Maureen M Black

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Delaying second births among adolescent mothers: a randomized, controlled trial of a home-based mentoring program
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1087-99. 2006
  2. pmc Do depression, self-esteem, body-esteem, and eating attitudes vary by BMI among African American adolescents?
    Dawn Witherspoon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard Street, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:1112-20. 2013
  3. pmc Systematic review of prenatal cocaine exposure and adolescent development
    Stacy Buckingham-Howes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1917-36. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint [How to feed children? Healthy eating behaviors starting at childhood]
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 29:373-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia in the first two years of life: strategies to prevent loss of developmental potential
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:S64-70. 2011
  6. pmc Integrated strategies needed to prevent iron deficiency and to promote early child development
    Maureen M Black
    Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:120-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint WIC participation and attenuation of stress-related child health risks of household food insecurity and caregiver depressive symptoms
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:444-51. 2012
  8. doi request reprint College mentors: a view from the inside of an intervention to promote health behaviors and prevent obesity among low-income, urban, African American adolescents
    Maureen M Black
    Division of Growth and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:238-44. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Policies to reduce undernutrition include child development
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Lancet 371:454-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children participation and infants' growth and health: a multisite surveillance study
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 114:169-76. 2004

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Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint Delaying second births among adolescent mothers: a randomized, controlled trial of a home-based mentoring program
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1087-99. 2006
    ..Rates of rapid second births among low-income black adolescent mothers range from 20% to 50%. Most efforts to prevent rapid second births have been unsuccessful...
  2. pmc Do depression, self-esteem, body-esteem, and eating attitudes vary by BMI among African American adolescents?
    Dawn Witherspoon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard Street, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:1112-20. 2013
    ..To examine how psychosocial factors vary by body weight and gender among African-American adolescents...
  3. pmc Systematic review of prenatal cocaine exposure and adolescent development
    Stacy Buckingham-Howes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1917-36. 2013
    ..The objective was to conduct a systematic review of published studies examining associations between PCE and adolescent development (behavior, cognition/school outcomes, physiologic responses, and brain morphology/functioning)...
  4. ncbi request reprint [How to feed children? Healthy eating behaviors starting at childhood]
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 29:373-8. 2012
    ..In this article, we give recommendations to include responsive nutrition and model healthy eating behaviors in nutritional interventions...
  5. doi request reprint Iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia in the first two years of life: strategies to prevent loss of developmental potential
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Nutr Rev 69:S64-70. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Integrated strategies needed to prevent iron deficiency and to promote early child development
    Maureen M Black
    Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:120-3. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint WIC participation and attenuation of stress-related child health risks of household food insecurity and caregiver depressive symptoms
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:444-51. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint College mentors: a view from the inside of an intervention to promote health behaviors and prevent obesity among low-income, urban, African American adolescents
    Maureen M Black
    Division of Growth and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Health Promot Pract 13:238-44. 2012
    ..In summary, college students are a valuable resource as mentors for low-income, African American adolescents and provide insights into the success of health promotion/overweight prevention interventions...
  9. doi request reprint Policies to reduce undernutrition include child development
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Lancet 371:454-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children participation and infants' growth and health: a multisite surveillance study
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 114:169-76. 2004
    ..Little is known about the effects of WIC on infant growth, health, and food security...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms among rural Bangladeshi mothers: implications for infant development
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:764-72. 2007
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  12. pmc The evidence linking zinc deficiency with children's cognitive and motor functioning
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nutr 133:1473S-6S. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Early intervention and recovery among children with failure to thrive: follow-up at age 8
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 120:59-69. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the impact of a randomized, controlled trial of home visiting among infants with failure to thrive on growth, academic/cognitive performance, and home/classroom behavior at age 8...
  14. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the special issue: pediatric overweight
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1-5. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Agreement with satisfaction in adolescent body size between female caregivers and teens from a low-income African-American community
    Andrea L Mitola
    737 W Lombard Street, Room 161, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:42-51. 2007
    ..To describe body size satisfaction and agreement among low-income, urban, African-American adolescents, and female caregivers...
