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 BIBB Study Publications

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  1. Wheeler, J.M., Misra, D.P., & Giurgescu, C. (2021). Stress and coping among pregnant Black women during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Health Nursing. Abstract

  2. Nowak, A.L., Giurgescu, C., Ford, J.L., Mackos, A., Ohm, J., Tan, A., Pietrzak, M. & Anderson, C.M. (2021). Methodologic considerations for epigenomic investigation of preterm birth in African American women. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Abstract

  3. Vaughan SE, Misra DP, Wong AC, Rengers B, Jablonski S, Price M, Giurgescu C. (2021). Successful Recruitment Strategies for Engaging Pregnant African American Women in Research. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Abstract

  4. Zhang L, Dailey RK, Price M, Misra DP, Giurgescu C. (2021). Intimate partner violence, prenatal stress, and substance use among pregnant Black women. Public Health Nursing. Abstract

  5. Dove-Medows, E., Thompson, L., McCracken, L., Kavanaugh, K., Misra, D.P., & Giurgescu, C. (in press). “I Wouldn’t Let it Get to Me” Discrimination among Pregnant Black women. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. Abstract

  6. Hawkins, M., Misra, D.P., Zhang, L., Price, M., Dailey, R., & Giurgescu, C. (2021). Family Involvement in Pregnancy and Psychological Health among Pregnant Black Women. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. Abstract

  7. Giurgescu, C., Zhang, L., Price, M., Dailey, R., Frey, H.A., Walker, D.S., Zenk, S.N., Engeland, C.G., Anderson, C.M., Misra, D.P. (2020). Prenatal cigarette smoking as a mediator between racism and depressive symptoms: The Biosocial Impact on Black Births (BIBB) Study. Public Health Nursing. Abstract

  8. Wong, A.C., Rengers, B., Nowak, A.L., Schoeppner, S., Price, M., Zhang, L., Dailey, R.K., Anderson, C.M., Misra, D.P., & Giurgescu, C. (2020). Timing of prenatal care initiation and psychological well-being in Black women. MCN. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. Abstract

  9. Dove-Medows, E, Deriemacker, A, Walker, D, Dailey, R, Misra, D, Kavanaugh, K, Giurgescu, C. (2020). Pregnant African American women’s perspectives about neighborhood environment, racial discrimination, and psychological distress. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. Abstract

  10. Dailey RK, Peoples A, Zhang L, Dove-Medows E, Price M, Misra DP, Giurgescu C. (2022). Assessing Perception of Prenatal Care Quality Among Black Women in the United States. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health. Abstract

  11. Giurgescu, C., Wong, A.C., Rengers, B., Vaughan, S., Nowak, A.L., Price, M., Dailey, R.K., Anderson, C.M., Walker, D.S., & Misra, D.P. Loneliness and Depressive Symptoms among Pregnant Black Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Abstract

  12. Davis, J. W., Hyer, S., Xie, R., Martinez, V. C., Wheeler, J. M., Misra, D. P., Giurgescu, C. (in press 2022). Physical activity changes among non-Hispanic Black pregnant women. Public Health Nursing. Abstract

13. Dove-Medows E, Misra DP, Benkert R, Giurgescu C. (2022). A Qualitative Approach to the Dimensions of        Segregation among Pregnant Black Women. Journal of Urban Health. Abstract

14. Giurgescu C., Misra D.P., Slaughter-Acey J.C., Gillespie S.L., Nowak A.L., Dove-Medows E., Engeland              C.G., Zenk S.N., Lydic T.A., Sealy-Jefferson S., Ford J., Drury S., & Stemmer, P. (2022) Neighborhoods,              racism, stress, and preterm birth among African American women: A review. Western Journal of Nursing          Research. Abstract

15. Nowak, A.L., Anderson, C.M., Ford, J.L., Mackos, A., Ohm, J., Saadat, N., Tan, A., Zhao,Y., Misra, D.,                Giurgescu, C. (2022). DNA methylation patterns of glucocorticoid pathway genes in preterm birth among        Black women. Biological Research for Nursing. Abstract

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