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Balu RB, Savitz DA, Ananth CV, Hartmann KE, Miller WC, Thorp JM Jr, Heine PW. Bacterial vaginosis and vaginal fluid defensins during pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002;187:1267-71.

Balu RB, Savitz DA, Ananth CV, Hartmann KE, Miller WC, Thorp JM Jr, Heine RP. Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal fluid neutrophil defensins and preterm birth. Obstet Gynecol. 2003;101(5 Pt 1):862-8.

Bodnar LM, Siega-Riz AM. A diet quality index for pregnancy captures variation in diet and differences in sociodemographic characteristics. Public Health Nutr. 2002;5:801-9.

Borodulin K, Evenson KR, Herring AH.  Physical activity patterns during pregnancy through postpartum.  BMC Women's Health. 2009;9:32.

Borodulin K, Evenson KR, Monda K, Wen F, Herring A, Dole N. Physical activity and sleep among pregnant women.  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2010;24:45-52.

Borodulin K, Evenson KR, Wen F, Herring AH, Benson AM.  Physical activity patterns during pregnancy.  Med Sci Sport Exerc. 2008;40:1901-8.

Chasan-Taber L, Evenson KR, Sternfeld B, and Kengeri S.  Assessment of recreational physical activity during pregnancy in epidemiological studies of birthweight and length of gestation: Methodological aspects.  Women Health  2007;45:85-107.

Daniels JL, Savitz DA, Bradley C, Dole N, Evenson KR, Eucker B, Herring A, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM. Attitudes toward participation in a pregnancy and child cohort study.  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2006:20;260-6.

Deierlein AL, Siega-Riz AM, Herring A.  Dietary energy density but not glycemic load is associated with gestational weight gain.  Am J Clin Nutr 2008;88:693-9.

Deierlein A, Siega-Riz AM, and Evenson KR.  Physical activity during pregnancy and risk of hyperglycemia.  J Womens Health.  2012;21:769-75.  (PMID 22537020)

Demissie Z, Siega-Riz AM, Evenson KR, Herring AH, Dole N, Gaynes BN.  Physical activity and depressive symptoms among pregnant women:  the PIN3 study.  Arch Womens Ment Health.  2011;14:145-57.

Demissie Z, Siega-Riz AM, Evenson KR, Herring AH, Dole N, Gaynes BN.  Association between physical activity and postpartum depressive symptoms.  J Womens Health 2011;20-1025-34.

Demissie Z, Siega-Riz AM, Evenson KR, Herring AH, Dole N, Gaynes BN.  Physical activity during pregnancy and postpartum depressive symptoms.  Midwifery 2012. [Epub ahead of print]

Dole N, Savitz DA, Hertz-Picciotto I, Siega-Riz AM, McMahon MJ, Buekens P. Maternal stress and preterm birth. Am J Epidemiol 2003;157:14-24.

Dole N, Savitz DA, Siega-Riz AM, Hertz-Picciotto I, McMahon MJ, Buekens P. Psychosocial factors and preterm birth among African-American and White Women in Central North Carolina. Am J Public Health 2004;94:1358-65.

Engel SM, Hans CE, Savitz DA, Thorp JM, Chanock SJ, Olshan AF. Risk of spontaneous preterm birth is associated with common pro-inflammatory cytokine polymorphisms. Epidemiology 2005;16:469-77.

Engel SM, Olshan AF, Savitz DA, Thorp JM, Erichsen HC, Chanock SJ. Risk of small-for-gestational age is associated with common anti-inflammatory cytokine polymorphisms. Epidemiology 2005;16:478-86.

Engel SM, Olshan AF, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Chanock SJ. Polymorphisms in folate metabolising genes and risk for spontaneous preterm and small-for-gestational age birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006;195:1231.e1-1231.e11.

Erichsen HC, Engel SM, Eck PK, Welch R, Yeager M, Levine M, Siega-Riz AM, Olshan AF, Chanock SJ. Genetic variation in the sodium-dependent vitamin C transporters, SLC23A1, and SLC23A2 and risk for preterm delivery. Am J Epidemiol 2006;163:245-54.

Evenson KR.  Towards an understanding of change in physical activity from pregnancy through postpartum.  Psychol Sport Exerc. 2011;12:36-45.  PMCID: PMC3026572.

Evenson KR, Bradley CB. Beliefs about exercise among pregnant women. Patient Educ Couns. 2010;79:124-9.

Evenson KR, Chasan-Taber L, Symons Downs D, and Pearce EE.  Review of self-reported physical activity assessments for pregnancy:  Summary of the evidence for validity and reliability.  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol. 2012;26:479-94.  NIHMS375630.

Evenson KR, Herring AH, and Wen F.  Self-reported and objectively measured physical activity among a cohort of postpartum women:  The PIN Postpartum Study.  J Phys Act Health. 2012;9:5-20.  PMCID:  PMC3257811.

Evenson KR, Moos MK, Carrier K, Siega-Riz AM. Perceived barriers to physical activity among pregnant women. Matern Child Health J. 2009;13:364-75.

Evenson KR, Sotres-Alvarez D, Herring AH, Messer L, Laraia BA, Rodriguez DA. Assessing urban and rural neighborhood characteristics using audit and GIS data: Derivation and reliability of constructs. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2009;6(44). Available at www.ijbnpa.org/content/6/1/44.

