The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Merck & Company Inc. Research Award on Adolescent Health Preventive Services

2013-2014
Pooja Patel, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch
“Does Peer Support Impact Contraceptive Compliance and Continuation in Adolescents:
A Randomized Controlled Trial”

2012-2013
Leslie Ayensu-Coker, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Gonadtrophin Releasing Hormone Agonist (GnRHa) Therapy and Ovarian Preservation in Pediatric and Adolescent Subjects Receiving Chemoradiation Therapy"

2011-2012
Rebecca B. Perkins, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
“Motivations for HPV vaccination:  Will parents vaccinate sons to protect daughters?”

2010-2011
Laura Meints, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
"Developing a Risk-prediction Tool for Type-2 Diabetes Among Adolescents With PCOS:  Plasma Levels of Sex Hormone-binding Globulin"

2009-2010
Nirupama K. DeSilva, MD
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa
"Preventing High Risk Adolescent Behaviors via Web Based Simulation"

2008-2009
Mya Zapata, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
"Sexual Behavior and Risk During the Freshman Year of College"

2007-2008
Rebecca B. Perkins, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
"Factors Affecting HPV Vaccination in Underserved and Minority Adolescents"

Contact:

Kathleen Kenny
kkenny@acog.org