Posts Tagged ‘birth defects’

We are thankful for faculty like Dr. Russell Kirby who work to prevent birth defects

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Dr. Russell Kirby and colleagues publish article on trends of selected congenital malformations. Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, and colleagues published “Prevalence and trends of selected congenital malformations in New York state, 1983 to 2007” in the October issue of Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology. Dr. Kirby is a professor and the […]

Dr. Russell Kirby and colleagues publish paper on grastroschisis

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  Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, and colleagues published “Prevalence and Correlates of Gastroschisis in 15 States, 1995 to 2005” in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Kirby is a professor and the Marrell Endowed Chair in the USF College of Public Health, Department of Community and Family Health. He directs the USF Birth Defects Surveillance Program and […]

Dr. Russell Kirby and colleagues publish paper on Bayesian semiparametric model

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  Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, and colleagues published “Bayesian semiparametric model with spatially-temporally varying coefficients selection” in Statistics in Medicine.  Dr. Kirby is a professor and the Marrell Endowed Chair in the USF College of Public Health, Department of Community and Family Health. He directs the USF Birth Defects Surveillance Program and advises the Maternal […]

Dr. Russell Kirby talks Gastroschisis with Reuters

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Gastroschisis: a birth defect that causes a hole to form in a baby’s abdomen. Never heard of it? Not surprised, it’s rare with only 2-3 cases reported per 10,000 live births in the United States. This statistic is one that Russell Kirby, PhD, knows inside and out. For the past eleven years, he led a […]