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Judith  D Rubin
 

Judith D Rubin M.D., M.P.H.

Academic Title: Professor (adjunct Faculty I)
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Secondary Appointments: Pediatrics
jrubin@epi.umaryland.edu
Location: Howard Hall 102H
Phone: (410) 706-2864
Phone: (410) 997-9371

Personal History:

EDUCATION

1964: A.B., Bryn Mawr College

1965-67: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

1967-69: M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1975: M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health


POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

1969 - 1970: Intern, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

1970 - 1971: Exchange Resident, Pediatrics, Nemazee Hospital, Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran

1973 - 1977: Resident, Joint Program in Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Hospital

1974: Fellow, Ambulatory Pediatrics, University of Maryland Hospital

1974-1975: Trainee, U.S. Public Health Service, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health

1976 - 1977: Chief Resident, General Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Hospital

Research Interests:

Pediatric epidemiology, Etiologic risk factors for congenital malformations, Drug use in pregnancy, Childhood lead poisoning

Publications:

PUBLICATIONS (Member, Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children Trial Group)

Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children (TLC) Trial Group. The Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children (TLC) Trial: Design and Recruitment for a Study of the Effect of Oral Chelation on Growth and Development in Toddlers. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 1998;12:313-333.

Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children (TLC) Trial Group. "Safety and Efficacy of Succimer in Toddlers with Blood Lead Levels of 20-44 ug/dL". Pediatric Research. 2000;48:593-599.

Dietrich KN, Ware JH, Salganik M, Radcliffe J, Rogan WJ, Rhoads GG, Fay ME, Davoli CT, Denckla MB, Bornschein RL, Schwarz D, Dockery DW, Adubato S, Jones RL; Treatment of Lead-Exposed Children Clinical Trial Group. Effect of Chelation Therapy on the Neuropsychological and Behavioral Development of Lead-Exposed Children After School Entry. Pediatrics 2004;114:19-26


PUBLICATIONS (Member, Baltimore-Washington Infant Study Group)

Correa-Villasenor A, McCarter R, Downing J, Ferencz C, and the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study Group. White-black differences in cardiovascular malformations in infancy and socioeconomic factors. American Journal of Epidemiology. 1991;134(4):393-402.

Correa-Villasenor A, Ferencz C, Boughman JA, Neill CA, and the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study  Group. Total anomalous pulmonary venous return: Familial and environmental factors. Teratology. 1991;44:415-428.

Correa-Villasenor A, Ferencz C, Loffredo C, Magee C, and the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study Group. Paternal exposures and cardiovascular malformations. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology. 1993;3(Suppl 1):173-185.

Wilson PD, Correa-Villasenor A, Loffredo CA, Ferencz C, and the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study Group. Temporal trends in prevalence of cardiovascular malformations in Maryland and the District of Columbia, 1981-1988. Epidemiology. 1993;4(3):259-265.

Correa-Villasenor A, Ferencz C, Neill CA, Wilson PD, Boughman JA, and the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study Group. Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve: genetic and environmental factors. Teratology. 1994;50:137-147.

Book Chapters

Ferencz C, Rubin JD. Research Design, Resources and Methods. In Ferencz C, Rubin JD, Loffredo CA, Magee CA, eds. "Epidemiology of Congenital Heart Disease: The Baltimore-Washington Infant Study 1981-1989." Perspectives in Pediatric Cardiology, Vol. 4. Futura Publishing Company, Mount Kisco, NY, 1993, pp 17-32.

Perry LW, Neill CA, Ferencz C, Rubin JD, Loffredo CA. "Infants with Congenital Heart Disease: The Cases." Ibid., pp. 33-62.

Rubin JD, Ferencz C. "Study Subjects: Participant Rates and Representativeness." Ibid., pp.63-73.

Rubin JD, Ferencz C. "Data Collection: Methods and Quality Control." Ibid., pp. 75-80.

Loffredo CA, Rubin JD, Correa-Villasenor A, Magee CA, Wilson PD. "Preparing the Database and Creating the Variables." Ibid., pp. 81-90.

Ferencz C, Loffredo CA, Rubin JD. "The Distribution of Congenital Heart Disease by Time, Place and Person." Ibid., pp. 107-121.

Ferencz C, Loffredo CA, Rubin JD, Magee CA. "Maternal Medical, Anthropometric, and Reproductive Characteristics." Ibid., pp.169-180.

Rubin JD, Loffredo CA. "Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs." Ibid., pp. 181-189.

Loffredo CA, Rubin JD. "Lifestyle: Alcohol, Recreational Drugs, and Caffeine." Ibid., pp.191-206.

Correa-Villasenor A, Wilson, PD, Loffredo CA, Ferencz C, Rubin JD. "Risk Factor Analysis." Ibid., pp.233-247.

Journal Articles

Ferencz C, Matanoski GM, Wilson PD, Rubin JD, Neill CA, Gutberlet R. Maternal hormone therapy and congenital heart disease. Teratology. 1980;21(2):225 239.

Ferencz C, Rubin JD, McCarter RJ, Wilson PD, Brenner JI, Neill CA, Perry LW, Hepner SI, Downing JW. Association of hereditary blood disorders and congenital heart disease. Teratology. 1984;29(2):313.

Ferencz C, Rubin JD, McCarter RJ, Wilson PD, Boughman JA, Brenner JI, Neill CA, Perry LW, Hepner SI, Downing JW. Hematologic disorders and congenital cardiovascular malformations: Converging lines of research. Journal of Medicine. 1984;15:337 354.

