Sioban D Harlow

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1159-68. 2012
  2. pmc Effect of community of residence on neurobehavioral development in infants and young children in a flower-growing region of Ecuador
    Alexis J Handal
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:128-33. 2007
  3. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Fertil Steril 97:843-51. 2012
  4. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Menopause 19:387-95. 2012
  5. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop +10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Climacteric 15:105-14. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of menstrual diary data across the reproductive life span applicability of the bipartite model approach and the importance of within-woman variance
    S D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:722-33. 2000
  7. pmc The ReSTAGE Collaboration: defining optimal bleeding criteria for onset of early menopausal transition
    Sioban D Harlow
    Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:129-40. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Health consequences of reproductive aging: a commentary
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1204:163-8. 2010
  9. pmc Menstruation and the menopausal transition
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:595-607. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-defined menopausal status in a multi-ethnic sample of midlife women
    S D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Maturitas 36:93-112. 2000

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Publications65

  1. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor MI 48109, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1159-68. 2012
    ..The 2011 STRAW + 10 reviewed advances in understanding of the critical changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function that occur before and after the final menstrual period...
  2. pmc Effect of community of residence on neurobehavioral development in infants and young children in a flower-growing region of Ecuador
    Alexis J Handal
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:128-33. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Fertil Steril 97:843-51. 2012
    ..The 2011 STRAW + 10 reviewed advances in understanding of the critical changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function that occur before and after the final menstrual period...
  4. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop + 10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Menopause 19:387-95. 2012
    ..The 2011 STRAW + 10 reviewed advances in understanding of the critical changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function that occur before and after the final menstrual period...
  5. pmc Executive summary of the Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop +10: addressing the unfinished agenda of staging reproductive aging
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Climacteric 15:105-14. 2012
    ..The 2011 STRAW +10 reviewed advances in understanding of the critical changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function that occur before and after the final menstrual period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of menstrual diary data across the reproductive life span applicability of the bipartite model approach and the importance of within-woman variance
    S D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:722-33. 2000
    ..Finally, we characterize the dynamics of menstrual cycling within women over time at various points in the reproductive life span...
  7. pmc The ReSTAGE Collaboration: defining optimal bleeding criteria for onset of early menopausal transition
    Sioban D Harlow
    Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:129-40. 2008
    ..Criteria for staging the menopausal transition are not established. This article evaluates five bleeding criteria for defining early transition and provides empirically based guidance regarding optimal criteria...
  8. doi request reprint Health consequences of reproductive aging: a commentary
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1204:163-8. 2010
    ..Three overarching issues important to consider explicitly as we pursue research on the health correlates of reproductive aging are discussed, including implications of a lifespan approach, population diversity, and selection bias...
  9. pmc Menstruation and the menopausal transition
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:595-607. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-defined menopausal status in a multi-ethnic sample of midlife women
    S D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Maturitas 36:93-112. 2000
    ..This study aimed to identify factors associated with women's perceived menopausal status and to evaluate agreement between women's self-designation and a menstrually-based classification in a multi-ethnic sample of women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Menstrual dysfunction: a missed opportunity for improving reproductive health in developing countries
    S D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 8:142-7. 2000
    ....
  12. pmc Evaluation of four proposed bleeding criteria for the onset of late menopausal transition
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 611 Church Street, Room 350, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3432-8. 2006
    ..The Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop proposed alternative criteria based on a shorter period of amenorrhea. Empirical data comparing proposed criteria are not available...
  13. ncbi request reprint The value of follicle-stimulating hormone concentration and clinical findings as markers of the late menopausal transition
    John F Randolph
    L4228 Women s Hospital, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0276, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3034-40. 2006
    ..The Stages of Reproductive Aging Workshop proposed bleeding and hormonal criteria for the menopausal transition, but operational definitions of hormone parameters were not specified...
  14. ncbi request reprint Change in estradiol and follicle-stimulating hormone across the early menopausal transition: effects of ethnicity and age
    John F Randolph
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1555-61. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral development in children with potential exposure to pesticides
    Alexis J Handal
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Epidemiology 18:312-20. 2007
    ..This preliminary study conducted in Ecuador examines the association between household and environmental risk factors for pesticide exposure and neurobehavioral development...
  16. pmc Classifying menopause stage by menstrual calendars and annual interviews: need for improved questionnaires
    Pangaja Paramsothy
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Menopause 20:727-35. 2013
    ....
  17. pmc Factors associated with vulvodynia incidence
    Barbara D Reed
    Department of Family Medicine, the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, The Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Obstet Gynecol 123:225-31. 2014
    ..To assess incidence rates of and risk factors for vulvodynia...
