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Laura Cassidy PhD

Laura Cassidy PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Society
Division: Epidemiology
Program: Administration


Publications

  • Intestinal alkaline phosphatase administration in newborns is protective of gut barrier function in a neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis rat model. (Rentea RM, Liedel JL, Welak SR, Cassidy LD, Mayer AN, Pritchard KA Jr, Oldham KT, Gourlay DM) J Pediatr Surg 2012 Jun;47(6):1135-42 PMID 22703783
  • Creation and implementation of a prospective pediatric clinical outcomes registry. (Cassidy LD, Jensen JN, Durkee CT, Calkins CM, Sato T, Tassone C, Kerschner J, Theilke RJ, Mitchell ME, Hoffman GM, Oldham KT) J Registry Manag 2011;38(3):138-43 PMID 22223056
  • Exploring the environmental and genetic etiologies of congenital heart defects: the Wisconsin Pediatric Cardiac Registry. (Harris SE, Cronk C, Cassidy LD, Simpson P, Tomita-Mitchell A, Pelech AN) J Registry Manag 2011;38(1):24-9 PMID 22097702
  • Perioperative opiate requirements in children with previous opiate infusion. (Fanning JJ, Stucke AG, Christensen MA, Cassidy LD, Berens RJ) Paediatr Anaesth 2012 Mar;22(3):203-8 PMID 22070472
  • Guidelines for surveys of the American Pediatric Surgical Association. (Goldin AB, LaRiviere C, Arca MJ, Cassidy L, Abdullah F, Lee SL, Islam S, Huang EY, Downard CD, Cowles RA, Chen C, Barnhart DC, Edwards T, 2010 APSA Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Oct;46(10):2012-7 PMID 22008342
  • Reply to Letter to the Editor by Wang. (Lee SL et al.) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Apr;46(4):788 PMID 21496562
  • Initial and continued adherence with bladder cancer screening in an occupationally exposed cohort. (Cassidy LD, Marsh GM, Talbott EO, Kelsey SF) J Occup Environ Med 2011 Apr;53(4):455-60 PMID 21407093
  • Partial splenectomy for hereditary spherocytosis: a multi-institutional review. (Buesing KL, Tracy ET, Kiernan C, Pastor AC, Cassidy LD, Scott JP, Ware RE, Davidoff AM, Rescorla FJ, Langer JC, Rice HE, Oldham KT) J Pediatr Surg 2011 Jan;46(1):178-83 PMID 21238662
  • Probability of survival based on etiology of cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients. (Berens RJ, Cassidy LD, Matchey J, Campbell D, Colpaert KD, Welch T, Lawson M, Peterson C, O'Flynn J, Dearth M, Tieves KS) Paediatr Anaesth 2011 Aug;21(8):834-40 PMID 21199129
  • Antibiotics and appendicitis in the pediatric population: an American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee systematic review. (Lee SL, Islam S, Cassidy LD, Abdullah F, Arca MJ, 2010 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Nov;45(11):2181-5 PMID 21034941
  • Research interests and funding of members of the American Pediatric Surgical Association: report from 2010 American Pediatric Surgical Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee. (Arca MJ, Teitelbaum DH, St Peter SD, Cowles R, Aspelund G, Cassidy LD, Barnhart D, Abdullah F) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Oct;45(10):1983-8 PMID 20920716
  • Trends in pulmonary function and prevalence of asthma in hexamethylene diisocyanate workers during a 19-year period. (Cassidy LD, Molenaar DM, Hathaway JA, Feeley TM, Cummings BJ, Simpson P, Li SH) J Occup Environ Med 2010 Oct;52(10):988-94 PMID 20881627
  • Initial surgical and pain management outcomes after Nuss procedure. (Densmore JC, Peterson DB, Stahovic LL, Czarnecki ML, Hainsworth KR, Davies HW, Cassidy LD, Weisman SJ, Oldham KT) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Sep;45(9):1767-71 PMID 20850618
