Our division has significant experience working in the field of public health. Our faculty participate in:
- “Youth-Link,” a New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute program that has as its primary objective the identification and linkage into medical care of HIV-positive adolescents and young adults ages 12-24, provided by the Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Designated Center of Western New York at Oishei Children’s Hospital. This project also cares for youth at risk, including disenfranchised youth and those who are hepatitis C positive, and provides follow-up medical care for those who have been victims of sexual assault and elect to go on post-exposure HIV prophylaxis. Project funding: 2002-present.
- New York State Department of Health - Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders, Center of Excellence: 2005-present
- school health projects - providing management, clinical staff and supervision for three school-based clinics in the city of Buffalo
- reviewing for academic journals, including Pediatrics and Journal of Adolescent Health
Our diverse staff provides specialized care, including the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders, sexually transmitted diseases and substance abuse, as well as the management of mental health conditions, reproductive health care and chronic disease.