  18. pmc Relating smoking, obesity, insulin resistance, and ovarian biomarker changes to the final menstrual period
    MaryFran R Sowers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1204:95-103. 2010
    ..Insulin resistance was associated with shorter time to FMP independent of the biomarkers. Interventions targeting smoking and insulin resistance could curtail the undue advancement of reproductive aging...
  19. ncbi request reprint Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations and menopausal status in women at the mid-life: SWAN
    MaryFran Sowers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:340-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated menopausal symptoms, menstrual cycle bleeding characteristics and reproductive hormones for their associations with thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations in women at the mid-life from five ethnic groups...
  20. pmc Relationship of race-ethnicity, body mass index, and economic strain with longitudinal self-report of physical functioning: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Kelly R Ylitalo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:401-8. 2013
    ..This study examined progression and improvement of physical functioning limitations during the mid-life and whether race-ethnicity, economic strain, or body mass index were associated with these changes...
  21. pmc A method for longitudinal prospective evaluation of markers for a subsequent event
    Roderick J Little
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1380-7. 2011
    ..Here, results from application of the method to 4 alternative proposed markers of the menopausal transition are compared with previous findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint A hot-deck multiple imputation procedure for gaps in longitudinal data on recurrent events
    Roderick J Little
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, U S A
    Stat Med 27:103-20. 2008
    ..A simulation study is presented to assess the statistical properties of the proposed procedure. Some possible extensions of the approach are also considered...
  23. pmc Monofilament insensitivity and small and large nerve fiber symptoms in impaired fasting glucose
    Kelly R Ylitalo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 6108 Brehm Tower, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 5714, USA Electronic address
    Prim Care Diabetes 7:309-13. 2013
    ..To determine if diabetes or pre-diabetes is associated with monofilament insensitivity and peripheral neuropathy symptoms...
  24. pmc Estradiol rates of change in relation to the final menstrual period in a population-based cohort of women
    MaryFran R Sowers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3847-52. 2008
    ..The aim was to characterize rates of change in serum estradiol (E2) levels across the menopausal transition and into early postmenopause...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transactional sex among women in Soweto, South Africa: prevalence, risk factors and association with HIV infection
    Kristin L Dunkle
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 611 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 3028, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1581-92. 2004
    ..Research, policy and programmatic initiatives should consider the role of transactional sex in women's HIV risk, with attention to the intersecting roles of violence, poverty, and substance use in shaping women's sexual behaviour...
  26. ncbi request reprint Staging reproductive aging: a comparison of proposed bleeding criteria for the menopausal transition
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Menopause 11:186-97. 2004
    ....
  27. pmc Performance-based physical functioning and peripheral neuropathy in a population-based cohort of women at midlife
    Kelly R Ylitalo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:810-7. 2013
    ..For some performance-based tasks, poor functioning was maintained or exacerbated for women who had prevalent neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy may play a role in physical functioning limitations and future disability...
  28. pmc A hot-deck multiple imputation procedure for gaps in longitudinal recurrent event histories
    Chia Ning Wang
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Biometrics 67:1573-82. 2011
    ..The procedure is applied to an important data set for assessing the timing and duration of the menopausal transition. The performance of the proposed method is assessed by a simulation study...
  29. doi request reprint Occupational exposure to pesticides during pregnancy and neurobehavioral development of infants and toddlers
    Alexis J Handal
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Epidemiology 19:851-9. 2008
    ..This study considers the potential effects of maternal occupation in the cut-flower industry during pregnancy on neurobehavioral development in Ecuadorian children...
  30. pmc Association of leptin levels with radiographic knee osteoarthritis among a cohort of midlife women
    Carrie A Karvonen-Gutierrez
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:936-44. 2013
    ..To relate serum leptin levels to prevalent and incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) and to determine if patterns of change in longitudinal serum leptin measures differ by knee OA status over a 10-year period...
  31. pmc Relationship between vulvodynia and chronic comorbid pain conditions
    Barbara D Reed
    Department of Family Medicine, Biostatistics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology and the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:145-51. 2012
    ..To estimate the relationship among the presence of vulvodynia, fibromyalgia, interstitial cystitis, and irritable bowel syndrome...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of gender-based violence and revictimization among women attending antenatal clinics in Soweto, South Africa
    Kristin L Dunkle
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 3028, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:230-9. 2004
    ..92, 4.98). This study confirms the need for increased attention by the public health community to primary and secondary prevention of gender-based violence, with a specific need to reduce risk among South African adolescents...
  33. pmc A varying-coefficient Cox model for the effect of age at a marker event on age at menopause
    Bin Nan
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Biometrics 61:576-83. 2005
    ..The proposed method is applied to the Tremin Trust data to evaluate the association between age at onset of the 60-day menstrual cycle and age at menopause. The performance of the proposed method is evaluated using a simulation study...
