Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Marianne Messersmith Hillemeier, PhD, MPH

Marianne Messersmith Hillemeier, PhD, MPH

Professor, Health Policy and Administration
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
mmh18@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Health
  • Women's Health
  • Population
  • Pregnancy
  • Mothers
  • Mortality
  • Parturition
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Mental Health
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Reading
  • Breast Neoplasms

Recent Publications

2019

Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Wang, Y, Mandel, Z, DeJarnett, C & Maczuga, S 2019, 'Are students with disabilities suspended more frequently than otherwise similar students without disabilities?' Journal of School Psychology, vol. 72, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsp.2018.11.001
Shalowitz, MU, Schetter, CD, Hillemeier, MM, Chinchilli, V, Adam, EK, Hobel, CJ, Ramey, SL, Vance, MR, O'Campo, P, Thorp, JM, Seeman, TE & Raju, TNK 2019, 'Cardiovascular and Metabolic Risk in Women in the First Year Postpartum: Allostatic Load as a Function of Race, Ethnicity, and Poverty Status', American Journal of Perinatology, vol. 36, no. 10, pp. 1079-1089. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1675618
Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Pun, WH & Maczuga, S 2019, 'Kindergarten Children's Executive Functions Predict Their Second-Grade Academic Achievement and Behavior', Child development, vol. 90, no. 5, pp. 1802-1816. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13095

2018

Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Cook, M, Strassfeld, NM, Hillemeier, MM, Pun, WH, Wang, Y & Schussler, DL 2018, 'Are hispanic, asian, native american, or language-minority children overrepresented in special education?', Exceptional Children, vol. 84, no. 3, pp. 261-279. https://doi.org/10.1177/0014402917748303
Hillemeier, MM, Domino, ME, Wells, R, Goyal, RK, Kum, HC, Cilenti, D & Basu, A 2018, 'Does Maternity Care Coordination Influence Perinatal Health Care Utilization? Evidence from North Carolina', Health Services Research, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 2368-2383. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6773.12742
Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Wang, Y, Hillemeier, MM, Oh, Y & Maczuga, S 2019, 'Executive function deficits in kindergarten predict repeated academic difficulties across elementary school', Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 46, pp. 20-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2018.06.009
Louis, CJ, Clark, JR, Hillemeier, MM, Camacho, F, Yao, N & Anderson, RT 2018, 'The Effects of Hospital Characteristics on Delays in Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Appalachian Communities: A Population-Based Study', Journal of Rural Health, vol. 34, pp. s91-s103. https://doi.org/10.1111/jrh.12226

2017

Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Cook, M, Strassfeld, NM, Hillemeier, MM, Pun, WH & Schussler, DL 2017, 'Are black children disproportionately overrepresented in special education? A best-evidence synthesis', Exceptional Children, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 181-198. https://doi.org/10.1177/0014402916664042
Miranda, PY, Yao, N, Snipes, SA, Belue, R, Lengerich, E & Hillemeier, MM 2017, 'Citizenship, length of stay, and screening for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer in women, 2000–2010', Cancer Causes and Control, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 589-598. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10552-017-0887-x
Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Li, H, Pun, WH & Cook, M 2017, 'Cross-cohort evidence of disparities in service receipt for speech or language impairments', Exceptional Children, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 27-41. https://doi.org/10.1177/0014402917718341
DuPaul, GJ, Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM & Maczuga, S 2018, 'Eight-Year Latent Class Trajectories of Academic and Social Functioning in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder', Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 979-992. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-017-0344-z
Morgan, P, Li, H, Farkas, G, Cook, M, Pun, WH & Hillemeier, MM 2017, 'Executive functioning deficits increase kindergarten children's risk for reading and mathematics difficulties in first grade', Contemporary Educational Psychology, vol. 50, pp. 23-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2016.01.004
Oropesa, RS, Landale, NS & Hillemeier, MM 2017, 'How does legal status matter for oral health care among Mexican-origin children in California?', SSM - Population Health, vol. 3, pp. 730-739. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.08.009
Bediako, PT, Belue, R & Hillemeier, MM 2018, 'Immigrant Generational Status and Developmental Problems among Prematurely Born Children', Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 422-430. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-017-0560-1
Hammer, CS, Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Bitetti, D & Maczuga, S 2017, 'Late talkers: A population-based study of risk factors and school readiness consequences', Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 607-626. https://doi.org/10.1044/2016_JSLHR-L-15-0417
Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM & Maczuga, S 2017, 'Replicated Evidence of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Disability Identification in U.S. Schools', Educational Researcher, vol. 46, no. 6, pp. 305-322. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X17726282
Oropesa, RS, Landale, NS & Hillemeier, MM 2017, 'Searching for the Family Legal Status of Mexican-Origin Children: A Primer on Different Measurement Strategies', Journal of Family Issues, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 700-727. https://doi.org/10.1177/0192513X16632264
Velonis, AJ, O'Campo, P, Kaufman-Shriqui, V, Kenny, K, Schafer, P, Vance, M, Dunkel Schetter, C, Hillemeier, MM, Lanzi, R & Chinchilli, V 2017, 'The Impact of Prenatal and Postpartum Partner Violence on Maternal Mental Health: Results from the Community Child Health Network Multisite Study', Journal of Women's Health, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 1053-1061. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2016.6129

