Publications

Thompson, K., & Zimmerman, E. Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists’ use of mHealth: A Questionnaire Study. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies, in press.

Zimmerman, E., Connaghan, K., Hoover, J., Alu, D., & Peters, J.(2019). Is Feeding the New Play? Examination of the Maternal Language and Prosody used during Infant Feeding. Infant Behavioral Development, 54 (2019), 120–132. PMID: 30743164

Zimmerman, E., & Thompson, K. (2018). The Evidence Surrounding Recent Technologies Used in Neonatal Intensive Care Units to Assess and Treat Feeding Development in Premature Infants, Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Group 13, 3 (part 4).

Zimmerman, E., Rodgers, R. F., O’Flynn, J., & Bourdeau, A. (2018). Weight-related Concerns as Barriers to Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months. Journal of Human Lactation, 35(2), 285–291.

Zimmerman, E., & DeSousa, C. (2018). Social Visual Stimuli Increase Infants Suck Response. PLOS ONE, 13 (11): e0207230. PMID: 30412610

Zimmerman, E., & Rosner, A.(2018). Feeding swallowing difficulties in the first three years of life: A preterm and full-term infant comparison.  Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 24, 331–335.

Zimmerman, E., Borkowski, C., Clark, S., & Brown, P. (2018). Educating Speech-Language Pathologists Working in Early Intervention on Environmental Health. BMC Medical Education, 18 (155), 1–6. PMID: 29970068

Rodgers, R. F., O’Flynn, J., Bourdeau, A., & Zimmerman, E. (2018). A Biopsychosocial Model of Body Image, Disordered Eating, and Breastfeeding among Postpartum Women. Appetite,126, 163–168. PMID: 29649515

Zimmerman, E. (2017). Do Infants Born Very Premature and Who Have Very Low Birth Weight Catch Up with Their Full Term Peers in Their Language Abilities by Early School Age?Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Research, 61, 53–65. PMID: 29255846

Zimmerman, E., Forlano, J., & Gouldstone, A. (2017). Not All Pacifiers are Created Equal: A Mechanical Examination of Pacifiers and Their Influence on Suck Patterning. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26, 1202–1212. PMID: 29114844

Zimmerman, E., & Foran, M.(2017). Patterned Auditory Stimulation and Suck Dynamics in Full-Term Infants. Acta Paediatrica, 106 (5), 727–732. PMID: 28118488

Zimmerman, E., & Lau, C. (2017). The Development of the Mother-Infant Mutualism Screening Scale. Journal of Pediatrics and Mother Care, 2(1), 109–114. PMID: 28868529

Zimmerman, E. (2016). Pediatric Dysphagia: A Rise in Preterm Infants and a Need for More Formal Training for Speech-Language Pathologists. International Journal of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatal Care, 3(1), 15–20.

Zimmerman, E., & Thompson, K. (2016). A Pilot Study: The Role of the Autonomic Nervous System in Cardiorespiratory Regulation in Infant Feeding. Acta Paediatrica, 105 (3), 286–91. PMID: 26613548

Zimmerman, E. & Maron, J. L. (2016). FOXP2 Gene Deletion and Infant Feeding Difficulties: A Case Report. Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies, 2: a000547. PMID: 27148578

Zimmerman, E., Maki, M., & Maron, J. L. (2016). Salivary FOXP2 Gene Expression and Oral Feeding Success in Premature Infants. Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies, 2: a000554. PMID: 27148579

Zimmerman, E. (2015). Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice: An Interprofessional Approach. MedEdPORTAL Publications, Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10252.

Zimmerman, E., & Thompson, K. (2015). Clarifying Nipple Confusion. Journal of Perinatology, 35(11), 895–899. PMID: 26181720

Zimmerman, E. (2013). Limited Evidence Suggests That Ad Libitum or Demand/Semi Demand Feeding Allows for Earlier Hospital Discharge Compared to Scheduled Feeds for Preterm Infants. Evidenced-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 7(2), 63–67.

Zimmerman, E., Keunen, K., Norton, M., & Lahav, A. (2013). Weight Gain Velocity in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants: Effects of Exposure to Biological Maternal Sounds. American Journal of Perinatology, 30(10), 863–870. PMID: 23381908

Zimmerman, E., & Lahav, A. (2013). Ototoxicity in Preterm Infants: Effects of Genetics, Aminoglycosides, and Loud Environmental Noise. Journal of Perinatology, 33(1), 3–8. PMID: 22878560

Zimmerman, E., McMahon, E., Doheny, L., Levine, P., & Lahav, A. (2012). Transmission of Biological Maternal Sounds Does Not Interfere with Routine NICU Care: Assessment of Dose Variability in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Journal of Pediatric Neonatology Individual Medicine, 1(1), 73–80.

Barlow, S. M., Urish, M., Venkatesan, L., Harold, M., & Zimmerman, E. (2012). Frequency Modulation (FM) and Spatiotemporal Stability of the sCPG in Preterm Infants with RDS. International Journal of Pediatrics, 581538, 1–9. PMID: 22888359

Zimmerman, E., & Lahav, A. (2012). The Multisensory Brain and its Ability to Learn Music. Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1252, 179–84. PMID: 22524357

Zimmerman, E., & Barlow, S. M. (2011). The Effects of Vestibular Stimulation Rate and Magnitude of Acceleration on Central Pattern Generation for Chest Wall Kinematics in Preterm Infants. Journal of Perinatology, 32(8), 614–20. PMID: 22157627

Poore, M., Zimmerman, E., Barlow, S. M., Wang, J., & Gu, F. (2008). Patterned Orocutaneous Therapy Improves Sucking and Oral Feeding in Preterm Infants. Acta Paediatrica, 97(7), 920–927. PMID: 18462468

Zimmerman, E., & Barlow, S. M. (2008). Pacifier Stiffness Alters the Dynamics of the Suck Central Pattern Generator. Journal of Neonatal Nursing 14(3), 79–86. PMID: 19492006 (Editor’s Choice Award)