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Cheryl Kodjo

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentPediatrics
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 690
Rochester NY 14642
Other Positions
TitleAssoc Dean/Student Adivsing
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentOffices of Medical Education

 
 Awards And Honors
2002     Young Investigator Award  | American Pediatric Association - AHRQ
2002     Candidate, Women in Science Faculty Mentoring Award  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2003 - 2005Dean's Teaching Award  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2005     Candidate, AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award  | URSMD AAMC Organization of Student Representatives
2005     Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award  | Department of Pediatrics
2006     Rochester's Emerging African-American Leaders  | Democrat and Chronicle
2008     Volunteer Clinical Faculty  | Alpha Omega Alpha Zeta Chapter
2010     Living Legends: Black History Month Recognition  | African American Network at the University of Rochester
 
 Overview
Dr. Kodjo's research interests are parent-adolescent communication, youth violence, and access to mental health services. Ongoing studies address:
1) Working to increase the number of minority pediatric residents pursuing careers in academia
2) Developing and implementing curricular elements related to cultural competence that are integrated into all levels of medical education at the University of Rochester

 
 Selected Publications
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  1. Kodjo C. Cultural competence in clinician communication. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Feb; 30(2):57-63; quiz 64.
    View in: PubMed
  2. Klein JD, Sabaratnam P, Auerbach MM, Smith SM, Kodjo C, Lewis K, Ryan S, Dandino C. Development and factor structure of a brief instrument to assess the impact of community programs on positive youth development: The Rochester Evaluation of Asset Development for Youth (READY) tool. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Aug; 39(2):252-60.
    View in: PubMed
  3. Kodjo CM, Auinger P. Predictors for emotionally distressed adolescents to receive mental health care. J Adolesc Health. 2004 Nov; 35(5):368-73.
    View in: PubMed
  4. Kodjo CM, Auinger P, Ryan SA. Prevalence of, and factors associated with, adolescent physical fighting while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. J Adolesc Health. 2004 Oct; 35(4):346.e11-6.
    View in: PubMed
  5. Kodjo CM, Auinger P, Ryan SA. Demographic, intrinsic, and extrinsic factors associated with weapon carrying at school. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Jan; 157(1):96-103.
    View in: PubMed
  6. Kodjo CM, Klein JD. Prevention and risk of adolescent substance abuse. The role of adolescents, families, and communities. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2002 Apr; 49(2):257-68.
    View in: PubMed

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