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Deborah A. Frank, MD

TitleProfessor in Child Health and Well-Being
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
DivisionDevelopment & Behavioral Pediatrics
Address35 Northampton St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-5251
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-2178-0865
Other Positions
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentCommunity Health Sciences

TitleActive Staff Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center
DepartmentPediatrics

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Children in Poverty
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Food Insecurity
  • Prenatal Drug Exposure
 Publications
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  1. Barthelemy OJ, Richardson MA, Cabral HJ, Frank DA. Prenatal, perinatal, and adolescent exposure to marijuana: Relationships with aggressive behavior. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 58:60-77. PMID: 27345271.
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  2. Richardson MA, Grant-Knight W, Beeghly M, Rose-Jacobs R, Chen CA, Appugliese DP, Cabral HJ, Liebschutz JM, Frank DA. Psychological Distress Among School-Aged Children with and Without Intrauterine Cocaine Exposure: Perinatal Versus Contextual Effects. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2016 Apr; 44(3):547-60. PMID: 26194603.
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  3. Rose-Jacobs R, Fiore JG, de Cuba SE, Black M, Cutts DB, Coleman SM, Heeren T, Chilton M, Casey P, Cook J, Frank DA. Children with Special Health Care Needs, Supplemental Security Income, and Food Insecurity. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Feb-Mar; 37(2):140-7. PMID: 26836641.
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  4. Barthelemy OJ, Richardson MA, Rose-Jacobs R, Forman LS, Cabral HJ, Frank DA. Effects of intrauterine substance and postnatal violence exposure on aggression in children. Aggress Behav. 2016 May-Jun; 42(3):209-21. PMID: 26660077.
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  5. Sun J, Knowles M, Patel F, Frank DA, Heeren TC, Chilton M. Childhood Adversity and Adult Reports of Food Insecurity Among Households With Children. Am J Prev Med. 2016 May; 50(5):561-72. PMID: 26596189.
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  6. Bona K, London WB, Guo D, Frank DA, Wolfe J. Trajectory of Material Hardship and Income Poverty in Families of Children Undergoing Chemotherapy: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jan; 63(1):105-11. PMID: 26398865.
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  7. 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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  8. Liebschutz JM, Crooks D, Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral HJ, Heeren TC, Gerteis J, Appugliese DP, Heymann OD, Lange AV, Frank DA. Prenatal substance exposure: What predicts behavioral resilience by early adolescence? Psychol Addict Behav. 2015 Jun; 29(2):329-37. PMID: 26076097.
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  9. Beeghly M, Rose-Jacobs R, Martin BM, Cabral HJ, Heeren TC, Frank DA. Level of intrauterine cocaine exposure and neuropsychological test scores in preadolescence: subtle effects on auditory attention and narrative memory. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 45:1-17. PMID: 24978115.
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  10. Frank DA, Kuranz S, Appugliese D, Cabral H, Chen C, Crooks D, Heeren T, Liebschutz J, Richardson M, Rose-Jacobs R. Problematic substance use in urban adolescents: role of intrauterine exposures to cocaine and marijuana and post-natal environment. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Sep 1; 142:181-90. PMID: 24999059.
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  11. Frank DA, de Cuba SE, Sandel M, Black MM. SNAP cuts will harm children in the USA. Lancet. 2013 Oct 5; 382(9899):1155-6. PMID: 24095184.
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  12. 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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  13. Cook JT, Black M, Chilton M, Cutts D, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren TC, Rose-Jacobs R, Sandel M, Casey PH, Coleman S, Weiss I, Frank DA. Are food insecurity's health impacts underestimated in the U.S. population? Marginal food security also predicts adverse health outcomes in young U.S. children and mothers. Adv Nutr. 2013 Jan; 4(1):51-61. PMID: 23319123.
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  14. Hernandez W, Frank DA, Morton S, Palacios C, Augustyn M. Growth--and documentation-deficits: where to start in helping families. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2012 Sep; 33(7):590-1. PMID: 22947886.
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Gerteis J, Chartrand M, Martin B, Cabral HJ, Rose-Jacobs R, Crooks D, Frank DA. Are there effects of intrauterine cocaine exposure on delinquency during early adolescence? A preliminary report. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 32(5):393-401. PMID: 21558951.
