Peer-reviewed journal articles (First author indicates lead author; *indicates my senior authorship with a student as first author)

Margerison C, Li Y, Luo Z. 2019. Economic conditions during pregnancy and preterm birth: a maternal fixed-effects analysis. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 33(2):154-161.


Margerison C, Goldman-Mellor S. 2019. Association between rural/urban residence and nonfatal suicidal behavior among California adults. Journal of Rural Health. 35(2):262-269.


Fleischer NL, Abshire C, Margerison C, Nitcheva D, Smith MG. 2019. The South Carolina Multigenerational Linked Birth Dataset: Developing Social Mobility Measures across Generations to Understand Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Adverse Birth Outcomes in the US South. Maternal and Child 


*Wisnieski L, Kerver J, Holzman C, Margerison-Zilko C. 2018. Breastfeeding and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Journal of Human Lactation. 34(3):515-525.


Sheehan C, Powers D, Margerison-Zilko C, McDevitt T, Cubbin C. 2018. Historical Neighborhood Poverty Trajectories and Child Sleep. Sleep Health. 4(02):127-134.


Zhou G, Holzman C, Luo Z, Margerison C. 2018. Maternal serum uric acid levels and blood pressure during pregnancy: a community-based cohort study. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 222:64-69


*Li Y, Margerison-Zilko C, Strutz KL, Holzman C. 2018. Life course adversity and miscarriage in a pregnancy cohort. Women’s Health Issues. S1049-3867(17)30257-8.


Tian Y, Holzman C, Slaughter-Acey J, Margerison-Zilko C, Luo Z, Todem D. 2018. Maternal socioeconomic mobility and preterm delivery: a latent class analysis. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 22(11):1647-1658.


*Li Y, Luo Z, Liu H, Holzman C, Margerison CE. 2018. Paternal race/ethnicity and risk of adverse birth outcomes in the United States, 1989-2013. AIMS Public Health. 5(3): 312-323.


Margerison C, Holzman C, Catov J. 2019. Pregnancy as a window to racial disparities in hypertension. Journal of Women’s Health. 28(2):152-161.


Zhou G, Holzman C, Luo Z, Margerison C. 2018. Maternal serum uric acid levels in pregnancy and fetal growth. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. Epub ahead of print.

Margerison-Zilko C, Strutz KL, Li Y, Holzman C. 2017. Stressors across the life-course and preterm delivery: a prospective cohort study. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 21(3):648-658.

Walsemann KM, Child S, Heck K, Margerison-Zilko C, Braveman P, Marchi K, Cubbin C. 2017. Neighborhood Poverty Histories and Psychosocial Well-Being: The Geographic Research on Wellbeing (GROW) Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 71(6):558-564.

Kane JB and Margerison-Zilko C. 2017. Theoretical insights into two key sources of stress in the preconception social environment that contribute to poor perinatal health. Population Health and Policy Review. 36(5):639-669.

Kramer MR, Schneider EB, Kane JB, Margerison-Zilko C, Jones-Smith J, King K, Davis-Kean P, Grzywacz J. 2017. Getting under the skin: children’s health disparities as embodiment of social class. Population Health and Policy Review. 36(5):671-697.

Margerison-Zilko C, Perez-Patron M, Cubbin C. 2017. Residential segregation, political power, and preterm birth in the U.S. 2008-2010. Health and Place. 46:13-20.

Sheehan C, Cantu P, Powers D, Margerison-Zilko C, Cubbin C. 2017. Long-term neighborhood poverty trajectories and obesity. Health and Place. 46:49-57.

Margerison-Zilko C, Li Y, Luo Zhehui. 2017. Economic conditions during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes among singleton live births in the U.S., 1990-2013. American Journal of Epidemiology. 186(10):11391-1139

Margerison-Zilko C, Talge N, Holzman C. 2017. Preterm Delivery Trends by Race/Ethnicity in the United States, 2006-2012. Annals of Epidemiology. 27(11):689-694.

