Name:                        Nigel Sefton Paneth  


Mailing Address:        Department of Epidemiology

                                  Michigan State University

                                  4660 S. Hagadorn Road, Suite 600
                                  East Lansing, MI  48823
                                  (517) 353-8623




Date of Birth:              September 19, 1946                                        

                                  London, England                                                           




1964-1968                Columbia College, New York City, A.B.


1968-1970                Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, B.M.S.


1970-1972                Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, M.D.


1976-1978                Columbia University School of Public Health, New York City, M.P.H.


Post-Graduate Training


1972-1976                Pediatric Intern to Pediatric Chief Resident, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City


1976-1977                Clinical Fellow, Human Development Biology, Department of Pediatrics,

                                  Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Professional Employment and Hospital Appointments


1977-1978                Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics,

                                  Albert Einstein College of Medicine


1978-1985                Assistant Professor of Public Health (Epidemiology) and Pediatrics,

                                  Columbia University


1978-1989                Assistant to Associate Attending Pediatrician, Babies Hospital;

                                  Research Scientist, Epidemiology of Developmental Brain Disorders

                                  Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute


1982-1988                Coordinator, Mellon Foundation Training Program in Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University


1985-1989                Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health (Epidemiology),

                                  Columbia University (Adjunct Associate Professor 1990-)


1988-1989                Visiting Lecturer in Neurology, Harvard Medical School


1989-1994                Medical Staff, Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI


1989-1994                      Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University


1994-present             Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University


1989-1997                Director, Program in Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University


1997-present             Chair, Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University


2000-present             Associate Dean for Research, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University




1973                          Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners


1977                          Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics


National Advisory Committees  (Since 1998)


National Scientific Advisory Committee, March of Dimes Foundation, 1991-


National Research Advisory Council, United Cerebral Palsy Research and Educational Foundation, 1999-


U.K. and Canadian Medical Research Councils, ad-hoc grant reviewer, 1995-


NIDCD working group on early identification of hearing impairment, 1997-


NHLBI review panel on K-23/24 awards, June 1999


NICHD Neonatal Research Network Advisory Board, July 1999


Member, Planning Committee, University of Michigan Summer Session in Epidemiology, 1999-


Member, External Advisory Committee, Clinical Research Training Program, UT-Houston, 1999-


Co-Chair, Study Design and Hypotheses Group, National Childrens Study (NIH/CDC/EPA), 2001-


Member, Data Safety and Monitoring Committee, PROPHET Study (NIH-funded study of adrenal hormonal supplementation in premature infants; K. Watterberg, PI, U of New Mexico), 2001 -


Editorial Activities


Editorial Boards: Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (1994-1998); American Journal of Public Health (1997-1998); The Future of Children (1993-present); Early Human Development (1998-present).


Reviewer: Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica,, American Journal of Epidemiology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Journal of Public Health, Annals of Neurology, Archives of Diseases in Children, British Medical Journal, Clinical Pediatrics, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Early Human Development, Epidemiology, The Future of Children, International Journal of Epidemiology, Issues in Health Care Technology, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Perinatology, Journal of the American Medical Association, Lancet, Maternal and Child Health Journal, New England Journal of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oxford University Press, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Pediatric Research, Pediatrics, Public Health Reviews.


Co-editor, April 1992 issue of Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology.  (Festschrift for Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein).




American Academy of Pediatrics

Society for Pediatric Research

Society for Epidemiologic Research

Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research (Executive Committee)

International Epidemiologic Association

American Epidemiologic Society

National Board, Committee for Health in Southern Africa


Awards, Honors


Rose Seegal award for paper on relation of medicine to the community,

Harvard Medical School, 1972. (BCG vaccination in the United States).


Kathleen Lyle Murray award of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy

(with John L. Kiely), 1986.


President, Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, 1991-1992.


Chosen as one of seven "faculty exemplars" MSU, 1993.


Distinguished Faculty Award, Michigan State University, February 2001


Elected to honorary AOA membership,  Michigan State University, December 2001


Major Invited Lectureships 


Frank Van Schoick Memorial lecturer, University of Michigan, 1993.


Keynote speaker, Israeli Neonatal Society annual meeting, Tel Aviv, December 1997.


Cicely Williams Lecturer, Jamaican Paediatric Society, Kingston, Jamaica, March 1999.


Dean’s Invited Lecturer, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, March, 2000.


Phi Beta Kappa Orator, class of 2001, Michigan State University, April 2001


Keynote speaker, Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Toronto, June 2001.



NIH Research Grants Received As Principal Investigator


             From the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


                                  Newborn Intensive Care and Neonatal Mortality in New York City

                                  1 RO1 HD 12626, 12/1/78 - 11/30/80             $282,328


                                  Fetal Death in Labor:  Epidemiology and Preventability

                                  1 RO1 HD 14807, 3/1/81 - 2/29/84                 $610,450


             From the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Diseases and Stroke


                                  Neonatal Brain Hemorrhage:  Epidemiology and Outcome

                                  1RO1 NS 20713, 4/1/84 - 3/31/89;

                                  renewed 4/1/89 - 3/31/91                                 $2,797,539


(The above cohort study has had three additional rounds of follow-up funded by NIH (age six and fifteen funded by NIMH, age nine by NINDS) and one NIH spinoff grant (NINDS). Principal investigators of these proposals were at Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania with Paneth as subcontractor at MSU.  Total funding for these four grants has exceeded $4 million)


                                  Epidemiology of Neonatal White Matter Disorders

                                  (sub-contract with Boston Childrens Hospital)

                                  PO 230266  9/1/90-8/31/95                             $255,444


                                  Molecular Antecedents of Brain Damage in Prematures

                                  (sub-contract with Boston Childrens Hospital)

                                                     9/1/01-8/31/06                              $755,000


             From the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


                                  Prenatal Alcohol, Neonatal Brain Injury and Development

                                  1 RO3 AA09008, 9/30/91 - 8/31/93.  $139,807


             From the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research


                                  Strategies for Care of the Very Low Birthweight Infant.

                                  1 R01 HS 08385, 9/30/96 - 7/29/99.               $1,530,016


             From the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute


                                  Training Clinical Researchers for Community Settings

                                  1 K30 HL 04113, 6/1/99-5/31/04                    $1,000,000


Research Grants Received As Principal Investigator from other federal agencies


             Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control


                                  Assessing Effects on Reproductive Health of PCB exposure

                                  ATH 582536, 9/30/97-9/29/99                        $352,880


             Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services


                                  Improving health and development of low income pregnant women

                                  MCJ 260743, 10/1/96-9/3/00                          $348,000




1.  Paneth N, Rudelli R, Kazam E, Monte W.  Brain Damage in the Preterm Infant 209 pp. (Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 131).  London:  Mac Keith Press, 1994.







