This collection showcases publications authored by UMass Medical School researchers who specialize in women’s health.

Follow


Publications from 2004

PDF

Deletion of the nucleotide excision repair gene Ercc1 reduces immunoglobulin class switching and alters mutations near switch recombination junctions, Carol E. Schrader, Joycelyn Vardo, Erin K. Linehan, Michael Z. Twarog, Laura J. Niedernhofer, Jan H. J. Hoeijmakers, and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Accuracy of home pregnancy tests at the time of missed periods, Machelle M. Seibel

Link

Evolution of isotype switching, Janet Stavnezer and Chris T. Amemiya

PDF

Women's decision making about the use of hormonal and nonprescription remedies for the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux

PDF

Effects of standardized patient encounter on graduate nurse practitioner student learning and performance of genital examinations, Rosemary T. Theroux and Carole Pearce

Link

Joint clinical clerkships for osteopathic and allopathic medical students: New England's experience, Henry Tulgan, William J. DeMarco, Michele P. Pugnaire, and Boyd R. Buser

Link

Depression and cardiovascular sequelae in postmenopausal women. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI), Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Sally A. Shumaker, Judith K. Ockene, Greg A. Talavera, Philip Greenland, Barbara B. Cochrane, John Robbins, Aaron K. Aragaki, and Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob

Link

Dietary adherence in the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial, Women's Health Initiative Study Group

Link

A survey of the complications of vaginal prolapse surgery performed by members of the Society Of Gynecologic Surgeons, Stephen B. Young, Ernest I. Kohorn, Susan Braz-Martin, and Stephen P. Baker

Link

Extended Colpoperineorrhaphy for Severe Prolapse in Elderly or At Risk Acoital Women, Stephen B. Young, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Monica M. McKinnon, Michael P. Aronson, Abraham N. Morse, and Allison E. Howard

Publications from 2003

Link

Quality assessment tools: incremental advance or paradigm shift, Jeroan J. Allison

Link

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for a couple with recurrent pregnancy loss and triploidy, Shalom Bar-Ami, Machelle M. Seibel, Kenneth E. Pierce, and Moshe Zilberstein

Link

Obtaining patient permission for student participation in obstetric-gynecologic outpatient visits: a randomized controlled trial, Robert E. Berry Jr., Katherine K. O'Dell, Bruce A. Meyer, and Urip Purwono

Link

Employment and caregiving: exploration of African American caregivers, Karen Bullock, Sybil L. Crawford, and Sharon L Tennstedt

Link

Neuropathic uterine pain after hysterectomy. A case report, Norma F. Chavez, Susan L. Zweizig, and Elizabeth A. Stewart

Link

F-actin and myosin II binding domains in supervillin, Yu Chen, Norio Takizawa, Jessica Lynn Crowley, Sang W. Oh, Cheryl Lynn Gatto, Taketoshi Kambara, Osamu Sato, Xiang-Dong Li, Mitsuo Ikebe, and Elizabeth J. Luna

Link

Barriers to preventive interventions for coronary heart disease, David E. Chiriboga, Judith K. Ockene, and Ira S. Ockene

Link

Utilization of services by chronically ill people in managed care and indemnity plans: implications for quality, Stephen M Davidson, Harriet Davidson, Heidi Miracle-McMahill, J Michael Oakes, Sybil L. Crawford, David Blumenthal, and Daniel P Valentine

Link

Role of the cytoplasmic domain of the Newcastle disease virus fusion protein in association with lipid rafts, V. Dolganiuc, Lori McGinnes, Elizabeth J. Luna, and Trudy G. Morrison

Link

Pulmonary function as a predictor of lung cancer mortality in continuing cigarette smokers and in quitters, Lynn E. Eberly, Judith K. Ockene, Roger Sherwin, Lingfeng Yang, and Lewis H. Kuller

Link

Sexual health innovations in undergraduate medical education, Emily Ferrara, Michele P. Pugnaire, Julie A. Jonassen, Katherine K. O'Dell, Marjorie Clay, David S. Hatem, and Michele M. Carlin

Link

Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection among HIV-1-infected pregnant women in the USA, James J. Goedert, Manhattan Charurat, William A. Blattner, Ronald C. Hershow, Jane Pitt, Clemente Diaz, Lynne M. Mofenson, Karen Green, Howard Minkoff, Mary E. Paul, David L. Thomas, Denise Whitby, and Women and Infants Transmission Study