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  18. Rose-Jacobs R, Soenksen S, Appugliese DP, Cabral HJ, Richardson MA, Beeghly M, Heeren TC, Frank DA. Early adolescent executive functioning, intrauterine exposures and own drug use. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2011 May-Jun; 33(3):379-92. PMID: 21371553.
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  19. Frank, DA. Failure to Thrive. in Augustyn M, Zuckerman B and Caronna EB (Eds) The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care, Third Edition. 2011; pp 204-209.
  20. Frank, DA. Failure to Thrive. in Augustyn M, Zuckerman B and Caronna EB (Eds) The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care, Third Edition. 2011; pp 204-209.
  21. Casey PH, Ettinger de Cuba SA, Cook JT, Frank DA. Child hunger, food insecurity, and social policy. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Aug; 164(8):774-5. PMID: 20679171.
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  22. 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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  23. Frank DA, Rose-Jacobs R, Crooks D, Cabral HJ, Gerteis J, Hacker KA, Martin B, Weinstein ZB, Heeren T. Adolescent initiation of licit and illicit substance use: Impact of intrauterine exposures and post-natal exposure to violence. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2011 Jan-Feb; 33(1):100-9. PMID: 20600847.
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  24. 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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  25. Frank DA, Casey PH, Black MM, Rose-Jacobs R, Chilton M, Cutts D, March E, Heeren T, Coleman S, de Cuba SE, Cook JT. Cumulative hardship and wellness of low-income, young children: multisite surveillance study. Pediatrics. 2010 May; 125(5):e1115-23. PMID: 20385641.
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  26. Vanderbilt D, Bushley T, Young R, Frank DA. Acute posttraumatic stress symptoms among urban mothers with newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit: a preliminary study. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 30(1):50-6. PMID: 19194322.
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  27. Frank, DA. Failure to Thrive. in Kleinman R (Ed.) Pediatric Nutrition Handbook. American Academy of Pediatrics. Elk Grove Village, IL. 2009; p. 601-36.
  28. Frank DA, Blenner S, Wilbur MA, Black MM, Drotar, D. Failure to Thrive. In Reece RM, Christian, CW (Eds) Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management 3rd Edition. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2009; pp. 465-512.
  29. Rose-Jacobs R, Waber D, Beeghly M, Cabral H, Appugleise D, Heeren T, Marani J, Frank DA. Intrauterine cocaine exposure and executive functioning in middle childhood. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2009 May-Jun; 31(3):159-68. PMID: 19146950.
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  30. 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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  31. Chartrand MM, Frank DA, White LF, Shope TR. Effect of parents' wartime deployment on the behavior of young children in military families. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Nov; 162(11):1009-14. PMID: 18981347.
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  32. Cook JT, Frank DA, Casey PH, Rose-Jacobs R, Black MM, Chilton M, Ettinger de Cuba S, Appugliese D, Coleman S, Heeren T, Berkowitz C, Cutts DB. A brief indicator of household energy security: associations with food security, child health, and child development in US infants and toddlers. Pediatrics. 2008 Oct; 122(4):e867-75. PMID: 18829785.
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  33. Chan T, Thiagarajan RR, Frank D, Bratton SL. Survival after extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in infants and children with heart disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Oct; 136(4):984-92. PMID: 18954640.
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  34. Rivkin MJ, Davis PE, Lemaster JL, Cabral HJ, Warfield SK, Mulkern RV, Robson CD, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. Volumetric MRI study of brain in children with intrauterine exposure to cocaine, alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana. Pediatrics. 2008 Apr; 121(4):741-50. PMID: 18381539.
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  35. MacDonald HZ, Beeghly M, Grant-Knight W, Augustyn M, Woods RW, Cabral H, Rose-Jacobs R, Saxe GN, Frank DA. Longitudinal association between infant disorganized attachment and childhood posttraumatic stress symptoms. Dev Psychopathol. 2008; 20(2):493-508. PMID: 18423091.
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  36. 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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  37. Philipp BL, Frank DA, Humphreys RJ, Jean-Marie S. Distribution of industry-sponsored diaper bags from maternity facilities in Massachusetts. Breastfeed Med. 2007 Dec; 2(4):255-60. PMID: 18081464.
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  38. 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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  39. Cook JT, Frank DA. Food security, poverty, and human development in the United States. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008; 1136:193-209. PMID: 17954670.
