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Alan F. Meyers, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
DivisionAmbulatory Care Services
Address850 Harrison Ave
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-4719
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-1138-0024
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TitleActive Staff Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center
DepartmentPediatrics

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  1. Bottino CJ, de Ferranti SD, Meyers AF, Rhodes ET. Massachusetts Pediatricians' Views Toward Body Mass Index Screening in Schools: Continued Controversy. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Aug; 55(9):844-50. PMID: 26637404.
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  2. Cutts DB, Coleman S, Black MM, Chilton MM, Cook JT, de Cuba SE, Heeren TC, Meyers A, Sandel M, Casey PH, Frank DA. Homelessness during pregnancy: a unique, time-dependent risk factor of birth outcomes. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Jun; 19(6):1276-83. PMID: 25404405.
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  3. Meyers A, Joyce K, Coleman SM, Cook JT, Cutts D, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren TC, Rose-Jacobs R, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Sandel M, Frank DA. Health of children classified as underweight by CDC reference but normal by WHO standard. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):e1780-7. PMID: 23690515.
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  4. Magge H, Sprinz P, Adams WG, Drainoni ML, Meyers A. Zinc protoporphyrin and iron deficiency screening: trends and therapeutic response in an urban pediatric center. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 167(4):361-7. PMID: 23420187.
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  5. Black MM, Quigg AM, Cook J, Casey PH, Cutts DB, Chilton M, Meyers A, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren T, Coleman S, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. WIC participation and attenuation of stress-related child health risks of household food insecurity and caregiver depressive symptoms. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 May; 166(5):444-51. PMID: 22566545.
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  6. Pietras SA, Rhodes ET, Meyers A, Goodman E. Understanding pediatricians' views toward school-based BMI screening in Massachusetts: a pilot study. J Sch Health. 2012 Mar; 82(3):107-14. PMID: 22320334.
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  7. Cutts DB, Meyers AF, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cook JT, Geppert J, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren T, Coleman S, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. US Housing insecurity and the health of very young children. Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 101(8):1508-14. PMID: 21680929.
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  8. Hager ER, Quigg AM, Black MM, Coleman SM, Heeren T, Rose-Jacobs R, Cook JT, de Cuba SA, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cutts DB, Meyers AF, Frank DA. Development and validity of a 2-item screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity. Pediatrics. 2010 Jul; 126(1):e26-32. PMID: 20595453.
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  9. Frank DA, Chilton M, Casey PH, Black MM, Cook JT, Cutts DB, Meyers AF. Nutritional-assistance programs play a critical role in reducing food insecurity. Pediatrics. 2010 May; 125(5):e1267; author reply e1267-8. PMID: 20435705.
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  10. Pratt JS, Lenders CM, Dionne EA, Hoppin AG, Hsu GL, Inge TH, Lawlor DF, Marino MF, Meyers AF, Rosenblum JL, Sanchez VM. Best practice updates for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):901-10. PMID: 19396070.
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  11. Apovian C, Bigornia S, Cullum-Dugan D, Schoonmaker C, Radziejowska J, Phipps J, Gokce N, Istfan N, Meyers A, Lenders C. Milk-Based Nutritional Supplements in Conjunction With Lifestyle Intervention in Overweight Adolescents. Infant Child Adolesc Nutr. 2009 Feb; 1(1):37-44. PMID: 22347517.
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  12. Geltman PL, Hironaka LK, Mehta SD, Padilla P, Rodrigues P, Meyers AF, Bauchner H. Iron supplementation of low-income infants: a randomized clinical trial of adherence with ferrous fumarate sprinkles versus ferrous sulfate drops. J Pediatr. 2009 May; 154(5):738-43. PMID: 19111318.
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  13. Chilton M, Black MM, Berkowitz C, Casey PH, Cook J, Cutts D, Jacobs RR, Heeren T, de Cuba SE, Coleman S, Meyers A, Frank DA. Food insecurity and risk of poor health among US-born children of immigrants. Am J Public Health. 2009 Mar; 99(3):556-62. PMID: 19106417.
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  14. Rose-Jacobs R, Black MM, Casey PH, Cook JT, Cutts DB, Chilton M, Heeren T, Levenson SM, Meyers AF, Frank DA. Household food insecurity: associations with at-risk infant and toddler development. Pediatrics. 2008 Jan; 121(1):65-72. PMID: 18166558.
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  15. Neault NB, Frank DA, Merewood A, Philipp B, Levenson S, Cook JT, Meyers AF, Casey PH, Cutts DB, Black MM, Heeren T, Berkowitz C. Breastfeeding and health outcomes among citizen infants of immigrant mothers. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 Dec; 107(12):2077-86. PMID: 18060893.
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  16. Rhodes ET, Ebbeling CB, Meyers AF, Bayerl CT, Ooi WL, Bettencourt MF, Ludwig DS. Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jul; 46(6):491-504. PMID: 17579101.
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  17. Meyers AF, Karp RJ, Kral JG. Poverty, food insecurity, and obesity in children. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov; 118(5):2265-6. PMID: 17079609.
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  18. Frank DA, Neault NB, Skalicky A, Cook JT, Wilson JD, Levenson S, Meyers AF, Heeren T, Cutts DB, Casey PH, Black MM, Berkowitz C. Heat or eat: the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and nutritional and health risks among children less than 3 years of age. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov; 118(5):e1293-302. PMID: 17079530.
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  19. Black MM, Dubowitz H, Casey PH, Cutts D, Drewett RF, Drotar D, Frank DA, Karp R, Kessler DB, Meyers AF, Wright CM. Failure to thrive as distinct from child neglect. Pediatrics. 2006 Apr; 117(4):1456-8; author reply 1458-9. PMID: 16585354.
