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Marianne Messersmith Hillemeier

TitleProfessor
InstitutionPennsylvania State University
DepartmentHealth Policy and Administration
Address0504 Donald H. Ford Bldg, University Park, PA 16802
Phone8148630873
Other Positions
TitleProfessor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentPublic Health Sciences

TitleProfessor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology


 Overview 
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PREFERRED TITLE/ROLE:
Professor of Health Policy and Administration and Demography, College of Health and Human Development
Associate Director, Population Research Institute

EDUCATION:
B.S. 1975 Nursing, University of Iowa
MSN 1982 Pediatric Nursing, Yale University
MPH 1988 Maternal and Child Health, Harvard University
Ph.D. 1998 Sociology/Population Studies, University of Michigan

NARRATIVE:
Disparities in child and adolescent health; effects of context on health and health-related behavior in vulnerable populations; disparities in children's health care access and utilization; chronic conditions among children and adolescents including asthma and obesity.


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  1. Hillemeier MM, Lanza ST, Landale NS, Oropesa RS. Measuring early childhood health and health disparities: a new approach. Matern Child Health J. 2013 Dec; 17(10):1852-61.
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  2. Rosenwasser LA, McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Perry AN, Chuang CH. Barriers to colorectal cancer screening among women in rural central Pennsylvania: primary care physicians' perspective. Rural Remote Health. 2013 Oct-Dec; 13(4):2504.
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  3. Morgan PL, Staff J, Hillemeier MM, Farkas G, Maczuga S. Racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis from kindergarten to eighth grade. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul; 132(1):85-93.
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  4. Yao N, Matthews SA, Hillemeier MM, Anderson RT. Radiation therapy resources and guideline-concordant radiotherapy for early-stage breast cancer patients in an underserved region. Health Serv Res. 2013 Aug; 48(4):1433-49.
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  5. Hillemeier MM, Morgan PL, Farkas G, Maczuga SA. Quality disparities in child care for at-risk children: comparing Head Start and non-Head Start settings. Matern Child Health J. 2013 Jan; 17(1):180-8.
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  6. Kjerulff KH, Velott DL, Zhu J, Chuang CH, Hillemeier MM, Paul IM, Repke JT. Mode of first delivery and women's intentions for subsequent childbearing: findings from the First Baby Study. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2013 Jan; 27(1):62-71.
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  7. Bailey-Davis L, Horst M, Hillemeier MM, Lauter A. Obesity disparities among elementary-aged children: data from school-based BMI surveillance. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 130(6):1102-9.
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  8. Camacho FT, Weisman CS, Anderson RT, Hillemeier MM, Schaefer EW, Paul IM. Development and validation of a scale measuring satisfaction with maternal and newborn health care following childbirth. Matern Child Health J. 2012 Jul; 16(5):997-1007.
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  9. Yao NL, Hillemeier MM. Weight status in Chinese children: maternal perceptions and child self-assessments. World J Pediatr. 2012 May; 8(2):129-35.
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  10. Yao N, Lengerich EJ, Hillemeier MM. Breast cancer mortality in Appalachia: reversing patterns of disparity over time. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2):715-25.
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  11. Chuang CH, Hwang SW, McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Rosenwasser L, Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS. Primary care physicians' perceptions of barriers to preventive reproductive health care in rural communities. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Jun; 44(2):78-83.
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  12. McCall-Hosenfeld JS, Weisman CS, Camacho F, Hillemeier MM, Chuang CH. Multilevel analysis of the determinants of receipt of clinical preventive services among reproductive-age women. Womens Health Issues. 2012 May-Jun; 22(3):e243-51.
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  13. Hillemeier MM, Morgan PL, Farkas G, Maczuga SA. Perinatal and socioeconomic risk factors for variable and persistent cognitive delay at 24 and 48 months of age in a national sample. Matern Child Health J. 2011 Oct; 15(7):1001-10.
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  14. Yao N, Matthews SA, Hillemeier MM. White infant mortality in Appalachian states, 1976-1980 and 1996-2000: changing patterns and persistent disparities. J Rural Health. 2012; 28(2):174-82.
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  15. Yang TC, Matthews SA, Hillemeier MM. Effect of health care system distrust on breast and cervical cancer screening in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Am J Public Health. 2011 Jul; 101(7):1297-305.
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  16. Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Downs DS, Feinberg ME, Chuang CH, Botti JJ, Dyer AM. Improving women's preconceptional health: long-term effects of the Strong Healthy Women behavior change intervention in the central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study. Womens Health Issues. 2011 Jul-Aug; 21(4):265-71.
