Achievements

Child Development Unit 2013

Grants and Contracts

Tollerud, D., Davis, D.W., Gale, B., Ramos, I. (2011-2013). National Children's Study-Jefferson County Study Center: Pilot Study for Provider-based Sampling Methods. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (approved; reallocation of existing $13,488,947 in NCS funds).

Logsdon, M. C., Davis, D. W., Meyers, J. (2012). Launching Adolescent Moms from Hospital to Home: Improving Health Literacy. Office of Community Engagement Faculty Grants Program, University of Louisville, $10,000; July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014.

Davis, D.W., Logsdon, M.C., Rowland, M., Myers, J., Liu, G. (2013). Health Promotion in Early Childhood: Parent Beliefs as a Determinant of Positive Parenting Behavior. Multidisciplinary Internal Research Grant, University of Louisville, May 2013 – April 2014. (Role: Co-PI; $9,000).


Peer-Reviewed Publications


Davis, D.W., Pressley-McGruder, G., Jones, V.F., Potter, D., Rowland, M., Currie, M., & Gale, B. (2013). Evaluation of an innovative tool for child sexual abuse education. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 22(4), 379–397.

Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Logsdon, M.C., Ryan, L., Wilkerson-McMahon, M. (2013). Health promotion in pediatric primary care: Importance of health literacy and communication practices, Clinical Pediatrics, 52(12), 1124 – 1131.


Peer-Reviewed Presentations


Dempster, R., *Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. (2013). The role of stigma in parental help-seeking for child behavior problems among urban African American parents. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Southern Society for Pediatric Research in New Orleans, LA, February 21-23, 2013.

Davis, D.W., Logsdon, M.C., Myers, J., Eckert, D., Tomasulo, R., Hogan, F., and Williams, C. (2013). Change in PPD policy: Measuring impact on perinatal nurses and new mothers. Paper presentation in Symposium entitled, “One Community's Approach to Overcoming Barriers to Treatment for Postpartum Depression” at the Northwestern Perinatal Mental Health Meeting in Chicago, IL, November 6-8, 2013.

Dempster, R., *Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. (2013). The role of stigma in parental help-seeking for child behavior problems among urban African American parents. Poster presentation at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference.

Dempster, R., *Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. (2013). The role of stigma in parental help-seeking for child behavior problems among urban African American parents. Poster presentation at the 2013 Pediatric Academic Society Annual Conference.


Ongoing Studies


Pendleton, A. & Davis, D.W. One model for providing integrated mental health services in pediatric academic primary care
Davis, D.W., Myers, J., & Bauer, N. The impact of family-centered care on maternal depression and adherence to recommended anticipatory guidance

Dempster, R., Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Keating, A., and Wildman, B. The Role of Stigma in Parental Help-seeking for Child Behavior Problems: Comparison between Urban African American and Rural European American Parents

Logsdon, M.C. & Davis, D.W. Health literacy for pregnant and parenting teens

Davis, D.W., Logsdon, M.C., Rowland, M., Myers, J., Liu, G. (2013). Health Promotion in Early Childhood: Parent Beliefs as a Determinant of Positive Parenting Behavior

 

Child Development Unit 2012

Peer-reviewed publications containing original data: 2

Research Funding

Tollerud, D., Davis, D.W., Troutman, A., Gale, B., Mervis, C., & Gall, S. (September 30, 2008 – September 29, 2013). National Children's Study-Jefferson County Study Center. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, $13,488,947.

Logsdon, M. C., Davis, D. W., Meyers, J. (2012). Launching Adolescent Moms from Hospital to Home: Improving Health Literacy. Office of Community Engagement Faculty Grants Program, University of Louisville, $10,000; July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Theile, A.R., Radmacher, P.G., Anschutz, T.W., Davis, D.W., Adamkin, D.H. (2012). Nutritional strategies and growth in extremely low birth weight infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia over the past 10 years. Journal of Perinatology, 32, 117–122.

Davis, D.W., Pressley-McGruder, G., Jones, V.F., Potter, D., Rowland, M., Currie, M., & Gale, B. (2013). Evaluation of an innovative tool for child sexual abuse education. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 22(4), 379-397.

Williams, P.G., Woods, C., Stevenson, M., Davis, D.W., Radmacher, P. and Smith, M. (2012). Psychotropic medication use in children with autism in the Kentucky Medicaid population. Clinical Pediatrics, 51, 923-7

Williams, P.G., Woods, C., Davis, D.W., Stevenson, M., Radmacher, P. and Smith, M. (2012). Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders in children receiving Kentucky Medicaid. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 110, 270-273.

Davis, D.W., Honaker, S., Jones, V.F., Stocker, F., Williams, P.G., Martin, E. and the Behavioral-Mental Health Task Force. (2012). Identification and management of behavioral health problems in primary care pediatrics: Perceived strengths, challenges, and new delivery models. Clinical Pediatrics, 51, 978-982.

Williams, P.G., Tomchek, S., Grau, R., Bundy, M.B., Kleinert, H., & Davis, D.W. (2012). Parent and physician perceptions of medical home care for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the state of Kentucky. Clinical Pediatrics, 51, 1071-1078.

Oral/Poster National Presentations

Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. (2012). Parenting Information for Low-Income Families in Primary Care. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Southern Society for Pediatric Research in New Orleans, LA, February 9-11, 2012.

Dempster, R., Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. (2013). The role of stigma in parental help-seeking for child behavior problems among urban African American parents. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Southern Society for Pediatric Research in New Orleans, LA, February 21-23, 2013.

Davis, D.W., Honaker, S., Jones, V.F., Stocker, F., Williams, P.G., Martin, E. and the Behavioral-Mental Health Task Force (2012). Behavioral and mental health issues in primary care pediatric practice. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Southern Society for Pediatric Research in New Orleans, LA, February 9-11, 2012.

Williams, P.G., Tomchek, S., Grau, R., Bundy, M.B., Kleinert, H., & Davis, D.W. (2012). Parent and physician perceptions of medical home care for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the state of Kentucky. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Phoenix, AZ, September 7-10, 2012.

Dempster, R., Davis, D.W., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. (Accepted). The role of stigma in parental help-seeking for child behavior problems among urban African American parents. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the 2013 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference.

Ongoing Scientific Studies

Tollerud, D.J., Davis, D.W., Ramos, I.R., Gale, B., and King J. National Children’s Study pilot study entitled, “Provider-based Recruitment Pilot Study, October 2011 through September 2013.

Logsdon, M. C., Davis, D. W., Meyers, J. (2012). Launching Adolescent Moms from Hospital to Home: Improving Health Literacy.

Davis, D.W., Logsdon, M.C., Jones, V.F., Ryan, L. Parent health communication and health literacy in primary care pediatrics.

Journal, Abstract and Grant Reviewer

  • Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing
  • Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Journal of Pediatric Psychology
  • Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing
  • Pediatrics
  • Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Academic Pediatric Societies
  • Society for Research in Child Development