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Sean M. Frey, M.D.

Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2821

Administrative: (585) 275-1920

Office: (585) 275-2821

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Biography

As a general pediatrician, I am interested in providing high quality medical care for at-risk children and families. I am additionally interested in helping families identify strategies for succeeding in home management of chronic illnesses, such as asthma. Through this work, I hope to identify patient-centered approaches to clinical care and outpatient medication adherence that empower families and decrease preventable morbidity.

Research

1. Medication identification among caregivers and children dealing with chronic illness, and persistent asthma in particular
2. Preventable barriers to medication adherence in a population dealing with pediatric asthma
3. The impact of low health literacy on outpatient management of chronic disease (especially asthma)
4. The transition of medication management responsibility from caregiver to child among families dealing with persistent pediatric asthma.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

2005
BA | Vassar College
Biology

2009
MD | SUNY Upstate Medical University
Medicine

2016-0
MPH | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/28/2010 - 06/24/2013
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/17/2009 - 06/27/2010
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

7/1/13 - 6/30/16
Fellowship in at Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong Memorial

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Awards

2016
Emeritus Award for Excellence in Research
Sponsor: Dept of Public Health Sciences, URMC

2013 - 2014
Fellow Teaching Award, Medical Students
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2012
Budzie Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Pediatric Nursing
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/2017
Gundewar A, David R, Frey SM, Fagnano M, Halterman JS. "Underutilization of Preventive Asthma Visits Among Urban Children With Persistent Asthma." Clinical pediatrics.. 2017 Dec 0; 56(14):1312-1318. Epub 2017 Feb 03.

9/18/2017
Frey SM, Halterman JS. "Improving Asthma Care by Building Bridges Across Inpatient, Outpatient, and Community Settings." JAMA pediatrics.. 2017 Sep 18; Epub 2017 Sep 18.

9/9/2017
Goldstein NPN, Frey SM, Fagnano M, Okelo SO, Halterman JS. "Identifying Which Urban Children With Asthma Benefit Most From Clinician Prompting: Subgroup Analyses From the Prompting Asthma Intervention in Rochester-Uniting Parents and Providers (PAIR-UP) Trial." Academic pediatrics.. 2017 Sep 9; Epub 2017 Sep 09.

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