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Gale                           Burstein

Gale R. Burstein MD, MPH

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Adolescent Medicine; Adolescent Medicine - Pediatrics; General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, STD/HIV Prevention, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (1998)
  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (1997)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Adolescent Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine (1996)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1993)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1991)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo, magna cum laude (1990)
  • BS, Mathematics and Biology, Union College, magna cum laude (1986)
Employment:
  • Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2013-present)
  • Research Professor, University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions (2013-present)
  • Commissioner, Erie County Department of Health (2012-present)
  • Physician Faculty, NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center (2011-present)
  • Attending Physician, Kaleida Health High School Clinics (2007-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2009–2013)
  • Research Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions (2006–2013)
  • Medical Director, STD Clinic, Erie County Department of Health (2009–2012)
  • Assignee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention (2008–2012)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2006–2009)
  • Medical Director, Epidemiology and Surveillance and STD and TB Control, Erie County Department of Health (2005–2009)
  • Medical Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1999–2005)
  • Assistant Director of Family Planning Services, Johns Hopkins University (1998–1999)
  • Clinical Instructor, Johns Hopkins University (1997–1998)
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Maryland (1994–1996)
  • Chief of Pediatrics, Shongwe Hospital, South Africa (1993–1994)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Buffalo Business First: Women of Influence Award (2016)
  • Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network: Caregiver Honoree Award (2016)
  • New York State Department of Health: Commissioner's Special Recognition Award (2014)
  • Erie County Accomplishment Award (2011)
  • Merck Vaccination Service Award (2010)
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials: Promising Practice Award (2009)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Honor Student Accommodation (2004)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Public Health Service Citation (2003)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: New Investigator Award Finalist (1998)
  • Baltimore Mayor's Citation for Community Service (1997)
  • Gibson Honorary Society (1988)
  • Catholic Organization for Emergency Relief and Refugee Scholarship (1988)
  • Gatesman Society (1983)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Delta Omega Honor Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Special Achievement Award (2008, 2012, 2015)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2015–January 2017
    NYSDOH Evaluation of Methods for Improving Screening for Chlamydia among Young Women Seen in Primary Care Settings
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $107,000
  • January 2015–December 2015
    American Academy of Pediatrics NY-1 Chapter Improving HPV Immunization Rates
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $31,000
  • January 2014–December 2014
    American Academy of Pediatrics NY-1 Chapter Adolescent Reproductive Health Care Services Training Program Proposal
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $7,500
  • January 2011–December 2011
    AAP District II New York State Adolescent Heath Educational Award
    American Academy of Pediatrics Adolescent Health Partnership Project
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,000
  • January 2010–January 2011
    Enhanced Chlamydia Screening in the Medical Home
    National Chlamydia Coalition
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • January 2008–January 2011
    Adolescent Sexual Health Services
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2009–January 2010
    Accessing Confidential Adolescent Sexual Health Services
    American Academy of Pediatrics Community Access to Child Health Program
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $11,800
  • January 2009–January 2010
    Providing Confidentiality for Adolescent Health Care (PCAHC) Demonstration Project
    Region II Infertility Prevention Project Special Project
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $4,260
  • January 2009–January 2010
    AAP New York State Chapter 1 Adolescent Heath Educational Award
    American Academy of Pediatrics Adolescent Health Partnership Project
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,000

Journal Articles:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Burstein GR, Workowski KM. "Herpes Genitalis". Adolescent Health Care, A Practical Guide, 6th Edition. 2016.
  • Burstein GR. "The Epidemiology of Adolescent Health Problems". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Burstein GR. "Delivery of Health Care to Adolescents". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Holland-Hall C, Burstein GR. "Adolescent Physical and Social Development". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Holland-Hall C, Burstein GR. "The Breast". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Jatlaoui T, Burstein GR. "Contraception". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Burstein GR, Sucato G. "Menstrual Problems". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Burstein GR. "Sexually Transmitted Infections". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. 2016.
  • Burstein GR. "Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents and Children". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Hepatitis and Youth in Correctional Settings". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Bacterial Vaginosis". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Chlamydia trachomatis". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Gonococcal Infections". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Granuloma Inguinale". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Pelvic Inflammatory Disease". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Trichomonas vaginalis Infections". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Burstein GR. "Sexually Transmitted Infections". Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th Edition. 2015.
  • Shafii T, Burstein GR. "Chlamydia". Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2013.
  • Kester JM, Burstein GR, Blythe MJ. "Sexually Transmitted Infection Syndromes". Principles and Practices of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 4th Edition. 2012.
  • Shafii T, Burstein GR. "Approach to the Female Adolescent". Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics, 2nd Edition. 2011; 6(24).
  • Shafii T, Burstein GR. "Adolescent Gynecology: Sexually Transmitted Infections". Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics, 2nd Edition. 2011; 6(24).
  • Burstein GR. "The Epidemiology of Adolescent Health Problems". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th Edition. 2011.
  • Burstein GR, Cromer B. "Delivery of Health Care to Adolescents". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th Edition. 2011.
  • Burstein GR. "Sexually Transmitted Infections". Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th Edition. 2011.
  • Shafii T, Burstein GR. "Diagnosis and Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents". Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2011.
  • Eliscu AH, Terrell LR, Blythe MJ, Burstein GR. "Adolescent Sexually Transmitted Infections". Pediatric and Adolescent Sexuality and Gynecology: Principles for the Primary Care Clinician. 2010.
