Affiliation: University of California
- Development of the Child Health Indicator Assessment (CHIA) in a community-based nurse-managed centerKristen Sligar
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Pediatr Nurs 33:129-34. 2007..The data from the CHIA will be used to guide clinic-wide interventions to improve and promote pediatric health in two key areas each year...
- Nutrition and physical activity randomized control trial in child care centers improves knowledge, policies, and children's body mass indexAbbey Alkon
Department of Maternal and Child Health, CB 7445 Rosenau Hall, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7445, USA
BMC Public Health 14:215. 2014....
- Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of ageAbbey Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:668-77. 2011..This study describes the developmental changes and individual stability in autonomic nervous system (ANS) resting and challenge responses for a cohort of primarily Latino, low-income children during the first 5 years of life...
- Assessing Indiana's Health and Safety in early care and education programs: identifying areas for improvementAbbey Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:555-63. 2012..The Checklist is a reliable instrument that helped identify health and safety gaps and thus, identified the targeted interventions for child care health consultation...
- Health and safety needs in early care and education programs: what do directors, child health records, and national standards tell us?Abbey Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
Public Health Nurs 27:3-16. 2010..To identify the overlapping and unique health and safety needs and concerns identified by early care and education (ECE) directors, health records, and observed compliance with national health and safety (NHS) standards...
- Child care health consultation improves health and safety policies and practicesAbbey Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, San Francisco School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
Acad Pediatr 9:366-70. 2009..To evaluate the effects of county-level child care health consultation intervention programs on child care centers' health and safety policies and practices...
- Assessing health and safety in early care and education programs: development of the CCHP health and safety checklistAbbey Alkon
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 22:368-77. 2008..To assess health and safety in early care and education (ECE) programs, an objective, standardized instrument was developed based on the recommended national health and safety standards...
- Child care health consultation programs in California: models, services, and facilitatorsAbbey Alkon
School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
Public Health Nurs 25:126-39. 2008..To summarize findings from a descriptive evaluation study of 20 county-level child care health consultation programs, services provided, and factors that facilitated the development of the programs...
- The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infantsAbbey Alkon
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
Dev Psychobiol 48:197-208. 2006..Findings suggest that although infants' autonomic responses show developmental changes, individuals' rank order is stable from 6 to 12 months of age...
- Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young childrenAbbey Alkon
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0606, USA
Dev Psychobiol 42:64-78. 2003..The studies' findings offer guidelines for future research on autonomic reactivity in middle childhood and support the feasibility of examining sympathetic and parasympathetic responses to challenge in 3- to 8-year-old children...
- Differentiating challenge reactivity from psychomotor activity in studies of children's psychophysiology: considerations for theory and measurementNicole R Bush
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Exp Child Psychol 110:62-79. 2011..Findings demonstrate the importance of accounting for confounding psychomotor activity effects on physiological reactivity...
- Child care health consultation programs: barriers and recommendationsJoanna Farrer
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, California Childcare Health Program, 1333 Broadway, Suite 1010, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Matern Child Health J 11:111-8. 2007..The goal of this paper is to provide insight for the development of current and future child care health consultation programs by describing the barriers identified by CCHCs related to program implementation in 20 California counties...
- Oral health education for pediatric nurse practitioner studentsJay Golinveaux
Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
J Dent Educ 77:581-90. 2013....
- Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhoodW Thomas Boyce
School of Public Health and Institute of Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1510-20. 2006..To study how early father involvement and children's biobehavioral sensitivity to social contexts interactively predict mental health symptoms in middle childhood...
- Child care health consultants' roles and responsibilities: focus group findingsAbbey Alkon
UCSF School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, San Francisco, CA, USA
Pediatr Nurs 30:315-21. 2004..To describe the roles and responsibilities of newly trained health professionals, primarily nurses called Child Care Health Consultants...
- Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawalJodi A Quas
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, 3340 Social Ecology II, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7085, USA
Dev Psychobiol 48:686-702. 2006....
