Events and Classes


Promoting Adolescent Health Equity

Thursday, April 11, 2013
8 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions
Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
8–9 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds
Technology Integration for Management of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Maria Trent, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM
9–9:15 a.m. Introduction to Symposium
Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
9:15–9:45 a.m.
Identifying Mediated Pathways of Risk for Substance Use Among LGB Youth
Michael Marshal, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh
9:45–10:15 a.m.
Weight Matters: The Complex Role of Sex and Race in Understanding Adolescent Sexual Risk-Taking
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
10:15–10:30 a.m.
10:30–11 a.m.
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Young Men’s Contraceptive Knowledge and Attitudes
Sonya Borrero, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Center for Research on Health Care
VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion
University of Pittsburgh
11–11:30 a.m.   
Adolescents as the Game Changers in the War on Community Obesity
Robert Branch, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.   
Promoting Healthy Relationships Among Vulnerable Youth Populations
Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh
12–1:15 p.m.   
Lunchtime Keynote Speaker by Elizabeth Saewyc, PhD, RN, FSAHM
Unexpected Findings and Unlikely Collaborations: Reducing Health Inequities Among Sexually Exploited Young Runaway and Street-involved Youth
1:15–2 p.m.   
Poster Presentations and Networking
2–2:15 p.m.   


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