1.       Paneth N, Stein REK, Bell D.  Emergency room utilization in the first 15 months of life: a randomized study.  Pediatrics 1979; 63:486-491.



2.     Lee KS, Paneth N, Gartner L, Pearlman M, Gruss L.  Neonatal mortality: an analysis of the recent improvement in the United States.  Am J Pub Health 1980; 80:15-21.


3.     Paneth N.  Hypernatremic dehydration of infancy: an epidemiologic review.  Am J Dis Child 1980; 134:785-792.


4.       Lee KS, Paneth N, Gartner L, Pearlman M.  The very low birthweight rate: principal predictor of neonatal mortality in populations.  J Pediat 1980; 97:759-764.



5.     Kiely J, Paneth N.  Follow-up studies of low-birthweight infants: Suggestions for design, analysis and reporting.  Dev Med Child Neuro 1981; 23:96-101.


6.     Mandelbaum DE, Hall W, Paneth N, Wolf R, DeVivo DE.  SSPE, measles virus and the matrix protein: a case with unusual immunochemical findings.  Ann Neurol 1981; 10:351-354.


7.     Kiely J, Paneth N, Stein ZA, Susser MW.  Cerebral palsy and newborn care: I.  Secular trends in cerebral palsy.  Dev Med Child Neurol 1981; 23:533-538.


8.     Kiely J, Paneth N, Stein ZA, Susser MW.  Cerebral palsy and newborn care: II.  Mortality and neurologic impairment in low birthweight infants.  Dev Med Child Neurol 1981; 23:650-659.


9.       Paneth N, Kiely J, Stein ZA, Susser MW.  Cerebral palsy and newborn care:  III.  Estimated prevalence rates of cerebral palsy under differing rates of mortality and impairment of low birthweight infants.  Dev Med Child Neurol 1981; 23:801-807.



10.   Lee KS, Gartner L, Paneth N, Tyler L.  Recent trends in neonatal mortality:  the Canadian experience.  Can Med Assoc J 1982; 126:373-376.


11.   Paneth N:  Infant mortality re-examined.  (editorial) J Amer Med Assoc 1982; 247:1027-1028.


12.   Paneth N, Kiely JL, Wallenstein S, Marcus M, Pakter J, Susser MW.  Newborn intensive care and neonatal mortality in low birthweight infants:  A population study.  N Eng J Med 1982; 307:149-155.


13.   Paneth N, Wallenstein S, Kiely JL, Susser MW.  Social class indicators and mortality in low birthweight infants.  Am J Epidem 1982; 116:364-375.


14.    Kuhr M, Paneth N.  Feeding practices and early neonatal jaundice.  Jnl Pediatr Gastr Nutr 1982; 1:485-488.



15.   Paneth N, Fox H.  The relationship of Apgar score to neurological handicap:  A survey of clinicians.  Obstet Gynec 1983; 61:547-550.


15.    Paneth N, Stark RI.  Cerebral palsy and mental retardation in relation to indicators of perinatal asphyxia:  An epidemiologic overview.  Amer J Ob Gyn 1983; 147:960-966.



17.   Paneth N, Kiely JL, Susser MW.  Age at death used to assess the effect of interhospital transport on neonatal mortality.  Pediatrics 1984; 73:854-861.


18.   Paneth N, Kiely M, Hegyi T, Hiatt IM.  Investigation of a temporal cluster of left-sided congenital heart disease.  J Epi Comm Health 1984; 38:340-344.


19.   Paneth N, Kiely JL.  The frequency of cerebral palsy:  A review of population studies in industrialized nations since 1950.  Clinic Dev Med 1984; 87:46-56.


20.    Kiely JL, Paneth N, Stanley F.  Monitoring morbidity outcomes of perinatal health services.  Clin Dev Med 1984; 87:150-171.



21.   Paneth N, Wallenstein S.  Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation and the play the winner rule.  (Commentary) Pediatrics 1985; 76:622-623.


22.   Kiely JL, Paneth N, Susser MW.  Fetal death in labor:  An epidemiologic indicator of level of obstetric care.  Amer J Ob Gyn 1985; 153:721-727.



23.   Paneth N, Kiely JL, Wallenstein S, Snook C, Susser MW.  Medical care and the premature infant of normal birthweight.  Pediatrics 1986; 77:158-166.


24.   Kiely JL, Paneth N, Susser MW.  An assessment of maternal age and parity in different components of perinatal mortality.  Am J Epidemiol 1986; 123:444-454.


25.   Paneth N.  The etiology of cerebral palsy.  Pediatric Annals 1986; 15:191-201.


26.    Paneth N.  Birth and the origins of cerebral palsy.  (Editorial) New Eng J. Med 1986; 315:124-126.



27.    Paneth N, Kiely JL, Wallenstein S, Susser MW.  The choice of place of delivery:  Effect of hospital level on mortality in all singleton births in New York City.  Am J. Dis Child 1987; 141:60-64.



28.    Pinto J, Paneth N, Kazam E, Kairam R, Rose W, Rosenfeld D, Witomski T, Stern I, Schonfeld S.  Inter-observer variability in neonatal cranial ultrasonography.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1988; 2:45-60.


29.    Marcus M, Paneth N, Kiely JL, Susser MW.  Determinants of interhospital transfer of low birthweight newborns.  Medical Care 1988; 26:462-473.



30.   Moessinger A, Santiago A, Paneth N, Rey H, Blanc W, Driscoll J.  Time trends in necropsy prevalence and birth prevalence of lung hypoplasia.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1989; 3:421-431.



31.   Paneth N, Rudelli R, Monte W, Rodriguez E, Pinto J, Kairam R, Kazam E.  White matter necrosis in very low birthweight infants:  Neuropathologic and ultrasonographic findings in infants surviving six days or more.  J Pediatrics 1990; 116:975-984.


32.   Paneth N.  Technology at birth.  (Editorial) Am J Pub Health 1990; 80:791-2.


33.   Whitaker A, Johnson J, Sebris S, Pinto J, Wasserman G, Kairam R, Shaffer D, Paneth N.  Neonatal cranial ultrasound abnormalities:  Association with developmental delay at age one in low birth weight infants.  J Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 1990; 11:253-260.


34.   Leviton A, Paneth N.  Cerebral white matter damage in premature infants - an epidemiologic perspective.  Early Human Dev 1990; 24:1-22.


35.    Papiernik E, Alexander G, Paneth N.  Racial difference in pregnancy duration:  Implications for prenatal care.  Medical Hypotheses 1990; 33:181-186.



36.    Paneth N.  Human reproduction after ingestion of PCB-contaminated fish.  Health Environ Digest 1991; 5:4-6. 

37.    Bhushan V, Paneth N.  The reliability of neonatal head circumference measurement.  J Clinical Epid 1991; 44:1027-1035.



