Rachel K Myers, PhD, MS

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Scientist, The Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Research Scholar, Center for Violence Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, Community Violence and Trauma Support, Center for Violence Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Scholar, Penn Injury Science Center, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Center for Violence Prevention
Center for Injury Research and Prevention
2716 South Street, 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
BA (Health and Societies)
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, 2005.
MS (Epidemiology)
Temple University, College of Health Professions, 2011.
PhD (Public Health)
Temple University, College of Health Professions, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Monopoli WJ, Myers RK, Paskewich BS, Bevans KB, Fein JA: Generating a Core Set of Outcomes for Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 36(9-10): 4771-4786, May 2021.

Myers RK, Vega L, Culyba AJ, Fein JA.: The psychosocial needs of adolescent males following interpersonal assault. Journal of Adolescent Health,(61), 262-265. May 2017 Notes: ePub ahead of print: May 16, 2017,

Means MJ, Myers RK, Master CL, Arbogast KB, Fein JA, Corwin DJ: Assault-Related Concussion in a Pediatric Population. Pediatric Emergency Care 38(9), Sept 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002664 ePub Ahead of print: March 2022.

Myers RK, Carey ME, Bonsu JM, Yerys BE, Mollen CJ, Curry AE : Behind the Wheel: Specialized Driving Instructors’ Experiences and Strategies for Teaching Autistic Adolescents to Drive American Journal of Occupational Therapy 75(5): 7503180110, May/June 2021.

Myers RK*, Bonsu JM*, Carey ME, Yerys BE, Mollen CJ, Curry AE: Teaching Autistic Adolescents and Young Adults to Drive: Perspectives of Specialized Driving Instructors. Autism in Adulthood 1(3): 202-209, Sep 2019 Notes: ePub ahead of print: May 22, 2019 *Co-first authors.

Forke Young CM, Myers RK, Localio AR, Wiebe DJ, Fein JA, Grisso JA, Catallozzi M: Intimate Partner Violence: Childhood Witnessing and Subsequent Experiences of College Undergraduates. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 36(17-18): NP9670-NP9692, Jul 2021 Notes: ePub ahead of print: July 9, 2019.

Forke CM, Myers RK, Fein JA, Catallozzi M, Localio AR, Wiebe DJ, Grisso JA. : Witnessing intimate partner violence as a child: How boys and girls model their parents' behaviors in adolescence. Child Abuse and Neglect 84: 241-252. Aug 2018 Notes: ePub ahead of print: August 20, 2018,

Myers RK, Eagan-Brown BL, Conway AT, Nagele DA, Vaccaro MJ, Kendi S, Zonfrillo MR: Examining a Statewide Educational Consulting Program for Pediatric Brain Injury. Clinical Pediatrics 57(6): 645-655. Sept 2018 Notes: ePub ahead of print: September 21, 2017,

Myers RK, Nelson DB, Forke CM.: Occurrence of Stalking Victimization among Female and Male Undergraduate Students. Journal of College Student Development 57(2): 213-218, Jul 2016 Notes: ePub ahead of print: July 2015.

Sartin EB, Metzger KB, Pfeiffer MR, Myers RK, Curry AE: Facilitating research on racial and ethnic disparities and inequities in transportation: Application and evaluation of the Bayesian Improved Surname Geocoding (BISG) algorithm. Traffic Injury Prevention 22(Sup1): S23-S37, Sept 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1080/15389588.2021.1955109, Epub 2021 Aug 17.

Lombardi LR, Pfeiffer MR, Metzger KB, Myers RK, Curry AE: Improving identification of crash injuries: Statewide integration of hospital discharge and crash report data. Traffic Injury Prevention 23(Sup1), Sept 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1080/15389588.2022.2083612. Epub ahead of print.

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