Gabriela Vargas

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PURPOSE To understand the experiences of adolescent females when they try to obtain emergency contraception (EC) from pharmacies. METHODS Female callers, posing as 17-year-old adolescents, used standardized scripts to telephone 943 pharmacies in five United States cities. Two investigators independently coded qualitative data from these calls. Codes were(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure the effects of participating in structured oral presentation evaluation sessions early in pediatric clerkships on students' subsequent presentations. METHODS We conducted a single-blind, 3-arm, cluster randomized controlled trial during pediatric clerkships at Boston University School of Medicine, University of Maryland School of(More)
Vocational functioning is markedly impaired in people with schizophrenia. In addition to low rates of employment, people with schizophrenia have been reported to be underachieved compared to other family members. Among the causes of this vocational impairment may be cognitive deficits and other skills deficits, as well as social factors impacting on(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Although teenage pregnancy is declining in many parts of the world, it remains associated with considerable social, health, and economic outcomes. Pregnancy prevention efforts focus primarily on young women, with minimal attention to young men. This review highlights recent literature pertaining to the role of young men in pregnancy(More)
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