Ruth Rose-Jacobs, ScD, MS

Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

Ruth Rose-Jacobs
617.414.5480

Biography

My research expertise is in the 1) Development of typical and high-risk infants/children and their families- due to biological and social factors including exposure to substances and violence, violence, maternal depression, prematurity, food insecurity; 2) Measurement of subtle developmental differences in at-risk infants and children, in areas including executive function and higher cognitive abilities; and 3)Serving diverse and underserved children and their families including mothers who have opioid use disorders during pregnancy in the health care system.

Current Research Support:

2010-2017 R01 DA06532 NIH-NIDA Multiple PIs: Deborah A. Frank, Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Jane Liebschutz, “Cocaine Exposure in Utero: Young Adult Follow-Up,” Total Cost: $2,440,032, Role: Principal Investigator

2012-2017 R01 DA06532 NIH-NIDA Administrative Supplement: Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Young Adult Follow-up (PEP),” Multiple PIs: Deborah A. Frank, Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Total Cost $117,768, Role: Principal Investigator

2014-2017 90-CB-0186 Administration for Children and Families (ACYF), PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, “RESPECT (Recovery, Empowerment, Social Services, Prenatal care, Education, and Community Treatment)-Plus”, Total Cost: $1,899,526, Role: Principal Investigator

2016- 2018 90EV0450-01-00 Administration for Children and Families (ACYF), PI: Neena McConnico; “Project BELONG Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Family Violence and Trauma: Innovating, expanding and sustaining treatment for caregivers and very young children” Total Cost $750,000 Role: Co-Investigator

Previous Research Support:

1986 Foundation for Physical Therapy Doctoral Study Grant, PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Total Cost: $3,900, Role: Principal Investigator

1987 Dudley Allen Sargent Research Fund Award, Boston University Sargent College, PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Total Cost: $1,000, Role: Principal Investigator

1982 Northeastern University Boston-Bouve College Faculty Publication Fund Grant, PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Total Cost: $500, Role: Principal Investigator

1982 Northeastern University Boston-Bouve College, Faculty Research Development, PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs Total Cost: $1,000, Role: Principal Investigator

1994 National Institutes of Health Biomedical Research Support Grant, PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, “Validation of the Performance and Behavioral Qualifier Scales: A Pilot Study on 24 Month Old Infant.” Total cost: $4,992.

1997-2001 5 U1H SP0817-03 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grant (SAMHSA-OEC), PI: Carol Seval Brooks, “Project RISE (Raising Infants in a Secure Environment),”Total Cost: $2,112,180, Role: Co-Investigator

1997-1999 Foundation for Physical Therapy Grant PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, “Infants from the Inner City: Relationships between Risk and Outcome Measures of Interest to Physical Therapists.” Total cost: $60,000, Role: Principal Investigator

1999-2004 R01 DA06532-11 NIH-NIDA PI: Deborah A. Frank, “Cocaine Exposure in Utero: Elementary School Follow-up,” Total Cost: $4,862,015, Role: Co-Investigator

2001-2003 5 U1H SP0817-03, SAMHSA, Casey Family Program, and NIH/NCRR M01RR00533. Starting Early Starting Smart Grant “Project RISE (Raising Infants in a Secure Environment)”. PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, “Starting Early Starting Smart Longitudinal Preschool Extension for Project RISE,” Total Cost: $1,101,151, Role Principal Investigator

2004-2010 R01 DA06532 NIH-NIDA PI: Deborah A. Frank, “Cocaine Exposure in Utero: Adolescent Follow-up,” Total Cost: $3,148,122, Role Co-Investigator

2012-2014 90-CB-0186 Administration for Children and Families (ACYF), PI: Robert Sege, “RESPECT (Recovery, Empowerment, Social Services, Prenatal care, Education, and Community Treatment)-Plus” Total Cost: $1,899,526., Role: Co-investigator

2013-2015 AG-3198-B-10-0028 Research Program on Childhood Hunger, Food and Nutrition Service in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, “Child Food Insecurity in Families of Young Children with and without Special Health Care Needs.” PI: Ruth Rose-Jacobs, Total Cost, $249,985, Role: Principal Investigator
Ruth Rose-Jacobs Sc.D.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Boston University, ScD
  • Boston University, MS
  • Washington University in St. Louis, BSPT

Publications

  • Published on 7/10/2019

    Rose-Jacobs R, Ettinger de Cuba S, Bovell-Ammon A, Black MM, Coleman SM, Cutts D, Chilton M, Heeren T, Casey P, Ochoa E, Frank DA, Sandel M. Housing Instability Among Families With Young Children With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics. 2019 08; 144(2). PMID: 31292218.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/20/2019

    Rose-Jacobs R, Trevino-Talbot M, Vibbert M, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Cabral HJ. Pregnant women in treatment for opioid use disorder: Material hardships and psychosocial factors. Addict Behav. 2019 11; 98:106030. PMID: 31301645.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Rose-Jacobs R, Ettinger de Cuba S, Bovell-Ammon A, Coleman SM, Black MM, Cutts D, Chilton M, Heeren T, Casey P, Ochoa E, Frank DA, Sandel M. Housing instability among families with young children with Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics. 2019.

  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Rose-Jacobs R, Trevino-Talbot M, Vibbert M, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Cabral HJ. Addictive Behaviors. Pregnant women in treatment for opioid use disorder: Material hardships and psychosocial factors. 2019.

  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Barthelemy OJ, Richardson MA, Heeren TC, Chen CA, Liebschutz JM, Forman LS, Cabral HJ, Frank DA, Rose-Jacobs R. Do Differences in Learning Performance Precede or Follow Initiation of Marijuana Use? J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2019 01; 80(1):5-14. PMID: 30807269.

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  • Published on 12/14/2018

    Bagley SM, Cabral H, Saia K, Brown A, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Walley AY, Rose-Jacobs R. Frequency and associated risk factors of non-fatal overdose reported by pregnant women with opioid use disorder. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2018 12 14; 13(1):26. PMID: 30547833.

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  • Published on 11/13/2018

    Rose-Jacobs R, Trevino-Talbot M, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Cabral HJ, Vibbert M, Saia K, Wachman EM. Could prenatal food insecurity influence neonatal abstinence syndrome severity? Addiction. 2019 02; 114(2):337-343. PMID: 30422365.

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  • Published on 9/3/2018

    Sandel M, Sheward R, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman S, Heeren T, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cook J, Cutts DB, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. Timing and Duration of Pre- and Postnatal Homelessness and the Health of Young Children. Pediatrics. 2018 10; 142(4). PMID: 30177513.

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  • Published on 6/1/2018

    Liebschutz JM, Buchanan-Howland K, Chen CA, Frank DA, Richardson MA, Heeren TC, Cabral HJ, Rose-Jacobs R. Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) correlations with prospective violence assessment in a longitudinal cohort. Psychol Assess. 2018 06; 30(6):841-845. PMID: 29847987.

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  • Published on 9/14/2017

    Sun J, Patel F, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA, Black MM, Chilton M. Mothers' Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Young Children's Development. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec; 53(6):882-891. PMID: 28919342.

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