Kristen A Feemster
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Validation of a Pediatric Primary Care Network in a US Metropolitan Region as a Community-Based Infectious Disease Surveillance SystemKristen A Feemster
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2011:219859. 2011..Observed population rates of an infectious disease did not significantly differ suggesting that the network can potentially provide valid disease estimates for the community population...
- Overview: special focus vaccine acceptanceKristen A Feemster
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA USA
Hum Vaccin Immunother 9:1752-4. 2013..Disparities may be due to vaccine supply, poor infrastructure, or low prioritization of vaccines for public health spending. However, another crucial contributor to the success of vaccination programs is vaccine acceptance. ..
- Health care worker exposures to pertussis: missed opportunities for preventionDanica E Kuncio
MSHP, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North, 3535 Market Street, Room 1511, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Pediatrics 133:15-21. 2014..This cross-sectional study describes the epidemiology of occupational exposures to pertussis and identifies factors that may inform interventions to promote effective implementation of infection prevention and control (IPC) guidelines...
- Risk of invasive pneumococcal disease varies by neighbourhood characteristics: implications for prevention policiesK A Feemster
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Epidemiol Infect 141:1679-89. 2013..Identifying neighbourhoods with increased disease risk may provide valuable information to optimize implementation of prevention strategies...
- Pediatricians' intention to recommend human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines to 11- to 12-year-old girls postlicensingKristen A Feemster
The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Adolesc Health 43:408-11. 2008..Pediatricians who were early adopters of medical technologies had fewer concerns about HPV vaccine safety/efficacy, and who anticipated parental vaccine safety/efficacy concerns reported higher intention to recommend the vaccine...
- Employee designation and health care worker support of an influenza vaccine mandate at a large pediatric tertiary care hospitalKristen A Feemster
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Vaccine 29:1762-9. 2011..Determine predictors of support of a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccine program among health care workers (HCWs)...
- Identifying infants at increased risk for late initiation of immunizations: maternal and provider characteristicsKristen A Feemster
The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Public Health Rep 124:42-53. 2009..We identified maternal, provider, and community predictors among infants for late initiation of immunizations...
- Medically underserved girls receive less evaluation for short statureAdda Grimberg
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 127:696-702. 2011..To determine if gender is associated with diagnostic evaluation by primary care pediatricians caring for children with growth-faltering...
- Maternal health literacy and late initiation of immunizations among an inner-city birth cohortSusmita Pati
Pediatric Generalist Research Group and the Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Matern Child Health J 15:386-94. 2011..These results further support the importance of intervening from an early age to ensure that infants are fully protected against vaccine preventable diseases...
- Sex-based prevalence of growth faltering in an urban pediatric populationAdda Grimberg
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Pediatr 154:567-572.e2. 2009..To determine the sex-based prevalence of growth faltering in a pediatric primary care setting...
- HPV vaccine decision making in pediatric primary care: a semi-structured interview studyCayce C Hughes
Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and Policy Lab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Suite, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
BMC Pediatr 11:74. 2011..By incorporating three distinct perspectives, we sought to generate hypotheses to inform interventions to increase vaccine receipt...