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Dorothy Wakefield, M.S., PStat

Research Associate II, Center for Public Health and Health Policy
Academic Office Location:

UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-8121
Email: dwakefield@uchc.edu
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of ConnecticutMathematics-Statistics
M.S.University of ConnecticutStatistics

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
PAWS Award (Part of a team; Awesome attitude; Wonderful work ethic; Superior service)UConn Health Center
Publisher's Recognition AwardSimon & Schuster Custom
University Scholar 1978-1979University of Connecticut
Phi Beta Kappa Honor SocietyUniversity of Connecticut
Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyUniversity of Connecticut
Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor SocietyUniversity of Connecticut
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and CollegesWho's Who Among Students

Journal Articles

Books

  • McLaughlin K, Wakefield D An Introduction to Data Analysis Using MINITAB for Windows 2005 Jan;
  • McLaughlin K, Wakefield D The TI-83/TI-83 Plus Manual 2002 Jan;
  • Wakefield D, McLaughlin K The Minitab Manual 2002 Jan;
  • McLaughlin K, Wakefield D An Introduction to Data Analysis Using MINITAB for Windows 1997 Jan;

Book Chapters

  • The Minitab Manual, Version 14
    Wakefield D, McLaughlin K Statistics - Informed Decisions Using Data 2005 Jan;
  • The TI-83/TI-83 Plus, and TI-83 Silver Edition Graphing Calculator
    McLaughlin K, Wakefield D Statistics - Informed Decisions Using Data 2004 Jan;

Abstracts

  • At-home sweetened beverage consumption in minority, low-income children and caretakers.
    Ferris, A.M., D.B. Wakefield, S. Wei, FASEB J. 2012 Jan;
  • Latino and African-American parents of preschool children differ in their feeding practices.
    Quesada, C., K.R. Lora, D.B. Wakefield, A.M. Ferris FASEB J. 2011 Jan;25781.26
  • Parental perception of child’s weight affects child’s feeding practices.
    Lora, K. R., C. Quesada, D.B. Wakefield, A.M. Ferris. FASEB J. 2011 Jan;2599.3
  • The WHO’s child growth standards increase prevalence of overweight among young children compared to CDC’s growth chart.
    Goodell L.S., D.B. Wakefield,, and A.M. Ferris FASEB J. 2007 Jan;21828.8
  • Household participation in food benefit programs differentially affects iron status indicators in low-income preschoolers.
    Crowell, R.E., A.M. Ferris, R.J. Wood, and D. Wakefield FASEB J 2005 Jan;19(5):967.7
  • Attitudes of primary care providers toward clinical asthma guidelines
    Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Adkins JT, Cloutier, MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2004 Jan;169(7):A876
  • Diagnosis of asthma in children using the health plan employer data and information set (HEDIS)
    Wakefield DB, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2004 Jan;169(7):A876
  • Iron deficiency is complicate by infection in low-income preschoolers.
    Crowell, R.E., R. J. Wood, D. Wakefield, and A.M. Ferris FASEB J. 2004 Jan;18(5):359.13
  • Ethnic differences in pediatric asthma in private practice settings
    Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Delaronde S, Cloutier MM, et al Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2003 Jan;167(7):A781
  • Medical services utilization by children with and without asthma in a private HMO
    Wakefield DB, Higgins PS, Delaronde S, Cloutier MM, et al Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2003 Jan;167(7):A783
  • Medical services utilization differs in low income Hispanic, Puerto Rican and African American children with asthma
    Cloutier MM, Hinckson V, Wakefield DB, Higgins PS Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2003 Jan;167(7):A781
  • Easy Breathing and provider adaptive perceptions
    Macary SJ, Wakefield DB, Carlisle PS, Bailit H, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A663
  • Easy Breathing continues to reduce medical services utilization for urban children with asthma
    Cloutier MM, Wakefield DB, Bailit H, Hall CB Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8 Suppl):A745
  • Organizational culture affects implementation of a pediatric asthma management program
    Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Bailit H, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A662
  • The Easy Breathing II survey improves diagnosis of pediatric asthma in private practices
    Hinckson V, Higgins PS, Wakefield DB, Delaronde S, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A127
  • Easy Breathing Pediatric Asthma Management Program Changes Provider Prescribing Patterns
    Wakefield DB, Hall CB, Bailit H, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A377
  • Patterns of allergen sensitization in urban and suburban children with asthma
    Baron JL, Wakefield DB, Quirk CA, Carlisle PS, Hall CB, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A720
  • Provider perceptions of asthma management skills
    Carlisle PS, Wakefield DB, Hall CB, Cloutier MM Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A256
  • Sustaining provider knowledge about asthma guidelines
    Cloutier MM, Carlisle PS, Wakefield DB, Hall CB Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001 Jan;163(5):A256

Conference Papers

  • Effectiveness of Asthma Disease Management in Children in Private Pediatric Practices
    Cloutier MM, Wakefield DB, Higgins PS, Delaronde S 2006 Jan;3A56
  • Primary care provider visits do not decrease ED visits for children with asthma
    Smith SR, Wakefield DB, Cloutier, MM 2005 Jan;
  • Spirometry: does it add value to the NAEPP Asthma Severity Questions?
    Cowen MK, Wakefield DB, Higgins PS, Cloutier MM 2005 Jan;2A253

Letters

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Easy Breathing Reduces Disparities in Medical Service Utilization in Low Income Puerto Rican and African American Children with AsthmaPosterInternational American Thoracic Society Meeting2007San Francisco, CA
Easy Breathing, A Community Practice-based Asthma Management ProgramPosterNational Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions2007San Antonio, TX
Sensitivity & specificity evaluation of mobility measuresPosterInternational Society for Postural and Gait Research Conference2005