As many as 1 in 10 young people struggle for months after SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Child and Adolescent Health
The unique health needs of children and adolescents in life’s first two decades including development, illness, and injury
Tamar Mendelson, PhD, MA, addresses the development, evaluation & dissemination of prevention strategies to improve adolescence mental health in underserved urban populations.
Kristin Mmari, DrPH, MA, assesses contextual factors and interventions influencing adolescent health in vulnerable adolescent populations, domestically and internationally.
Julie Denison, PhD '06, MHS '99, develops interventions for youth living with HIV, with a focus on the role of family and environmental and structural determinants of health.
Robert Blum, MD, PhD, MPH, studies adolescent health worldwide, with a focus on gender socialization in early adolescence and how it shapes health and wellness.