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Learn more about the work that we do in the Gershon laboratory through our 50 most recent publications. For additional background information, see Special Journal Issues under Lifespan Assessments.

  1. Sultan P, Guo N, Kawai M, Barwick FH, Carvalho B, Mackey S, Kallen MA, Gould CE, Butwick AJ  Prevalence and predictors for postpartum sleep disorders: a nationwide analysis.  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med  2023 Dec;36(1):2170749. doi:10.1080/14767058.2023.2170749
  2. Mansolf M  A true score imputation method to account for psychometric measurement error.  Psychol Methods  2023 May 25;. doi:10.1037/met0000578
  3. Rothrock NE, Wilson SA, Heng M, Hodor A, Joeris A, Kaat AJ, McKelvey K, Schalet BD, Vrahas M  Using bookmarking methods with orthopedic clinicians and patients with fractures produces score interpretation labels for patient-reported outcome measures.  Qual Life Res  2023 May 25;. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03439-5
  4. Carlozzi NE, Kallen MA, Morin KG, Fyffe DC, Wecht JM  Item Banks for Measuring the Impact of Blood Pressure Dysregulation on Health-Related Quality of Life in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil  2023 May 10;. pii:S0003-9993(23)00288-5
  5. Romijn AR, Latulippe ME, Snetselaar L, Willatts P, Melanson L, Gershon R, Tangney C, A Young H  Perspective: Advancing Dietary Guidance for Cognitive Health-Focus On Solutions to Harmonize Test Selection, Implementation, and Evaluation.  Adv Nutr  2023 May;14(3):366-378. doi:10.1016/j.advnut.2023.03.010
  6. Karpouzian-Rogers T, Ho E, Novack M, Chinkers M, Bedjeti K, Nowinski C, Giordani B, Gershon R, Weintraub S  Baseline characterization of the ARMADA (Assessing Reliable Measurement in Alzheimer's Disease) study cohorts.  Alzheimers Dement  2023 May;19(5):1974-1982. doi:10.1002/alz.12816
  7. Smith MJ, Burke-Miller JK, Bornheimer LA, Ross B, Bell MD, McGurk SR, Mueser KT, Brown A, Prestipino J, Borghani N  et al.  Psychometric properties of the mock interview rating scale for schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses.  Front Psychiatry  2023;14:1150307. pii:1150307
  8. Brennan PA, Dunlop AL, Croen LA, Avalos LA, Salisbury AL, Hipwell AE, Nozadi SS, Sathyanarayana S, Crum RM, Musci R  et al.  Prenatal Antidepressant Exposures and Autism Spectrum Disorder or Traits: A Retrospective, Multi-Cohort Study.  Res Child Adolesc Psychopathol  2023 Apr;51(4):513-527. doi:10.1007/s10802-022-01000-5
  9. Carlozzi NE, Kallen MA, Troost JP, Miner JA, Bragg A, Martin-Howard J, De La Cruz B, Moldovan I, Jack BW, Mitchell S  Development of a New Measure of Housing Security: The REDD-CAT Housing Security Measure.  J Gen Intern Med  2023 Mar 24;:1-15. doi:10.1007/s11606-023-08147-x
  10. Kaat AJ, Croen LA, Constantino J, Newshaffer CJ, Lyall K  Modifying the social responsiveness scale for adaptive administration.  Qual Life Res  2023 Mar 21;. doi:10.1007/s11136-023-03397-y
  11. Hipwell AE, Tung I, Sherlock P, Tang X, McKee K, McGrath M, Alshawabkeh A, Bastain T, Breton CV, Cowell W  et al.  Impact of sedentary behavior and emotional support on prenatal psychological distress and birth outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Psychol Med  2023 Mar 08;:1-14. doi:10.1017/S0033291723000314
  12. Carlozzi NE, Kallen MA, Troost JP, Bragg A, Martin-Howard J, De La Cruz B, Miner JA, Moldovan I, Jack BW, Mitchell S  Development and calibration data for the Healthcare Access Item Bank: a new computer adaptive test for persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Qual Life Res  2023 Mar;32(3):781-796. doi:10.1007/s11136-022-03278-w
