Selected Publications


1)   Charlton BM, Nava-Coulter B, Coles MS, Katz-Wise SL. Teen pregnancy experiences of sexual minority women. In press at J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol.

2) Charlton BM, Janiak E, Gaskins AJ, DiVasta AD, Jones RK, Missmer SA, Chavarro JE, Sarda V, Rosario M, Austin SB. Contraceptive use by women across different sexual orientation groups. Contraception 2019 May. [Epub ahead of print]. PMC Journal In Process.

3)   Charlton BM, Kahn JA, Sarda V, Katz-Wise SL, Spiegelman D, Missmer SA, Austin SB. Maternal attitudes/relationship quality and daughter’s receipt of reproductive health care services. Womens Health Issues 2019 Jan. [Epub ahead of print]. PMC Journal In Process

4)   Chen Y, Haines J, Charlton BM, VanderWeele TJ. Positive parenting improves multiple aspects of health and well-being in young adulthood. Nat Hum Behav 2019 May. [Epub ahead of print]. PMC Journal In Process.

5) Jones RK, Jerman J, Charlton BM. Characteristics of abortion patients in the United States by sexual orientation identity and exposure to physical and sexual abuse. Obstet Gynecol 2018 Aug. [Epub ahead of print]. PMC Journal In Process.  

6)   Coulter RWS, Jun H-J, Calzo JP, Truon NL, Mair C, Markovic N, Charlton BM, Silvestre AJ, Stall R, Corliss HL. Sexual-orientation differences in alcohol use trajectories and disorders in emerging adulthood: results from a longitudinal cohort study in the United States. Addiction 2018 Apr. [Epub ahead of print]. PMC Journal In Process. 

7)   Charlton BM, Gordon AR, Reisner SL, Sarda V, Samnaliev M, Austin SB. The role of employment, health insurance, and health care access in sexual orientation disparities of health-related quality of life. BMJ Open 2018 July; e020418. PMC Journal In Process.

8)   Charlton BM, Roberts AL, Rosario M, Katz-Wise SL, Calzo JP, Spiegelman D, Austin SB. Teen pregnancy risk factors among girls and young women of diverse sexual orientations. Pediatrics 2018 Mar; pii: e20172278. [Epub ahead of print]. PMC Journal In Process.

9)   Calzo JP, Katz-Wise SL, Charlton BM, Gordon AR, Krieger N. Addressing the dearth of critical gender analysis in public health and medical pedagogy: an interdisciplinary seminar to generate student-created teaching examples. Crit Public Health 2018. Feb;e1-9. PMC Journal In Process.

10)    Vargas G, Borus J, Charlton BM. Teen pregnancy prevention: the role of young men. Curr Opin Pediatr 2017 Aug;29(4):393-398. PMCID: PMC5657274.

11)     Austin SB, Gordon AG, Ziyadeh NJ, Charlton BM, Katz-Wise S, Samnaliev M. Stigma and sexual orientation disparities in HRQL: a prospective study of U.S. youth. Am J Prev Med 2017 Oct; 53(4):559-566. NIHMS ID: NIHMS861274.

12)     Charlton BM, Reisner SL, Agénor M, Gordon AR, Sarda V, Austin SB. Sexual orientation disparities in human pappillomavirus vaccination in a longitudinal cohort of of U.S. males and females. LGBT Health 2017 Jun;4(3):202-209. PMCID: PMC5485217.

13)     Gordon AR, Samnaliev M, Charlton BM, Ziyadeh NJ, Austin SB. Decrements in health-related quality of life associated with gender nonconformity among U.S. adolescents and young adults. Qual Life Res 2017 Aug;26(8):2129-2138. PMCID: PMC5511094.

14)     Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Spiegelman D, Williams K, Austin SB. Changes in reported sexual orientation following US states recognition of same-sex couples. Am J Public Health 2016 Dec; 106(12):2202-2204. PMCID: PMC5104997.  

