Frank R Witter

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1980 …2019

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2019

Differentiating Streptococcus pseudoporcinus from GBS: could this have implications in pregnancy?

Grundy, M., Suwantarat, N., Rubin, M., Harris, R., Hanlon, A., Tekle, T., Ellis, B., Carroll, K. C. & Witter, F. R., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.

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Evaluating congenital syphilis in a reverse sequence testing environment

Chen, M. W., Akinboyo, I. C., Sue, P. K., Donohue, P. K., Ghanem, K. G., Detrick, B., Witter, F. R., Page, K. R., Arav-Boger, R. & Golden, W. C., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Perinatology. 39, 7, p. 956-963 8 p.

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2018

Major depression, antidepressant use, and male and female fertility

Reproductive Medicine Network, May 2018, In : Fertility and sterility. 109, 5, p. 879-887 9 p.

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2017

A Model for the Departmental Quality Management Infrastructure Within an Academic Health System

Mathews, S. C., Demski, R., Hooper, J. E., Biddison, L. D., Berry, S. A., Petty, B. G., Chen, A. R., Hill, P. M., Miller, M. R., Witter, F. R., Allen, L., Wick, E. C., Stierer, T. S., Paine, L., Puttgen, H. A., Tamargo, R. J. & Pronovost, P. J., May 1 2017, In : Academic Medicine. 92, 5, p. 608-613 6 p.

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Methyl mercury, but not inorganic mercury, associated with higher blood pressure during pregnancy

Wells, E. M., Herbstman, J. B., Lin, Y. H., Hibbeln, J. R., Halden, R. U., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., Apr 1 2017, In : Environmental Research. 154, p. 247-252 6 p.

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Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke leads to increased mitochondrial DNA content in umbilical cord serum associated to reduced gestational age

Pirini, F., Goldman, L. R., Soudry, E., Halden, R. U., Witter, F. R., Sidransky, D. & Guerrero-Preston, R., Jan 2 2017, In : International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 27, 1, p. 52-67 16 p.

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Racial and ethnic differences in the polycystic ovary syndrome metabolic phenotype

the, Reproductive Medicine Network & Reproductive Medicine Network, May 2017, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 216, 5, p. 493.e1-493.e13

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2016

Cord blood methylmercury and fetal growth outcomes in baltimore newborns: Potential confounding and effect modification by omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, and sex

Wells, E. M., Herbstman, J. B., Lin, Y. H., Jarrett, J., Verdon, C. P., Ward, C., Caldwell, K. L., Hibbeln, J. R., Witter, F. R., Halden, R. U. & Goldman, L. R., Mar 2016, In : Environmental health perspectives. 124, 3, p. 373-379 7 p.

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DNA methylation of cord blood cell types: Applications for mixed cell birth studies

Bakulski, K. M., Feinberg, J. I., Andrews, S. V., Yang, J., Brown, S., McKenney, S. L., Witter, F. R., Walston, J. D., Feinberg, A. P. & Fallin, D. D., May 4 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Epigenetics. p. 1-9 9 p.

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Postdischarge surveillance for infection following cesarean section: A prospective cohort study comparing methodologies

Halwani, M. A., Turnbull, A. E., Harris, M., Witter, F. & Perl, T. M., Apr 1 2016, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 4, p. 455-457 3 p.

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The influence of atopy and asthma on immune responses in inner-city adults

Kakumanu, S., Jaffee, K., Visness, C. M., Dresen, A., Burger, M., Witter, F. R., O’Connor, G. T., Cruikshank, W. W., Shreffler, W. G., Bacharier, L. B. & Gern, J. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Immunity Inflammation and Disease. 4, 1, p. 80-90 11 p.

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Open Access
2015

A cautionary note about Monsel's solution

Witter, F. R., 2015, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 213, 6, p. 880-881 2 p.

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Assessment of multiple intrauterine gestations from ovarian stimulation (AMIGOS) trial: Baseline characteristics