Evenson KR, Savitz DA, Huston SL. Leisure-time physical activity among pregnant women in the US. Paediatr and Perinat Epidemiol 2004;18:400-7.

Evenson KR, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Leiferman JA, Thorp JM. Vigorous leisure activity and pregnancy outcome: the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study. Epidemiology 2002;13:653-9.

Evenson KR, Terry Jr. JW. Assessment of differing definitions of accelerometer nonwear time. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2009;80:355-62.

Evenson KR and Wen F. Measuring physical activity in pregnant women using a structured one-week recall questionnaire:  evidence for validity and reliability.  Intl J Behavioral Nutr Physical Activity.  2010;7:21.  Available at http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/7/1/21.  PMCID: PMC2855515.

Ferrari RM, Siega-Riz AM, Evenson KR, Moos MK, Melvin CL, Herring AH. Provider advice about weight loss and physical activity in the postpartum period. J Womens Health. 2010;19:397-406.

Ferrari R, Siega-Riz AM, Evenson KR, Moos MK, Carrier KS.  A qualitative study of women's perceptions of provider advice about diet and physical activity during pregnancy.  Patient Education Counseling.  2013, in press.  PMCID:  PMC Journal - In Process.

Fogleman K, Herring A, Kaczor D, Pusek S, Jo H, Thorp JM. Factors that influence the timing of spontaneous labor at term. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2007;18:1-5.

Franceschini N, Savitz DA, Kaufman JS, Thorp JM.  Maternal urine albumin excretion and pregnancy outcome.  Am J Kidney Dis. 2005;45:1010-8.

Frizzelle BG, Evenson KR, Rodriguez DA, Laraia BA. The importance of accurate road data for spatial applications in public health: Customizing a road network for small study areas. Int J Health Geogr. 2009; 8:1-11. Available at www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/8/1/24

Fuentes M, Reich B, Herring A, Evenson KR. Bayesian variable selection for multivariate spatially varying coefficient regression. Biometrics 2010;66:772-82.

Hales D, Evenson KR, Wen F, Wilcox S. Postpartum physical activity: Measuring theory of planned behavior. Am J Health Behav. 2010;34:387-401.

Hartmann KE, Thorp JM, McDonald TL, Savitz DA, Granados JL. Cervical dimensions and risk of preterm birth: a prospective cohort study. Obstet Gynecol 1999;93:504-9.

Harville EW, Savitz DA, Dole N, Herring AH, Thorp JM Jr.  Stress questionnaires and stress biomarkers during pregnancy.  J Womens Health 2009;18:1425-33.

Harville EW, Savitz DA, Dole N, Herring AH, Thorp JM Jr, Light KC. Patterns of salivary cortisol secretion in pregnancy and implications for assessment protocols. Biol Psychol 2007;74:85-91. Epub 2006 Sep 18.

Harville EW, Savitz DA, Dole N, Herring AH, Thorp JM Jr, Light, KC. Stress and placental resistance measured by Doppler ultrasound in early and mid pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2008;32:23-30.

Harville EW, Savitz DA, Dole N, Thorp JM Jr, Herring AH. Psychological and biological markers of stress and bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women. BJOG. 2007;114:216-23.

Herring AH, Dunson DB, Dole N. Modeling the effects of a bi-directional latent predictor from multivariate questionnaire data. Biometrics 2004;60:926-35.

Johnson BA, Herring AH, Ibrahim JG, Siega-Riz AM.  Structured measurement error in nutritional epidemiology: applications in the Pregnancy, Infection and Nutrition (PIN) Study.  J Am Stat Assoc 2007;102:856-66.

Jukic AM, Evenson KR, Daniels J, Herring AH, Wilcox AJ, and Hartmann KE.  Correlates of physical activity at two time points during pregnancy.  J Physical Activity Health 2012;9:325-35.

Jukic AM, Evenson KR, Daniels JL, Herring AH, Wilcox AJ, and Hartmann KE.  A prospective study of the association between vigorous physical activity during pregnancy and length of gestation and birthweight.  Matern Child Health J 2012;16:1031-44.

Kaufman JS, Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring A. Modeling community-level effects on preterm birth. Ann Epid 2003;13:377-84.

Keim SA, Daniels JL, Dole N, Herring A, Siega-Riz AM, Scheidt PC.  A prospective study of maternal anxiety, perceived stress, and depressive symptoms in relation to infant cognitive development.  Early Hum Dev. 2011:87:373-80.

Keim SA, Daniels JL, Siega-Riz AM, Herring AH, Dole N, Scheidt PC.  Breastfeeding and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake in the first 4 post-natal months and infant cognitive development: an observational study.  Matern Child Nutr 2012;8:471-82.

Keim SA, Daniels JL, Siega-Riz AM, Dole N, Herring A, Scheidt, PC.  Depressive symptoms during pregnancy and the concentration of fatty acids in breast milk.  J Hum Lact. 2012;28:189-95.

Laraia BA, Bodnar LM, Siega-Riz AM. Pregravid body mass index is negatively associated with diet quality during pregnancy. Public Health Nutr 2007;10:920-6.

Laraia BA, Epel E, Siega-Riz AM.  Food insecurity with past experience of restrained eating is a recipe for increased gestational weight gain.  Appetite 2013;65:178-84.

