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Klein JD, Gorzkowski J, Resnick EA, et al. Delivery and Impact of a Motivational Intervention for Smoking Cessation: A PROS Study. Pediatrics. 2020;146(4):e20200644

Kaelber DC, Localio AR, Ross M, et al. Persistent Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: A 6-Year Cohort Study. Pediatrics. 2020;146(4):e20193778

Kronman MP, Gerber JS, Grundmeier RW, et al. Reducing Antibiotic Prescribing in Primary Care for Respiratory Illness. Pediatrics. 2020;146(3):e20200038; DOI:

Wright M, Delacroix E, Sonneville K, Considine S, Proctor T, Steffes J, Harris D, Shone L,  Woo H, Vaughan R, Grundmeier R, Fiks A, Stockwell M, Resnicow K. Reducing pediatric overweight and obesity through Motivational Interviewing: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial in the AAP PROS Research Network. BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035720. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035720

Gregory EF, Miller JM, Wasserman RC, et al. Adherence to Pediatric Universal Cholesterol Testing Guidelines Across Body Mass Index Categories: A CER2 Cohort Study. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. August 2020; doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.006519

Kelly M, Grundmeier R, Stephens-Shields A, Localio R, Shone L, Wright M, Steffes J, Humiston S, Rand C, Albertin C, Breck A, Abney D, McFarland G, Szilagyi P, Fiks A. Missed Opportunities for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination at Office Visits during which Influenza Vaccine was Administered: An AAP Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) National Primary Care Research Network Study. Vaccine. 2020; 38 (33), 5105-5108.  DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.05.090

Nekrasova E, Stockwell M, Localio R, Shults J, Wynn C, Shone L, Berrigan L, Kolff C,  Griffith M, Johnson A, Torres A, Opel D and Fiks A: Vaccine hesitancy and influenza beliefs among parents of children requiring a second dose of influenza vaccine in a season: An American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) study, Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1707006


Hopfer S, Wright M, Pellman H, Wasserman R and Fiks AG. HPV vaccine recommendation profiles among a national network of pediatric practitioners: understanding contributors to parental vaccine hesitancy and acceptance, Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2018.1560771                    


Czaja A, Ross ME, Liu W, Fiks AG, Localio A, Wasserman RC, Grundmeier R, Adams WG.  Electronic health record (EHR) based post-marketing surveillance of adverse events associated with pediatric off-label medication use: a case study of short-acting beta-2-agonists and arrhythmias. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2018;1‐8.


Daymont C, Ross ME, Localio R, Fiks AG, Wasserman RC, Grundmeier RW. Automated identification of implausible values in growth data from pediatric electronic health records. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017:24(6) 1080-1087. DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocx037.​

Czaja A, Fiks AG, Wasserman RC, Valuck RJ.  Beyond the Label: Steering the Focus Towards Safe and Effective ​​Prescribing.  Pediatrics. Apr 2017, e20163518; DOI:10.1542/peds.2016-3518​​


Kaelber DC, Liu W, Ross M, Localio AR, Leon JB, Pace WD, Wasserman RC, Fiks AG, for the Comparative Effectiveness Research Through Collaborative Electronic Reporting (CER 2 ) Consortium. Diagnosis and medication treatment of pediatric hypertension: a retrospective cohort study. Pediatrics. 2016; e20162195; (doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2195).

Fiks AG, Ross ME, Mayne SL, Song L, Liu W, Steffes J, McCarn B, Grundmeier RW, Localio AR, Wasserman R. Preschool ADHD Diagnosis and Stimulant Use Before and After the 2011 AAP Practice Guidelines. Pediatrics. 2016, e20162025; (doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2025).

Fiks AG, duRivage N, Mayne SL, Finch S, Ross ME, Giacomini K, Suh A, McCarn B, Brandt E, Karavite D, Staton EW, Shone LP, McGoldrick V, Noonan K, Miller D, Lehmann CU, Pace WD, Grundmeier RW. Adoption of a portal for the primary care management of pediatric asthma: A mixed methods implementation study. J Med Internet Res. 2016;18(6):e172 (doi: 10.2196/jmir.5610).  

Fiks AG, Scheindlin B, Shone L. 30th Anniversary of Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS): an invitation to become engaged. Pediatrics. 2016;138(3):e20161126; (doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-1126).

