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Professor Maureen Black


  • Schweitzer JB, Riggins T, Liang X, Gallen C, Kurup PK, Ross TJ, Black MM, Nair P, Salmeron BJ. (2015). Prenatal drug exposure to illicit drugs alters working memory-related brain activity and underlying network properties in adolescence. Neurotoxicology and Teratology.  2015 Feb 12;48C:69-77. doi: 10.1016/j.ntt.2015.02.002. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25683798

  • Black, M.M. (2015). Childhood feeding problems. In B. Koletzko (Ed.). Pediatric Nutrition in Practice. Second Edition. Basel, Switzerland: Karger Publishers, Vol 113, pp 209–213 DOI:  10.1159/000367875

  • Black, M.M., & Hurley, K. M. (2015). Nutrition and neuropsychological development. In C. Duggan, J. B. Watkins, W. A. Walker, (Eds.), Nutrition in Pediatrics, Fifth Edition. New York: BC Decker.

  • Sandel M, Cutts D, Meyers A, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman S, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cook JT, Shortell A, Heeren T, Frank DA.  (2015). Co-enrollment for child health: How receipt and loss of food and housing subsidies relate to housing security and statutes for streamlined, multi-subsidy application. Journal of Applied Research on Children 2015; 5(2).

  • Karam SM, Riegel M., Segal SL, Filix TM, Barros AJD, Santos IS, Matijasevich A, Giugliani R, Black M. (2015). Genetic causes of intellectual disability in a birth cohort: A population-based study. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 2015 Feb 27. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37011. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 25728503


  • Black MM. (2014). Conclusions about the benefits and risks associated with iron supplementation for anaemia prevention and control for preschoolers are limited by poor study quality. Evidence-Based Medicine.19(1): 21-22. 

  • Hurley KM, Black MM, Merry BC, Caulfield LE. (2014) Maternal mental health and infant dietary patterns in a statewide sample of Maryland WIC participants.  Maternal and Child Nutrition.

  • Black MM, Hurley KM. (2014) Investing in Early Childhood Development. The Lancet 2014 Jun 16. pii: S0140-6736(14)60607-3.

  • Black MM, Nair P, Spanier AJ. (2014). Dose and timing of prenatal tobacco exposure: treats to early child development. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2014 Aug 8. pii: S2213-2600(14)70182-1.

  • Black MM, Drennen CR. Nutritional and growth issues related to child neglect. Pediatr Ann. 2014 Nov 1;43(11):e266-70. doi: 10.3928/00904481-20141022-10.