38.   Neugebauer R, Paneth N.  Epidemiology and the wider world.  Celebrating Zena Stein and Mervyn Susser.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1992; 6:122-131.


39.   Pinto-Martin J, Paneth N, Witomski T, Stern I, Schonfeld S, Rosenfeld D, Rose W, Kazam E, Kairam R, Katsikiotis V, Susser M.  The central New Jersey neonatal brain hemorrhage study:  Design of the study and reliability of ultrasound diagnosis.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1992; 6:273-284.


40.   Paneth N.  Power and patronage in medical research.  (Invited commentary) Med Anthropology Quarterly 1992; 6:147-148.


41.   Paneth N.  Tiny babies - enormous costs.  (Invited commentary)  Birth 1992; 19:154-155.


42.    Paneth N.  Neonatal care and patterns of handicap in the community.  Clinic Dev Med 1992; 123/124:232-241.



43.   Paneth N.  The causes of cerebral palsy:  Recent evidence.  Clinical and Investigative Medicine 1993; 16:95-102.


44.   Paneth N, Bommarito M, Stricker J.  Electronic fetal monitoring patterns and neurodevelopmental outcome.  Clin and Investigative Med 1993; 16:159-165.


45.   Paneth N, Pinto-Martin J, Gardiner J, Wallenstein S, Katsikiotis V, Hegyi T, Hiatt IM, Susser M.  Incidence and timing of germinal matrix/intraventricular hemorrhage in low birthweight infants.  Am J Epidemiol 1993; 137:1167-1175.


46.   Bhushan V, Paneth N, Kiely JL.  Recent secular trends in the prevalence of cerebral palsy. Pediatrics 1993; 91:1094-1100.



47.   Paneth N.  Neurobehavioral effects of power frequency electromagnetic fields.  Env Health Perspectives 1994; 101: Suppl. 4:101-106.


48.   Paneth N, Rip M.  Uses of epidemiology in the evaluation of regional perinatal services.  Social & Preventive Medicine 1994; 39:3-10.


49.   Hegyi T, Carbone T, Anwar M, Ostfeld B, Hiatt M, Koons A, Pinto-Martin J, Paneth N.  Blood pressure ranges in premature infants. I.  The first hours of life.  J Pediatrics 1994; 124:627-633.


50.   Reuss ML, Paneth N, Susser M.  Does the loss of placental hormones contribute to neurodevelopmental disabilities in preterm infants?  Dev Med Child Neurol 1994; 36:743-747.


51.   Kazam E, Rudelli R, Monte W, Rubenstein WA, Kairam R, Paneth N.  Sonographic diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in premature infants:  Value of the subarachnoid cisterns.  AJNR 1994; 15:1009-1020.


52.   Paneth N.  The impressionable fetus?  Fetal life and adult health.  (invited commentary)  Am J Pub Health 1994; 84:1372-1374.


53.   Lantos JD, Tyson JE, Allen A, Frader J, Hack M, Korones S, Merenstein G, Paneth N, Poland R, Saigal S, Stevenson D, and Van Marter L.  Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment in neonatal intensive care:  Issues for the 1990s.  Arch Dis Child 1994; 71:218-223.


54.   Holzman C, Paneth N.  Maternal cocaine use in pregnancy and perinatal outcomes. Epidemiologic Reviews, 1994; 16:315-334.



55.   Holzman C, Paneth N, Little R, Pinto-Martin J:  Perinatal brain injury in premature infants born to mothers using alcohol in pregnancy.  Pediatrics 1995; 95:66-73.


56.   Pinto-Martin J, Riolo S, Cnaan A, Holzman C, Susser MW, Paneth N.  Cranial ultrasound prediction of disabling and non-disabling cerebral palsy in a low birthweight population.  Pediatrics 1995; 95:249-254.


57.   Paneth NS, Susser MW.  Early origin of coronary heart disease (the "Barker hypothesis") (invited commentary) Brit Med J 1995; 310:411-412.


58.   Paneth N.  The problem of low birthweight.  The Future of Children 1995; 5:19-34.


59.   Reuss ML, Clark C, Paneth N.  Efficiency of sampling:  Birthweight and gestational age distributions in two cohorts, less than 31 weeks and 500-1499 grams.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 1995; 9:341-350.



60.   Paneth N.  Adopting a public health approach to developmental neurotoxicity. (invited commentary). Neurotoxicology and Teratology 1996; 18:233-234.


61.  Hegyi T, Anwar M, Carbone MT, Ostfeld B, Hiatt M, Koons A, Pinto-Martin J, Paneth N.  Blood pressure ranges in premature infants.  II.  The first week of life.  Pediatrics  1996; 97:336-342.


62.   Reuss L, Paneth N, Lorenz JM, Pinto-Martin J, Susser M.  Transient hypothyroxinemia in preterm infants and neurodevelopment at age two.  New England J Med 1996;  334:821-827. [Data from this paper are used as a teaching tool for regression methods in Rosner B: Fundamentals of Biostatistics. 5th ed.  Duxbury Thomson, 2000, p. 506-7]


63.   Pinto-Martin J, Zhao HQ, Dobson V, Cnaan A, Paneth N.  Vision outcome at age two in low birthweight population.  Pediatric Neurology 1996; 14:281-287.


64.   Whitaker AH, Feldman JF, Van Rossem R, Schonfeld IS, Pinto-Martin JA, Torre C, Blumenthal SR, Paneth NS.  Neonatal cranial ultrasound abnormalities:  Relation to cognitive outcomes at age six.  Pediatrics 1996; 98:719-729.


65.   Courval JM, DeHoog JV, Holzman CB, Tay EM, Fischer L, Humphrey H, Paneth NS, Sweeney AM.  Fish consumption and other characteristics of reproductive-aged Michigan anglers--a potential population for studying the effects of consumption of Great Lakes fish on reproductive health.  Toxicology and Industrial Health 1996; 12:347-359.


66.   Paneth N, Ahmed F, Stein A.  Early nutritional origins of hypertension:  a hypothesis still lacking support         J Hypertension 1996; 14 (Supp. 5):S121-S129.



67.   Paneth N, Jetton J, Pinto-Martin J, Susser M and the NBH Study Team.  Magnesium sulfate in labor and risk of neonatal brain lesions and cerebral palsy in low birthweight infants.  Pediatrics 1997; 97:723.  URL:


68.   Leviton A, Paneth N, Susser M, Reuss L, Allred EN, Kuban K, Van Marter L, Sanocka U, Hegyi T, Hiatt M, Shahrivar R.  Maternal receipt of magnesium sulfate does not appear to reduce the risk of neonatal white       matter damage.  Pediatrics 1997; 99:593.  URL:


69.   Reuss ML, Paneth N, Lorenz JM, Susser M.  Correlates of low thyroxine values at newborn screening among infants born before 32 weeks gestation.  Early Human Dev 1997; 47:223-233.