  • Burstein GR. "Dr. Mommy Blues". On Being a Doctor 3. 2009.
  • Burstein GR, Workowski KM. "Herpes Genitalis". Handbook of Adolescent Health Care. 2008.
  • Burstein GR, Henderson Z, Jain N, Irwin KL. "The Role of Primary Care Clinicians in STD, HIV, and Hepatitis Prevention and Care". Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 4th Edition. 2008.
  • Burstein GR, Workowski KM. "Herpes Genitalis". Adolescent Health Care, A Practical Guide, 5th Edition. 2008.
  • Burstein GR, Ryan SA, Workowski KM. "Cervicitis, Chlamydia, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, and Vaginitis". Mosby‘s Pediatric Clinical Advisor, 2nd Edition. 2007.
  • Burstein GR. "Sexually Transmitted Diseases". Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy, 2nd Edition. 2004.
  • Burstein GR, Ryan SA. "Chlamydia, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Cervicitis, and Vaginitis". Mosby‘s Pediatric Clinical Advisor. 2001.
  • Bloom PD, Burstein GR, Gordeuk VR. "Iron Overload and Hemochromatosis in African Americans". Hemochromatosis. 2000.
  • Burstein GR, Romaplo AM. "Chlamydia". Women and Health. 1999.
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Abstracts:
  • Radovic A, Burstein GR, Murray P, Hall C, Sucato G. Adolescent Preference for Expedited Partner Therapy Versus Standard Referral for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Partner Management. J Adolesc Health. 2011; 48(2 Sup).
  • Burstein GR, Glaser K, Kahn L, Tumiel-Berhalter L. Barriers and Solutions to Commercially Insured Adolescents Accessing Confidential Sexual Health Services. J Adolesc Health. 2010; 46(2 Sup).
  • Burstein GR, Snyder MH, Conley D, Howell MR, Boekeloo B, Quinn TC, Zenilman JM. Screening Females for Chlamydia in a Large Managed Care Organization: A New HEDIS Measure. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2000; 13(2).
  • Burstein GR, Gaydos CA, Diener-West M, Brathwaite W, Howell MR, Zenilman JM, Quinn TC. Predictors of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Diagnosed by Polymerase Chain Reaction Among Females with Repeat Visits to Inner City Clinics. J Adolesc Health. 1998; 22(2).
  • Burstein GR, Waterfield G, Hauptman P, Joffe A, Quinn TC, Gaydos CA. High Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae Documented in Middle School Students by Urine Based DNA Screening. J Adolesc Health. 1998; 22(2).
  • Burstein GR, Nitz K. Is Past History of Chlamydia Associated with Symptoms on Presentation with Current Chlamydia Infection?. J Adolesc Health. 1997; 20(2).

Professional Memberships:
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine: Fellow (FSAHM) (2010–present)
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2007–2009)
  • Erie County Medical Society (2006–2010)
  • Medical Society for the State of New York (2006–2010)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: New York State Chapter 1
  • American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials
Presentations:
  • "Confronting Opioid Dependence: An Interprofessional Strategy" 1st Annual Interprofessional Forum, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Adolescent Sexual Health Service Utilization in Medicaid Program" Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association (2016)
  • "Descriptive Epidemiology of Naloxone Administration by Police Officers and Firefighters Responding to Opioid Overdose in Erie County, NY" Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association (2016)
  • "Health Care of the GLBTQ Patient" Aloha Update on Pediatrics, Children‘s Hospital Los Angeles (2016)
  • "Long Acting Reversible Contraception: First Line Care for Adolescents" Aloha Update on Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2016)
  • "Opioid Addiction and the Adolescent Brain" Aloha Update on Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2016)
  • "Routinizing Sexual Health Care in Primary Care" Aloha Update on Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2016)
  • "Update on HPV Vaccine" Aloha Update on Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2016)
  • "Vaginitis in the Adolescent: Diagnosis and Management" Aloha Update on Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (2016)
  • "Chlamydia Screening Programs: Considering the Options" Hologic Sponsored Luncheon at National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016)
  • "Descriptive Epidemiology of Naloxone Administration by Police Officers and Firefighters Responding to Opioid Overdose in Erie County, NY" Annual Conference, National Prevention Network (2016)
  • "Engaging Pediatric Providers in Sexual Health Training: A Strategy for Success" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016)
  • "Engaging Primary Care Providers in a Quality Improvement (QI) Initiative to Improve Chlamydia Screening" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016)
  • "Opioid Addictions Outbreak: A Public Health Crisis in WNY" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Kenmore Mercy Hospital (2016)
  • "HPV Disease: HPV Primary Prevention" NYS-1 Chapter Adolescent STD Course, NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and American Academy of Pediatrics (2016)
  • "HPV Disease: HPV Primary Prevention" Women's Wellness Symposium, Catholic Health (2016)
  • "Office-Based Care for Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Adolescents and Young Adults" NYS-1 Chapter Adolescent STD Course, NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and American Academy of Pediatrics (2016)
  • "Routinizing Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing and Treatment in Primary Care" NYS-1 Chapter Adolescent STD Course, NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and American Academy of Pediatrics (2016)
  • "Vaginitis" NYS-1 Chapter Adolescent STD Course, NYC STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and American Academy of Pediatrics (2016)
  • "2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Baystate Medical Center (2016)
  • "2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Opioid Addictions Outbreak: A Public Health Crisis in WNY" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Sisters Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Routinizing Sexual Health Care in Primary Care" Pediatric Conference, Baystate Medical Center (2016)
  • "AAP Support Planned Parenthood‘s and Other Proviers‘ Mission to Provide Critical Sexual Health Care Services to Adolescents" Annual Leadership Forum Resolution 41, American Academy of Pediatrics, Advisory Committee to the Board on Community, Chapter and State Affairs (2016)
  • "Opioid Addiction in Teenagers" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Opioid Addictions Outbreak: A Public Health Crisis in WNY" AMA Medical Student Lecture, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Opioid Addictions Outbreak: A Public Health Crisis in WNY" Mini Med School, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "The Brain Disease Model of Adolescent Addiction: Implications for Prevention and Treatment" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Promoting Maternal and Child Health and Preventing and Treating Addiction in Erie County" Advancing Prevention Project Webinar, New York Academy of Medicine (2016)
