Alison Buttenheim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Improving utilization of and retention in PMTCT services: can behavioral economics help?
    Nicholas Kenji Taylor
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 295 John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:406. 2013
  2. pmc Underestimation of adolescent obesity
    Alison M Buttenheim
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nurs Res 62:195-202. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral economics: the key to closing the gap on maternal, newborn and child survival for Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5?
    Alison M Buttenheim
    Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:581-5. 2013
  4. pmc The shape of things to come? Obesity prevalence among foreign-born vs. US-born Mexican youth in California
    Alison M Buttenheim
    Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 78:1-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Increasing supplemental nutrition assistance program/electronic benefits transfer sales at farmers' markets with vendor-operated wireless point-of-sale terminals
    Alison M Buttenheim
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:636-41. 2012
  6. pmc Exposure of California kindergartners to students with personal belief exemptions from mandated school entry vaccinations
    Alison Buttenheim
    School of Nursing and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e59-67. 2012
  7. pmc Do Mexican immigrants "import" social gradients in health to the US?
    Alison Buttenheim
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:1268-76. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure and vulnerability of California kindergarteners to intentionally unvaccinated children
    Alison Buttenheim
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics LDI, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 18:1-4. 2012
  9. pmc Potential effects of California's new vaccine exemption law on the prevalence and clustering of exemptions
    Malia Jones
    Malia Jones is with the Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Alison Buttenheim is with the School of Nursing and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Am J Public Health 104:e3-6. 2014

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Publications9

  1. pmc Improving utilization of and retention in PMTCT services: can behavioral economics help?
    Nicholas Kenji Taylor
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 295 John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:406. 2013
    ..We make the case for the application of concepts from the field of behavioral economics to prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programs to more effectively address demand-side issues of uptake and retention...
  2. pmc Underestimation of adolescent obesity
    Alison M Buttenheim
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nurs Res 62:195-202. 2013
    ..Previous studies assessing the validity of adolescent self-reported height and weight for estimating obesity prevalence have not accounted for, potential bias due to nonresponse in self-reports...
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral economics: the key to closing the gap on maternal, newborn and child survival for Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5?
    Alison M Buttenheim
    Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:581-5. 2013
    ..We introduce five behavioral economic principles and demonstrate how they could boost efforts to improve maternal, newborn, and child health in pursuit of MDGs 4 and 5...
  4. pmc The shape of things to come? Obesity prevalence among foreign-born vs. US-born Mexican youth in California
    Alison M Buttenheim
    Department of Family and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Soc Sci Med 78:1-8. 2013
    ..The previously-observed protective effect against obesity risk among recent adult immigrants does not hold for Mexican-origin youth...
  5. doi request reprint Increasing supplemental nutrition assistance program/electronic benefits transfer sales at farmers' markets with vendor-operated wireless point-of-sale terminals
    Alison M Buttenheim
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 418 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:636-41. 2012
    ..It is not known whether providing each farmer/vendor with individual wireless POS terminals and subsidizing EBT fees will increase SNAP/EBT purchases at farmers' markets...
  6. pmc Exposure of California kindergartners to students with personal belief exemptions from mandated school entry vaccinations
    Alison Buttenheim
    School of Nursing and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:e59-67. 2012
    ..Infectious disease outbreaks in the state may be associated with the aggregation of intentionally unvaccinated children within schools. We sought to quantify the exposure of California kindergartners to children with PBEs at school...
  7. pmc Do Mexican immigrants "import" social gradients in health to the US?
    Alison Buttenheim
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Soc Sci Med 71:1268-76. 2010
    ..Results partially support the imported gradients hypothesis and have implications for health education and promotion programs targeted to immigrant populations to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health in the US...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure and vulnerability of California kindergarteners to intentionally unvaccinated children
    Alison Buttenheim
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics LDI, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 18:1-4. 2012
    ..This Issue Brief summarizes a new study that investigates the extent of such clustering, and quantifies the exposure of all California kindergartners to their intentionally unvaccinated schoolmates...
  9. pmc Potential effects of California's new vaccine exemption law on the prevalence and clustering of exemptions
    Malia Jones
    Malia Jones is with the Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles Alison Buttenheim is with the School of Nursing and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Am J Public Health 104:e3-6. 2014
    ..However, the evidence presented here suggests that the policy change will probably not be sufficient to reverse the growing trend in vaccine refusals. ..