Shope JT, Zakrajsek J, Finch S, Bingham CR, O'Neil J, Yano S, Wasserman R, Simons-Morton BG.  Translation to primary care of an effective teen safe driving program for parents. Clin Pediatr. 2016;55(11):1026-1035. ePub ahead of print. (doi:10.1177/0009922816665086).

Lee J, Wasserman R, Kaciroti N, Gebremariam A, Steffes J, Dowshen S, Harris D, Serwint J, Abney D, Smitherman L, Reiter E, Herman-Giddens ME. Timing of puberty in overweight versus obese boys. Pediatrics. 2016. 137(2):1-10; (doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0164).

Drehmer JE, Hipple B, Nabi-Burza E, Ossip DJ, Chang Y, Rigotti NA, Winickoff JP. Proactive enrollment of parents to tobacco quitlines in pediatric practices is associated with greater quitline use: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:520. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3147-1).

Resnicow K, Harris D, Wasserman R, et al. Advances in Motivational Interviewing for Pediatric Obesity: Results of the Brief Motivational Interviewing to Reduce Body Mass Index Trial and Future Directions.  Pediatric Clinics of North America. Pediatr Clin N Am 2016:63 539–562.

Mayne S, Ross M, Song L, McCarn B, Steffes J, Liu W, Margolis B, Azuine R, Gotlieb E, Grundmeier R, Leslie L, Localio R, Wasserman R, Fiks A.  Variations in Mental Health Diagnosis and Prescribing Across Pediatric Primary Care Practices. Pediatrics. May 2016, 137 (5) e20152974; (doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2974).



Finch SA, Wasserman R, Nabi-Burza E, Hipple B, Oldendick R, Winickoff JP. Overcoming challenges in the changing environment of practice-based research. Ann Fam Med, 13(5) 475-479. (doi: 10.1370/afm.1809).

Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW, Steffes J, Adams WG, Kaelber DC, Pace WD, Wasserman RC. Comparative effectiveness research through a collaborative electronic reporting consortium. Pediatrics. 2015; 136(1), e215-e224.

Resnicow K,  McMaster F, Bocian A,  Harris D,  Zhou Y,  Snetselaar L, Schwartz R, Myers E, Gotlieb J, Foster J, Hollinger D, Smith K, Woolford S, Mueller D, Wasserman R. Motivational Interviewing and Dietary Counseling for Obesity in Primary Care: An RCT. Pediatrics, 135 (4) 649-657. (doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1880).

Drehmer JE, Hipple B, Ossip DJ, Nabi-Burza E, Winickoff JP. A Cross-Sectional Study of Happiness and Smoking Cessation Among Parents. Journal of Smoking Cessation. [published online March 24, 2015]. (doi:10.1017/jsc.2015.6).

Fiks, AG, Mayne SL, Song L, Steffes J, Liu W, McCarn B, Margolis B, Grimes A, Gottleib E, Localio R, Ross ME, Grundmeier RW, Wasserman R, Leslie LK. Changing patterns of alpha agonist medication use in children 2009-2011. J Child Adolesc Psychiatry.

Grundmeier R, Song L, Ramos M, Fiks A, Elliott M, Fremont A, Pace W, Wasserman R, Localio R. Imputing missing race/ethnicity in pediatric electronic health records: reducing bias with use of the US Census location and surname data. Health Services Research. 2015 Aug;50(4):946-60. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12295. Epub 2015 Mar 11.

Fiks AG. Centralized reminder-recall: collaboration promotes the effective use of technology. JAMA Pediatrics. Feb 2015. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3709.

Dempsey J, Regan S, Drehmer JE, Finch S, Hipple B, Klein JD, Murphy S, Nabi-Burza E, Ossip D, Woo H, Winickoff JP. Black vs White differences in rates of addressing parental tobacco use in the pediatric setting. Academic Pediatrics. Jan 2015; 15(1):47-53. (doi:10.1016/j.acap.2014.06.018).

Miller D, Noonan K, Fiks AG, Lehmann CU. Increasing pediatrician participation in EHR incentive programs. Pediatrics Jan 2015; 135(1):e1-4. (doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-2438).


