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Claire Brindis, DrPH

TitleProfessor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentInstitute for Health Policy Studies
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
Phone415-476-5255
EmailClaire.Brindis@ucsf.edu
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    Dr. Brindis is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF. She is Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Dr. Brindis is Executive Director of NAHIC, Associate Director of the Public Policy Analysis & Education Center for Middle Childhood & Adolescent Health, and Director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF.

    Dr. Brindis' research interests focus on adolescent and child health policy and women's health. Dr. Brindis served as a frequent policy advisor to federal, state and local policymakers and private foundations. Her writings, publications and personal consultation in the field of adolescent pregnancy prevention were extensively utilized in the planning and implementation of various state and federal initiatives. Dr. Brindis served as Chair of the Population, Reproductive Health and Family Planning Section of the American Public Health Association and is on the Board of the Guttmacher Institute. She also participated on the Steering Committee of the CDC's National Health Objectives for the Year 2010, as well as the National Initiative to Improve Adolescent Health. She is a member of the National Advisory Committee for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy's Latino Pregnancy Prevention. Dr. Brindis was honored by the California Department of Health Services in 2000 with the Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health, and was recognized by a California State Senate Resolution for her achievements. In 2001, she was honored by the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs with the annual John C. MacQueen Lecture Award, and in 2001, she was honored with the Maternal and Child Health Director’s Award in recognition of her contributions made to improve the health of infants, mothers, children, adolescents, and children with special health care needs in the Nation. Among her multiple publications, Dr Brindis has co-authored a statewide comprehensive strategic plan for California, entitled Investing in Adolescent Health: A Social Imperative for California's Future. She has authored a five-volume monograph series, "Communities Responding to the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention," as well as a "Guidebook for Evaluating School-Based Health Centers." She also co-authored a monograph on implementing the Healthy People 2010 21 Critical Health Objectives, entitled Improving the Health of Adolescents and Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities.

    In the area of reproductive health, Dr. Brindis has led a multidisciplinary evaluation team evaluating California's Office of Family Planning's Family PACT (Planning, Access, Care and Treatment) program. Evaluation of findings indicate that this program has successfully served over a million women and men, and that for every dollar spent on the program an estimated savings of $4.48 in medical and social costs is realized through the prevention of unintended pregnancies. In addition, Dr. Brindis is conducting evaluations of statewide initiatives in Iowa and Colorado aimed at increasing the numbers of women receiving long-acting,, reversible contraceptive methods, as well as a California state-wide initiative aimed at Teenage Pregnancy Prevention . Dr. Brindis' educational background includes a Doctoral Degree in Public Health and Behavioral Sciences from U.C. Berkeley and a Master's Degree in Public Health from UCLA. A native of Argentina, Dr. Brindis is fluently bilingual in English and Spanish.


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    UCSF-Kaiser Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Program
    NIH/NICHD K12HD052163Sep 20, 2000 - Jul 31, 2020
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    1. Larson S, Spetz J, Brindis C, Chapman S. Characteristic Differences Between School-Based Health Centers With and Without Mental Health Providers: A Review of National Trends. J Pediatr Health Care. 2017 Feb 08. PMID: 28189399.
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    2. Yarger J, Decker MJ, Campa MI, Brindis C. Rural-Urban Differences in Awareness and Use of Family Planning Services Among Adolescent Women in California. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Dec 17. PMID: 27998703.
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    3. Arons A, Decker M, Yarger J, Malvin J, Brindis C. Implementation in Practice: Adaptations to Sexuality Education Curricula in California. J Sch Health. 2016 Sep; 86(9):669-76. PMID: 27492936.
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    4. Banspach S, Zaza S, Dittus P, Michael S, Brindis C, Thorpe P. CDC Grand Rounds: Adolescence - Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016; 65(30):759-62. PMID: 27491062.
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    5. Isquick S, Chang R, Thiel de Bocanegra H, Chabot M, Brindis C, et al. Postpartum Contraception and Interpregnancy Intervals Among Adolescent Mothers Accessing Public Services in California. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul 30. PMID: 27475821.