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  40. Wilbur MB, Marani JE, Appugliese D, Woods R, Siegel JA, Cabral HJ, Frank DA. Socioemotional effects of fathers' incarceration on low-income, urban, school-aged children. Pediatrics. 2007 Sep; 120(3):e678-85. PMID: 17766508.
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  41. Lumeng JC, Cabral HJ, Gannon K, Heeren T, Frank DA. Pre-natal exposures to cocaine and alcohol and physical growth patterns to age 8 years. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2007 Jul-Aug; 29(4):446-57. PMID: 17412558.
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  42. Blenner S, Wilbur MA, Frank DA. Food Insecurity and Failure to Thrive. Wolraich ML et. al. Eds. Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Evidence and Practice. Philadelphia. 2007; pp 768-778.
  43. 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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  44. Joseph NP, Augustyn M, Cabral H, Frank DA. Preadolescents' report of exposure to violence: association with friends' and own substance use. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Jun; 38(6):669-74. PMID: 16730594.
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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. O'Leary CC, Frank DA, Grant-Knight W, Beeghly M, Augustyn M, Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral HJ, Gannon K. Suicidal ideation among urban nine and ten year olds. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2006 Feb; 27(1):33-9. PMID: 16511366.
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  49. 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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  50. Beeghly M, Martin B, Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral H, Heeren T, Augustyn M, Bellinger D, Frank DA. Prenatal cocaine exposure and children's language functioning at 6 and 9.5 years: moderating effects of child age, birthweight, and gender. J Pediatr Psychol. 2006 Jan-Feb; 31(1):98-115. PMID: 15843502.
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  51. Frank DA, Rose-Jacobs R, Beeghly M, Wilbur M, Bellinger D, Cabral H. Level of prenatal cocaine exposure and 48-month IQ: importance of preschool enrichment. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2005 Jan-Feb; 27(1):15-28. PMID: 15681118.
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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. Kolagotla L, Sandel M, Frank, DA. Failure to Thrive: A Reconceptualization. In Giardino AP and Alexander R (Eds). Child Maltreatment: A Clinical Guide and Reference (3rd ed). GW Medical Publishing. St Louis, MO. 2004; pp. 195-207.
  56. Kolagotla L, Frank DA. Failure to Thrive. In Jones R, Culpepper L, Gass D, et al (Eds). The Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care. Oxford University Press. London. 2004.
  57. Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral H, Beeghly M, Brown ER, Frank DA. The Movement Assessment of Infants (MAI) as a predictor of two-year neurodevelopmental outcome for infants born at term who are at social risk. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2004; 16(4):212-21. PMID: 17057551.
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  58. Lumeng JC, Gannon K, Cabral HJ, Frank DA, Zuckerman B. Association between clinically meaningful behavior problems and overweight in children. Pediatrics. 2003 Nov; 112(5):1138-45. PMID: 14595059.
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  59. Perrin EC, Cole CH, Frank DA, Glicken SR, Guerina N, Petit K, Sege R, Volpe MV, Lau J, McFadden CA, Chew P, DeVine D, Miller K. Criteria for determining disability in infants and children: failure to thrive. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2003 Mar; (72):1-5. PMID: 12749118.
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  60. Beeghly M, Frank DA, Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral H, Tronick E. Level of prenatal cocaine exposure and infant-caregiver attachment behavior. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2003 Jan-Feb; 25(1):23-38. PMID: 12633734.
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  61. Derauf C, Katz AR, Frank DA, Grandinetti A, Easa D. The Prevalence of Methamphetamine and Other Drug Use during Pregnancy in Hawaii. Journal of Drug Issues. 2003; 33:1001-1016.
  62. Frank DA, Jacobs RR, Beeghly M, Augustyn M, Bellinger D, Cabral H, Heeren T. Level of prenatal cocaine exposure and scores on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development: modifying effects of caregiver, early intervention, and birth weight. Pediatrics. 2002 Dec; 110(6):1143-52. PMID: 12456912.
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  63. Fisher CB, Hoagwood K, Boyce C, Duster T, Frank DA, Grisso T, Levine RJ, Macklin R, Spencer MB, Takanishi R, Trimble JE, Zayas LH. Research ethics for mental health science involving ethnic minority children and youths. Am Psychol. 2002 Dec; 57(12):1024-40. PMID: 12613155.
