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Matthew W. Gillman, MD


  • Emmons KM, Puleo E, Greaney ML, Gillman MW, Bennett GG, Haines J, Sprunck-Harrild K, Viswanath K.A randomized comparative effectiveness study of Healthy Directions 2--a multiple risk behavior intervention for primary care.Prev Med. 2014 Jul:96-102.
  • Taveras EM, Gillman MW, Peña MM, Redline S, Rifas-Shiman SL.Chronic sleep curtailment and adiposity.Pediatrics. 2014 Jun;133(6):1013-22.
  • Cespedes EM, Horan CM, Gillman MW, Gortmaker SL, Price S, Rifas-Shiman SL, Mitchell K, Taveras EM.Participant characteristics and intervention processes associated with reductions in television viewing in the High Five for Kids study.Prev Med. 2014 May;62:64-70.
  • Martínez-Andrade GO, Cespedes EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Romero-Quechol G, González-Unzaga MA, Benítez-Trejo MA, Flores-Huerta S, Horan C, Haines J, Taveras EM, Pérez-Cuevas R, Gillman MW.Feasibility and impact of Creciendo Sanos, a clinic-based pilot intervention to prevent obesity among preschool children in Mexico City.BMC Pediatr. 2014;14:77.
  • Wright DR, Taveras EM, Gillman MW, Horan CM, Hohman KH, Gortmaker SL, Prosser LA.The cost of a primary care-based childhood obesity prevention intervention.BMC Health Serv Res. 2014;14:44.
  • Taveras EM, Marshall R, Horan CM, Gillman MW, Hacker K, Kleinman KP, Koziol R, Price S, Rifas-Shiman SL, Simon SR.Improving children's obesity-related health care quality: process outcomes of a cluster-randomized controlled trial.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jan;22(1):27-31.
  • Gillman MW, Ludwig DS.How early should obesity prevention start?.N Engl J Med. 2013 Dec 5;369(23):2173-5.
  • Benjamin Neelon SE, Taveras EM, Ostbye T, Gillman MW.Preventing Obesity in Infants and Toddlers in Child Care: Results from a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.Matern Child Health J. 2013 Sep 25.
  • Taveras EM, Gillman MW, Kleinman KP, Rich-Edwards JW, Rifas-Shiman SL.Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in childhood obesity: the role of early life risk factors.JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 1;167(8):731-8.
  • Sonneville KR, Rifas-Shiman SL, Haines J, Gortmaker S, Mitchell KF, Gillman MW, Taveras EM.Associations of parental control of feeding with eating in the absence of hunger and food sneaking, hiding, and hoarding.Child Obes. 2013 Aug;9(4):346-9.
  • Boeke CE, Oken E, Kleinman KP, Rifas-Shiman SL, Taveras EM, Gillman MW.Correlations among adiposity measures in school-aged children.BMC Pediatr. 2013;13:99.
  • Greaney ML, Puleo E, Sprunck-Harrild K, Bennett GG, Cunningham MA, Gillman MW, Coeling M, Emmons KM.Electronic reminders for cancer prevention: factors associated with preference for automated voice reminders or text messages.Prev Med. 2012 Aug;55(2):151-4.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Kleinman K, Oken E, Rich-Edwards JW, Taveras EM.Developmental Origins of Childhood Overweight: Potential Public Health Impact.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jul;16(7):1651-6.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Gunderson EP, Gillman MW.Short sleep duration in infancy and risk of childhood overweight.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Apr;162(4):305-11.
  • Kahn JA, Huang B, Gillman MW, Field AE, Austin SB, Colditz GA, Frazier AL.Patterns and determinants of physical activity in U.S. adolescents.J Adolesc Health. 2008 Apr;42(4):369-77.