Laraia BA, Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Caughy M, O'Campo P, Savitz DA. Direct observation of neighborhood attributes in an urban area of the US South: characterizing the social context of pregnancy. Int J Health Geogr 2006;5:11. Online journal link: www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/5/1/11

Laraia B, Messer L, Evenson K, and Kaufman JS.  Neighborhood factors associated with physical activity and adequacy of weight gain during pregnancy.  J Urban Health 2007;84:793-806.  PMCID:  PMC2232039.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Dole N, London E. Pregravid weight is associated with prior dietary restraint and psychosocial factors during pregnancy. Obesity 2009;17:550-8.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Gundersen C. Household food insecurity is associated with self-reported pregravid weight status, gestational weight gain, and pregnancy complications.  J Am Diet Assoc.  2010;110:692-701.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Gundersen C, Dole N. Psychosocial factors and socioeconomic indicators are associated with household food insecurity among pregnant women. J Nutr 2006;136:177-82.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Kaufman JS, Jones A. Proximity of supermarkets is positively associated with diet quality index for pregnancy (DQI-P). Preventive Medicine 2004;39:869-75.

McLean M, Hines R, Polinkovsky M, Stuebe A, Thorp J, Strauss R.  Type of skin incision and wound complications in obese parturient.  Am J Perinatol, 2011 Nov 21 [epub ahead of print].

McPheeters M, Miller WC, Hartmann KE, Savitz DA, Kaufman JS, Garrett JM, Thorp JM. The epidemiology of threatened preterm labor - a prospective cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2005;192:1325-9.

Meltzer-Brody S, Stuebe A, Dole N, Savitz D, Rubinow D, Thorp J.  Elevated corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) during pregnancy and risk of postpartum depression (PPD).  J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011;96:E40-7.

Messer LC, Dole N, Kaufman JS, Savitz DA. Pregnancy intendedness, maternal psychosocial factors and preterm birth. Matern Child Health J 2005;9:403-12.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Herring A, Laraia BA. Violent crime exposure classification and adverse birth outcomes: a geographically-defined cohort study. Int J Health Geogr 2006;5:22. Online journal link: www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/5/1/22

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Savitz DA, Laraia BA. Neighborhood crime, deprivation and preterm birth. Ann Epidemiol. 2006;16:455-62.

Messer LC, Vinikoor-Imler LC, Laraia BA.  Conceptualizing neighborhood space:  Consistency and variation of associations for neighborhood factors and pregnancy health across multiple neighborhood units.  Health Place. 2012;18:805-13.

Mumford SL, Siega-Riz AM, Herring A, Evenson KR.  Dietary restraint and gestational weight gain.  J Am Diet Assoc 2008;108:1646-53.

Nguyen NC, Evenson KR, Savitz DA, Chu H, Thorp JM, and Daniels JL.  Physical activity and maternal-fetal circulation measured by Doppler ultrasound.  J Perinatol.  2013;33:87-93.  Epub ahead of print 6/7/12 at doi: 10.1038/jp.2012.68.

O'Brien SM, Kupper LL, Dunson DB. Performance of tests of association in misspecified generalized linear models. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 2006;136:3090-3100.

Pan I-J, Daniels JL, Herring AH, Rogan WJ, Siega-Riz Am, Goldman BD, Sjodin A.  Lactational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene and infant growth:  an analysis of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Babies Study.  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2010;24:262-71.

Pastore LM, Hartmann KE, Thorp JM Jr, Royce RA, Jackson TP, Savitz DA. Bacterial vaginosis and cervical dilation and effacement at 24-29 weeks' gestation. Am J Perinatol 2000;17:83-8.

Pastore LM, King TS, Dawson IJ, Hollifield A, Thorp JM Jr. Prospective validation of a perinatal bacterial vaginosis screening risk score. J Perinatol 2004;24:735-42.

Pastore LM, Royce RA, Jackson TP, Thorp JM Jr, Savitz DA, Kreaden US. Association between bacterial vaginosis and fetal fibronectin at 24-29 weeks' gestation. Obstet Gynecol 1999;93:117-23.

Pastore LM, Thorp JM Jr, Royce RA, Savitz DA, Jackson TP. Risk score for antenatal bacterial vaginosis: BV PIN points. J Perinatol 2002;22:125-32.

Pompeii LA, Savitz DA, Evenson KR, Rogers B, McMahon M.  Physical exertion at work and the risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestational-age birth.  Obstet Gynecol 2005;106:1279-88.

Reich BJ, Fuentes M, Herring AH, Evenson KR.  Bayesian variable selection for multivariate spatially varying coefficient regression.  Biometrics 2010;66:772-82.

Royce RA, Jackson T, Thorp JM Jr, Hillier SL, Rabe LK, Pastore LM, Savitz DA. Race/ethnicity, vaginal flora patterns, and pH during pregnancy. Sex Transmit Dis 1999;26:96-102.

Royce RA, Thorp JM Jr, Granados JL, Savitz DA. Bacterial vaginosis associated with HIV infection in pregnant women from North Carolina. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 1999;20:382-6.

Salafia C, Maas E, Thorp JM, Eucker B, Pezzullo JC, Savitz DA. Measures of placental growth in relation to birthweight and gestational age.  Am J Epidemiol 2005;162:991-8.

Saldana TM, Siega-Riz AM, Adair LS. Effect of macronutrient intake on the development of glucose intolerance during pregnancy. Am J Clin Nutr 2004;79:479-86.

