health and Human Development, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:S87-96. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Individual and community predictors of preterm birth and low birthweight along the rural-urban continuum in central Pennsylvania
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Rural Health 23:42-8. 2007
    ..Although 20% of all births nationally are to rural women, relatively little attention has been paid to pregnancy outcomes in rural areas relative to more urbanized areas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban children with asthma: are school health services meeting their needs?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 116 Henderson, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1097-103. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify asthma policies and practices in rural and urban school settings and to compare them with current National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recommendations...
  9. pmc Perinatal and socioeconomic risk factors for variable and persistent cognitive delay at 24 and 48 months of age in a national sample
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 504S Ford Building, University Park, PA, 16802, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:1001-10. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Communication and education about asthma in rural and urban schools
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:198-203. 2006
    ..To assess the quality of communication and education about asthma in Pennsylvania public schools...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mental health services provided through the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health: do they reach rural women?
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:224-9. 2005
    ..We conclude that although they have not done so to date, the CoEs would be good sites in which to develop and test mental health outreach services for rural women...
  12. pmc Relative or absolute standards for child poverty: a state-level analysis of infant and child mortality
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:652-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the associations of state-referenced and federal poverty measures with states' infant and child mortality rates...
  13. pmc Improving women's preconceptional health: long-term effects of the Strong Healthy Women behavior change intervention in the central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study
    Carol S Weisman
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Womens Health Issues 21:265-71. 2011
    ..over the 12-month follow-up period; 2) did the intervention impact weight and BMI over the 12-month follow-up period; and 3) did the intervention impact pregnancy weight gain for those who gave birth during the follow-up period?..
  14. pmc Women's perceived control of their birth outcomes in the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study: implications for the use of preconception care
    Carol S Weisman
    Pennsylvania State University Collage of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:17-25. 2008
    ..The overall hypothesis is that internal control of birth outcomes is a function of prior pregnancy experiences, current health status and stress levels, access to health care, and sociodemographics...
  15. pmc Preconception predictors of weight gain during pregnancy: prospective findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study
    Carol S Weisman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:126-32. 2010
    ..We examined preconception (prepregnancy) predictors of pregnancy weight gain and weight gain that exceeds the 2009 Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations based on pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), in a prospective study...
  16. pmc Women's preconceptional health and use of health services: implications for preconception care
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 116 Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:54-75. 2008
    ..To improve understanding of women's use of health care before pregnancy, by analyzing how the health status and health risks of pre- and interconceptional women are associated with health services use...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preconceptional health: risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes by reproductive life stage in the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS)
    Carol S Weisman
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, 17033, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:216-24. 2006
    ..Older preconceptional women were more likely to have chronic conditions (hypertension, high cholesterol) than younger preconceptional women. Results suggest how interventions could be tailored to women's reproductive stages...
  18. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis from kindergarten to eighth grade
    Paul L Morgan
    Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Pediatrics 132:85-93. 2013
    ..We examined the over-time dynamics of race/ethnic disparities in diagnosis from kindergarten to eighth grade and disparities in treatment in fifth and eighth grade...
  19. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in symptom severity among children hospitalized with asthma
    Yu Bai
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 116 Henderson, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:54-61. 2007
    ..The relationship between symptom severity at presentation in the emergency department and access to and utilization of appropriate ambulatory care services for children with asthma warrants further investigation...
  20. pmc Preconception predictors of birth outcomes: prospective findings from the central Pennsylvania women's health study
    Carol S Weisman
    College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, 600 Centerview Drive, A210, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:829-35. 2011
    ..To examine maternal pre-pregnancy (preconception) predictors of birthweight and fetal growth for singleton live births occurring over a 2-year period in a prospective study...
  21. pmc Design of the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS) strong healthy women intervention: improving preconceptional health
    Danielle Symons Downs
    Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University, 267 N Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802 5701, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:18-28. 2009
    ..This intervention protocol may offer researchers and healthcare professionals a framework for designing other programs aiming to improve women's preconceptional health...
  22. doi request reprint Participant recruitment to a randomized trial of a community-based behavioral intervention for pre- and interconceptional women findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study
    Diana L Velott
    Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:217-24. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Obesity disparities among elementary-aged children: data from school-based BMI surveillance
    Lisa Bailey-Davis
    Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA
    Pediatrics 130:1102-9. 2012
    ..To examine 3-year trends and spatial clustering in the prevalence of obesity among elementary-aged children in Pennsylvania...
  24. doi request reprint Pregnancy intentions and folic acid supplementation exemplars: findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study
    Roxanne Parrott
    Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Health Commun 14:366-83. 2009
    ..Implications for strategic communication are considered...
  25. pmc Measuring contextual characteristics for community health
    Marianne M Hillemeier
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802 6500, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1645-717. 2003
    ..To conceptualize and measure community contextual influences on population health and health disparities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vaginal douching and intimate partner violence: is there an association?
