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Science in Medicine presents Kym R. Ahrens, M.D., MPH
Science in Medicine presents Kym R. Ahrens, M.D., MPH
WhenThursday, Nov 2, 2017, 1 – 2 p.m.
Campus locationWilliam H. Foege Genome Sciences (GNOM)
Campus roomFoege Auditorium, S-060
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUW School of Medicine

Kym R. Ahrens, M.D., MPH
UW Assistant Professor, Adolescent Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics
Seattle Children's Hospital & Research Institute

New Investigator Lecture:  
"Adolescents and young adults in foster care: Using mixed methods research to improve outcomes for a vulnerable population."

Kym R. Ahrens, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute. Her research focuses on the use of mixed qualitative and quantitative methods  to develop interventions to improve adult outcomes for adolescents and young adults exposed to significant health disparities.  Current research focuses on improvement of physical, mental, and reproductive health outcomes in two populations: youth in foster care and youth who identify as transgender and gender non-conforming.

For more information or with questions about the event please contact the Office of Research and Graduate Education at or call 206.221.5807.…
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