  16. pmc Cognitive and motor development among small-for-gestational-age infants: impact of zinc supplementation, birth weight, and caregiving practices
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1297-305. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Overweight adolescent African-American mothers gain weight in spite of intentions to lose weight
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:80-7. 2006
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  18. pmc Responsive feeding is embedded in a theoretical framework of responsive parenting
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nutr 141:490-4. 2011
    ..Recommendations are made that future efforts to promote healthy growth and to prevent underweight and overweight among young children incorporate and evaluate responsive feeding...
  19. doi request reprint Challenge! Health promotion/obesity prevention mentorship model among urban, black adolescents
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 126:280-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate a 12-session home/community-based health promotion/obesity prevention program (Challenge!) on changes in BMI status, body composition, physical activity, and diet...
  20. doi request reprint Sexual intercourse among adolescents maltreated before age 12: a prospective investigation
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 124:941-9. 2009
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  21. pmc Maternal depressive symptoms and infant growth in rural Bangladesh
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:951S-957S. 2009
    ..Depressive disorders are a major source of disability among low-income mothers in developing countries...
  22. doi request reprint Participants' comments on changes in the revised special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children food packages: the Maryland food preference study
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:116-23. 2009
    ..By providing fruits and vegetables, reduced-fat options, and increased opportunities for nutrition education, the revised food packages may reduce the risk of obesity among low-income women, infants, and children...
  23. pmc Effects of vitamin B12 and folate deficiency on brain development in children
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 29:S126-31. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Development and validity of a 2-item screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity
    Erin R Hager
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e26-32. 2010
    ..To develop a brief screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity (FI) and to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity, and convergent validity of the screen...
  25. doi request reprint Household food insecurity: associations with at-risk infant and toddler development
    Ruth Rose-Jacobs
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, 91 East Concord St, Room 5106, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 121:65-72. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated the relationship between household food security status and developmental risk in young children, after controlling for potential confounding variables...
  26. ncbi request reprint Iron and zinc supplementation promote motor development and exploratory behavior among Bangladeshi infants
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:903-10. 2004
    ..Iron and zinc deficiency are prevalent during infancy in low-income countries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Welfare reform and the health of young children: a sentinel survey in 6 US cities
    John T Cook
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 91 E Concord St, Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:678-84. 2002
    ..Proponents anticipated that continued receipt of food stamps would offset the effects of cash benefit losses, although access to food stamps was also restricted...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes among human infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:1432-8. 2004
    ..Food insecurity is associated with health problems for young, low-income children. Ensuring food security may reduce health problems, including the need for hospitalizations...
  29. doi request reprint A brief indicator of household energy security: associations with food security, child health, and child development in US infants and toddlers
    John T Cook
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e867-75. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to develop a clinical indicator of household energy security and assess associations with food security, health, and developmental risk in children <36 months of age...
  30. pmc US Housing insecurity and the health of very young children
    Diana Becker Cutts
    Department of Pediatrics, Diana Becker Cutts, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1508-14. 2011
    ..We investigated the association between housing insecurity and the health of very young children...
  31. doi request reprint Cumulative hardship and wellness of low-income, young children: multisite surveillance study
    Deborah A Frank
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1115-23. 2010
    ..The goals were to generate a cumulative hardship index and to evaluate its association with the well-being of children 4 to 36 months of age without private health insurance...
  32. doi request reprint Maternal perceptions of toddler body size: accuracy and satisfaction differ by toddler weight status
    Erin R Hager
    Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:417-22. 2012
    ..To examine (1) accuracy of maternal perceptions of toddler body size; (2) factors associated with accuracy of toddler body size; and (3) how maternal satisfaction relates to accuracy/toddler body size...