Saldana TM, Siega-Riz AM, Adair LS, Savitz DA, Thorp JM. The association between impaired glucose tolerance and birth weight among black and white women in central North Carolina. Diabetes Care 2003;26:656-61.

Saldana TM, Siega-Riz AM, Adair LS, Suchindran C. The relationship between pregnancy weight gain and glucose tolerance status among black and white women in central North Carolina. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2006;195:1629-35.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Herring AH. Methodologic issues in the design and analysis of epidemiologic studies of pregnancy. Stat Methods Med Res. 2006;15:93-102.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Herring AH, Kaczor DT, Murphy J, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM, McDonald TL. Should spontaneous and medically indicated preterm births be separated for studying aetiology? Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2005;19:97-105.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Kaczor DA, Herring AH, Siega-Riz AM, Kaufman J, Thorp JM Jr. Probability samples of area births versus clinic populations for reproductive epidemiology studies. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2005;19:315-22.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Terry JW Jr, Zhou H, Thorp JM Jr. Smoking and pregnancy outcome among African-American and white women in central North Carolina. Epidemiology 2001;12:636-42.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Williams J, Thorp JM Jr, McDonald T, Carter CA, Eucker B. Determinants of participation in an epidemiologic study of preterm delivery. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 1999;13:114-25.

Savitz DA, Harmon Q, Siega-Riz AM, Herring A, Dole N, Thorp JM Jr.  Behavioral influences on preterm birth:  integrated analysis of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study.  Matern Child Health J 2012;16:1151-63.

Savitz DA, Henderson L, Dole N, Herring A, Wilkins DG, Rollins D, Thorp JM Jr. Indicators of cocaine exposure and preterm birth. Obstet Gynecol 2002;99:458-65.

Savitz DA, Herring AH, Mezei G, Evenson KR, Terry JW Jr, Kavet R. Physical activity and magnetic field exposure in pregnancy. Epidemiology 2006;17:222-5.

Savitz DA, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM Jr, Kaczor DT. Poverty, education, race, and pregnancy outcome. Ethn Dis 2004;14:322-9.

Savitz DA, Terry JW Jr, Dole N, Thorp JM Jr, Siega-Riz AM, Herring AH. Comparison of pregnancy dating by last menstrual period, ultrasound, or their combination. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;187:1660-6.

Sayle AE, Savitz DA. Accuracy of reporting of sexual activity during pregnancy. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2003;17:143-7.

Sayle AE, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr, Hertz-Picciotto I, Wilcox AJ. Sexual activity during late pregnancy and preterm delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2001;97:283-9.

Siega-Riz AM, Bodnar LM, Savitz DA. What are pregnant women eating? Nutrient and food group differences by race. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186:480-6. Additional tables and references

Siega-Riz AM, Evenson K, Dole N. Pregnancy related weight gain-A link to obesity. Nutr Rev 2004;62:S105-11.

Siega-Riz AM, Herring A, Carrier K, Evenson KR, Dole N, Deierlein AL.  Sociodemographic, perinatal, behavioral, and psychosocial predictors of weight retention at 3 and 12 months postpartum.  Obesity 2010;18:1996-2003.

Siega-Riz AM, Herrmann TS, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr. Frequency of eating during pregnancy and its effect on preterm delivery. Am J Epidemiol 2001;153:647-52.

Siega-Riz AM, Promislow J, Savitz D, Thorp J, McDonald T. Vitamin C intakes and the risk of preterm delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003;189:519-25.

Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Zeisel S, Thorp JM, Herring A. Second trimester folate status and preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004;191:1851-7.

Strauss RA, Eucker B, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr. Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis from self-obtained vaginal swabs. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2005;13:31-5.

Symons Downs D, Chasan-Taber L, Evenson KR, Leiferman J, and Yeo S.  Physical activity and pregnancy:  Past and present evidence and future recommendations.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.  2012;83:485-502.

Thorp JM Jr. Placental vascular compromise: Unifying the etiologic pathways of perinatal compromise. Current Prob in Obstet Gynecol and Fert 2001;24:197-220.

Thorp JM Jr, Dole N, Herring AH, McDonald TL, Eucker B, Savitz DA, Kaczor D. Alteration in vaginal microflora, douching prior to pregnancy, and preterm birth. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2008;22:530-7.

Vahratian A, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr. Multivitamin use and the risk of preterm birth. Am J Epidemiol 2004;160:886-92.

Vahratian A, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Zhang J. Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity and the risk of cesarean delivery in nulliparous women. Ann Epidemiol 2005;15:467-74. 

Vahratian A, Zhang J, Troendle JF, Savitz DA, Siega-Riz AM. Maternal prepregnancy overweight and obesity and the pattern of labor progression in term nulliparous women. Obstet Gynecol 2004;104:943-51.

Vinikoor LC, Messer LC, Laraia BA, Kaufman JS.  Reliability of variables on the North Carolina birth certificate:  a comparison with directly queried values from a cohort study.  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2010;24:102-12.

Vinikoor-Imler LC, Messer LC, Evenson KR, Laraia BA.  Neighborhood conditions are associated with maternal health behaviors and pregnancy outcomes.  Soc Sci Med 2011;73:1302-11.

Vladutiu CJ, Evenson KR, Marshall SW. Physical activity and injuries during pregnancy. J Phys Act Health 2010;7:761-9.