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  17. Chuang CH, Hillemeier MM, Dyer AM, Weisman CS. The relationship between pregnancy intention and preconception health behaviors. Prev Med. 2011 Jul-Aug; 53(1-2):85-8.
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  18. Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Chuang C, Downs DS, McCall-Hosenfeld J, Camacho F. Transition to overweight or obesity among women of reproductive age. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 May; 20(5):703-10.
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  19. Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Downs DS, Chuang CH, Dyer AM. Preconception predictors of weight gain during pregnancy: prospective findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study. Womens Health Issues. 2010 Mar-Apr; 20(2):126-32.
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  20. Parrott R, Volkman JE, Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Chase GA, Dyer AM. Pregnancy intentions and folic acid supplementation exemplars: findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study. J Health Commun. 2009 Jun; 14(4):366-83.
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  21. Wells R, Hillemeier MM, Bai Y, Belue R. Health service access across racial/ethnic groups of children in the child welfare system. Child Abuse Negl. 2009 May; 33(5):282-92.
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  22. Weisman CS, Misra DP, Hillemeier MM, Downs DS, Chuang CH, Camacho FT, Dyer AM. Preconception predictors of birth outcomes: prospective findings from the central Pennsylvania women's health study. Matern Child Health J. 2011 Oct; 15(7):829-35.
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  23. Bai Y, Wells R, Hillemeier MM. Coordination between child welfare agencies and mental health service providers, children's service use, and outcomes. Child Abuse Negl. 2009 Jun; 33(6):372-81.
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  24. Chuang CH, Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Camacho FT, Dyer AM. Predicting pregnancy from pregnancy intentions: prospective findings from the Central Pennsylvania Womens's Heath Study (CePAWHS). Womens Health Issues. 2009 May-Jun; 19(3):159-66.
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  25. Morgan PL, Farkas G, Hillemeier MM, Maczuga S. Risk factors for learning-related behavior problems at 24 months of age: population-based estimates. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2009 Apr; 37(3):401-13.
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  26. Chuang CH, Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Schwarz EB, Camacho FT, Dyer AM. Pregnancy intention and health behaviors: results from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study cohort. Matern Child Health J. 2010 Jul; 14(4):501-10.
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  27. Hillemeier MM, Farkas G, Morgan PL, Martin MA, Maczuga SA. Disparities in the prevalence of cognitive delay: how early do they appear? Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2009 May; 23(3):186-98.
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  28. Hillemeier MM, Downs DS, Feinberg ME, Weisman CS, Chuang CH, Parrott R, Velott D, Francis LA, Baker SA, Dyer AM, Chinchilli VM. Improving women's preconceptional health: findings from a randomized trial of the Strong Healthy Women intervention in the Central Pennsylvania women's health study. Womens Health Issues. 2008 Nov-Dec; 18(6 Suppl):S87-96.
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  29. Volkman JE, Hillemeier MM. School nurse communication effectiveness with physicians and satisfaction with school health services. J Sch Nurs. 2008 Oct; 24(5):310-8.
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  30. Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Chase GA, Dyer AM. Mental health status among rural women of reproductive age: findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jul; 98(7):1271-9.
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  31. Velott DL, Baker SA, Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS. Participant recruitment to a randomized trial of a community-based behavioral intervention for pre- and interconceptional women findings from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study. Womens Health Issues. 2008 May-Jun; 18(3):217-24.
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  32. Downs DS, Feinberg M, Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Chase GA, Chuang CH, Parrott R, Francis LA. Design of the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS) strong healthy women intervention: improving preconceptional health. Matern Child Health J. 2009 Jan; 13(1):18-28.
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  33. Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Chase GA, Dyer AM, Shaffer ML. Women's preconceptional health and use of health services: implications for preconception care. Health Serv Res. 2008 Feb; 43(1 Pt 1):54-75.
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  34. Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Chase GA, Misra DP, Chuang CH, Parrott R, Dyer AM. Women's perceived control of their birth outcomes in the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study: implications for the use of preconception care. Womens Health Issues. 2008 Jan-Feb; 18(1):17-25.
