Publications

Klein M, DeWitt TG. Reliability of parent-measured axillary temperatures. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Apr;49(3):271-3.

Samaan ZM, Klein MD, Mansour ME, DeWitt TG. The impact of the electronic health record on an academic pediatric primary care center. J Ambul Care Manage. 2009 Jul-Sep;32(3):180-7.

DeWitt TG, Cheng TL. The role of Title VII funding in academic general pediatrics fellowships and leadership. Acad Med. 2008 Nov;83(11):1103-6.

DeWitt TG. Diversity in pediatrics: the challenge and the opportunity. Ambul Pediatr. 2008 Mar-Apr;8(2):73-6.

Muething SE, Kotagal UR, Schoettker PJ, Gonzalez del Rey J, DeWitt TG. Family-centered bedside rounds: a new approach to patient care and teaching. Pediatrics. 2007 Apr;119(4):829-32.

Brinkman WB, Geraghty SR, Lanphear BP, Khoury JC, Gonzalez del Rey JA, Dewitt TG, Britto MT. Effect of multisource feedback on resident communication skills and professionalism: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Jan;161(1):44-9.

Brinkman WB, Geraghty SR, Lanphear BP, Khoury JC, Gonzalez del Rey JA, DeWitt TG, Britto MT. Evaluation of resident communication skills and professionalism: a matter of perspective? Pediatrics. 2006 Oct;118(4):1371-9.

DeWitt TG. The application of social and adult learning theory to training in community pediatrics, social justice, and child advocacy. Pediatrics. 2003 Sep;112(3 Part 2):755-7.

Siegel RM, Kiely M, Bien JP, Joseph EC, Davis JB, Mendel SG, Pestian JP, DeWitt TG. Treatment of otitis media with observation and a safety-net antibiotic prescription. Pediatrics. 2003 Sep;112(3 Pt 1):527-31.

Mansour ME, Kotagal U, Rose B, Ho M, Brewer D, Roy-Chaudhury A, Hornung RW, Wade TJ, DeWitt TG. Health-related quality of life in urban elementary schoolchildren. Pediatrics. 2003 Jun;111(6 Pt 1):1372-81.

Books and Chapters

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Holland, S. K., & Freund, L. (Accepted for publication). Imaging Executive Functions in Typically and Atypically Developed Children. In Executive Function in Preschool Age Children: Integrating Measurement, Neurodevelopment and Translational Research. APA Press

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2012). The error detection mechanism among dyslexic and skilled readers: Characterization and plasticity. In Z. Breznitz, O. Rubinsten, & D. Molfese (eds). Listening to Many Voices: Reading, Writing, Mathematics and the Brain. Springer Publishers, New York, NY, USA .

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Grainger, M., DiFrancesco, M., Vannest, V., & Holland, S.K. (accepted for publication). Right is not always wrong: DTI and fMRI evidence for the reliance of reading comprehension on language comprehension networks in the right hemisphere. Brain Imaging and Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s11682-014-9341-9 (IF=3.385)

Sroka, M., Vannest, J., Maloney, T., Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Holland, S.K. (accepted for publication). Relationship between receptive vocabulary and the neural substrates for story processing in preschoolers. Brain Imaging and Behavior. (IF=3.385)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., Kadis, D., Wang, Y., & Holland, S. (2014). Reading acceleration training changes brain circuitry in children with reading difficulties. Brain and Behavior.  doi: 10.1002/brb3.281(IF=3.21)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., Gozdas, E., & Holland, S. K. (2014). Greater Utilization of neural-circuits related to executive functions is associated with better reading: a longitudinal fMRI study using the verb generation task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 1-13.  doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00447 (IF=2.9)

Kraus, D., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2014). The Effect of Learning on Feedback-Related Potentials in Adolescents with Dyslexia: An EEG-ERP Study. PLOS ONE, 9, e100486.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100486 (IF=4.1)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Cicchino, N., Amiel, M., Holland, S. K., & Breznitz, Z. (2014). Reading Improvement in English and Hebrew-Speaking children with Reading Difficulties after Reading Acceleration Training. Annals of Dyslexia, doi:10.1007/s11881-014-0093-4 (IF=2.34)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Wang, Y.Y., Plante, E., & Holland, S.K. (2014). The involvement of the right hemisphere in reading comprehension: a DTI study. Brain Research, doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.05.034 (IF=2.957)

Berman, S*., Cicchino, N., Hajinazarian, A*., Mescher, M*., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2014). An fMRI Study of a Dyslexia Biomarker. Journal of Young Scientists, 26, 1-4. http://www.jyi.org/issue/an-fmri-study-of-a-dyslexia-biomarker/

