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Senior Epidemiologist
(907) 269-8068
MCH-Epidemiology Unit
3601 C Street, Suite 358
Anchorage, AK 99503

Publications & Presentations

Published Peer Reviewed Journal Articles 
  1. Austin AE, Gottfredson NC, Marshall SW, Halpern CT, Zolotor AJ, Parrish JW, Shanahan ME. Patterns of Risk and Protective Factors Among Alaska Children and Differential Associations with Indicators of Maternal and Child Wellbeing. Child Development. 2020 (published first online).
    ---1 Page Data Brief: Patterns of risk and protective factors among Alaska children.pdf

  2. Austin AE, Gottfredson NC, Marshall SW, Halpern CT, Zolotor AJ, Parrish JW, Shanahan ME. Heterogeneity in Risk and Protection Among Alaska Native/American Indian andNon-Native Children. Prevention Science. 2020; 21(1):86-97.
    --- 1 Page Data Brief: Heterogeneity in risk and protection among Native and Non-Native children.pdf

  3. Austin AE, Gottfredson NC, Zolotor AJ, Halpern CT, Marshall SW, Parrish JW, Shanahan ME. Preconception and Prenatal Predictors of Early Experiences of Risk and Protection Among Alaska Children. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2020; 24(1):82-89.​
    --- 1 Page Data Brief: Preconception and prenatal predictors of early experiences of risk and protection among Alaska children.pdf

  4. Austin AE, Gottfredson NC, Zolotor AJ, Halpern CT, Marshall Sw, Naumann RB, Shanahan ME. Trajectories of child protective services contact among Alaska Native/American Indian and non-Native children. Child Abuse & Neglect. 2019 Sep 1;95:104.
    ---1 Page Data Brief: Trajectories of CPS contact.pdf

  5. Austin AE, Parrish JW, Shanahan ME. Using time-to-event analysis to identify preconception and prenatal predictors of child protective services contact. Child abuse & neglect. 2018 Aug 31;82:83-91.

  6. Parrish JW, Shanahan ME, Schnitzer PG, Lanier P, Daniels JL, Marshall SW. Quantifying sources of bias in longitudinal data linkage studies of child abuse and neglect: measuring impact of outcome specification, linkage error, and partial cohort follow-up. Injury epidemiology. 2017 Dec 1;4(1):23.

  7. Parrish JW, Lanier P, Newby-Kew A, Arvidson J, Shanahan M. Maternal intimate partner violence victimization before and during pregnancy and postbirth child welfare contact: a population-based assessment. Child maltreatment. 2016 Feb;21(1):26-36.​
    --- 1 Page Data Brief: IPV.pdf

  8. Parrish JW, Young MB, Perham-Hester KA, Gessner BD. Identifying risk factors for child maltreatment in Alaska: A population-based approach. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 Jun 1;40(6):666-73.​
Publications In Progress
  1. Comparing the cumulative incidence of first child welfare contact between two states: Accounting for differences in population structure
  2. Accumulation of Pre-birth household dysfunction and subsequent child welfare contact
  3. Predicting Adverse Childhood Experiences score among 3 year olds in a birth cohort: Implications for ACEs Prevention​
  4. Changes in household dysfunction between pre-birth and childhood​

 Coming Soon