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  64. Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral H, Posner MA, Epstein J, Frank DA. Do "we just know"? Masked assessors' ability to accurately identify children with prenatal cocaine exposure. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2002 Oct; 23(5):340-6. PMID: 12394522.
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  65. Augustyn M, Frank DA, Posner M, Zuckerman B. Children who witness violence, and parent report of children's behavior. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Aug; 156(8):800-3. PMID: 12144371.
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  66. 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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  67. Battle TE, Frank DA. The role of STATs in apoptosis. Curr Mol Med. 2002 Jun; 2(4):381-92. PMID: 12108949.
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  68. Frank DA, Brown J, Johnson S, Cabral H. Forgotten fathers: an exploratory study of mothers' report of drug and alcohol problems among fathers of urban newborns. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2002 May-Jun; 24(3):339-47. PMID: 12009489.
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  69. Zuckerman B, Frank DA, Mayes L. Cocaine-exposed infants and developmental outcomes: "crack kids" revisited. JAMA. 2002 Apr 17; 287(15):1990-1. PMID: 11960543.
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  70. Frank DA. What if Food Were A Medicine: The Pediatrician and Childhood Hunger. In Messikomer CM, Swazey JP, Glicksman (Eds.): Society and Medicine: Explorations of Their Moral and Spiritual Dimensions. Transaction Publishers. 2002; pp, 161-168.
  71. Barber DL, Beattie BK, Mason JM, Nguyen MH, Yoakim M, Neel BG, D'Andrea AD, Frank DA. A common epitope is shared by activated signal transducer and activator of transcription-5 (STAT5) and the phosphorylated erythropoietin receptor: implications for the docking model of STAT activation. Blood. 2001 Apr 15; 97(8):2230-7. PMID: 11290583.
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  72. Frank DA, Augustyn M, Knight WG, Pell T, Zuckerman B. Growth, development, and behavior in early childhood following prenatal cocaine exposure: a systematic review. JAMA. 2001 Mar 28; 285(12):1613-25. PMID: 11268270.
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  73. Frank DA, Drotar D, Cook J, Kasper D, Bleiker J. Failure to Thrive. In Reece R, Ludwig S (Eds.): Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management, 2nd edition Baltimore. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 307-338. 2001.
  74. Duarte RF, Frank DA. SCF and G-CSF lead to the synergistic induction of proliferation and gene expression through complementary signaling pathways. Blood. 2000 Nov 15; 96(10):3422-30. PMID: 11071637.
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  75. Wang KS, Frank DA, Ritz J. Interleukin-2 enhances the response of natural killer cells to interleukin-12 through up-regulation of the interleukin-12 receptor and STAT4. Blood. 2000 May 15; 95(10):3183-90. PMID: 10807786.
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  76. Duarte RF, Frank DA. [The JAK-STAT signaling pathway and its role in oncogenesis, immunomodulation and development]. Med Clin (Barc). 2000 Feb 19; 114(6):227-34. PMID: 10757107.
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  77. Frank DA, Augustyn M, Mirochnick M, Pell T, Zuckerman BS. Are There Dose Effects of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure on Children’s Bodies and Brains?. In Fitzgerald HE, Lester BM, Zuckerman BS, (Eds.): Children of Addiction: Research, Health and Public Policy Issues. Routledge Falmer. New York & London. 2000; pp. 1-28.
  78. Frank DA, McCarten KM, Robson CD, Mirochnick M, Cabral H, Park H, Zuckerman B. Level of in utero cocaine exposure and neonatal ultrasound findings. Pediatrics. 1999 Nov; 104(5 Pt 1):1101-5. PMID: 10545554.
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  79. Smith D, Buckle GJ, Hafler DA, Frank DA, Höllsberg P. HTLV-I-infected T cells evade the antiproliferative action of IFN-beta. Virology. 1999 May 10; 257(2):314-21. PMID: 10329542.
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  80. Zuckerman BS, Frank DA, Augustyn M. Infancy and Toddler Years. In Levine MD, Carey WB, Crocker AC (Eds.): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 3rd edition. WB Saunders Company. Philadelphia. 1999; pp. 22-37.
