Rosemarie Bigsby, Sc.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University School of Medicine

Coordinator of NICU Services, Infant Development Unit

Infant Development Center
Women and Infants' Hospital
101 Dudley St./111 Plain St. Suite 302
Providence, RI 02905

Phone: 401-453-7690
Fax: 401-453-7697

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Recent Publications:

  1. Case-Smith, J., & Bigsby, R. (2001). Motor assessment. In L. T. Singer & P. S. Zeskind (Eds.), Biobehavioral Assessment of the Infant (pp. 423-442). NY: The Guildford Press.
  2. Case-Smith, J., & Bigsby, R. (2000). Posture and Fine Motor Assessment of Infants. San Antonio, TX: Psychological Corporation.
  3. Gorga, D., Anzalone, M., Holloway, E., Bigsby, R., Hunter, J., Strzyzewski, S., Vergara, E. (2000). Specialized knowledge and skills for occupational therapy practice in the neonatal intensive care unit. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54, (6), 641-648.
  4. Vohr, B. R., Cashore, W. J., Bigsby, R. (1999). Stresses and interventions in the neonatal intensive care unit. In M. D. Levine, W. B. Carey, & A. C. Crocker (Eds). Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 3rd Edition (pp. 263-275). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Co.
  5. Bigsby, R. (1998). Overview of infant and child developmental models. In M. Neistadt, & E. Crepeau (Eds.) Willard and Spackmanís Occupational Therapy, 9th Edition, (pp. 543-545). Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co.
  6. Case-Smith, J., Bigsby, R., & Clutter, J. (1998). Perceptual-motor coupling in the development of grasp. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52(2), 102-110.
  7. Meyer, E.C., Lester, B.M., Boukydis, C.F.Z., & Bigsby, R. (1998). Family-based intervention with high-risk infants and their families. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 5(1), 49-69.
  8. Lester, B.M., LaGasse, L.L., & Bigsby, R. (1998). Prenatal cocaine exposure and child development: What do we know and what do we do? Seminars in Speech and Language 19(2) 123-146.
  9. Bigsby, R., Coster, W., Lester, B.M.,& Peucker, M.R.(1996). Motor behavioral cues of term and preterm infants at 3 months. Infant Behavior and Development 19, 295-307.

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