Selected Recent Publications:
Zook HG, Payne NR, Puumala SE, Burgess KM, Kharbanda AB. Racial/Ethnic Variation in Emergency Department Care for Children with Asthma. Pediatric Emergency Care. (accepted).
Zook HG, Kharbanda AB, Puumala SE, Burgess KM, Pickner WJ, Payne NR. Emergency Department Utilization by Native American Children. Pediatric Emergency Care. (accepted).
Evenson SA*, Hoyme HE, Haugen-Rogers JE, Larson EA, Puumala SE. Patient and Physician Perceptions of Genetic Testing in Primary Care. South Dakota Medicine. 2016 Nov:487-93. *Student
Hanson JD, Jensen JL, Campbell K, Chaudhary KR, Puumala SE. Epidemiology of Substance-Exposed Pregnancies at One Great Lakes Hospital that Serves a Larger Number of American Indians. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research. 2016 Aug;23(4):44-62.
Pickner WJ, Puumala SE, Chaudhary KR, Burgess KM, Payne NR, Kharbanda AB. Emergency Department Utilization for Mental Health in American Indian Children. Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 Jul;174:226-231.e3.
Puumala SE, Burgess KM, Kharbanda AB, Zook HG, Pickner WJ, Castille DM, Payne NR. The Role of Bias by Emergency Department Providers in Care for American Indian Children. Medical Care. 2016 Jun;54(6):562-9.
Baack ML, Puumala SE, Messier SE, Pritchett D, Harris WS. Daily Enteral DHA Supplementation Alleviates Deficiency in Premature Infants. Lipids. 2016 Apr;51(4):423-33.
Zook HG, Kharbanda AB, Flood A, Harmon B, Puumala SE, Payne NR. Racial Differences in Pediatric Emergency Department Triage Scores. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016 May;50(5):720-7.
Elliott AJ, White Hat ER, Angal J, Grey Owl V, Puumala SE, Baete Kenyon D. Fostering Social Determinants of Health Transdisciplinary Research: The Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015 Dec 22;13(1)
Baack ML, Puumala SE, Messier SE, Pritchett D, Harris WS. What is the Relationship between Gestational Age and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and Arachidonic Acid (ARA) Levels? Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA). 2015 Sep;100:5-11.
Hauge CH, Jacobs-Knight J, Jensen JL, Burgess K, Puumala S, Wilton G, Hanson JD. Establishing validity and reliability of measures for American Indian women: use of “think aloud” and test-retest methods for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy prevention program. Qualitative Health Research. 2015 Jun;25(6):820-30.
O'Neill KA, Murphy MF, Bunch KJ, Puumala SE, Carozza SE, Chow EJ, Mueller BA, McLaughlin CC, Reynolds P, Vincent TJ, Von Behren J, Spector LG. Infant birthweight and risk of childhood cancer: international population-based case control studies of 40 000 cases. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2015 Feb;44(1):153-68.
Puumala SE, Hoyme HE. Epigenetics in Pediatrics. Pediatrics in Review. 2015 Jan;36(1):14-21
Gupta BK, Maher DM, Ebeling MC, Stephenson PD, Puumala SE, Koch MR, Aburatani H, Jaggi M, Chauhan SC. Functions and regulation of MUC13 mucin in colon cancer cells. Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014 Oct;49(10):1378-91
Yallapu MM, Ebeling MC, Khan S, Sundram V, Chauhan N, Gupta BK, Puumala SE, Jaggi M, Chauhan SC.Novel Curcumin Loaded Magnetic Nanoparticles for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2013 Aug;12(8):1471-80
Puumala SE, Ross JA, Aplenc R, Spector LG. Epidemiology of Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2013 May;60(5):728-33.
Payne NR, Puumala SE. Racial Disparities in Ordering Laboratory and Radiology Tests for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care. In press.
Puumala SE, Ross JA, Aplenc R, Spector LG. Epidemiology of Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2013 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print].
Harrison B, Finkelstein M, Puumala S, Payne NR. The Complex Association of Race and Leaving the Pediatric Emergency Department Without Being Seen by a Physician. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2012 Nov:28(11):1136-45.
Gupta BK, Maher DM, Ebeling MC, Sundram V, Koch MD, Lynch DW, Bohlmeyer T, Watanabe A, Aburatani H, Puumala SE, Jaggi M, Chauhan SC. Increased Expression and Aberrant Localization of Mucin 13 in Metastatic Colon Cancer. Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 2012 Nov;60(11):822-31.