PDF

Parents Learn to Find Quality Health Information: Point-of-Care Reference Services in a Pediatric Clinic, Nancy E. Harger and Elaine Russo Martin

Link

Narrowing gender differences in procedure use for acute myocardial infarction: insights from the Worcester heart attack study, Leslie R. Harrold, Julian Esteban, Darleen M. Lessard, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Joel M. Gore, and Robert J. Goldberg

Link

Effects of estrogen plus progestin on health-related quality of life, Jennifer Hays, Judith K. Ockene, Robert L. Brunner, Jane Morley Kotchen, JoAnn E. Manson, Ruth E. Patterson, Aaron K. Aragaki, Sally A. Shumaker, Robert G. Brzyski, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Iris A. Granek, and Barbara G. Valanis

Link

Polymorphisms and the pocketbook: the cost-effectiveness of cytochrome P450 2C19 genotyping in the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection associated with duodenal ulcer, David F. Lehmann, Joseph J. Medicis, and Patricia D. Franklin

Link

A randomized trial of telephone counseling to promote screening mammography in two HMOs, Roger S. Luckmann, Judith A. Savageau, Lynn Clemow, Anne M. Stoddard, and Mary E. Costanza

PDF

The Leadership Reconsidered symposium: report, Elaine Russo Martin, Helen-Ann Brown, Barbara A. Epstein, Carolyn E. Lipscomb, Ruth A. Riley, and Jean P. Shipman

Link

Recreational physical activity and the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Cohort Study, Anne McTiernan, Charles L. Kooperberg, Emily White, Sara Wilcox, Ralph Coates, Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, Nancy F. Woods, and Judith K. Ockene

Link

The Smu tandem repeat region is critical for Ig isotype switching in the absence of Msh2, Irene M. Min, Carol E. Schrader, Joycelyn Vardo, Thomas M. Luby, Nicole D'Avirro, Janet Stavnezer, and Erik Selsing

Link

Psychosocial rehabilitation service needs of women, Carol T. Mowbray, Joanne Nicholson, and Chyrell D. Bellamy

Link

Achieving the goal of evidence-based psychiatric rehabilitation practices for mothers with mental illnesses, Joanne Nicholson and Alexis D. Henry

PDF

Archvillin, a muscle-specific isoform of supervillin, is an early expressed component of the costameric membrane skeleton, Sang W. Oh, Robert K. Pope, Kelly P. Smith, Jessica Lynn Crowley, Thomas Nebl, Jeanne B. Lawrence, and Elizabeth J. Luna

Link

Developing and testing new smoking measures for the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set, Lori Pbert, Nancy Vuckovic, Judith K. Ockene, Jack F. Hollis, and Karen Riedlinger

Link

The Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification trial: overview and baseline characteristics of participants, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Ruth E. Patterson, Rowan T. Chlebowski, Bette J. Caan, Lesley F. Tinker, Barbara V. Howard, and Judith K. Ockene

Link

A phase II study of docetaxel in paclitaxel-resistant ovarian and peritoneal carcinoma: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study, Peter G. Rose, John A. Blessing, Harrison G. Ball III, James Hoffman, David Warshal, Koen DeGeest, and David H. Moore

Link

Mutations occur in the Ig Smu region but rarely in Sgamma regions prior to class switch recombination, Carol E. Schrader, Sean P. Bradley, Joycelyn Vardo, Sofia N. Mochegova, Erin Flanagan, and Janet Stavnezer

PDF

Mlh1 can function in antibody class switch recombination independently of Msh2, Carol E. Schrader, Joycelyn Vardo, and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Treating hot flushes without hormone replacement therapy, Machelle M. Seibel

Link

Estrogen plus progestin and the incidence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study: a randomized controlled trial, Sally A. Shumaker, Claudine Legault, Stephen R. Rapp, Leon J. Thal, Robert B. Wallace, Judith K. Ockene, Susan L. Hendrix, Beverly N. Jones, Annlouise R. Assaf, Rebecca D. Jackson, Jane Morley Kotchen, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, and Jean Wactawski-Wende

PDF

Evidence-Based Resources for Public Health Project, E. Hatheway Simpson, Elaine Russo Martin, Sharon Telleen, and Roger S. Luckmann

