Alex R Kemper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expected adverse events in a mass smallpox vaccination campaign
    Alex R Kemper
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:84-90. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in diabetes mellitus among privately insured children, 1998-2002
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:178-81. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Physician barriers to lead testing of Medicaid-enrolled children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:290-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Informing parents about newborn screening
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Public Health Nurs 22:332-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood lead testing among Medicaid-enrolled children in Michigan
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:646-50. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Follow-up testing among children with elevated screening blood lead levels
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 293:2232-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of monocular autorefraction to comprehensive eye examinations in preschool-aged and younger children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 6E08 300 North Ingalls Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:435-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital decision-making regarding the smallpox pre-event vaccination program
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:23-30. 2005
  9. pmc Willingness of eye care practices to evaluate children and accept Medicaid
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:303-7. 2004
  10. pmc Patterns of vision care among Medicaid-enrolled children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e190-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Expected adverse events in a mass smallpox vaccination campaign
    Alex R Kemper
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:84-90. 2002
    ..Before the latter strategy is adopted, an understanding of the likely consequences of mass vaccination is essential...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in diabetes mellitus among privately insured children, 1998-2002
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:178-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate trends in health care administrative claims for childhood diabetes mellitus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physician barriers to lead testing of Medicaid-enrolled children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:290-3. 2005
    ..The rate of blood lead testing among Medicaid-enrolled children is low...
  4. ncbi request reprint Informing parents about newborn screening
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Public Health Nurs 22:332-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate current rules and regulations for educating parents about newborn screening...
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood lead testing among Medicaid-enrolled children in Michigan
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:646-50. 2005
    ..Federal regulations mandate that Medicaid-enrolled children be tested for lead poisoning at the age of 1 and 2 years or 3 through 5 years if not previously tested...
  6. ncbi request reprint Follow-up testing among children with elevated screening blood lead levels
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 293:2232-7. 2005
    ..Follow-up testing after an abnormal screening blood lead level is a key component of lead poisoning prevention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of monocular autorefraction to comprehensive eye examinations in preschool-aged and younger children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 6E08 300 North Ingalls Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:435-9. 2005
    ..Such devices automatically determine the refractive state of each eye, but cannot directly detect amblyopia or strabismus...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital decision-making regarding the smallpox pre-event vaccination program
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:23-30. 2005
    ..To understand the factors underlying the decision by U.S. hospitals to participate or not in the U.S. Smallpox Pre-Event Vaccination Program (SPVP)...
  9. pmc Willingness of eye care practices to evaluate children and accept Medicaid
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:303-7. 2004
    ..The willingness of eye care providers to evaluate children or to accept Medicaid may be a barrier to care for those with an abnormal screen...
  10. pmc Patterns of vision care among Medicaid-enrolled children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e190-6. 2004
    ..To describe patterns of vision care among Medicaid-enrolled children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Valuing vision
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 113:404-5. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Under scrutiny: smallpox vaccine recommendations
    Alex R Kemper
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 6E18 300 North Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1207-14. 2003
    ..Mathematical models of the spread of smallpox and control strategies are reviewed to explore specific smallpox vaccine policy considerations. Limitations of these models are considered and recommendations are made for future research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Receipt of specialty eye care by children
    Alex R Kemper
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:270-4. 2003
    ..No nationally representative data are available regarding use of eye care services by children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preschool vision screening in primary care after a legislative mandate for diagnostic eye examinations
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 6C19 300 N Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    South Med J 96:859-62. 2003
    ..Kentucky legislation now requires that children entering public school receive a diagnostic eye examination...
  15. pmc Prevalence and distribution of corrective lenses among school-age children
    Alex R Kemper
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:7-10. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Hearing and vision screening program for school-aged children
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:141-6. 2004
    ..Hearing and vision screening programs for school-aged children are common, yet little is known about their impact...
  17. ncbi request reprint Willingness of private physicians to be involved in smallpox preparedness and response activities
    Anne E Cowan
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 3:16-22. 2005
    ..The public health system continues its efforts to prepare for bioterrorist events, such as a smallpox outbreak, but may need to call on other health professionals to ensure sufficient capacity to implement preparedness plans...
  18. ncbi request reprint Threshold of evaluation for short stature in a pediatric endocrine clinic: differences between boys versus girls?
