Diaz A, Bilchik S, Kreipe R, Brown J, English A. 2010. Creating healthy opportunities: Conversations with adolescent health experts. Washington, DC: National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation, 20 pp.
Annotation: This is a collection of interviews with five experts in the field of adolescent health. The interviews -- conducted by public radio performer Karen Brown -- focus on planning effective programs for adolescents based on lessons learned about their physical, mental, and emotional development. Included are interviews with the following health experts: (1) Angela Diaz, MD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; (2) Shay Bilchik, JD, Founder and Director, Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University Public Policy institute; 3) Richard Kreipe, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Golisano Children's Hospital; (4) Jane Brown, Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication; and Abigail English, Director, Center for Adolescent Health and the Law. This paper was commissioned by the Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent health (PIPPAH) initiative. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
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Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Adolescent health programs, Adolescent mental health, Health promotion, Interviews, Model programs