Diamond, M. P., Legro, R. S., Coutifaris, C., Alvero, R., Robinson, R. D., Casson, P., Christman, G. M., Ager, J., Huang, H., Hansen, K. R., Baker, V., Usadi, R., Seungdamrong, A., Bates, G. W., Rosen, R. M., Haisonleder, D., Krawetz, S. A., Barnhart, K., Trussell, J. C., Jin, Y. & 74 others, Santoro, N., Eisenberg, E., Zhang, H., Bartlebaugh, C., Dodson, W., Estes, S., Gnatuk, C., Ladda, R., Ober, J., Easton, C., Hernandez, A., Leija, M., Pierce, D., Brzyski, R., Awonuga, A., Cedo, L., Cline, A., Collins, K., Puscheck, E., Singh, M., Yoscovits, M., Lecks, K., Martino, L., Marunich, R., Comfort, A., Crow, M., Hohmann, A., Mallette, S., Smith, Y., Randolph, J., Fisseha, S., Ringbloom, M., Tang, J., Mason, S., Di Maria, N., Laylor, B., Martinez, L., Solnica, A., Wojtczuk, A., Rhea, M., Turner, K., Craig, L. B., Zornes, C., Rodriguez, M. R., Hunt, T. S., Remble, T., Cheng, G., Green, L., Lenhart, N., Del Basso, D., Brennan, M., Kuang, H., Li, Y., Patrizio, P., Sakai, L., Song, C., Taylor, H., Thomas, T., Yan, Q., Zhang, M., Lamar, C., De Paolo, L., Guzick, D., Herring, A., Redmond, J. B., Thomas, M., Turek, P., Wactawski-Wende, J., Rebar, R., Cato, P., Dukic, V., Lewis, V., Schlegel, P. & Witter, F., Jan 1 2015, In : Fertility and sterility. 103, 4, p. 962-973.e4

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Obstetric surgical site infections: 2 grams compared with 3 grams of cefazolin in morbidly obese women

Ahmadzia, H. K., Patel, E. M., Joshi, D., Liao, C., Witter, F., Heine, R. P. & Coleman, J. S., Oct 1 2015, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 126, 4, p. 708-715 8 p.

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Prenatal mercury concentration is associated with changes in DNA methylation at TCEANC2 in newborns

Bakulski, K. M., Lee, H. J., Feinberg, J. I., Wells, E. M., Brown, S., Herbstman, J. B., Witter, F. R., Halden, R. U., Caldwell, K., Mortensen, M. E., Jaffe, A. E., Moye, J., Caulfield, L. E., Pan, Y., Goldman, L. R., Feinberg, A. P. & Daniele Fallin, M., Aug 2015, In : International journal of epidemiology. 44, 4, p. 1249-1262 14 p.

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Recognition of streptococcus pseudoporcinus colonization in women as a consequence of using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for Group B streptococcus identification

Suwantarat, N., Grundy, M., Rubin, M., Harris, R., Miller, J. A., Romagnoli, M., Hanlon, A., Tekle, T., Ellis, B. C., Witter, F. R. & Carroll, K. C., Dec 2015, In : Journal of clinical microbiology. 53, 12, p. 3926-3930 5 p.

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Renal biopsy in the management of lupus nephritis during pregnancy

Chen, T. K., Gelber, A. C., Witter, F. R., Petri, M. & Fine, D. M., Feb 24 2015, In : Lupus. 24, 2, p. 147-154 8 p.

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2014

A Potential Method to Lower Risk for Surgical Site Infection During Cesarean Birth

Lucas, L. S. & Witter, F. R., Dec 1 2014, In : Nursing for women's health. 18, 6, p. 515-517 3 p.

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Association of selenium and copper with lipids in umbilical cord blood

Wells, E. M., Navas-Acien, A., Apelberg, B. J., Herbstman, J. B., Jarrett, J. M., Lin, Y. H., Verdon, C. P., Ward, C., Caldwell, K. L., Hibbeln, J. R., Halden, R. U., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 5, 4, p. 281-287 7 p.

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Decreasing cesarean section surgical site infection: An ongoing comprehensive quality improvement program

Witter, F. R., Lawson, P. & Ferrell, J., Apr 2014, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 4, p. 429-431 3 p.

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Diagnostic accuracy of fetal heart rate monitoring in the identification of neonatal encephalopathy

Graham, E. M., Adami, R. R., McKenney, S. L., Jennings, J. M., Burd, I. & Witter, F. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 124, 3, p. 507-513 7 p.

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Placental vitamin D receptor (VDR) expression is related to neonatal vitamin D status, placental calcium transfer, and fetal bone length in pregnant adolescents

Young, B. E., Cooper, E. M., McIntyre, A. W., Kent, T., Witter, F., Harris, Z. L. & O'Brien, K. O., May 2014, In : FASEB Journal. 28, 5, p. 2029-2037 9 p.

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Reductions in heel bone quality across gestation are attenuated in pregnant adolescents with higher prepregnancy weight and greater increases in PTH across gestation

Whisner, C. M., Young, B. E., Witter, F. R., Harris, Z. L., Queenan, R. A., Cooper, E. M. & O'Brien, K. O., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 29, 9, p. 2109-2117 9 p.