  • Is it safe to discharge intussusception patients after successful hydrostatic reduction? (Whitehouse JS, Gourlay DM, Winthrop AL, Cassidy LD, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2010 Jun;45(6):1182-6 PMID 20620317
  • More evidence confirming the safety of general anesthesia in pediatric dermatologic surgery. (Juern AM, Cassidy LD, Lyon VB) Pediatr Dermatol 2010 Jul-Aug;27(4):355-60 PMID 20497357
  • Creating a nationally representative sample of patients from trauma centers. (Goble S, Neal M, Clark DE, Nathens AB, Annest JL, Faul M, Sattin RW, Li L, Levy PS, Mann NC, Guice K, Cassidy LD, Fildes JJ) J Trauma 2009 Sep;67(3):637-42; discussion 642-4 PMID 19741413
  • Beyond feasibility: a comparison of newborns undergoing thoracoscopic and open repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias. (Gourlay DM, Cassidy LD, Sato TT, Lal DR, Arca MJ) J Pediatr Surg 2009 Sep;44(9):1702-7 PMID 19735811
  • Pediatric disaster preparedness: the potential role of the trauma registry. (Cassidy LD) J Trauma 2009 Aug;67(2 Suppl):S172-8 PMID 19667854
  • River tree rope swing injuries. (Sorey WH, Cassidy LD, Crout J, Blount P) South Med J 2008 Jul;101(7):699-702 PMID 18580723
  • Predictability of acute radiation injury severity. (Azizova TV, Osovets SV, Day RD, Druzhinina MB, Sumina MV, Pesternikova VS, Teplyakov II, Zhang A, Kuniak M, Vasilenko EK, Wald N, Slaughter DM, Okladnikova ND, Schall LC) Health Phys 2008 Mar;94(3):255-63 PMID 18301099
  • Traumatic injury and children: a national assessment. (Guice KS, Cassidy LD, Oldham KT) J Trauma 2007 Dec;63(6 Suppl):S68-80; discussion S81-6 PMID 18091214
  • Development of a hospital-based trauma registry in Haiti: an approach for improving injury surveillance in developing and resource-poor settings. (Schultz CR, Ford HR, Cassidy LD, Shultz BL, Blanc C, King-Schultz LW, Perry HB) J Trauma 2007 Nov;63(5):1143-54 PMID 17993964
  • State trauma registries: survey and update-2004. (Guice KS, Cassidy LD, Mann NC) J Trauma 2007 Feb;62(2):424-35 PMID 17297335
  • Are statewide trauma registries comparable? Reaching for a national trauma dataset. (Mann NC, Guice K, Cassidy L, Wright D, Koury J) Acad Emerg Med 2006 Sep;13(9):946-53 PMID 16902047
  • An analysis of proctoscopy vs computed tomography scanning in the diagnosis of rectal injuries in children: which is better? (Leaphart CL, Danko M, Cassidy L, Gaines B, Hackam DJ) J Pediatr Surg 2006 Apr;41(4):700-3; discussion 700-3 PMID 16567179
  • Basic concepts of statistical analysis for surgical research. (Cassidy LD) J Surg Res 2005 Oct;128(2):199-206 PMID 16140341
  • Serum neuron-specific enolase, S100B, and myelin basic protein concentrations after inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury in children. (Berger RP, Adelson PD, Pierce MC, Dulani T, Cassidy LD, Kochanek PM) J Neurosurg 2005 Jul;103(1 Suppl):61-8 PMID 16122007
  • Statistical power and estimation of the number of required subjects for a study based on the t-test: a surgeon's primer. (Livingston EH, Cassidy L) J Surg Res 2005 Jun 15;126(2):149-59 PMID 15919413
  • Phase II clinical trial of moderate hypothermia after severe traumatic brain injury in children. (Adelson PD, Ragheb J, Kanev P, Brockmeyer D, Beers SR, Brown SD, Cassidy LD, Chang Y, Levin H) Neurosurgery 2005 Apr;56(4):740-54; discussion 740-54 PMID 15792513