    Joyce M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:21-6. 2007
    ..To determine the height, age, and sex distribution of children evaluated for poor growth or short stature in a pediatric endocrinology clinic...
  19. ncbi request reprint Completeness and complexity of information available to parents from newborn-screening programs
    Kathryn E Fant
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 6E08 300 N Ingalls Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1268-72. 2005
    ..In 2000, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force on Newborn Screening published a blueprint for the future of newborn screening that included recommendations for information provided to parents about screening...
  20. pmc Services provided for preschool-aged children with suspected amblyopia
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 40:279-82. 2003
    ..Little is known about the pattern and variation of care offered to preschool-aged children who have had an abnormal vision screening test...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adoption of electronic health records in primary care pediatric practices
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e20-4. 2006
    ..Although professional organizations and federal agencies encourage widespread adoption, no national data are available regarding the penetration of electronic health records into primary care pediatric practices...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parents' trust in their child's physician: using an adapted Trust in Physician Scale
    Kathryn L Moseley
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:58-61. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Preschool vision screening in pediatric practices
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:263-6. 2006
    ..Financial incentives may be important for ensuring the delivery of preschool vision screening, as well as adoption of emerging screening technologies if such devices are shown to be effective...
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimated cost-effectiveness of growth hormone therapy for idiopathic short stature
    Joyce M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:263-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of growth hormone (GH) therapy for idiopathic short stature (ISS)...
  25. pmc Preschool vision screening by family physicians
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 44:24-7; quiz 43-4. 2007
    ..To determine the rate of preschool vision screening in family practice. To evaluate attitudes and beliefs about the importance of, and barriers to, preschool vision screening...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between outpatient follow-up and pediatric emergency department asthma visits
    Michael D Cabana
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Care System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
    J Asthma 40:741-9. 2003
    ..The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) guidelines recommend that patients receive a follow-up outpatient asthma visit after being discharged from an emergency department (ED) for asthma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hospital readmission for bronchiolitis
    Alex R Kemper
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:509-13. 2005
    ..Identifying children at risk for readmission is challenging. Children who did not require supplemental oxygen may be at greater risk because they are progressing in their illness...
  28. pmc The built environment and childhood obesity in Durham, North Carolina
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    School of Natural Resources and Environment and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:750-8. 2012
    ..05). Built environment characteristics appear important to childhood weight status in Durham, North Carolina...
  29. ncbi request reprint Interpreting negative results from an underpowered clinical trial: warts and all
    Jeanne Van Cleave
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1126-9. 2006
  30. pmc Corrective lens wear among adolescents: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Pediatric Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 44:356-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate demographic variations in the use of corrective lenses among adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' attitudes regarding follow-up care for children with positive newborn screening results
    Alex R Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1836-41. 2006
    ..Although primary care physicians are responsible for providing follow-up care after a positive newborn screen, little is known about their willingness or ability to do so...
  32. ncbi request reprint Project Universal Preschool Vision Screening: a demonstration project
    E Eugenie Hartmann
    Department of Optometry, School of Optometry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e226-37. 2006
    ....
  33. pmc Barriers to follow-up eye care after preschool vision screening in the primary care setting: findings from a pilot study
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Pediatric Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J AAPOS 10:476-8. 2006
  34. pmc Childhood lead poisoning prevention activities within Michigan local public health departments
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:88-92. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Neonatologists' practices and experiences in arranging retinopathy of prematurity screening services
    Alex R Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 120:527-31. 2007
    ..No previous study has evaluated neonatologists' practices or experiences related to these activities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Duchenne muscular dystrophy: issues in expanding newborn screening
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Pediatric Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:700-4. 2007
    ..To illustrate potential risks and benefits of disease screening for newborns using the example of Duchenne muscular dystrophy...
  37. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up after diagnosis resulting from newborn screening: statement of the US Secretary of Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children
    Alex R Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Genet Med 10:259-61. 2008
    ..There are four components central to achieving long-term follow-up: care coordination through a medical home, evidence-based treatment, continuous quality improvement, and new knowledge discovery...
  38. pmc Systematic review of digital imaging screening strategies for retinopathy of prematurity
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Pediatric Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Pediatrics 122:825-30. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Newborn screening for Pompe disease: synthesis of the evidence and development of screening recommendations
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Pediatric Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1327-34. 2007
    ..Pompe disease is detectable through newborn screening, and treatment has become available recently...