University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 118, Issue 3

October 2019

Smoking in Pregnancy

In this issue of WMJ, authors explore a variety of topics related to maternal and child health, including trends and risk factors of secondhand smoke exposure in pregnant women, plus a program that aims to help them quit smoking.

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Advocating for Our Youngest Victims: Wisconsin’s Approach to Testing Drug-Endangered Children
Hillary W. Petska, MD, MPH; Ann E. Budzak-Garza, MD; Arne H. Graff, MD; Judy Guinn, MD; Kristin C. Iniguez, DO; Barbara L. Knox, MD; Carolyn R. Nash, MD; Rita Ventura, DNP; Lynn K. Sheets, MD

In This Issue
Smoking in Pregnancy
Sarina Schrager, MD, MS, WMJ Associate Editor


Travel During Pregnancy: A Study of Postpartum Women in Madison, Wisconsin
Lauren Melidosian, BS; Elizabeth Evans, BS; Katharina Stewart, MD; Kathleen M. Antony, MD, MSCI


Helping Low Income Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Improving the First Breath Program
Kristine Alaniz, MPH; Bruce Christiansen, PhD; Emily Tingting Sullivan, BS; Lisette Khalil, MS, JD; Michael C. Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA


Progesterone Supplementation for the Prevention of Preterm Birth: Provider Practice in Wisconsin
Kara Hoppe, DO, MS; Renee D. Kramer, MPH; Barbara Ha, MPH; Angela Rohan, PhD; Chelsea Aeschbach, MPH; Deborah B. Ehrenthal, MD, MPH

Trends and Risk Factors of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Nonsmoker Pregnant Women in Wisconsin, 2011-2016
Shivani Garg, MD, MS; Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS


Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome Treated Successfully With Anakinra in a 21-Year-Old Woman
Cecilia Westbrook, MD, PhD; Thanujaa Subramaniam, MD; Ryan M. Seagren, PharmD; Erick Tarula, MD; Dominic Co, MD; Meghan Furstenberg-Knauff, APNP; Adam Wallace, MD; David Hsu, MD, PhD; Eric Payne, MD

Triple Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, Celiac Disease, and Eosinophilic Esophagitis in a Child With Siderius-Hamel Syndrome
Rajni Ahlawat, MD; Nirzar S. Parikh, MD; Ajay Jhaveri, MBBS, DNB


Dean’s Corner
The Value to Academic Medicine of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Dean’s Corner
Immunosuppression-Free Kidney Transplantation: Advancing New Treatments by Building on Our Past Foundations
Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD; Peiman Hematti, MD; Robert N. Golden, MD

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