  • Kramer MS, Matush L, Vanilovich I, Platt RW, Bogdanovich N, Sevkovskaya Z, Dzikovich I, Shishko G, Collet JP, Martin RM, Davey Smith G, Gillman MW, Chalmers B, Hodnett E, Shapiro S.Effects of prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding on child height, weight, adiposity, and blood pressure at age 6.5 y: evidence from a large randomized trial.Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Dec;86(6):1717-21.
  • Gillman MW, Mantzoros CS.Breast-feeding, adipokines, and childhood obesity.Epidemiology. 2007 Nov;18(6):730-2.
  • Gillman MW, Kleinman K.Invited Commentary: Antecedents of Obesity--Analysis, Interpretation, and Use of Longitudinal Data.Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Jul 1;166(1):14-6; author reply 17-8.
  • Gillman MW, Barker D, Bier D, Cagampang F, Challis J, Fall C, Godfrey K, Gluckman P, Hanson M, Kuh D, Nathanielsz P, Nestel P, Thornburg KL.Meeting report on the 3rd International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD).Pediatr Res. 2007 May;61(5 Pt 1):625-9.
  • Taveras EM, Field AE, Berkey CS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Frazier AL, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Longitudinal relationship between television viewing and leisure-time physical activity during adolescence.Pediatrics. 2007 Feb;119(2):e314-9.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Scanlon KS, Grummer-Strawn LM, Sherry B, Gillman MW.To what extent is the protective effect of breastfeeding on future overweight explained by decreased maternal feeding restriction?.Pediatrics. 2006 Dec;118(6):2341-8.
  • Taveras EM, Sandora TJ, Shih MC, Ross-Degnan D, Goldmann DA, Gillman MW.The association of television and video viewing with fast food intake by preschool-age children.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Nov;14(11):2034-41.
  • Mayer-Davis EJ, Rifas-Shiman SL, Zhou L, Hu FB, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Breast-feeding and risk for childhood obesity: does maternal diabetes or obesity status matter?.Diabetes Care. 2006 Oct;29(10):2231-7.
  • Kim J, Peterson KE, Scanlon KS, Fitzmaurice GM, Must A, Oken E, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW.Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Jul;14(7):1107-12.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Berkey CS, Frazier AL, Rockett HR, Camargo CA, Field AE, Colditz GA.Breast-feeding and overweight in adolescence.Epidemiology. 2006 Jan;17(1):112-4.
  • Pitiphat W, Gillman MW, Joshipura KJ, Williams PL, Douglass CW, Rich-Edwards JW.Plasma C-Reactive Protein in Early Pregnancy and Preterm Delivery.Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Dec 1;162(11):1108-13.
  • Gillman MW.Developmental origins of health and disease.N Engl J Med. 2005 Oct 27;353(17):1848-50.
  • Oken E, Wright RO, Kleinman KP, Bellinger D, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Hu H, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW.Maternal fish consumption, hair mercury, and infant cognition in a U.S. Cohort.Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Oct;113(10):1376-80.
  • Taveras EM, Berkey CS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Ludwig DS, Rockett HR, Field AE, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Association of consumption of fried food away from home with body mass index and diet quality in older children and adolescents.Pediatrics. 2005 Oct;116(4):e518-24.
  • Schaub B, Tantisira KG, Gibbons FK, He H, Litonjua AA, Gillman MW, Weiss S, Perkins DL, Gold DR, Finn PW.Fetal cord blood: aspects of heightened immune responses.J Clin Immunol. 2005 Jul;25(4):329-37.
  • Kim J, Must A, Fitzmaurice GM, Gillman MW, Chomitz V, Kramer E, McGowan R, Peterson KE.Relationship of physical fitness to prevalence and incidence of overweight among schoolchildren.Obes Res. 2005 Jul;13(7):1246-54.
  • Kim J, Must A, Fitzmaurice GM, Gillman MW, Chomitz V, Kramer E, McGowan R, Peterson KE.Incidence and remission rates of overweight among children aged 5 to 13 years in a district-wide school surveillance system.Am J Public Health. 2005 Sep;95(9):1588-94.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Berkey CS, Rockett HR, Field AE, Frazier AL, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Family dinner and adolescent overweight.Obes Res. 2005 May;13(5):900-6.