15)      Agénor M, Peitzmeier SM, Gordon AR, Charlton BM, Haneuse S, Potter J, Austin SB. Sexual orientation identity disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination initiation and completion among young adult U.S. women and men. Cancer Causes Control 2016 Oct; 27(10):1187-1196. PMCID: PMC5025383.

16)     Charlton BM, Giovannucci E, Ruchs CS, Chan AT, Lee JE, Missmer SA, Rosner BA, Hankinson SE, Willet W, Wu K*, Michels KB* (*co-last authors). A prospective study on oral contraceptive use and colorectal adenomas. Cancer Causes Control 2016 Apr; 27(6):749-757. PMCID: PMC5177026. 

17)     Rosario M, Li F, Wypij D, Roberts AL, Corliss HL, Charlton BM, Frazier A, Austin SB. Disparities by sexual orientation in frequent engagement in cancer-related risk behaviors: a longitudinal examination of a US cohort of emerging adults. Am J Public Health 2016 Apr; 106(4):696-706. PMCID: PMC4785035.

18)     Charlton BM, Mølgaard-Nielsen D, Svanström H, Wohlfahrt J, Pasternak B, Melbye M. Maternal use of oral contraceptives and risk of birth defects. BMJ 2016 Jan; h6712. PMCID: PMC4703703.

19)     Charlton BM, Wu K, Zhang X, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS, Missmer SA, Rosner BA, Hankinson SE, Willett W, Michels KB. Oral contraceptive use and colorectal cancer in the Nurses’ Health Study I and II. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015 Aug; 24(8):1214-1221. PMCID: PMC4526380.

20)     Charlton BM, Rich-Edwards JW, Colditz G, Missmer SA, Rosner BA, Hankinson SE, Speizer FE, Michels KB. Oral contraceptives and mortality: 36 years of follow-up in the Nurses’ Health Study. BMJ. 2014 Oct; g6356. PMCID: PMC4216099

21)     Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Missmer SA, Rosario M, Spiegelman D, Austin SB. Sexual orientation differences in teen pregnancy and oral contraceptive use: an examination across two generations. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2013 Sep; 209(3):204. PMCID: PMC3758403

22)     Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Missmer SA, Frazier AL, Rosario M, Kahn JA, Austin SB. Influence of hormonal contraceptive use and health beliefs on sexual orientation disparities in Pap test use. Am J Public Health 2014 Feb; 104(2):319-25. PMCID: PMC3935712

23)     Charlton BM, Carwile JL, Michels KB, Feldman S. A cervical abnormalities risk prediction model: can we use clinical information to predict which patients with ASCUS/LSIL Pap tests will develop CIN2/3 or AIS? J Lower Genital Tract Dis 2013 Jul; 17(3):242-247. PMCID: PMC3696437

24)     Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Missmer SA, Frazier LA, Rosario M, Kahn JA, Austin SB. Reproductive health screening disparities and sexual orientation in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent and young adult females. J Adolesc Health 2011 Nov; 49(5):505-510. PMCID: PMC3200536

25)     Charlton BM. Diseased and damaged: a review of Damaged Goods? Women Living with Incurable Sexually Transmitted Infections. J of Sex Res 2009 Aug: 47(4):405-407. DOI: 10.1080/00224490903200080

26)   Charlton BM. Sex, gender, and love on a global scale: a review of Love and Globalization: Transformations of Intimacy in the Contemporary World. J of Sex Res 2008 Oct: 45(4):399-401. DOI: 10.1080/00224490802411671

Book Chapters and Other Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

1)     Contributor to “Introduction to sexual health” in Boston Women’s Health Book Collective (ed). Our Body, Ourselves. Touchstone, 2011.

2)     Charlton BM, Romanek J, and Milgrom J. “The conservative infrastructure” in Payne, E (ed). Practical Progressive: How to Build a 21st Century Political Movement. PublicAffairs Books, 2008.

3)     Contributor to “Amicus brief submitted by the Institute for Reproductive Health Access and 52 additional clinics and organizations,” Supreme Court No. 05-1382 and No. 05-380. Gonzales v. Carhart and Planned Parenthood Federation of America v. Carhart, 413 F.3d 791 (2006)