  • "2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Opioid Addictions Outbreak: A Public Health Crisis in WNY" Primary Care Update Conference, UBMD Internal Medicine (2016)
  • "What Does the County Health Department Do that Psychiatrists Should Know About?" Psychiatry Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital (2015)
  • "The Opioid Addictions Outbreak: How Did We Get Here? What is This Doing to Our Community?" , Syracuse Pediatric Society (2015)
  • "The Opioid Addictions Outbreak: How Did We Get Here? What is This Doing to Our Community?" Executive Leadership Study Group Series, Erie 2 BOCES (2015)
  • "2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease" 31st Annual Update of STD/HIV/AIDS, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2015)
  • "Adolescents and Sexual Health: Victims of Their Developmental Circumstances" 31st Annual Update of STD/HIV/AIDS, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2015)
  • "Promoting Judicious Use of Antibiotics in the Community" Fall Meeting, WNY Association of School Nurses (2015)
  • "HPV Disease" NYS HPV Immunization Conference, American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • "The Opioid Addictions Outbreak: What is This Doing to Our Community?" , Chautauqua Institution (2015)
  • "2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease" Adolescent Sexual Health Webinar Series, New York Promoting and Advancing Teen Health, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, Physicians for Reproductive Health (2015)
  • "Current State of Health, Erie County, NY" Conversations for Tomorrow - Preventive Services Community Event, Child and Family Services (2015)
  • "Responding to Disasters: Ebola and Other Epidemics" District II and VII Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • "How Do I Improve Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in My Practice?" Webinar, National Indian Health Services (2015)
  • "Have You Heard about the New Bug Around Town? Mycoplasma genitalium Clinical Epidemiology and Treatment Considerations" Annual Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2015)
  • "Long Acting Reversible Contraception: First Line Care for Adolescents" Reunion de las Americas en Pediatria, La Asociacion Mexicana de Pediatria (2015)
  • "Long Acting Reversible Contraception: First Line Care for Adolescents" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital (2015)
  • "Non-Viral Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening" Reunion de las Americas en Pediatria, La Asociacion Mexicana de Pediatria (2015)
  • "Routinizing STI Screening in Primary Care" Adolescent Sexual Health Workshop, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital (2015)
  • "Tools to Address Preserving Confidentiality, Providing Services to Adolescents and Talking with Parents" Webinar, National Committee for Quality Assurance (2015)
  • "Using a Regional Health Informational Exchange to Facilitate Public Health STD Reporting and Partner Notification" New York State HIV and STD Partner Service Meeting, New York State Department of Health (2015)
  • "Long Acting Reversible Contraception: First Line Care for Adolescents" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Routinizing STI Screening in Primary Care" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Center for Translational Research (2014)
  • "Routinizing STI Screening in Primary Care" Webinar, New York Promoting and Advancing Teen Health and Physicians for Reproductive Health (2014)
  • "Using a Regional Health Informational Exchange to Facilitate Public Health Reporting" , New York State Association of County Health Officials (2014)
  • "How Do I Improve Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in My Practice?" Webinar, Alaskan Indian Health Service (2014)
  • "Routinizing STI Screening in Primary Care" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Michigan (2014)
  • "How Do I Improve Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in My Practice?" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics (2014)
  • "Using HEALTHeLINK, a Regional Health Information Exchange, to Facilitate Communicable Disease Reporting and Investigation" Annual Conference, National Association of County and City Health Officials (2014)
  • "A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing Adolescent Females in the Emergency Department" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014)
  • "Autocorrect: Pediatricians Correcting the Behavior of Teen Texting and Driving" NYS Chapter 1 Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics (2014)
  • "HPV Vaccine: The Male Factor" Grand Rounds, Maimonides Infants and Children's Hospital (2014)
  • "Sexual Health Training and Primary Care Providers: A New Frontier for an Old Audience" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014)
  • "The Spatial, Temporal and Environmental Trends of Gonorrhea in Erie County, NY" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014)
  • "Tracking Trichomonas in Routine Pediatric Primary Care" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014)
  • "Using a Regional Health Information Exchange to Facilitate Public Health STD Reporting and Partner Notification" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014)
  • "Autocorrect: Pediatricians Correcting the Behavior of Teen Texting and Driving" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Distracted Driving" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Enhancing Primary Care Provider Chlamydia Screening Practices by Creating an Adolescent Medical Home" Webinar, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (2014)
  • "Increasing HPV Vaccine Uptake" Annual Meeting, Finger Lakes NY Immunization Coalition (2014)
  • "Autocorrect: Pediatricians Correcting the Behavior of Teen Texting and Driving" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Upstate Golisano Children‘s Hospital (2014)
  • "Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in Males and the State of Sexual Health Services for Adolescent and Young Adult Males" Annual Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2014)
  • "Integrating Reproductive Health Services for Males: Recommendations, Practical Strategies, and Tools for Increasing and Improving Services to Male Clients" Annual Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2014)
  • "Cancer Prevention in an Era of Reform: The Role of Public Health" Grand Rounds, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2014)
  • "Sexual Health Training and Primary Care Physicians: A New Frontier with an Old Audience" Annual Meeting, National Coalition of STD Directors (2013)
  • "Increasing Adolescent HPV Vaccine Uptake" Jefferson Family Medicine, UBMD Family Medicine (2013)
  • "Increasing Young Adult HPV Vaccine Uptake" Annual Meeting, Western New York Adult Immunization Coalition (2013)
