The primary research interests of division faculty members are below:
- Mary Fournier, MD is primarily interested in the epidemiology of adolescent risk behaviors and HPV vaccination.
- Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH is primarily interested in the care of marginalized youth populations including HIV+ and LGBT young people. His research is largely HIV prevention in nature, mostly targeting either young men who have sex with men or transgender individuals. A new area of research and clinical interest involves working with young gender variant children and families.
- Lisa Kuhns, PhD is primarily interested in the prevention of behavioral transmission of HIV infection in adolescent and young adult populations at high risk, including sexual and gender minorities.
- Lisa Simons, MD is primarily interested in health care for gender non-conforming and transgender youth, adolescent HIV prevention and treatment, LGBT health, and health care for homeless and high risk youth populations.
Faculty in the division have a growing presence in the field, and present at many national conferences and organizations. For more information on research specifics in the division and the Department of Pediatrics as a whole, please see the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute website.