Charlotte M Druschel

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Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of survey instrument on participation in a follow-up study: a randomization study of a mailed questionnaire versus a computer-assisted telephone interview
    Carissa M Rocheleau
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:579. 2012
  2. pmc Mortality among infants with congenital malformations, New York State, 1983 to 1988
    C Druschel
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12203, USA
    Public Health Rep 111:359-65. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint Process of and problems in changing a birth defects registry reporting system
    C Druschel
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Teratology 64:S30-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Issues in estimating the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome: examination of 2 counties in New York State
    Charlotte M Druschel
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, 547 River St, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e384-90. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The risk of congenital malformations and other neonatal and maternal health outcomes among licensed cosmetologists
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:625-31. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Maternal bronchodilator use and the risk of orofacial clefts
    JeanPierre W Munsie
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Hum Reprod 26:3147-54. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Implementing a web-based case reporting and communication system among hospitals reporting to the birth defects registry in New York State
    Patricia M Steen
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E11-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Maternal asthma medication use and the risk of selected birth defects
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e317-24. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Twenty-five-year survival of children with birth defects in New York State: a population-based study
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2216
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:995-1003. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving case ascertainment of a population-based birth defects registry in New York State using hospital discharge data
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, 12180, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:663-8. 2005

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  1. pmc Effect of survey instrument on participation in a follow-up study: a randomization study of a mailed questionnaire versus a computer-assisted telephone interview
    Carissa M Rocheleau
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:579. 2012
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  2. pmc Mortality among infants with congenital malformations, New York State, 1983 to 1988
    C Druschel
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12203, USA
    Public Health Rep 111:359-65. 1996
    ..The authors examined first-year mortality and risk factors for mortality among infants with major congenital malformations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Process of and problems in changing a birth defects registry reporting system
    C Druschel
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Teratology 64:S30-6. 2001
    ..In recent years, the existence of the registry has been questioned, and the NYS DOH evaluated the CMR to streamline it and to reduce the reporting burden on the hospitals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Issues in estimating the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome: examination of 2 counties in New York State
    Charlotte M Druschel
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, 547 River St, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e384-90. 2007
    ..This study examined the components of the surveillance in an attempt to discover the reasons for this discrepancy...
  5. doi request reprint The risk of congenital malformations and other neonatal and maternal health outcomes among licensed cosmetologists
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:625-31. 2009
    ..These results are useful for hypothesis generating...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal bronchodilator use and the risk of orofacial clefts
    JeanPierre W Munsie
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Hum Reprod 26:3147-54. 2011
    ..We assessed whether mothers who used bronchodilators during early pregnancy were at an increased risk of delivering infants with orofacial clefts...
  7. doi request reprint Implementing a web-based case reporting and communication system among hospitals reporting to the birth defects registry in New York State
    Patricia M Steen
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E11-6. 2008
    ..The system usage was analyzed and the results are presented...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal asthma medication use and the risk of selected birth defects
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e317-24. 2012
    ..We examined whether maternal asthma medication use during early pregnancy increased the risk of selected birth defects...
  9. doi request reprint Twenty-five-year survival of children with birth defects in New York State: a population-based study
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2216
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:995-1003. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a 25-year survival analysis among children in New York born with major defects by survival age, birth defect category, and other possible contributing factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving case ascertainment of a population-based birth defects registry in New York State using hospital discharge data
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, 12180, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:663-8. 2005
    ..This paper presents the results of hospital audits, which were conducted to capture the unreported cases using hospital discharge files, and evaluates the effectiveness of the audits...
  11. ncbi request reprint Problems in using birth certificate files in the capture-recapture model to estimate the completeness of case ascertainment in a population-based birth defects registry in New York State
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:772-7. 2006
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Hospital discharge data: can it serve as the sole source of case ascertainment for population-based birth defects surveillance programs?
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:245-51. 2010
    ..The ultimate goal was to evaluate whether hospital discharge data can serve as the sole source of case ascertainment for a population-based birth defects surveillance program...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal hypertension, medication use, and hypospadias in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Alissa R Van Zutphen
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts and the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    Obstet Gynecol 123:309-17. 2014
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  14. doi request reprint Maternal thyroid disease, thyroid medication use, and selected birth defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Marilyn L Browne
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:621-8. 2009
    ..Although thyroid disorders are present in approximately 3% of pregnant women, little is known about the association between maternal thyroid disease and birth defects...
