Association between cocaine abuse in pregnancy and placenta-associated syndromes using propensity score matching approach.

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Early Hum Dev. 2011 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print] Association between cocaine abuse in pregnancy and placenta-associated syndromes using propensity score matching approach. Mbah AK, Alio AP, Fombo DW, Bruder K, Dagne G, Salihu HM. Source Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, United States. Abstract AIMS: We used […]

Social media used to support safer sex for USF study

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University of South Florida professor Eric Buhi spent years researching the sexual risks to young people who met through the Internet. But as the results came in, he began to see it wasn’t the threat that people thought it was. Surveys of local university students showed him that in relationships, the Internet may be like […]

Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPB) Summer 2011 Field Experience Poster Presentations

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Students enrolled in the 2011 summer semester Field Experience presented their summer Field Experience projects in poster format at a debriefing held July 15.  Projects included work done at the Hillsborough County Health department, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, the USF Pediatrics Epidemiology Center, the Arthritis Research Institute of America and the […]

Stillbirth as a risk factor for subsequent infant mortality.

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Early Hum Dev. 2011 Sep;87(9):641-6. Epub 2011 May 24. Stillbirth as a risk factor for subsequent infant mortality. Salihu HM, August EM, Weldeselasse HE, Biroscak BJ, Mbah AK. Source University of South Florida, College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tampa, FL 33612, USA; University of South Florida, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, […]

Changes in prepregnancy body mass index between pregnancies and risk of gestational and type 2 diabetes.

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Whiteman VE, Aliyu MH, August EM, McIntosh C, Duan J, Alio AP, Salihu HM.Changes in prepregnancy body mass index between pregnancies and risk of gestational and type 2 diabetes.Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2011 May 5. [Epub ahead ofprint] PubMed PMID: 21544736. Abstract INTRODUCTION: We investigated whether changes in interpregnancy body mass index (BMI) influence the risk […]

Optimal weight in estimating and comparing areas under the receiver operating characteristic curve using longitudinal data.

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Biom J. 2011 Aug 1. doi: 10.1002/bimj.201100033. [Epub ahead of print] Optimal weight in estimating and comparing areas under the receiver operating characteristic curve using longitudinal data. Wu Y, Wang X. Source Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA. ywu@health.usf.edu. Abstract In the setting of […]

Dr. Rita DeBate Elected to Two Positions

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Dr. Rita DeBate was recently elected as Treasurer of the American Academy of Health Behavior. She was also recently elected to the Board of Ophelia Project and Boys Initiative of Tampa Bay. Congratulations Dr. DeBate!