Undergraduate Degree

  • Yale University , 1987 , New Haven , CT

Medical School

  • Albany Medical College , 1991 , Albany , NY


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , 1992 , New Haven , CT


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , 1994 , New Haven , CT


Adolescent Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1996 , New Haven , CT

Graduate Degree

  • Harvard School of Public Health , 1997 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine


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  1. Depressive symptom screening and endorsement of psychosis risk-related experiences in a diverse adolescent and young adult outpatient clinic in the US. Schizophr Res. 2021 Nov 25. View abstract
  2. Prevalence and Predictors of Iron Deficiency in Adolescent and Young Adult Outpatients: Implications for Screening. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2022 Jan; 61(1):66-75. View abstract
  3. Validation of a single question for the assessment of past three-month alcohol consumption among adolescents. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 11 01; 228:109026. View abstract
  4. Trends in cannabis-related attitudes and behaviors among cannabis-using adolescent and young adult outpatients following medical cannabis legalization in Massachusetts. Subst Abus. 2021 Jul 02; 1-8. View abstract
  5. Trait mindfulness and cannabis use-related factors in adolescents and young adults with frequent use. Subst Abus. 2021; 42(4):968-973. View abstract
  6. Applying systems thinking and human-centered design to development of intervention implementation strategies: An example from adolescent health research. J Public Health Res. 2020 Oct 14; 9(4):1746. View abstract
  7. Safety Protocols for Adolescent Substance Use Research in Clinical Settings. J Adolesc Health. 2021 05; 68(5):999-1005. View abstract
  8. Sensitivity and specificity of S2BI for identifying alcohol and cannabis use disorders among adolescents presenting for primary care. Subst Abus. 2021; 42(3):388-395. View abstract
  9. Measurement-Based Care in the Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2020 10; 29(4):675-690. View abstract
  10. Development and pilot testing of a counseling-plus-mHealth intervention to reduce risk for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection in young women with depression. Mhealth. 2020; 6:17. View abstract
  11. Healthcare Clinician and Staff Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Ideal Sexual Health Care to High-Risk Depressed Young Women: A Qualitative Study of Diverse Clinic Systems. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020 Aug; 33(4):363-371. View abstract
  12. Engaging Youth (Adolescents and Young Adults) to Change Frequent Marijuana Use: Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) in Primary Care. J Pediatr Nurs. 2019 Nov - Dec; 49:24-30. View abstract
  13. Mindfulness-based interventions for adolescent health. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 08; 31(4):469-475. View abstract
  14. Intimate Relationships and Sexual Behavior in Young Women withDepression. J Adolesc Health. 2018 10; 63(4):429-434. View abstract
  15. Pilot randomized trial of MOMENT, a motivational counseling-plus-ecological momentary intervention to reduce marijuana use in youth. Mhealth. 2018; 4:29. View abstract
  16. Momentary factors during marijuana use as predictors of lapse during attempted abstinence in young adults. Addict Behav. 2018 08; 83:167-174. View abstract
  17. Chlamydia trachomatis Strain Types Have Diversified Regionally and Globally with Evidence for Recombination across Geographic Divides. Front Microbiol. 2017; 8:2195. View abstract
  18. Positive and negative affect following marijuana use in naturalistic settings: An ecological momentary assessment study. Addict Behav. 2018 01; 76:61-67. View abstract
  19. Genotype-Specific Concordance of Chlamydia trachomatis Genital Infection Within Heterosexual Partnerships. Sex Transm Dis. 2016 12; 43(12):741-749. View abstract
  20. Concurrent Validity of Caffeine Problems and Diagnostic Criteria for Substance Use Disorders. J Caffeine Res. 2016 Dec 01; 6(4):141-147. View abstract
  21. "Just Take a Moment and Breathe and Think": Young Women with Depression Talk about the Development of an Ecological Momentary Intervention to Reduce Their Sexual Risk. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017 Feb; 30(1):116-122. View abstract
  22. Application of Correlated Time-to-Event Models to Ecological Momentary Assessment Data. Psychometrika. 2017 03; 82(1):233-244. View abstract
  23. Symptoms Attributed to Consumption of Caffeinated Beverages in Adolescents. J Caffeine Res. 2015 Dec 01; 5(4):187-191. View abstract
  24. Momentary Desire for Sexual Intercourse and Momentary Emotional Intimacy Associated With Perceived Relationship Quality and Physical Intimacy in Heterosexual Emerging Adult Couples. J Sex Res. 2016 Oct; 53(8):968-978. View abstract
