Harvard Pop Center faculty member Mark Schuster, MD, is an author on an upcoming paper published in the journal Health Services Research that suggests that health insurance that includes an individual mandate more effectively keeps young adults insured. Learn more in this press release.
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Mark Schuster, MD, is an author on a paper published in Pediatrics that examines the results of an intervention aimed at lowering the BMI of middle school students over a two-year period. Photo: Gaulsstin on Flickr
A recent Pediatrics study co-authored by Pop Center Faculty Members Mark Schuster and Tracy Richmond showed that the odds of adverse adult health outcomes were higher among subjects who had reported unmet health care need in adolescence, compared with subjects with similar adolescent health outcomes, insurance coverage, and sociodemographic background but no unmet need. Importantly, the authors point out that lack of insurance isn’t the only barrier to meeting adolescent health…
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Mark Schuster, MD, PhD, is lead author of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that found that not only did sexual minority kids in tenth grade experience more bullying than their peers, but so did youth in the fifth and seventh grades. The study has received media attention in LGBT Weekly.
Mark A. Schuster, M.D., Ph.D., has co-authored a Perspective in NEJM on the important role that family-leave policy can play in helping to lessen health care costs and improve children’s health outcomes.
A new study in Pediatrics, co-authored by faculty member Mark Schuster, examines the longitudinal associations of bullying with mental and physical health from elementary to high school. The study, titled “Peer Victimization in Fifth Grade and Health in Tenth Grade,” revealed that bullying was associated with worse mental and physical health, greater depression symptoms, and lower self-worth over time. These findings suggest that if clinicians recognize bullying when it first starts and intervene accordingly,…
Mark Schuster, Pop Center faculty member, finds a strong association between perceived discrimination and racial/ethnic disparities in problem behaviors among pre-adolescent youths.
Study by Mark Schuster, Pop Center faculty member, seeks to learn more about Latino family parent-child interactions during middle adolescence.