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Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Research

The Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine is involved in many projects aimed at providing a better understanding of adolescent health issues, developing new interventions to improve the health for adolescents, initiating and studying new methods of delivering health care to at-risk youth, and designing new curricula for teaching adolescent health to health care providers.

Current projects include research in disordered eating, focusing on obesity; anorexia and osteopenia; stress fractures and bone density; sexually transmitted diseases; patient/provider communication; and media and child health.

Featured researchers in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine hold faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School.



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