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John S. Santelli

Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor of Population and Family Health; Professor of Pediatrics; Chair, Department of Population and Family Health
School: 
Public Health
Department: 
Population and Family Health, Heilbrunn Department of
Office: 
60 Haven Avenue, B-2
Email: 
js2637@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-304-5634
Fax: 
212-305-7024
Biography

Dr. John Santelli, Chair of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist who joined the School of Public Health at Columbia University in 2004.

Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia, he served as the Chief of the Applied Sciences Branch in the Division of Reproductive Health at U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he directed CDC efforts to prevent teen pregnancy. Dr. Santelli has conducted research on HIV/STD risk behaviors, programs to prevent STD/HIV/unintended pregnancy among adolescents and women, school-based health centers, clinical preventive services, and research ethics. He has been a national leader and advocate in ensuring that adolescents are appropriately included in health research. Dr. Santelli serves as a senior consultant for the Alan Guttmacher Institute and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Adolescent Health and AIDS Education and Prevention. In March 2012, Dr. Santelli was named President of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM).

Research & Other Works
Article
Adolescent Female Text Messaging Preferences to Prevent Pregnancy After an Emergency Department Visit: A Qualitative Analysis
 

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