  • "Increasing Awareness of Resistant Gonorrhea as a Threat to Public Health" Family Medicine Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing Adolescent Females in the Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Billing for Confidential Services - Challenges and How to Make Confidential Care Economically Feasible" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "University Student Health Center Protocol to Increase Rescreening Rates through a Clinic-Based Quality Improvement Plan" Annual Meeting, American College Health Association (2013)
  • "Emerging Neisseria gonorrhoeae Resistance" Adolescent Reproductive and Health Education Program Faculty Training, Physicians for Reproductive Health (2013)
  • "Emerging Neisseria gonorrhoeae Resistance" Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Emerging Neisseria gonorrhoeae Resistance" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Winthrop University Hospital (2013)
  • "A New Strategy for Trichomonas Testing Adolescent Females in the Emergency Department" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2013)
  • "Immunications: Not Just for Kids" UB at Noon, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Emerging Neisseria gonorrhoeae Resistance" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Increasing Awareness of Resistant Gonorrhea as a Threat to Public Health" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Emerging Neisseria gonorrhoeae Resistance" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Routinizing Sexual Health Services in Primary Care" , Syracuse Pediatric Society (2012)
  • "Screening Tools in the Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Guide for the Primary Care Provider" Upstate Conference on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, New York State Department of Health Clinical Education Initiative (2012)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the LGBT Population" Upstate Conference on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, New York State Department of Health Clinical Education Initiative (2012)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Politics Trump Science?" , Western New York Pediatrics (2012)
  • "Increasing Access to Confidential Adolescent Sexual Health Care Services" Annual Meeting, National Coalition of STD Directors (2012)
  • "Sexual Health Care for GLBTQ Youth" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)
  • "When the Screen(ing) Door Opens: Updates on the Newest STD Testing and Management Strategies" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)
  • "Erie County Communicable Diseases Update" Infectious Diseases Conference, Veterans Affairs Hospital (2012)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Politics Trump Science?" Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Pertussis Surveillance in Erie County" Pediatric Infectious Diseases Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia and New CDC Gonorrhea Treatment Recommendations" Emergency Department, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Politics Trump Science?" NYS Chapter 1 Vaccine Summit, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)
  • "E-Surveillance" Bi-Regional Meeting, Region II and IV Infertility Prevention Project (2012)
  • "Enhancing Chlamydia Screening by Creating an Adolescent Medical Home" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "New Health Department Partnerships for Sexual Health Delivery: Erie County Department of Health Experience" Bi-Regional Meeting, Region II and IV Infertility Prevention Project (2012)
  • "Adolescent STDs: The Hidden Epidemic" Committee Meeting, Erie County Commission on the Status of Women (2012)
  • "Chlamydia: Epidemiology to Plan Control" Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program, University of Rochester (2012)
  • "Emerging Issues in Sexually Transmitted Infections" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies, Workshop (2012)
  • "Enhancing Adolescent Sexual Health Services in Primary Care by Developing an Adolescent Medical Home" Annual Meeting, Region II Infertility Project (2012)
  • "Medical Homes, Primary Care and the Role of LHDs in Our New World of Health Care Reform" , New York State Association of County Health Officials (2012)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines and Beyond..." Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Chlamydia: Using Epidemiology to Plan Control" Department of Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Enhanced Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Surveillance in Three New York State Emergency Departments" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2012)
  • "Increasing Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Retesting Rates in a Student Health Center (SHC) Using a Quality Improvement Approach" 2012 National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2012)
  • "Increasing Chlamydia Screening in Primary Care by Creating an Adolescent Medical Home" 2012 National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2012)
  • "Sexual Risk Behavior: HIV, STD, and Teen Pregnancy: the Hidden Epidemic" Sisters to Sisters Summit Workshop, Girl Scouts of Western New York (2012)
  • "Sexual Assault" Adolescent Medicine Board Review Course, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Infections" Adolescent Medicine Board Review Course, American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)
  • "National Chlamydia Coalition: A Work in Progress" National Meeting, National Chlamydia Coalition (2012)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines and Beyond..." Western New York Chapter Meeting, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (2011)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Politics Trump Science?" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "The Essentials of Contraception and Adolescents Part 1" Hodge Pediatric Clinic, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "The Essentials of Contraception and Adolescents Part 1" Towne Garden Pediatric Clinic, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia and the New CDC Gonorrhea Treatment Recommendations" Center Meeting, Western New York Immediate Care Center (2011)
  • "Health Care Reform and Confidentiality of Sexual Health Care Services" Annual Meeting, National Coalition of STD Directors (2011)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Politics Trump Science?" NYS Chapters 2 and 3 Vaccine Summit, American Academy of Pediatrics (2011)
  • "Adolescent Sexual Risks Behaviors amd Consequences" Freshman Orientation, Middle Early College High School (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines and Beyond" Webinar: www.cicatelli.org/titlex/audio/20111025/STDTreatmentGuidelinesWebinar20111025.pdf, CDC Region II Family Planning Training Center (2011)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia and the New CDC Gonorrhea Treatment Recommendations" General Pediatrics Division Meeting, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Adolescent Sexual Risks Behaviors and Consequences" Freshman Orientation, Global Concepts Charter School (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines and Beyond..." Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Sisters of Charity Hospital (2011)