Webb JB, Siega-Riz AM, Dole N. Psychosocial determinants of adequacy of gestational weight gain. Obesity 2009-17:300-9.

Whitecar PW, Boggess KA, McMahon MJ, Thorp JM Jr, Taylor DD. Altered expression of TcR/CD3-Zeta induced by sera from women developing preeclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2001;185:812-4.

Yang J, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Savitz DA. Reducing misclassification in assignment of timing of events during pregnancy. Epidemiology 2005;16:121-3.

Yang J, Hartmann KE, Savitz DA, Herring AH, Dole N, Olshan AF, Thorp JM Jr. Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy and preterm birth. Am J Epidemiol 2004;160:118-25.

Yang J, Savitz DA, Dole N, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Olshan AF, Thorp JM Jr. Predictors of vaginal bleeding during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2005;19:276-83.

Published Abstracts and Presentations

Balu RB, Savitz DA, Ananth CV, Thorp JM Jr, Heine PW. Bacterial vaginosis and vaginal fluid defensins during pregnancy. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Balu RB, Savitz DA, Ananth CV, Thorp JM Jr, Heine PW. Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal fluid defensins and preterm birth in a cohort of North Carolina women. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Balu RB, Thorp JM Jr, Savitz DA, Heine PW. Association between cervical length and markers of immune status of the cervico-genital tract during pregnancy. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Balu RB, Thorp JM Jr, Savitz DA, McMahon M. Cervical length and the etiologic heterogeneity of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Bigelow J, Herring A, Dole N, Savitz DA, Siega-Riz AM. An evaluation of methods for missing data in a large-scale epidemiological study. Poster presentation at the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society. Tampa, FL, March 30-April 2, 2003.

Bodnar LM, Siega-Riz AM, Switzer B, Savitz D. Maternal folate status and preterm birth. American Public Health Association. Washington DC, November, 1998.

Dole N. The PIN Study's psychosocial component. Oral presentation at the Center for Disease Control's Expert Consultants' Workgroup on Stress and Preterm Delivery. Atlanta, September, 1999.

Dole N, Herring AH, Savitz DA. Structural equation modeling of psychosocial domains, corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), and preterm birth. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Boston, June, 2007.

Dole N, Herring AH, Savitz DA, Thorp JM. Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), perceived stress, and preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Salt Lake City, June, 2004.

Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring AH. Quality and duration of sleep during pregnancy and the risk of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring AH, Siega-Riz AM. Anxiety during pregnancy, medical co-morbidities, and risk of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Dole N, Savitz DA, Hertz-Picciotto I, Thorp JM Jr. Stress, social support, and pregnancy outcome. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999.

Dole N, Savitz DA, Siega-Riz AM. Psychosocial factors and preterm birth among African-American and white women. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. Washington DC, March, 2001.

Dole N, Savitz DA, Siega-Riz AM, McMahon MJ, Thorp JM Jr. Psychosocial factors and preterm birth among African-American and white women in central North Carolina. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Engel SM, Olshan AF, Siega-Riz, AM, Savitz DA, Chanock SJ. Polymorphisms in folate metabolizing genes and risk for spontaneous preterm and small-for-gestational-age birth. Poster presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Seattle, June, 2006.

Evenson KR, Aytur SA, Borodulin K. Physical activity beliefs, barriers, and enablers among postpartum women. J Women Health 2009;18:1925-34.

Evenson KR, Siega-Riz AM, Carrier KS, Neevel N. Barriers to physical activity for pregnant women: Qualitative and quantitative evidence from the PIN3 and PIN Postpartum Studies. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual American College of Sports Medicine Meeting, Denver, May-Jun, 2006. Med Sci Sport Exerc 2006;38(5 suppl):S253.

Evenson KR, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Leiferman JA, Thorp JM. Vigorous leisure activity and pregnancy outcome: the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study. Poster presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting. St. Louis, May, 2002. Med Sci Sport Exercise. 2002;34(5)suppl.

Ferrari RM, Siega-Riz AM, Dole N. Maternal style of coping with stress and adequacy of total gestational weight gain. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Ferre CD, Holzman C, Siega-Riz AM, Enquobahrie DA, Williams MA, Dole N, Rhoda D, Buehler S, Newman M.  Pooled nested case-control study of maternal 25-hydroxyvitamin D status and preterm delivery.  Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June, 2012.

Ferre CD, Holzman C, Siega-Riz AM, Williams MA, Dole N, Rhoda D, Buehler S, Newman M.  Maternal vitamin D status and preterm delivery.  Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October, 2012.

Fogleman K, Herring A, Jo H, Pusek S, Thorp JM. Factors that influence the timing of spontaneous labor at term. Annual Clinical Meeting. Philadelphia, May, 2004.

Forna F, Hartmann KE, Savitz D, Thorp J, Buekens P. Early pregnancy bleeding and risk fo preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Student National Medical Association Annual Conference [second place Clinical Research Award]. April, 1999.

Franceschini N, Kaufman, JS, Thorp JM, Savitz D. Maternal urine albumin excretion and the risk for preterm birth. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Salt Lake City, June, 2004.

Harville E, Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring AH, Thorp J. Stress questionnaires and stress biomarkers during pregnancy: Do they measure the same thing? Poster presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, June, 2006.