  • Rich-Edwards JW, Kleinman KP, Strong EF, Oken E, Gillman MW.Preterm delivery in Boston before and after September 11th, 2001.Epidemiology. 2005 May;16(3):323-7.
  • Field AE, Cook NR, Gillman MW.Weight status in childhood as a predictor of becoming overweight or hypertensive in early adulthood.Obes Res. 2005 Jan;13(1):163-9.
  • Celi AC, Rich-Edwards JW, Richardson MK, Kleinman KP, Gillman MW.Immigration, race/ethnicity, and social and economic factors as predictors of breastfeeding initiation.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Mar;159(3):255-60.
  • Huh SY, Rifas-Shiman SL, Kleinman KP, Rich-Edwards JW, Lipshultz SE, Gillman MW.Maternal protein intake is not associated with infant blood pressure.Int J Epidemiol. 2005 Apr;34(2):378-84.
  • Fawzi WW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Willett WC, Gillman MW.Calibration of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire in early pregnancy.Ann Epidemiol. 2004 Nov;14(10):754-62.
  • Taveras EM, Scanlon KS, Birch L, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW.Association of breastfeeding with maternal control of infant feeding at age 1 year.Pediatrics. 2004 Nov;114(5):e577-83.
  • Oken E, Kleinman KP, Olsen SF, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW.Associations of seafood and elongated n-3 fatty acid intake with fetal growth and length of gestation: results from a US pregnancy cohort.Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Oct 15;160(8):774-83.
  • Schaub B, Bellou A, Gibbons FK, Velasco G, Campo M, He H, Liang Y, Gillman MW, Gold D, Weiss ST, Perkins DL, Finn PW.TLR2 and TLR4 stimulation differentially induce cytokine secretion in human neonatal, adult, and murine mononuclear cells.J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2004 Sep;24(9):543-52.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Kleinman KP, Rich-Edwards JW, Lipshultz SE.Maternal calcium intake and offspring blood pressure.Circulation. 2004 Oct 5;110(14):1990-5.
  • Field AE, Austin SB, Gillman MW, Rosner B, Rockett HR, Colditz GA.Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents.Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Oct;28(10):1210-6.
  • Jepsen P, Johnsen SP, Gillman MW, Srensen HT.Interpretation of observational studies.Heart. 2004 Aug;90(8):956-60.
  • Demerath EW, Cameron N, Gillman MW, Towne B, Siervogel RM.Telomeres and telomerase in the fetal origins of cardiovascular disease: a review.Hum Biol. 2004 Feb;76(1):127-46.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Field AE, Frazier AL, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.The influence of wanting to look like media figures on adolescent physical activity.J Adolesc Health. 2004 Jul;35(1):41-50.
  • Schroeter CH, Schaub B, Gold DR, Contreras PJ, Manrique O, Gillman MW, Weiss S, Palmer LJ, Perkins D, Finn PW.Nuclear factor kappa B activation in human cord blood mononuclear cells.Pediatr Res. 2004 Aug;56(2):212-8.
  • Berkey CS, Rockett HR, Field AE, Gillman MW, Colditz GA.Sugar-added beverages and adolescent weight change.Obes Res. 2004 May;12(5):778-88.
  • Mone SM, Gillman MW, Miller TL, Herman EH, Lipshultz SE.Effects of environmental exposures on the cardiovascular system: prenatal period through adolescence.Pediatrics. 2004 Apr;113(4 Suppl):1058-69.
  • Moore MM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Kleinman KP, Camargo CA, Gold DR, Weiss ST, Gillman MW.Perinatal predictors of atopic dermatitis occurring in the first six months of life.Pediatrics. 2004 Mar;113(3 Pt 1):468-74.
  • Gillman MW, Rich-Edwards JW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Lieberman ES, Kleinman KP, Lipshultz SE.Maternal age and other predictors of newborn blood pressure.J Pediatr. 2004 Feb;144(2):240-5.