70.     Reuss ML, Leviton A, Paneth N, Susser M.  Thyroxine values from newborn screening of 919 infants born   before 29 weeks of gestation.  Am J Pub Health, 1997; 87: 1693-1697.


71.     Whitaker A, Van Rossem R, Feldman J, Schonfeld I, Torre C, Pinto-Martin J, Blumenthal S, Shaffer D, Paneth N.  Perinatal brain injury as detected by neonatal cranial ultrasound:  psychiatric sequelae in LBW children at age six.  Arch Gen Psychiatry 1997; 54:847-856.



72.     The Developmental Epidemiology* Network: The correlation between placental pathology and intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm infant.  Pediatric Research 1998; 43:15-19.


73.     Holzman C, Paneth N: Preterm birth: from prediction to prevention. (invited commentary). Am J Pub Health 1998; 88: 183-184.


74.  Hegyi T, Carbone T, Anwar M, Ostfeld B, Hiatt M, Koons A, Pinto-Martin J, Paneth N: The Apgar score and its components in the preterm infant.  Pediatrics 1998; 101:77-81.


75.   Holzman C, Paneth N, Fisher R and the MSU Prematurity Group: Rethinking the concept of risk factors for preterm delivery: antecedents, markers and mediators.  Prenat Neonat Med 1998; 3:47-52.


76.   Collins M, Paneth N: Pre-eclampsia and cerebral palsy: Are they related? (invited commentary) Dev Med Child Neuro 1998;40:207-211


77.   Paneth N: Separating authorship responsibility and authorship credit – a proposal for biomedical journals. Am J Pub Health 1998; 88:824-6.


78.   Lorenz JL, Wooliever DE, Jetton J, Paneth N: A quantitative review of mortality and developmental disability in extremely premature newborns.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1998; 152:425-535


79.   Paneth N: Prenatal sonography: safe or sinister?  (invited commentary) Lancet 1998; 352:5-6


80.   Murphy K, Reuss ML, Leviton A, Paneth N, Susser M: Marked variation in use of antenatal corticosteroids among infants <1500 gms across hospitals in three states.  J Mat Fet Med 1998;7:137-141


81.   Paneth N: Does transient hypothyroxinemia cause abnormal neurodevelopment in premature infants?  Clinics in Perinatology 1998; 25:627-643


82.   Paneth N, Brody H, Vinten-Johansen P, Rip M: A rivalry of foulness: official and unofficial investigations of the London cholera epidemic of 1854.  Am J Pub Health 1998;88:1545-1553


83.   Gilles FH, Leviton A, Golden JA, Paneth N, Rudelli RD: Groups of histopathologic abnormalities in brains of very low birthweight infants. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 1998 57:1026-34





84.   Brody H, Vinten-Johansen P, Paneth N: John Snow revisited: getting a handle on the Broad Street pump.  Pharos 1999; 62:2-8.


85.   Courval JM, DeHoog JV, Stein AD, He J, Humphrey HEB, Paneth N: Sport-caught fish consumption and conception delay in licensed Michigan anglers.  Env Research 1999;80:S183-188


86.   Paneth N: Classifying brain damage in preterm infants (invited commentary) J Pediatrics 1999;134:527-9.


87.   Leviton A, Paneth N, Reuss ML, Susser MW, Allred EN, Damman O, Kuban K, Pagano M for the Developmental Epidemiology Network*: Hypothyroxinemia of prematurity and the risk of cerebral white matter brain damage.  J Pediatrics 1999;134:706-11


88.   Painter MJ, Scher MS, Stein AD, Armatti S, Wang Z, Gardiner JC, Paneth N, Minnigh B, Alvin J: Phenobarbital compared with phenytoin for the treatment of neonatal seizures.  New Eng J Med 1999; 341:485-89.


89.   Holzman C, Jetton J, Fisher R, Senagore P, Mohan M, Paneth N:  Association of maternal IgM concentrations above the median at 15-19 weeks of gestation and early preterm delivery.   Lancet 1999; 354:1095-6.


90.   Hansen A, Leviton A, Paneth N for the Developmental Epidemiology Network*.  Labor and delivery characteristics and the risk of cranial ultrasound abnormalities in the very low birthweight infant.  Am J Obstet Gynec  1999;181: 997-1006.


91.   Leviton A, Paneth N, Reuss ML, Susser MW, Allred EN, Damman O, Kuban K, Pagano M for the Developmental Epidemiology Network*.  Antenatal corticosteroids and risk of neurodevelopmental disabilities in very low birth weight newborns. Am J Obstet Gynec 1999;181:1007-1017 .


92.   Leviton A, Paneth N, Reuss ML, Susser MW, Allred EN, Dammann O, Kuban K, Van Marter LJ, Pagano M for the The Developmental Epidemiology Network*: Maternal infection, fetal inflammatory response and brain damage in very low birthweight infants.  Pediatric Research 1999; 46:566-575.


93.   Pinto-Martin JA, Whitaker AH, Feldman JF, Van Rossem R, Paneth N: Relation of cranial ultrasound abnormalities in low birthweight infants to motor or cognitive performance at ages 2, 6 and 9 years. Dev Med Child Neurol  1999; 41:826-833.




94.   Weinberger B, Anwar M, Hegyi T, Hiatt M, Koons A, Paneth N.  Antecedents and neonatal consequences of low Apgar scores in preterm infants: A population study.  Arch Dis Child Adolesc 2000;154; 294-300.


95.   Van Marter LJ, Allred EN, Pagano M, Sanocka A, Parad R, Moore M, Susser M, Paneth N, Leviton A and the Neonatology Committee for the Developmental Epidemiology Network: Do clinical markers of barotrauma and oxygen toxicity explain inter hospital variation in rates of chronic lung disease? Pediatrics 2000;105:1194-1201.


96.   Brody H, Rip MR, Vinten-Johansen P, Paneth N, Rachman R: Map-making and myth-making in Broad Street: the London cholera epidemic, 1854.  Lancet  2000;356:64-68.


97.   Mandelbaum D, Paneth N: Cerebral Palsy. Continuum. Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 2000;6; 8-30. 


98.   Paneth N, Kort E, Jurczak D, Havlichek D, Braunlich K, Moorer G, Vanderjagt D, Sienko D, Leiby P, Gibbons C: Predictors of vaccination rates during a mass meningococcal vaccination effort on a college campus.  J Am Coll Health Association 2000; 49:7-11. (editorial comment by Keeling RP: Resiliency and Prevention in College Health, same issue p. 5)


99.   Lorenz JM, Paneth N: Treatment decisions for extremely premature infants.(invited commentary)  J Pediatr 2000; 137;593-5.


100.  Verrips GHW, Vogels AGC, den Ouden AL, Paneth N, Verloove-Vanhorick SP: Measuring health-related quality of life in adolescents: agreement between raters and between methods of administration. Child: Care, Health and Development 2000;26:457-69.