  • "Adolescent Sexual Risks Behaviors and Consequences" Freshman Orientation, Buffalo Park South Park High School (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters of Charity Hospital (2011)
  • "Health Care Reform and Confidentiality of Sexual Health Care Services" Office of Family Planning‘s 2011 Title X Family Planning National Grantee Meeting, Office of Population Affairs (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Northwest Buffalo Community Health Center (2011)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy in New York State: A New Tool for Providers to Prevent Chlamydia Reinfection Among Adolescents" Webinar: www3.gotomeeting.com/register/852335009, American Academy of Pediatrics and CDC Region II STD/HIV Prevention Training Center (2011)
  • "Focus on Adolescent Sexual Health" Webinar: www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/Adolescent-Webinar-Slides-June-1-2011.pdf, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, South Buffalo Mercy Hospital (2011)
  • "Chlamydia" Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program, University of Rochester (2011)
  • "Promoting Adolescent Reproductive Health Program (PARHP)" Annual Meeting, Finger Lakes Region HIV/STD/Hepatitis Prevention Coalition (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Maria Fareri Children‘s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Annual Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2011)
  • "Chlamydia" Department of Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Non-Genital and Chlamydia Screening But Were Afraid to Ask" Annual Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Annual Meeting, The Physicians for Reproductive Choices and Health Adolescent Reproductive Sexual Health Education Project (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, New York Methodist Hospital (2011)
  • "STI Services for Adolescent Patients: Confidentiality is Key" Chlamydia Clinical Issues Update, Region II STD/HIV Prevention Training Center (2011)
  • "Changes in the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "What is New in the New CDC HIV and STD Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Increasing Adolescent Sexual Health Services in Primary Care" 2010 National Conference, Council of State Governments (2010)
  • "Sex + Drugs Do Not Equal Rock and Roll!" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Pelvic Inflammatory Disease" School-Based Health Clinic, Kaleida Health, Nurse Practitioners (2010)
  • "Vaccine Safety" Community Lecture, Hilbert College (2010)
  • "Male HPV Vaccine" Hodge Pediatric Clinic, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "PID Surveillance and Quality Improvement" Emergency Department Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Interviewing Adolescent Patients" Pediatric Residency Lecture, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "CDC Partners Address Chlamydia Challenges" Public Health Grand Rounds, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010)
  • "Chlamydia Prevention: Challenges and Strategies for Reducing Disease Burden" Public Health Grand Rounds, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy" Spring Meeting, Onondaga Pediatric Society (2010)
  • "Male HPV Vaccine" School-Based Health Clinic, Kaleida Health, Nurse Practitioners (2010)
  • "New York State Expanded Syringe Access and Disposal Program" Pediatric Grand Rounds, South Buffalo Mercy Hospital (2010)
  • "Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Sneak Peak to the 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Upstate Golisano Children‘s Hospital (2010)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Pediatricians Can Make a Difference!" Mailman School of Public Health Meeting, Columbia University (2010)
  • "Barriers and Solutions to Adolescents Accessing Confidential Health Services" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2010)
  • "Giving Adolescents Diagnosed with STIs Medication for Their Partners: Is This Feasible? Is This Effective? Will I Go to Jail?" Annual Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2010)
  • "Missed Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Diagnoses and Treatment Detected Through Health Department Surveillance in Two Western New York Emergency Departments" Annual Clinical Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2010)
  • "Barriers and Solutions to Commercially Insured Adolescents Accessing Confidential Sexual Health Services" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010)
  • "Enhanced Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Surveillance in Two Erie County, New York Emergency Departments" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010)
  • "High Chlamydia Prevalence Found in a Collaborative Health Department - University Student Health Services STI Screening Program" 2010 National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010)
  • "HPV: Disease and Vaccination" Department of Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Policy on Adolescent Confidentiality and Electronic Health Records" Annual Leadership Forum Resolution 39, American Academy of Pediatrics, Advisory Committee to the Board on Community, Chapter and State Affairs (2010)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Providers Can Make a Difference!" Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Lecture, University of Rochester (2010)
  • "Adolescent Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Adolescent Sexual Assault" Adolescent Medicine Board Review Course, American Academy of Pediatrics (2010)
  • "Accessing Confidential Adolescent Health Care Services" Faculty Development/Primary Care Research Forum, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "New York State Expanded Syringe Access and Disposal Program" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "PID Surveillance and Vaginitis Testing" Emergency Department Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "A 2010 Clinician's Guide to Influenza and Vaccination Protocols" Grand Rounds, Buffalo Psychiatric Center (2009)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Providers' Role in Controlling the Epidemic" 1st Annual Navajo Indian Health Service Adolescent Health Conference, Indian Health Service (2009)
  • "PID Surveillance" Emergency Department Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Pediatricians Can Make a Difference!" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Rush University (2009)
  • "HPV Vaccine and Safety" Family Medicine Residency Lecture, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "Interviewing Adolescent Patients" Pediatric Residency Lecture, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Phi Beta Kappa Chapter (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters of Charity Hospital (2009)
