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Promoting What Works: A Symposium of Approaches for Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents

Research to Practice: Applied Research Approaches for Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents - Part I

Lee Beers, M.D.
Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health Children’s National Medical Center

Paul Florsheim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair School of Public Health University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Trina Anglin, M.D., Ph.D. (Moderator)
Chief, Adolescent Health Branch Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

Joseph Telfair, Dr.P.H. M.S.W./M.P.H. (Response panelist)
Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sarah Avellar, Ph.D. (Response panelist)
Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Kristine Andrews, Ph.D. (Response panelist)
Research Scientist, Child Trends

In transitioning from research to practice, this two-part panel discussion will explore examples of effective and promising approaches across four key domains of adolescent pregnancy programming:

  • Healthy Outcomes for Adolescent Mothers and their Children
  • Healthy Relationships and Engagement with Adolescent Fathers
  • Healthy birth outcomes for pregnant mothers and babies
  • Healthy relationships and engagement with adolescent fathers

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