- Latino children's body mass index at 2-3.5 years predicts sympathetic nervous system activity at 5 yearsAbbey Alkon
1 School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Child Obes 10:214-24. 2014..5, and 5 years of age and ANS reactivity at 3.5-5 years of age, and whether zBMI predicts later ANS reactivity or whether early ANS reactivity predicts later zBMI, was studied...
- Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell diseaseSarah R Pearson
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 1190, USA
Clin Auton Res 15:400-7. 2005..Individual differences in autonomic reactivity may offer a new, biologically plausible account for observed variation in painful episodes, other physical complications and behavioral symptoms among children with sickle cell disease...
- Creating a state strategic plan for integrating services for children using multiple qualitative methodsWendy Wayne
Family Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 2927 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA, USA
Matern Child Health J 12:15-23. 2008..To develop a statewide strategic plan for California's State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (SECCS) project using a multi-method qualitative study design...
- The impact of maternal depression and overcrowded housing on associations between autonomic nervous system reactivity and externalizing behavior problems in vulnerable Latino childrenSara F Waters
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Psychophysiology 53:97-104. 2016..These findings extend our understanding of the interaction of physiology and context on child outcomes to the understudied population of impoverished Latino families...
- Prenatal adversities and Latino children's autonomic nervous system reactivity trajectories from 6 months to 5 years of ageAbbey Alkon
School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e86283. 2014..Mothers' prenatal adverse experiences may program their children's physiologic trajectory to dampen their heart rate or sympathetic responsivity to challenging conditions. ..
- Temperament, tympanum, and temperature: four provisional studies of the biobehavioral correlates of tympanic membrane temperature asymmetriesW Thomas Boyce
Institute of Human Development and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1190, USA
Child Dev 73:718-33. 2002..Taken together, these findings suggest that asymmetries in TM temperatures could be associated with behavior problems that signal risk for developmental psychopathology...
- Measuring Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Activity in Toddlers - Resting and Developmental ChallengesNicole R Bush
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
J Vis Exp . 2016..Individuals demonstrated variability in resting levels, responses to challenges, and challenge reactivity, which provides additional evidence that this protocol is useful for the examination of ANS individual differences for toddlers...
- Health and Safety Checklist for Early Care and Education Programs to Assess Key National Health and Safety StandardsAbbey Alkon
UCSF School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0606, USA
Matern Child Health J 20:114-27. 2016....
- Preterm delivery and low birth weight in singleton pregnancies conceived by women with and without a history of infertilityLoretta Camarano
School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, San Mateo Fertility Physicians of Northern California, California 94402, USA
Fertil Steril 98:681-686.e1. 2012..To determine predictors of low birth weight (LBW) and preterm delivery (PTD) in singleton pregnancies conceived by women with and without a history of infertility...
- Nocturnal sleep and daytime nap behaviors in relation to salivary cortisol levels and temperament in preschool-age children attending child careTeresa M Ward
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
Biol Res Nurs 9:244-53. 2008..These data provide some insight into the associations among nighttime sleep, napping behavior, and salivary cortisol...
- Sleep and napping patterns in 3-to-5-year old children attending full-day childcare centersTeresa M Ward
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 33:666-72. 2008..To describe daytime naps and nighttime sleep-wake patterns in children attending full-day childcare centers...
- Sleep disturbance, fatigue, and stress among Chinese-American parents with ICU hospitalized infantsShih Yu Lee
Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302 4019, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:593-605. 2007..Findings suggest implications for education of both ICU parents and staffs. This study could be replicated with a bigger sample size to further examine the relationships between parental stress and well-being...
- Acculturation and stress in Chinese-American parents of infants cared for in the intensive care unitShih Yu Sylvia Lee
Byridine F Lewis School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30302, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 5:315-28. 2005..To describe the stressful experiences of Chinese-American parents who have an infant in the intensive care unit (ICU), and to assess the influence of acculturation, parents' characteristics, and social supports on parental stress...