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal depression, changing public assistance, food security, and child health status
    Patrick Casey
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 113:298-304. 2004
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  34. pmc Childhood maltreatment, emotional distress, and early adolescent sexual intercourse: multi-informant perspectives on parental monitoring
    Sarah E Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:885-94. 2011
    ..Promoting parental monitoring among youth with a history of maltreatment, especially girls or those who have experienced sexual or physical abuse or multiple subtypes of abuse, may reduce the likelihood of emotional distress...
  35. doi request reprint Development and validation of a toddler silhouette scale
    Erin R Hager
    Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:397-401. 2010
    ..Interventions can be targeted toward parents who have inaccurate perceptions of or are dissatisfied with their toddler's body size...
  36. doi request reprint Adolescent mothers leaving multigenerational households
    Sarah E Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:62-74. 2009
    ..Helping adolescent mothers and grandmothers negotiate roles to reduce conflict may promote autonomy and relatedness, allowing mothers to learn parenting skills, qualify for public assistance, and continue their education...
  37. doi request reprint Health of children classified as underweight by CDC reference but normal by WHO standard
    Alan Meyers
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1780-7. 2013
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  38. doi request reprint Trajectories of adolescent mother-grandmother psychological conflict during early parenting and children's problem behaviors at age 7
    Stacy Buckingham-Howes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 40:445-55. 2011
    ..Perceptions of infant fussiness, but not psychological conflict, predicted internalizing behavior at age 7...
  39. ncbi request reprint Heat or eat: the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and nutritional and health risks among children less than 3 years of age
    Deborah A Frank
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, 725 Massachusetts Ave, Mezzanine SW, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1293-302. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study was to evaluate the association between a family's participation or nonparticipation in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the anthropometric status and health of their young children...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cumulative environmental risk in substance abusing women: early intervention, parenting stress, child abuse potential and child development
    Prasanna Nair
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 West Lombard Street, Suite 311, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:997-1017. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship between cumulative environmental risks and early intervention, parenting attitudes, potential for child abuse and child development in substance abusing mothers...
  41. doi request reprint Low-income, African American adolescent mothers and their toddlers exhibit similar dietary variety patterns
    Mia A Papas
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD
    J Nutr Educ Behav 41:87-94. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between maternal and toddler dietary variety...
  42. pmc The effect of prenatal drug exposure and caregiving context on children's performance on a task of sustained visual attention
    John P Ackerman
    Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:467-74. 2008
    ..Three groups of children from low-income, urban environments were examined to determine the effects of prenatal drug exposure (PDE) and caregiving environment on sustained visual attention (SVA) at 7 years of age...
  43. ncbi request reprint Behavior and development of preschool children born to adolescent mothers: risk and 3-generation households
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 109:573-80. 2002
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  44. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity and body composition with insulin sensitivity in a community sample of adolescents
    Soren Snitker
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:677-83. 2007
    ..To examine how body composition and physical activity are related to insulin sensitivity and secretion in adolescents...
  45. pmc The healthy eating index and youth healthy eating index are unique, nonredundant measures of diet quality among low-income, African American adolescents
    Kristen M Hurley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nutr 139:359-64. 2009
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  46. doi request reprint Identifying children at high risk for a child maltreatment report
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 35:96-104. 2011
    ..To help professionals identify factors that place families at risk for future child maltreatment, to facilitate necessary services and to potentially help prevent abuse and neglect...
  47. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of a youth self-report measure of neglectful behavior by parents
    Howard Dubowitz
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 35:414-24. 2011
    ..This study aimed to empirically assess psychometric properties of a multi-dimensional youth self-report measure of neglectful behavior by parents...
  48. pmc Systematic development and validation of a theory-based questionnaire to assess toddler feeding
    Kristen M Hurley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 4Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 5Department of Pediatrics, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
    J Nutr 143:2044-9. 2013
    ..The Toddler Feeding Behavior Questionnaire adds to the field by providing a brief instrument that can be administered in 5 min to examine how caregiver-reported feeding behaviors relate to toddler health and behavior. ..