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., & Holland, S. K. (2013). Overlapping Neural Circuitry for Narrative Comprehension and Proficient Reading in Children and Adolescents. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2651–2662. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.09.002 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.09.002 (IF=4.973)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (2013). Can Reading Rate Acceleration Training Improve Executive Functions in Adolescents with Reading Difficulties and in Typical Readers. Brain Research, 1544, 1-14. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2013.11.027 (IF=2.957)

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2013). Differential effect of cognitive training on executive functions and reading abilities in children with ADHD and in children with ADHD comorbid with reading difficulties.  Journal of Attention Disorders, 1-12. doi: 10.1177/1087054713502079 (IF=2.397)

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2013). Can the Error Monitoring System Differentiate ADHD with Reading Disability from ADHD? Reading and Executive Dysfunction as Reflected in Error Monitoring.  Journal of Attention Disorders, 1-14. doi: 10.1177/1087054713488440 (IF=2.397)

Breznitz, Z., Shaul, S., Horowitz-Kraus, T., Sela, I., Nevat, M., & Karni, A. (2013). Enhanced reading by training with imposed time-constraint in typical and dyslexic adults. Nature Communications, 1486, doi:10.1038/ncomms2488 (IF=10.742)

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2012). Pinpointing the deficit in executive functions in teenage dyslexic readers: an ERP study using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 47, 208-223. doi: 10.1177/0022219412453084 (IF=2.025)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (2012). Compensated Dyslexics Have A More Efficient Error Detection System than Non-compensated Dyslexics. Journal of Child Neurology, 28, 1266-1276.  doi: 10.1177/0883073812460917 (IF=1.666)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (2011). Error Detection Mechanism at Words and Sentences: A Comparison between Readers with Dyslexia and Skilled Readers. The international journal of developmental disabilities and education, 58, 33-45. doi 10.1080/1034912X.2011.548466 (IF=1.02)

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2011). Does Development Affect the Error-related Negativity of Dyslexic and skilled readers in Reading? An ERP study. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36, 914-932. doi: 10.1080/87565641.2011.606415 (IF=3.198)

Sela, I., Horowitz–Kraus, T., Izzetoglu, M., Shewokis, P., Izzetoglu, K., Onaral, B., & Breznitz Z. (2011). Brain Activity of Young and Adult Hebrew Speakers During Lexical Decision Task: fNIR Application to Language. Foundations of Augmented Cognition. Directing the Future of Adaptive Systems  Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6780, 231-239

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (2010). Reaction time and accuracy in erroneous vs correct responses among dyslexic and regular readers: from letters to sentences. Dyslexia, 17, 72-84. doi: 10.1002/dys.41 (IF=1.189)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (2009). Can the error detection mechanism benefit from training the working memory? A comparison between dyslexics and controls - an ERP study. PLoS One, 25, 4(9):e7141. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007141 (IF=4.1)

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (2008). An error-detection mechanism in reading among dyslexic and regular readers--an ERP study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119, 2238-2246. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2008.06.009 (IF=3.647)

Active Participation in Scholarly Conferences

Kraus, D., Arya, R., Tenney, J., Greiner, H., Leach, J., Toro-Serey, C., Vannest, J., & Horowitz- Kraus, T. (December, 2014). Reading and Language Lateralization in Pediatric Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: An fMRI Study (Will be presented in the American Epilepsy Society, December 5 – 9, Seattle, Washington at the Washington).

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Holland, S.K., Kowatch, R.A., Versace, A., & Philips, M. (October 2014). Reading Ability and Supporting White Matter Connectivity in the Brain is Influenced More by Mood than Behavioral Dimensions Adolescents, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Kay, B., Wang, Y., & Holland, S.K.  (October 2014). Increased Correlation between Orthographic and Frontal Functional Connectivity following Accelerated Reading Intervention in Children with Dyslexia during Rest. Child Neurology Society meeting, Columbus, Ohio.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (July 2014). The role of executive functions and the anterior cingulate cortex in reading difficulties. The Petersen & Schlaggar Laboratories, the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (June 2014). The Dyslexia Foundation Scientific Symposium. Invited talk: Azores, Portugal.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., DeWitt, T., & Holland, S. K. How Does the Brain Get Ready to Read: an fMRI study. (May 2014). Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Grainger, M., DiFrancesco, M., & Holland, S.K. (March 2014). DTI and fMRI evidence supporting the reliance of Reading comprehension on basic language network: DTI and fMRI study. New Horizons in Human Brain Imaging: A Focus on Neuroimaging of Brain Development, Hawaii.