  • Field AE, Austin SB, Taylor CB, Malspeis S, Rosner B, Rockett HR, Gillman MW, Colditz GA.Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents.Pediatrics. 2003 Oct;112(4):900-6.
  • Berkey CS, Rockett HR, Gillman MW, Field AE, Colditz GA.Longitudinal study of skipping breakfast and weight change in adolescents.Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2003 Oct;27(10):1258-66.
  • Oken E, Kleinman KP, Berland WE, Simon SR, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW.Decline in fish consumption among pregnant women after a national mercury advisory.Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Aug;102(2):346-51.
  • Oken E, Kleinman KP, Rich-Edwards J, Gillman MW.A nearly continuous measure of birth weight for gestational age using a United States national reference.BMC Pediatr. 2003 Jul 8;3(1):6.
  • Field AE, Gillman MW, Rosner B, Rockett HR, Colditz GA.Association between fruit and vegetable intake and change in body mass index among a large sample of children and adolescents in the United States.Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2003 Jul;27(7):821-6.
  • Oken E, Gillman MW.Fetal origins of obesity.Obes Res. 2003 Apr;11(4):496-506.
  • Rich-Edwards JW, Kleinman KP, Gillman MW.Re: "Birth size, growth, and blood pressure between the ages of 7 and 26 years: failure to support the fetal origins hypothesis".Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Apr 1;157(7):665-6; author reply 666.
  • Berkey CS, Rockett HR, Gillman MW, Colditz GA.One-year changes in activity and in inactivity among 10- to 15-year-old boys and girls: relationship to change in body mass index.Pediatrics. 2003 Apr;111(4 Pt 1):836-43.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman S, Berkey CS, Field AE, Colditz GA.Maternal gestational diabetes, birth weight, and adolescent obesity.Pediatrics. 2003 Mar;111(3):e221-6.
  • Gillman MW.Breast-feeding and obesity.J Pediatr. 2002 Dec;141(6):749-50.
  • Pinto BM, Friedman R, Marcus BH, Kelley H, Tennstedt S, Gillman MW.Effects of a computer-based, telephone-counseling system on physical activity.Am J Prev Med. 2002 Aug;23(2):113-20.
  • Field AE, Austin SB, Frazier AL, Gillman MW, Camargo CA, Colditz GA.Smoking, getting drunk, and engaging in bulimic behaviors: in which order are the behaviors adopted?.J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2002 Jul;41(7):846-53.
  • Gillman MW.Epidemiological challenges in studying the fetal origins of adult chronic disease.Int J Epidemiol. 2002 Apr;31(2):294-9.
  • Rich-Edwards J, Krieger N, Majzoub J, Zierler S, Lieberman E, Gillman M.Maternal experiences of racism and violence as predictors of preterm birth: rationale and study design.Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2001 Jul;15 Suppl 2:124-35.
  • Delichatsios HK, Hunt MK, Lobb R, Emmons K, Gillman MW.EatSmart: efficacy of a multifaceted preventive nutrition intervention in clinical practice.Prev Med. 2001 Aug;33(2 Pt 1):91-8.
  • Hunt MK, Lobb R, Delichatsios HK, Stone C, Emmons K, Gillman MW.Process evaluation of a clinical preventive nutrition intervention.Prev Med. 2001 Aug;33(2 Pt 1):82-90.
  • Majumdar SR, Inui TS, Gurwitz JH, Gillman MW, McLaughlin TJ, Soumerai SB.Influence of physician specialty on adoption and relinquishment of calcium channel blockers and other treatments for myocardial infarction.J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Jun;16(6):351-9.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Camargo CA, Berkey CS, Frazier AL, Rockett HR, Field AE, Colditz GA.Risk of overweight among adolescents who were breastfed as infants.JAMA. 2001 May 16;285(19):2461-7.