Catalano R., Goodman J., Margerison-Zilko C., Falconi A., Gemmill A., Karasek D., Anderson E.. 2016. Timing of birth: Parsimony favors strategic over dysregulated parturition. American Journal of Human Biology. 28(1):31-5

Margerison-Zilko C, Cubbin C, Jun J, Marchi K, Braveman P. 2016. Post-partum residential mobility among a statewide representative sample of California women, 2003 – 2007. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 20(1):139-48.

Margerison-Zilko C, Goldman-Mellor S, Falconi A, Downing J. 2016. Health impacts of the Great Recession: A critical review. Current Epidemiology Reports. 3(1):81-91. Invited review.

Catov JM and Margerison-Zilko C. 2016. Pregnancy as a window to future health: short term costs and consequences. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 215(4):406-7. Invited editorial.

Ahern J, Colson KE, Margerison-Zilko C, Hubbard A, Galea S. 2016. Estimating population health impacts of potential community interventions: an illustration with alcohol outlet density and binge drinking. American Journal of Public Health. 106(11):1938-1943.

Goldman-Mellor S., Margerison-Zilko C, Allen K, Cerdá M. 2016. Perceived and objectively-measured neighborhood violence and adolescent psychological distress. Journal of Urban Health. 93(5):758-769.

Margerison-Zilko CE, Goodman JA, Anderson E, Catalano RA. 2015. Postterm birth as a response to environmental stress: the case of September 11, 2001. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. Jan 16;2015(1):12-20.

Margerison-Zilko CE, Cubbin C, Jun J, Marchi K, Fingar K, Braveman P. 2015. Beyond the Cross-Sectional: Neighborhood Poverty Histories and Preterm Birth. American Journal of Public Health. 105(6):1174-80.

Margerison-Zilko CE.  2014. Maternal exposure to economic contraction during pregnancy and smoking, alcohol use, and gestational weight gain in a national sample of U.S. women. Annals of Epidemiology. 24(6):432-40.

Margerison-Zilko CE. 2014. The contribution of maternal birth cohort to term small-for-gestational-age in the U.S. 1989-2010: an age, period, and cohort analysis. Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 28(4):312-21.

Ahern J, Margerison-Zilko CE, Hubbard A, Galea S.  2013. Alcohol outlets and binge drinking in urban neighborhoods: the implications of non-linearity for intervention and policy. American Journal of Public Health. 103(4):e81-7.

Margerison-Zilko CE., Cubbin C. 2013. Dynamic poverty experiences and development of overweight in a national sample of US children ages 4 to 14. Obesity. 21(7):1438-45. 

Catalano RA, Goodman J, Margerison-Zilko CE, Saxton KB, Anderson E, Epstein M.  2012.  Selection Against Small Males In Utero: a Test of the Wells Hypothesis. Human Reproduction. 27(4):1202-8.

Catalano RA, Saxton K, Bruckner T, Pearl M, Anderson E, Goldman-Mellor S, Margerison-Zilko C, Subbaraman M, Currier R, Kharrazi M.  2012. Hormonal Evidence Supports the Theory of Selection in Utero. American Journal of Human Biology. 24(4):526-32.

Margerison Zilko CE, Shrimali BP, Eskenazi B, Lahiff M, Lindquist AR, Abrams BF. 2012.  Trimester of maternal gestational weight gain and offspring body weight at birth and age five.  Maternal and Child Health Journal. 16:1215–1223.

Catalano RA, Margerison-Zilko CE, Goldman-Mellor S, Pearl M, Anderson E, Saxton K, Bruckner T, Subbaraman M, Goodman J, Epstein M, Currier R, Kharrazi M.  2012. Natural Selection in Utero Induced by Mass Layoffs: The hCG Evidence. Evolutionary Applications. 5(8):796-805.

Cubbin C, Jun J, Margerison-Zilko CE, Sherman J, McCray T, Parmenter B.  2012. Social inequalities in neighborhood conditions:  Spatial relationships between sociodemographic and food environments in Alameda County, California. Journal of Maps. 8(4):348-348.

Margerison-Zilko CE., Cubbin C. 2012. Socioeconomic disparities in tobacco-related health outcomes across race/ethnic groups in the United States: National Health Interview Survey 2010. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 6:1161-5.


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