  • Out-of-hospital endotracheal intubation and outcome after traumatic brain injury. (Wang HE, Peitzman AB, Cassidy LD, Adelson PD, Yealy DM) Ann Emerg Med 2004 Nov;44(5):439-50 PMID 15520702
  • Factors influencing survival in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: the relative role of timing of surgery. (Rozmiarek AJ, Qureshi FG, Cassidy L, Ford HR, Hackam DJ) J Pediatr Surg 2004 Jun;39(6):821-4; discussion 821-4 PMID 15185204
  • How low can you go? Effectiveness and safety of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in low-birth-weight neonates. (Rozmiarek AJ, Qureshi FG, Cassidy L, Ford HR, Gaines BA, Rycus P, Hackam DJ) J Pediatr Surg 2004 Jun;39(6):845-7 PMID 15185209
  • Pharyngeal cancer mortality among chemical plant workers exposed to formaldehyde. (Marsh GM, Youk AO, Buchanich JM, Cassidy LD, Lucas LJ, Esmen NA, Gathuru IM) Toxicol Ind Health 2002 Jul;18(6):257-68 PMID 14992463
  • All-terrain vehicle rules and regulations: impact on pediatric mortality. (Upperman JS, Shultz B, Gaines BA, Hackam D, Cassidy LD, Ford HR, Helmkemp J) J Pediatr Surg 2003 Sep;38(9):1284-6 PMID 14523807
  • The Drake Health Registry Study: cause-specific mortality experience of workers potentially exposed to beta-naphthylamine. (Cassidy LD, Youk AO, Marsh GM) Am J Ind Med 2003 Sep;44(3):282-90 PMID 12929148
  • Development of a novel method to predict disability after head trauma in children. (Cassidy LD, Potoka DA, Adelson PD, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2003 Mar;38(3):482-5 PMID 12632372
  • Transcellular transport is not required for transmucosal bacterial passage across the intestinal membrane ex vivo. (Nadler EP, Go LL, Beer-Stolz D, Watkins SC, Schall LC, Boyle P, Ford HR) Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2000;1(4):265-72 PMID 12594882
  • The Drake Health Registry Study: findings from fifteen years of continuous bladder cancer screening. (Marsh GM, Cassidy LD) Am J Ind Med 2003 Feb;43(2):142-8 PMID 12541268
  • Bladder cancer among chemical workers exposed to nitrogen products and other substances. (Marsh GM, Gula MJ, Youk AO, Cassidy LD) Am J Ind Med 2002 Oct;42(4):286-95 PMID 12271476
  • Methodology to improve data quality from chart review in the managed care setting. (Cassidy LD, Marsh GM, Holleran MK, Ruhl LS) Am J Manag Care 2002 Sep;8(9):787-93 PMID 12234019
  • Long-term follow-up of patients with necrotizing enterocolitis. (Stanford A, Upperman JS, Boyle P, Schall L, Ojimba JI, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2002 Jul;37(7):1048-1050; discussion 1048-1050 PMID 12077769
  • Falling televisions: The hidden danger for children. (Scheidler MG, Shultz BL, Schall L, Vyas A, Barksdale EM Jr) J Pediatr Surg 2002 Apr;37(4):572-5 PMID 11912513
  • Utility of radiographic hepatic injury grade in predicting outcome for children after blunt abdominal trauma. (Hackam DJ, Potoka D, Meza M, Pollock A, Gardner M, Abrams P, Upperman J, Schall L, Ford H) J Pediatr Surg 2002 Mar;37(3):386-9 PMID 11877653
  • Risk factors for splenectomy in children with blunt splenic trauma. (Potoka DA, Schall LC, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2002 Mar;37(3):294-9 PMID 11877637
  • A new method for estimating probability of survival in pediatric patients using revised TRISS methodology based on age-adjusted weights. (Schall LC, Potoka DA, Ford HR) J Trauma 2002 Feb;52(2):235-41 PMID 11834981