  • "Are You Smarter than an Epidemiologist?" Summer Camp Lecture and Interactive Demonstration, Buffalo Museum of Science (2009)
  • "Adolescent and Young Adult HCV Infection" Family Medicine Residency Lecture, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" Obstetric and Gynecology Grand Rounds, South Buffalo Mercy Hospital (2009)
  • "Microorganisms" Summer Camp Lecture and Interactive Demonstration, Buffalo Museum of Science (2009)
  • "HPV Vaccine Safety" Annual Meeting, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (2009)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Pediatricians Can Make a Difference!" Annual Meeting, Central New York Pediatric Society (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" Pediatric Grand Rounds, South Buffalo Mercy Hospital (2009)
  • "HPV Vaccine Safety" New York State Chapter 1 Vaccine Summit, American Academy of Pediatrics (2009)
  • "Immunization Fast Track 2009" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Promoting Adolescent Reproductive Health Care" New York State Chapter 1 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics (2009)
  • "Adolescent and Young Adult Hepatitis C Virus Infections: Finding Cases in Unexpected Places" National Viral Hepatitis Training Center Webinar, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC State Hepatitis Program Directors (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Hepatitis C Virus Epidemic" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2009)
  • "Can Providers Assure Commercially Insured Adolescents Confidentiality for Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening and Treatment? Conflicting Laws and Innovative Approaches" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2009)
  • "Adolescent Contraception: A Roadmap for Providers" Pediatric Offices Meeting (2009)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Pediatricians Can Make a Difference!" , Maimonides Medical Center (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" New York State Videoconference, New York State Department of Health, Office of the Medical Director (2009)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: the Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" Alliance Meeting, Western New York AIDS Alliance (2009)
  • "Immunization Fast Track 2009" Society Meeting, Monroe County Medical Society (2009)
  • "Immunization Fast Track 2009" Society Meeting, Chautauqua County Medical Society (2009)
  • "HPV Vaccine Safety" New York State Chapters 2 and 3 Vaccine Summit, American Academy of Pediatrics (2008)
  • "Adolescents and Young Adults: The Overlooked Core of Hepatitis C Virus" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Adolescent Herpes Simplex Virus Infection" Family Medicine Residency Lecture, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • "Adolescents STIs: Tools for Talking, Testing and Treating" National Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2008)
  • "HPV Vaccine" Wellness Program Meeting, Independent Health (2008)
  • "AAP Support for the Practice of Expedited Partner Therapy for Persons Infected with Chlamydia trachomatis to Prevent Reinfection" Annual Leadership Forum Resolution 35SB, American Academy of Pediatrics, Advisory Committee to the Board on Community, Chapter and State Affairs (2008)
  • "Can Providers Assure Commercially Insured Adolescents Confidentiality for Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Screening and Treatment? Conflicting Laws and Innovative Approaches" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008)
  • "Use of Viral Hepatitis Surveillance to Detect a Cluster of Hepatitis C Virus Infection - New York, 2007" International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Defining the Problem Provider Role in Chlamydia Control" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "The Rural Context: Barriers, Current Prevention and Care Strategies, and Recommendations for Young Women‘s Access to HIV/AIDS and STD Success" National HIV Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2007)
  • "Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Workers" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Oral Manifestations of STIs" Society Meeting, Buffalo Dental Society (2007)
  • "The 4 R's of Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Workers: Recommendations, Rationale, Resistance, and Responsibility" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Sexual Health Care for Men Who Have Sex with Men" Family Medicine Department Meeting, University at Buffalo (2007)
  • "State Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Expansion" , WBFO (2007)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection and HIV Testing Reporting" Family Medicine Department Meeting, University at Buffalo (2007)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Defining the Provider Role" Pediatric Grand Rounds, South Buffalo Mercy Hospital (2007)
  • "Adolescent Herpes Simplex Virus Infection" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters Hospital (2007)
  • "Giving Adolescents Diagnosed with STDs Medication for Their Partners: Is This Feasible? Is This Effective? Will I Suffer Legal Consequences?" National Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2007)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Cancer Prevention!" Adolescent Health Update, Coney Island Hospital (2007)
  • "Minors and the Right to Consent to Health Care" National Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2007)
  • "Quinolone Resistant Neiserria gonorrhoeae" Society Meeting, Buffalo Pediatric Society (2007)
  • "Reporting Statutory Rape: What is Statutory Rape and What are Providers Mandated to Report?" National Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2007)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy: Is It Feasible? Is It Effective? Will I Go to Jail?" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2007)
  • "What is New in the New CDC STD Treatment Guidelines" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2007)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters Hospital (2007)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Epidemiology, Testing and Reporting" , SUNY Upstate Hospital (2007)
  • "Providing Confidential Adolescent Sexual Health Care Services" Society Meeting, Buffalo Pediatric Society (2007)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia Infection: New York State" New York State Chapter 1 Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics (2007)
  • "Immunization Update, 2006-2007" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Immunization Update, 2006-2007" , St. James Mercy Hospital (2006)
  • "Barriers to Chlamydia Testing Adolescents" Project Meeting, Region 2 Infertility Prevention Project (2006)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Cancer Prevention!" New York State Chapters 2 and 3 Vaccine Summit, American Academy of Pediatrics (2006)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Cancer Prevention!" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Sisters Hospital (2006)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia Infection" Department Meeting, Worcester County Health Department (2006)