  34. pmc The relationship between longitudinal serum leptin measures and measures of magnetic resonance imaging-assessed knee joint damage in a population of mid-life women
    Carrie A Karvonen-Gutierrez
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:883-9. 2014
    ..Serum leptin measures are associated with radiographic knee osteoarthritis, but no studies have examined leptin levels with respect to different measures of knee joint damage from MRI...
  35. pmc The relationship of birth weight with longitudinal changes in body composition in adult women
    Eileen Rillamas-Sun
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:463-5. 2012
    ..Research to address whether higher adult body composition in high birth weight women increases the longitudinal risk for obesity-related chronic diseases is needed...
  36. pmc Distinguishing 6 population subgroups by timing and characteristics of the menopausal transition
    Xiaobi Huang
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:74-83. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic and nutritional correlates of neurobehavioral development: a study of young children in a rural region of Ecuador
    Alexis J Handal
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 21:292-300. 2007
    ..To identify and describe the sociodemographic and nutritional characteristics associated with neurobehavioral development among young children living in three communities in the northeastern Andean region of Cayambe-Tabacundo, Ecuador...
  38. ncbi request reprint Low bone mineral density in the early menopausal transition: role for ovulatory function
    Jagteshwar Grewal
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 339 East Liberty Street, Suite 310, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3780-5. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Substance use and psychotherapeutic medications: a likely contributor to menstrual disorders in women who are seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:881-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of substance use and psychotherapeutic medications on menstrual characteristics in women who are human immunodeficiency virus seropositive and seronegative...
  40. doi request reprint Urogenital symptoms and pain history as precursors of vulvodynia: a longitudinal study
    Barbara D Reed
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 1213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:1139-43. 2012
    ..We sought to assess vulvodynia incidence and risk factors among those with and without premorbid urogenital symptoms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of pregnancy complications in Haiti
    Frank W J Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:116-23. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence of perceived pregnancy complications and associated factors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for prematurity at Harare Maternity Hospital, Zimbabwe
    Shingairai A Feresu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 3028, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1194-201. 2004
    ..This preliminary study describes the socio-demographic, reproductive, medical, and obstetrical risk factors for having a live pre-term delivery (PTD) in Zimbabwe...
  43. ncbi request reprint Postpartum depression and traditional postpartum care in China: role of zuoyuezi
    Ellen Y Wan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 104:209-13. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between the traditional Chinese practice of postpartum care, known as zuoyuezi, and postpartum depression (PPD) in China...
  44. pmc Serial anthropometry predicts peripheral nerve dysfunction in a community cohort
    Kelly R Ylitalo
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:145-51. 2013
    ..This study assessed the impact of body size trajectories on prevalent nerve dysfunction in community-dwelling women with and without glucose intolerance...
  45. pmc Variation of cervical cancer incidence in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Christine M Pierce Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 31:492-8. 2012
    ..ix (ci5-ix)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Midlife development and menopause in African American and Caucasian women
    Carolyn M Sampselle
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109 0482, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:351-63. 2002
    ..Further study should assess the role that feminist insights may play in the well-being of midlife women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sampling strategies for prospective studies of menstrual function
    Lynda Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:795-802. 2004
    ..In contrast, following fewer women for an extended period of time, for example, 4-5 years, is optimal when studying how menstrual patterns vary across the reproductive life span in different populations...
  48. doi request reprint Gender attitudes and fertility aspirations among young men in five high fertility East African countries
    Rachel C Snow
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 44:1-24. 2013
    ..Total lifetime fertility in East Africa remains among the highest worldwide: thus, governments in the region seeking to reduce fertility may need to explicitly scrutinize and address the reproduction of prevailing masculine values...
  49. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of menstrual disorders in developing countries: a systematic review
    Sioban D Harlow
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BJOG 111:6-16. 2004
  50. pmc Regional variation in histopathology-specific incidence of invasive cervical cancer among Peruvian women
    Christine M Pierce Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 116:47-51. 2012
    ..To evaluate patterns of cervical cancer incidence in Peru by examining variation in 2 common histopathologic types, squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and adenocarcinoma (ADC), and analyzing trends over time...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison of SWAN and WISE menopausal status classification algorithms
    Janet M Johnston
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1184-94. 2006
    ..Most epidemiological studies, including the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), classify women based on self-reported bleeding history...
  52. pmc HPV knowledge in Mexican college students: implications for intervention programmes
    Emily Vogtmann
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 19:148-57. 2011
    ..Further research in Mexican college students is needed to explain the variations in HPV knowledge to create appropriate health education programmes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence predictors and life impact in ethnically diverse perimenopausal women
    Carolyn M Sampselle
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:1230-8. 2002
    ....