Winickoff JP, Nabi-Burza E, Chang Y, Regan S, Drehmer J, Finch S, Wasserman R, Ossip D, Hipple B, Woo H, Klein J, Rigotti NA. Sustainability of a parental tobacco control intervention in pediatric practice. Pediatrics, 2014; 134 (5): 933-941, (doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0639)

Gorzkowski, J. A., Klein, J. D., Harris, D. L., Kaseeska, K. R., Whitmore-Shaefer, R. M., Bocian, A. B., Davis, J. B., Gotlieb, E. M, & Wasserman, R. C. Maintenance of Certification Part 4 Credit and Recruitment for Practice-Based Research. Pediatrics 2014:134(4):747-53. (doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0316).

Drehmer JE, Ossip DJ, Nabi-Burza E, Rigotti NA, Hipple B, Woo H, Chang Y, Winickoff JP.  Thirdhand Smoke Beliefs of Parents. Pediatrics 2014;133(4):e850-6.(doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3392)

Fiks, AG & Grundmeier, RW. (2014). Elucidating Challenges and Opportunities in the Transition to ICD-10-CM. Pediatrics. 134(1); 169-170.(doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-0726).


Bernstein HH, Spino C, Lalama CM, Finch S, Wasserman RC, McCormick MC. Unreadiness for Postpartum Discharge Following Healthy Term Pregnancy: Impact on Health Care Use and Outcomes. Academic Pediatrics. 2013;13(1):27-39; (doi:10.1016/j.acap.2012.08.005).

Friebley J, Rigotti NA, Chang Y, Hall N,Weiley V, Dempsey J, Hipple B, Nabi E, Woo H, Winickoff JP. Parent Smoker Role Conflict and Planning to Quit Smoking: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Public Health.  2013; 13:164; (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-164).

Nabi-Burza E, Winickoff JP, Finch S, Regan S. Triple Tobacco Screen: Opportunity to Help Families Become Smokefree.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  2013;45(6):728-731; (doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2013.07.007).

Ossip DJ, Chang Y, Nabi-Burza E, Drehmer J, Finch S, Hipple B, Rigotti NA, Klein JD, Winickoff JP.  Strict Smoke-free Home Policies Among Smoking Parents in Pediatric Settings. Academic Pediatrics. 2013;13(6):517-523; (doi:10.1016/j.acap.2013.06.003).

Winickoff JP, Nabi-Burza E, Chang Y, Finch S, Regan S, Wasserman M, Woo H, Ossip D, Klein J, Dempsey J, Drehmer J, Hipple B, Slora E, Weiley V, Murphy S, Rigotti N. Implementation of a Parental Tobacco Control Intervention in Pediatric Practice. Pediatrics. 2013; 132(1):109-117; (doi:10.1542/peds.2012-3901).


Drehmer JE, Ossip DJ, Rigotti NA, Nabi E, Woo H, Wasserman RC, Chang Y & Winickoff JP. Pediatrician interventions and thirdhand smoke beliefs of parents. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2012;43(5):533-536; (doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2012.07.020).

Fiks AG, Grundmeier RW, Margolis B, Bell LM, Steffes J, Massey J, Wasserman RC. Comparative Effectiveness Research Using the Electronic Medical Record: An Emerging Area of Investigation in Pediatric Primary Care. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2012; 160(5): 719-724; (doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.01.039).

Herman-Giddens ME, Steffes J, Harris D, Slora E, Hussey M, Dowshen S, Wasserman R, Serwint JR, Smitherman L, Reiter EO. Secondary sexual characteristics in boys: data from the Pediatric Research in Office Settings Network. Pediatrics. 2012;130(5): e1058-e1068; (doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3291).

Nabi-Burza E, Regan S, Dempsey J, Drehmer J, Friebely J, Hall N, Hipple B, Ossip D, Rigotti N, Weiley V, Winickoff JP.  Parents Smoking In Their Cars With Children. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(6): e1471-e1478; (doi:10.1542/peds.2012-0334).

Winickoff JP, Hipple B, Drehmer J, Nabi E, Hall N, Ossip DJ, Friebely J. The Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE) Intervention: A Decade of Lessons Learned.  Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2012; 19(9): 414-419.


Ip EH, Wasserman R, Barkin S.  Comparison of intraclass correlation coefficient estimates and standard errors between using cross-sectional and repeated measurement data: The Safety Check cluster randomized trial.  Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2011;32(2):225-232.

Resnicow K, McMaster F, Woolford S, Wasserman R, Slora E, Bocian A, Harris D, Drehmer J, Schwartz R, Myers E, Foster J, Snetselaar L, Hollinger D, Smith K. Study design and baseline description of the BMI2 trial: Reducing paediatric obesity in primary care practices. Pediatric Obesity 2011;7(1):3-15.