  • "HPV Vaccine: Cancer Prevention!" New York State Chapter 1 Vaccine Summit, American Academy of Pediatrics (2006)
  • "Adolescent Chlamydia Infection: Epidemiology, Testing and Reporting" Adolescent Medicine Trainee Lecture, University of Rochester (2006)
  • "HIV Testing and Reporting" Adolescent Medicine Trainee Lecture, University of Rochester (2006)
  • "Chlamydial Adolescent Pelvic Inflammatory Disease" Society Meeting, Buffalo Pediatric Society (2005)
  • "Expedited Partner Therapy" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2005)
  • "Rapid HIV Testing Adolescents: Experience from the Field" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2005)
  • "Advancing HIV Prevention: New Strategies for a Changing Epidemic" 132nd Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association (2004)
  • "Post-Marketing Surveillance for the OraQuick Rapid HIV Antibody Test" AIDS Institute Meeting, New York State Department of Health (2004)
  • "A Rapid Presentation on Rapid HIV Tests" Annual Meeting, Substances Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2004)
  • "New HIV and STD Diagnostic Technologies - Painless, Precise, and Prompt" Center for School Mental Health Assistance Meeting, University of Maryland (2004)
  • "Retarding HIV Prevention: Initial Results from OraQuick Postmarketing Surveillance" Annual Meeting, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (2004)
  • "Client Preferences for Quick OraQuick Test Results in 3 U.S. States" XV International AIDS Conference, International AIDS Society (2004)
  • "Earlier Detection During Seroconversion by OraQuick Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test than by Conventional HIV Tests" XV International AIDS Conference, International AIDS Society (2004)
  • "Effects of Training and Field Experience on Staff Confidence and Skills for Rapid HIV Testing in New York State (NYS)" XV International AIDS Conference, International AIDS Society (2004)
  • "New HIV and STD Diagnostic Technologies - Painless, Precise, and Prompt" National Meeting, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2004)
  • "Use of New HIV and STI Diagnostic Technologies - Painless, Precise, and Prompt" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics, Georgia Chapter (2004)
  • "A Rapid Review of Rapid HIV Tests" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2004)
  • "Screening Rates Before and After the Introduction of the Chlamydia HEDIS Measure in a Managed Care Organization" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2004)
  • "Innovative Strategies for HIV Counseling and Testing Adolescents" , University of Alabama (2003)
  • "New HIV and STD Diagnostic Technologies - Painless, Precise, and Prompt" Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic College Health Association (2003)
  • "HIV Prevention Counseling with Youth: A Brief STD and HIV Prevention Intervention that Really Works!" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2003)
  • "What is New in the New CDC HIV and STD Guidelines" Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic College Health Association (2002)
  • "STD Update" National HIV/AIDS Conference, Kaiser Permanente (2002)
  • "Cost Effectiveness of a School-based Chlamydia Screening Program" National STD Prevention Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2002)
  • "New CDC Guidelines" National Meeting, Society for Adolescent Medicine (2002)
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Service Activities:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Adolescent Sexual Health Quality Improvement Fellowship Program; Advisory Council and Training Faculty Member (2016–2019)
  • National Network of Prevention Training Centers; Advisory Council and Training Faculty Member (2016–2019)
  • National Quality Improvement Center; Advisory Council and Training Faculty Member (2016–2019)
  • Erie County Opioid Task Force; Chair (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Clinical Translational Scientific Award - External Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of STD Prevention: Scientific Steering Committee; Committee Member (2015–2016)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Planned Parenthood Federation of American's National Medical Committee; Liaison (2015–present)
  • American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association: Publications Committee; Committee Member (2015–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: DoctHERS Planning Committee; Committee Member (2015–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: National Conference and Exhibition Planning Group; Member (2014–2020)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Guidelines for Providing Quality STD Clinical Services Steering Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use Guidelines Workgroup; Member (2014–present)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use Guidelines Workgroup; Member (2014–present)
  • New York State Department of Health: Ending AIDS Epidemic Task Force - Blueprint Plan Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • New York State Department of Health: STD Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • United Way of Buffalo and Erie County: Advocacy Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National STD Prevention Conference: Scientific Planning Committee; Committee Member (2013–2014)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health: National Adolescent Health Agenda Discussion Group; Member (2013)
  • Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network; Board of Directors (2013–present)
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials: HIV/STI Prevention Workgroup; Chair (2013–present)
  • Say Yes Buffalo: Community Leadership Council; Member (2013–present)
  • University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine: Advancement Council; Member (2013–present)
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine; Board of Directors (2012–2015)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 2014 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines; Reviewer (2012–2014)
  • Western New York Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Coalition; Member (2012–2013)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 'Youth HIV/STD Prevention and Sexual Health External Expert Review'; Expert Reviewer and Break-Out Group Co-Chair (2012)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2013; Reviewer (2012)
  • National Women‘s Health Resource Center, Inc. (HealthyWomen.org); Medical Advisor (2012)
  • New York State Department of Health: Health Improvement Project; Member (2012)
  • New York State Department of Health: Healthcare Associated Infectious Workgroup; Member (2012)
  • New York State Department of Health: Vaccine Preventable Disease Subgroup; Member (2012)