  13. Carlozzi NE, Kallen MA, Troost J, Bragg A, Martin-Howard J, Moldovan I, Miner JA, Jack BW, Mitchell S  Development and calibration data for the Medication Adherence Item Bank: a new computer adaptive test for persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Qual Life Res  2023 Mar;32(3):813-826. doi:10.1007/s11136-022-03275-z
  14. Mitchell S, Kallen MA, Troost JP, Bragg A, Martin-Howard J, Moldovan I, Miner JA, Jack BW, Carlozzi NE  Development and calibration data for the Illness Burden item bank: a new computer adaptive test for persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Qual Life Res  2023 Mar;32(3):797-811. doi:10.1007/s11136-022-03282-0
  15. Carlozzi NE, Graves C, Troost JP, Kallen MA, Tulsky DS, Hanks RA, Ianni PA, Miner JA, Sander AM  Initial Evidence for Reliable and Valid Use of Scores on the 8-Item Econ-QOL Short Form to Measure Economic Quality of Life in Caregivers of Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil  2023 Mar;104(3):430-437. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2022.07.015
  16. Sharma S, Nilsson PM, Östergren PO, Häggman-Henrikson B, List T, Kallen MA  A New Instrument for Assessing Work-Related Body Mechanics and Strain in the General Population.  J Pain  2023 Feb;24(2):237-250. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2022.09.011
  17. Farmer C, Thurm A, Troy JD, Kaat AJ  Comparing ability and norm-referenced scores as clinical trial outcomes for neurodevelopmental disabilities: a simulation study.  J Neurodev Disord  2023 Jan 17;15(1):4. pii:4
  18. Roberts MY, Stern YS, Grauzer J, Nietfeld J, Thompson S, Jones M, Kaat AJ, Kaiser AP  Teaching Caregivers to Support Social Communication: Results From a Randomized Clinical Trial of Autistic Toddlers.  Am J Speech Lang Pathol  2023 Jan 11;32(1):115-127. doi:10.1044/2022_AJSLP-22-00133
  19. Young SR, Lattie EG, Berry ABL, Bui L, Byrne GJ, Yoshino Benavente JN, Bass M, Gershon RC, Wolf MS, Nowinski CJ  Remote Cognitive Screening Of Healthy Older Adults for Primary Care With the MyCog Mobile App: Iterative Design and Usability Evaluation.  JMIR Form Res  2023 Jan 10;7:e42416. pii:e42416
  20. Sherlock P, Shalowitz MU, Berry C, Cella D, Blackwell CK, Cowell W, Rodriguez KMR, Wright RJ,   A short form of the Crisis in Family Systems (CRISYS) in a racially diverse sample of pregnant women.  Curr Psychol  2023;42(10):8393-8401. doi:10.1007/s12144-021-02335-w
  21. Lyall K, Rando J, Toroni B, Ezeh T, Constantino JN, Croen LA, Garvin B, Piselli K, Connell J, Kaat AJ  et al.  Examining shortened versions of the Social Responsiveness Scale for use in autism spectrum disorder prediction and as a quantitative trait measure: Results from a validation study of 3-5 year old children.  JCPP Adv  2022 Dec;2(4):e12106. pii:e12106
  22. Berg AT, Kaat AJ, Gaebler-Spira D  Measuring the inch stones for progress: Gross motor function in the developmental and epileptic encephalopathies.  Epilepsy Behav  2022 Dec;137(Pt A):108953. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108953
  23. Rooney T, Stern YS, Hampton LH, Grauzer J, Hobson A, Levin A, Jones MK, Kaat AJ, Roberts MY  Screening for Autism in 2-Year-Old Children: The Application of the Systematic Observation of Red Flags to the Screening Tool for Autism in Toddlers and Young Children.  Am J Speech Lang Pathol  2022 Nov 16;31(6):2759-2769. doi:10.1044/2022_AJSLP-22-00132
