Refereed articles (select)
*Suplee, P.D, Bloch, J. R., Hillier, A & Herbert, T. Using GIS to Visualize Relationships between Perinatal Outcomes and Neighborhood Characteristics When Planning Community Interventions. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, (in press).
Bloch, J. R., Zupan, S., McKeever, A. Barkin, J. L. (2017). Perinatal Nurse Home Visiting Referral Patterns among Women with Diabetes and Hypertension in Philadelphia. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 46 (1), 29-39.
Barkin, J. L., Willis, G., Hawkins, K. C., , Thomas, T. S., Beals, L. & Bloch, J. R. (2017) Semantic Assessment of the Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning in a Medically Underserved Obstetric Population. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 53 (2), 95-103.
Gardner, M., Suplee, P.S, Bloch, J. R. & Lecks, K. (2016). Exploratory Study of Childbearing Experiences of Women with Asperger Syndrome. Nursing for Women’s Health, 20 (1), 28-37.
McKeever, A. E., Bloch, J. R., & Marrell, M. (2015). Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Uptake and Completion as a Preventive Health Measure among Female Adolescents. Nursing Outlook, 63 (3), 341-348.
Barkin, J.L., Bloch, J.R., Hawkins, K. & Stanfill, T. (2014). Barriers to Social Support in the Postpartum Period. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 43 (4), 445-454.
Suplee, T. D., Bloch, J. R., McKeever, A. E., Borucki, L., & Dawley, K., (2014). Beyond Breastfeeding and Depression: Evidence to Guide Maternal Health Nursing Practice during the Year Following Birth. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 43 (6), 782-791.
Amendolia, B., Fisher, K., Whitman-Price, R., Bloch, J. R., Basit, M. & Aghai, Z. H. (2014). .Feeding Tolerance in Preterm Infants on Non-Invasive Respiratory Support. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 28 (4),300-304.
Scaffidi, R., Posmontier, B., Bloch, J. & Wittmann-Price, R. (2014). The relationship between personal knowledge and decision self-efficacy in choosing trial of labor after cesarean section. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, 59 (3), 246-253.
Ryan, J. G., Bloch, J. R. & Davis, R. K. (2012). An Overview of the Placenta as a Research Biospecimen. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 41 (6), 834-845.
Bloch, J. R., Webb, D.A. Mathew, L., & Culhane, J. F. (2012). Pregnancy intention and contraception use at six months postpartum among women with recent preterm delivery. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 41 (3), 389-397.
Dennis, E. F., Webb, D. A., Lorch, S. A., Bloch, J. R., Mathew, L., & Culhane, J. F. (2012). Subjective social status and maternal health in an urban low income population. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16 (4), 834-843.
Bloch, J. R. (2011) Using GIS to explore disparities in Philadelphia preterm birth rates between foreign-born and US-born black mothers. Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 40 (5), 544-554.
Webb, D., Culhane, J. F., Mathew, L., Bloch, J. R., & Goldenberg, R. A. (2011). Incident smoking during pregnancy and in the postpartum period in a low income urban population. Public Health Reports, 126 (1), 50-59.
Bloch J. R., Webb D., Mathew L., Dennis E., Bennett I. & Culhane J. (2010). Beyond marital status: The quality of the mother-father relationship and its influence on reproductive health behaviors and outcomes among unmarried low income pregnant women. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 14 (5), 726-734.
Webb, D. A., Robbins, J. M., Bloch, J. R., & Culhane, J. F. (2010). Estimating prevalence of overweight and obesity at the neighborhood level: The value of maternal height and weight data available on birth certificate records. Population Health Metrics, 8(16) doi:10.1186/1478-7954-8-16.
Webb, D. A., Coyne, J. C., Goldenberg, R. A., Hogan, V., Elo. I., Bloch, J. R., Mathew, L., Bennett, I. M., Dennis, E. F., & Culhane, J. F. (2010). Recruitment and retention of women in a large randomized control trial to reduce repeat preterm births: The Philadelphia Collaborative Preterm Prevention Project. BMC Medical Research Methodology,10(88) doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-10-88
Bloch, J. R., Dawley, K., & Suplee, P. D. (2009). Application of the Kessner and Kotelchuck Prenatal Care Adequacy Indices in a preterm birth population. Public Health Nursing 26(5), 449-459.
Webb, D. A., Bloch, J. R., Coyne, J., Chung, E., Bennett, I., & Culhane, J. (2008). The Relationship between postpartum physical symptoms, and the functional limitations and emotional well-being of new mothers. Birth, 33(3), 179-187.
Bloch, J. R., & Gardner, M. (2007). Accessing a diagnosis for a child with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD): The Burden is on the Caregiver. American Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 11(8), 10-17.
Gennaro, S., & Bloch, J. R. (2005). Postpartum health in mothers of term and preterm infants. Women and Health, 41(3), 99-112.