  • Western New York Public Health Alliance; Board of Directors (2012–present)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Journal; Editorial Board Member (2011–2018)
  • Merck: U.S. Advisory Board for HPV; Member (2011–2012)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Population Affairs: Title X Family Planning Program - Adolescent Services Technical Panel; Panel Member (2011–2012)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Prevention through Healthcare - Enhancing Health Department Preparedness and Response; Consultant (2011)
  • University at Buffalo Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender: Executive Committee; Committee Member (2011–present)
  • University at Buffalo Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender: Executive Committee; Committee Member (2011–present)
  • Buffalo Museum of Science Saturday Program: Public Health Workshop; Facilitator (2010)
  • Buffalo Public Schools: Sexual Health Committee; Chair (2010–2012)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: PREP Medical Advisory Board (2010–2011)
  • Family Justice Center: Fundraising Breakfast; Table Captain (2010–2011)
  • GlaxoSmithKline: Chlamydia trachomatis Vaccine; Advisory Board (2010–2011)
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Subcommittee; Committee Member (2010–present)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: STD Special Interest Group; Co-Leader (2010–present)
  • Buffalo Museum of Science Summer Camp Program: Public Health Workshop; Facilitator (2009)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Adolescent Health Nominations Committee; Committee Member (2009–2011)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Infertility National Action Plan Workgroup; Member (2009–2011)
  • GlaxoSmithKline: Pediatric HPV Vaccine; Advisory Board (2009–2010)
  • National Women‘s Health Resource Center, Inc. (HealthyWomen.org); Medical Advisor (2009–2010)
  • New York State Department of Health: ACT for YOUTH Program; Consultant (2009–2010)
  • Western New York Perinatal Forum; Member (2009–2010)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: New York State Chapter 1; Trustee (2009–present)
  • Western New York Vaccine Safety Coalition; Member (2009–present)
  • Merck: Male HPV Vaccine; Advisory Board (2008–2011)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines; Reviewer (2008–2010)
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials: HIV/STI Prevention Workgroup; Member (2008–2010)
  • New York State Department of Health: Expedited Partner Therapy Workgroup; Member (2008–2010)
  • Western New York HIV/AIDS Public Health Coalition; Erie County Representative (2008–2010)
  • Western New York Pediatric and Adolescent Immunization Coalition; Member (2008–2010)
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Board of Directors (2008–2009)
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology: Membership Committee; Committee Member (2008–2009)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: Program Committee; Committee Member (2008–2009)
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials: Adolescent-Friendly Services Toolkit for Local Health Departments Expert Panel; Member (2008–present)
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine: National Chlamydia Coalition; Representative (2008–present)
  • Local Rally for Rep. Thomas Reynold to Support Expansion of State Health Insurance Program (SCHIP); Invited Participant (2007)
  • CDC Workgroup: Implementation Guidance for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings; Member (2007–2010)
  • New York State Stakeholders for Providing Confidentiality for Adolescent Healthcare; Co-Chair (2007–2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Educational Initiative to Incorporate Public Health into Curriculum; Member (2007–2009)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: Nomination Committee; Committee Member (2007–2008)
  • Partnership for Prevention: Advisory Committee for Adolescent Chlamydia Screening; Committee Member (2007)
  • Physician Newsletter Articles on Adolescent Chlamydia Public Problem for Erie County Medical Society, Independent Health, and Blue Cross Blue Shield; Writer (2007)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York: Immunization Update 2006-2007; Panel Member (2007)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: New York State Chapter 1 Adolescent Committee; Chair (2007–present)
  • GlaxoSmithKline: Speakers Bureau; Member (2007–present)
  • Merck: Speakers Bureau; Member (2006–2012)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: CDC Male Chlamydia Screening Consultation; Liaison (2006)
  • Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health: Adolescent Reproductive Health Education Project; Faculty and Lecturer (2006–present)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Region II Infertility Prevention Project; State Representative (2005–2012)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: Clinical Services Committee; Committee Member (2005–2009)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: CDC Expedited Partner Therapy Consultation; Liaison (2005)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine National Meeting: HIV Prevention Counseling with Youth Training for Adolescent Medicine Fellows; Teacher (2003)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine: STD Special Interest Group; Co-Leader (2002–2004)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting; Organizer of Child Care (2000–2002)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: CDC STD Treatment Guidelines Consultants Meeting; Consultant (2000)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: CDC STD Prevention Partnership; Liaison (1999–2005)
  • American Social Health Association: National Advisory Panel for www.iwannaknow.org; Consultant (1999)
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting: Professional Development Seminar "Raising a Family and a Career"; Founder and Co-Leader (1999–present)
  • ABC, CBS, NBC, Time Magazine, Newsweek, and British Medical Journal: Adolescent Chlamydia Infection; Interviewee (1998)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: STD Treatment Guidelines Consultants Meeting; Panel Member (1997)
  • Fellowship of Lights (Baltimore, MD); Board of Directors (1996–1999)
  • American Journal of Preventive Medicine; Reviewer
  • Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine; Reviewer
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal; Reviewer
  • JAMA Pediatrics; Reviewer
  • Journal of Adolescent Health; Reviewer
  • Journal of Infectious Diseases; Reviewer
  • Journal of Pediatrics; Reviewer
  • Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health; Reviewer
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Journal; Reviewer
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Journal; Reviewer

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Erie County Department of Health
95 Franklin Street
Room 910
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-6976
Email: grb4@buffalo.edu

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