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    6. Patel AI, Grummon AH, Hampton KE, Oliva A, McCulloch CE, Brindis C, et al. A Trial of the Efficacy and Cost of Water Delivery Systems in San Francisco Bay Area Middle Schools, 2013. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016; 13:E88. PMID: 27390074.
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    7. Brindis C. The "State of the State" of School-Based Health Centers: Achieving Health and Educational Outcomes. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jul; 51(1):139-40. PMID: 27320218.
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    8. Patel AI, Brindis C. Maximizing School Policies to Reduce Youth Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Jul; 59(1):1-2. PMID: 27338661.
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    9. Siemons R, Raymond-Flesch M, Auerswald CL, Brindis C. Erratum to: Coming of Age on the Margins: Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Latino Immigrant Young Adults Eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Apr 23. PMID: 27106484.
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    10. Yamey G, Horváth H, Schmidt L, Myers J, Brindis C. Reducing the global burden of Preterm Birth through knowledge transfer and exchange: a research agenda for engaging effectively with policymakers. Reprod Health. 2016; 13(1):26. PMID: 26987438.
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    11. Lara D, Decker MJ, Brindis C. Exploring how residential mobility and migration influences teenage pregnancy in five rural communities in California: youth and adult perceptions. Cult Health Sex. 2016 Sep; 18(9):980-95. PMID: 27439657.
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    12. Siemons R, Raymond-Flesh M, Auerswald CL, Brindis C. Coming of Age on the Margins: Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Latino Immigrant Young Adults Eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Feb 6. PMID: 26852235.
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    13. Tebb KP, Sedlander E, Bausch S, Brindis C. Opportunities and Challenges for Adolescent Health Under the Affordable Care Act. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Oct; 19(10):2089-93. PMID: 25724539.
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    14. Brindis C, Irwin CE. Insuring Young Adults in the United States Through the Affordable Care Act. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Aug; 57(2):131-2. PMID: 26206433.
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    15. Biggs MA, Harper CC, Brindis C. California Family Planning Health Care Providers' Challenges to Same-Day Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Provision. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug; 126(2):338-45. PMID: 26241424.
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    16. Lewis C, Deardorff J, Lahiff M, Soleimanpour S, Sakashita K, Brindis C. High school students' experiences of bullying and victimization and the association with school health center use. J Sch Health. 2015 May; 85(5):318-26. PMID: 25846311.
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    17. Pourat N, Hadler MW, Dixon B, Brindis C. One-stop shopping: efforts to integrate physical and behavioral health care in five California community health centers. Policy Brief UCLA Cent Health Policy Res. 2015 Jan; (PB2015-1):1-11. PMID: 25924245.
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    18. Sedlander E, Brindis C, Bausch SH, Tebb KP. Options for assuring access to confidential care for adolescents and young adults in an explanation of benefits environment. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Jan; 56(1):7-9. PMID: 25530602.
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    19. Biggs MA, Rocca CH, Brindis C, Hirsch H, Grossman D. Did increasing use of highly effective contraception contribute to declining abortions in Iowa? Contraception. 2015 Feb; 91(2):167-73. PMID: 25465890.
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    20. Raymond-Flesch M, Siemons R, Pourat N, Jacobs K, Brindis C. "There is no help out there and if there is, it's really hard to find": a qualitative study of the health concerns and health care access of Latino "DREAMers". J Adolesc Health. 2014 Sep; 55(3):323-8. PMID: 25151054.
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    21. Maternowska MC, Withers M, Brindis C. Gender, masculinity and migration: Mexican men and reproductive health in the Californian context. Cult Health Sex. 2014; 16(8):989-1002. PMID: 24939475.
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    22. Patel AI, Hecht K, Hampton KE, Grumbach JM, Braff-Guajardo E, Brindis C. Tapping into water: key considerations for achieving excellence in school drinking water access. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jul; 104(7):1314-9. PMID: 24832141; PMCID: PMC4056210.
