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

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

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"

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

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"

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

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

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


Kathleen Kenny