Sege R, Flaherty E, Jones R, Price L, Harris D, Slora E, Abney D, Wasserman R.  To report or not report: Examination of the initial primary care management of suspicious childhood injuries.  Academic Pediatrics. 2011;(11):460-466.

Slora EJ, Bocian AB, Finch SA, Wasserman RC. Pediatric Research in Office Settings at 25: A Quarter Century of Network Research Toward the Betterment of Children's Health.  Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care.  2011;41(10):286-292.

Wasserman R, Bocian A, Harris D, Slora E. Limited capacity in U.S. pediatric drug trials: qualitative analysis of expert interviews. Pediatric Drugs. 2011;13(2):119-124.

Wasserman R, Serwint JR, Kuppermann N, Srivastava R, Dreyer B. The APA and the rise of pediatric generalist network research. Academic Pediatrics 2011; 11:195-204.

Wasserman RC. Electronic medical records (EMRs), epidemiology, and epistemology: reflections on EMRs and clinical research. Academic Pediatrics 2011;11:280-287.


Slora EJ, Wasserman RC. Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS): A research network to enhance practice and improve child health. Pediatric Annals. 2010;39(6):352-361.

Slora EJ, Harris DL, Bocian AB, Wasserman RC. Pediatric clinical research networks: current status, common challenges, and potential solutions. Pediatrics. 2010;126:740-745.


Finch SA, Barkin SL, Wasserman RC, Dhepyasuwan N, Slora EJ, Sege RD.  Local-IRB review of national practice-based research network (PBRN) studies: helpful or redundant?  Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  2009;163(12):1130-1134.

Slora EJ,  Bocian AB, Herman-Giddens ME, Harris DL, Pedlow SE, Dowshen SA, Wasserman RC.  Assessing inter-rater reliability (IRR) of Tanner staging and orchidometer use with boys: A study from PROS.  Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.  2009;22(4):291-300.


Barkin SL, Finch S, Ip EH, Scheindlin B, Craig JA, Steffes J, Weiley V, Slora E, Altman D, Wasserman RC. Is office-based counseling about media use, time-outs, and firearm storage effective? Results from a cluster randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2008;122(1):e15-e25.

Darden P, Taylor J, Brooks D, Hendricks JW, Massoudi M, Stevenson J, Bocian A. How should immunization rates be measured in the office setting? A study from PROS and NMA PedsNet. Clinical Pediatrics. 2008;47: 252-260.

Finch SA, Weiley V, Ip EH, Barkin S. Impact of pediatricians' perceived self-efficacy and confidence on violence prevention counseling: A national study. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2008;12(1):75-82.

Finch SA, Lalama C, Spino C, Schwartz HC, Wasserman RC, McCormick MC, Bernstein HH. Practice-based research network solutions to methodological challenges encountered in a national, prospective cohort study of mothers and newborns. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 2008;22(1):87-98.

Flaherty EG, Sege RD, Griffith J, Price LL, Wasserman R, Slora E, Dhepyasuwan N, Harris D, Norton D, Angelilli M, Abney D, Binns HJ.  From suspicion of physical child abuse to reporting: Primary care clinician decision-making. Pediatrics.  2008; 122 (3):611-619.

Jones R, Flaherty E, Binns H, Price L, Slora E, Abney D, Harris D, Christoffel KK, Sege R.    Clinicians' description of factors influencing their reporting of suspected child abuse: A report of the Child Abuse Reporting Experience Study Research Group.  Pediatrics.  2008;122 (2):259-266.

Luginbuhl LM, Newman TB, Pantell RH, Finch SA, Wasserman RC. Office-based treatment and outcomes for febrile infants with clinically diagnosed bronchiolitis.  Pediatrics.  2008;122(5):947-954.

Pascoe JM, Little DR, Forbis SG, Slora EJ. Patient visits to a midwestern primary care practice-based research network: a comparison to two national primary care data sets. Southern Medical Journal. 2008;101(7):693-698.

Slora EJ, Steffes JM, Harris D, Clegg HW, Norton D, Darden PM, Sullivan SA, Wasserman RC.  Improving practice immunization rates through distance-based quality improvement: A feasibility trial from PROS.  Clinical Pediatrics. 2008;47(1):25-36.