Harville E, Dole N, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Diurnal patterns of cortisol. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2005.

Harville E, Dole N, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Stress and umbilical dopplers. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology. Toronto, June, 2005.

Harville E, Dole N, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Stress and uterine dopplers. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology. Toronto, June, 2005.

Harville E, Hartmann KE, Savitz DA. Reports of induced abortion in medical records and interviews. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Harville E, Savitz DA, Dole N, Thorp JM. Predictors of placenta resistance. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Salt Lake City, June, 2004.

Herring AH. Bayesian modeling of multiple episode occurrence and severity with a terminating event. Oral presentation at the International Biometric Conference. Cairns, Australia, July, 2004.

Herring AH, Dunson DB, Dole N. Bayesian competing factor models for bi-directional latent predictors. Oral presentation at the Joint Statistical Meetings. Toronto, August, 2004.

Herring AH, Dunson DB, Dole N. Modeling complex, high-dimensional exposures in epidemiologic studies. Oral presentation at the Statistics in Health Sciences. Nantes, France, June, 2004.

Herring AH, Dunson DB, Dole N. Modeling the effects of a bi-directional latent predictor from multivariate questionnaire data. Oral presentation at the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society. Tampa, FL, March/April, 2003.

Herring AH, Liao X, Savitz DA, Dole N, Evenson K, Thorp JM. Time-varying coefficient models for preterm birth. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Salt Lake City, June, 2004.

Herring AH, Taylor D, Savitz DA, Dole N, Siega-Riz AM. Alternative statistical approaches to modeling preterm birth and gestational age. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Herring AH, Yang J. Modeling bleeding episode occurrence and severity in relation to gestational age at delivery. Poster presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, June, 2006.

Herrmann TS, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM. Association between prolonged periods of time without food during pregnancy and preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999.

Jaskson C, Siega-Riz AM. The perception of body image: a comparison of African-America and Caucasian pregnant women. Poster presentation at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. San Diego, October, 2003.

Kaufman JS, Dole N, Savitz DA. Community-level influences on preterm birth and low birthweight. Oral presentation at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America. Washington DC, March, 2001.

Kinlaw A, Siega-Riz, Dole N.  Is measured serum vitamin D level consistent across the course of pregnancy?  Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June, 2012.

Laraia BA, Messer L, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Savitz DA. Measuring neighborhood attributes in a southern urban area for a study of perinatal health. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Philadelphia, November, 2002.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Gundersen C. Determinants of food insecurity. Poster presentation at the Annual Population Association of American meeting. Boston, April, 2004.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Gundersen C. Food insecurity during pregnancy is associated with excessive weight gain and gestational diabetes but not anemia. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Public Health Association. Washington, November, 2004.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Gundersen C. Pregravid obesity is associated with food insecurity during pregnancy. Poster presentation at Experimental Biology. Washington DC, April, 2004.

Laraia BA, Siega-Riz AM, Kaufman JS. Influence of Supermarket and Convenience Store Availability on Diet Quality Index for Pregnancy (DQI-P). Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Philadelphia, November, 2002.

Messer LC, Dole N, Kaufman JS, Laraia B, DA Savitz. Perceptions of neighborhood safety, neighborhood attributes, and risk of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Messer LC, Dole N, Kaufman JS, Savitz DA. Pregnancy wantedness, maternal coping, and risk of preterm delivery. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Messer LC, Dole N, Kaufman JS, Savitz DA. Pregnancy wantedness, maternal psychosocial factors and preterm birth. Oral presentation at the Annual Population Association of America Meeting. Minneapolis, May, 2003.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Laraia B. Estimating the influence of individual poverty-adjusted educational attainment on term birth weight using conditional models. Poster presented at19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, June, 2006.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Laraia B. Income incongruity, race and preterm birth. Poster presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, June, 2006.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Laraia BA. Estimating the education effect on intra-uterine growth using conditional models. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2005.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Laraia BA. Estimating violent crime's effect on intra-uterine growth using conditional models. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Toronto, June, 2005.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Laraia BA. Neighborhood crime, deprivation and black-white preterm birth disparity. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Toronto, June, 2005.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Laraia BA. Neighborhood-level effects on preterm and very preterm birth among a mulit-year birth cohort in Wake County, NC. Poster presentation at the Annual Population Association of America Meeting. Boston, April, 2004.

Messer LC, Kaufman JS, Laraia BA, Savitz DA. The differing correlates of neighborhood context on African American and white women's birth outcomes in a southern urban area. Oral presentation at the Annual Southern Sociological Society Meeting, March, 2003.

Murphy J, Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring A, Kaczor D, Benson A, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM. Decision to deliver in preterm preeclampsia: Maternal or fetal indications. Poster presentation at 23nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. San Francisco, February, 2003.

Murphy J, Dole N, Savitz DA, Herring A, Kaczor D, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM. Perinatal factors associated with both intermediate and positive bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy. Poster presentation at 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. San Francisco, February, 2003.

O'Brien SM, Kaufman JS. Parsimony, flexibility, and the power of tests of exposure-disease association. Poster presentation at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epideimologic Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Pastore LM. Home remedies used during pregnancy. Efficacy and Safety of Medicinal Herbs International Conference. Chapel Hill, NC, March 2-3, 2000.

