Kristen A Feemster
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- 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...
- 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...