Center for Global Health

James Ebert, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., Oscar Boonshoft Chair and Director

Sara Paton

Sara Paton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health
Epidemiologist, Center for Global Health

Center for Global Health
3123 Research Blvd., #200
Kettering, OH 45420

(937) 258-5553
Sara.Paton@wright.edu


Education

Post-Doc Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wright State University, 2001-4

Ph.D., Animal Science/Nutrition, University of Kentucky, 2001

M.S., Animal Science/Nutrition, Angelo State University, 1996

B.S., Biomedical Science and Animal Science at Texas A&M University, 1993

Courses

Epidemiology

Maternal and Child Health

Research Interests

Maternal and Child Health issues—Low Birth Weight, Infant Mortality

Chronic Diseases—Childhood obesity, Cancer

Emergency Preparedness—Special Needs Populations

Epidemiology

Food Safety and Agriculture

Active Projects

  1. Community Transformation Grant, CDC
  2. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Screening and Brief Intervention Project—Evaluator
  3. City Match Preventing Substance Abuse Pregnancies Collaborative
  4. Ohio Infant Mortality Collaborative
  5. Food and Agriculture Protection Training Consortium

Affiliations

American Public Health Education

Ohio Public Health Association

National Association of County and City Health Officials

Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

National Center for Medical Readiness

Publications

Mauck, B.S., S.J. Paton, J.B. Lucot, R.D. Grubbs. 2010. Cholinesterase inhibitors and stress: Effects on brain muscarinic receptor density in mice. Neurotoxicology, 31(5): 461-467.

Paton, S.J., and C. Croom. 2010. An overview of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders for physicians. Primary Care Reports, 16(1): 1-8.

Cote, B.L., D. Bejarno, V. Koob, M. McLean, and S.J. Paton. 2009. Socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant abortion-minded clients versus pregnant non-abortion-minded clients at a pregnancy crisis center. Persona y BioĊ½tica, 13(33): 137-51.

Eisenhauer, E., D.E. Uddin, P. Albers, S. Paton, R.L. Stoughton. 2009 Nov 12. Establishment of a low birth weight registry and initial outcomes. Maternal Child Health Journal [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19908132.

Mauck, B.S., S.J. Paton, J.B. Lucot, R.D. Grubbs. 2008. Subcutaneous exposure to carbamate acetylcholinesterase inhibitors does not induce apoptosis in mouse brain. Journal of Medical Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense, 6.

Dubovicky, M., J.R. Wells, M. Key, M. Morris, S.J. Paton, J.B. Lucot. 2007. Diurnal behavioral and endocrine effects of chronic stress in mice. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 28(6): 846-853.

Dubovicky M., S. Paton, M. Morris, M. Mach, J.B. Lucot. 2007. Effects of combined exposure to pyridostigmine bromide and shaker stress on acoustic startle response, pre-pulse inhibition and open field behavior in mice. Journal of Applied Toxicology, 27: 276-283.

Mach, M., R.D. Grubbs, W.R. Price, S.J. Paton and J. B. Lucot. 2004. Behavioral changes after acetylcholinesterase inhibition with physostigmine in mice. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 79: 533-40.

Richards, C.J., K.C. Swanson, S.J. Paton, D.L. Harmon, G.B. Huntington. 2003. Pancreatic exocrine secretion in steers infused post-ruminally with casein and cornstarch. Journal of Animal Science, 81: 1051-1056.

Swanson, K.C., D.L. Harmon, K.A. Jacques, B.T. Larson, C.J. Richards, D.W. Bohnert, and S.J. Paton. 2000. Efficacy of chromium yeast supplementation for growing beef steers. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 86: 95.

Bohnert, D.W., B.T. Larson, S.J. Lewis, C.J. Richards, K.C. Swanson, D.L. Harmon, and G.E. Mitchell, Jr. 1999. Net nutrient flux in visceral tissues of lambs fed diets differing in supplemental nitrogen source. Journal of Animal Science, 77: 2545.

Presentations

Neeley, S., S.E. Ellison, and S.J. Paton. 2011. The Influence of school eating environment on children’s eating behaviors: an examination of the SNDA-III. Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference, New Orleans.

Kohake, K, S.J. Paton, and R. Heis. 2011. The relationship of maternal age, trimester of entry into prenatal care, maternal postpartum depression, and race with birthweight of infants born in Cincinnati, Ohio. City Match Conference, San Francisco.

Neeley, S., S.E. Ellison, and S.J. Paton. 2011. The Influence of school eating environment on children’s eating behaviors: an examination of the SNDA-III. City Match Conference, San Francisco.

Kohake, K, S.J. Paton, and R. Heis. 2011. The relationship of maternal age, trimester of entry into prenatal care, maternal postpartum depression, and race with birthweight of infants born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ohio Public Health Combined Conference.

Adkins, S., and S.J. Paton. 2010. Suicide and relative risk for nonmetropolitan U.S. residents. Ohio Public Health Combined Conference.

Jasin, L., S.J. Paton, and M.A. Swank. 2009. A prematurity education program for home health care providers. City Match Conference, Louisiana.

Arestides, C., D.E. Uddin, and S.J. Paton. 2009. Infant feeding choices and maternal infant interactions of low income, nurse home visited women. City Match Conference, Louisiana.

Eisenhauer, E., D. Uddin, P. Albers, S.J. Paton, and R. Stoughton. 2008. Establishment of a low birth weight registry and initial outcomes. Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Conference, Georgia.

Royer, L., P. Albers, and S.J. Paton. 2007. Identification of modifiable factors associated with low birth weight infants. City Match Conference, Colorado.

Royer, L., P. Albers and S.J. Paton. 2007. Identification of modifiable factors associated with low birth weight infants. American Public Health Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

Paton, S.J., R. Stoughton, P. Albers, E. Vest, S. Choliere, and M.A. Swank. 2006. Education of women with previous preterm delivery, a survey of home health care providers, Montgomery County, Ohio. City Match Conference, Rhode Island.

Mach, M, R.D. Grubbs, W.A. Price, S.J. Paton, and J. B. Lucot. 2004. Behavioral effects of subclinical doses of sarin alone and combined with stress or pyridostigmine in mice. 9th Interdisciplinary Slovak-Czech Toxicological Conference. Slovakia.

Adkins, S., and S.J. Paton. 2010. Suicide and relative risk for nonmetropolitan U.S. residents. Ohio Public Health Combined Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Eisenhauer, E. D.E. Uddin, P. Albers, S. Paton, R.L. Stoughton. 2009. The factor of maternal stress In the delivery of a low birth weight infant. Ohio March of Dimes Conference.

Paton, S.J., C. Schlorman, and K. Aston. 2008. The Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) approach: An analysis of feto-infant deaths in Montgomery and Clark Counties, Ohio. Ohio Public Health Epidemiology Conference.

Cote, B.L., V. Koob, M. McLean, and S.J. Paton. 2008. Retrospective comparative analysis of the socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant abortion-minded clients versus pregnant non-abortion- minded clients in a crisis pregnancy center in Montgomery County Ohio. Ohio Public Health Epidemiology Conference.

Cote, B.L., V. Koob, M. McLean, and S.J. Paton. 2007. Retrospective comparative analysis of the socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant abortion-minded clients versus pregnant non-abortion- minded clients in a crisis pregnancy center in Montgomery County Ohio. Ohio Public Health Combined Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Royer, L, P. Albers and S.J. Paton. 2007. Identification of modifiable factors associated with low birth weight infants. Ohio Public Health Combined Conference, Columbus, Ohio.