101.  He J, Stein AD, Humphrey HEB, Paneth N, Courval JM: Time trends in sport-caught Great Lakes fish consumption and serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls among Michigan anglers, 1973-93. Env Sci Technology  2001; 35: 435-440.


102.  Dammann O, Phillips TM, Allred E, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Van Marter LJ, Bose C, Ehrenkranz RA, Bednarek FJ, Naples M, and Leviton A. Mediators of fetal inflammation in extremely low gestational age newborns. Cytokine 2001; 13:234-239


103.  Verrips GHW, Stuifbergen MC, den Ouden AL, Bonsel GJ, Gemke RJBJ, Paneth N, Verloove-Vanhorick SP: Measuring health status using the Health Utilities Index: Agreement between raters and between modalities of administration. J Clin Epidemiol 2001;54:475-481.


104.  Hille ETM, den Ouden AL, Wolke DFH, Saigal S, Hoult L, Lambert M, Meyer RA, Whitaker A, Pinto-Martin J, Feldman J, Verloove-Vanhorick P, Paneth N: Consistency in the types of behavioral problems reported in extremely low birthweight infants in four countries. Lancet 2001; 357: 1641-3.


105.  Paneth N: Cerebral palsy in term infants – birth or before birth? (invited commentary) J Pediatr 2001;138; 791-2.


106.  Holzman C, Bullen B, Fisher R, Paneth N and the prematurity study group: Pregnancy outcomes and community health: the POUCH study of preterm delivery. Paed Perinat Epidemiol 2001; 15 (suppl.2) 136-158.


107.  Paneth N: Every physician is a scientist.  West Indian Medical Journal 2001; 50: (suppl. 4) 50-58.[Special Golden Jubilee issue of WIMJ, 1951-2001]


108.   Collins M, Paneth N, Lorenz J.  Hypocapnia, prolonged ventilation, and risk of disabling cerebral palsy in low birth weight infants. Pediatric Research  2001; 50:712-719.


109.  Lorenz JM, Paneth N, Jetton JR, den Ouden L, Tyson JE: Comparison of management strategies for extreme prematurity in New Jersey and the Netherlands: outcomes and resource expenditures. Pediatrics 2001;108;1269-1274.




110.  Stewart JE, Allred EN, Collins M, Abbott J, Leviton A, Paneth N, Reuss ML, Susser M, Hegyi T, Hiatt M, Sanocka U, Shahrivar F, Van Marter LJ, Banogan P, Genest D, Heller D, Shen-Schwarz S, Dammann O, Kuban KC, Pagano M.: Risk of Cranial Ultrasound Abnormalities in Very-low-birth-weight Infants Conceived With Assisted Reproductive Techniques  J Perinatol 2002 Jan;22(1):37-45




111.  Paneth N, Bishai S, Qiu H, Jetton J, Saigal S, Rosenbaum P, den Ouden L, Broyles S. Reliability of cerebral palsy diagnosis across international cohorts of low birth weight infants. Dev Med Child Neurol


112.  Paneth N, Susser E, Susser MW.  The early history and development of the case-control study. Part I . Early evolution.  Social & Preventive Medicine


113.  Paneth N, Susser E, Susser MW.  The early history and development of the case-control study. Part II. The case-control study since Lane-Claypon. Social & Preventive Medicine


114.  The Developmental Epidemiology Network*.  The risk of cerebral white matter echolucency among very low birthweight infants and those born to pre-eclamptic mothers.  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol


115.  Golombek S, LaGamma E, Paneth N: Treatment of transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity: a survey of neonatal practice. Pediatrics


116.  Karmaus W, Jetton J, Pinto-Martin JA, Paneth N: Asthma prevalence is lower in low birthweight multiple births than in low birthweight singletons. J Allergy Clin Immunol


117.  Leviton A, Damman O, O’Shea M, Paneth N: Circulating biomarkers in newborns with cerebral white matter damage: lessons from the adult stroke literature.  Pediatric Research




118.  Paneth N, Golden JA, Gilles F, Leviton A: The correlation of cranial ultrasound findings with histopathological abnormalities in the brains of very low birthweight infants.


119.  Whitaker AH, Feldman JF, Pinto-Martin JA, Paneth N: Black/white differences in cognitive abilities at age six in a low birthweight cohort: the role of social and medical risk factors.


120.  Courval JM, DeHoog JV, Wirth J, Wang J, Holzman J, Humphrey HEB, Stein AD, He J, Sauer H, Paneth N: Recruitment of males, females and couples into a multi-outcome study of human reproductive health. 


121.  Coronado-Voges ML, Gravel JS, Elfenbein JL, Lenski M, Jetton J, Pinto-Martin JA, Paneth N: Are maternal reports valid measures of hearing problems at age two?


122.  Reuss ML, Whitaker AH, Feldman JF, Van Rossem R, Paneth N, Susser M.  Neonatal hypothyroxinemia in infants < 2000 gms related to motor and cognitive outcomes at age 6 yrs.


123.  Eaglin MA, Paneth, Harlow S.  Familial pattern of neurological disorders and premature births and the risk of cerebral palsy among low birth weight infants.


124.  Paneth N.  No one owns research data.


125.  Coronado ML, Samms-Vaughan M, Paneth N.  Neurosensory impairments in a nationwide survey of very low birthweight Jamaican children.


126.  Qiu, H, Lorenz JL, Lenski M, Pinto-Martin JA, Jetton J, Paneth N: Obstetric factors in brain damage, disabling cerebral palsy and neonatal death in low birthweight infants. 


127.  Pinto-Martin JA, Cnaan A, Zhao H, Rosen-Bloch J, Whitaker A, Feldman J, Paneth N: Neonatal brain damage and elementary school performance


128.  Hille ETM, den Ouden AL, Wolke DFH, Saigal S, Lambert M, Whitaker A, Pinto-Martin J, Paneth N: Patterns of behavioral problems seen in very low birthweight infants in five countries.





1.     Paneth N, Barnett HL, Stein ZA, Susser MW.  Epidemiologic principles in the study of human development.  In:  Kretchmer N, Brasel J, eds.  Biomedical and Social Bases of Pediatrics.  New York:  Masson, 1981; 125-134.


2.     Kiely JL, Paneth N, Susser MW.  Low birthweight, neonatal care and cerebral palsy.  In:  Mittler P, ed.  Frontiers of Knowledge in Mental RetardationVol II: Biomedical Aspects.  Baltimore:  University Park Press, 1981; 93-106.



3.     Paneth N, Stark RI.  Mental retardation, cerebral palsy and intrapartum asphyxia.  In:  Cohen W, Friedman E, eds.  Management of Labor.  Baltimore:  University Park Press, 1983; 143-161.