Barkin S, Scheindlin B, Ip E, Richardson I, Finch S.  Determinants of parental discipline practices: A national sample from primary care practices.  Clinical Pediatrics. 2007;46(1):64-69. 

Bernstein HH, Spino C, Finch S, Wasserman R, Slora E, Lalama C, Touloukian C, Lilienfeld H, McCormick MC. Decision-making for postpartum discharge of 4,300 mothers and their healthy infants: The Life Around Newborn Discharge Study.  Pediatrics.  2007;120:e391-e400.

Darden P, Taylor J, Brooks D, Hendricks JW, Massoudi M, Stevenson J, Bocian A. How should immunization rates be measured in the office setting? A study from PROS and NMAPedsNet.  Clinical Pediatrics.  Published online ahead of print.  2007;doi:10.1177/0009922807308743.

DuRant R, Barkin S, Craig J, Weiley V, Ip E, Wasserman R.  Firearm ownership and storage patterns among families with children who receive well child care in pediatric offices. Pediatrics.  2007;119(6):e1271-e1279.

Schwartz R, Hamre R, Dietz W, Wasserman R, Slora E, Myers E, Sullivan S, Rockett H, Thoma K, Dumitru G, Resnicow K. Office-based motivational interviewing to prevent childhood obesity: A feasibility study. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 2007;161(5):495-501.


Barkin S, Ip E, Finch S, Martin K, Steffes J, Wasserman RC. Clinician practice patterns: Linking to community resources for childhood aggression.  Clinical Pediatrics. 2006;45:750-756.

Barkin S, Richardson I, Klinepeter S, Ip E, Finch S, Krcmar M. Parental media mediation styles for children ages 2-11 years. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2006;160:395-401.

Bergman DA, Mayer ML, Pantell RH, Finch SA, Wasserman RC. Does clinical presentation explain practice variability in the treatment of febrile infants?  Pediatrics 2006;117(3):787-795. 

Chien A, Coker T, Choi L, Slora E, Bodnar P, Weiley V, Wasserman R, Johnson J.  What do pediatric primary care providers think are important research questions? A perspective from PROS providers.  Ambulatory Pediatrics 2006;6:352-355.

Flaherty EG, Sege R, Price LL, Kaufer Christoffel K, Norton DP, O'Connor KG.  Pediatrician characteristics associated with child abuse identification and reporting: Results from a national survey of pediatricians.  Child Maltreatment. 2006;11:361-369.

Serwint JR, Thoma KA, Dabrow SM, Hunt LE, Barratt MS, Shope TR, Darden PM. Comparing patients seen in continuity clinics and the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS): A study from the Continuity Research Network (CORNET).  Pediatrics.  2006;118:e849-58.

Slora EJ, Thoma KA, Wasserman RC, Pedlow SE, Bocian AB.  Patient visits to a national practice-based research network: Comparing Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) to the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS).  Pediatrics.  2006; 118(2): e228-e234.


Barkin SL, Scheindlin B, Brown C, Ip E, Finch S, Wasserman RC.  Anticipatory guidance topics:  Are more better? Ambulatory Pediatrics 2005;5(6):372-376.

Schroeder AR, Newman TB, Wasserman RC, Finch SA, Pantell RH.  Choice of urine collection methods for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in young, febrile infants. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  2005;159:915-922.

Trowbridge M, Sege R, Olson L, O'Connor K, Flaherty E, Spivak H. Intentional injury management and prevention in pediatric practice: Results from 1998 and 2003 American Academy of Pediatrics Periodic Surveys, Pediatrics.  2005;116:996-1000.


Flaherty EG, Jones R, Sege R. The Child Abuse Recognition Experience Study Research Group. Telling their stories: Primary care practitioners' experience evaluating and reporting injuries caused by child abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect 2004; 28: 939–945.

Herman-Giddens ME, Kaplowitz PB, Wasserman RC. Navigating the recent papers on girls' puberty in pediatrics: what do we know and where do we go from here? Pediatrics 2004; 113: 911-917.

Mohr JJ, Lannon CM, Thoma KA, Woods DM, Slora EJ, Wasserman RC, Kleckner D, Uhring L.  Learning from Errors in Ambulatory Pediatrics (LEAP).  Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation.  2004;1:355-368.

