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Life Course Bibliography

Halfon N Hochstein M. Life course health development: An integrated framework for developing health policy, and research. HRSA Exit Disclaimer The Milbank Quarterly 2002;80(3):433-479.

Misra D, Guyer B, Allston A.  Integrated perinatal health framework: a multiple determinants model with life span approach. HRSA Exit Disclaimer American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2003;25(1):65-75.

Lu M, Halfon N. Racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes: a life course perspective. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Maternal and Child Health Journal 2003:7(1):13-30.

Kotelchuck, M. Building on Life-Course Perspective in Maternal and Child Health. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Maternal and Child Health Journal 2003;7(1):5-11.

Wise PH. Framework as Metaphor: The promise and peril of MCH life-course perspectives. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2003;7(3):151-156.

Forrest CV, Riley AW. Childhood origins of adult health: A basis for life-course health policy. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Health Affairs 2004;23(5):155-64.

Misra DP, Grason H. Achieving safe motherhood: Applying a life course and multiple determinants perinatal health framework in public health. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Women’s Health Issues 2006;16:159-175.

Guyer B, Ma S, Grason H, Frick K, Perry D, Sharkey A, McIntosh J. Early childhood health promotion and its life course health consequences. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Academic Pediatrics 2009;9(3):142-149.

Braveman P, Barclay C. Health disparities beginning in childhood: A life-course perspective. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Pediatrics 2009;124 Supplement:S163-S175.

Wise PH. Confronting social disparities in child health: A critical appraisal of life-course science and research. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Pediatrics 2009;124 Supplement:S203-S211.

Shonkoff JP, Boyce WT, McEwen BS. Neuroscience, molecular biology, and the childhood roots of health disparities: Building a new framework for health promotion and disease prevention.  JAMA 2009; 301(21):2252-2259.

Shonkoff JP. Building a new biodevelopmental framework to guide the future of early childhood policy. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Child Dev 2010;81(1):357-367.

Harris KM. An integrative approach to health. Demography 2010;47(1):1-22.

Lu MC, Kotelchuck M, Hogan V, Jones L, Wright K, Halfon N. Closing the black-white gap in birth outcomes: A life-course approach. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Ethn Dis 2010; 20(1) Supplement 2:S2-62-76.

Kotelchuck M. Evaluating the Healthy Start program: A life course perspective. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Matern Child Health J 2010;14(5):649-653.

Miller WD, Sadegh-Nobari T, Lillie-Blanton M. Healthy starts for all: Policy Prescriptions. HRSA Exit Disclaimer Am J Prev Med 2011;40(1S1)S19-S37.