Pastore LM, Hartmann KE, Thorp JM Jr, Royce RA, Savitz DA, Jackson TP. Bacterial vaginosis and cervical dilation and effacement at 24-29 weeks' gestation. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999.

Pastore LM, Thorp JM Jr, Royce RA, Jackson T, Savitz DA. Clinical risk scoring system for antenatal bacterial vaginosis. Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. San Francisco, January, 1999, and oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999.

Pompeii LA, Savitz DA. Women who leave work during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestational-age birth. Third International Congress on Women Work and Health. Stockholm, Sweden, June, 2002.

Pompeii LA, Savitz DA, Evenson KR. Occupatioinal physical exertion during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestaional-age birth. Third International Congress on Women Work and Health. Stockholm, Sweden, June, 2002.

Pompeii LA, Savitz DA, Evenson KR, Loomis D, Rogers B, Thorp JM. Cessation of employment and the risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestational age birth. Third International Congress on Women Work and Health. Stockholm, Sweden, June, 2002.

Royce RA, Jackson T, Thorp JM Jr, Savitz DA. Black/white differences at mid-pregnancy in vaginal microflora and pH. Am J Epidemiol 1998;147:S33 (abstract #130).

Royce RA, Pastore LM, Thorp JM Jr, Jackson T, Savitz DA, McDonald T. Factors associated with prevalence of bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy. J Soc Gynecol Invest 1998;5(S):172A.

Salafia C. The effect of placental measurement quality on associations with brithweight and gestational age. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Salafia C, Maas E, Eucker B, Smith FW, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Chorionic plate measures account for 39% of birthweight variance. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, February, 2004.

Salafia C, Maas E, Eucker B, Smith FW, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Chorionic plate measures account for 45% of gestational age variance. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, February, 2004.

Salafia C, Maas E, Eucker B, Smith FW, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Measures of relative umbilical cord insertion account for 26% of birthweight variance. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, February, 2004.

Salafia C, Maas E, Eucker B, Smith FW, Thorp JM, Savitz DA. Measures of relative umbilical cord insertion account for 29% of gestational age variance. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, February, 2004.

Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Thorp JM, Eucker B, Pijnenborg R, Savitz DA. Basal plate uteroplacental vasculature in a birth cohort: measurement methods and analyses. Poster presented at 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, June, 2006.

Saldana TM, Siega-Riz AM, Adair LS, Savitz DA, Thorp JM. The association between impaired glucose tolerance and birth weight among black and white women in central North Carolina. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Toronto, June, 2001.

Saldana TM, Siega-Riz AM, Adair LS, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr. Women with impaired glucose status during pregnancy have heavier babies. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2001.

Savitz DA. Inferences from reproductive epidemiology in clinical settings versus geographically defined populations. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Benson A. Occupational stress and preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Salt Lake City, June, 2004.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Henderson L, Thorp JM Jr. Socioeconomic status, race, and pregnancy outcome. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999. Am J Epidemiol 1999;149:S28 (abstract #111).

Savitz DA, Dole N, Herring AH, Kaczor DA, Murphy J, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM Jr. Risk factor profile of spontaneous and medically indicated preterm births. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Siega-Riz AM, Kaczor DA, Kaufman J, Herring AH, Thorp JM. Probability samples or clinic populations to study pregnancy and children's health? Contrasting approaches of demography and epidemiology. Oral presentation at the Annual Population Association of America Meeting. Boston, April, 2004.

Savitz DA, Dole N, Thorp JM Jr. Smoking and preterm birth: evaluation of timing, dose, and etiologic pathway. Poster presentation at the International Scientific Meeting of the International Epidemiological Association. Florence, Italy, August/September, 1999.

Savitz DA, Kaufman JS, Dole N, Siega-Riz AM, Thorp JM Jr, Kaczor DT. Poverty, education, race, and pregnancy outcome. Poster presentation at the Annual Population Association of America Meeting. Minneapolis, May, 2003.

Savitz DA, Mezei G, Evenson K, Terry J. Physical activity and magnetic field exposure in pregnancy: Implications for association between measured fields and pregnancy outcome. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2005.

Savitz DA, Terry JW Jr, Dole N, Thorp JM Jr, Siega-Riz AM, Herring AH. Comparison of pregnancy dating by last menstrual period, ultrasound, or their combination. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2001.

Savitz DA, Terry JW, Dole N, Thorp JM Jr, Siega-Riz AM, Herring AH. Comparison of pregnancy dating by last menstrual period, ultrasound, or their combination. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Savitz DA, Wilkins D, Rollins D, Thorp JM Jr, Henderson L, Dole N. Hair as an indicator of cocaine use during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, June, 2000. Am J Epidemiol 2000;151:S7 (abstract #26).

Savitz DA, Zeisel S, Mar MH, Friedrich C, Siega-Riz AM. Homocysteine and the risk of preterm birth. UNC Institute of Nutrition Conference. Chapel Hill, NC, October, 2000.

Sayle AE, Savitz DA. Accuracy of reporting of sexual activity during pregnancy. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Chicago, June, 1999.

Sayle AE, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr, Hertz-Picciotto I, Wilcox AJ. Sexual activity during late pregnancy and preterm delivery. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999.

Siega-Riz AM. Diet quality index for pregnancy and meal frequency/fasting. Presentation at the National Academy of Sciences. Institute of Medicine's symposium on Dietary Assessment in the WIC Population. Washington, June, 2000.