4.     Susser MW, Hauser WA, Kiely JL, Paneth N, Stein ZA.  Epidemiologic estimates of prenatal and perinatal risk factors for perinatal mortality, cerebral palsy, mental retardation and epilepsy.  In:  Freeman J, ed.  Prenatal and Perinatal Risk Factors Associated with Brain Disorders.  (USDHEW, NIH publication no. 85-1149).  April 1985; 359-439.


5.     Kiely JL, Paneth N, Susser MW.  Preventability of fetal death during labor:  Epidemiologic studies and ongoing surveillance using New York City vital records.  In:  Proceedings of the 1985 Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics.  National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, 1985.


6.     Paneth N.  Recent trends in preterm delivery rates in the United States.  In:  Papiernik E, Breart G, Spira N, eds.  Prevention of Preterm Birth.  Inserm, 138, 1986; 15-30.



7.     Paneth N, Stark RI.  Cerebral palsy, mental retardation and intrapartum asphyxia.  In:  Cohen W:  Management of Labor, Second Edition.  Aspen Press, Rockville, MD.  1988; 159-181.


8.     Pinto J, Paneth N, Rudelli R, Kairam R.  The neuropathological validation of cranial ultrasound diagnosis in low birthweight infants:  Some preliminary observations.  In:  French J, Harel S, Casaer P, eds:  Child Neurology and Developmental Disabilities:  Selected Proceedings of the Fourth International Child Neurology Congress.  Baltimore:  Paul Brookes, 1988; 185-190.



9.     Paneth N, Pinto J.  The epidemiology of germinal matrix/intraventricular hemorrhage.  In:  Keily M, ed:  Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology.  Boca Raton, Florida, CRC Press,  1990; 371-399.


10.   Paneth N.  Infant Mortality.  In:  Rogers DE, Ginzberg E:  Improving the Life Chances of Children at Risk.  Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press, 1990; 11-26.


11.   Gordis L, Kleinman J, Klerman LV, Mullan P, Paneth N.  Criteria for evaluation of evidence regarding the effectiveness of prenatal interventions.  In:  Merkatz LR, Thompson JE, Mullan PD, Goldenberg RL, eds.  New Perspectives on Prenatal Care.  N.Y., Elsevier Science. 1990; pp.31-38.



12.   Paneth N.  The role of neonatal intensive care in lowering infant mortality.  In:  Kotch JB, Blakely CH, Brown SS, Wong FY, eds:  A Pound of Prevention:  The Case for Universal Maternity Care in the U.S.  APHA Press, Washington, D.C., 1992; pp. 49-63.



13.   Paneth N.  Combating measles in the highlands.  In:  Luecke R, ed:  A New Dawn of Health in Guatemala.  Waveland Press, Prospect Heights, Il, 1993).



14.   Paneth N.  Epidemiologic principles in assessing the neurodevelopmental effects of fetal exposures to organochlorines.  In:  The Toxicology Forum:  Chlorinated Organic Chemicals. Their effect on Human Health and the Environment pp. 351-369.  Sharpe and Arend, Berlin, 1995.


15.   Paneth N.  Infant mortality in Michigan - implications for public policy.  In:  Knott J. et al, eds:  Policy Choices:  Framing the Debate for Michigan's Future Michigan State University Press, 1995.



16.    Paneth N.  Discussion of clinical assessment - Obstetrics.  In:  Wright LL, Merenstein G, Hirtz D. (Eds.)  Report of the workshop on Acute perinatal asphyxia in term infants.  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, 1996 (NIH publication #96-3823).



17.    Collins M, Paneth N: The contribution of birth asphyxia to later motor disability. In Donn SM, Sinha SK, Chiswick ML, eds. Current Issues in Fetal and Neonatal Asphyxial Brain Injury, Armonk, NY: Futura Publishing.


18.    Paneth N: Brief biographies of: Edwin Chadwick, Carlos Finlay, Girolamo Fracastoro, Wade Hampton Frost, Jacob Henle, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Walter Reed, Thomas Sydenham and Edgar Sydenstricker in Breslow, L, Last J eds.: The Encyclopedia of Public Health New York, MacMillan


19.    Lambert, M.C., Samms-Vaughan, M.E., Schmitt, Kirsch, E, & N. Paneth,Effects of Environmental factors on Psychological Adjustment in Very Low Birthweight and Higher Birthweight Jamaican Adolescents. In N. Singh and A. Singh (Eds.) International Perspectives on Child and Adolescent Mental Health London: Elsevier Science.




1.     Task Force on Fetal Distress:  Predictors of Intrapartum Fetal Distress.  In: Antenatal DiagnosisReport of a Consensus Development conference.  U.S. Dept of HEW.  NIH publication No. 79-1973, April 1979.


2.     Committee on Assessing Alternative Birth Practices:  Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings.  National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1982.


3.     Public Health Service Expert Panel on the Content of Prenatal Care:  Caring for our Future:  The Content of Prenatal Care.  Dept of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., 1989.


4.     Holzman C, Paneth N.  Illicit drug use during pregnancy:  Perinatal Effects.  Background paper for Robins L, Mills J eds:  Drug Use in Pregnancy.  Report to Congress, 1992.


5.       Paneth N.  Section author, in Robins LN, Mills JL, eds.  Effects of in utero exposure to street drugs.  Am Jnl Pub Health, 1993; 83 (Suppl.) 1-32.


6.       NICHD Research Planning workshop: Electronic Fetal heart rate Monitoring: Research guidelines for interpretation Am J Obstet Gyn 1997;177:1385-1390. Also published in J-Obstet-Gynecol-Neonatal-Nurs. 1997;26: 635-40.




1.     Paneth N.  Review of Shanklin R and Hodin J.  Maternal nutrition and child health.  J Comm Health 1979; 5:144-145.


2.     Paneth N.  Review of Wynn M and Wynn A.  Prevention of handicap and the health of women.  J. Comm Health 1980; 6:71-72.


3.     Paneth N, Lansky M, Hiatt IM, Hegyi T.  Congenital malformation clusters in Eastern United States.  Lancet 1980; ii:808-809.


4.     Paneth N, Lee K-S, Gartner LM, Pearlman M, Hein H, Anderson J.  Analysis of neonatal mortality.  J Pediat 1981; 99:503-504.


5.     Paneth N.  Survival of low birthweight infants.  City Health Information 1982; 1:23.


6.     Schimmel MS, Wung J-T, Kairam R, Sanocka U, Paneth N, Abramson SJ, Driscoll JM.  Tension pneumothorax and intraventricular hemorrhage.  Lancet 1983; i:413.


7.     McCarton CM, Driscoll J, James LS, Paneth N, Petrie RH, Richard RR.  Following up the VLBW infant.  Problem-Patient conference.  Contemporary OB/GYN, June 1984, 194-209.


