Lynne C Messer

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The urban built environment and associations with women's psychosocial health
    Lynne C Messer
    Children s Environmental Health Initiative, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Urban Health 90:857-71. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The development of a health information exchange to enhance care and improve patient outcomes among HIV+ individuals in rural North Carolina
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, United States
    Int J Med Inform 81:e46-55. 2012
  3. pmc Conceptualizing neighborhood space: consistency and variation of associations for neighborhood factors and pregnancy health across multiple neighborhood units
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke Global Health Institute, 2812 Erwin Rd, Suite 403, Durham NC 27705, USA
    Health Place 18:805-13. 2012
  4. pmc Assessing urban and rural neighborhood characteristics using audit and GIS data: derivation and reliability of constructs
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:44. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Socioeconomic domains and associations with preterm birth
    Lynne C Messer
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1247-57. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Black-white preterm birth disparity: a marker of inequality
    Lynne C Messer
    Health Inequalities Program, Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:851-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Urban-rural residence and the occurrence of cleft lip and cleft palate in Texas, 1999-2003
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:32-9. 2010
  8. pmc Prevalence and predictors of HIV-related stigma among institutional- and community-based caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children living in five less-wealthy countries
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, 2812 Erwin Rd, Suite 403, Duke University Campus Box 90392, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:504. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic and racial residential segregation on preterm birth: a cautionary tale of structural confounding
    Lynne C Messer
    Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:664-73. 2010
  10. pmc Invited commentary: the socioeconomic causes of adverse birth outcomes
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:135-7; discussion 138-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc The urban built environment and associations with women's psychosocial health
    Lynne C Messer
    Children s Environmental Health Initiative, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Urban Health 90:857-71. 2013
    ..This study outlines specific neighborhood characteristics that are modifiable risk markers and therefore important targets for increased research and public health intervention. ..
  2. doi request reprint The development of a health information exchange to enhance care and improve patient outcomes among HIV+ individuals in rural North Carolina
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, United States
    Int J Med Inform 81:e46-55. 2012
    ..CHIC RHIO comprises one medical clinic and five AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) serving clients in eight rural counties...
  3. pmc Conceptualizing neighborhood space: consistency and variation of associations for neighborhood factors and pregnancy health across multiple neighborhood units
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, Duke Global Health Institute, 2812 Erwin Rd, Suite 403, Durham NC 27705, USA
    Health Place 18:805-13. 2012
    ..Associations with neighborhood attributes were similar in effect size across geographies, but less precise as neighborhoods became smaller...
  4. pmc Assessing urban and rural neighborhood characteristics using audit and GIS data: derivation and reliability of constructs
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:44. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to derive constructs to describe neighborhoods using both primary (neighborhood audit) and secondary (geographic information systems) data...
  5. doi request reprint Socioeconomic domains and associations with preterm birth
    Lynne C Messer
    Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1247-57. 2008
    ..These socioeconomic domains represent potential targets for intervention or policy efforts designed to improve maternal and child health and reduce health disparities...
  6. doi request reprint Black-white preterm birth disparity: a marker of inequality
    Lynne C Messer
    Health Inequalities Program, Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:851-8. 2008
    ..Herein we sought to analyze exposure to area-level PTB disparity and its association with individual-level PTB risk...
  7. doi request reprint Urban-rural residence and the occurrence of cleft lip and cleft palate in Texas, 1999-2003
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:32-9. 2010
    ..The etiology of orofacial clefts is complex and relatively unknown. Variation in cleft lip with or without palate (CLP) and cleft palate alone (CP) was examined in Texas across urban-rural residence (1999 to 2003)...
  8. pmc Prevalence and predictors of HIV-related stigma among institutional- and community-based caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children living in five less-wealthy countries
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, 2812 Erwin Rd, Suite 403, Duke University Campus Box 90392, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:504. 2010
    ..In light of the paucity of this literature, this paper will describe HIV-related stigma among caregivers of OAC in five less wealthy nations...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of socioeconomic and racial residential segregation on preterm birth: a cautionary tale of structural confounding
    Lynne C Messer
    Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:664-73. 2010
    ..The implications for statistical and public health inference, in the presence of no data, are considered...
  10. pmc Invited commentary: the socioeconomic causes of adverse birth outcomes
    Lynne C Messer
    Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:135-7; discussion 138-9. 2010
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  11. pmc The development of a standardized neighborhood deprivation index
    Lynne C Messer
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Urban Health 83:1041-62. 2006
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  12. pmc Potentially traumatic experiences and sexual health among orphaned and separated adolescents in five low- and middle-income countries
    Christine L Gray
    a Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS Care 28:857-65. 2016
    ..Orphans living in family-based care may also be particularly vulnerable to early sexual debut and unprotected sexual activity. ..
  13. pmc A comparison of the wellbeing of orphans and abandoned children ages 6-12 in institutional and community-based care settings in 5 less wealthy nations
    Kathryn Whetten
    Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e8169. 2009
    ..This analysis tests the hypothesis that institutional care for OAC aged 6-12 is associated with worse health and wellbeing than community residential care using conservative two-tail tests...
  14. pmc Civic engagement among orphans and non-orphans in five low- and middle-income countries
    Christine L Gray
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, CB 7435, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7435, USA
    Global Health 12:61. 2016
    ..Understanding whether and how OSC are engaged in civic activities is important for community and world leaders who need to provide care for OSC and ensure their involvement in sustainable development...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood crime, deprivation, and preterm birth
    Lynne C Messer
    Departments of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:455-62. 2006
    ..Significant racial disparity in preterm birth (PTB; birth at <37 weeks' gestation) exists, poorly explained by Individual-level factors. This research explores whether neighborhood crime contributes to the racial disparity in PTB...
  16. pmc Three-year change in the wellbeing of orphaned and separated children in institutional and family-based care settings in five low- and middle-income countries
    Kathryn Whetten
    Center for Health Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e104872. 2014
    ..With more than 2 million children living in group homes, or "institutions", worldwide, the extent to which institution-based caregiving negatively affects development and wellbeing is a central question for international policymakers...
  17. pmc Associations between the quality of the residential built environment and pregnancy outcomes among women in North Carolina
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    Children s Environmental Health Initiative, School of Natural Resources and Environment and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:471-7. 2012
    ..The built environment, a key component of environmental health, may be an important contributor to health disparities, particularly for reproductive health outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of gestational age at birth based on last menstrual period and ultrasound during the first trimester
    Caroline S Hoffman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:587-96. 2008
    ..Results indicate first trimester report of LMP reasonably approximates gestational age obtained from first trimester ultrasound, but the degree of discrepancy between estimates varies by important maternal characteristics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Beyond the metrics for measuring neighborhood effects
    Lynne C Messer
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:868-71; discussion 872-3. 2007
    ..Clearly, Mujahid et al. have made progress in addressing how, and to a lesser extent what, to measure when researchers estimate neighborhood effects. But equally clearly, important work remains to be done...
  20. pmc The Associations between Environmental Quality and Mortality in the Contiguous United States, 2000-2005
    Yun Jian
    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education at the U S Environmental Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect . 2016
    ..Assessing cumulative effects of the multiple environmental factors influencing mortality remains a challenging task...