  24. Condy EE, Becker L, Farmer C, Kaat AJ, Chlebowski C, Kozel BA, Thurm A  NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery Feasibility in Individuals With Williams Syndrome.  Am J Intellect Dev Disabil  2022 Nov 01;127(6):473-484. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-127.6.473
  25. Zhang X, Liu SH, Geron M, Mathilda Chiu YH, Gershon R, Ho E, Huddleston K, Just AC, Kloog I, Coull BA  et al.  Prenatal exposure to PM2.5 and childhood cognition: Accounting for between-site heterogeneity in a pooled analysis of ECHO cohorts in the Northeastern United States.  Environ Res  2022 Nov;214(Pt 4):114163. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2022.114163
  26. Foster C, Kaat AJ, Shaunfield S, Lin E, Coleman C, Storey M, Morales L, Davis MM  PediHome: Development of a Family-Reported Measure of Pediatric Home Healthcare Quality.  Acad Pediatr  2022;22(8):1510-1519. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2022.04.004
  27. Ahmad FS, Jackson KL, Yount SE, Rothrock NE, Kallen MA, Lacson L, Bilimoria KY, Kho AN, Mutharasan RK, McCullough PA  et al.  The development and initial validation of the PROMIS®+HF-27 and PROMIS+HF-10 profiles.  ESC Heart Fail  2022 Oct;9(5):3380-3392. doi:10.1002/ehf2.14061
  28. Nguyen VVT, Zheng MY, Liu SM, Kallen MA, Kay K, Ivey SL  Prevalence of Traditional Asian Postpartum Practices at a Federally Qualified Health Center.  J Immigr Minor Health  2022 Oct;24(5):1251-1260. doi:10.1007/s10903-021-01299-0
  29. Hirschfeld S, Nowinski CJ, Slotkin J  Editorial: Outcome assessments for longitudinal studies in pediatric research.  Front Pediatr  2022;10:884015. pii:884015
  30. Hirschfeld S, Dellarco M, Nowinski CJ, Slotkin J  Designing a Visit Schedule for Longitudinal Studies in Pediatric Research.  Front Pediatr  2022;10:883994. pii:883994
  31. Potter LN, Schlechter CR, Shono Y, Lam CY, Cinciripini PM, Wetter DW  An ecological momentary assessment study of outcome expectancies and smoking lapse in daily life.  Drug Alcohol Depend  2022 Sep 01;238:109587. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109587
  32. Stern BZ, Pila S, Joseph LI, Rothrock NE, Franklin PD  Patients' perspectives on the benefits of feedback on patient-reported outcome measures in a web-based personalized decision report for hip and knee osteoarthritis.  BMC Musculoskelet Disord  2022 Aug 23;23(1):806. pii:806
  33. Wiseman K, Slotkin J, Spratford M, Haggerty A, Heusinkvelt M, Weintraub S, Gershon R, McCreery R  Validation of a tablet-based assessment of auditory sensitivity for researchers.  Behav Res Methods  2022 Aug 12;. doi:10.3758/s13428-022-01933-1
  34. Fox RS, Zhang M, Amagai S, Bassard A, Dworak EM, Han YC, Kassanits J, Miller CH, Nowinski CJ, Giella AK  et al.  Uses of the NIH Toolbox® in Clinical Samples: A Scoping Review.  Neurol Clin Pract  2022 Aug;12(4):307-319. doi:10.1212/CPJ.0000000000200060
  35. Schuchard J, Blackwell CK, Ganiban JM, Giardino AP, McGrath M, Sherlock P, Dabelea DM, Deoni SCL, Karr C, McEvoy CT  et al.  Influences of Chronic Physical and Mental Health Conditions on Child and Adolescent Positive Health.  Acad Pediatr  2022 Aug;22(6):1024-1032. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2022.01.013
  36. Weintraub S, Karpouzian-Rogers T, Peipert JD, Nowinski C, Slotkin J, Wortman K, Ho E, Rogalski E, Carlsson C, Giordani B  et al.  ARMADA: Assessing reliable measurement in Alzheimer's disease and cognitive aging project methods.  Alzheimers Dement  2022 Aug;18(8):1449-1460. doi:10.1002/alz.12497
  37. Lee J, Kaat AJ, Roberts MY  Involving Caregivers of Autistic Toddlers in Early Intervention: Common Practice or Exception to the Norm?  Am J Speech Lang Pathol  2022 Jul 12;31(4):1755-1770. doi:10.1044/2022_AJSLP-21-00246