Pantell RH, Newman TB, Bernzweig J, Bergman DA, Takayama JI, Segal M, Finch SA, Wasserman RC. Management and outcomes of care of fever in early infancy.  JAMA 2004; 291: 1203-1212.


Ferris TG, Wasserman RC.  Primary care and specialty care for U.S. children: What is the right mix?  Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2003; 157:219-220.

Gardner W, Kelleher KJ, Pajer KA, Campo, JV. Primary care clinicians' use of standardized tools to assess child psychosocial problems. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2003; 3(4):191–195.

Wasserman RC, Slora EJ, Bocian AB. Current status of pediatric practice-based research networks.  Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care 2003; 33:115-123.


Bernstein H, Spino C, Baker A, Slora E, Touloukian C, McCormick, M. Postpartum discharge: Do varying perceptions of readiness impact health outcomes? Ambulatory Pediatrics 2002;2:388-395.

Britton JR, Baker A, Spino C, Bernstein HH. Postpartum discharge preferences of pediatricians: Results from a national survey. Pediatrics 2002;110:53-60

Gardner W, Pajer KA, Kelleher KJ, Scholle SH, Wasserman RC.  Child sex differences in primary care clinicians' mental health treatment of children and adolescents.  Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine  2002;156: 454-459.

Glade GB, Forrest CB, Starfield B, Baker AE, Bocian AB, Wasserman RC.  Specialty referrals made during telephone conversations with parents.  Ambulatory Pediatrics 2002; 2:93-98.

Newman TB, Bernzweig JA, Takayama JI, Finch SA, Wasserman RC, Pantell RH.  Urine testing and urinary tract infections in febrile infants seen in office settings: The Pediatric Research in Office Settings' Febrile Infant Study.  Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2002;156:44-54.

Taylor JA, Darden PM, Brooks DA, Hendricks JW, Baker AE, Wasserman RC.  Practitioner policies and beliefs and practice immunization rates: A study from PROS and the National Medical Association.  Pediatrics 2002;109:294-300.

Taylor JA, Darden PM, Brooks DA, Hendricks JW, Wasserman RC, Bocian AB. The association between parental preferences and perceptions of barriers to vaccination and the immunization status of their children: A study from PROS and the National Medical Association.  Pediatrics 2002;110:1110-1116.

Wasserman RC.  Randomized trials and recruitment tribulations: rethinking the research enterprise.  J Pediatr 2002; 141:756-757.


Gardner WP, Nutting PA, Kelleher KJ, Werner JJ, Farley T, Stewart L, Hartsell M, Orzano AJ. Does the Family APGAR effectively measure family functioning? Journal of Family Practice. 2001; 50: 19-25.

Herman-Giddens ME, Bourdony C, Slora E, Wasserman RC. Early puberty: a cautionary tale. Pediatrics. 2001; 117: 609 - 610. doi:10.1542/peds.107.3.609.

Kaplowitz PB, Slora EJ, Wasserman RC, Pedlow SE, Herman-Giddens ME. Earlier onset of puberty in girls: Relation to increased body mass index and race. Pediatrics. 2001; 108: 347-353.

Scholle SH, Gardner W, Harman J, Madlon-Kay DJ, Pascoe J, Kelleher K. Physician gender and psychosocial care for children: Attitudes, practice characteristics, identification and treatment. Medical Care. 2001; 39: 26-38.

Taylor JA, Darden PM, Brooks DA, Hendricks JW, Baker AE, Bocian AB, Rohder K, Wasserman RC. Impact of the change to Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine on the immunization status of young children in the United States: A study from PROS and the National Medical Association. Pediatrics. 2001; 107(6):e90.


Forrest CB, Glade GB, Baker AE, Bocian AB, von Schrader S, Starfield B. Coordination of specialty referrals and physician satisfaction with referral care. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2000; 154: 499-506.

Gardner W, Kelleher KJ, Wasserman R, Childs G, Nutting P, Lilienfeld H, Pajer K. Primary care treatment of pediatric psychosocial problems: A report from PROS and ASPN. Pediatrics. 2000; 106(4): e44.

Kelleher KJ, McInerny TK, Gardner WP, Childs GE, Wasserman RC. Increasing identification of psychosocial problems: 1979-1996. Pediatrics. 2000; 105(6): 1313-1321.

McInerny TK, Szilagyi PG, Childs GE, Wasserman RC, Kelleher KJ. Uninsured children with psychosocial problems: Primary care management. Journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association (as a supplement to Pediatrics). 2000; 106: 930-936.


