Global Health Academic Publications

2013

Original papers

Welch H, Steenhoff AP, Chakalisa U, Arscott-Mills T, Mazhani L, Mokomane M, Foster-Fabiano S, Wirth KE, Skinn A, Pernica JM, Smieja M, Goldfarb D. Hospital-based Surveillance for Rotavirus Gastroenteritis using Molecular Testing and Immunoassay during the 2011 Season in Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Posters and presentations 

Murphy M. CHOP Program for Child Health in the Dominican Republic. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Global Health Reflections Week; January 2013; Philadelphia PA.

2012

Abstracts

Lowenthal E, Ellenberg J, David T, Tshokonego M, Machine E, Sagdeo A, et al. Virologic outcomes in children receiving EFV-based and NVP-based cART in a large African cohort [abstract]. 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; 2012 Mar 3-8; Seattle, WA.

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Steenhoff AP, Nkakana K, Letlhogile R, Nfanyana K, et al. Very early immunologic and virologic response and early mortality among adults initiating HAART with active tuberculosis in Botswana [abstract]. 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections; 2012 Mar 5-8; Seattle, WA.

Best K, Steenhoff AP, Barenbaum S, Mazhani L, Kung SJ. Burden of acute pediatric asthma exacerbations in Gabo, Botswana [abstract]. AAAAI meeting; 2012 Mar 2-6; Orlando, FL.

Bearden D, Brizzi K, Anabwani G, Dlugos D, Goldfarb D, Kolson D, et al. Risk factors of epilepsy in children with HIV/AIDS in Botswana [abstract]. 64th Annual American Academy of Neurology Meeting; 2012 Apr 21-28; New Orleans, LA.

Lowenthal E, Marukutira T, Marape M, Anabwani, G, Gross, R. Pill Count adherence as a predictor of antiretroviral treatment failure in children [abstract]. 7th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence; 2012 Jun 3-5; Miami, FL.

Murphy M, Randall R, Callender M, Japa I, Finalle R. Measuring Pediatric Health Indicators At A Community-Based Children’s Health Center in the Dominican Republic. American Academy of Pediatrics 2012 National Conference and Exhibition; 2012 Oct 20-23; New Orleans, LA.

Monate P, Feemster K, Steenhoff A, Wirth K, Shah S, Goldfarb D, Finalle R, Makone I, Seme B, Patel Z, Chua P, Kelly M. Treatment Outcomes among HIV-Exposed, Uninfected Children with Severe Pneumonia in Botswana.

Original papers

Mingo AM, Panozzo CA, DiAngi YT, Smith JS, Steenhoff AP, Ramogola-Masire D, et al. Cervical cancer awareness and screening in Botswana. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2012 May;22(4):638-644. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22367370. Read the abstract

Ludwig S, Finalle R. Developing international partnerships with long-term impact. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2012; 13(1): 44-48.

Lowenthal E, Lawler K, Harari N, Moamogwe L, Masunge J, Masedi M, et al. Rapid psychosocial function screening test identified treatment failure in HIV+ African Youth. AIDS Care. 2012;24(6):722-7. Epub 2012 Jan 31. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22292411. Read the abstract

Meaney PA, Sutton RM, Tsima B, Steenhoff AP, Shilkofski N, Boulet JJ, et al. Training hospital care providers in basic CPR skills in Botswana: acquisition, retention and impact of novel training techniques. Resuscitation. Epub 2012 May 3. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22561463. Read the abstract

Posters and presentations 

Steenhoff AP. TB [workshop]. 4th International HIV Conference; 2012 Sep; Gaborone, Botswana.

Lowenthal E. Comparative effectiveness of pediatric antiretroviral treatments [presentation]. CHOP Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Faculty Research Talk; 2012 Jun; Philadelphia, PA.



Lowenthal E, Titus S. Conducting research at CHOP, session 4: international collaborations in research [presentation]. 2012 May; Philadelphia, PA.

Steenhoff A. Can we diagnose in TB in children? [presentation]. McMaster Children’s Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds; 2012 May; Hamilton, Canada.



Lowenthal E. Studying pediatric HIV in resource-limited settings [presentation]. Epidemiological Research Methods in Infectious Diseases Course, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania; 2012 May; Philadelphia, PA.



Finalle R. Pediatric global health and the impact of immigration [presentation]. CoNaPeMe National Pediatric Congress; 2012 Apr 27-30; Mexico City, Mexico.



Welch H. Acute malnutrition [presentation]. CHOP Pediatric Residency Program; 2012 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.


Lowenthal E. Determinants of HIV RNA suppression in Batswana children [presentation]. Botswana-Upenn Partnership Research Meeting; 2012 Apr.

Ludmir J, Steenhoff AP, Metlay JP, Mubaiwa J, Ostmann S, Mazhani L. Pediatric mortality in Botswana: a retrospective review 2006-2009 [poster]. 2012 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting; 2012 Apr 28-May 1; Boston, MA.

Bradshaw C, Finalle R, Paulina-Cordero, R, Steenhoff, A, Voulalas, D. Impact of a home visit program on vaccination coverage among children under five in a semi-rural community in the Dominican Republic [poster presentation]. PAS, Boston; 2012 Apr; Boston, MA.