    23. Park MJ, Scott JT, Adams SH, Brindis C, Irwin CE. Adolescent and young adult health in the United States in the past decade: little improvement and young adults remain worse off than adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jul; 55(1):3-16. PMID: 24815958.
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    24. Biggs MA, Harper CC, Malvin J, Brindis C. Factors influencing the provision of long-acting reversible contraception in California. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Mar; 123(3):593-602. PMID: 24499746.
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    25. Okumura MJ, Ong T, Dawson D, Nielson D, Lewis N, Richards M, Brindis C, Kleinhenz ME. Improving transition from paediatric to adult cystic fibrosis care: programme implementation and evaluation. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Apr; 23 Suppl 1:i64-i72. PMID: 24415776; PMCID: PMC4449274.
    26. Thiel de Bocanegra H, Cross Riedel J, Menz M, Darney PD, Brindis C. Onsite provision of specialized contraceptive services: does Title X funding enhance access? J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 May; 23(5):428-33. PMID: 24405313; PMCID: PMC4011460.
    27. Brindis C, Moore K. Improving adolescent health policy: incorporating a framework for assessing state-level policies. Annu Rev Public Health. 2014; 35:343-61. PMID: 24387089.
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    28. Ozer EM, Scott JT, Brindis C. Seizing the opportunity: improving young adult preventive health care. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Dec; 24(3):507-25. PMID: 24654545.
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    29. Foster DG, Biggs MA, Malvin J, Bradsberry M, Darney P, Brindis C. Cost-savings from the provision of specific contraceptive methods in 2009. Womens Health Issues. 2013 Jul-Aug; 23(4):e265-71. PMID: 23816157.
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    30. Biggs MA, Arons A, Turner R, Brindis C. Same-day LARC insertion attitudes and practices. Contraception. 2013 Nov; 88(5):629-35. PMID: 23809277.
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    31. Minnis AM, Marchi K, Ralph L, Biggs MA, Combellick S, Arons A, Brindis C, Braveman P. Limited socioeconomic opportunities and Latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectations. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Apr; 15(2):334-40. PMID: 22678305; PMCID: PMC3479330.
    32. Schapiro NA, Kools SM, Weiss SJ, Brindis C. Separation and reunification: the experiences of adolescents living in transnational families. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2013 Mar; 43(3):48-68. PMID: 23419833.
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    33. Thompson KM, Raine TR, Foster DG, Speidel JJ, Darney PD, Brindis C, Harper CC. Access to levonorgestrel emergency contraception: science versus federal politics. Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2013 Mar; 9(2):139-43. PMID: 23477320.
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    34. Brody CD, Freccero J, Brindis C, Bellows B. Redeeming qualities: exploring factors that affect women's use of reproductive health vouchers in Cambodia. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2013; 13:13. PMID: 23442446; PMCID: PMC3599041.
    35. Adams SH, Newacheck PW, Park MJ, Brindis C, Irwin CE. Medical home for adolescents: low attainment rates for those with mental health problems and other vulnerable groups. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Mar-Apr; 13(2):113-21. PMID: 23375459.
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    36. Hughes D, Docto L, Peters J, Lamb AK, Brindis C. Swimming upstream: the challenges and rewards of evaluating efforts to address inequities and reduce health disparities. Eval Program Plann. 2013 Jun; 38:1-12. PMID: 23416287.
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    37. Biggs MA, Combellick S, Arons A, Brindis C. Educational barriers, social isolation, and stable romantic relationships among pregnant immigrant Latina teens. Hisp Health Care Int. 2013; 11(1):38-46. PMID: 24830483.
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    38. de Bocanegra HT, Maguire F, Hulett D, Horsley K, Puffer M, Brindis C. Enhancing service delivery through title x funding: findings from California. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Dec; 44(4):262-9. PMID: 23231334.
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    39. Patel AI, Chandran K, Hampton KE, Hecht K, Grumbach JM, Kimura AT, Braff-Guajardo E, Brindis C. Observations of drinking water access in school food service areas before implementation of federal and state school water policy, California, 2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E121. PMID: 22765930; PMCID: PMC3468310.
