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About Me

Pediatric & Adolescent GYN
Contraception
Depression

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD)

Assoc Dean/Student Advising - Offices of Medical Education (SMD)

Staff Physician - Department of University Health Service (UR)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1998 - 2001

Residency, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 1996 - 1998

Internship, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 1995 - 1996

Education

MD | Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. 1995

Awards

Living Legends: Black History Month Recognition. 2010

Volunteer Clinical Faculty. 2008

Nominee and attendee, Academic Pediatrics Association National Leadership Conference. 2008

Rochester's Emerging African-American Leaders. 2006

Candidate, AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award. 2005

Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award. 2005

Nominee and attendee, AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar.. 2003

Young Investigator Award. 2002

Candidate, Women in Science Faculty Mentoring Award. 2002

Research

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 ...
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

Publications

Journal Articles

New Century Scholars: A Mentorship Program to Increase Workforce Diversity in Academic Pediatrics

Pachter L; Kodjo C.

Academic Medicine. 2015; 90(7): 881-7.

Twist on Cultural Sensitivity

Kodjo C; Lee B; Morgan A; Castle K; Brown Clark S; Nofziger A; Pedraza Burgos G; Makino K; Blumoff-Greenberg K; Armah T; Chesser A.

MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2014; : 33.

Promoting Equity and Reducing Health Disparities among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Adolescents: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Barkley L; Kodjo C; West K.

Journal of Adolescent Health. 2013; 52(6): 804-807.

Revising the tool for assessing cultrual competence training (TAACT) for curriculum evaluation: Findings derived from seven US schools and expert consensus

Lie DA. Boker J. Crandall S. DeGannes CN. Elliott D. Henderson P. Kodjo C. Seng L.

Medical Education Online. 2008; 13(11).

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.

Klein JD, Sabaratnam P, Auerbach MM, Smith SM, Kodjo C, Lewis K, Ryan S, Dandino C

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.. 2006 August 39 (2):252-60. Epub 1900 01 01.

Predictors for emotionally distressed adolescents to receive mental health care.

Kodjo CM, Auinger P

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.. 2004 November 35 (5):368-73. Epub 1900 01 01.

Prevalence of, and factors associated with, adolescent physical fighting while under the influence of alcohol or drugs

Kodjo CM, Auinger P, Ryan SA.

The Journal of Adolescent Health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 2004; 35(4): 346.e11-346.e16.

Demographic, intrinsic, and extrinsic factors associated with weapon carrying at school.

Kodjo CM, Auinger P, Ryan SA

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine.. 2003 January 157 (1):96-103. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Textbook of Adolescent Heatlh Care (2011)

Chapter: Cultural considerations in adolescent health care

Authors: Kodjo C, Castle K

Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics 2011

Merck Manual of Medical Information - Home Edition (2003)

Chapter: Normal adolescents

Authors: Kodjo C

Publisher: Merck, West Point 2003

Merck Manual of Medical Information - Home Edition (2003)

Chapter: Problems in adolescents

Authors: Kodjo C

Publisher: Merck, West Point 2003

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics Fourth Edition (2001)

Chapter: Adolescent Medicine

Authors: Kreipe RE, Kodjo C

Publisher: WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 2001

The Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2000)

Chapter: Premenstrual syndrome

Authors: Kodjo C

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis, MO 2000

The Pediatric Clinical Advisor (2000)

Chapter: Polycystic ovaries

Authors: Kodjo C

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis, MO 2000