8.     Nelson K, Brann A, Paneth N.  Apgar score revisited.  Pediatric Update 1985; vol 5, no. 10, (American Academy of Pediatrics educational tape)


9.     Paneth N.  The conference scene (SPER 1989).  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1990; 4:259-260.


10.   Paneth N.  The conference scene (SPER 1990).  Paed Perinat Epidemiol 1991; 5:239-241.


11.   Paneth N.  Review of Gordis L, ed.  Epidemiology and health risk assessment.  Paed Perinat Epidemiol 1991; 5:458-459.


12.   Paneth N.  The Conference Scene (SPER 1991) Paed Perinat Epidemiol 1991; 5:463-464.


13.   Paneth N.  Maternal and Child Health in Focus on Michigan's Future:  Trends and Perspectives, MSU extension publication, October 1992.


14.   Paneth N.  Review of Pless IB (Ed.) The epidemiology of childhood disorders.  Epidemiol Monitor 1994; 15:5.


15.   Ackermann-Leibrich U, Alberman E, Moessinger A, Paneth N, Reynolds O, Schneider H, Stanley F and Wigglesworth J.  Perinatal Epidemiology Meeting: The epidemiology of the cerebral palsies. Paed Perinat Epidemiol 1996; 10:355-357.


16.   Paneth N.  Review of Baker .  The machine in the nursery:  Incubator technology and the origins of newborn intensive care.  New England Journal Medicine 1996; 336:230 .


17.   Paneth N.  Letter responding to interview with Gary Taubes.  Epidemiology Monitor 1996; 16:1-4.


18.   Rip M, Paneth N.  The geographic epidemiology of severe preterm birth in infant mortality in Detroit.  Policy Choices:  Creating Michigan’s Future 1996.


19.   Paneth N.  What constitutes research data?  Research Integrity (Michigan State University publication) 1996; 1:2-3.


20.    Rip M, Paneth N.  The racial difference in preterm delivery remains a puzzle.  Michigan State University, IPPSR Perspectives Winter 1997.


21.    Paneth N: ACTOBAT: 1-year follow-up.  (letter) Pediatrics 1997; 100:903


22.    Mullard A, Wirth J, Karmaus W, Paneth N: Testosterone level as a potential selection bias for semen donors in assessing population fertility.  (letter) Epidemiology 1999; 10:467-8.  (follow-up correpondence - Epidemiology 2000; 11:232-4.)


23.    Paneth N: Twins, prenatal care and place of birth.  Invited commentary on Kogan et al: Trends in twin birth outcomes and prenatal care utilization in the US, 1981-1999, JAMA 2000;284;335-341. Yearbook of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine (2001, in press)


24.    Lenski M, Bishai SK, Paneth N: Disability information improves reliability of cerebral palsy classification. Dev Med Child Neurol 2001;43:574-5.


25.    Paneth N: Report on Symposium honoring Zena Stein and Mervyn Susser.  Epidemiology Monitor July,  2001.


26.     Paneth N: Book review of  ISLAND EPIDEMICS  by Andrew Cliff, Peter Haggett and Matthew Smallman-Raynor. Am J Epidemiol 2002; 155: (in press).







1.     Paneth N.  Neuropathology of brain damage in the preterm infant.  Presented at the perinatal Epidemiology Meeting, Berne, Switzerland, March 1996.


2.     Everett MF, Welch K, Schork MA, Paneth N, Leviton A.  Interobserver variability in the interpretation of neonatal cranial ultrasounds.  Presented at the Society for Pediatric Research, Washington, DC, May 1996 (Abstract: Pediatric Research 1996;).


3.     Reuss ML, Whitaker AH, Feldman JF, Van Rossem R, Paneth N, Susser M.  Neonatal hypothyroxinemia in infants < 2000 Gms and neurodevelopment at age 6 years.  Presented at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 1996.  (Abstract: Paed Perinat Epidemiology 1996;10:A50-51).


4.     Clark CJG, Paneth N: Discrepancies between pre- and postnatal assessments of gestational age: are there prognostic implications? .  Presented at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 1996.  (Abstract: Paed Perinat Epidemiology 1996;10:A26).


5.     Pinto-Martin JA, Cnaan A, Zhao H, Paneth N.  Short pregnancy interval as a risk for cerebral palsy in a low birthweight population.  Presented at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 1996.  (Abstract: Paed Perinat Epidemiology 1996;10:A49).


6.     Paneth N.  Early nutritional origins of vascular disease:  A hypothesis still lacking support.  Presented at the 16th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, June 1996; Glasgow, Scotland.  (Abstract:  Jnl of Hypertension, Vol 14, 1996. Supplement S5.)




7.     Murphy K, Reuss ML, Leviton A, Paneth N, Susser M.  Non-receipt of antenatal corticosteroids among <1500 gm infants.  Presented at Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, Anaheim, CA, January 1997.  (Abstract: Am J Obstet Gynec 1997; 176:S49.)


8.     Coronado M, Gravel J, Elfenbein J, Lenski M, Jetton J, Pinto-Martin J, Paneth N.  Are maternal reports reliable measures of hearing loss at age two?  Society for Paediatric Epidemiological Research.  Edmonton, Canada, 1997; (Abstract: Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1997;11:A11).


9.     Bishai S, Saigal S, Rosenbaum P, Broyles, Paneth N.  Level of inter-rater agreement is the diagnosis of disabling and non-disabling cerebral palsy.  Presented at the Society for Pediatric Epidemiological Research, Edmonton, Canada, June 1997.  (Abstract:  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1997; 11: A9).


10.   Paneth N:  Invited lecturer, Debrecen School of Medicine, Debrecen, Hungary, June 1997.


11.   Paneth N:  New developments in the epidemiology of cerebral palsy, Thames Health Authority, London, England, October 1997.


12.   Paneth N:  Keynote speaker, Israeli Neonatal Society, Tel-Aviv, Israel, December 1997.




13.   Paneth N: What’s new in the epidemiology of cerebral palsy? and Transient hypothyroxinemia: A new risk factor for cerebral palsy? Rainbow Childrens Hospital, Cleveland, February 1998


14.   Collins M, Paneth N, Lorenz J: Early base deficit, hypocarbia and risk of brain lesions and cerebral palsy in low birthweight infants. Society for Pediatric Research, New Orleans, LA, May 1998.


15.   Paneth N: Follow-up of low birthweight infants: historical and contemporary perspectives.  The inaugural neonatal symposium honoring Dr. Lawrence M. Gartner for his contributions to pediatrics. University of Chicago Children’s Hospital, June 3, 1998.


16.   Eaglin MA, Paneth N, Harlow S.  Familial history of neurological disorders and premature births in relation to risk of cerebral palsy at age two in low birthweight infants.  Society for Epidemiologic Research and the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Chicago, June 1998. (Abstract:  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1998; A11-12).


