Continuous Research Aimed at Benefiting Patients

Doctors in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine are involved in a variety of research projects.

The team has published dozens of papers describing its work and discoveries, focused on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Central nervous system, neuropsychologic and pulmonary manifestations of sickle cell anemia
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Environmental health and sustainability
  • Antibiotic use and resistance
  • Health outcomes and safety
  • Parental health literacy and self-efficacy
  • Assessing educational intervention for medical students and pediatric residents
  • Exercise physiology
  • Pediatric ethics
  • Office-based clinical research
  • Advancing adolescent health

Successful health care delivery depends heavily on up-to-the-minute research. Thanks to the generosity of families willing to participate in clinical trials through the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, children all over the world stand to benefit from new knowledge. Research drives innovations in medicine and increases caregivers’ understanding of children’s unique medical problems.