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2012

DNA methylation shows genome-wide association of NFIX, RAPGEF2 and MSRB3 with gestational age at birth

Lee, H., Jaffe, A. E., Feinberg, J. I., Tryggvadottir, R., Brown, S., Montano, C., Aryee, M. J., Irizarry, R. A., Herbstman, J., Witter, F. R., Goldman, L. R., Feinberg, A. P. & Fallin, M. D., Feb 1 2012, In : International journal of epidemiology. 41, 1, p. 188-199 12 p., dyr237.

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Maternal vitamin D status and calcium intake interact to affect fetal skeletal growth in utero in pregnant adolescents

Young, B. E., McNanley, T. J., Cooper, E. M., McIntyre, A. W., Witter, F., Harris, Z. L. & O'Brien, K. O., May 1 2012, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 95, 5, p. 1103-1112 10 p.

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Prioritization of biomarker targets in human umbilical cord blood: Identification of proteins in infant blood serving as validated biomarkers in adults

Hansmeier, N., Chao, T. C., Goldman, L. R., Witter, F. R. & Halden, R. U., May 2012, In : Environmental health perspectives. 120, 5, p. 764-769 6 p.

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Selenium and maternal blood pressure during childbirth

Wells, E. M., Goldman, L. R., Jarrett, J. M., Apelberg, B. J., Herbstman, J. B., Caldwell, K. L., Halden, R. U. & Witter, F. R., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 22, 2, p. 191-197 7 p.

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Vitamin D insufficiency is prevalent and vitamin D is inversely associated with parathyroid hormone and calcitriol in pregnant adolescents

Young, B. E., McNanley, T. J., Cooper, E. M., McIntyre, A. W., Witter, F., Harris, Z. L. & O'Brien, K. O., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 27, 1, p. 177-186 10 p.

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2011

Body burdens of mercury, lead, selenium and copper among Baltimore newborns

Wells, E. M., Jarrett, J. M., Lin, Y. H., Caldwell, K. L., Hibbeln, J. R., Apelberg, B. J., Herbstman, J., Halden, R. U., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., Apr 1 2011, In : Environmental research. 111, 3, p. 411-417 7 p.

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Fetal exposure to chlordane and permethrin mixtures in relation to inflammatory cytokines and birth outcomes

Neta, G., Goldman, L. R., Barr, D., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R. & Halden, R. U., Feb 15 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 4, p. 1680-1687 8 p.

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Low-level lead exposure and elevations in blood pressure during pregnancy

Wells, E. M., Navas-Acien, A., Herbstman, J. B., Apelberg, B. J., Silbergeld, E. K., Caldwell, K. L., Jones, R. L., Halden, R. U., Witter, F. R. & Goldman, L. R., May 1 2011, In : Environmental health perspectives. 119, 5, p. 664-669 6 p.

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Osteoprotegerin in pregnant adolescents differs by race and is related to infant birth weight z-score

Essley, B., McNanley, T., Cooper, B., McIntyre, A., Witter, F., Harris, Z. & O'Brien, K., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 2, 5, p. 272-279 8 p.

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Umbilical cord plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and immune function at birth: The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma study

Chi, A., Wildfire, J., Mcloughlin, R., Wood, R. A., Bloomberg, G. R., Kattan, M., Gergen, P., Gold, D. R., Witter, F., Chen, T., Holick, M., Visness, C., Gern, J. & O'Connor, G. T., Jun 1 2011, In : Clinical and Experimental Allergy. 41, 6, p. 842-850 9 p.

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2010

Distribution and determinants of pesticide mixtures in cord serum using principal component analysis

Neta, G., Goldman, L. R., Barr, D., Sjödin, A., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R. & Halden, R. U., Jul 15 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 14, p. 5641-5648 8 p.

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Global DNA hypomethylation is associated with in utero exposure to cotinine and perfluorinated alkyl compounds

Guerrero-Preston, R., Goldman, L. R., Brebi-Mieville, P., Ili-Gangas, C., LeBron, C., Hernández-Arroyo, M., Witter, F. R., Apelberg, B. J., Roystacher, M., Jaffe, A., Halden, R. U. & Sidransky, D., Aug 2010, In : Epigenetics. 5, 6, p. 539-546 8 p.