Bocian AB, Wasserman RC, Slora EJ, Kessel D, Miller R. The size and age-sex distribution of pediatric practice: A study from Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS). Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 1999; 153: 9-14.

Campo JV, Jansen-McWilliams L, Comer DM, Kelleher KJ. Somatization in pediatric primary care: Association with psychopathology, functional impairment, and use of services. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1999; 38(9): 1093-1101.

Forrest CB, Glade GB, Starfield B, Baker A, Kang M, Reid RJ. Gatekeeping and referral of children and adolescents to specialty care. Pediatrics. 1999; 104: 28-34.

Forrest CB, Glade GB, Baker AE, Bocian AB, Kang M, Starfield B. The pediatric primary-specialty care interface: How pediatricians refer children and adolescents to specialty care. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 1999; 153: 705-714.

Gardner W, Murphy JM, Childs G, Kelleher K, Pagano M, Jellinek M, McInerny TK, Wasserman RC, Nutting P, Chiappetta L. The PSC-17: A brief pediatric symptom checklist with psychosocial problem subscales: A report from PROS and ASPN. Ambulatory Child Health. 1999; 5(3): 225-236.

Heinrich P, Homer CJ. Improving the care of children with asthma in pediatric practice: The HIPPO project. Pediatric Annals. 1999; 28(1): 64-72.

Jellinek MS, Murphy JM, Little M, Pagano ME, Comer DM, Kelleher KJ. Use of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) to screen for psychosocial problems in pediatric primary care: A national feasibility study. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 1999; 153(3): 254-260.

Kelleher KJ, Moore CD, Childs GE, Angelilli ML, Comer DM. Patient race and ethnicity in primary care management of child behavior problems: A report from PROS and ASPN. Medical Care. 1999; 37(11): 1092-1104.

McLennan JD, Jansen-McWilliams L, Comer DM, Gardner WP, Kelleher KJ. The physician belief scale and psychosocial problems in children: A report from Pediatric Research in Office Settings and Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 1999; 20: 24-30.

Wasserman RC, Kelleher KJ, Bocian AB, Baker AE, Childs GE, Indacochea F, Stulp C, Gardner WP. Identification of attentional and hyperactivity problems in primary care: A report from Pediatric Research in Office Settings and Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network. Pediatrics. 1999; 103:e38.


Glade GB, Wasserman RC. Research and the practicing pediatrician: The Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network. Contemporary Pediatrics.1998; 15: 75-92.

Murphy JM, Kelleher KJ, Pagano ME, Stulp C, Nutting PA, Jellinek MS, Gardner WP, Childs GE. The family APGAR and psychosocial problems in children: A report from ASPN and PROS. Journal of Family Practice. 1998; 46(1): 54-64.

Wasserman RC, Slora EJ, Bocian AB, Fleming GV, Baker AE, Pedlow SE, Kessel W. Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS): A national practice-based research network to improve children's health care. Pediatrics. 1998; 102: 1350-1357.


Herman-Giddens ME, Slora EJ, Wasserman RC, Bourdony CJ, Bhapkar MV, Koch GG, Hasemeier CM. Secondary sexual characteristics and menses in young girls seen in office practice: A study from the Pediatric Research in Office Settings network. Pediatrics. 1997; 99: 505-512.

Kelleher KJ, Childs GE, Wasserman RC, McInerny TK, Nutting PA, Gardner WP. Insurance status and recognition of psychosocial problems: A report from PROS and ASPN. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.1997; 151: 1109-1115.

Taylor JA, Darden PM, Slora EJ, Hasemeier CM, Asmussen L, Wasserman RC. The influence of provider behavior, parental characteristics, and a public policy initiative on the immunization status of children followed by private pediatricians: A study from Pediatric Research in Office Settings. Pediatrics. 1997; 99: 209-215.

Wasserman RC. Research in private pediatric practice and the challenge of network research. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 1997; 9: 483-486.


Darden PM, Taylor JA, Slora EJ, Hasemeier CM, Asmussen L, Recknor JC, Wasserman RC. Methodological issues in determining rates of childhood immunization in office practice: A study from Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS). Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 1996; 150:1027-1031.


Wasserman RC, Croft CA, Brotherton SE. Preschool vision screening in pediatric practice: A study from the Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) network. Pediatrics. 1992; 89: 834-838.

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