General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

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PRESS 2019

'Mental health is health': Docs who treat kids get trained to spot mental health problems featuring the work of Dr. Emily Borman-Shoap, May 2019

Do Experiences With Nature Promote Learning? Converging Evidence of a Cause-and-Effect Relationship, featuring the work of Dr. Cathy Jordan, February 2019

Report: Traumatic childhood experiences linked to greater risk of obesity, featuring the work of Dr. Laurel Davis, Dr. Andy Barnes, and Dr. Rebecca Shlafer, January 2019

Correlates of positive parental attitudes towards adolescent indoor tanning in the U.S.A., featuring the work of Dr. Annie-Laurie McRee, December 2018

Profiles of minority stressors and identity centrality among sexual minority Latinx youth, featuring division postdoctoral fellow Dr. Maura Shramko, December 2018

A Phenomenological Study on the Experience of Syrian Asylum-Seekers and Refugees in the United States, featuring division postdoctoral fellow Dr. Damir Utržan, November 2018

When Canyons Are Classrooms and Trees and Trees Teach Lessons, featuring Cathy Jordan, August 2018

Report: Guns tied to high suicide risk for teens with self-harm history, featuring Andy Barnes, March 2018

Report: More US teens are rejecting 'boy' or 'girl" gender identities, featuring the work of division members Barb McMorris, Amy Gower, and Marla Eisenberg, February 2018



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Congratulations to Annie-Laurie McRee, DrPH on her selection as one of the 7 new McKnight Presidential Fellows! 


Annie-Laurie McRee, now featured as one of the 7 new McKnight Presidential Fellows! This exciting three-year award is given to exceptional faculty who have been newly granted tenure and promotion to associate professor, to recognize their accomplishments and support their ongoing research and scholarship.