Jennifer F Culhane

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure to chronic stress and ethnic differences in rates of bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1272-6. 2002
  2. pmc Recruitment and retention of women in a large randomized control trial to reduce repeat preterm births: the Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project
    David A Webb
    Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:88. 2010
  3. pmc Incident smoking during pregnancy and the postpartum period in a low-income urban population
    David A Webb
    Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 880, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:50-9. 2011
  4. pmc Subjective social status and maternal health in a low income urban population
    Erika Fitzpatrick Dennis
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:834-43. 2012
  5. pmc Perceived discrimination and depressive symptoms, smoking, and recent alcohol use in pregnancy
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Birth 37:90-7. 2010
  6. pmc Risky health behaviors among mothers-to-be: the impact of adverse childhood experiences
    Esther K Chung
    Jefferson Pediatrics Nemours Pediatrics Philadelphia, 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:245-51. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Alternative therapies in women with chronic vaginitis
    Paul Nyirjesy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:856-61. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal trajectory of bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy
    Thaddeus P Waters
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:431.e1-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Chronic vulvovaginitis in women older than 50 years: analysis of a prospective database
    Paul Nyirjesy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:24-9. 2012
  10. pmc Beyond marital status: the quality of the mother-father relationship and its influence on reproductive health behaviors and outcomes among unmarried low income pregnant women
    Joan Rosen Bloch
    College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 19102, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:726-34. 2010

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure to chronic stress and ethnic differences in rates of bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1272-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the contribution of chronic social stressors to race/ethnic differences in the rate of bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women in the inner-city area...
  2. pmc Recruitment and retention of women in a large randomized control trial to reduce repeat preterm births: the Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project
    David A Webb
    Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:88. 2010
    ..Data are reported for the Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project (PCPPP), a large RCT targeting risk factors for repeat preterm births among women who previously delivered premature (< 35 weeks gestation) infants...
  3. pmc Incident smoking during pregnancy and the postpartum period in a low-income urban population
    David A Webb
    Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 880, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:50-9. 2011
    ..We determined the prevalence of first lifetime use of cigarettes during pregnancy or in the early postpartum period (incident smoking) and identified sociodemographic and health-related characteristics of incident smokers...
  4. pmc Subjective social status and maternal health in a low income urban population
    Erika Fitzpatrick Dennis
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:834-43. 2012
    ..This has important implications for the interpretation of findings in empirical studies which seek to control for the effects of SES on maternal health outcomes...
  5. pmc Perceived discrimination and depressive symptoms, smoking, and recent alcohol use in pregnancy
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Birth 37:90-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether perceived discrimination was associated with these important targets of maternal health care among low-income pregnant women...
  6. pmc Risky health behaviors among mothers-to-be: the impact of adverse childhood experiences
    Esther K Chung
    Jefferson Pediatrics Nemours Pediatrics Philadelphia, 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:245-51. 2010
    ..This study aims to assess the influence of ACEs on risky health behaviors among mothers-to-be and determine whether a dose response occurs between ACEs and risky behaviors...
  7. doi request reprint Alternative therapies in women with chronic vaginitis
    Paul Nyirjesy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:856-61. 2011
    ..To describe the use of complementary alternative medicines in women with chronic vaginitis and to evaluate epidemiologic factors associated with these treatments...
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal trajectory of bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy
    Thaddeus P Waters
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:431.e1-5. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to characterize the course of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy and to discern the bacterial morphotypes responsible for infection...
  9. doi request reprint Chronic vulvovaginitis in women older than 50 years: analysis of a prospective database
    Paul Nyirjesy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:24-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine differences in symptoms and diagnoses between women 50 years and younger and women older than 50 years who have chronic vulvovaginal complaints...
  10. pmc Beyond marital status: the quality of the mother-father relationship and its influence on reproductive health behaviors and outcomes among unmarried low income pregnant women
    Joan Rosen Bloch
    College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 19102, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:726-34. 2010
    ..Further research is needed to understand the complex interplay of individual, social and environmental factors promoting or hindering stable and supportive partner relationships among socially disadvantaged populations of pregnant women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Literacy and depressive symptomatology among pregnant Latinas with limited English proficiency
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:243-8. 2007
    ..The association between low literacy and depressive symptomatology among pregnant Latinas deserves further investigation and should be considered when designing health services for this vulnerable and growing population...
  12. doi request reprint Longitudinal modulation of immune system cytokine profile during pregnancy
    Jeffrey M Denney
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, PA, USA
    Cytokine 53:170-7. 2011
    ..To characterize immune modulation as expressed by cytokine assays at three time-points in human pregnancy...
  13. pmc Pregnancy intention and contraceptive use at six months postpartum among women with recent preterm delivery
    Joan Rosen Bloch
    College of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:389-97. 2012
    ..To describe pregnancy intention and contraceptive use among women with a recent delivery that occurred at 35 weeks gestation or fewer and who were enrolled in a large-scale randomized control trial...
  14. doi request reprint Primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions to reduce the morbidity and mortality of preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Lancet 371:164-75. 2008
    ..Advances in primary and secondary care, following strategies used for other complex health problems, such as cervical cancer, will be needed to prevent prematurity-related illness in infants and children...