  25. Associations between rushed condom application and condom use errors and problems. Sex Transm Infect. 2015 Jun; 91(4):275-7. View abstract
  26. Substance abuse screening and brief intervention for adolescents in primary care. Pediatr Ann. 2014 Oct; 43(10):412. View abstract
  27. An electronic screen for triaging adolescent substance use by risk levels. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 168(9):822-8. View abstract
  28. Momentary positive and negative affect preceding marijuana use events in youth. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2014 Sep; 75(5):781-9. View abstract
  29. Differences in correlates of condom use between young adults and adults attending sexually transmitted infection clinics. Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Jul; 26(8):526-33. View abstract
  30. It depends on when you ask: motives for using marijuana assessed before versus after a marijuana use event. Addict Behav. 2014 Dec; 39(12):1759-65. View abstract
  31. Condom use motivations and selected behaviours with new versus established sex partners. Sex Health. 2014 Jul; 11(3):252-7. View abstract
  32. Prospective associations between perceived barriers to condom: use and "perfect use". Am J Prev Med. 2014 Jul; 47(1):70-2. View abstract
  33. Likelihood of Condom Use When Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are Suspected: Results From a Clinic Sample. Health Educ Behav. 2014 Aug; 41(4):449-54. View abstract
  34. Talking to adolescents about alcohol, drugs and sexuality. Minerva Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 66(1):77-87. View abstract
  35. Real-time, contextual intervention using mobile technology to reduce marijuana use among youth: a pilot study. Addict Behav. 2014 Jan; 39(1):173-80. View abstract
  36. "Counselor in Your Pocket": Youth and Provider Perspectives on a Mobile Motivational Intervention for Marijuana Use. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Jan 01; 49(1-2):134-144. View abstract
  37. Immunogenicity and tolerability to human papillomavirus-like particle vaccine in girls and young women with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Jun; 19(7):1441-9. View abstract
  38. Negative perceptions about condom use in a clinic population: comparisons by gender, race and age. Int J STD AIDS. 2013 Feb; 24(2):100-5. View abstract
  39. Associations between affect, context, and sexual desire in depressed young women. J Sex Res. 2014; 51(5):577-85. View abstract
  40. Characteristics of screen media use associated with higher BMI in young adolescents. Pediatrics. 2013 May; 131(5):935-41. View abstract
  41. A partner-related risk behavior index to identify people at elevated risk for sexually transmitted infections. J Prim Prev. 2013 Apr; 34(1-2):81-7. View abstract
  42. The temporal relationship between momentary affective states and condom use in depressed adolescents. Arch Sex Behav. 2013 Oct; 42(7):1209-16. View abstract
  43. Momentary assessment of social context and glucose monitoring adherence in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. J Adolesc Health. 2013 May; 52(5):578-83. View abstract
  44. A prospective event-level analysis of condom use experiences following STI testing among patients in three US cities. Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Oct; 39(10):756-60. View abstract
  45. Condom effectiveness against non-viral sexually transmitted infections: a prospective study using electronic daily diaries. Sex Transm Infect. 2012 Nov; 88(7):484-9. View abstract
  46. Individual and contextual predictors of severity of marijuana use events among young frequent users. Addict Behav. 2013 Jan; 38(1):1448-56. View abstract
  47. Feasibility and utility of momentary sampling of sex events in young couples. J Sex Res. 2013; 50(7):688-96. View abstract
  48. The context of desire to use marijuana: momentary assessment of young people who frequently use marijuana. Psychol Addict Behav. 2012 Dec; 26(4):821-9. View abstract
  49. The Authors reply. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Jun; 50(6):654-5. View abstract
  50. Substance use, sexual intercourse, and condom nonuse among depressed adolescents and young adults. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Mar; 50(3):264-70. View abstract
  51. Momentary affective states surrounding sexual intercourse in depressed adolescents and young adults. Arch Sex Behav. 2012 Oct; 41(5):1161-71. View abstract
  52. "Sex isn't something you do with someone you don't care about": young women's definitions of sex. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Oct; 24(5):266-71. View abstract
  53. Correlates of incorrect condom use among depressed young women: an event-level analysis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Feb; 24(1):10-4. View abstract