Goldfarb DM, Welch H, Steenhoff AP, Pernica JM, Mazhani L, Chong S, et al. High yield gastroenteritis pathogen detection in children in Botswana using a highly multiplexed PCR panel and a fluidic microbead based assay [platform presentation]. 2012 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting; 2012 Apr 28-May1; Boston,MA.

Lowenthal E, Mazhani L, Liechty E, Steenhoff AP, Hyoun K. Global health in pediatrics: establishing and nurturing successful partnerships [workshop]. PAS; 2012 Apr; Boston, MA.

Finalle R. Pediatric global health [presentation]. CHOP Pediatric Residency Program; 2012 Mar; Philadelphia, PA.


Antkowiak L. Breastfeeding in the Dominican Republic [presentation]. Boston Children's Hospital Residency Program; 2012 Mar; Boston, MA.

Mingo AM, Panozzo CA, DiAngi YT, Smith JS, Steenhoff AP, Ramogola-Masire D, et al. Cervical cancer awareness and awareness and screening in Botswana [platform presentation]. Annual Meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine; 2012 Feb 22-25; Orlando, FL.

2011

Original papers

Steele KT, Steenhoff AP, Newcomb CW, Rantleru T, Nthobatsang R, Lesetedi G, et al. Early mortality and AIDS progression despite high initial antiretroviral therapy adherence and virologic suppression in Botswana. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20010. Epub 2011 Jun 15. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21698283. Read the article

Mullan PC, Steenhoff AP, Draper H, Wedin T, Bafana M, Anabwani G, et al. Etiology of meningitis among patients admitted to a tertiary referral hospital in Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Jul:30(7):620-2. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21326135. Read the abstract

DiAngi YT, Panozzo CA, Ramogola-Masire D, Steenhoff AP, Brewer NT. A cross-sectional study of vaccine acceptability in Gaborone, Botswana. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e25481. Epub 2011 Oct 25. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22039413. Read the article

Lawler K, Mosepele M, Seloilwe E, Ratcliffe S, Steele K, Nthobatsang R, et al. Depression among HIV-positive individuals in Botswana: a behavioral surveillance. AIDS Behav. 2011 Jan;15(1):204-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19821023. Read the abstract

Posters and presentations 

Huang S. Malnutrition in children across the world [presentation]. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; 2011 Nov; Philadelphia, PA.



Lowenthal E. Global pediatric HIV [presentation]. Frontiers in HIV course at the University of Pennsylvania; 2011 Nov; Philadelphia, PA.


Lowenthal E. Global HIV in children [presentation]. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; 2011 Nov; Philadelphia, PA. 



Lowenthal E. Psychosocial assessments of HIV-infected children and adolescents in Botswana [presentation]. Center for the Study of HIV and AIDS, University of Botswana; 2011 Oct; Botswana, Africa.

Steenhoff A. pediatric tuberculosis [presentation]. 10th Anniversary Symposium of Botswana UPenn Partnership; 2-11 Oct;  Philadelphia, PA.



Steenhoff A. Pediatric TB in Botswana [presentation]. 42nd International Union World Conference on Lung Health; 2011 Oct; Lille, France.



Steenhoff A. Pediatric tuberculosis [presentation]. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Albert Einstein Medical Center; 2011 Aug; Philadelphia, PA. 


Steenhoff A. How to write a scientific manuscript – workshop co-leader & reviewer [presentation]. 1st Sub-Saharan Africa CFAR Conference; 2011 May; Kampala, Uganda.


Finalle R. Pediatric global health [presentation]. Prevention of blindness in children throughout the world, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Ophthalmology CME conference; 2011 Mar; Philadelphia, PA.



Steenhoff A. Pediatric TB, measles and neonatal infections [presentation]. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, University College London; 2011 Feb; London, UK. 

Book chapters

Lowenthal E. Human immunodeficiency virus. In: Florin T, Ludwig S, editors. Netter’s pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.

Lowenthal E, Rezet B. Malnutrition. In: Florin T, Ludwig S, editors. Netter’s pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.

Steenhoff AP. Tuberculosis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. 5-minute pediatric consult. 6th ed. Media (PA): Williams and Wilkins; 2011. 

2010

Abstracts

Steenhoff AP. Research capacity building in Botswana [platform presentation]. 2nd Botswana National HIV/AIDS, STI and Other Infectious Diseases Research Conference; 2010 May 10-21; Gaborone, Botswana.

Kung SJ, Mazhani L, Steenhoff AP. Summary findings of allergen sensitization from an allergy practice in Botswana [poster]. 26th International Pediatric Association Conference; 2010 Aug 4-9; Johannesburg, South Africa.

Harari N, Abera Y, Arscott-Mills T, Masunge J, Janofsky S, Chyten-Brennan J, et al. Prevalence of malnutrition in a rural Botswana district [poster]. 26th International Pediatric Association Conference; 2010 Aug 4-9; Johannesburg, South Africa.