    40. Keeton V, Soleimanpour S, Brindis C. School-based health centers in an era of health care reform: building on history. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2012 Jul; 42(6):132-56; discussion 157-8. PMID: 22677513; PMCID: PMC3770486.
    41. Ozer EM, Urquhart JT, Brindis C, Park MJ, Irwin CE. Young adult preventive health care guidelines: there but can't be found. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Mar; 166(3):240-7. PMID: 22393182.
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    42. Lustig RH, Schmidt LA, Brindis C. Public health: The toxic truth about sugar. Nature. 2012 Feb 2; 482(7383):27-9. PMID: 22297952.
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    43. Brindis C, Ralph LJ. Critical junctures: assuring healthy outcomes for adolescents in the new millennium. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2011 Dec; 22(3):341-66, ix. PMID: 22423455.
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    44. Gee RE, Brindis C, Diaz A, Garcia F, Gregory K, Peck MG, Reece EA. Recommendations of the IOM clinical preventive services for women committee: implications for obstetricians and gynecologists. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 23(6):471-80. PMID: 22011955.
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    45. Saleeby E, Brindis C. Women, reproductive health, and health reform. JAMA. 2011 Sep 21; 306(11):1256-7. PMID: 21934061.
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    46. Kreger M, Sargent K, Arons A, Standish M, Brindis C. Creating an environmental justice framework for policy change in childhood asthma: a grassroots to treetops approach. Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec; 101 Suppl 1:S208-16. PMID: 21836108; PMCID: PMC3222493.
    47. Dehlendorf C, Foster DG, de Bocanegra HT, Brindis C, Bradsberry M, Darney P. Race, ethnicity and differences in contraception among low-income women: methods received by Family PACT Clients, California, 2001-2007. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2011 Sep; 43(3):181-7. PMID: 21884386; PMCID: PMC3412526.
    48. Jiang N, Kolbe LJ, Seo DC, Kay NS, Brindis C. Health of adolescents and young adults: trends in achieving the 21 Critical National Health Objectives by 2010. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Aug; 49(2):124-32. PMID: 21783043.
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    49. Foster DG, Biggs MA, Rostovtseva D, de Bocanegra HT, Darney PD, Brindis C. Estimating the fertility effect of expansions of publicly funded family planning services in California. Womens Health Issues. 2011 Nov-Dec; 21(6):418-24. PMID: 21802962.
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    50. Schwartz SL, Brindis C, Ralph LJ, Biggs MA. Latina adolescents' perceptions of their male partners' influences on childbearing: findings from a qualitative study in California. Cult Health Sex. 2011 Sep; 13(8):873-86. PMID: 21707264.
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    51. Foster DG, Higgins JA, Biggs MA, McCain C, Holtby S, Brindis C. Willingness to have unprotected sex. J Sex Res. 2012; 49(1):61-8. PMID: 21516592.
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    52. Guendelman S, Fernandez A, Thornton D, Brindis C. Birthplace, language use, and body size among Mexican American women and men: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2006. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 May; 22(2):590-605. PMID: 21551936.
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    53. Amaral G, Geierstanger S, Soleimanpour S, Brindis C. Mental health characteristics and health-seeking behaviors of adolescent school-based health center users and nonusers. J Sch Health. 2011 Mar; 81(3):138-45. PMID: 21332478.
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    54. Ralph LJ, Brindis C. Access to reproductive healthcare for adolescents: establishing healthy behaviors at a critical juncture in the lifecourse. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct; 22(5):369-74. PMID: 20733485.
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    55. Curtis AC, Waters CM, Brindis C. Rural adolescent health: the importance of prevention services in the rural community. J Rural Health. 2011; 27(1):60-71. PMID: 21204973.
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    56. Soleimanpour S, Geierstanger SP, Kaller S, McCarter V, Brindis C. The role of school health centers in health care access and client outcomes. Am J Public Health. 2010 Sep; 100(9):1597-603. PMID: 20634445; PMCID: PMC2920968.
