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Elsie Mireya Taveras, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Elsie Taveras and Sheryl Rifas-Shiman.
Connection Strength

11.155
  1. Chronic sleep curtailment and adiposity. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 133(6):1013-22.
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    Score: 0.604
  2. Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in childhood obesity: the role of early life risk factors. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 01; 167(8):731-8.
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    Score: 0.570
  3. Similarity of the CDC and WHO weight-for-length growth charts in predicting risk of obesity at age 5 years. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Jun; 20(6):1261-5.
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    Score: 0.508
  4. Does maternal feeding restriction lead to childhood obesity in a prospective cohort study? Arch Dis Child. 2011 Mar; 96(3):265-9.
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    Score: 0.472
  5. Racial/ethnic differences in early-life risk factors for childhood obesity. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):686-95.
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    Score: 0.449
  6. Maternal experiences of racial discrimination and offspring sleep in the first 2 years of life: Project Viva cohort, Massachusetts, USA (1999-2002). Sleep Health. 2020 08; 6(4):463-468.
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    Score: 0.227
  7. Chronotype, Social Jet Lag, and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Early Adolescence. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Nov 01; 173(11):1049-1057.
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    Score: 0.220
  8. Examining Associations between Perinatal and Postnatal Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity Using Sibling Comparisons. Child Obes. 2019 May/Jun; 15(4):254-261.
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    Score: 0.210
  9. Association of Cesarean Delivery With Body Mass Index z Score at Age 5 Years. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 08 01; 172(8):777-779.
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    Score: 0.201
  10. Objective Sleep Characteristics and Cardiometabolic Health in Young Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2018 07; 142(1).
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    Score: 0.200
  11. Associations of Early to Mid-Childhood Adiposity with Elevated Mid-Childhood Alanine Aminotransferase Levels in the Project Viva Cohort. J Pediatr. 2018 06; 197:121-127.e1.
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    Score: 0.197
  12. Association of vitamin E intake at early childhood with alanine aminotransferase levels at mid-childhood. Hepatology. 2018 04; 67(4):1339-1347.
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    Score: 0.196
  13. Racial differences in crossing major growth percentiles in infancy. Arch Dis Child. 2018 08; 103(8):795-797.
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    Score: 0.182
  14. Prospective Study of Insufficient Sleep and Neurobehavioral Functioning Among School-Age Children. Acad Pediatr. 2017 08; 17(6):625-632.
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    Score: 0.182
  15. Racial/Ethnic and Socio-Contextual Correlates of Chronic Sleep Curtailment in Childhood. Sleep. 2016 Sep 01; 39(9):1653-61.
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    Score: 0.176
  16. Association of missing paternal demographics on infant birth certificates with perinatal risk factors for childhood obesity. BMC Public Health. 2016 07 14; 16:453.
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    Score: 0.175
  17. The role of neighborhood characteristics and the built environment in understanding racial/ethnic disparities in childhood obesity. Prev Med. 2016 10; 91:103-109.
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    Score: 0.175
  18. Two-year follow-up of a primary care-based intervention to prevent and manage childhood obesity: the High Five for Kids study. Pediatr Obes. 2017 06; 12(3):e24-e27.
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    Score: 0.173
  19. The Linked CENTURY Study: linking three decades of clinical and public health data to examine disparities in childhood obesity. BMC Pediatr. 2016 Mar 09; 16:32.
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    Score: 0.171
  20. The Influence of Antenatal Partner Support on Pregnancy Outcomes. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2016 07; 25(7):672-9.
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    Score: 0.169
  21. Chronic insufficient sleep and diet quality: Contributors to childhood obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Jan; 24(1):184-90.
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    Score: 0.167
  22. Comparative effectiveness of childhood obesity interventions in pediatric primary care: a cluster-randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 169(6):535-42.
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    Score: 0.162
  23. Food environments and childhood weight status: effects of neighborhood median income. Child Obes. 2015 Jun; 11(3):260-8.
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    Score: 0.161
  24. Exploring innovative approaches and patient-centered outcomes from positive outliers in childhood obesity. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Nov-Dec; 14(6):646-55.
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    Score: 0.155
  25. Juice and water intake in infancy and later beverage intake and adiposity: could juice be a gateway drink? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jan; 23(1):170-6.
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    Score: 0.155
  26. Characteristics of walkable built environments and BMI z-scores in children: evidence from a large electronic health record database. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Dec; 122(12):1359-65.