Steenhoff AP. Isoniazid prophylactic therapy in Botswana [platform presentation]. IPT Guideline Meeting: Southern African HIV Clinicians Society; 2010 Oct 14; Cape Town, South Africa.

Steenhoff AP. Gastric aspirates: diagnosing pediatric TB in Botswana [platform presentation]. 3rd Botswana International HIV Conference; 2010 Oct 13-16; Gaborone, Botswana.

Original papers

Ludmir J, Valliante WK, Kuskov SI, Kayembe MK, Mubaiwa J, Steenhoff AP. Picture of the month – quiz case. Ruptured hydatid lung cyst. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Oct;164(10):973,974-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20921357. No abstract available.

Parikh K, Marein-Efron G, Huang S, O'Hare G, Finalle R, Shah SS. Nutritional status of children after a food-supplementation program integrated with routine healthcare through mobile clinics in migrant communities in the Dominican Republic. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Sep;83(3):559-64. Cited in PubMed; PMCID: PMC2929051.

Steele KT, Thakur R, Zetola N, Nthobatsang R, Steenhoff AP, Bisson G. In-hospital mortality of HIV-infected cryptococcal meningitis patients with C. gattii and C.neoformans infection in Gaborone, Botswana. Med Mycol. Med Mycol. 2010 Dec;48(8):1112-5. Epub 2010 May 3. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20438294.

Lawler K, Mosepele M, Ratcliffe S, Seloilwe E, Steele K, Nthobatsang R, et al. Neurocognitive impairment among HIV-positive individuals in Botswana: a pilot study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2010 Apr 20;13(1):15. Cited in PubMed; PMCID: PMC2876070.

Simbiri KO, Murakami M, Feldman M, Steenhoff AP, Nkomazana O, Bisson G, et al. Multiple oncogenic viruses identified in ocular surface squamous neoplasia in HIV-1 patients. Infect Agent Cancer. 2010 Mar26;5(1):6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20346104.

2009

Abstracts

Finalle R. A global response: pediatric global health fellowship [platform presentation]. Global Health Education Consortium Annual Conference; 2009 Apr 3-5; Bethesda, MD.

Arscott-Mills T, Harari N, Phologolo T, Masunge J, Makombe R, Nkomazana O, et al. Towards true partnership — early lessons learned in a Botswana pediatric HIV-TB program [poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; 2009 May 2-5; Baltimore, MD.

Harari N, Arscott-Mills T, Phologolo T, Makombe R, Shepherd J, Friedman H, et al. Avoiding parallel systems: contact tracing for TB in Botswana [poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; 2009 May 2-5; Baltimore, MD.

Ntshimane M, Arscott-Mills T, Phologolo T, Makombe R, Shepherd J, Makgeng L, et al. Enhanced TB diagnosis in Batswana children [poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; 2009 May 2-5; Baltimore, MD.

Seropola G, Arscott-Mills T, Modongo C, Caiphus C, Kurup S, Phologolo T, et al. TB contact tracing in Botswana — knowledge and acceptability [poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; 2009 May 2-5; Baltimore, MD.

Kung SJ, Mazhani L, Dickinson D, Steenhoff AP. Summary findings of skin prick test results from an allergy practice in Botswana [platform presentation]. Allergy Society of Southern Africa; 2009 Jul. 

Steenhoff AP. The state of Africa’s children [platform presentation]. 2nd CHOP Global Health Conference; 2009 Nov 25; Philadelphia, PA.

Joel D, Mullan P, Seleke R, Johnson R, Steenhoff AP, Makombe R, et al. Sputum induction for pediatric tuberculosis diagnosis in a resource limited setting [poster]. 40th Union World Conference on Lung Health; 2009 Dec 3-7; Cancun, Mexico.

Original papers

Fisher BT, Meaney PA, Shah SS, Irwin S, Grady CA, Kurup S, et al. Antibiotic utilization in pediatric patients admitted to a referral hospital in Botswana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Jul;81(1):129-31. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19556577.

Wood SM, Bafana M, Steele KT, Ratner AJ, Malefho K, Meaney PA, et al. Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in Gaborone, Botswana. Infection Control & Hosp Epidemiology. 2009 Aug;30(8):782-5. Cited in PubMed; PMCID: PMC2905209.

Rowe JS, Shah SS, Marais BJ, Steenhoff AP. Diagnosis and management of tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected pediatric patients. Pediatr Infect Dis J. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Feb;28(2):147-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19174688. No abstract available.

Cohn KA, Finalle R, O'Hare G, Feris JM, Fernández J, Shah SS. Risk factors for intrathoracic tuberculosis in children in the economic migrant populations of two Dominican Republic bateyes. Pediatr Infect Dis J Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Sep;28(9):782-6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19654565.

Rowe JS, Shah SS, Motlhagodi S, Bafana M, Tawanana E, Truong H, et al. An epidemiologic review of enteropathogens in Gaborone, Botswana: shifting patterns of resistance in an HIV endemic region. PLoS One. 2010 Jun 2;5(6):e10924. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20543877.

Books

Shah SS, editor. Pediatric practice: infectious diseases. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2009.

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