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Sarah Pitts, MD

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Division
Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine ResearchEndocrinology Research
Hospital Title:
Fellowship Program Director
Academic Title:
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
Bone HealthFemale Reproductive EndocrinologyContraception
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Research Overview

Assessing the use of bisphosphonates in children and adolescents at risk for fracture studying the utility of pelvic ultrasound in adolescents with abnormal uterine bleeding creating benchmarks for adolescents using long acting reversible contraceptives

About the Researcher

I am a pediatrician who has specialized in Adolescent Medicine, and I the Program Director for the Adolescent Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. I see patients in both the Division of Adolescent Medicine and in Endocrinology's Bone Health Program at Boston Children's Hospital.

Publications

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  1. Pitts S, Forman S. Making the connection: the mental health needs of adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 29(4):391-392.
  2. Borus J, Pitts S, Gooding H. Acceptability of peer clinical observation by faculty members. Clin Teach. 2017 Jun 14.
  3. Pitts S, Forman SF. Investing in adolescent healthcare: reducing risk for global impact. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 Aug; 28(4):413-4.
  4. Gooding HC, Ziniel S, Touloumtzis C, Pitts S, Goncalves A, Emans J, Burke P. Case-Based Teaching for Interprofessional Postgraduate Trainees in Adolescent Health. J Adolesc Health. 2016 May; 58(5):567-72.
  5. Pitts S, Forman SF. Conversations with teens: keeping it in the comfort zone. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):419-20.
  6. Pitts S, Borus J, Goncalves A, Gooding H. Direct Versus Remote Clinical Observation: Assessing Learners' Milestones While Addressing Adolescent Patients' Needs. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Jun; 7(2):253-5.
  7. Pitts S, Forman SF. Following the right pathway: evidence-based guidelines in adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 26(4):405-6.
  8. Pitts S, Emans SJ. Contraceptive counseling: does it make a difference? J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr; 54(4):367-8.
  9. Pitts S, Blood E, Divasta A, Gordon CM. Percentage body fat by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is associated with menstrual recovery in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jun; 54(6):739-41.
  10. Harel Z, Cromer B, DiVasta AD, Gordon CM, Pitts S. The authors reply. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Oct; 53(4):548-9.
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  12. Putman MS, Pitts SA, Milliren CE, Feldman HA, Reinold K, Gordon CM. A randomized clinical trial of vitamin D supplementation in healthy adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2013 May; 52(5):592-8.
  13. Gordon CM, Pitts SA. Approach to the adolescent requesting contraception. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan; 97(1):9-15.
  14. Pitts SA, Corliss HL, Kharasch SJ, Gordon CM. Advance provision of emergency contraception in an urban pediatric emergency department. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 24(6):392-6.
  15. Pitts SA, Feldman HA, Dorale A, Gordon CM. Bone mineral density, fracture, and vitamin D in adolescents and young women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Feb; 25(1):23-6.
  16. Pitts SA, Emans SJ. Controversies in contraception. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):383-9.
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