Kraus, D., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October 2013). The effect of Learning on an Event-related Potential in Adolescents with Dyslexia. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, Austin, TX.

Holland, S.K & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (November 2013). Does brain activation in the front and the back during narrative comprehension facilitate the development of proficient reading. Literacy & Learning Conference, International Dyslexia Association (IDA) 64th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Holland, S.K. (November 2013). Different orthographies, same mechanism? Training the dyslexic’s brain to read like a typical reader? - an EEG and fMRI Study. Literacy & Learning Conference, IDA’s 64th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (November 2013). Can we train the dyslexic readers to read like a typical readers? EEG and fMRI study using the Reading Acceleration Program. Fluency and the Brain, the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, Haifa, Israel.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., & Holland, S. K. (May 2013). Narrative comprehension relies on neural circuits for reading even before reading skills are acquired: an fMRI study. Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, D.C.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., & Holland, S. K. (June 2013). “Back to the future”- the relationship between reading and brain networks for verb generation as reading is acquired. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J. J., Cicchino, N., Kay, B., Wang, Y., Breznitz, Z., & Holland, S. K. (June 2013). Can we train the dyslexic’s brain to read like a typical readers? An fMRI study. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Wang, Y., & Holland, S. K. (June 2013). The (hidden) role of the right hemisphere in reading comprehension: a DTI Study. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Cicchino, N., Breznitz, Z., & Holland, S.K. (October 2012). More than Words”: Training Improves Reading and Executive Functions in Children with Dyslexia: an ERP and fMRI study. International Dyslexia Association Conference, Baltimore, MA.

Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z (November 2010). The flexibility of the error detection mechanism: The effect of age and training.  IDeA center Frankfurt/Main, Germany and Edmond J. Safra Centers' First Young Scientist’s Workshop, Haifa, Israel.

Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z (June 2010). Less is More: The Ability of the Error-detection system to Change After Training Among Dyslexics. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Barcelona, Spain.

Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (November 2009).  Can the Error Detection Mechanism Benefit from Training the Working Memory? A Comparison between Dyslexics and Controls – An ERP Study. Israeli Society for Neuroscience (ISFN), Eilat, Israel.

Horowitz- Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (September 2009).  The Error detection mechanism among dyslexic and regular readers: Examination and intervention. Script conference, Jerusalem, Israel.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (June 2009). The Effect of Memory Training on the Error Detection Mechanism among Dyslexic Readers. Young and Adult brain international conference in Haifa, Israel.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April 2009). The error detection mechanism among dyslexic readers. Northwestern University, Department of Communication Disorders, Chicago, IL.

Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Breznitz, Z. (September 2008).  Examination of Error detection mechanism among dyslexic readers: An ERP study. Script conference, Haifa, Israel.

Horowitz, T., & Breznitz, Z. (July 2007). Words don’t come easy to me: error detection process while reading: An ERP study. An interactive poster presentation at the Scientific Studies of Reading conference in Prague, Czech Republic.

Colloquium Talks and Invited Addresses

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December, 2014). Taking your brain to the gym: How to train your child’s brain?, Rockwern Academy, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 2014). The role of executive functions in reading difficulties and reading remediation. Communication Sciences Research Center (Colloquium), University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Hershey, A*., Kay, B., Holland, S.K., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 2014). Same Intervention, Different Compensation: Increased functional-connectivity between visual and visual attention networks in dyslexics and between visual and Executive-functions networks in children with ADHD and dyslexia following reading training. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Conference, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shah, P*., Cicchino, N., Holland, S. K., & Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April, 2014). The Differential Engagement of Executive Functions In Word and Contextual Reading After Reading Training In Children With Dyslexia: An fMRI Study.  The Honors Program Conference, University of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tepe , R*., Cicchino, N.D., Breznitz, Z., Holland, S.K., & Horowitz- Kraus, T. (May 2013). Training Changes Brain Patterns in a Reading Comprehension task in Children with Dyslexia: an fMRI Study. The Honors Program Conference, University of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tepe , R*., Cicchino, N.D., Breznitz, Z., Holland, S.K., & Horowitz- Kraus, T. (August 2013). Training Changes Brain Patterns in a Reading Comprehension and Executive-function task in Children with Dyslexia: an fMRI Study. An honored mentioned presentation, The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Conference, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. Developing a Reading and Literacy Discovery Center. (May 2014). Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 2014).  Looking at Reading measures and brain imaging in children.  ENT/CSRC Meeting, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January 2014). Developing a Reading and Literacy Discovery Center. Communication Sciences Department, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December 2013).  The effect of the Reading Acceleration Program on Executive Functions and Reading Neural Circuits in Children with Dyslexia. ADHD colloquium, Department of Psychology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October 2013). Using fMRI in Pediatric Population. Schneider’s hospital medical center, Petach-Tiqva, Israel