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  35. Hillemeier MM, Foster EM, Heinrichs B, Heier B. Racial differences in parental reports of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder behaviors. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2007 Oct; 28(5):353-61.
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  36. Paul IM, Lehman EB, Suliman AK, Hillemeier MM. Perinatal disparities for black mothers and their newborns. Matern Child Health J. 2008 Jul; 12(4):452-60.
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  37. Weisman CS, Grimley DM, Annang L, Hillemeier MM, Chase GA, Dyer AM. Vaginal douching and intimate partner violence: is there an association? Womens Health Issues. 2007 Sep-Oct; 17(5):310-5.
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  38. Miller K, Yost B, Flaherty S, Hillemeier MM, Chase GA, Weisman CS, Dyer AM. Health status, health conditions, and health behaviors among Amish women. Results from the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS). Womens Health Issues. 2007 May-Jun; 17(3):162-71.
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  39. Bai Y, Hillemeier MM, Lengerich EJ. Racial/ethnic disparities in symptom severity among children hospitalized with asthma. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2007 Feb; 18(1):54-61.
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  40. Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Chase GA, Dyer AM. Individual and community predictors of preterm birth and low birthweight along the rural-urban continuum in central Pennsylvania. J Rural Health. 2007; 23(1):42-8.
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  41. Hillemeier MM, Gusic ME, Bai Y. Rural and urban children with asthma: are school health services meeting their needs? Pediatrics. 2006 Sep; 118(3):1097-103.
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  42. Hillemeier MM, Gusic M, Bai Y. Communication and education about asthma in rural and urban schools. Ambul Pediatr. 2006 Jul-Aug; 6(4):198-203.
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  43. Weisman CS, Hillemeier MM, Chase GA, Dyer AM, Baker SA, Feinberg M, Symons Downs D, Parrott RL, Cecil HK, Botti JJ, MacNeill C, Chuang CH, Yost B. Preconceptional health: risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes by reproductive life stage in the Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study (CePAWHS). Womens Health Issues. 2006 Jul-Aug; 16(4):216-24.
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  44. Hillemeier MM, Weisman CS, Baker K, Primavera K. Mental health services provided through the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health: do they reach rural women? Womens Health Issues. 2005 Sep-Oct; 15(5):224-9.
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  45. Lynch J, Smith GD, Harper S, Hillemeier M. Is income inequality a determinant of population health? Part 2. U.S. National and regional trends in income inequality and age- and cause-specific mortality. Milbank Q. 2004; 82(2):355-400.
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  46. Lynch J, Smith GD, Harper S, Hillemeier M, Ross N, Kaplan GA, Wolfson M. Is income inequality a determinant of population health? Part 1. A systematic review. Milbank Q. 2004; 82(1):5-99.
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  47. Hillemeier MM, Lynch J, Harper S, Casper M. Measuring contextual characteristics for community health. Health Serv Res. 2003 Dec; 38(6 Pt 2):1645-717.
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  48. Hillemeier MM, Lynch J, Harper S, Raghunathan T, Kaplan GA. Relative or absolute standards for child poverty: a state-level analysis of infant and child mortality. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr; 93(4):652-7.
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  49. Harper S, Lynch J, Hsu WL, Everson SA, Hillemeier MM, Raghunathan TE, Salonen JT, Kaplan GA. Life course socioeconomic conditions and adult psychosocial functioning. Int J Epidemiol. 2002 Apr; 31(2):395-403.
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  50. Muntaner C, Lynch JW, Hillemeier M, Lee JH, David R, Benach J, Borrell C. Economic inequality, working-class power, social capital, and cause-specific mortality in wealthy countries. Int J Health Serv. 2002; 32(4):629-56.
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  51. Lynch J, Smith GD, Hillemeier M, Shaw M, Raghunathan T, Kaplan G. Income inequality, the psychosocial environment, and health: comparisons of wealthy nations. Lancet. 2001 Jul 21; 358(9277):194-200.
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  52. Hillemeier MM, Geronimus AT, Bound SJ. Widening Black/White mortality differentials among US children during the 1980s. Ethn Dis. 2001; 11(3):469-83.
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  53. Geronimus AT, Bound J, Waidmann TA, Hillemeier MM, Burns PB. Excess mortality among blacks and whites in the United States. N Engl J Med. 1996 Nov 21; 335(21):1552-8.
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  54. Geronimus AT, Hillemeier MM. Patterns of blood lead levels in US black and white women of childbearing age. Ethn Dis. 1992; 2(3):222-31.
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  55. DeGraw C, Edell D, Ellers B, Hillemeier M, Liebman J, Perry C, Palfrey JS. Public Law 99-457: new opportunities to serve young children with special needs. J Pediatr. 1988 Dec; 113(6):971-4.
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  56. Rodgers BM, Hillemeier MM, O'Neill E, Slonim MB. Depression in the chronically ill or handicapped school-aged child. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 1981 Jul-Aug; 6(4):266-73.
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