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

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine) 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 , Global Health Center, CHOP
Faculty-Principal Investigator , Clinical Futures, CHOP
Co-Director, Penn Center for AIDS Research Clinical Core, UPenn
Affiliated Faculty, Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative, 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
Education:
B.A. (History and Women's Studies )
DePaul University , 1998.
None (Postbaccalaureate Premedical Studies)
Bryn Mawr College , 2003.
M.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine , 2008.
M.S. (Health Policy Research )
University of Pennsylvania , 2017.
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Selected Publications

Wood SM, Bauermeister J, Fiks AG, Dowshen N, Richardson H, Croom M, Pressman N, Gross R, Young J: Development and pilot testing of an adolescent HIV and STI prevention intervention Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting (poster presentation). Toronto, ON. May 2024 Notes: Accepted.

Wood SM, Fiks AG, Young J, Dowshen N, Richardson H, Odunaiya E, Croom M, Beidas R, Pressman N, Bauermeister J, Gross R : Awareness, attitudes, and use of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in adolescents with recent sexually transmitted infection enrolling in an HIV prevention intervention trial. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting (poster presentation). Toronto, ON. May 2024 Notes: Accepted.

Sieke EH, Villaneuva P, Wood SA, Miller M, Mollen C: Engaging the Other Half of the Equation: Emergency Contraception & Male Adolescents Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting (poster presentation). Toronto, ON. May 2024 Notes: Accepted.

DiFiore G, Richardson H, Luberti A, Rapposelli A, Lawton G, Fiks A, Wood SM, Jenssen BP: Title Feasibility and Acceptability of an Electronic Clinical Decision Support System for Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing for Adolescents Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting (poster presentation). Toronto, ON. May 2024 Notes: Accepted.

DelFerro J, Whelihan JT, Min J, Davis MF, Schwartz KT, Powell M, Difiore G, Fiks AG, Jenssen B, Wood SM : The Role of Family Support in Moderating Depression and Suicidality Amongst LGBTQ+ Adolescents in the Primary Care Setting. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting (poster presentation). Toronto, ON. May 2024 Notes: Accepted.

Karavite D, Richardson H, Hopkins J, Odunaiya L, Pressman N, Wood SM : “People Are Not Thinking About HIV Anymore:” Process Design for Pediatricians and Adolescents to Support Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing and Preexposure Prophylaxis. Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, International Healthcare Symposium (oral presentation.) Chicago IL. March 2024 Notes: Accepted.

Wood SM, Bauermeister J, Fiks AG, Phillips AW, Richardson HM, Garcia SM, Maleki P, Beidas RS, Young JF, Gross R, Dowshen NL: Adolescent preferences for a pediatric primary care-based sexually transmitted infection and HIV prevention intervention. Journal of Adolescent Health In Press, Feb 2024.

Bonett S, Mahajan A, Teixeira da Silva D, Williams J, Brady KA, Bauermeister J, Wood SM: Advancing the Community Plan to End the HIV Epidemic in Philadelphia: A qualitative descriptive evaluation of low-threshold PrEP services in sexual health clinics. Implementation Science Communications 5(4), Jan 2024.

Shankar M, Wood SM, Sharifi M, Costa D, Canavan M, McNamara M, Camenga D: Sources of Contraception Access Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States. JAMA Pediatrics In Press, Dec 2023.

DiFiore G, Wood SM, Fiks A, Jenssen B, Mayne S: Cumulative Health Vulnerabilities Among Adolescents by Age and Neighborhood Opportunity. Pediatrics 1(152), Dec 2023.

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