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (August 2013). Using imaging to assess reading improvement in children. St. Ignatius School, Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (January 2013). Training reading in children with reading difficulties. Clinical Child Psychology Association Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (December 2012). Improving reading using the reading acceleration program in children with dyslexia and typical readers. Rockwern academy school, Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T., &  Holland, S.K. (November 2012). Do We See What We Hear? The Relationship between Reading and Narrative Comprehension: an fMRI Study Communication Sciences Research CenterColloquium, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (May 2012). Improving reading in children. Hollister Center, Psychology Clinic, Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (April 2012). Can we train the human brain? Mothers for Israel, (Keren Kayemet Le’Israel), Cincinnati, Ohio

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (March 2012). Training reading and executive functions in children with reading difficulties. Department of Neurology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (October 2011). The Flexibility of the error detection mechanism:  The effect of training. Communication Research (Colloquium), Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Horowitz-Kraus, T. (2009-2010). Brain and behavior, the healthy and the impaired brain. Lectures series for seniors, Beyt Gil Hazahav, Even Yehuda, Israel

*BA and MA Students

Moore DR, Edmondson-Jones M, Dawes P, Fortnum H, Pierzycki RH, McCormack A, Munro K. Relation between speech-in-noise threshold, hearing loss and cognition from 40 - 69 years of age. PLOS ONE. 2014;9:e107720.

Moore DR. Sources of pathology underlying listening disorders in children. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 2014.

Vlaming MSMG, MacKinnon RC, Jansen M, Moore DR. Automated screening for high-frequency hearing loss. Ear and Hearing. 2014;35:667-679.

Dawes P, Cruickshanks K, Moore DR, Edmondson-Jones M, McCormack A, Fortnum H, Munro K. Cigarette smoking, passive smoking, alcohol consumption and hearing loss. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 2014;15:663-674.

Ferguson MA, Henshaw H, Clark DPA, Moore DR. Benefits of auditory training in 50-74 year olds with mild hearing loss. Ear and Hearing. 2014;235:e110-121.

Moore DR, Hunter LL. Auditory processing disorder (APD) in children: A marker of neurodevelopmental syndrome. Hearing Balance and Communication. 2013;11:160-167.

Amitay S, Guirard J, Sohoglu E, Edmonds BA, Zobay O, Zhang Y, Moore DR. Human decision making based on variations in internal noise: An EEG study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e68928.

Jones PR, Moore DR, Amitay S, Shub D. Reduction of internal noise in auditory perceptual learning. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2013;133:970-981.

Moore DR, Rosen S, Bamiou D-E, Campbell NG, Sirimanna T. Evolving concepts of developmental auditory processing disorder (APD): A British Society of Audiology APD Special Interest Group ‘white paper’. International Journal of Audiology. 2013;52:3-13.

Zhang YX, Barry J, Moore DR, Amitay S. The Test of Attention in Listening (TAIL) predicts basic auditory skills. PLoS ONE. 2012.

Academic Peer-Reviewewed

Horowitz-Kraus T, Schmitz R, Hutton JS, Schumacher J.  "How to create a successful reader? Milestones in reading development from birth to adolescence: The contribution of language, cognition, and literacy to reading development."  Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child.  January, 2017.

Hutton JS, Lin L, Gruber R, Berndsen J, DeWitt T, VanGinkel J, Ammerman R. "Maternal Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Shared Reading  and Infant TV Viewing During the Perinatal Period.” Under review, 2016.

Hutton JS, Phelan KJ, DeWitt T, Ittenbach RF.  "Shared Reading Quality Assessment by Parental Report:  Preliminary Psychometric Validation of the DialogPR.” Under review, 2016.  

Hutton JS, Gupta R, Gruber R, Berndsen J, DeWitt T, VanGinkel J, Ollberding N, Ammerman R. “A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Children's Book Compared to Brochures for Safe Sleep Knowledge and Adherence in a High-Risk Population.”  In Revision, December, 2015.

Hutton JS, Phelan K, DeWitt T, Horowitz-Kraus T, Holland, SKShared Reading Quality and Brain Activation During Story Listening in Preschool-Age Children. Data analysis underway, October, 2015.

Hutton JS, DeWitt T, Horowitz-Kraus T, Mendelsohn AL, Holland, SK. Association Between Home Reading Environment Domains and an Expanded Emergent Literacy Model: A MRI-based Analysis. In Submission. 2015.