  54. Psychosocial aspects of women's lives: work and family/personal life and life cycle issues. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2009 Dec; 36(4):753-69, ix. View abstract
  55. Screening adolescents for substance use-related high-risk sexual behaviors. J Adolesc Health. 2009 Nov; 45(5):473-7. View abstract
  56. Depressive symptoms and sexual risk behavior in young, chlamydia-infected, heterosexual dyads. J Adolesc Health. 2009 Jul; 45(1):63-9. View abstract
  57. Reliability and validity of the brief multidimensional measure of religiousness/spirituality among adolescents. J Relig Health. 2008 Dec; 47(4):438-57. View abstract
  58. A mobile phone program to track young people's experiences of mood, stress and coping. Development and testing of the mobiletype program. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2009 Jun; 44(6):501-7. View abstract
  59. Affect regulation, social context, and sexual intercourse in adolescents. Arch Sex Behav. 2010 Jun; 39(3):695-705. View abstract
  60. Reasons why adolescents and young adults have sex: associations with psychological characteristics and sexual behavior. J Sex Res. 2008 Jul-Sep; 45(3):225-32. View abstract
  61. Young women's misperceptions about sexually transmissible infection testing: a 'clean and clear' misunderstanding. Sex Health. 2007 Dec; 4(4):273-5. View abstract
  62. What are the health risks for adolescent bullies and how do they differ for bully-victims?. Selected for Oral presentation during the APHA 135th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC. 2007. View abstract
  63. Momentary sampling assessment of affect and marajuana use in youth. Accepted for presentation at 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2007. View abstract
  64. Generation to generation: discrimination and harassment experiences of physician mothers and their physician daughters. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007 Jul-Aug; 16(6):883-94. View abstract
  65. Alcohol use and religiousness/spirituality among adolescents. South Med J. 2007 Apr; 100(4):349-55. View abstract
  66. A momentary sampling study of the affective experience following coital events in adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2007 Apr; 40(4):357.e1-8. View abstract
  67. Race and gender differences in the association of dieting and gains in BMI among young adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Feb; 15(2):456-64. View abstract
  68. Measuring youth media exposure (MYME): A pilot study. J Adolesc Health. 2007; 40(2, Supplement 1):S5-S6. View abstract
  69. Pelvic inflammatory disease. Adolescent Health Care: A Practical Guide. 5th ed. Neinstein LS, Gordon C, Katzman D, Woods ER, Rosen D, eds. 2007; In Press. View abstract
  70. Interventions in sexual health care seeking and provision at multiple levels of the U.S. health care system. Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Aral SO, Douglas JM, Jr, Lipshutz JA, eds. 2007. View abstract
  71. Race and gender differences in the association of dieting and gains in body mass index among young adults. Obesity. 2006; In Press . View abstract
  72. Depressive symptoms as a longitudinal predictor of sexual risk behaviors among US middle and high school students. Pediatrics. 2006 Jul; 118(1):189-200. View abstract
  73. Depressive symptomatology as a longitudinal predictor of sexual risk behavior among U.S. high school students. Pediatrics. 2006; 118(1):189-200. View abstract
  74. Reliability and validity of brief measures of religiousness and spirituality among adolescents . Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Poster Presentation . 2006. View abstract
  75. Depressive symptomatology as a predictor of exposure to intimate partner violence among US female adolescents and young adults. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006 Mar; 160(3):270-6. View abstract
  76. Trajectories of affect surrounding coitus in adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2006; 38(2):109-110. View abstract
  77. Pediatricians leading the way: integrating a career and a family/personal life over the life cycle. Pediatrics. 2006 Feb; 117(2):519-22. View abstract
  78. Closing the Gap: Research and Care Imperatives for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer. Report of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Progress Review Group. 2006. View abstract
  79. Generation to Generation: Mother-Daughter Physicians. When You Don't Fit The Mold...Make A New One: Personal Stories of Women Physicians. 2006; 127-136. View abstract
  80. An exploratory study of mother-daughter physicians: an intergenerational comparison of professional and personal experiences. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2005 Dec; 14(10):946-57. View abstract
