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About Me

My clinical interests include:
~ Eating Disorders
~ Reproductive Health
~ Contraceptive Management

Certified Specialties

Adolescent Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2009 - 2012

Residency, Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook. 2006 - 2009

Internship, Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook. 2005 - 2006


DO | Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. 2005


Internal Nominee, AAMC Early-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar. 2018

Fellow Teaching Award form the 4th Year Medical School Class. 2011 - 2012

Intern Excellence in Teaching Award by Medical Students. 2006


My research interest is provider-adolescent communication. My current focus is developing interactive educational tools to improve the communication skills of providers who care for adolescents.


Journal Articles

Medical Management of Restrictive Eating Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults.

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.. 2022 November 71 (5):648-654. Epub 09/02/2022.

Mitigating Pediatric Inpatient Aggression: A Quality Improvement Initiative.

Keller AR, Kanaley RL, Starr T, Strollo B, Scharf M, Massachi S, Angell L, Clough CD, Schriefer J

Hospital pediatrics.. 2022 May 112 (5):499-506. Epub 1900 01 01.

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: brains, bones and breeding.

Starr TB, Kreipe RE

Current psychiatry reports.. 2014 May 16 (5):441. Epub 1900 01 01.

Adolescent Prescription Drug Abuse is a Problem: How Providers Can Be Part of the Solution

Starr T, Kreipe R.

The Bulletin. 2012; 78(3): 28-29.


Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2020)

Chapter: Eating Disorders

Authors: Richard E. Kreipe, Taylor B. Starr

Publisher: Elsiver, Philadelphia 2020

The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2017)

Chapter: Eating Disorders

Authors: Richard E Kreipe, MD, and Taylor B. Starr DO, MPH

Publisher: Hogrefe 2017

Behavioral Sciences and Health Care (2012)

Chapter: Eating Disorders

Authors: Kreipe RE, Starr TB, Simenone R

Publisher: Hogrefe 2012

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