Siega-Riz AM, Bodnar LM, Savitz DA. What are pregnant women eating? Foods contributing most to nutrient intake from a North Carolina sample. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Baltimore, June, 1999.

Siega-Riz AM, Bodnar LM, Switzer B, Savitz DA. Red cell folate status in the second trimester of pregnancy and its relation to birth outcome. Oral presentation at Experimental Biology, San Francisco, 1998, and poster presentation at the Annual Meetings of the American Public Health Association. Washington DC, 1998.

Siega-Riz AM,Herring A, Davitz DA, Daniels J. The effect of fish intake on delivering preterm. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Siega-Riz AM, Howard DL, Savitz DA, Thorp J. The association between dyslipidemia and preterm delivery. Oral presentation at 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, June, 2006.

Siega-Riz AM, Promislow J, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr. Vitamin C intake and the risk of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Kaczor D, Herring A, Thorp J. Serum transferrin receptor and preterm birth. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Toronto, June, 2005.

Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp J, Bodnar LM. Supplementation use preconceptionally and during pregnancy: does it decrease the risk of preterm births? Poster presentation at the Annual Meetings of the American Public Health Association. Washington DC, 1998.

Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr, Herrmann T. Meal patterning during pregnancy and its association with preterm births. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Washington, 1998.

Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr, Zeisel S. Is there an association between maternal folate status in the second trimester and preterm birth? Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2001.

Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr, Zeisel S. Is there an association between maternal folate status in the second trimester and preterm birth? Poster presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, January, 2002.

Strauss R, Royce R, Sanasuttipun W, Eucker B, Thorp J. Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis from self-obtained vaginal swabs. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation. Chicago, March, 2000. J Soc Gynecol Invest 2000;7(1)suppl (abstract #840).

Vahratian A, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr. Multivitamin use and the risk of preterm birth. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Vahratian A, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Zhang J. Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity and the risk of emergent cesarean delivery. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research and a Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Salt Lake City, June, 2004.

Vahratian A, Zhang J, Troendle J, Siega-Riz AM, Savitz DA, Thorp JM. Maternal obesity and labor progression in nulliparous women. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. New Orleans, February, 2004. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003; 189(6, Suppl 1):S202.

Whitecar PW, Boggess KA, McMahon MJ, Thorp JM Jr, Taylor DD. Comparison of asymmetric, non-precipitating antibodies in preeclampsia to normotensive pregnant controls. Poster presentation at the Twenty-first Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Reno, NV, February, 2001. J Soc Gynecol Investig 2001;8(1)suppl (abstract #788).

Yang J, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Savitz DA. Reducing misclassification in assignment of gestational month. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Palm Desert, CA, June, 2002.

Yang J, Savitz DA, Dole N, Hartmann KE, Herring AH, Olshan AF, Thorp JM Jr. Predictors of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research. Atlanta, June, 2003.

Yang J, Savitz DA, Thorp JM Jr, Hartmann KE, Dole N. Predictors of vaginal bleeding in the first two trimesters of pregnancy. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research. Toronto, June, 2001.

Dissertations Using PIN Data

Balu, Rukmini Bagchee.  Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal fluid defensins and preterm birth.  2001. David A. Savitz, Advisor.

Bovbjerg, Marit L.   Maternal physical activity and birth outcomes.  2010.  Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Advisor.

Demissie, Zewditu.  The associations between physical activity and antepartum and postpartum depression.  2010.  Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Advisor.

Dole, Nancy. Psychosocial risks for preterm birth. 2001. David A. Savitz, Advisor.

Ferrari, Renee.  Influence of provider advice and maternal attitudes on weight change and physical activity during pregnancy and postpartum.  2008.  Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Advisor.

Harville, Emily W. Stress and uteroplacental blood flood. 2005. David A. Savitz, Advisor.

Herrmann, Tracy S. Association between fasting and preterm birth. 1999. Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Advisor.

Jukic, Anne Marie.  Factors correlated with physical activity during pregnancy and associations of physical activity with spontaneous abortion, length of gestation, and birthweight.  2009.  Julie L. Daniels, Advisor.  

Keim Sarah.  Long-chair Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid in Breast Milk and Infant Formula, Maternal Perinatal Mental Health, and Infant Development.  2009.  Julie L. Daniels, Advisor.

McPheeters, Melissa L. Patterns of hospital-based diagnoses for preterm labor. 2003. Katherine Hartmann, Advisor.

Messer, Lynne C. The neighborhood crime and deprivation environment and risk of preterm birth. 2005. Jay Kaufman, Advisor.

Nguyen, Nghia.  Physical activity, uteroplacental and umbilical circulation, and the risk of gestational hypertension/pre-eclampsia.  2008.  Kelly R. Evenson, Advisor.

Pompeii, Lisa A. Occupational physical exertion during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestational-age birth. 2002. David A. Savitz, Advisor.

Saldana, Tina M. Impaired glucose tolerance during pregnancy. 2002. Linda Adair and Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Advisors.

Sayle, Amy E.  Sexual activity during late pregnancy and risk of preterm delivery. 1998. David A. Savitz, Advisor.

Vahratian, Anjel M. The effect of maternal pre-pregnancy weight status on the course of labor and risk of cesarean delivery. 2004. Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Advisor.

Yang, Juan. Predictors of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy and its relation to preterm birth. 2003. David A. Savitz, Advisor.