Hutton JS, Horowitz-Kraus T, DeWitt T, Mendelsohn A, Holland SK. “Home Reading Environment and Brain Activation in Preschool Children Listening to Stories.” Platform, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.  April, 2015. Pediatrics, 2015. 

Horowitz Kraus T and Hutton JS (co-authors).  “From Emergent Literacy to Reading: How Learning to Read Changes a Child's Brain.” Acta Paediatrica.  April, 2015.

Hutton JS.  “Baby Unplugged: A Novel, Market-Based Approach to Reducing Screen Time and Promoting Healthy Alternatives.”  Clinical Pediatrics.  2013 Jan;52(1):62-5.

 

Children’s Books

DR Books series (Dialogic Reading): “Dogs!” blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group,  2017.  

“ADH-Me!” Author Dr. John S. Hutton. Illustrator Lisa Griffin.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2016.

"Sleepy Solar System."  Author John S. Hutton.  Illustrator Doug Cenko.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2016.

Baby Unplugged series: “Blanket,” “Yard,” “Pets,” “Box,” “Book,” “Beach,” “Ball,” “Blocks,” “Water,” “Play.”  Author Dr. John Hutton.  Illustrator Andrea Kang.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group,  2011-2014.

“Cincinnati: Our City, Our Story.”  Editor/publisher. Written by Louise Borden.  Illustrated by area children.   Benefiting Every Child Succeeds.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2012. 

Love Baby Healthy series: “Sleep Baby, Safe and Snug” (benefiting Charlie’s Kids Foundation), “Calm Baby Gently,” “Eat Baby Healthy,” “Read Baby, Every Day,” “Your Baby Always.” Author Dr. John Hutton. Illustrator Leah Busch. blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2013-2015.

“Sherm the Germ,” Author Dr. John Hutton.  Illustrator Maria Montag.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2014.

“Sleepy Bee,” Author Dr. John Hutton.  Illustrator Sandra Gross.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2014.

“Your Red Shoes.”  Author Dr. John Hutton. Illustrator, Leah Busch.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2014.

“Tito’s Inferno.” (middle-grade novel)  Author Dr. John Hutton.  blue manatee press/Independent Publishers Group, 2011.

 

Presentations

Read Aloud 15 MINUTES Satellite Media Tour. Washington, DC. TV and radio interviews with 20 local, statewide and national outlets discussing the importance of shared reading beginning as soon as possible after birth and limiting screen-based media use. 2017.

“Brains, Books, and Beyond – Early Literacy as a Critical Developmental Issue.” Pediatric Grand Rounds.  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. 2017.

"Stories, Synapses, Synopsis: A Whirlwind Tour of Home Reading Environment, Brain Development, Emergent Literacy, and Children’s Books for Child Health.” Ohio AAP Expert & Executive Roundtable on Early Literacy.  Columbus, OH. 2017.

“DR (Dialogic Reading) Books: Dogs!” American Booksellers Association Winter Institute Small/University Press Author Reception. Minneapolis, MN. 2017.

"Educating Parents and Caregivers about Infant Crying: A ‘Novel’ Approach.” Calm Baby Gently program. National Conference for America’s Children, Cincinnati, OH. Partnership with the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children and the Council on Child Abuse. 2016.

"How Modifiable Aspects of Home Reading Environment Can Influence the Developing Brain.” National Conference for America’s Children, Cincinnati OH. 2016.

“Association Between Quantitative Facets of Home Reading Environment and an Expanded Emergent Literacy Model: A MRI-based Analysis.” Pediatric Academic Societies Region V Annual Meeting, Peoria, IL (Fellow Original Science Research Award Winner), 2016.

“Home Reading Environment and Brain Activation Supporting Emergent Literacy.” Pediatric Academic Societies International Meeting, San Diego, CA (Platform, Best Abstract by a Fellow); Featured Speaker at International Breastfeeding Week Conference (plus reading of Eat Baby Healthy), Cincinnati 2015; Keynote at Reach Out and Read Wisconsin Annual Conference, Madison, WI, 2015.

“Analog People, Digital Age (Happy Graduation)!” Keynote address for College of Allied Health, University of Cincinnati, 2014.

“The Case For Baby Unplugged.”  Three-part webinar for national Reach Out and Read, online, 2013-14.

“Anticipatory Guidance From Backyards to Broadband.” Learning Through Play Annual Conference, Cincinnati Museum Center.  2011-2013.

“Old-School.  New School.  What to Do, School?” Cincinnati Country Day School and The New School Montessori.  2012-12. 

“Analog Kids, Digital Age.”  Chairman’s Rounds Presentation, 2010. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  Adapted, updated, presented multiple sites, 2010-present.