Marizen Ramirez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Toxicology testing in fatally injured workers: a review of five years of Iowa FACE cases
    Marizen Ramirez
    Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 105 River St, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6154-68. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Implementation evaluation of steering teens safe: engaging parents to deliver a new parent-based teen driving intervention to their teens
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:426-34. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Rural roadway safety perceptions among rural teen drivers living in and outside of towns
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Rural Health 29:46-54. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Sports injuries to high school athletes with disabilities
    Marizen Ramirez
    Departments of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatrics 123:690-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Violation of school behavioral policies and its relationship with overall crime
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:214-20. 2011
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of school injuries between children with and without disabilities
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:317-22. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Accountability and assessment of emergency drill performance at schools
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:105-14. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of long- and short-handled hand hoes for land preparation, developed in a participatory manner among women vegetable farmers in The Gambia
    Londa Vanderwal
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:749-56. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Characteristics of workplace threats requiring response from a university threat assessment team
    Yanyan Cao
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52252, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:45-51. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Risk of injury by job assignment among federal wildland firefighters, United States, 2003-2007
    Carla Britton
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, IA, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:77-84. 2013

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Publications24

  1. pmc Toxicology testing in fatally injured workers: a review of five years of Iowa FACE cases
    Marizen Ramirez
    Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 105 River St, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6154-68. 2013
    ..These results identify an area in need of further research efforts and a potential target for injury prevention strategies. ..
  2. doi request reprint Implementation evaluation of steering teens safe: engaging parents to deliver a new parent-based teen driving intervention to their teens
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:426-34. 2013
    ..Findings indicate high acceptability among parent implementers and promise for real-world delivery. Future studies are needed to assess intervention impact. ..
  3. doi request reprint Rural roadway safety perceptions among rural teen drivers living in and outside of towns
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Rural Health 29:46-54. 2013
    ..To compare perceptions about rural road and general driving behaviors between teens who live in- and out-of-town from rural communities in Iowa...
  4. doi request reprint Sports injuries to high school athletes with disabilities
    Marizen Ramirez
    Departments of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatrics 123:690-6. 2009
    ..To best manage potential injuries to children with disabilities, data on sports injury patterns are needed. The purpose of this study was to measure the frequency of and risk factors for injury to high school athletes with disabilities...
  5. doi request reprint Violation of school behavioral policies and its relationship with overall crime
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:214-20. 2011
    ..Following the Theory of Social Disorganization, we hypothesize that poor social control measured by violations of behavioral policies is associated with greater rates of school crime...
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of school injuries between children with and without disabilities
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:317-22. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare rates, nature, and mechanisms of school injuries in children with and without disabilities...
  7. doi request reprint Accountability and assessment of emergency drill performance at schools
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:105-14. 2009
    ..Sites neither conducted any self-assessments nor made changes to procedures on the basis of performance. Suggestions include developing realistic simulated exercises, debriefing, and better school accountability for drills...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of long- and short-handled hand hoes for land preparation, developed in a participatory manner among women vegetable farmers in The Gambia
    Londa Vanderwal
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:749-56. 2011
    ..This study evaluated land preparation interventions (new short- and long-handled hoes), developed in a participatory manner with women vegetable farmers in West Africa, and identified indicators of long-term adoption of these interventions...
  9. doi request reprint Characteristics of workplace threats requiring response from a university threat assessment team
    Yanyan Cao
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52252, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:45-51. 2013
    ..In response to concerns about campus violence, universities are implementing threat assessment teams. In 2008, a large university's new threat assessment team began to identify and respond to potentially harmful situations...
  10. doi request reprint Risk of injury by job assignment among federal wildland firefighters, United States, 2003-2007
    Carla Britton
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, IA, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:77-84. 2013
    ..Wildland fires cost billions of dollars annually and expose thousands of firefighters to a variety of occupational hazards. Little is known about injury patterns among wildland firefighters...