  • Delichatsios HK, Friedman RH, Glanz K, Tennstedt S, Smigelski C, Pinto BM, Kelley H, Gillman MW.Randomized trial of a "talking computer" to improve adults' eating habits.Am J Health Promot. 2001 Mar-Apr;15(4):215-24.
  • Rifas-Shiman SL, Gillman MW, Field AE, Frazier AL, Berkey CS, Tomeo CA, Colditz GA.Comparing physical activity questionnaires for youth: seasonal vs annual format.Am J Prev Med. 2001 May;20(4):282-5.
  • Rifas-Shiman SL, Willett WC, Lobb R, Kotch J, Dart C, Gillman MW.PrimeScreen, a brief dietary screening tool: reproducibility and comparability with both a longer food frequency questionnaire and biomarkers.Public Health Nutr. 2001 Apr;4(2):249-54.
  • Gillman MW, Pinto BM, Tennstedt S, Glanz K, Marcus B, Friedman RH.Relationships of physical activity with dietary behaviors among adults.Prev Med. 2001 Mar;32(3):295-301.
  • Olsen J, Srensen HT, Steffensen FH, Sabroe S, Gillman MW, Fischer P, Rothman KJ.The association of indicators of fetal growth with visual acuity and hearing among conscripts.Epidemiology. 2001 Mar;12(2):235-8.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Frazier AL, Rockett HR, Camargo CA, Field AE, Berkey CS, Colditz GA.Family dinner and diet quality among older children and adolescents.Arch Fam Med. 2000 Mar;9(3):235-40.
  • Gillman MW, Ross-Degnan D, McLaughlin TJ, Gao X, Spiegelman D, Hertzmark E, Goldman L, Soumerai SB.Effects of long-acting versus short-acting calcium channel blockers among older survivors of acute myocardial infarction.J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999 May;47(5):512-7.
  • Srensen HT, Sabroe S, Rothman KJ, Gillman M, Steffensen FH, Fischer P, Srensen TI.Birth weight and length as predictors for adult height.Am J Epidemiol. 1999 Apr 15;149(8):726-9.
  • Srensen HT, Sabroe S, Olsen J, Rothman KJ, Gillman MW, Fisher P.[Birth weight as a predictor of young men's intelligence. A historical cohort study].Ugeskr Laeger. 1999 Feb 8;161(6):791-3.
  • Gillman MW, Cupples LA, Millen BE, Ellison RC, Wolf PA.Inverse association of dietary fat with development of ischemic stroke in men.JAMA. 1997 Dec 24-31;278(24):2145-50.
  • Srensen HT, Sabroe S, Olsen J, Rothman KJ, Gillman MW, Fischer P.Birth weight and cognitive function in young adult life: historical cohort study.BMJ. 1997 Aug 16;315(7105):401-3.
  • Cook NR, Gillman MW, Rosner BA, Taylor JO, Hennekens CH.Prediction of young adult blood pressure from childhood blood pressure, height, and weight.J Clin Epidemiol. 1997 May;50(5):571-9.
  • Gillman MW, Cupples LA, Gagnon D, Millen BE, Ellison RC, Castelli WP.Margarine intake and subsequent coronary heart disease in men.Epidemiology. 1997 Mar;8(2):144-9.
  • Gillman MW.Enjoy your fruits and vegetables.BMJ. 1996 Sep 28;313(7060):765-6.
  • Gillman MW, Cook NR.Blood pressure measurement in childhood epidemiological studies.Circulation. 1995 Aug 15;92(4):1049-57.
  • Gillman MW, Hood MY, Moore LL, Singer MR.Feasibility and acceptance of food records among inner-city fifth-grade students.J Am Diet Assoc. 1994 Nov;94(11):1311-3.
  • Gillman MW, Cook NR, Rosner B, Evans DA, Keough ME, Taylor JO, Hennekens CH.Identifying children at high risk for the development of essential hypertension.J Pediatr. 1993 Jun;122(6):837-46.