• Humiston SG, Serwint JR, Szilagyi PG et al. Increasing Adolescent Immunization Rates in Primary Care: Strategies Physicians Use and Would Consider Implementing. Clinical Pediatrics. 2013. 52(8):706-716. PMID: 23580625.

The Children's Primary Outreach Program

  • Rodewald LE, Szilagyi PG, Humiston SG, Barth R, Kraus R, Raubertas RF. A randomized study of tracking with outreach and provider prompting to improve immunization coverage and primary care. Pediatrics. 103(1):31-8, 1999. PMID: 9917436.
  • Szilagyi PG, Schaffer S, Shone L, Barth R, Humiston SG, Sandler M, Rodewald LE. Reducing geographic, racial, and ethnic disparities in childhood immunization rates by using reminder/recall interventions in urban primary care practices. Pediatrics. 110:e58, 2002. PMID: 12415064.
  • Humiston SG, Bennett NM, Long C, Eberly S, Arvelo L, Stankaitis J, Szilagyi PG.
    Increasing inner-city adult influenza vaccination rates: a randomized controlled trial. Public Health Report, 126 Suppl 2:39-47; 2011. PMID: 21812168.
  • Szilagyi PG, Albertin C, Humiston SG.  et. al. A randomized trial of the effect of reminder/recall on immunizations and preventive care visits for adolescents. Academic Pediatrics. [a commentary accompanies this article] 2013;13(3). 204-213. PMID: 23510607


  • Rand CM, Blumkin A, Szilagyi PG. Electronic health record use and preventive counseling for US children and adolescents. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Sep 6.. [Epub ahead of print]


School Located Influenza Vaccination

  • Christensen JJ, Humiston SG, Long CE, Kennedy A, DiMattia K, Kolasa M. Assessing the acceptability and feasibility of a school-located influenza vaccination program with third-party billing in elementary schools. J Sch Nurs. 2012 Oct;28(5):344-51.
    The Journal of School Nursing 1059840512452667, first published on July 11, 2012 as doi:10.1177/1059840512452667
  • Humiston SG, Schaffer SJ, Szilagyi PG, Long CE, Chappel TR, Blumkin AK, Szydlowski J, Kolasa MS.  Seasonal influenza vaccination at school: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Jan;46(1):1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2013.08.021.
  • Yoo BK, Humiston SG, Szilagyi PG, Schaffer SJ, Long C, Kolasa M.  Cost effectiveness analysis of elementary school-located vaccination against influenza--results from a randomized controlled trial. Vaccine. 2013 Apr 19;31(17):2156-64.
    doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.02.052. Epub 2013 Mar 13.
    PMID: 23499607 [PubMed - in process]

Additional Publications

    • Rand, CM, Schaffer, SJ, Humiston, SG, Albertin, CS, Shone, LP, Heintz, EV, Blumkin, AK, Stokley, S, Szilagyi, PG. Patient-provider communication and human papillomavirus vaccine acceptance. Clin Pediatr(Phila) 50(2): 106-13. 2011 Feb. PMID: 20837607
    • Rand CM, Humiston SG, Schaffer SJ, Albertin CS, Shone LP, Blumkin AK, Stokley S, Szilagyi PG. Parent and adolescent perspectives about adolescent vaccine delivery: Practical considerations for vaccine communication. Vaccine 29(44):7651-8. 2011 Oct. PMID: 21839793
    • Rand, CM. Shone, LP. Albertin, C. Auinger, P. Klein, JD. Szilagyi, P. National healthcare visits patterns of adolescents: implications for delivery of new adolescent vaccines. Arch Peds Adolesc Med. 161(3):252-9, 2007 Mar. PMID: 17339506
    • Rand, CM, Szilagyi, PG, Albertin, C, Auinger, P. Additional healthcare visits needed among adolescents for human papillomavirus vaccine delivery within medical homes: a national study. Pediatrics 120(3): 461-6, 2007 Sept. PMID: 17766516.
    • Humiston SG, Albertin C, Schaffer S, Rand C, Shone LP, Stokley S, Szilagyi PG. Health care provider attitudes and practices regarding adolescent immunizations:  a qualitative study.  Patient Educ Couns. 75(1): 121-7. 2009 April. PMID: 19157759
    • Szilagyi PG, Albertin C, Humiston SG, Rand CM, Schaffer S, Brill H, Stankaitis J, Yo BK, Blumkin A, Stokley S. A randomized trial of the effect of centralized reminder/recall on immunizations and preventive care visits for adolescents. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jan 9. PMID: 23510607


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