  54. pmc Updated assays for inhibin B and AMH provide evidence for regular episodic secretion of inhibin B but not AMH in the follicular phase of the normal menstrual cycle
    John F Randolph
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Hum Reprod 29:592-600. 2014
    ..What is the daily variation in serum inhibin B (InhB) and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) in relation to the LH surge in women of reproductive age...
  55. pmc Hyperandrogenic oligomenorrhea and metabolic risks across menopausal transition
    Alex J Polotsky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology A J P, A A A, N S, University of Colorado Denver, and Department of Biostatistics and Informatics A A A, School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045 Department of Epidemiology, Preventive, and Behavioral Medicine S L C, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655 School of Public Health S D H, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Department of Community Health N K, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45420 Department of Endocrinology and Preventive Cardiology R K, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612 and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology R S L, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:2120-7. 2014
    ..Although there is evidence of metabolic risks in young women with irregular menses and androgen excess, persistence of risks after menopause is unclear...
  56. ncbi request reprint Women's sexual empowerment and contraceptive use in Ghana
    Halley P Crissman
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 43:201-12. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that to achieve universal access to reproductive health services, gendered disparities in sexual empowerment, particularly among economically disadvantaged women, need to be better addressed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Gender-based violence, relationship power, and risk of HIV infection in women attending antenatal clinics in South Africa
    Kristin L Dunkle
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Lancet 363:1415-21. 2004
    ..No study on women has yet assessed gender-based violence as a risk factor for HIV after adjustment for women's own high-risk behaviours, although these are known to be associated with experience of violence...
  58. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for low bone mineral density and the 6-year rate of bone loss among premenopausal and perimenopausal women
    Kathleen E Bainbridge
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:439-46. 2004
    ..The understanding of the relative importance of risk factors for both low BMD and bone loss may assist in the identification of women at greater risk for subsequent low postmenopausal BMD...
  59. doi request reprint Cervical cancer screening practice and knowledge among Hispanic migrant and seasonal farmworkers of Michigan
    Jayne S Knoff
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 4:209-15. 2013
    ..High incidence of cervical cancer among Hispanics and low utilization of cervical screening among farmworkers led us to examine Pap test use and knowledge among Hispanic farmworkers in Michigan...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum sex-steroid hormones and prostate volume in African American men
    Michael A Joseph
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Prostate 53:322-9. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Self-reported heavy bleeding associated with uterine leiomyomata
    Ganesa Wegienka
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:431-7. 2003
    ..To characterize the relationship between self-reported bleeding symptoms and uterine leiomyoma size and location...
  62. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of self-reported symptoms for predicting vulvodynia
    Barbara D Reed
    Department of Family Medicine, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0708, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:906-13. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of self-reported symptoms to predict vulvodynia, compared with examination-based confirmation...
  63. ncbi request reprint El cambio de vida: conceptualizations of menopause and midlife among urban Latina women
    Antonia M Villarruel
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 16:91-102. 2002
    ..Implications of study findings are discussed within the context of an emerging biopsychosocial perspective of midlife and menopause transition...
  64. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and socio-demographic risk factors for stillbirth, preterm birth and low birthweight among Zimbabwean women
    Shingairai A Feresu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, MI 48105, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:154-63. 2004
    ..Reducing the frequency of stillbirth will require a better understanding of the determinants of preterm births and strategies for addressing this particular subset of high-risk births...
  65. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for lower urinary tract symptoms in a population-based sample of African-American men
    Michael A Joseph
    Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:906-14. 2003
    ..These results describe associations with specific lifestyle and medical history risk factors...

Research Grants8

  1. Staging Reproductive Aging in Five Cohort Studies
    Sioban Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This information will help clarify our understanding of ovarian aging, permit researchers to more adequately control for menopausal status, and facilitate decision-making among women and their providers. ..
  2. Staging Reproductive Aging in Five Cohort Studies
    Sioban Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This information will help clarify our understanding of ovarian aging, permit researchers to more adequately control for menopausal status, and facilitate decision-making among women and their providers. ..
  3. Staging Reproductive Aging in Four Cohorts: Issues of Hormone Use Spotting Bias
    Sioban Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results will facilitate clinical decision making for women and providers relevant to contraception, symptomatic treatment and preventive therapy. ..
  4. A Secular Change in Menstrual Characteristicis of Adult and Midlife Women?
    Sioban Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Staging Reproductive Aging in Four Cohorts: Issues of Hormone Use Spotting Bias
    Sioban Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results will facilitate clinical decision making for women and providers relevant to contraception, symptomatic treatment and preventive therapy. ..
  6. A Secular Change in Menstrual Characteristicis of Adult and Midlife Women?
    Sioban D Harlow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....