  49. pmc The perceived and built environment surrounding urban schools and physical activity among adolescent girls
    Erin R Hager
    Department of Pediatrics, Growth and Nutrition Division, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ann Behav Med 45:S68-75. 2013
    ..Neighborhood perceived/built environment and physical activity (PA) associations have been examined for adolescents around homes, but not surrounding schools...
  50. doi request reprint African American adolescent mothers' early caregiving involvement and childrens' behavior and academic performance at age 7
    Sarah E Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 40:756-64. 2011
    ..In keeping with both transactional and life span theories, findings suggest that adoption of the parent role may lead to positive long-term outcomes for children of adolescent mothers...
  51. pmc Iron supplementation in early childhood: health benefits and risks
    Lora L Iannotti
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1261-76. 2006
    ..More research is needed in populations affected by HIV and tuberculosis. Iron supplementation in preventive programs may need to be targeted through identification of iron-deficient children...
  52. pmc Children's cognitive-behavioral functioning at age 6 and 7: prenatal drug exposure and caregiving environment
    Prasanna Nair
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:154-62. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how prenatal drug exposure (PDE) and caregiving environment relate to cognitive, academic, and behavioral performance at ages 6 and 7...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of early childhood adversity on child health
    Emalee G Flaherty
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1232-8. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of child abuse and other household dysfunction on child health outcomes...
  54. pmc Prenatal drug exposure and peer victimization in early adolescence: testing childhood anxiety/depression and aggression as possible mediators
    Stacy Buckingham-Howes
    Division of Growth and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:416-22. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to investigate how prenatal drug exposure relates to adolescent peer victimization and the mediating effects of childhood anxiety/depression and aggression...
  55. doi request reprint Commercial baby food consumption and dietary variety in a statewide sample of infants receiving benefits from the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children
    Kristen M Hurley
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1537-41. 2010
    ....
  56. doi request reprint A seven-year investigation of marital expectations and marriage among urban, low-income, African American adolescent mothers
    Sarah E Oberlander
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:31-40. 2010
    ..They were older and had more children than did single mothers, suggesting that they were in a family formation phase of life. Policies that promote the education and employment opportunities necessary to support a family are needed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Defining child neglect based on child protective services data
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:493-511. 2005
    ..To compare neglect defined by Child Protective Services official codes with neglect defined by a review of CPS narrative data, and to examine the validity of the different neglect measures using children's functioning at age 8 years...
  58. doi request reprint Variation in breastfeeding behaviours, perceptions, and experiences by race/ethnicity among a low-income statewide sample of Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) participants in the United States
    Kristen M Hurley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 4:95-105. 2008
    ..Race/ethnicity differences in experiences related to breastfeeding cessation suggest that culturally sensitive breastfeeding interventions are necessary...
  59. pmc Micronutrient deficiencies and cognitive functioning
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nutr 133:3927S-3931S. 2003
    ..Although micronutrient deficiencies often co-occur in the context of poverty, little is known about the impact of multiple micronutrient deficiencies on cognitive development...
  60. ncbi request reprint African American adolescent mothers and grandmothers: a multigenerational approach to parenting
    Sarah E Oberlander
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 39:37-46. 2007
    ..Findings provide support for Apfel and Seitz's Parental Apprentice model, in which young mothers gain competence through direct caregiving experience in the context of a supportive relationship...
  61. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems among preschool children born to adolescent mothers: effects of maternal depression and perceptions of partner relationships
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W Lombard Street, Suite 311, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:16-26. 2002
    ..Programs for adolescent mothers should provide screening and treatment for depressive symptoms and help partners negotiate caregiving roles and mutually satisfying relationships...
