Fellowship Publications

Here are some first-authored publications by our graduated PTBi fellows that are representative of their primary fellowship project. Please visit PubMed for a more comprehensive list.


Afulani PA, Phillips B, Aborigo RA, Moyer CA. Person-centred maternity care in low-income and middle-income countries: analysis of data from Kenya, Ghana, and India. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Jan;7(1):e96-e109. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30403-0. PubMed. PMID: 30554766

Afulani PA, Kirumbi L, Lyndon A. What makes or mars the facility-based childbirth experience: thematic analysis of women's childbirth experiences in western Kenya. Reprod Health. 2017 Dec 29;14(1):180. doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0446-7. PubMed. PMID: 29284490

Altman MR, McLemore MR, Oseguera T, Lyndon A, Franck LS. Listening to women: Recommendations from women of color to improve experiences in pregnancy and birth care [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 18]. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2020;10.1111/jmwh.13102. doi:10.1111/jmwh.13102. PubMed.

Altman MR, Oseguera T, McLemore MR, Kantrowitz-Gordon I, Franck LS, Lyndon A. Information and power: Women of color's experiences interacting with health care providers in pregnancy and birth. Soc Sci Med. 2019 Oct;238:112491. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112491. Epub 2019 Aug 12.PMID: 31434029 PubMed

Chambers BD, Arabia SE, Arega HA, Altman MR, Berkowitz R, Feuer SK, Franck LS, Gomez AM, Kober K, Pacheco-Werner T, Paynter RA, Prather AA, Spellen SA, Stanley D, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, McLemore MR. Exposures to structural racism and racial discrimination among pregnant and early postpartum Black women living in Oakland, California. Stress Health. 2020 Jan 9. doi: 10.1002/smi.2922. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31919987. PubMed.

Chambers BD, Baer RJ, McLemore MR, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Using Index of Concentration at the Extremes as indicators of structural racism to evaluate the association with preterm birth and infant mortality-California, 2011-2012. J Urban Health. 2019 Apr. doi: 10.1007/s11524-018-0272-4. PubMed PMID: 29869317.

Felder JN, Epel ES, Neuhaus J, Krystal AD, Prather AA. Efficacy of Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of insomnia symptoms among pregnant women: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online January 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.4491. PubMed.

Felder JN, Baer RJ, Rand L, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Prather AA. Sleep disorder diagnosis during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Sep;130(3):573-581. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002132. PubMed PMID: 28796676.

Forde D, Deming DD, Tan JC, Phillips RM, Fry-Bowers EK, Barger MK, Boskovic DS. (2020). Oxidative stress biomarker decreased in preterm neonates treated with Kangaroo Mother Care. Biological Research For Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1099800419900231. PubMed.

Gano D, Ho ML, Partridge JC, Glass HC, Xu D, Barkovich AJ, Ferriero DM. Antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate is associated with reduced cerebellar hemorrhage in preterm newborns. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov;178:68-74. PubMed

Morgan MC, Nambuya H, Waiswa P, et al. Kangaroo Mother Care for clinically unstable neonates weighing ≤2000 g: Is it feasible at a hospital in Uganda? J Glob Health. 2018 Jun;8(1):010701. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.010701. PubMed

Muhindo M, Bress J, Kalanda R, et al. Implementation of a Newborn Clinical Decision Support Software (NoviGuide) in a Rural District Hospital in Eastern Uganda: Feasibility and Acceptability Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2021 Feb 19;9(2):e23737. doi: 10.2196/23737. PubMed

Musana JW, Cohen CR, Kuppermann M, et al. Association of differential symptoms of stress to hair cortisol and cortisone concentrations among pregnant women in Kenya. Stress. 2019 Dec 6:1-11. doi: 10.1080/10253890.2019.1696305. PubMed

Obimbo MM, Zhou Y, McMaster MT, Cohen CR, Qureshi Z, Ong'ech J, Ogeng'o JA, Fisher SJ. Placental structure in preterm birth among HIV-positive versus HIV-negative women in Kenya. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jan 1;80(1):94-102 PubMed