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Parents and Baby

Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health (LIITA3H)

The LIITA3H intervention utilizes Personal Geo-location mobile technology to identify when students are in their school cafeteria or other eating venues with an “intent to eat” and delivers individually tailored text messages to promote healthy choices in these venues.  

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Featured Faculty

Meredith P. Riebschleger, M.D., M.S.

Meredith P. Riebschleger, M.D., M.S.
mriebsch[at]med.umich[dot]edu

Dr. Riebschleger's research focuses on identifying and improving different mechanisms of health care delivery to stretch the reach of the limited pediatric subspecialty workforce. She is especially interested in the use of patient/parent reported outcomes and telemedicine for children who live far away from academic medical centers like the University of Michigan.


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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

Support for medical marijuana use lower for kids than for adults

Most Americans say medical marijuana shouldn’t be used by kids or in front of kids – legal or not. 4 in 5 people say adults shouldn’t be allowed to use medical marijuana in front of children; support of patient use much lower for kids than adults.
 

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