PDF

American Cancer Society guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003, Robert A. Smith, Debbie Saslow, Kimberly Andrews Sawyer, Wylie Burke, Mary E. Costanza, W. Phil Evans 3rd, Roger S. Foster Jr., Edward Hendrick, Harmon J. Eyre, and Steven Sener

Link

Association of lipoprotein(a), insulin resistance, and reproductive hormones in a multiethnic cohort of pre- and perimenopausal women (The SWAN Study), MaryFran Sowers, Sybil L. Crawford, Jane A Cauley, and Evan Stein

PDF

Chronic disease medication use in managed care and indemnity insurance plans, Randall S. Stafford, Stephen M. Davidson, Harriet Davidson, Heidi Miracle-McMahill, Sybil L. Crawford, and David Blumenthal

PDF

Identifying evidence-based best practices in Maternal and Child Health, Sharon L. Telleen, E. Hatheway Simpson, and Elaine Russo Martin

Link

Women's decision making about the use of hormonal and nonhormonal remedies for the menopausal transition, Rosemary T. Theroux and Kristin Taylor

Link

Self-management of type 2 diabetes: a survey of low-income urban Puerto Ricans, Dorothea S. von Goeler, Milagros C. Rosal, Judith K. Ockene, Jeffrey Scavron, and Fernando De Torrijos

Link

Effect of communications training on medical student performance, Michael J. Yedidia, Colleen C. Gillespie, Elizabeth Kachur, Mark D. Schwartz, Judith K. Ockene, Amy E. Chepaitis, Clint W. Snyder, Aaron Lazare, and Mack Lipkin Jr.

Publications from 2002

Link

Urinary tract injury in pelvic surgery, Michael P. Aronson and Teresa M. Bose

Link

Menopause, Nancy E. Avis, Sybil L. Crawford, and Catherine B. Johannes

Link

High-dose versus standard chemotherapy in metastatic breast cancer: comparison of Cancer and Leukemia Group B trials with data from the Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry, Donald A. Berry, Gloria Broadwater, John P. Klein, Karen Antman, Joseph Aisner, Jacob Bitran, Mary E. Costanza, Cesar O. Freytes, Edward Stadtmauer, Robert Peter Gale, I. Craig Henderson, Hillard M. Lazarus, Philip L. McCarthy Jr., Larry Norton, Howard Parnes, Andrew Pecora, Michael C. Perry, Philip Rowlings, Gary Spitzer, and Mary M. Horowitz

Link

Treating nicotine dependence during pregnancy and postpartum: understanding clinician knowledge and performance, Debra Bonollo, Jane G. Zapka, Anne M. Stoddard, Yunsheng Ma, Lori Pbert, and Judith K. Ockene

Link

A New View of Women’s Sexual Problems—A Family Physician’s Response, Lucy M. Candib

Link

Commentary on "Menopause and Gynaecological Disorders", Sybil L. Crawford and Catherine B. Johannes

Link

Assessment of digit preference in self-reported year at menopause: choice of an appropriate reference distribution, Sybil L. Crawford, Catherine B. Johannes, and Rebecca K Stellato

Link

Measuring the loss of autonomy over nicotine use in adolescents: the DANDY (Development and Assessment of Nicotine Dependence in Youths) study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Nancy A. Rigotti, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

Link

Development of symptoms of tobacco dependence in youths: 30 month follow up data from the DANDY study, Joseph R. DiFranza, Judith A. Savageau, Nancy A. Rigotti, Kenneth E. Fletcher, Judith K. Ockene, Ann D. McNeill, Mardia A. Coleman, and Constance Wood

Link

The ubiquitously expressed DNA-binding protein late SV40 factor binds Ig switch regions and represses class switching to IgA, Elise E. Drouin, Carol E. Schrader, Janet Stavnezer, and Ulla Hansen

PDF

Culture, language, and the doctor-patient relationship, Warren J. Ferguson and Lucy M. Candib

Link

Evaluation of a cancer prevention and detection curriculum for medical students, Alan C. Geller, Marianne N. Prout, Donald R. Miller, Benjamin Siegel, Ting Sun, Judith K. Ockene, and Howard K. Koh

