Charles Irwin, JR, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights |
San Francisco CA 94143
Charles E. Irwin, Jr., MD, is a distinguished professor of pediatrics and director of the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine at the University of California (UCSF) School of Medicine and the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Irwin is a graduate of Hobart College, Dartmouth Medical School and UCSF. He heads two national policy centers focusing on adolescents and young adults: The National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center (NAHIC) and the Public Policy Analysis and Education Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health. Irwin has led the federally funded Leadership Training Program in Adolescent Health since 1977. Over 150 health professional graduate students and fellows have been trained in this program at UCSF since its inception.His current health services research program focuses on improving preventive screening practices in clinical settings and the financial and structural issues altering adolescents’ and young adults’ ability to access health care in the United States. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts, chapters and reports on adolescent health. Irwin is the recipient of the Adele Hofmann Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Outstanding Achievement Award in Adolescent Medicine from the Society for Adolescent Medicine, the Swedish Medical Society’s International Lectureship Award, the National Center for Youth Law’s Award for Research in High Risk Youth and the Society for Adolescent Medicine’s Hillary Millar Award for his leadership of the National Adolescent Health Information Center. Irwin has served on several national and international initiatives on Adolescent Health including the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Healthy Development and the Office of Technology Assessments’ landmark report on Adolescent Health. He currently is the Co-Chair of the AHRQ/CMS Expert Panel on Assessing Healthcare Quality Measures for CHIPRA. He served as president of The Society for Adolescent Medicine in 2004 and currently is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Adolescent Health, the official journal of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
MCHB 5T71MC 00003 Irwin: PI 10/1/77 - 6/30/17 (3.6 calendar)
Leadership Training in Adolescent Health
The major goals of this project are to train individuals in 5 health care disciplines including Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, and Social Work to become health care leaders.
HRSA U45MC00002 Irwin: PI 02/16/00 – 06/3014 (2.28 calendar)
National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center
The overall goal of NAHIIC is to be the innovation center for the health, safety, development, and social and economic well-being of school aged children in the transition to adolescents, and young adults.
HRSA U45MC00023 Irwin: PI 09/01/09 – 08/31/14 (2.04 calendar)
Policy Analysis and Education Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health
The overall goal of the Policy Center is to analyze effects of emerging public policies on the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults through systematic reviews of existing national, state and regional data sets and conducting prospective studies on implementation of new policies.
health services of adolescents and young adults; policy analysis; preventive services interventions in adolescents and young adults; medical adherence; risk-taking behaviors; eating disorders; Adolescents; Young Adults; Transitions to Adult Care; Clinical Preventive Services; Eating Disorders; Risk-taking behaviors; Health Policy; Health Services Research
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