2016

DuPaul, GJ, Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM & Maczuga, S 2016, 'Academic and Social Functioning Associated with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Latent Class Analyses of Trajectories from Kindergarten to Fifth Grade', Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 1425-1438. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-016-0126-z
Shepherd-Banigan, M, Domino, ME, Wells, R, Rutledge, R, Hillemeier, MM & Van Houtven, CH 2017, 'Do Maternity Care Coordination Services Encourage Use of Behavioral Health Treatment among Pregnant Women on Medicaid?' Women's Health Issues, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 449-455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2017.02.006
Landale, NS, Oropesa, RS, Noah, AJ & Hillemeier, MM 2016, 'Early cognitive skills of Mexican-origin children: The roles of parental nativity and legal status', Social Science Research, vol. 58, pp. 198-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.02.004
Oropesa, RS, Landale, NS & Hillemeier, MM 2016, 'Legal Status and Health Care: Mexican-Origin Children in California, 2001–2014', Population Research and Policy Review, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 651-684. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-016-9400-6
Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM & Maczuga, S 2016, 'Science Achievement Gaps Begin Very Early, Persist, and Are Largely Explained by Modifiable Factors', Educational Researcher, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 18-35. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X16633182
Rutledge, RI, Domino, ME, Hillemeier, MM & Wells, R 2016, 'The effect of maternity care coordination services on utilization of postpartum contraceptive services', Contraception, vol. 94, no. 5, pp. 541-547. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2016.06.007
Altman, CE, Van Hook, JL & Hillemeier, MM 2016, 'What Does Self-rated Health Mean? Changes and Variations in the Association of Obesity with Objective and Subjective Components Of Self-rated Health', Journal of health and social behavior, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 39-58. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022146515626218
Morgan, P, Li, H, Cook, M, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM & Lin, YC 2016, 'Which kindergarten children are at greatest risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity and conduct disorder symptomatology as adolescents?', School Psychology Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 58-75. https://doi.org/10.1037/spq0000123
Morgan, P, Hammer, CS, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Maczuga, S, Cook, M & Morano, S 2016, 'Who receives speech/language services by 5 years of age in the United States?', American journal of speech-language pathology, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 183-199. https://doi.org/10.1044/2015_AJSLP-14-0201

2015

Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Hammer, CS & Maczuga, S 2015, '24-Month-Old Children With Larger Oral Vocabularies Display Greater Academic and Behavioral Functioning at Kindergarten Entry', Child Development, vol. 86, no. 5, pp. 1351-1370. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12398
Bediako, PT, Belue, R & Hillemeier, MM 2015, 'A Comparison of Birth Outcomes Among Black, Hispanic, and Black Hispanic Women', Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 573-582. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-015-0110-2
Hillemeier, MM, Landale, NS & Oropesa, RS 2015, 'Asthma in US Mexican-Origin Children in Early Childhood: Differences in Risk and Protective Factors by Parental Nativity', Academic Pediatrics, vol. 15, no. 4, 666, pp. 421-429. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2014.11.005
Landale, NS, Hardie, JH, Oropesa, RS & Hillemeier, MM 2015, 'Behavioral Functioning among Mexican-origin Children: Does Parental Legal Status Matter?', Journal of health and social behavior, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 2-18. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022146514567896
Cilenti, D, Kum, HC, Wells, R, Whitmire, JT, Goyal, RK & Hillemeier, MM 2015, 'Changes in North Carolina maternal health service use and outcomes among medicaid-enrolled pregnant women during state budget cuts', Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 208-213. https://doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000118
Oropesa, RS, Landale, NS & Hillemeier, MM 2015, 'Family legal status and health: Measurement dilemmas in studies of Mexican-origin children', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 138, pp. 57-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.05.038
Morgan, P, Farkas, G, Hillemeier, MM, Mattison, R, Maczuga, S, Li, H & Cook, M 2015, 'Minorities Are Disproportionately Underrepresented in Special Education: Longitudinal Evidence Across Five Disability Conditions', Educational Researcher, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 278-292. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X15591157
Landale, NS, Hardie, JH, Oropesa, RS & Hillemeier, MM 2015, 'Policy brief' Journal of health and social behavior, vol. 56, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022146515570290

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