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    Score: 0.154
  27. Longitudinal associations of sleep curtailment with metabolic risk in mid-childhood. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Dec; 22(12):2586-92.
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    Score: 0.154
  28. Television viewing, bedroom television, and sleep duration from infancy to mid-childhood. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1163-71.
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    Score: 0.150
  29. Participant characteristics and intervention processes associated with reductions in television viewing in the High Five for Kids study. Prev Med. 2014 May; 62:64-70.
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    Score: 0.148
  30. Improving children's obesity-related health care quality: process outcomes of a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jan; 22(1):27-31.
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    Score: 0.144
  31. Associations of parental control of feeding with eating in the absence of hunger and food sneaking, hiding, and hoarding. Child Obes. 2013 Aug; 9(4):346-9.
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    Score: 0.141
  32. Parental perceptions of a motivational interviewing-based pediatric obesity prevention intervention. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Jun; 52(6):540-8.
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    Score: 0.139
  33. Evaluating the implementation of expert committee recommendations for obesity assessment. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Feb; 52(2):131-8.
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    Score: 0.138
  34. Proximity to supermarkets associated with higher body mass index among overweight and obese preschool-age children. Prev Med. 2013 Mar; 56(3-4):218-21.
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    Score: 0.136
  35. Maternal experiences of racial discrimination and child weight status in the first 3 years of life. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2012 Dec; 3(6):433-41.
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    Score: 0.136
  36. The association of urbanicity with infant sleep duration. Health Place. 2012 Sep; 18(5):1000-5.
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    Score: 0.132
  37. Decreasing prevalence of obesity among young children in Massachusetts from 2004 to 2008. Pediatrics. 2012 May; 129(5):823-31.
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    Score: 0.130
  38. Childhood body mass index trajectories: modeling, characterizing, pairwise correlations and socio-demographic predictors of trajectory characteristics. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Mar 29; 12:38.
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    Score: 0.130
  39. Associations of obesogenic behaviors in mothers and obese children participating in a randomized trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Jul; 20(7):1449-54.
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    Score: 0.129
  40. Crossing growth percentiles in infancy and risk of obesity in childhood. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Nov; 165(11):993-8.
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    Score: 0.126
  41. Can the Internet be used to reach parents for family-based childhood obesity interventions? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Apr; 51(4):314-20.
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    Score: 0.126
  42. Randomized controlled trial to improve primary care to prevent and manage childhood obesity: the High Five for Kids study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Aug; 165(8):714-22.
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    Score: 0.121
  43. Longitudinal association of maternal attempt to lose weight during the postpartum period and child obesity at age 3 years. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Oct; 19(10):2046-52.
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    Score: 0.120
  44. Maternal short sleep duration is associated with increased levels of inflammatory markers at 3 years postpartum. Metabolism. 2011 Jul; 60(7):982-6.
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    Score: 0.118
  45. Correlates of participation in a pediatric primary care-based obesity prevention intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Feb; 19(2):449-52.
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    Score: 0.117
  46. Association of maternal short sleep duration with adiposity and cardiometabolic status at 3 years postpartum. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jan; 19(1):171-8.
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    Score: 0.114
  47. Associations of early life risk factors with infant sleep duration. Acad Pediatr. 2010 May-Jun; 10(3):187-93.
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    Score: 0.113
  48. Weight status in the first 6 months of life and obesity at 3 years of age. Pediatrics. 2009 Apr; 123(4):1177-83.
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    Score: 0.105
  49. Television viewing in infancy and child cognition at 3 years of age in a US cohort. Pediatrics. 2009 Mar; 123(3):e370-5.
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    Score: 0.105
  50. Developmental origins of childhood overweight: potential public health impact. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jul; 16(7):1651-6.
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    Score: 0.099
  51. Higher adiposity in infancy associated with recurrent wheeze in a prospective cohort of children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 May; 121(5):1161-1166.e3.
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    Score: 0.099
  52. Short sleep duration in infancy and risk of childhood overweight. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Apr; 162(4):305-11.
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    Score: 0.098
  53. Longitudinal relationship between television viewing and leisure-time physical activity during adolescence. Pediatrics. 2007 Feb; 119(2):e314-9.
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    Score: 0.091
  54. To what extent is the protective effect of breastfeeding on future overweight explained by decreased maternal feeding restriction? Pediatrics. 2006 Dec; 118(6):2341-8.