  38. Gershon RC, Sliwinski MJ, Mangravite L, King JW, Kaat AJ, Weiner MW, Rentz DM  The Mobile Toolbox for monitoring cognitive function.  Lancet Neurol  2022 Jul;21(7):589-590. doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(22)00225-3
  39. Kallen MA, Brown HE, Hatton JR, Doyle WA, Murphy R, Elliott R, Gutierrez MA, Catherwood EL, Pitman HP, Liu VX  et al.  New complementary perspectives for inpatient physical function assessment: matched clinician-report and patient-report short form measures from the PROMIS adult physical function item bank.  Qual Life Res  2022 Jul;31(7):2201-2212. doi:10.1007/s11136-022-03089-z
  40. Novack MA, Chan D, Waxman S  I See What You Are Saying: Hearing Infants' Visual Attention and Social Engagement in Response to Spoken and Sign Language.  Front Psychol  2022;13:896049. pii:896049
  41. Blackwell CK, Kallen MA, Lai JS, Bevans KB, Wakschlag LS, Cella D  Measuring PROMIS® Well-Being in Early Childhood.  J Pediatr Psychol  2022 May 13;47(5):559-572. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsac030
  42. Lai JS, Kallen MA, Blackwell CK, Wakschlag LS, Cella D  Psychometric Considerations in Developing PROMIS® Measures for Early Childhood.  J Pediatr Psychol  2022 May 13;47(5):510-522. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsac025
  43. Kallen MA, Lai JS, Blackwell CK, Schuchard JR, Forrest CB, Wakschlag LS, Cella D  Measuring PROMIS® Global Health in Early Childhood.  J Pediatr Psychol  2022 May 13;47(5):523-533. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsac026
  44. Sherlock P, Blackwell CK, Kallen MA, Lai JS, Cella D, Krogh-Jespersen S, Luby JL, Buss KA, Burns J, Wakschlag LS  Measuring PROMIS® Emotional Distress in Early Childhood.  J Pediatr Psychol  2022 May 13;47(5):547-558. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsac029
  45. Amagai S, Pila S, Kaat AJ, Nowinski CJ, Gershon RC  Challenges in Participant Engagement and Retention Using Mobile Health Apps: Literature Review.  J Med Internet Res  2022 Apr 26;24(4):e35120. pii:e35120
  46. Wakschlag LS, Finlay-Jones AL, MacNeill LA, Kaat AJ, Brown CH, Davis MM, Franklin P, Berkel C, Krogh-Jespersen S, Smith JD  Don't Get Lost in Translation: Integrating Developmental and Implementation Sciences to Accelerate Real-World Impact on Children's Development, Health, and Wellbeing.  Front Public Health  2022;10:827412. pii:827412
  47. Blackwell CK, Mansolf M, Sherlock P, Ganiban J, Hofheimer JA, Barone CJ, Bekelman TA, Blair C, Cella D, Collazo S  et al.  Youth Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Pediatrics  2022 Apr 01;149(4). pii:e2021054754
  48. Lang A, Kaur O, Devonshire A, Kaat AJ, Kumar R  Learning Early About Peanut worries: Evaluation of parental PROMIS-29 anxiety scores during early peanut introduction clinics.  Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol  2022 Apr;128(4):472-473. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2022.01.038
  49. Duffey MM, Ayuku D, Ayodo G, Abuonji E, Nyalumbe M, Giella AK, Hook JN, Tran TM, McHenry MS  Translation and Cultural Adaptation of NIH Toolbox Cognitive Tests into Swahili and Dholuo Languages for Use in Children in Western Kenya.  J Int Neuropsychol Soc  2022 Apr;28(4):414-423. doi:10.1017/S1355617721000497
  50. Berg AT, Kaat AJ, Zelko F, Wilkening G  Rare diseases - rare outcomes: Assessing communication abilities for the developmental and epileptic encephalopathies.  Epilepsy Behav  2022 Mar;128:108586. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2022.108586