    Carol S Weisman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:310-5. 2007
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that vaginal douching among women of reproductive age is associated with exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  27. pmc Primary care physicians' perceptions of barriers to preventive reproductive health care in rural communities
    Cynthia H Chuang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 44:78-83. 2012
    ..Women residing in rural areas are less likely than urban women to receive preventive reproductive health care, but reasons for this disparity remain largely unexplored...
  28. pmc White infant mortality in Appalachian states, 1976-1980 and 1996-2000: changing patterns and persistent disparities
    Nengliang Yao
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Health Policy and Administration, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Rural Health 28:174-82. 2012
    ..This study explores spatial inequalities in white infant mortality rates over time in the 13 Appalachian states, comparing counties in Appalachia with non-Appalachian counties...
  29. pmc Effect of health care system distrust on breast and cervical cancer screening in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Tse Chuan Yang
    Population Research Institute at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1297-305. 2011
    ..We investigated whether health care system distrust is a barrier to breast and cervical cancer screening and whether different dimensions of distrust-values and competence-have different impacts on cancer screening...
  30. ncbi request reprint Life course socioeconomic conditions and adult psychosocial functioning
    Sam Harper
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 31:395-403. 2002
    ..We evaluated the effect of socioeconomic conditions over the life course on measures of psychosocial functioning in adulthood...
  31. ncbi request reprint Perinatal disparities for black mothers and their newborns
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State University College of Medicine, Pediatrics, H085, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:452-60. 2008
    ..We sought to determine disparities in socioeconomic status, perinatal health, and perinatal healthcare for black mothers and their newborns cared for in well-baby nurseries compared with white mother/baby pairs in Pennsylvania...
  32. pmc Radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer patients in an underserved region
    Nengliang Yao
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1433-49. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) in Kentucky...
  33. doi request reprint School nurse communication effectiveness with physicians and satisfaction with school health services
    Julie E Volkman
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:310-8. 2008
    ..Effective communication with physicians was found to be a salient issue influencing satisfaction with school health services, suggesting the importance of stressing communication as well as leadership skills in school nurse education...
  34. pmc Risk factors for learning-related behavior problems at 24 months of age: population-based estimates
    Paul L Morgan
    Department of Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Special Education, The Pennsylvania State University, 211 CEDAR Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 37:401-13. 2009
    ..This study helps provide population-based estimates of children's risk for learning-related behavior problems while at an age when early interventions are most effective...
  35. pmc Coordination between child welfare agencies and mental health service providers, children's service use, and outcomes
    Yu Bai
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 604 Ford Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:372-81. 2009
    ..This study investigates whether IORs are associated with greater use of mental health services and improvement in mental health status for children served by the child welfare system...
  36. pmc The relationship between pregnancy intention and preconception health behaviors
    Cynthia H Chuang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Prev Med 53:85-8. 2011
    ..To describe smoking, heavy drinking, and folic acid supplementation in preconception women and determine if the likelihood of healthy preconception behaviors differs by whether and when women intend future pregnancy...
  37. pmc Predicting pregnancy from pregnancy intentions: prospective findings from the Central Pennsylvania Womens's Heath Study (CePAWHS)
    Cynthia H Chuang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:159-66. 2009
    ..We examined whether adult women's intention for future pregnancy predicted actual pregnancies occurring in a 2-year follow-up study...
  38. pmc Pregnancy intention and health behaviors: results from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study cohort
    Cynthia H Chuang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Drive, A210, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:501-10. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine whether intention for future pregnancy affects selected preconception health behaviors that may impact pregnancy outcomes...
  39. pmc Breast cancer mortality in Appalachia: reversing patterns of disparity over time
    Nengliang Yao
    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Health Policy and Administration, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 23:715-25. 2012
    ..Lower levels of education, physician density, and percent White in the population were also associated with smaller reductions in breast cancer mortality...
  40. doi request reprint Development and validation of a scale measuring satisfaction with maternal and newborn health care following childbirth
    Fabian T Camacho
    Division of Health Services Research, Penn State College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:997-1007. 2012
    ..This tool will be useful in studies assessing quality of care and the outcomes of postpartum health care interventions, and it is the first tool to focus on care for the mother-baby unit...
  41. pmc Weight status in Chinese children: maternal perceptions and child self-assessments
    Neng Liang Yao
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    World J Pediatr 8:129-35. 2012
    ..S. and elsewhere. Using population-based data from nine provinces of China, we analyzed the accuracy of maternal perceptions and children's self-assessments of weight status...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health status, health conditions, and health behaviors among Amish women. Results from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS)
    Kirk Miller
    Department of Biology, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:162-71. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that these outcomes may be due to higher levels of social support and better preconceptional behavior among Amish women...

Research Grants1

  1. Racial Disparities in School and Mental Health Services
    Marianne Hillemeier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....