17.   Pinto-Martin JA, Feldman JF, Whitaker AH, Paneth NS: Cognitive and motor performance at 2,6 and 9 years in non-disabled low-birthweight children: relation to neonatal cranial ultrasound abnormalities and other early risk factors. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Chicago, June 1998. (Abstract:  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1997; A28).


18.   He JP, Stein AD, Getts D, Humphrey HEB, Paneth N, Courval JM: Changes in sport-caught Great lakes fish consumption and changes in serum levels of DDT, DDE and PBB in Michigan anglers, 1980-91.  To be presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Boston, August, 1998.


19.   He JP, Stein AD, Getts D, Humphrey HEB, Paneth N, Courval JM: Time trends in sport-caught Great lakes fish consumption and serum PCB.  To be presented at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Boston, August, 1998.


20.   Paneth N, Bishai S, Saigal S, Rosenbaum P, den Ouden AL, Jetton J, Lenski M: Frequency of cerbral palsy and its diagnostic reliability in several large cohorts.  International Congress of Paediatrics, Amsterdam, Holland, August 1998


21.   Saigal S, Hoult L, Streiner D, Paneth N, den Ouden AL, Wolke D, Harrison D: School-age outcomes of extremely low birthweight infants from four international population-based cohorts. International Congress of Paediatrics, Amsterdam, Holland, August 1998


22.   Den Ouden AL, Sigmond-de-Bruin E, Verrips E, Hoult L, Saigal S, Wolke DFH, Paneth N: Behavior in very or extremely low birth weight infants: is outcome different in different countries? International Congress of Paediatrics, Amsterdam, Holland, August 1998


23.   Verrips E, den Ouden L, Verloove-Vanhorick P, Paneth N: Health Utilities in a Dutch cohort of VLBW infants. International Congress of Paediatrics, Amsterdam, Holland, August 1998.


24.   Paneth N: The Epidemiology of Cerebral Palsy. Childrens Hospital of Cincinnati, November, 1998


25.   Samms-Vaughan ME, Coronado M, Trotman H, Jackson M, Paneth N: Neuro-developmental outcome of Jamaican low birthweight infants.  7th annual University of West Indies Research Conference, Kingston, Jamaica, November 1998.




26.   Paneth N: The Necessity for Clinical Research.  Cicely Williams Lecture, Jamaican Paediatric Society, Kingston, Jamaica, March 1999.


27.   Lorenz JL, Paneth N: Aggressive v Expectant Care of the Extremely Premature Newborn Society for Pediatric Research, San Francisco, May 1999. (Abstract Ped Research 1999; )


28.   Pinto-Martin JA, Cnaan A, Zhao H, Paneth N: Neonatal brain damage and cognitive outcome at age nine in a low birthweight cohort.  Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, June 1999. (Abstract:  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1999;).


29.   Jetton JR, Paneth N: The relationship between chronic lung disease and parenchymal lesions in the development of disabling cerebral palsy. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, June 1999. (Abstract:  Paed Perinatal Epidemiol 1999;)




30.   National Longitudinal Child Health Study – 1st planning meeting.  Invited commentator on strategy.  Washington, DC. Jan 12, 2000.


31.   Physicians as scientists – the exciting world of clinical research.  Spectrum Medical Research Conference. Tortola, BVI, Feb 3., 2000


32.   The epidemiology of cerebral palsy. Allergan/United Cerebral Palsy meeting on therapeutic options in cerebral palsy.  Phoenix, AZ, Feb 28, 2000


33.   Public health and biomedical research – what is the connection? First Annual Dean’s Invited Lecture, New York Medical College, March 2, 2000.


34.   Thyroid deficiency and brain damage in premature infants.  Division of Neonatology, New York Medical College, March 3, 2000.


35.   Clinical research in the community – the new biomedical frontier. Grand Rapids Research Day, March 18, 2000.


36.   Jetton JR, Lorenz JL, Paneth N:  Chronic lung disease is independently associated with cerebral palsy. Society for Pediatric Research, Boston, May 13. (Abstract: Pediatric Research 2000;47:314A).


37.   Biomedical research and public health. Summer Program in Epidemiology Invited Lecture, University of Michigan School of Public Health, June 12, 2000.


38.    Centers for Disease Control Child Health Study planning meeting.  Invited commentator on review of longitudinal studies in children.  Washington, DC September 19, 2000.


39.   The consequences of birth asphyxia.  Annual Neonatology Update. University of Michigan division of neonatology, November 10, 2000.


40.   National Longitudinal Child Health Study – 2nd planning meeting.  Invited lecture on design and methods for the longitudinal study.   Washington, DC. December 12, 2000.




41.   Folate, sleep position and other cheap thrills: the triumph of low technology in child health. Society for Pediatric Research invited plenary speaker, June 2001.  Also presented at the Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONT, Canada, June 2001





42.   Understanding mode of transmission of diseases is the essential goal of epidemiology. Columbia University Colloquium in Epidemiology – March 2002


43.   Canadian National Longitudinal Child Health Study planning meeting.  Invited lecture on design and methods, Ottawa, May, 2002.  


44.   Invited lecture.  Middlesborough symposium on birth asphyxia.  Middlesborough, England, June 2002.




        Graduate Students in Public Health, Columbia University


        Introductory Epidemiology (lecturer and seminar leader) 1978-1982

        Perinatal Epidemiology, 1981-1988

        Doctoral Supervision, 1982-1990


        Graduate Students in Epidemiology, Michigan State University


        Introductory Epidemiology, 1994-

        Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology, 1995-



        Graduate Summer Session in Epidemiology, University of Michigan


        Concepts in Reproductive Epidemiology, 1995, 1996



        Medical Students


        Epidemiology Elective Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1977


        Epidemiology Course, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

        Seminar Leader, 1977-1988; Course Director, 1983-1988


        Epidemiology Section, Pathology Course, University of Pennsylvania

        School of Medicine, Seminar Leader, 1984-1987


Clinical Epidemiology/Analytic Medicine, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Course Co-Director, 1991- 1993; seminar leader, 1991 - present


        House-officers and medical students in pediatrics


Emergency room and outpatient clinic supervisor, Babies Hospital, 1978-1988 (half-day to day per week); Michigan State University Clinical Center, 1990-1.


        Ward attending, Bronx Municipal Hospital 1977-1978; Babies Hospital and Harlem Hospital,

        1979-1988 (two months per year).  Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, 1992-1993.


        Physicians and other Health Personnel


Designing Clinical Research, MSU Lifelong Education, (Grand Rapids, Spring 1991; Lansing, Winter 1992).


* N Paneth is member of the executive and writing committees of the Developmental Epidemiology Network

* N Paneth is member of the executive and writing committees of the Developmental Epidemiology Network