Adolescent Health

Members of our department's substantial Section of Adolescent Medicine collaborate with members of other divisions and departments on a range of research topics related to the health and development of adolescents including: 

  • obesity prevention and treatment 
  • sexual health and prevention of STDs, including acceptance of HPV vaccination 
  • prevention and management of HIV/AIDs
  • adolescent and young adult male health and barriers to care 
  • the role families play in promoting adolescent health 
  • adolescent relationships and relationship violence 
  • the use of technology in improving health delivery and outcomes
  • adolescent reproductive health including transgender care, sexual history taking, LGB care
  • emergency contraception and long-acting reversible contraception use by adolescents
  • motivational interviewing to facilitate adolescent health behavior change
  • adolescent mental health
  • underage drinking