Areas of Research: Adolescent health services, sexually transmitted infections, quality improvement, confidentiality
Areas of Research: (1) Regulation of the neonatal pulmonary circulation and factors that contribute to pulmonary hypertension in infants with lung and heart disease. (2) Early environmental exposures and their impact on chid health outcomes.
Areas of Research: HIV prevention; adolescent sexual behavior/pregnancy; adolescent mental health; chronic illness in children and adolescents; adherence; research methods (randomized trials, qualitative research and mixed methods); CBPR
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
Areas of Research: General Pediatrics
Areas of Research: Evaluation of analgesic treatment of abdominal pain, back pain, and migraine in the Emergency Department; methodological studies of pain measurement; analysis of nationally representative data sets to describe pain treatment.
Areas of Research: Promoting healthy sleep in young children, epidemiology of sleep problems; Conducting early childhood feeding and maltreatment interventions, and; Supporting advocacy and research in children with developmental disabilities.
Areas of Research: Integration of behavioral health services into primary care pediatrics. Toxic stress, early childhood brain development, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and the importance of prevention and dyadic, two-generation work.
Areas of Research: Papillomavirus evolution, pathogenesis and genomic changes causing cervix cancer; human microbiome; HPV methylation and risk of cervix cancer; Integration of molecular epidemiology, Next-Gen sequencing and bioinformatics.