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Featured Research

Jeremy Adler, MD, MSc

N-of-1 Studies to Improve Symptoms and Individualize Treatment Efficacy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Despite remarkable advances in treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), 40% of patients continue to have symptoms that are not relieved and have persistent fatigue and poor quality of life. To improve quality of life, individualized approaches to address symptoms troubling to individual patients are needed.

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Featured Faculty

Michelle L. Macy, M.D., M.S.

Michelle L. Macy, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Macy’s formal training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Health Services Research places her in a unique position to study the potential to extend emergency department (ED) care for children beyond the initial stabilization and treatment of acute conditions. Her research currently focuses on two areas: 1) injury prevention through brief ED-based interventions to promote size-appropriate child passenger restraint use and 2) increasing ED efficiency and decreasing hospital resource utilization by applying principles of observation medicine.

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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

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Beyond sex ed: Parents want more health topics covered in school

Most parents say schools should, and do, teach wellness, drug/alcohol abuse, and sex education. Two-thirds of parents say schools definitely should cover emotional/mental health, yet only one-third say it is currently covered. Over 60% of parents want students to learn basic first aid and CPR.