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Prenatal maternal stress and cord blood innate and adaptive cytokine responses in an inner-city cohort

Wright, R. J., Visness, C. M., Calatroni, A., Grayson, M. H., Gold, D. R., Sandel, M. T., Lee-Parritz, A., Wood, R. A., Kattan, M., Bloomberg, G. R., Burger, M., Togias, A., Witter, F. R., Sperling, R. S., Sadovsky, Y. & Gern, J. E., Jul 1 2010, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 182, 1, p. 25-33 9 p.

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Vitamin D Insufficiency Is Prevalent among Pregnant African American Adolescents

Davis, L. M. G., Chang, S. C., Mancini, J., Nathanson, M. S., Witter, F. R. & O'Brien, K. O., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology. 23, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

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2009

Effect of hospital setting and volume on clinical outcomes in women with gestational and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Nicholson, W. K., Witter, F. & Powe, N. R., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of Women's Health. 18, 10, p. 1567-1576 10 p.

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Global screening of human cord blood proteomes for biomarkers of toxic exposure and effect

Colquhoun, D. R., Goldman, L. R., Cole, R. N., Gucek, M., Mansharamani, M., Witter, F. R., Apelberg, B. J. & Halden, R. U., Jun 9 2009, In : Environmental health perspectives. 117, 5, p. 832-838 7 p.

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Parental characteristics, somatic fetal growth, and season of birth influence innate and adaptive cord blood cytokine responses

Gold, D. R., Bloomberg, G. R., Cruikshank, W. W., Visness, C. M., Schwarz, J., Kattan, M., O'Connor, G. T., Wood, R. A., Burger, M. S., Wright, R. J., Witter, F., Lee-Parritz, A., Sperling, R., Sadovsky, Y., Togias, A. & Gern, J. E., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 124, 5, p. 1078-1087 10 p.

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The Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA) birth cohort study: Design, methods, and study population

Gern, J. E., Visness, C. M., Gergen, P. J., Wood, R. A., Bloomberg, G. R., O'Connor, G. T., Kattan, M., Sampson, H. A., Witter, F. R., Sandel, M. T., Shreffler, W. G., Wright, R. J., Arbes, S. J. & Busse, W. W., May 8 2009, In : BMC pulmonary medicine. 9, 17.

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2008

Association between anaemia during pregnancy and blood loss at and after delivery among women with vaginal births in Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Kavle, J. A., Stoltzfus, R. J., Witter, F., Tielsch, J. M., Khalfan, S. S. & Caulfield, L. E., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. 26, 2, p. 232-240 9 p.

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Birth delivery mode modifies the associations between prenatal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) and neonatal thyroid hormone levels

Herbstman, J. B., Sjödin, A., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R., Haiden, R. U., Patterson, D. G., Panny, S. R., Needham, L. L. & Goldman, L. R., Dec 1 2008, In : Environmental health perspectives. 116, 10, p. 1376-1382 7 p.

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Maternal, infant, and delivery factors associated with neonatal thyroid hormone status

Herbstman, J., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R., Panny, S. & Goldman, L. R., Jan 1 2008, In : Thyroid. 18, 1, p. 67-76 10 p.

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2007

Cord serum concentrations of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) in relation to weight and size at birth

Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R., Herbstman, J. B., Calafat, A. M., Halden, R. U., Needham, L. L. & Goldman, L. R., Nov 1 2007, In : Environmental health perspectives. 115, 11, p. 1670-1676 7 p.

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Determinants of fetal exposure to polyfluoroalkyl compounds in Baltimore, Maryland

Apelberg, B. J., Goldman, L. R., Calafat, A. M., Herbstman, J. B., Kuklenyik, Z., Heidler, J., Needham, L. L., Halden, R. U. & Witter, F. R., Jun 1 2007, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 11, p. 3891-3897 7 p.

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Determinants of prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in an urban population

Herbstman, J. B., Sjödin, A., Apelberg, B. J., Witter, F. R., Patterson, D. G., Halden, R. U., Jones, R. S., Park, A., Zhang, Y., Heidler, J., Needham, L. L. & Goldman, L. R., Dec 1 2007, In : Environmental health perspectives. 115, 12, p. 1794-1800 7 p.

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The relationship between hiccups and heart rate in the fetus

Witter, F., Dipietro, J., Costigan, K. & Nelson, P., Aug 13 2007, In : Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 20, 4, p. 289-292 4 p.

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2006

Early risk factors for pregnancy loss in lupus

Clowse, M. E. B., Magder, L. S., Witter, F. & Petri, M., Feb 2006, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 107, 2, p. 293-299 7 p.

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