PDF

Blood lead level and dental caries in school-age children, Allison Gemmel, Mary Tavares, Susan Alperin, Jennifer Soncini, David Daniel, Julie Dunn, Sybil L. Crawford, Norman Braveman, Thomas W. Clarkson, Sonja McKinlay, and David C. Bellinger

Link

Diagnosis and management of clostridium perfringens sepsis and uterine gas gangrene, Thomas F. Halpin and Jane A. Molinari

Link

Influences on older women's adherence to a low-fat diet in the Women's Health Initiative, Margaret H. Kearney, Milagros C. Rosal, Judith K. Ockene, and Linda C. Churchill

Link

The relationship of circulating dehydroepiandrosterone, testosterone, and estradiol to stages of the menopausal transition and ethnicity, William L. Lasley, Nanette Santoro, John F Randolf, Ellen B. Gold, Sybil L. Crawford, Gerson Weiss, Daniel S McConnell, and Mary Fran Sowers

PDF

Preventive healthcare use, smoking, and alcohol use among Rhode Island women experiencing intimate partner violence, Stephenie C. Lemon, Wendy Verhoek-Oftedahl, and Edward F. Donnelly

PDF

Point-of-Care Reference Service in a Pediatric Clinic, Elaine Russo Martin, Nancy E. Harger, Christopher Stille M.D., and Barbara Winrich

Link

Improving Information Access for Public Health Professionals, Elaine Russo Martin and Sharon Telleen

Link

Atherosclerotic risk factor reduction in peripheral arterial diseasea: results of a national physician survey, Mary McGrae McDermott, Elizabeth A. Hahn, Philip Greenland, David Cella, Judith K. Ockene, Donna Brogan, William H. Pearce, Alan T. Hirsch, Kendra Hanley, Linda Odom, Shaheen Khan, Michael H. Criqui, Martin S. Lipsky, and Stacie Hudgens

Link

Does hysterectomy without adnexectomy in patients with prior tubal interruption increase the risk of subsequent hydrosalpinx, Abraham N. Morse, Robert A. Hammer, Andrew J. Walter, Stephen P. Baker, and Paul M. Magtibay

Link

Proteomic analysis of a detergent-resistant membrane skeleton from neutrophil plasma membranes, Thomas Nebl, Kersi N. Pestonjamasp, John D. Leszyk, Jessica Lynn Crowley, Sang W. Oh, and Elizabeth J. Luna

Link

Multicenter trial of fluoxetine as an adjunct to behavioral smoking cessation treatment, Raymond Niaura, Bonnie Spring, Belinda Borrelli, Donald Hedeker, Michael G. Goldstein, Nancy J. Keuthen, Judy DePue, Jean L. Kristeller, Judith K. Ockene, Allan Prochazka, John A. Chiles, and David B. Abrams

Link

Primary care-based smoking interventions, Judith K. Ockene

Link

Spontaneous cessation of smoking and alcohol use among low-income pregnant women, Judith K. Ockene, Yunsheng Ma, Jane G. Zapka, Lori Pbert, Karin V. Goins, and Anne M. Stoddard

Link

Preparing medical students to teach, Susan J. Pasquale and Michele P. Pugnaire

Link

Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women: principal results From the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial, Jacques E. Rossouw, Garnet L. Anderson, Ross L. Prentice, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Charles L. Kooperberg, Marcia L. Stefanick, Rebecca D. Jackson, Shirley A. A. Beresford, Barbara V. Howard, Karen C. Johnson, Jane Morley Kotchen, and Judith K. Ockene

Link

Assessing menstrual cycles with urinary hormone assays, N. Santoro, Sybil L. Crawford, Jenifer E. Allsworth, Ellen B. Gold, Gail A. Greendale, Stan Korenman, William L. Lasley, D. McConnell, P. McGaffigan, R. Midgely, M. Schocken, M. Sowers, and G. Weiss

PDF

Role for mismatch repair proteins Msh2, Mlh1, and Pms2 in immunoglobulin class switching shown by sequence analysis of recombination junctions, Carol E. Schrader, Joycelyn Vardo, and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Does activation-induced deaminase initiate antibody diversification by DNA deamination, Janet Stavnezer and Sean P. Bradley

Link

Effectiveness of telephone counseling for mammography: results from five randomized trials, Anne M. Stoddard, Sarah A. Fox, Mary E. Costanza, Dorothy S. Lane, M. Robyn Andersen, Nicole Urban, Isaac Lipkus, and Barbara K. Rimer

