Howard L Taras

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medications at school: disposing of pharmaceutical waste
    Howard Taras
    Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0927, La Jolla, CA 02093 0927
    J Sch Health 84:160-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Students with chronic diseases: nature of school physician support
    Howard Taras
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 78:389-96. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:296-312. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:291-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic health conditions and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Gilman Drive 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:255-66. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Gilman Drive 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:248-54. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    School fo Medicine, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Sch Health 75:214-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    School fo Medicine, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Sch Health 75:199-213. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of school nurse case management on students with asthma
    Howard Taras
    Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 74:213-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint How one school district decided on a carpet policy
    Howard Taras
    School Health USA, University of California, San Diego, UCSD Community Pediatrics, Gilman Drive 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 73:43-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Medications at school: disposing of pharmaceutical waste
    Howard Taras
    Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0927, La Jolla, CA 02093 0927
    J Sch Health 84:160-7. 2014
    ..It determined the feasibility of a model medication disposal program and assessed school nurses' perceptions of environmentally responsible medication disposal...
  2. doi request reprint Students with chronic diseases: nature of school physician support
    Howard Taras
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 78:389-96. 2008
    ..This study determined the health conditions of students for whom districts seek school physician consultation and the nature of school physician consultants' involvement...
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:296-312. 2005
    ..Further studies are required to verify if certain subpopulations of children with asthma (eg, those with severe and ongoing symptoms, those with disturbed sleep, kindergarten children) are at higher risk for poor school achievement...
  4. ncbi request reprint Obesity and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:291-5. 2005
    ..Research demonstrates that overweight and obesity are associated with poorer levels of academic achievement. Data on the association of child overweight or obesity with levels of attendance are too sparse to draw conclusions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic health conditions and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Gilman Drive 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:255-66. 2005
    ..Many chronic conditions are not well researched. Suggestions for further research and recommendations for educators and health practitioners are provided...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sleep and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Gilman Drive 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 75:248-54. 2005
    ..Research demonstrates that suboptimal sleep affects how well students are able to learn and how it may adversely affect school performance. Recommendations for further research are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    School fo Medicine, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Sch Health 75:214-8. 2005
    ..The relationship between physical activity in children and academic outcomes requires further elucidation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutrition and student performance at school
    Howard Taras
    School fo Medicine, Division of Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA
    J Sch Health 75:199-213. 2005
    ..Among severely undernourished populations, school breakfast programs seem to improve academic performance and cognitive functioning...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of school nurse case management on students with asthma
    Howard Taras
    Community Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 74:213-9. 2004
    ..School nurse case management, when performed outside a project or intervention, offers a promising strategy to improve asthma management...
  10. ncbi request reprint How one school district decided on a carpet policy
    Howard Taras
    School Health USA, University of California, San Diego, UCSD Community Pediatrics, Gilman Drive 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 73:43-6. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing an intensive school-based assistance program to enroll uninsured children
    Howard L Taras
    Dept of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    J Sch Health 72:273-7. 2002
    ..School-based application assistance and parent education succeeded in improving child access to care and utilization of services...
  12. ncbi request reprint Two national surveys on pediatric training and activities in school health: 1991 and 2001
    Philip R Nader
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Community Pediatrics, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Pediatrics 111:730-4. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Disruptive classroom behavior in an amish school-age child with muscular dystrophy
    Martin T Stein
    University of California San Diego, Children s Hospital San Diego, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:S102-6. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Disruptive classroom behavior in an Amish school-age child with muscular dystrophy
    Martin T Stein
    Professor of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, Children s Hospital San Diego, California, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:280-4. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint School-based mental health services
    Howard L Taras
    Pediatrics 113:1839-45. 2004
    ..Pediatric health care professionals, educators, and mental health specialists should work in collaboration to develop and implement effective school-based mental health services...
  16. ncbi request reprint Home environmental influences on children's television watching from early to middle childhood
    Brian E Saelens
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Psychology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:127-32. 2002
    ..Modifying TV access, particularly by reducing the frequency of meals eaten while watching TV, could promote lower children's TV watching and adiposity...