  11. doi request reprint Family communication patterns and teen drivers' attitudes toward driving safety
    Jingzhen Yang
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 27:334-41. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between family communication and teen driving safety...
  12. doi request reprint Burden of hospitalizations for bicycling injuries by motor vehicle involvement: United States, 2002 to 2009
    Cara Hamann
    From the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:870-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the current burden of injury from bicycling injury hospitalizations by motor vehicle crash (MVC) and non-MVC in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint After the waters receded: a qualitative study of university officials' disaster experiences during the Great Iowa Flood of 2008
    Erin P Fillmore
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 100 Oakdale Campus, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    J Community Health 36:307-15. 2011
    ..Lessons learned from the Great Flood of 2008 provide the opportunity to self-assess and prepare universities for disasters in the future...
  14. doi request reprint At what age should children engage in agricultural tasks?
    Jingzhen Yang
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa IA 52242, USA
    J Rural Health 28:372-9. 2012
    ..We compared parents' perceived-as-appropriate ages with actual-performance ages for their children engaging in selected agricultural tasks or practices, and we examined the factors associated with age discrepancy...
  15. doi request reprint Flood-related work disruption and poor health outcomes among university students
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center and the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:503-8. 2012
    ..University students, who are often living far away from family support structures and have limited resources, may be particularly vulnerable. This study examines student psychological health following a large flood at a university...
  16. doi request reprint Youth violence across multiple dimensions: a study of violence, absenteeism, and suspensions among middle school children
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Pediatr 161:542-546.e2. 2012
    ..To determine how multidimensional measures of violence correlate with school absenteeism and suspensions among middle school youth...
  17. doi request reprint Factors affecting hospital charges and length of stay from teenage motor vehicle crash-related hospitalizations among United States teenagers, 2002-2007
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:595-600. 2011
    ..These high charges and hospitalization periods pose a significant burden on teens, their families, and the health care system...
  18. doi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of school bus crashes and injuries
    Jingzhen Yang
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:336-41. 2009
    ..Studies of school bus crashes have focused on the biomechanics of catastrophic collisions, with very few examining crash incidence...
  19. doi request reprint Do nuisance alarms decrease functionality of smoke alarms near the kitchen? Findings from a randomised controlled trial
    Jingzhen Yang
    University of Iowa, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Inj Prev 17:160-5. 2011
    ..Kitchen smoke alarms are more likely to produce nuisance alarms, but few previous studies have examined the role of alarm sensor and battery types on the functionality of smoke alarms located nearest to the kitchen...
  20. doi request reprint Participatory approach to identify interventions to improve the health, safety, and work productivity of smallholder women vegetable farmers in the Gambia
    Londa Vanderwal
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:36-47. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint Parent and teen agreement on driving expectations prior to teen licensure
    Cara J Hamann
    Injury Prevention Research Center, The University of Iowa, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:13-21. 2014
    ..To examine pre-licensure agreement on driving expectations and predictors of teen driving expectations among parent-teen dyads...
  22. doi request reprint Workplace violence investigations and activation of the threat management teams in a multinational corporation
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    From the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Injury Prevention Research Center Drs Peek Asa and Ramirez, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Department of Epidemiology and Injury Prevention Research Center Dr Casteel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Eugene A Rugala and Associates Mr Rugala, LLC, Beaufort, SC and Stephen J Romano and Associates Mr Romano, LLC, Simpsonville, SC
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1305-11. 2013
    ..We examined threat management investigations conducted by a large multinational company...
  23. doi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries to wildland firefighters
    Carla Britton
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:339-45. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the mechanism of injury would predict injury characteristics and severity of fire-related injuries...
  24. doi request reprint Violent peers, network centrality, and intimate partner violence perpetration by young men
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Adolesc Health 51:503-9. 2012
    ..To measure the association between affiliation with violent peers in adolescence and intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration by men in early adulthood, and how peer network structure influences the strength of this association...