  • Conservative treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: an outcome study of adjunct exercises. (Seradge H, Parker W, Baer C, Mayfield K, Schall L) J Okla State Med Assoc 2002 Jan;95(1):7-14 PMID 11799804
  • Improved functional outcome for severely injured children treated at pediatric trauma centers. (Potoka DA, Schall LC, Ford HR) J Trauma 2001 Nov;51(5):824-32; discussion 832-4 PMID 11706326
  • Intestinal cytokine gene expression in infants with acute necrotizing enterocolitis: interleukin-11 mRNA expression inversely correlates with extent of disease. (Nadler EP, Stanford A, Zhang XR, Schall LC, Alber SM, Watkins SC, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2001 Aug;36(8):1122-9 PMID 11479840
  • Nitric oxide induces murine thymocyte apoptosis by oxidative injury and a p53-dependent mechanism. (Gordon SA, Abou-Jaoude W, Hoffman RA, McCarthy SA, Kim YM, Zhou X, Zhang XR, Simmons RL, Chen Y, Schall L, Ford HR) J Leukoc Biol 2001 Jul;70(1):87-95 PMID 11435490
  • Utilizing multiple vital status tracing services optimizes mortality follow-up in large cohort studies. (Schall LC, Buchanich JM, Marsh GM, Bittner GM) Ann Epidemiol 2001 Jul;11(5):292-6 PMID 11399442
  • Development of a novel age-specific pediatric trauma score. (Potoka DA, Schall LC, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2001 Jan;36(1):106-12 PMID 11150447
  • Risk factors and predictors of mortality in children after ejection from motor vehicle crashes. (Scheidler MG, Shultz BL, Schall L, Ford HR) J Trauma 2000 Nov;49(5):864-8 PMID 11086777
  • Mechanisms of blunt perineal injury in female pediatric patients. (Scheidler MG, Schultz BL, Schall L, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2000 Sep;35(9):1317-9 PMID 10999687
  • Impact of pediatric trauma centers on mortality in a statewide system. (Potoka DA, Schall LC, Gardner MJ, Stafford PW, Peitzman AB, Ford HR) J Trauma 2000 Aug;49(2):237-45 PMID 10963534
  • Early functional outcome in children with pelvic fractures. (Upperman JS, Gardner M, Gaines B, Schall L, Ford HR) J Pediatr Surg 2000 Jun;35(6):1002-5 PMID 10873054
  • Management of blunt pancreatic injury in children. (Nadler EP, Gardner M, Schall LC, Lynch JM, Ford HR) J Trauma 1999 Dec;47(6):1098-103 PMID 10608540
  • Mortality among chemical plant workers exposed to acrylonitrile and other substances. (Marsh GM, Gula MJ, Youk AO, Schall LC) Am J Ind Med 1999 Oct;36(4):423-36 PMID 10470007
  • Mortality patterns among workers exposed to acrylamide: 1994 follow up. (Marsh GM, Lucas LJ, Youk AO, Schall LC) Occup Environ Med 1999 Mar;56(3):181-90 PMID 10448327
  • Identification and case management in an HMO of patients at risk of preterm labor. (Lear D, Schall LC, Marsh GM, Liu KS, Yao Y) Am J Manag Care 1998 Jun;4(6):865-71 PMID 10181072
  • A two-stage protocol for verifying vital status in large historical cohort studies. (Schall LC, Marsh GM, Henderson VL) J Occup Environ Med 1997 Nov;39(11):1097-102 PMID 9383720
  • Single rope tree swing injuries among children. (Albanese CT, Gardner MJ, Adkins MA, Schall L, Lynch JM) Pediatrics 1997 Apr;99(4):548-50 PMID 9093296
  • Grants and Awards

  • PhD Program in Public and Community Health (#9520051 08/01/2006 - 06/30/2014) Sponsor: Endowment
  • A national evaluation of leadership styles and outcomes in local health departments (#9208299 09/15/2013 - 09/14/2015) Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • The impact of pediatric trauma centers on the outcome of injured children in Ohio (#9208272 07/15/2013 - 06/30/2015) Sponsor: NIH Child Health and Human Development