    57. Foster DG, Raine TR, Brindis C, Rostovtseva DP, Darney PD. Should providers give women advance provision of emergency contraceptive pills? A cost-effectiveness analysis. Womens Health Issues. 2010 Jul-Aug; 20(4):242-7. PMID: 20620913; PMCID: PMC3153435.
    58. Cubbin C, Brindis C, Jain S, Santelli J, Braveman P. Neighborhood poverty, aspirations and expectations, and initiation of sex. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Oct; 47(4):399-406. PMID: 20864010.
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    59. Brindis C. Lost opportunities in accessing reproductive health care--can pediatricians still make a difference? J Adolesc Health. 2010 Apr; 46(4):305-6. PMID: 20307817.
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    60. Gardner A, Geierstanger S, Brindis C, McConnel C. Clinic consortia media advocacy capacity: partnering with the media and increasing policymaker awareness. J Health Commun. 2010 Apr; 15(3):293-306. PMID: 20432109.
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    61. Brindis C. Reflections in honor of the contributions of Harold S. Luft: overview of the occasion. Health Serv Res. 2010 Jun; 45(3):848-50. PMID: 20337733; PMCID: PMC2875763.
    62. Maternowska C, Estrada F, Campero L, Herrera C, Brindis C, Vostrejs MM. Gender, culture and reproductive decision-making among recent Mexican migrants in California. Cult Health Sex. 2010 Jan; 12(1):29-43. PMID: 19657804.
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    63. Mulye TP, Park MJ, Nelson CD, Adams SH, Irwin CE, Brindis C. Trends in adolescent and young adult health in the United States. J Adolesc Health. 2009 Jul; 45(1):8-24. PMID: 19541245.
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    64. Brindis C, Geierstanger SP, Faxio A. The role of policy advocacy in assuring comprehensive family life education in California. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Dec; 36(6):1095-108. PMID: 19366884.
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    65. Soleimanpour S, Brindis C, Geierstanger S, Kandawalla S, Kurlaender T. Incorporating youth-led community participatory research into school health center programs and policies. Public Health Rep. 2008 Nov-Dec; 123(6):709-16. PMID: 19711652; PMCID: PMC2556716.
    66. Foster DG, Rostovtseva DP, Brindis C, Biggs MA, Hulett D, Darney PD. Cost savings from the provision of specific methods of contraception in a publicly funded program. Am J Public Health. 2009 Mar; 99(3):446-51. PMID: 18703437; PMCID: PMC2661445.
    67. Castro R, Casique I, Brindis C. Empowerment and physical violence throughout women's reproductive life in Mexico. Violence Against Women. 2008 Jun; 14(6):655-77. PMID: 18535307.
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    68. Foster DG, Biggs MA, Ralph LJ, Arons A, Brindis C. Family planning and life planning reproductive intentions among individuals seeking reproductive health care. Womens Health Issues. 2008 Sep-Oct; 18(5):351-9. PMID: 18485738.
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    69. Yu JW, Adams SH, Burns J, Brindis C, Irwin CE. Use of mental health counseling as adolescents become young adults. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Sep; 43(3):268-76. PMID: 18710682.
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    70. Park MJ, Brindis C, Chang F, Irwin CE. A midcourse review of the healthy people 2010: 21 critical health objectives for adolescents and young adults. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Apr; 42(4):329-34. PMID: 18346657.
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    71. Buckelew SM, Yu J, English A, Brindis C. Innovations in preventive mental health care services for adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2008 May; 42(5):519-25. PMID: 18407048.
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    72. Amaral G, Foster DG, Biggs MA, Jasik CB, Judd S, Brindis C. Public savings from the prevention of unintended pregnancy: a cost analysis of family planning services in California. Health Serv Res. 2007 Oct; 42(5):1960-80. PMID: 17850528; PMCID: PMC2254565.
