Abbey Alkon, RN, PhD, FAAN

Family Health Care Nursing
+1 415 476-4695

Interprofessional Oral Health Education Improves Knowledge, Confidence, and Practice for Pediatric Healthcare Providers.

Frontiers in public health

Cooper D, Kim J, Duderstadt K, Stewart R, Lin B, Alkon A

A Modified Trier Social Stress Test for Vulnerable Mexican American Adolescents.

Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE

Johnson MM, Deardorff J, Parra K, Alkon A, Eskenazi B, Shirtcliff E

The relationship between maternal responsivity, socioeconomic status, and resting autonomic nervous system functioning in Mexican American children.

International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology

Johnson M, Deardorff J, Davis EL, Martinez W, Eskenazi B, Alkon A

Integrated Pest Management Intervention in Child Care Centers Improves Knowledge, Pest Control, and Practices.

Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners

Alkon A, Nouredini S, Swartz A, Sutherland AM, Stephens M, Davidson NA, Rose R

Measuring Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Activity in Toddlers - Resting and Developmental Challenges.

Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE

Bush NR, Caron ZK, Blackburn KS, Alkon A

Supporting SIDS Families: The Public Health Nurse SIDS Home Visit.

Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.)

Stastny PF, Keens TG, Alkon A

Health and Safety Checklist for Early Care and Education Programs to Assess Key National Health and Safety Standards.

Maternal and child health journal

Alkon A, Rose R, Wolff M, Kotch JB, Aronson SS

Latino children's body mass index at 2-3.5 years predicts sympathetic nervous system activity at 5 years.

Childhood obesity (Print)

Alkon A, Harley KG, Neilands TB, Tambellini K, Lustig RH, Boyce WT, Eskenazi B

Nutrition and physical activity randomized control trial in child care centers improves knowledge, policies, and children's body mass index.

BMC public health

Alkon A, Crowley AA, Neelon SE, Hill S, Pan Y, Nguyen V, Rose R, Savage E, Forestieri N, Shipman L, Kotch JB

Oral health education for pediatric nurse practitioner students.

Journal of dental education

Golinveaux J, Gerbert B, Cheng J, Duderstadt K, Alkon A, Mullen S, Lin B, Miller A, Zhan L

Preterm delivery and low birth weight in singleton pregnancies conceived by women with and without a history of infertility.

Fertility and sterility

Camarano L, Alkon A, Nachtigall RD, Schembri M, Weiss S, Croughan MS

Chapter 12: Poverty, Stress and Autonomic Reactivity in The Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Child Development

Chapter 12: Poverty, Stress and Autonomic Reactivity in The Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Child Development.

Alkon A, Wolff B, Boyce WT; Maholmes, V. & King, R.B, Book Editors

Developmental changes in autonomic nervous system resting and reactivity measures in Latino children from 6 to 60 months of age.

Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP

Alkon A, Boyce WT, Davis NV, Eskenazi B

Maternal prenatal and child organophosphate pesticide exposures and children's autonomic function.


Quirós-Alcalá L, Alkon AD, Boyce WT, Lippert S, Davis NV, Bradman A, Barr DB, Eskenazi B

Autonomic nervous system reactivity: children with and without sickle cell disease.

Nursing research

Treadwell MJ, Alkon A, Styles L, Boyce WT

Stress reactivity as a moderator of family stress, physical and mental health, and functional impairment for children with sickle cell disease.

Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP

Treadwell MJ, Alkon A, Quirolo KC, Boyce WT

Child care health consultation improves health and safety policies and practices.

Academic pediatrics

Alkon A, Bernzweig J, To K, Wolff M, Mackie JF

Assessing health and safety in early care and education programs: development of the CCHP health and safety checklist.

Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners

Alkon A, To K, Wolff M, Mackie JF, Bernzweig J

Child care health consultation programs in California: models, services, and facilitators.

Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.)

Alkon A, Bernzweig J, To K, Mackie JF, Wolff M, Elman J

Sleep and napping patterns in 3-to-5-year old children attending full-day childcare centers.

Journal of pediatric psychology

Ward TM, Gay C, Anders TF, Alkon A, Lee KA

Sleep disturbance, fatigue, and stress among Chinese-American parents with ICU hospitalized infants.

Issues in mental health nursing

Lee SY, Lee KA, Rankin SH, Weiss SJ, Alkon A

Development of the Child Health Indicator Assessment (CHIA) in a community-based nurse-managed center.

Pediatric nursing

Sligar K, Savitz M, Schapiro NA, Alkon A, Martin H, Humphreys J

Early father involvement moderates biobehavioral susceptibility to mental health problems in middle childhood.

Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Boyce WT, Essex MJ, Alkon A, Goldsmith HH, Kraemer HC, Kupfer DJ

Children's memory for a mild stressor: the role of sympathetic activation and parasympathetic withdrawal.

Developmental psychobiology

Quas JA, Carrick N, Alkon A, Goldstein L, Boyce WT

Child care health consultation programs: barriers and recommendations.

Maternal and child health journal

Farrer J, Alkon A, To K

The ontogeny of autonomic measures in 6- and 12-month-old infants.

Developmental psychobiology

Alkon A, Lippert S, Vujan N, Rodriquez ME, Boyce WT, Eskenazi B

Autonomic reactivity and clinical severity in children with sickle cell disease.

Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society

Pearson SR, Alkon A, Treadwell M, Wolff B, Quirolo K, Boyce WT

Acculturation and stress in Chinese-American parents of infants cared for in the intensive care unit.

Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses

Lee SY, Lee KA, Rankin SH, Alkon A, Weiss SJ

Principles and practices of neurodevelopmental assessment in children: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research.

Environmental health perspectives

Dietrich KN, Eskenazi B, Schantz S, Yolton K, Rauh VA, Johnson CB, Alkon A, Canfield RL, Pessah IN, Berman RF

Developmental and contextual influences on autonomic reactivity in young children.

Developmental psychobiology

Alkon A, Goldstein LH, Smider N, Essex MJ, Kupfer DJ, Boyce WT

Autonomic reactivity and psychopathology in middle childhood.

The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science

Boyce WT, Quas J, Alkon A, Smider NA, Essex MJ, Kupfer DJ

A violence-prevention and evaluation project with ethnically diverse populations.

American journal of preventive medicine

Alkon A, Tschann JM, Ruane SH, Wolff M, Hittner A

Dissociations between psychobiologic reactivity and emotional expression in children.

Developmental psychobiology

Quas JA, Hong M, Alkon A, Boyce WT

Injuries in child care centers: gender-environment interactions.

Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention

Alkon A, Ragland DR, Tschann JM, Genevro JL, Kaiser P, Boyce WT

The epidemiology of injuries in 4 child care centers.

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine

Alkon A, Genevro JL, Tschann JM, Kaiser P, Ragland DR, Boyce WT

Resilience and vulnerability among preschool children: family functioning, temperament, and behavior problems.

Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Tschann JM, Kaiser P, Chesney MA, Alkon A, Boyce WT

Dimensions of psychobiologic reactivity: Cardiovascular responses to laboratory stressors in preschool children.

Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Boyce WT, Alkon A, Tschann JM, Chesney MA, Alpert BS

Psychobiologic reactivity to stress and childhood respiratory illnesses: results of two prospective studies.

Psychosomatic medicine

Boyce WT, Chesney M, Alkon A, Tschann JM, Adams S, Chesterman B, Cohen F, Kaiser P, Folkman S, Wara D

Injuries in child-care centers: rates, severity, and etiology.


Alkon A, Genevro JL, Kaiser PJ, Tschann JM, Chesney M, Boyce WT