  62. pmc Maternal symptoms of stress, depression, and anxiety are related to nonresponsive feeding styles in a statewide sample of WIC participants
    Kristen M Hurley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Nutr 138:799-805. 2008
    ..These findings provide support for broadening the focus of existing child nutrition programs to include strategies that recognize how issues of maternal mental health can affect feeding styles...
  63. pmc Mixed method approaches to understanding cancer-related dietary risk reduction among public housing residents
    Ann C Klassen
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 86:624-40. 2009
    ..Qualitative analyses identified eight themes related to differences between dietary patterns. Findings reinforce the value of nonreductionist approaches to cancer-related nutrition intervention...
  64. ncbi request reprint Child neglect: outcomes in high-risk urban preschoolers
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1100-7. 2002
    ..There is a need to consider the impact of specific subtypes of neglect on children's functioning. In addition, there is interest in examining the cumulative effect of experiencing >1 subtype of neglect...
  65. ncbi request reprint Young, disadvantaged fathers' involvement with their infants: an ecological perspective
    Loretta E Gavin
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:266-76. 2002
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  66. doi request reprint B12 in fetal development
    M Reese Pepper
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Growth and Nutrition, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 22:619-23. 2011
    ..Further studies in this area to elucidate the pathways of cobalamin influence on development, as well as to prevent B12 deficiency in pregnant women and children are indicated...
  67. pmc Ongoing maternal drug use, parenting attitudes, and a home intervention: effects on mother-child interaction at 18 months
    Maureen E Schuler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:87-94. 2002
    ..05). Although the intervention had no measured effect, ongoing maternal drug use and poor parenting attitudes were associated with less optimal maternal behavior during mother-child interaction...
  68. ncbi request reprint Use of the Child Abuse Potential inventory as a measure of treatment outcome
    Scot W McNary
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W Lombard St, Room 311E, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 27:459-61. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Measurement of three major subtypes of child neglect
    Howard Dubowitz
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Child Maltreat 9:344-56. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that considering the subtypes of neglect may enhance our understanding of neglect and lead to interventions tailored to families' specific needs...
  70. pmc Multi-risk infants: predicting attachment security from sociodemographic, psychosocial, and health risk among African-American preterm infants
    Margo Candelaria
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:870-7. 2011
    ..Ecological and transactional theories link child outcomes to accumulated risk. This study hypothesized that cumulative risk was negatively related to attachment, and that maternal sensitivity mediated linkages between risk and attachment...
  71. pmc Strengthening family coping resources: the feasibility of a multifamily group intervention for families exposed to trauma
    Laurel J Kiser
    Division of Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:802-6. 2010
    ..Results from open trials suggest Strengthening Family Coping Resources is a feasible intervention with positive effects on children's symptoms of trauma-related distress...
  72. ncbi request reprint Society of pediatric psychology presidential address: opportunities for health promotion in primary care
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:637-46. 2002
    ..To set an agenda for health promotion in primary care settings...
  73. ncbi request reprint Effects of stunting, diarrhoeal disease, and parasitic infection during infancy on cognition in late childhood: a follow-up study
    Douglas S Berkman
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 359:564-71. 2002
    ..We assessed the effect of stunting, diarrhoeal disease, and parasitic infections during infancy on cognitive function in late childhood...
  74. pmc A review of the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure among school-aged children
    John P Ackerman
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 125:554-65. 2010
    ..Little is known about the effects of PCE among school-aged children aged 6 years and older...
  75. ncbi request reprint Commentary: mentoring--benchmarks for work performance
    Susan L Rosenthal
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0319, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:643-6. 2006
  76. pmc Family Mealtime Q-Sort: A measure of mealtime practices
    Laurel J Kiser
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:92-6. 2010
    ..Further research on the tool is warranted...