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  20. Cook JT, Frank DA, Levenson SM, Neault NB, Heeren TC, Black MM, Berkowitz C, Casey PH, Meyers AF, Cutts DB, Chilton M. Child food insecurity increases risks posed by household food insecurity to young children's health. J Nutr. 2006 Apr; 136(4):1073-6. PMID: 16549481.
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  21. Skalicky A, Meyers AF, Adams WG, Yang Z, Cook JT, Frank DA. Child food insecurity and iron deficiency anemia in low-income infants and toddlers in the United States. Matern Child Health J. 2006 Mar; 10(2):177-85. PMID: 16328705.
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  22. Karp RJ, Cheng C, Meyers AF. The appearance of discretionary income: influence on the prevalence of under- and over-nutrition. Int J Equity Health. 2005 Jun 28; 4:10. PMID: 15985173.
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  23. Meyers A, Cutts D, Frank DA, Levenson S, Skalicky A, Heeren T, Cook J, Berkowitz C, Black M, Casey P, Zaldivar N. Subsidized housing and children's nutritional status: data from a multisite surveillance study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Jun; 159(6):551-6. PMID: 15939854.
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  24. Black MM, Cutts DB, Frank DA, Geppert J, Skalicky A, Levenson S, Casey PH, Berkowitz C, Zaldivar N, Cook JT, Meyers AF, Herren T. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children participation and infants' growth and health: a multisite surveillance study. Pediatrics. 2004 Jul; 114(1):169-76. PMID: 15231924.
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  25. Geltman PL, Meyers AF, Mehta SD, Brugnara C, Villon I, Wu YA, Bauchner H. Daily multivitamins with iron to prevent anemia in high-risk infants: a randomized clinical trial. Pediatrics. 2004 Jul; 114(1):86-93. PMID: 15231912.
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  26. Cook JT, Frank DA, Berkowitz C, Black MM, Casey PH, Cutts DB, Meyers AF, Zaldivar N, Skalicky A, Levenson S, Heeren T, Nord M. Food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes among human infants and toddlers. J Nutr. 2004 Jun; 134(6):1432-8. PMID: 15173408.
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  27. Casey P, Goolsby S, Berkowitz C, Frank D, Cook J, Cutts D, Black MM, Zaldivar N, Levenson S, Heeren T, Meyers A. Maternal depression, changing public assistance, food security, and child health status. Pediatrics. 2004 Feb; 113(2):298-304. PMID: 14754941.
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  28. Meyers AF. Medical ethics, the Israeli Medical Association, and the state of the World Medical Association: medical neutrality is being violated in Israel. BMJ. 2003 Nov 8; 327(7423):1108. PMID: 14604941.
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  29. Cook JT, Frank DA, Berkowitz C, Black MM, Casey PH, Cutts DB, Meyers AF, Zaldivar N, Skalicky A, Levenson S, Heeren T. Welfare reform and the health of young children: a sentinel survey in 6 US cities. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Jul; 156(7):678-84. PMID: 12090835.
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  30. Meyers A, Shah A, Cleveland RH, Cranley WR, Wood B, Sunkle S, Husak S, Cooper ER. Thymic size on chest radiograph and rapid disease progression in human immunodeficiency virus 1-infected children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001 Dec; 20(12):1112-8. PMID: 11740315.
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  31. Geltman PL, Radin M, Zhang Z, Cochran J, Meyers AF. Growth status and related medical conditions among refugee children in Massachusetts, 1995-1998. Am J Public Health. 2001 Nov; 91(11):1800-5. PMID: 11684607.
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  32. Geltman PL, Meyers AF, Bauchner H. Daily multivitamins with iron to prevent anemia in infancy: a randomized clinical trial. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2001 Oct; 40(10):549-54. PMID: 11681821.
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  33. Meyers A, Bailly C, Rheaume S, Riley K, DeChillo N. A pilot survey of social work services in pediatric primary care programs in urban teaching hospitals. Ambul Pediatr. 2001 Sep-Oct; 1(5):259-61. PMID: 11888412.
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  34. Kasper J, Gupta SK, Tran P, Cook JT, Meyers AF. Hunger in legal immigrants in California, Texas, and Illinois. Am J Public Health. 2000 Oct; 90(10):1629-33. PMID: 11030002.
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  35. Geltman PL, Meyers AF. Immigration legal status and use of public programs and prenatal care. J Immigr Health. 1999 Apr; 1(2):91-7. PMID: 16228707.
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  36. Kasper J, Meyers AF. The UDHR and the physician's role. Lancet. 1998 Aug 29; 352(9129):733. PMID: 9729007.
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  37. Geltman PL, Meyers AF. Immigration reporting laws: ethical dilemmas in pediatric practice. Am J Public Health. 1998 Jun; 88(6):967-8. PMID: 9618632.
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  38. Geltman PL, Meyers AF, Greenberg J, Zuckerman B. Welfare reform and children's health. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996 Apr; 150(4):384-9. PMID: 8634733.
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  39. Sampson AE, Dixit S, Meyers AF, Houser R. The nutritional impact of breakfast consumption on the diets of inner-city African-American elementary school children. J Natl Med Assoc. 1995 Mar; 87(3):195-202. PMID: 7731069.
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  40. Meyers AF, Sampson AE, Weitzman M, Rogers BL, Kayne H. School Breakfast Program and school performance. Am J Dis Child. 1989 Oct; 143(10):1234-9. PMID: 2801668.
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  41. Meyers AF, Bond M. Choking on a 'large' object: applications for regulation and practice. Am J Dis Child. 1989 Oct; 143(10):1132-3. PMID: 2801646.
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  42. Lewis MR, Meyers AF. The growth and development status of homeless children entering shelters in Boston. Public Health Rep. 1989 May-Jun; 104(3):247-50. PMID: 2498973.
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