  15. doi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis: a problematic infection from both a perinatal and neonatal perspective
    Jeff M Denney
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 14:200-3. 2009
    ..Although the pathology associated with BV appears to result from inflammation, more investigation is needed in terms of designing guidelines for appropriate screening and treatment for the prevention of adverse outcomes...
  16. pmc Parenting attitudes and infant spanking: the influence of childhood experiences
    Esther K Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e278-86. 2009
    ..To assess associations among maternal childhood experiences and subsequent parenting attitudes and use of infant spanking (IS), and determine if attitudes mediate the association between physical abuse exposure and IS...
  17. doi request reprint Prevention of preterm birth
    Jeffrey M Denney
    University of Utah, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 4:625-38. 2008
    ..The most pressing need is to better define the populations of pregnant women for whom these and other interventions will effectively reduce preterm birth...
  18. pmc Variations in health and health behaviors by nativity among pregnant Black women in Philadelphia
    Irma T Elo
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2185-92. 2010
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  19. ncbi request reprint Variation in vaginal immune parameters and microbial hydrolytic enzymes in bacterial vaginosis positive pregnant women with and without Mobiluncus species
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:516-21. 2006
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  20. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and small-for-gestational-age term births in the United States
    Irma T Elo
    Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:87-96. 2009
    ..15 [95% CI 1.08, 1.22] for non-Hispanic whites and 1.09 [95% CI 1.05, 1.14] for non-Hispanic blacks. Thus, neighbourhood deprivation was weakly associated with term SGA among both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does prenatal care at community-based health centers result in infant primary care at these sites?
    Esther K Chung
    Division of General Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:25-31. 2006
    ..To describe where women receiving prenatal care (PNC) at community-based health centers (CBHCs) go for infant primary care, and to assess reasons for and factors associated with leaving CBHCs and using other practices for infant care...
  22. doi request reprint Racial disparities in preterm birth
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Perinatol 35:234-9. 2011
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  23. ncbi request reprint Causes of chronic vaginitis: analysis of a prospective database of affected women
    Paul Nyirjesy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1185-91. 2006
    ..To compare women with different chronic vaginal symptoms with a wide variety of sociodemographic, health, behavioral, and psychosocial characteristics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Maternal infection and adverse fetal and neonatal outcomes
    Robert L Goldenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1500 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Clin Perinatol 32:523-59. 2005
    ..Bacterial vaginosis and its associated intrauterine infections likely contribute far more to the overall burden of adverse pregnancy outcomes than the more classical perinatal infections such as rubella and syphilis...
  25. pmc Small-for-gestational-age births in pregnant women with HIV, due to severity of HIV disease, not antiretroviral therapy
    Erika Aaron
    Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, 1427 Vine Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2012:135030. 2012
    ..To determine rate and factors associated with small-for-gestational-age (SGA) births to women with HIV...
  26. pmc Estimating prevalence of overweight and obesity at the neighborhood level: the value of maternal height and weight data available on birth certificate records
    David A Webb
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Popul Health Metr 8:16. 2010
    ..To determine the value of maternal height and weight data on birth certificate records when estimating prevalence of overweight and obese adults at the neighborhood level...
  27. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight in the United States
    Robert L Goldenberg
    Drexel University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:584S-590S. 2007
    ..The substantial improvement in newborn survival in the United States over the past several decades is mostly due to better access to improved neonatal care for low-birth-weight infants...
  28. pmc Unintended rapid repeat pregnancy and low education status: any role for depression and contraceptive use?
    Ian M Bennett
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:749-54. 2006
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  29. doi request reprint Epidemiology and causes of preterm birth
    Robert L Goldenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Lancet 371:75-84. 2008
    ..A short cervical length and a raised cervical-vaginal fetal fibronectin concentration are the strongest predictors of spontaneous preterm birth...
  30. ncbi request reprint Variation in Nugent score and leukocyte count in fluid collected from different vaginal sites
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:120-3. 2005
    ..To assess the variability in Nugent score and leukocyte count measured in vaginal secretions collected from 3 vaginal sites...
  31. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood context and reproductive health
    Jennifer F Culhane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:S22-9. 2005
    ..Our goal is to stimulate further research that simultaneously considers social, economic, and biologic determinants of reproductive health...
  32. ncbi request reprint Smoking in pregnancy: patient and provider risk reduction behavior
    Brian C Castrucci
    Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:68-76. 2006
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  33. pmc Preconception care between pregnancies: the content of internatal care
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S107-22. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this paper is to start a dialogue on the content of internatal care...
  34. doi request reprint Differences in short-term neonatal outcomes between discordant twins
    Ursula S Nawab
    Thomas Jefferson University duPont Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 8:334-42. 2008
    ..To evaluate short-term outcomes associated with discordant twin pairs admitted to the NICU...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relative performance of three methods for diagnosing bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy
    Vijaya K Hogan
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7445, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:532-9. 2007
    ..This study measures the relative performance of three methods for diagnosing bacterial vaginosis (BV) during pregnancy and assesses the implications of measurement for clinical practice and surveillance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Use of traditional medicine among pregnant women in Lusaka, Zambia
    Yolan Banda
    University of Zambia School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:123-7. 2007
    ..We studied the prevalence of and predictors for traditional medicine use among pregnant women seeking care in the Lusaka, Zambia public health system...