Research

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Provider Education and Promotion Project
Faculty Investigator(s): Maya Kumar, Eyla Boies
Funding Source: National American Academy of Pediatrics with support from Merck 
Project Dates: July 1, 2015 - present 
Aim: Create and evaluate a brief training video to improve provider recommendation of the human papillomavirus vaccine at the age 11 - 12 visit.

Influence of Health Care Payors on Eating Disorder Treatment in Adolescents and Young Adults
Faculty Investigator(s): Maya Kumar
Funding Source: N/A
Project Dates: 2017 - present 
Aim: Determine whether type of health care payor (e.g. health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization, Medicaid, or Tricare) is associated with severity of illness at presentation or clinical outcomes among hospitalized adolescents and young adults with eating disorders.