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    Score: 0.090
  55. Maternal corticotropin-releasing hormone levels during pregnancy and offspring adiposity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Sep; 14(9):1647-53.
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    Score: 0.088
  56. Association of birth weight with asthma-related outcomes at age 2 years. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2006 Jul; 41(7):643-8.
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    Score: 0.087
  57. Association of consumption of fried food away from home with body mass index and diet quality in older children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2005 Oct; 116(4):e518-24.
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    Score: 0.083
  58. Family dinner and adolescent overweight. Obes Res. 2005 May; 13(5):900-6.
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    Score: 0.080
  59. Association of breastfeeding with maternal control of infant feeding at age 1 year. Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):e577-83.
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    Score: 0.077
  60. The influence of wanting to look like media figures on adolescent physical activity. J Adolesc Health. 2004 Jul; 35(1):41-50.
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    Score: 0.076
  61. Longitudinal associations of fruit juice intake in infancy with DXA-measured abdominal adiposity in mid-childhood and early adolescence. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 07 01; 114(1):117-123.
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    Score: 0.062
  62. Associations of DXA-measured abdominal adiposity with cardio-metabolic risk and related markers in early adolescence in Project Viva. Pediatr Obes. 2021 02; 16(2):e12704.
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    Score: 0.058
  63. Association of Daily Rest-Activity Patterns With Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Measures in Teens. J Adolesc Health. 2019 08; 65(2):224-231.
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    Score: 0.053
  64. Dietary behaviors throughout childhood are associated with adiposity and estimated insulin resistance in early adolescence: a longitudinal study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2018 12 17; 15(1):129.
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    Score: 0.052
  65. Seasonal and weather variation of sleep and physical activity in 12-14-year-old children. Behav Sleep Med. 2019 Jul-Aug; 17(4):398-410.
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    Score: 0.048
  66. Beverage Intake During Pregnancy and Childhood Adiposity. Pediatrics. 2017 Aug; 140(2).
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    Score: 0.047
  67. Current child, but not maternal, snoring is bi-directionally related to adiposity and cardiometabolic risk markers: A cross-sectional and a prospective cohort analysis. Metabolism. 2017 11; 76:70-80.
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    Score: 0.047
  68. Infant Breastfeeding Duration and Mid-Childhood Executive Function, Behavior, and Social-Emotional Development. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Jan; 37(1):43-52.
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    Score: 0.042
  69. Feasibility and impact of Creciendo Sanos, a clinic-based pilot intervention to prevent obesity among preschool children in Mexico City. BMC Pediatr. 2014 Mar 20; 14:77.
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    Score: 0.037
  70. Cohort profile: project viva. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Feb; 44(1):37-48.
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    Score: 0.037
  71. Infant feeding and childhood cognition at ages 3 and 7 years: Effects of breastfeeding duration and exclusivity. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 167(9):836-44.
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    Score: 0.036
  72. Correlations among adiposity measures in school-aged children. BMC Pediatr. 2013 Jun 24; 13:99.
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    Score: 0.035
  73. Age of achievement of gross motor milestones in infancy and adiposity at age 3 years. Matern Child Health J. 2012 Jul; 16(5):1015-20.
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    Score: 0.033
  74. Timing of solid food introduction and risk of obesity in preschool-aged children. Pediatrics. 2011 Mar; 127(3):e544-51.
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    Score: 0.030
  75. Is the association of breastfeeding with child obesity explained by infant weight change? Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e415-22.
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    Score: 0.029
  76. Gestational glucose tolerance and cord blood leptin levels predict slower weight gain in early infancy. J Pediatr. 2011 Feb; 158(2):227-33.
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    Score: 0.029
  77. Prospective association between milk intake and adiposity in preschool-aged children. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Apr; 110(4):563-70.
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    Score: 0.028
  78. Early child care and adiposity at ages 1 and 3 years. Pediatrics. 2009 Aug; 124(2):555-62.
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    Score: 0.027
  79. Intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes, child adiposity, and blood pressure. Am J Hypertens. 2009 Feb; 22(2):215-20.
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    Score: 0.026
  80. Association between television viewing and poor diet quality in young children. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2008; 3(3):168-76.
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    Score: 0.024
  81. Association of fewer hours of sleep at 6 months postpartum with substantial weight retention at 1 year postpartum. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Jan 15; 167(2):178-87.
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    Score: 0.024
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