Abbey Alkon

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Development of the Child Health Indicator Assessment (CHIA) in a community-based nurse-managed center
    Kristen Sligar
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:129-34. 2007
  2. pmc Prenatal adversities and Latino children's autonomic nervous system reactivity trajectories from 6 months to 5 years of age
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e86283. 2014
  3. pmc Nutrition and physical activity randomized control trial in child care centers improves knowledge, policies, and children's body mass index
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, CB 7445 Rosenau Hall, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:215. 2014
  4. doi Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of age
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:668-77. 2011
  5. doi Assessing Indiana's Health and Safety in early care and education programs: identifying areas for improvement
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:555-63. 2012
  6. doi Child care health consultation improves health and safety policies and practices
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, San Francisco School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:366-70. 2009
  7. doi Child care health consultation programs in California: models, services, and facilitators
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
    Public Health Nurs 25:126-39. 2008
  8. ncbi The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infants
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:197-208. 2006
  9. doi Assessing health and safety in early care and education programs: development of the CCHP health and safety checklist
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 22:368-77. 2008
  10. ncbi Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young children
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 42:64-78. 2003

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi Development of the Child Health Indicator Assessment (CHIA) in a community-based nurse-managed center
    Kristen Sligar
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:129-34. 2007
    ..The data from the CHIA will be used to guide clinic-wide interventions to improve and promote pediatric health in two key areas each year...
  2. pmc Prenatal adversities and Latino children's autonomic nervous system reactivity trajectories from 6 months to 5 years of age
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e86283. 2014
    ..Mothers' prenatal adverse experiences may program their children's physiologic trajectory to dampen their heart rate or sympathetic responsivity to challenging conditions. ..
  3. pmc Nutrition and physical activity randomized control trial in child care centers improves knowledge, policies, and children's body mass index
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, CB 7445 Rosenau Hall, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:215. 2014
    ....
  4. doi Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of age
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:668-77. 2011
    ..This study describes the developmental changes and individual stability in autonomic nervous system (ANS) resting and challenge responses for a cohort of primarily Latino, low-income children during the first 5 years of life...
  5. doi Assessing Indiana's Health and Safety in early care and education programs: identifying areas for improvement
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:555-63. 2012
    ..The Checklist is a reliable instrument that helped identify health and safety gaps and thus, identified the targeted interventions for child care health consultation...
  6. doi Child care health consultation improves health and safety policies and practices
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, San Francisco School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:366-70. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effects of county-level child care health consultation intervention programs on child care centers' health and safety policies and practices...
  7. doi Child care health consultation programs in California: models, services, and facilitators
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
    Public Health Nurs 25:126-39. 2008
    ..To summarize findings from a descriptive evaluation study of 20 county-level child care health consultation programs, services provided, and factors that facilitated the development of the programs...
  8. ncbi The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infants
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:197-208. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that although infants' autonomic responses show developmental changes, individuals' rank order is stable from 6 to 12 months of age...
  9. doi Assessing health and safety in early care and education programs: development of the CCHP health and safety checklist
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 22:368-77. 2008
    ..To assess health and safety in early care and education (ECE) programs, an objective, standardized instrument was developed based on the recommended national health and safety standards...
  10. ncbi Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young children
    Abbey Alkon
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 42:64-78. 2003
    ..The studies' findings offer guidelines for future research on autonomic reactivity in middle childhood and support the feasibility of examining sympathetic and parasympathetic responses to challenge in 3- to 8-year-old children...
  11. doi Health and safety needs in early care and education programs: what do directors, child health records, and national standards tell us?
    Abbey Alkon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
    Public Health Nurs 27:3-16. 2010
    ..To identify the overlapping and unique health and safety needs and concerns identified by early care and education (ECE) directors, health records, and observed compliance with national health and safety (NHS) standards...
