January 19, 2018

Archives: Research Network

Technology as clinician extender in the delivery of clinical preventive services (C. Wong, MD, Duke U; E. Weitzman PhD & S. Harris, PhD BCH/HU; E. Ozer, PhD, UCSF) Led by Dr. Wong, this effort expands on the AYAH-RN’s review article on Clinical Preventive Services and a workshop presented that the 2017 SAHM meeting. The researchers…

Dr. Kim Ahrens, MD, MPH at UW/Seattle Children’s Hospital is conducting an innovative study that tests of intervention for youth with special health care needs that is patient-centered, parent-engaged, and developmentally-informed. The study involves a literature search and focus groups with YSHCN aged 15-25 years, caregivers, and providers to gather input on the most critical…

Assessing adolescent technology use; sleep hygiene and related clinical screening (using California Health Interview Survey Data) Dr. Ozer, as a member of the Adolescent Advisory Committee for the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) has spearheaded this project that uses the 2017 administration of CHIS. The AYAH-RN facilitated the addition of key questions focused on technology…

Developing models of care for transgender youth (S. Vance, UCSF; C. Guss, BCH/HU LEAH fellow; D. Breland, UW). A team of new investigators is collaborating on a project to understand how and when gender identity is assessed and documented in various clinical settings and what potential best practices and barriers exists. The team developed a…

Ron Dahl, MD from the Center on the Developing Adolescent presented at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) Annual Meeting on March 9, 2016. Read more below about this presentation. Title: Adolescent Brain Development in Context: Implications for Health, Education, and Social Policy. Description: We are in the midst of an explosion of…

The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network (AYAH-RN) held a workshop at the SAHM 2017 Annual Meeting— “Cultivating Connections: The Importance of Relationships in Adolescent and Young Adult Health.” AYAH-RN Workshop, March 8, 2017, “USING TECHNOLOGY TO EXTEND CLINICIANS’ PREVENTIVE REACH.” The Network is pleased to share presentations given by our staff and partners. Dr….

Dr. Sion Kim Harris from the AYAH-RN was interviewed in a recent article from the New York Times, which explores the correlation between increased use of electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) and the decline of drug use among American teens. Read it here!

The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network is pleased to announce the publication of a review article on clinical preventive services for adolescents and young adults in the Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH). This article is available FREE online (and will come out in the March issue of JAH), here:   http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(16)30401-3/fulltext   The article reviews…

Dr. Elizabeth Ozer, AYAH-RN’s Principal Investigator, was interviewed in a recent article on how parenting practices need to evolve as teenagers get older and enter early adulthood.  Read the article here.