Link

Immunoglobulin genes: generating diversity with AID and UNG, Ursula Storb and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Villin-type headpiece domains show a wide range of F-actin-binding affinities, D. Vardar, A. H. Chishti, B. S. Frank, Elizabeth J. Luna, A. A. Noegel, Sang W. Oh, M. Schleicher, and C. J. McKnight

Link

Pap smear testing among homeless and very low-income housed mothers, Linda F. Weinreb, Robert J. Goldberg, and Darleen M. Lessard

Link

Cancer of the kidney, Susan L. Zweizig

Publications from 2001

Link

Is there a menopausal syndrome? Menopausal status and symptoms across racial/ethnic groups, Nancy E. Avis, R Stellato, Sybil L. Crawford, J Bromberger, P Ganz, V Cain, and M Kagawa-Singer

Link

Phase I trial of escalating doses of paclitaxel combined with fixed doses of cisplatin and doxorubicin in advanced endometrial cancer and other gynecologic malignancies: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study, Gini F. Fleming, Jeffrey M. Fowler, Stephen E. Waggoner, Larry J. Copeland, Benjamin E. Greer, Ira Horowitz, Gregory Sutton, Russell J. Schilder, Paula M. Fracasso, Harrison G. Ball III, and William P. McGuire III

Link

Factors associated with age at natural menopause in a multiethnic sample of midlife women, Ellen B. Gold, J Bromberger, Sybil L. Crawford, S Samuels, Gail A. Greendale, Sioban D. Harlow, and J Skurnick

Link

Change in women's diet and body mass following intensive intervention for early-stage breast cancer, James R. Hebert, Cara B. Ebbeling, Barbara C. Olendzki, Thomas G. Hurley, Yunsheng Ma, Nancy Saal, Judith K. Ockene, and Lynn Clemow

PDF

The mu switch region tandem repeats are important, but not required, for antibody class switch recombination, Thomas M. Luby, Carol E. Schrader, Janet Stavnezer, and Erik Selsing

Link

Differential regulation of mouse germline Ig gamma 1 and epsilon promoters by IL-4 and CD40, C. S. Mao and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Body mass index in mid-life women: relative influence of menopause, hormone use, and ethnicity, Karen A. Matthews, B Abrams, Sybil L. Crawford, T Miles, R Neer, L H Powell, and D Wesley

Link

Communication skills in women's health care: helping students clarify values related to challenging topics in ob-gyn, Edward Peskin and Katherine K. O'Dell

Link

Facilitating dietary change: the patient-centered counseling model, Milagros C. Rosal, Cara B. Ebbeling, Ingrid Liff, Judith K. Ockene, Ira S. Ockene, and James R. Hebert

Link

Activation of the mouse Ig germline epsilon promoter by IL-4 is dependent on AP-1 transcription factors, Ching-Hung Shen and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Roles of Ets proteins, NF-kappa B and nocodazole in regulating induction of transcription of mouse germline Ig alpha RNA by transforming growth factor-beta 1, M. J. Shi, S. R. Park, P. H. Kim, and Janet Stavnezer

Link

Promoting adherence and retention to clinical trials in special populations: a women's health initiative workshop, Sara Wilcox, Sally A. Shumaker, Deborah J. Bowen, Michelle J. Naughton, Milagros C. Rosal, Shari E. Ludlam, Elizabeth Dugan, Julie R. Hunt, and Stephanie Stevens

Link

Vaginal paravaginal repair: one-year outcomes, Stephen B. Young, Jennifer J. Daman, and Laura G. Bony

Link

Mersilene mesh sling: short- and long-term clinical and urodynamic outcomes, Stephen B. Young, Allison E. Howard, and Stephen P. Baker

Publications from 2000

Link

Is there an association between menopause status and sexual functioning, Nancy E. Avis, R Stellato, Sybil L. Crawford, Catherine B. Johannes, and C Longcope

Link

Women with HIV infection: the three waves of scientific inquiry, Carol A. Bova

Link

Underutilizers of mammography screening today: characteristics of women planning, undecided about, and not planning a mammogram, Lynn Clemow, Mary E. Costanza, W. P. Haddad, Roger Luckmann, Mary Jo White, D. Klaus, and Anne M. Stoddard