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Pediatric, Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine

Title:

Chief, Orthopedic Surgery
Co-Director, Musculoskeletal Tumors Program
Associate Clinical Professor
City of Hope National Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Lectures:

Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue
Musculoskeletal Tumors

State: CA
Title:

Assistant Professor of Population Sciences and Pediatrics
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Blood and Marrow Transplantation

State: CA
Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Pediatric Critical Care

State: CA
Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Sickle Cell Disease

State: CA
Title:

Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus
University of New Mexico

Lectures:

Why Adolescent Medicine? Interesting Illustrative Cases
Getting Kids to Say No in the New Millennium When Their Parents Said Yes in the Last One
Is There a Conspiracy Against Teenagers in the United States?
Children & Media: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
Adolescent Sexuality
From Columbine to Melrose Place: Sex, Drugs & Violence in the Media
TV or Not TV: FAT Is the Question: Do the Media Cause Obesity & Eating Disorders?
Media Violence
OOOO, Baby, Baby: Adolescents, Sex & the Media
Whasssssupppp? Adolescents, Drugs & the Media
Acne
Mononucleosis
Normal Adolescent Psychology

Biography: Dr. Vic Strasburger is currently Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, and Professor of Family & Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was graduated from Yale College (summa cumlaude, Phi Beta Kappa), where he studied fictionwriting with Robert Penn Warren. He went to Harvard Medical School and did his pediatric residency at Childrens Hospital in Seattle, Childrens Hospital in Boston, and Paddington Green Childrens Hospital in London. He completed an Adolescent Medicine Fellowship at Harvard Medical School.Dr. Strasburger has authored more than 120 articles and papers and 8 books on the subjects of adolescent medicine, and the effects of television on children and adolescents, including ADOLESCENT MEDICINE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE (2nd edition, 1998, Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, with Dr. Robert Brown) and ADOLESCENTS AND THE MEDIA (Sage, 1995). His most popular book is entitled, GETTING YOUR KIDS TO SAY NO IN THE 1990S WHEN YOU SAID YES IN THE 1960S (Fireside/Simon & Schuster, 1993). His current book is a textbook: CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, AND THE MEDIA, co-authored with Barbara Wilson, Ph.D. and published by SAGE Publications in Newbury Park, California in 2002. He also has one published novel, entitled ROUNDING THIRD & HEADING HOME. He has served as Chair of the AAPs Section on Adolescent Health, a member of the Committee on Communications, and a consultant to the National PTA and the AMA on children and the media. He has been featured several times on National Public Radio (NPR) and in Newsweek, and has appeared multiple times on ÒOprah,Ó ÒThe Today Show,Ó and ÒCBS This Morning.ÓIn the year 2000, Dr. Strasburger was honored by the American Academy of Pediatrics with the Adele Delenbaugh Hofmann Award, for outstanding lifetime achievement in Adolescent Medicine, and was the first receipient of the Holroyd-Sherry Award, given for media Advocacy work.
State: NM