  12. doi Differentiating challenge reactivity from psychomotor activity in studies of children's psychophysiology: considerations for theory and measurement
    Nicole R Bush
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:62-79. 2011
    ..Findings demonstrate the importance of accounting for confounding psychomotor activity effects on physiological reactivity...
  13. ncbi Child care health consultation programs: barriers and recommendations
    Joanna Farrer
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, California Childcare Health Program, 1333 Broadway, Suite 1010, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:111-8. 2007
    ..The goal of this paper is to provide insight for the development of current and future child care health consultation programs by describing the barriers identified by CCHCs related to program implementation in 20 California counties...
  14. ncbi Oral health education for pediatric nurse practitioner students
    Jay Golinveaux
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 77:581-90. 2013
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  15. ncbi Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhood
    W Thomas Boyce
    School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006
    ..To study how early father involvement and children's biobehavioral sensitivity to social contexts interactively predict mental health symptoms in middle childhood...
  16. pmc Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawal
    Jodi A Quas
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 48:686-702. 2006
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  17. ncbi Child care health consultants' roles and responsibilities: focus group findings
    Abbey Alkon
    UCSF School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:315-21. 2004
    ..To describe the roles and responsibilities of newly trained health professionals, primarily nurses called Child Care Health Consultants...
  18. pmc Latino children's body mass index at 2-3.5 years predicts sympathetic nervous system activity at 5 years
    Abbey Alkon
    1 School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Child Obes 10:214-24. 2014
    ..5, and 5 years of age and ANS reactivity at 3.5-5 years of age, and whether zBMI predicts later ANS reactivity or whether early ANS reactivity predicts later zBMI, was studied...
  19. ncbi Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell disease
    Sarah R Pearson
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
    Clin Auton Res 15:400-7. 2005
    ..Individual differences in autonomic reactivity may offer a new, biologically plausible account for observed variation in painful episodes, other physical complications and behavioral symptoms among children with sickle cell disease...
  20. ncbi Creating a state strategic plan for integrating services for children using multiple qualitative methods
    Wendy Wayne
    Family Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2927 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:15-23. 2008
    ..To develop a statewide strategic plan for California's State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (SECCS) project using a multi-method qualitative study design...
  21. ncbi Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetries
    W Thomas Boyce
    Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
    Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that asymmetries in TM temperatures could be associated with behavior problems that signal risk for developmental psychopathology...
  22. pmc Preterm delivery and low birth weight in singleton pregnancies conceived by women with and without a history of infertility
    Loretta Camarano
    School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, San Mateo Fertility Physicians of Northern California, California 94402, USA
    Fertil Steril 98:681-686.e1. 2012
    ..To determine predictors of low birth weight (LBW) and preterm delivery (PTD) in singleton pregnancies conceived by women with and without a history of infertility...
  23. ncbi Sleep and napping patterns in 3-to-5-year old children attending full-day childcare centers
    Teresa M Ward
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:666-72. 2008
    ..To describe daytime naps and nighttime sleep-wake patterns in children attending full-day childcare centers...
  24. ncbi Sleep disturbance, fatigue, and stress among Chinese-American parents with ICU hospitalized infants
    Shih Yu Lee
    Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302 4019, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:593-605. 2007
    ..Findings suggest implications for education of both ICU parents and staffs. This study could be replicated with a bigger sample size to further examine the relationships between parental stress and well-being...
  25. ncbi Acculturation and stress in Chinese-American parents of infants cared for in the intensive care unit
    Shih Yu Sylvia Lee
    Byridine F Lewis School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30302, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 5:315-28. 2005
    ..To describe the stressful experiences of Chinese-American parents who have an infant in the intensive care unit (ICU), and to assess the influence of acculturation, parents' characteristics, and social supports on parental stress...
  26. ncbi Nocturnal sleep and daytime nap behaviors in relation to salivary cortisol levels and temperament in preschool-age children attending child care
    Teresa M Ward
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 9:244-53. 2008
    ..These data provide some insight into the associations among nighttime sleep, napping behavior, and salivary cortisol...