Rubin JD, Nair P. Upper respiratory tract infection associated with Chlamydia trachomatis. Maryland State Medical Journal. 1984;33:541 542.

Ferencz C, Rubin JD, McCarter RJ, Wilson PD, Brenner JI, Neill CA., Perry LW, Hepner SI, Downing JW. Congenital heart disease: prevalence at live birth. American Journal of Epidemiology. 1985;121:31 36.

Rubin JD, Ferencz C. Subsequent pregnancy in mothers of infants with congenital heart disease. Pediatrics.1985;76:371 374.

Ferencz C, Rubin JD, McCarter RJ, Brenner JI, Neill CA, Perry LW, Hepner SI, Downing JW. Maternal mitral valve prolapse and congenital heart disease in the offspring. American Heart Journal. 1985;110:899 900.

Rubin JD, Ferencz C., McCarter RJ, Wilson PD, Boughman JA, Brenner JI, Neill CA, Perry LW, Hepner SI, Downing JW. Congenital cardiovascular malformations in the Baltimore Washington area. Maryland Medical Journal. 1985;34:1079 1083.

Boughman JA, Berg KA, Astemborski JA, Clark EB, McCarter RJ, Rubin JD, Ferencz C. Familial risks of congenital heart disease assessed in a population-based epidemiologic study. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 1987;69:839 849.

Rubin JD, Nair P. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention. Maryland Medical Journal. 1987;36:959-961.

Rubin JD, Ferencz C, Brenner JI, Neill CA, Perry LW. Early detection of congenital cardiovascular
malformations in infancy. American Journal of Diseases of Children. 1987;141:1218-1220.

Ferencz C, Rubin JD, McCarter RJ, Wilson PD, Boughman JA, Brenner JI, Neill CA, Perry LW, Hepner SI, Downing JW. Cardiac and non-cardiac malformations: Observations in a population-based study. Teratology. 1987;35(3):367-378.

Ferencz C, Neill CA, Boughman JA, Rubin JD, Brenner JI, Perry LW. Congenital cardiovascular malformations associated with chromosome abnormalities: An epidemiologic study. Journal of Pediatrics. 1989;114:79-86.

Rubin JD, Sobal J, Moran MT. Health beliefs and practices of fourth-year medical students. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 1990;6:106-111.

Ferencz C, Rubin JD, McCarter RJ, Clark EB. Maternal diabetes and cardiovascular malformations: Predominance of double outlet right ventricle and truncus arteriosus. Teratology. 1990;41:319-326.

Karr S, Brenner JI, Loffredo C, Neill CA, Rubin JD. Tetralogy of Fallot. The spectrum of severity in a regional study, 1981-1985. American Journal of Diseases of Children. 1992;146:121-124.

Feigelman S, Stanton B, Rubin JD, Cartelli NA. Effectiveness of family notification efforts and compliance with measles post-exposure prophylaxis. Journal of Community Health. 1993;18:83-93.

Rubin JD, Ferencz C, Loffredo C, and the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study Group. Use of prescription and non-prescription drugs in pregnancy. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 1993;46:581-589.

Gadomski AM, Rubin JD. Cough and cold medicine use in young children: A survey of Maryland pediatricians. Maryland Medical Journal. 1993;42:571-574.

Muecke L, Rubin JD, Radke MS. Child health care in Charles County, Maryland: a needs assessment. Maryland Medical Journal. 1995; 44:517-520.

Rule J, Abrams R, Miller S, Gilner M, Rubin J, Gunsolley J. Caries in minority children ages 1-4 in Baltimore and Washington. Journal of the Maryland Dental Society. 1995;38:14-16.

Meny RG, Rubin JD. Infant sleep position and SIDS risk, 1995: A parent survey and analysis of SIDS deaths in Maryland. Journal of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Infant Mortality. 1997;2:111-115.

Silverman BG, Daley WR, Rubin JD. The use of infrared ear thermometers in pediatrics and family practice offices.  Public Health Reports. 1998;113:268-272.

Dannenberg AL, Quinlisk MP, Alkon E, Bera N, Cieslak PR., Davis, JP, Kaye K, Paul SM, Rubin JD, Sewell CM, Touma O. Epidemiology and Public Health Elective Rotations for Medical Students at State and Local Health Departments: Best Practices. Academic Medicine. 2002;77:799-809.

Peterson KE, Salganik M, Campbell C, Rhoads GG, Rubin J, Berger O, Ware JH, Rogan W.  Effect of Succimer on Growth of Pre-School Children with Moderate Blood Lead Levels.  Environmental Health Perspectives. 2004;112(2):233-7.

Ducatman AM, Vanderploeg JM, Johnson, M, Rubin J, et al.  Residency Training in Preventive Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2005;28(4):403-412.

King JC, Cummings GE, Stoddard J, Readmond BX. Magder LS, Stong M, Hoffmaster M, Rubin J, Tsai T, Ruff E, for the SchoolMist Study Group.  A Pilot Study of the Effectiveness of a School-Based Influenza Vaccination Program.  Pediatrics. 2005:116(6);e868-e873.

Korelitz JJ, Zito JM, Gavin NI, Masters MN, McNally D, Irwin DE, Kelleher K, Bethel J, Xu Y, Rubin J, Mattison DR. Asthma-related medication use among children in the United States.  Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 2008;100 (3):222-229.