Puumala SE, Ross JA, Feusner JH, Tomlinson GE, Malogolowkin MH, Krailo MD, Spector LG. Parental infertility, infertility treatment and hepatoblastoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Human Reproduction. 2012 Jun;27(6):1649-56.
Puumala SE, Nelson HH, Ross JA, Nguyen RHN, Spector LG. Similar DNA methylation levels in specific imprinting control regions in children conceived with and without assisted reproductive technology: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatrics. 2012 Mar 20;12:33.
Linabery AM, Puumala SE, Hilden JM, Davies SM, Heerema NA, Roesler MA, Ross JA. Maternal vitamin and iron supplementation and risk of infant leukaemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. British Journal of Cancer. 2010 Nov 23: 103(11):1724-1728.
Carozza SE, Puumala SE, Chow EJ, Fox EE, Horel S, Johnson KJ, McLaughlin CC, Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Mueller BA, Spector LG. Parental educational attainment as an indicator of socioeconomic status and risk of childhood cancers. British Journal of Cancer. 2010 Jun 29;103(1):136-42.
Puumala SE, Spector LG, Wall MM, Robison LL, Heerema NA, Roesler MA, Ross JA.Infant leukemia and parental infertility or its treatment: a Children's Oncology Group report. Human Reproduction. 2010 Jun;25(6):1561-8.
Chow EJ, Puumala SE, Mueller BA, Carozza SE, Fox EE, Horel S, Johnson KJ, McLaughlin CC, Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Spector LG. Childhood cancer in relation to parental race and ethnicity: a 5-state pooled analysis. Cancer. 2010 Jun 15;116(12):3045-53.
Johnson KJ, Puumala SE. Childhood cancer clustering in Florida: Weighing the evidence. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2010 Jan 6;54(4):493-494.
Puumala SE, Spector LG, Robison LL, Bunin GR, Olshan AF, Linabery AM, Roesler MA, Blair CK, Ross JA. Comparability and representativeness of control groups in a case-control study of infant leukemia: A report from the Children’s Oncology Group. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2009 Aug;170(3):379-87.
Spector LG, Puumala SE, Carozza SE, Chow EJ, Fox EE, Horel S, Johnson KJ, McLaughlin CC, Reynolds P, Behren JV, Mueller BA. Cancer risk among children with very low birth weights. Pediatrics. 2009 Jul;124(1):96-104.
Ognjanovic S, Puumala S, Spector LG, Smith FO, Robison LL, Olshan AF, Ross JA. Maternal health conditions during pregnancy and acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: A Children's Oncology Group study. Pediatrics Blood and Cancer. 2009 May;52(5):602-8.
Pylipow M, Spector LG, Puumala SE, Boys C, Cohen J, Georgieff MK. Early postnatal weight gain, intellectual performance, and body mass index at 7 years of age in term infants with intrauterine growth restriction. Journal of Pediatrics. 2009 Feb;154(2):201-6.
Puumala SE, Carozza SE, Chow EJ, Fox EE, Horel S, Johnson KJ, McLaughlin C, Mueller BA, Reynolds P, Von Behren J, Spector LG. Childhood cancer among twins and higher order multiples. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 2009 Jan;18(1):162-8.
Johnson KJ, Puumala SE, Soler JT, Spector LG. Perinatal characteristics and risk of neuroblastoma. International Journal of Cancer. 2008 Sep 1;123(5):1166-72.
Spector LG, Johnson KJ, Soler JT, Puumala SE. Perinatal risk factors for hepatoblastoma. British Journal of Cancer. 2008 May 6;98(9):1570-1573.
Johnson KJ, Soler JT, Puumala SE, Ross JA, Spector LG. Parental and infant characteristics and childhood leukemia in Minnesota. BMC Pediatrics. 2008; Feb 25;8(1):7.
Puumala SE, Soler JT, Johnson KJ, Spector LG. Birth characteristics and Wilms tumor in Minnesota. International Journal of Cancer. 2007; Nov 21;122(6):1368-1373.
Puumala SE, Ross JA, Olshan AF, Robison LL, Smith FO, Spector LG. Reproductive history, infertility treatment, and the risk of acute leukemia in children with Down syndrome: a Report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Cancer. 2007 Nov 1;110(9):2067-74.
Spector LG, Ross JA, Puumala SE, Olshan AF, Bunin GR. Feasibility of nationwide birth registry control selection in the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2007; Oct 1;166(7):852-6.