  77. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal investigation of the relationship among maternal victimization, depressive symptoms, social support, and children's behavior and development
    Catherine Koverola
    University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:1523-46. 2005
    ..The effects of maternal depressive symptoms on externalizing behavior problems, socialization, and anger are mediated by maternal social support. Clinical implications of findings are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Family processes within three-generation households and adolescent mothers' satisfaction with father involvement
    Ambika Krishnakumar
    Syracuse University, College for Human Services and Health Professions, Department of Child and Family Studies, Syracuse, NY 13244 1250, USA
    J Fam Psychol 17:488-98. 2003
    ..Efforts to increase paternal involvement should focus on role clarification for grandmothers and fathers and on parenting activities for mothers and fathers, regardless of their romantic relationship...
  79. ncbi request reprint Resilience among African American adolescent mothers: predictors of positive parenting in early infancy
    Christine Reiner Hess
    University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:619-29. 2002
    ..To use Nath et al.'s (1991) conceptual model of adolescent parenting to examine the relationship between resiliency factors measured shortly after delivery and maternal parenting behavior at 6 months...
  80. doi request reprint The effect of poverty on child development and educational outcomes
    Patrice L Engle
    Department of Psychology and Child Development, Cal Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93402, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:243-56. 2008
    ..The paper reviews evidence from interventions to improve school readiness of children in poverty, both in the United States and in developing countries, and provides recommendations for future research and action...
  81. ncbi request reprint Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world
    Patrice L Engle
    UNICEF, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 369:229-42. 2007
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Cognitive development of children in poverty with failure to thrive: a prospective study through age 6
    Laura M Mackner
    Psychology Department, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:743-51. 2003
    ..This study examined the cognitive development of children in poverty with normal growth and those with a history of failure to thrive (FTT) prospectively from infancy through age 6...
  83. ncbi request reprint Maltreatment history and weapon carrying among early adolescents
    Terri Lewis
    Department of Biostatistics, Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC27599 8030, USA
    Child Maltreat 12:259-68. 2007
    ..Results indicated that perceived need for a weapon fully mediated the effect of physical abuse and partially mediated the effect of sexual abuse. Results are discussed in the context of self-protection theory...
  84. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and health outcomes among citizen infants of immigrant mothers
    Nicole B Neault
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:2077-86. 2007
    ..To examine the associations between breastfeeding and child health outcomes among citizen infants of mothers immigrant to the United States...
  85. ncbi request reprint Failure to thrive as distinct from child neglect
    Maureen M Black
    Pediatrics 117:1456-8; author reply 1458-9. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Use of the Bayley Infant Neurodevelopmental Screener with an environmental risk group
    Christine Reiner Hess
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:321-30. 2004
    ..To determine predictive validity of the Bayley Infant Neurodevelopmental Screener (BINS) during the first 2 years of life with a group of children at risk for developmental delay due to environmental risk factors...

Research Grants17

  1. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
  2. ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
  3. Challenge in Schools: Adolescent Overweight Prevention
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Positive findings would suggest that interventions to prevent overweight among middle- school females should include school-wide and small group components with family, school, and community involvement. ..
  4. Challenge in Schools: Adolescent Overweight Prevention
    Maureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Positive findings would suggest that interventions to prevent overweight among middle- school females should include school-wide and small group components with family, school, and community involvement. ..
  5. Challenge in Schools: Adolescent Overweight Prevention
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Positive findings would suggest that interventions to prevent overweight among middle- school females should include school-wide and small group components with family, school, and community involvement. ..
  6. Toddler Feeding Styles
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
  8. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application examines adacemic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally ..
  9. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application examines academic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally. ..
  10. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This application examines academic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally. ..
  11. Prenatal Drug Exposure: Effects on Adolescent Brain and Behavioral Development
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This application examines academic performance, socio-emotional functioning, and drug use among adolescents exposed to cocaine and/or heroin prenatally. ..
  12. ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
  13. ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
  14. ZINC AND IRON SUPPLEMENTATION: IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT
    Maureen Black; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The results have important public health implications regarding the timing of micronutrient supplementation and the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and children's behavior and development. ..
  15. Toddler Feeding Styles
    Maureen M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..