Case Report: Exposure to Relapsing Fever Group borreliae in Patients with Undifferentiated Febrile Illness in Mexico. Vázquez-Guerrero E, Gordillo-Pérez G, Ríos-Sarabia N, Lopez JE, Ibarra JA.Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2023 Jan 16:ajtmh220386. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.22-0386. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36646078.

Duffey MM, Patel T, Koukaz Y, Sepulveda T, Barbour K, Fredricks K and Weatherhead JE (2022) The impact of neglected tropical diseases on women and girl refugees: A call for increased awareness and strategic intervention. Front. Trop. Dis. 3:1095174. doi: 10.3389/fitd.2022.1095174

Girtain K, Shah S, Monterrey AC, Gutierrez JR, Kuczewski M, Linton JM. Moving Toward Inclusion: Access to Care Models for Uninsured Immigrant Children. Milbank Q. 2023 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/1468-0009.12665. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37494705.

Past Publications

Clark EH, Fredricks K, Woc-Colburn L, Bottazzi ME, Weatherhead J. Preparing for SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in US Immigrant Communities: Strategies for Allocation, Distribution, and Communication. Am J Public Health. 2021;111(4):577-581. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2020.306047

Masciale M, Lopez MA, Yu X, Domínguez J, Fredricks K, Haq H, Raphael JL, Bocchini C. Public Benefit Use and Social Needs in Hospitalized Children With Undocumented Parents. Pediatrics. 2021;148(1):e2020021113. doi:10.1542/peds.2020-021113

Castillo J, Castillo H, Brei TJ. Guidelines and scientifically-based spina bifida care: Guidance across the lifespan in a global health context. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach 13 (2020) 453–455. 

Clark E, Fredricks K, Woc-Colburn L, Bottazzi ME, Weatherhead J. Disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on immigrant communities in the United StatesPLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020;14(7):e0008484. Published 2020 Jul 13. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0008484

Fredricks K, Young J (co-guest editors). Immigrant Child Health: Creating Evidence-Based Practice in a Changing EnvironmentJournal of Applied Research on Children. 2019; 10(1). 

Monterrey AC, Triemstra JD. "The Care of the Child Who Is An Immigrant or Refugee." Pediatr Ann.. 2020 May 1; 49 (5) https://doi.org/10.3928/19382359-20200430-01

Triemstra JD, Monterrey AC. "The Health of Children Who Are Immigrants and Refugees: A Review for the General Pediatrician." Pediatr Ann.. 2019 November 1; 48 (11) https://doi.org/10.3928/19382359-20191016-01

Russell EA, Tsai C, Linton JM. Children in Immigrant Families: Advocacy within and beyond the Pediatric Emergency Department. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med. 2020 Sep 9: PMID 32922213 

DeBord, Logan, Kali Ann Hopkins, and Padma Swamy. "Challenges in Caring for Linguistic Minorities in the Pediatric Population." Children 6.8 (2019): 87-91.

Castillo, Jonathan, Kellen Gandy, Viachaslau Bradko, and Heidi Castillo. "Language and Latino immigrants living with spina bifida: Social determinants of health – the missing dimension in quality of life research." Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach 12 (2019): 345–359.

Castillo, Jonathan and Timothy J. Brei. "Immigration and transition: Changing demographics forecast the emerging trends in spina bifida care." Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach 12 (2019): 337–338

Fredricks, Karla. "Immigrants Can Help Improve Immunization Rates in the United States." Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk 10.2 (2019): 1-4.

Morrison, Annie, Karla Fredricks, and Neeraj Agrawal. “Separated and Sick: An Immigrant Child’s Traumatic Experience of Illness and Recovery.” Pediatrics. 142.6 (2018): 1-3.

Swamy, Padma and Marsha R. Griffin. “At Issue: Supporting Our Immigrant Children.” APSAC Advisor. 30.4 (2018): 3-5.

Giri, Minal, Brad D. Berman, Karla Fredricks, Jack Levine, Julie M. Linton, Diana Montoya-Williams, Padma Swamy, Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo, and Janine Young. “Safeguarding Our Children and Our Future: Pediatricians Caring for Immigrant Children.” Zero to Three. 39.1 (2018): 38-48. 

Swamy, Padma, Eric A. Russell, Anna M. Mandalakas, and Marsha R. Griffin. “Migrating Children: The Need for Comprehensive Integrated Health Prevention Measures.” Current Tropical Medicine Reports. 5 (2018): 96-103.

Uwemedimo, Omolara T., Ana C. Monterrey, and Julie M. Linton. “A Dream Deferred: Ending DACA Threatens Children, Families, and Communities.” Pediatrics. 140.6 (2017): 1-3.



Dr. Jonathan Castillo. "Think globally, act locally: Caring for families with neural tube defects." January 8, 2021. 

Eric A. Russell, M.D. & Frank Placencia, M.D., "Unaccompanied Immigrant Children: Who Should Advocate for their Interests." December 4, 2020.

Dr. Karla Fredricks. "Why Medicaid and CHIP are safe and important plans for kids' health care coverage." March 2, 2020.

Dr. Marina Masciale. "Why you should care about Census 2020." February 6, 2020. 

Dr. Karla Fredricks. "Reversing the Rising Rates of Uninsured Children." December 7, 2019.