Sarah M Wood, M.D., M.S.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty-Principal Investigator , PolicyLab, CHOP
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, UPenn
Assistant Director of Adolescent HIV Services , CHOP
Faculty-Principal Investigator , Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, CHOP
Faculty-Principal Investigator , Global Health Center, CHOP
Co-Director, Penn Center for AIDS Research Clinical Core, UPenn
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, Room 11212
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-258-5894
B.A. (History and Women's Studies )
DePaul University , 1998.
None (Postbaccalaureate Premedical Studies)
Bryn Mawr College , 2003.
Drexel University College of Medicine , 2008.
M.S. (Health Policy Research )
University of Pennsylvania , 2017.
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Selected Publications

Knowles K, Yapalater S, Wood SM, Dowshen N: Simulation of Contraceptive Access for Adolescents using a Pharmacist-staffed mHealth Application: Pilot Testing. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting (platform presentation). Chicago, IL. March 2023.

Krass P, Sieke EH, Joshi P, Akers AY, Wood SM: Pediatric Resident Perspectives on Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Training: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Trainees. J Adolesc Health EPub, Mar 2023.

Teixeira da Silva D, Wall H, Makeneni S, Wood SM: Measuring Quality STI Care among Adolescent Female Primary Care Patients in Philadelphia. Sexually Transmitted Infections EPub, Mar 2023.

Nightingale KJ, Makeneni S, Bonett S, Wood SM : The Relationship Between Directly Observed Therapy for Chlamydia Infections and Retesting Rates in an Adolescent Population. Sexually Transmitted Diseases EPub, Feb 2023.

Makeneni S, Wood SM: Letter to the Editor: Adherence to new CDC Chlamydia treatment guidelines in adolescents: effective uptake and equitable implementation. AIDS Patient Care and STDs 37(2): 63-65, Feb 2023.

Pickel J, Fiks AG, Karavite D, Maleki P, Beidas RS, Dowshen N, Petsis D, Gross R, Wood SM: Provider perspectives on clinical decision support to improve HIV prevention in pediatric primary care: a multiple methods study. Implement Sci Commun 4(18), Feb 2023.

Bonett S, Teixeira da Silva D, Lazar N, Makeneni S, Wood SM : Trends in sexually transmitted infection screening during COVID-19 and missed cases among adolescents. Public Health. (eds.). 213: 171-176, Dec 2022.

Nightingale K, Makeneni S, Bonnet S, Mahajan A, Teixeira da Silva D, Wall H, Wood S: Effectiveness of directly observed therapy for chlamydia infections in improving re-testing rates in an adolescent population American Public Health Association 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo (poster presentation). Boston, MA. November 2022.

Akers A, Wood SM: Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care is an Adolescent Health Issue. PolicyLab Blog November 2022 Notes:

Teixeira da Silva D, Petsis D, Santos T, Mahajan A, Bonett S, Wood S: Chlamydia Trachomatis/Neisseria Gonorrhea Retesting Among Adolescents and Young Adults in a Primary Care Network. Journal of Adolescent Health 71(5): 545-551, Nov 2022.

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