  81. Pelvic inflammatory disease. Rakel R, Bope E. Conn’s Current Therapy 2006. 2005; In press. View abstract
  82. Diagnostic tests for chlamydial and gonorrheal infections. Semin Pediatr Infect Dis. 2005 Jul; 16(3):192-8. View abstract
  83. Affect and sexual behavior in adolescents: a review of the literature and comparison of momentary sampling with diary and retrospective self-report methods of measurement. Pediatrics. 2005 May; 115(5):e573-81. View abstract
  84. Supportive relationships and sexual risk behavior in adolescence: an ecological-transactional approach. J Pediatr Psychol. 2006 Apr; 31(3):286-97. View abstract
  85. Reproductive health education and sexual risk among high-risk female adolescents and young adults. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2005 Apr; 18(2):105-11. View abstract
  86. Pelvic inflammatory disease. Conn’s Current Therapy 2005. Rakel R, Bope E (Eds). 2005; 1231-1233. View abstract
  87. Characteristics of adolescents reporting different event-level reasons for sex. J Adolesc Health. 2005; 36(2):109. View abstract
  88. Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections: Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, and Syphilis. Emans SJ, Laufer MR, Goldstein DP. Pediatr and Adolesc Gynecol. 2005; 565-614. View abstract
  89. Sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents: biologic, cognitive, psychologic, behavioral, and social issues. Adolesc Med Clin. 2004 Jun; 15(2):215-34. View abstract
  90. Screening for gonorrhea using NAAT in adolescents: Evaluating false positive rates and clinical practice. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies' annual meeting, San Francisco, California. 2004. View abstract
  91. Transmission of Chlamydia trachomatis between heterosexual sex partners: Preliminary results from a genotype-specific concordance study. Presented at the National STD Prevention Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2004. View abstract
  92. Limitations of screening tests for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in asymptomatic adolescent and young adult women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Mar; 190(3):654-62. View abstract
  93. Adult mother-daughter relationships: a review of the theoretical and research literature. J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry. 2004; 32(1):91-115. View abstract
  94. Sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents: biological, cognitive, psychological, behavioral, and social issues. Braverman P, Rosenfeld W. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Adolesc Med. 2004; 15(2):215-234. View abstract
  95. “We teenagers can learn from each other’s mistakes.” High-risk adolescent girls speak out about sex education. J Adolesc Health. 2004; 34(2):155. View abstract
  96. Limitations of screening tests for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in asymptomatic adolescent and young adult women. Am J Ob Gyn. 2004; 190(3):654-62. View abstract
  97. Substance use problems and associated psychiatric symptoms among adolescents in primary care. Pediatrics. 2003 Jun; 111(6 Pt 1):e699-705. View abstract
  98. Correlates of sexual experience among a nationally representative sample of alternative high school students. J Sch Health. 2003 May; 73(5):197-200. View abstract
  99. Mucosal immunity of the adolescent female genital tract. J Adolesc Health. 2003 Mar; 32(3):183-6. View abstract
  100. Types of depressive symptoms associated with STD risk in adolescents and young adults. Presented at the World STI/AIDS Congress, Punta del Este, Uruguay. 2003. View abstract
  101. Body modification and substance use in adolescents: is there a link? J Adolesc Health. 2003 Jan; 32(1):44-9. View abstract
  102. Control of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infection in the United States. External Consultation on Gonorrhea Control. Center Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2003. View abstract
  103. Gender differences in the associations of mental health, sexual risk behavior, and sexually transmitted infection among adolescents and young adults. Presented at the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Disease Research biennial meeting, Ottawa, Ontario. 2003. View abstract
  104. Temporal associations between depressive symptoms and self-reported sexually transmitted disease among adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Jun; 156(6):599-606. View abstract
  105. Validity of the CRAFFT substance abuse screening test among adolescent clinic patients. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Jun; 156(6):607-14. View abstract
  106. Generation to Generation: Mother-Daughter Physicians. Chin EL, ed., This Side of Doctoring: Reflections From Women in Medicine. 2002; 337-341. View abstract
  107. Vignette. Bowman MA, Frank E, Allen DI, eds., Women in Medicine, 3rd edition: Career and Life Management. 2002; 48. View abstract