  81. Frank DA, Wong F. Effects of Prenatal Exposures to Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs. In Kessler DB, Dawson P, (Eds.): Failure to Thrive and Pediatric Undernutrition: A Transdisciplinary Approach. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. Baltimore. 1999; pp. 275-280.
  82. Frank DA. Failure to Thrive. In Dershowitz R, (Ed.): Ambulatory Pediatric Care, 3rd Edition. Lippincott-Raven. Philadelphia. 1999; pp. 903-907.
  83. Needlman R, Frank DA, Cabral H, Mirochnick M, Kwon C, Zuckerman B. Blood pressure in children exposed prenatally to cocaine. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1998 Nov; 37(11):659-64. PMID: 9825209.
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  84. Frank DA, Augustyn M, Zuckerman BS. Neonatal neurobehavioral and neuroanatomic correlates of prenatal cocaine exposure. Problems of dose and confounding. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Jun 21; 846:40-50. PMID: 9668396.
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  85. Bland-Stewart LM, Seymour HN, Beeghly M, Frank DA. Semantic development of African-American children prenatally exposed to cocaine. Semin Speech Lang. 1998; 19(2):167-86; quiz 186-7. PMID: 9621402.
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  86. Karras JG, Wang Z, Huo L, Frank DA, Rothstein TL. Induction of STAT protein signaling through the CD40 receptor in B lymphocytes: distinct STAT activation following surface Ig and CD40 receptor engagement. J Immunol. 1997 Nov 1; 159(9):4350-5. PMID: 9379031.
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  87. Bonni A, Sun Y, Nadal-Vicens M, Bhatt A, Frank DA, Rozovsky I, Stahl N, Yancopoulos GD, Greenberg ME. Regulation of gliogenesis in the central nervous system by the JAK-STAT signaling pathway. Science. 1997 Oct 17; 278(5337):477-83. PMID: 9334309.
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  88. Mirochnick M, Meyer J, Frank DA, Cabral H, Tronick EZ, Zuckerman B. Elevated plasma norepinephrine after in utero exposure to cocaine and marijuana. Pediatrics. 1997 Apr; 99(4):555-9. PMID: 9093298.
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  89. Karras JG, Wang Z, Huo L, Howard RG, Frank DA, Rothstein TL. Signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 (STAT3) is constitutively activated in normal, self-renewing B-1 cells but only inducibly expressed in conventional B lymphocytes. J Exp Med. 1997 Mar 17; 185(6):1035-42. PMID: 9091577.
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  90. Tronick EZ, Frank DA, Cabral H, Mirochnick M, Zuckerman B. Late dose-response effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on newborn neurobehavioral performance. Pediatrics. 1996 Jul; 98(1):76-83. PMID: 8668416.
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  91. Frank DA, Roos N, Meyers A, Napoleone M, Peterson K, Cather A, Cupples LA. Seasonal variation in weight-for-age in a pediatric emergency room. Public Health Rep. 1996 Jul-Aug; 111(4):366-71. PMID: 8711106.
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  92. Frank DA, Klass PE, Earls F, Eisenberg L. Infants and young children in orphanages: one view from pediatrics and child psychiatry. Pediatrics. 1996 Apr; 97(4):569-78. PMID: 8632947.
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  93. Frank DA, Bresnahan K, Zuckerman BS. Maternal cocaine use: impact on child health and development. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1996 Feb; 26(2):57-70. PMID: 8776245.
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  94. Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA, Brown ER. Issues of Developmental Measurement in Clinical Research and Practice Settings with Children Who Were Prenatally Exposed to Drugs. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. 1996; 16:73-88.
  95. Meyer JS, Mirochnick M, Frank DA, Zuckerman BS. Adversity in the Newborn Infant: Psychological and Physiological Effects of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure. The Psychology of Adversity. University of Massachusetts Press. Amherst. 1996; pp. 3-22.
  96. Meyers A, Frank DA, Roos N, Peterson KE, Casey VA, Cupples LA, Levenson SM. Housing subsidies and pediatric undernutrition. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995 Oct; 149(10):1079-84. PMID: 7550809.
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  97. Peterson KE, Wiecha JL, Casey V, Meyers A, Roos N, Frank DA. Assessing unmet need for services for pediatric undernutrition. HSPH MPH Student Research Team. Am J Prev Med. 1995 May-Jun; 11(3 Suppl):39-44. PMID: 7669361.
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