  15. doi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of mortality among children with birth defects in New York State, 1983-2006
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:1023-31. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Maternal caffeine intake and risk of selected birth defects in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Marilyn L Browne
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:93-101. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Electronic clinical laboratory reports as a source for ascertaining and confirming chromosomal anomalies reported to the New York State Congenital Malformations Registry
    Zhen Tao
    The Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 19:E17-24. 2013
    ..However, the majority of the cases with chromosomal anomalies indicated in the hospital discharge files are reported to the CMR without confirmatory testing data, which are usually not available at the time of reporting...
  18. pmc Maternal occupation and the risk of major birth defects: a follow-up analysis from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:317-23. 2013
    ..Maternal folic acid use reduced the odds of NTDs and CL/P among those with certain occupations. This hypothesis-generating study will provide clues for future studies with better exposure data...
  19. doi request reprint Development of a web-based integrated birth defects surveillance system in New York State
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E1-E10. 2008
    ..The objectives of this project were to develop secure Web-based applications for Birth Defects Surveillance and to integrate them into routine surveillance activities of the New York State (NYS) Congenital Malformations Registry (CMR)...
  20. doi request reprint The risk of having a low birth weight or preterm infant among cosmetologists in New York State
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:90-7. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine if female licensed cosmetologists have a higher risk of low birth weight, small-for-gestational-age, and preterm delivery compared to two different comparison groups...
  21. doi request reprint Associations between periconceptional alcohol consumption and craniosynostosis, omphalocele, and gastroschisis
    Sandra Richardson
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 91:623-30. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint A nested case-control study of low birthweight among cosmetologists
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, 547 River St, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:601-8. 2011
    ..We also investigated certain salon characteristics in relation to low birthweight status...
  23. pmc Temporal trends of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the blood of newborns from New York State during 1997 through 2011: analysis of dried blood spots from the newborn screening program
    Wan li Ma
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, New York 12201 0509, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:8015-21. 2013
    ..Occurrence of PBDEs in the whole blood of newborns confirms that these compounds do cross the placental barrier. ..
  24. doi request reprint Maternal race/ethnicity and survival experience of children with congenital heart disease
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY School of Public Health, State University of New York, Albany, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1437-42.e1-2. 2013
    ..To investigate the existence of racial/ethnic disparity in mortality risk among children with individual congenital heart defects and identify any other risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Estimating prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS): effectiveness of a passive birth defects registry system
    Deborah J Fox
    New York State Department of Health, Congenital Malformations Registry, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:604-8. 2003
    ..The accuracy of FAS reports to the birth defects registry was assessed through a comparison with the FASSNet system...
  26. ncbi request reprint Follow-up survey of parents of children with major birth defects in New York State
    Monica Sharpe-Stimac
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy 12180 2216, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:597-602. 2004
    ..A follow-up survey by mail was conducted in 2002 to evaluate the usefulness of the mailing program...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal hypertension, antihypertensive medication use, and the risk of severe hypospadias
    Alissa R Caton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:34-40. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between high blood pressure, antihypertensive medication use, and severe hypospadias...
  28. doi request reprint Antihypertensive medication use during pregnancy and the risk of cardiovascular malformations
    Alissa R Caton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY, USA
    Hypertension 54:63-70. 2009
    ..Additional studies with adequate power will be needed to confirm these findings...
  29. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of extrahepatic biliary atresia in New York State, 1983-98
    Alissa R Caton
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University at Albany, NY 12144, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:97-105. 2004
    ..24, 95% CI 2.20, 4.76]. The association of isolated/sequence biliary atresia with season, preterm birth, and low birthweight in our study supports an infectious disease hypothesis...
  30. pmc Evaluation of genes involved in limb development, angiogenesis, and coagulation as risk factors for congenital limb deficiencies
    Marilyn L Browne
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Troy, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 158:2463-72. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that common variants in FGF10 increase the risk for a wide range of non-syndromic limb deficiencies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of bladder and cloacal exstrophies in New York State, 1983-1999
    Alissa R Caton
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:781-7. 2007
    ..Disagreement exists as to whether they comprise two distinct disorders or are part of a spectrum. We examined epidemiologic trends and risk factors for BE and CE in a large population-based dataset...
  32. doi request reprint Maternal butalbital use and selected defects in the national birth defects prevention study
    Marilyn L Browne
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY, USA
    Headache 54:54-66. 2014
    ..Butalbital crosses the placenta but there is limited information about potential teratogenicity...
  33. doi request reprint Analysis of polyfluoroalkyl substances and bisphenol A in dried blood spots by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry
    Wanli Ma
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:4127-38. 2013
    ..BPA was also found in 86 % of the specimens at concentrations ranging from 0.2 to 36 ng/mL (excluding two outliers). Further studies are needed to evaluate the sources of BPA exposures and health outcomes in newborns...