  108. Associations of depression, self-esteem, and substance use with sexual risk among adolescents. Prev Med. 2001 Sep; 33(3):179-89. View abstract
  109. Randomized controlled trial of a safer sex intervention for high-risk adolescent girls. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2001 Jan; 155(1):73-9. View abstract
  110. Three years of a clinical practice guideline for uncomplicated pelvic inflammatory disease in adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2000 Jul; 27(1):57-62. View abstract
  111. Microlaparoscopy with conscious sedation in adolescents with suspected pelvic inflammatory disease. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1999 Aug; 12(3):149-54. View abstract
  112. Prevention and intervention of sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1999 Aug; 11(4):287-91. View abstract
  113. A new brief screen for adolescent substance abuse. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999 Jun; 153(6):591-6. View abstract
  114. An update on contraception for adolescents. Adolesc Med. 1999 Jun; 10(2):211-9, v. View abstract
  115. Partner condom use among adolescent girls with sexually transmitted diseases. J Adolesc Health. 1999 May; 24(5):357-61. View abstract
  116. Sexually transmitted disease: intervention and prevention. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 1999; 11(4):287-291. View abstract
  117. Menstrual Problems in the Adolescent. Gonzales ET, Bauer SB, ed., Pediatric Urology Practice . 1999. View abstract
  118. An update on contraception for adolescents. Simmons PS, Laufer MR (eds): Female Reproductive Health. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. 1999; 10(2):211-219. View abstract
  119. Chlamydia Guidelines Work Group. Recommendations for the Management and Prevention of Chlamydial Infections. 1999. View abstract
  120. Adolescent males involved in pregnancy: associations of forced sexual contact and risk behaviors. J Adolesc Health. 1998 Dec; 23(6):364-9. View abstract
  121. When to treat adolescents with pelvic inflammatory disease as outpatients. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1998 Nov; 11(4):191-2. View abstract
  122. Emergency postcoital contraception. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1998 May; 11(2):61-72. View abstract
  123. Gender differences in risk behaviors associated with forced or pressured sex. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998 Jan; 152(1):57-63. View abstract
  124. Emergency contraception: a mini-review. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1998; 11:61-72. View abstract
  125. Asthma and Adolescents. News in School Health. 1998; Spring. View abstract
  126. Commentary on: Ingra V. Pelvic inflammatory disease in adolescents. AIDS Patient Care and STDs & JAMA Women’s Health Information Center website, posted June 1, 1998. 1998; 12:109-124. View abstract
  127. When to treat adolescents with PID as outpatients [editorial]. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1998; 11:191-192. View abstract
  128. Gender differences in risk behaviors associated with reported forced sex . Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998; 152:57-63. View abstract
  129. Commentary on: Blake DR, Duggan A, Quinn T, Zenilman J, Joffe A. Evaluation of vaginal infections in adolescent women: Can it be done without a speculum?. Pediatrics & JAMA Women’s Health Information Center website, posted April 19, 1999. 1998; 102:939-944. View abstract
  130. The association of sexual risk behaviors and problem drug behaviors in high school students. J Adolesc Health. 1997 May; 20(5):377-83. View abstract
  131. Adolescent Patient Education Materials, in collaboration with the Family Education Program. 1996. View abstract
  132. Bacterial and fungal infections of the central nervous system. Berg BO, ed., Principles of Child Neurology. 1996. View abstract
  133. The association among sexual risk behaviors and early onset and presence of drug use behaviors in Massachusetts high school students . J Adolesc Health. 1996; 20:377-383. View abstract
  134. Acute pancreatitis associated with acute hepatitis A in a young child. J Pediatr. 1995 Jan; 126(1):57-9. View abstract
  135. Open Up: Management of Asthma in the Adolescent. Quality Improvement Committee. 1995. View abstract
  136. Infancy case, HMS Preventive Medicine 711.0 . 1995. View abstract
  137. Uncomplicated pelvic inflammatory disease clinical practice guidelines. Uncomplicated Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee. 1995. View abstract
  138. Just a cold. Contem Ped. 1994; Resident '94 supplement:24-6. View abstract
  139. Cancer screening in the asymptomatic patient: practice patterns primary care physicians. 1991. View abstract
  140. Hypnosis in the early treatment of burns: a pilot study. Am J Clin Hypn. 1983 Jul; 26(1):9-15. View abstract