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Cynthia J. Mollen

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Founding Member and Investigator, PolicyLab: The Center to Bridge Research, Practice and Policy at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Chair, Qualitative Methods Research Affinity Group, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Room 2101
Division of Emergency Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2155901296
Fax: 2155904454
B.A. (Biological Sciences)
Cornell University, 1991.
Cornell University, 1995.
M.S.C.E (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1995-1996.
Resident in Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1996-1998.
Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1998-2001.
PALS, 1995.
American Board of Pediatrics, 1998.
ACLS, 2000.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Myers RK, Labows C, Yerys BE, McDonald CC, Sartin EB, Mollen CJ, Curry AE: Transition to Adulthood for Autistic Adolescents: Topics Discussed by Healthcare Providers with Autistic Patients and Families J Adol Health 70(5): 829-832, May 2022.

Murray A, Fein J, Beulah B, Mollen C.: Examination of caregiver social factors and its influence on low-acuity pediatric emergency department utilization. Pediatr Emerg Care 38(2): e611-e617, February 2022.

Sartin EB, Myers RK, Labows CG, Metzger KB, Carey ME, Yerys BE, McDonald CC, Mollen CJ, Curry AE: Healthcare providers’ discussions regarding transportation and driving with autistic and non-autistic patients: A brief report. J Autism Dev Disord December 2021.

Myers RK, Carey MS, Bonsu JM, Yerys BE, Mollen CJ, Curry AE: Behind the wheel: specialized driving instructors’ experiences and strategies for teaching autistic adolescents to drive. Am J Occ 75(3), April 2021 Notes: 7503180110.

Pulcini CD, Belardo Z, Ketterer T, Zorc JJ, Mollen CJ: Improving emergency care for children with medical complexity: parent and physicians' perspectives Acad Pediatr 21(3): 513-520, April 2021 Notes: Epub 2020 Sep 15.

Tsai Wallace C, Lavina I, Mollen C: Share our stories: An exploration of the healthcare experiences of child sex trafficking survivors. Child Abuse Negl 112, February 2021.

Tsai C, Carabelli G, Schein Y, Mehta N, Kassam Adams N, Dowshen N, Ginsburg K, Mollen C: Screening for trafficking in the pediatric ED: Perspectives from trafficked youth themselves. Pediatrics December 2020.

Howel JL, Reed JL, Adams KT, Elsholz C, Augustine EM, Cruz A, Mollen C, Pickett M, Schmidt S, Stukus K, Ratwanil RM, Goyal MK: Workflow analysis driven recommendations for integration of electronically-enhanced sexually transmitted infection screening tools in pediatric emergency departments. J Med Syst 44(206), November 2020.

Dupuis R, Kinsey E, Spergel J, Brown-Whitehorn T, Graves A, Samuelson K, Epstein C, Mollen C, Cannuscio C: Food Allergy Management at School. Journal of School Health 90(5): 395-406, March 2020.

Robinson E, Ketterer T, Molnar J, Rockey A, Digirolamo S, Brennan B, Lavelle J, Mollen C: Emergency department visits for behavioral health concerns after sexual assault: A retrospective mixed methods study. Pediatr Emerg Care January 2020.

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