Annie-Laurie McRee

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BACKGROUND The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to introduce new graphic warning labels for cigarette packages, the first change in cigarette warnings in more than 25 years. We sought to examine whether warnings discouraged participants from wanting to smoke and altered perceived likelihood of harms among adolescent males and whether these(More)
Michael Resnick's landmark paper that he first-authored, "Protecting adolescents from harm: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health," published in JAMA in 1997, is one of 26 papers authored by current Medical School faculty that have been cited more than 1000 times. Dr. Resnick's paper is featured on the new Medical School Wall of(More)
The emergence of partnered sexual behavior represents an important developmental transition. However, little is known about individuals who remain sexually inexperienced well into adulthood. We used data from 2,857 individuals who participated in Waves I-IV of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) and reported no sexual activity(More)
This study examined associations between social-emotional intelligence (SEI) and two measures of violence perpetration (relational aggression and physical violence) in a cross-sectional sample of high-risk adolescent girls (N = 253). We evaluated three aspects of SEI: stress management, intrapersonal, and interpersonal skills. Results of a multiple linear(More)
OBJECTIVE To support efforts to address parental hesitancy towards early childhood vaccination, we sought to validate the Vaccination Confidence Scale using data from a large, population-based sample of U.S. parents. METHODS We used weighted data from 9,354 parents who completed the 2011 National Immunization Survey. Parents reported on the immunization(More)
Healthcare providers have a strong influence on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination decisions, yet they often fail to recommend the vaccine to the 11- and 12-year-olds who are targeted by practice guidelines. We sought to understand how providers interpret and value age-based guidelines. We conducted a secondary analysis of data from two qualitative(More)
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