Michael C Lu

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Innovative strategies to reduce disparities in the quality of prenatal care in underresourced settings
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:198S-230S. 2010
  2. ncbi Closing the Black-White gap in birth outcomes: a life-course approach
    Michael C Lu
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Ceffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-62-76. 2010
  3. ncbi Recommendations for preconception care
    Michael C Lu
    University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am Fam Physician 76:397-400. 2007
  4. doi Prolonged second stage of labor and postpartum hemorrhage
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:227-32. 2009
  5. ncbi Variations in the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage across hospitals in California
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:297-306. 2005
  6. doi We can do better: improving perinatal health in America
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:569-74. 2010
  7. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in preterm birth: the role of stressful life events
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:691-9. 2004
  8. ncbi Childbirth education classes: sociodemographic disparities in attendance and the association of attendance with breastfeeding initiation
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:87-93. 2003
  9. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes: a life-course perspective
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:13-30. 2003
  10. ncbi Where is the F in MCH? Father involvement in African American families
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-49-61. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi Innovative strategies to reduce disparities in the quality of prenatal care in underresourced settings
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:198S-230S. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi Closing the Black-White gap in birth outcomes: a life-course approach
    Michael C Lu
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Ceffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-62-76. 2010
    ..Closing the Black-White gap in birth outcomes requires a life course approach which addresses both early life disadvantages and cumulative allostatic load over the life course...
  3. ncbi Recommendations for preconception care
    Michael C Lu
    University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am Fam Physician 76:397-400. 2007
    ..Preconception care can be provided in the primary care setting and through activities linked to schools, workplaces, and the community...
  4. doi Prolonged second stage of labor and postpartum hemorrhage
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:227-32. 2009
    ..To examine the relationship between prolonged second stage and postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)...
  5. ncbi Variations in the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage across hospitals in California
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:297-306. 2005
    ....
  6. doi We can do better: improving perinatal health in America
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:569-74. 2010
    ..This article concludes with recommendations for increasing healthcare access, improving healthcare quality, investing in wellness, strengthening families and communities, and supporting research in perinatal health...
  7. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in preterm birth: the role of stressful life events
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:691-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine racial-ethnic disparities in stressful life events before and during pregnancy and to assess the relationship between stressful life events and racial-ethnic disparities in preterm birth...
  8. ncbi Childbirth education classes: sociodemographic disparities in attendance and the association of attendance with breastfeeding initiation
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:87-93. 2003
    ..To examine sociodemographic disparities in attendance at childbirth classes, and to evaluate the association of attendance with breastfeeding initiation...
  9. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes: a life-course perspective
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Matern Child Health J 7:13-30. 2003
    ..These risk factors during pregnancy, however, do not adequately account for the disparities...
  10. ncbi Where is the F in MCH? Father involvement in African American families
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-49-61. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi The postpartum visit: risk factors for nonuse and association with breast-feeding
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1329-36. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc Preconception care between pregnancies: the content of internatal care
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S107-22. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this paper is to start a dialogue on the content of internatal care...
  13. ncbi Gestational pyelonephritis as an indicator of the quality of ambulatory maternal health care services
    Lisa M Korst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:632-40. 2006
    ..No such indicators have been developed for pregnant women. We examine whether hospital-specific rates of gestational pyelonephritis may serve as a measure of the quality of ambulatory maternal care...
  14. pmc One Hundred Intentional Acts of Kindness toward a Pregnant Woman: building reproductive social capital in Los Angeles
    Loretta Jones
    Healthy African American Families, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S2-36-40. 2010
    ..100 Acts also establishes new social norms about how pregnant women are valued, treated and respected...
  15. ncbi Homeless women: who is really at risk for unintended pregnancy?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:52-60. 2008
    ..To identify correlates of failure to use contraception among homeless women at risk for unintended pregnancy...
  16. ncbi A Framework for the Development of maternal quality of care indicators
    Lisa M Korst
    Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:317-41. 2005
    ....
  17. doi Trending elective preterm deliveries using administrative data
    Lisa M Korst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:44-53. 2013
    ....
  18. ncbi AHRQ patient safety indicators: time to include hemorrhage and infection during childbirth
    Kimberly D Gregory
    Women s Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedans Sinai Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:114-22. 2013
    ..Both postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma (PSI 9; hemorrhage), and Postoperative Sepsis (PSI 13; infection) appear to be adaptable to pregnancy hospitalizations...
  19. ncbi Learning from success and failure in psychosocial intervention: an evaluation of low birth weight prevention trials
    Qian Lu
    Social and Health Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:185-95. 2005
    ..It is premature to conclude that social support interventions are ineffective in preventing LBW. Specific recommendations for future intervention research design are outlined...
  20. ncbi Chronically homeless women's perceived deterrents to contraception
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:278-85. 2002
    ..Despite the growing number of homeless women of reproductive age, little is known about their reproductive health and contraceptive use...
  21. pmc The contribution of maternal stress to preterm birth: issues and considerations
    Pathik D Wadhwa
    Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Epidemiology, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 3177 Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:351-84. 2011
    ..Issues related to the characterization and assessment of maternal stress and candidate biologic mechanisms are addressed...
  22. ncbi Prenatal programming of childhood overweight and obesity
    Jennifer S Huang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:461-73. 2007
    ..To review the scientific evidence for prenatal programming of childhood overweight and obesity, and discuss its implications for MCH research, practice, and policy...
  23. pmc Use of postpartum care: predictors and barriers
    Jessica N Dibari
    Health Resources Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18A 55, Rockville, MD 20857, USA Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs, Research Evaluation and Planning Division, 600 S Commonwealth Avenue, 8th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90005, USA
    J Pregnancy 2014:530769. 2014
    ..Postpartum care can serve as a gateway to engage underserved populations in the continuum of women's health care. ..
  24. ncbi The association between reported childhood sexual abuse and breastfeeding initiation
    Julia C Prentice
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Hum Lact 18:219-26. 2002
    ..In this nationally representative sample, self-identified childhood sexual abuse is associated with an increased likelihood of breastfeeding initiation...
  25. ncbi Randomised controlled pilot trial of mindfulness training for stress reduction during pregnancy
    Christine M Guardino
    a Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Psychol Health 29:334-49. 2014
    ..We discuss some of the dilemmas in pursuing this translational strategy and offer suggestions for researchers interested in conducting mind-body interventions during pregnancy...
  26. ncbi Unintended Births Among Adult Immigrant and U.S.-Born Mexican Women in the Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) Survey
    Karen M Coller
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 24:e365-72. 2014
    ..Unintended births are especially frequent among minority women. Predictors of unintended births among adult Mexican women living in the United States are poorly characterized...
  27. pmc Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Personal Capital During Pregnancy: Findings from the 2007 Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) Study
    Fathima Wakeel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 310 North Midvale Blvd, Ste 201, Madison, WI, 53705, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:209-22. 2014
    ....
  28. ncbi The clinical content of preconception care: infectious diseases in preconception care
    Dean V Coonrod
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:S296-309. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Results of a pilot intervention trial to improve antiretroviral adherence among HIV-positive patients
    Debra A Murphy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 13:57-69. 2002
    ..06). The intervention, however, did not appear to affect health-related anxiety or to significantly improve adherence to dose. Implications for future intervention planning are discussed...
  30. ncbi Hospital rates of maternal and neonatal infection in a low-risk population
    Lisa M Korst
    Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Southern California, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:307-16. 2005
    ..In 2003, the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) published its Quality Indicators for healthcare, and set out methodological criteria for the evaluation of potential candidates...