  34. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of children with confirmed newborn screening disorders using record linkage
    Ying Wang
    Congenital Malformations Registry, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Genet Med 13:881-6. 2011
    ..This article describes first steps toward the long-term follow-up of newborn screening children with confirmed disorders through records linkage using population-based administrative data...
  35. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary craniofacial teams compared with individual providers: is orofacial cleft care more comprehensive and do parents perceive better outcomes?
    April A Austin
    Congenital Malformations Registry, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 47:1-8. 2010
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Maternal caffeine consumption and risk of cardiovascular malformations
    Marilyn L Browne
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:533-43. 2007
    ..Epidemiologic studies have yielded mixed results, but such studies have grouped etiologically different defects and have not evaluated effect modification...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart disease in asymptomatic newborns
    Robert I Koppel
    Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children s Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    Pediatrics 111:451-5. 2003
    ..To determine the sensitivity, specificity, predictive value, and accuracy of a program of pulse oximetry screening of asymptomatic newborns for critical congenital cardiovascular malformation (CCVM)...
  38. ncbi request reprint A multiple source methodology for the surveillance of fetal alcohol syndrome--The Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Surveillance Network (FASSNet)
    Karen Hymbaugh
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F 49, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    Teratology 66:S41-9. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele and gastroschisis in the State of New York, 1992-1999
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:630-6. 2003
    ..This study examines the trend and risk factors for both conditions among live births in New York State...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for isolated biliary atresia, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997-2002
    Natalie S The
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:2274-84. 2007
    ..The role of nutrients in the development of biliary atresia remains unclear. Further studies of genetic, infectious, and nutrient exposures and the association of biliary atresia are warranted...
  41. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele and gastroschisis: Black-White disparity in infant survival
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:586-91. 2004
    ..Racial/ethnic variations in the occurrence of abdominal wall defects have been previously noted but it remains poorly understood whether race/ethnicity is a determinant of survival among affected infants...
  42. ncbi request reprint Birth defects risk associated with maternal sport fish consumption: potential effect modification by sex of offspring
    Pauline Mendola
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    Environ Res 97:134-41. 2005
    ..01, CI: 1.2, 7.5; females: OR=0.73, CI: 0.2, 2.4). Exposure during pregnancy and effect modification by infants sex could be important considerations for future studies of birth outcomes associated with endocrine disruptors...
  43. ncbi request reprint Omphalocele, advanced maternal age, and fetal morbidity outcomes
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 135:161-5. 2005
    ..00; 95% CI=0.44-2.27). Thus, advanced maternal age does not appear to be a risk factor for fetal morbidity outcomes among omphalocele-affected fetuses. This information is potentially useful in counseling affected parents...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gastroschisis, low maternal age, and fetal morbidity outcomes
    Donath Emusu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 73:649-54. 2005
    ..To determine if the risk for fetal growth inhibition among gastroschisis-afflicted fetuses is heightened among younger gravidas (teen mothers)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reduction in newborns with discharge coding of in utero alcohol effects in the United States, 1993 to 2002
    James M Robbins
    Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1224-31. 2006
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Differences in contraceptive choice among female adolescents at a state-funded family planning clinic
    Elizabeth J Heavey
    School of Nursing at SUNY at Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420 2988, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:45-52. 2008
    ..Some but not all of these associations remained after the clinic visit, which included no-cost contraception...
  47. doi request reprint Antifungal drugs and the risk of selected birth defects
    Tonia C Carter
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:191.e1-7. 2008
    ..This study examined whether first-trimester antifungal drug use was associated with the risk of selected birth defects...
  48. doi request reprint Dandy-Walker syndrome, associated anomalies and survival through infancy: a population-based study
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:155-60. 2008
    ..To assess infant mortality patterns associated with Dandy-Walker syndrome (DWS) and the impact of concomitant anomalies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and neonatal survival of infants with isolated gastroschisis
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:678-83. 2004
    ..We sought to compare neonatal survival of infants with gastroschisis by mode of delivery...
  50. ncbi request reprint Folate-related genes and omphalocele
    James L Mills
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 136:8-11. 2005
    ..This variant causes reduced enzyme activity, thus suggesting a mechanism by which multivitamins with folic acid might prevent omphalocele. Additional investigation is required...
  51. doi request reprint Female adolescents' perceptions of male partners' pregnancy desire
    Elizabeth J Heavey
    State University of New York College at Brockport School of Nursing, 350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, NY 14420 2988, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:338-44. 2008
    ..35). We conclude that male partners may impact adolescent pregnancy desire. Further prospective studies are needed and male-focused adolescent pregnancy interventions should be developed...