    73. Kreger M, Brindis C, Manuel DM, Sassoubre L. Lessons learned in systems change initiatives: benchmarks and indicators. Am J Community Psychol. 2007 Jun; 39(3-4):301-20. PMID: 17510792.
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    74. Adams SH, Newacheck PW, Park MJ, Brindis C, Irwin CE. Health insurance across vulnerable ages: patterns and disparities from adolescence to the early 30s. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):e1033-9. PMID: 17473076.
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    75. Knopf DK, Jane Park M, Brindis C, Mulye TP, Irwin CE. What gets measured gets done: assessing data availability for adolescent populations. Matern Child Health J. 2007 Jul; 11(4):335-45. PMID: 17308967.
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    76. Foster DG, Ralph LJ, Arons A, Brindis C, Harper CC. Trends in knowledge of emergency contraception among women in California, 1999-2004. Womens Health Issues. 2007 Jan-Feb; 17(1):22-8. PMID: 17321944.
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    77. Afable-Munsuz A, Brindis C. Acculturation and the sexual and reproductive health of Latino youth in the United States: a literature review. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2006 Dec; 38(4):208-19. PMID: 17162313.
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    78. Brindis C, Hair EC, Cochran S, Cleveland K, Valderrama LT, Park MJ. Increasing access to program information: a strategy for improving adolescent health. Matern Child Health J. 2007 Jan; 11(1):27-35. PMID: 17031582.
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    79. Foster DG, Biggs MA, Amaral G, Brindis C, Navarro S, Bradsberry M, Stewart F. Estimates of pregnancies averted through California's family planning waiver program in 2002. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2006 Sep; 38(3):126-31. PMID: 16963385.
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    80. Park MJ, Paul Mulye T, Adams SH, Brindis C, Irwin CE. The health status of young adults in the United States. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Sep; 39(3):305-17. PMID: 16919791.
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    81. Brindis C. A public health success: understanding policy changes related to teen sexual activity and pregnancy. Annu Rev Public Health. 2006; 27:277-95. PMID: 16533118.
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    82. Ralph L, Brindis C, Shields WC. Mandating parental involvement in adolescents' abortion: implications of a short-sighted policy. Contraception. 2006 Feb; 73(2):211-3. PMID: 16413852.
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    83. Brindis C. Moving upstream: the role of schools in improving population health. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Oct; 37(4):263-5. PMID: 16182135.
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    84. Chervin DD, Philliber S, Brindis C, Chadwick AE, Revels ML, Kamin SL, Wike RS, Kramer JS, Bartelli D, Schmidt CK, Peterson SA, Valderrama LT. Community capacity building in CDC's Community Coalition Partnership Programs for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Sep; 37(3 Suppl):S11-9. PMID: 16115565.
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    85. Cubbin C, Santelli J, Brindis C, Braveman P. Neighborhood context and sexual behaviors among adolescents: findings from the national longitudinal study of adolescent health. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2005 Sep; 37(3):125-34. PMID: 16150660.
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    86. Kramer JS, Philliber S, Brindis C, Kamin SL, Chadwick AE, Revels ML, Chervin DD, Driscoll A, Bartelli D, Wike RS, Peterson SA, Schmidt CK, Valderrama LT. Coalition models: lessons learned from the CDC's Community Coalition Partnership Programs for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Sep; 37(3 Suppl):S20-30. PMID: 16115567.
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    87. Brindis C, Loo VS, Adler NE, Bolan GA, Wasserheit JN. Service integration and teen friendliness in practice: a program assessment of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Aug; 37(2):155-62. PMID: 16026725.
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    88. Brindis C, Geierstanger SP, Wilcox N, McCarter V, Hubbard A. Evaluation of a peer provider reproductive health service model for adolescents. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2005 Jun; 37(2):85-91. PMID: 15961362.
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    89. Brindis C, English A. Measuring public costs associated with loss of confidentiality for adolescents seeking confidential reproductive health care: How high the costs? How heavy the burden? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Dec; 158(12):1182-4. PMID: 15583105.
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    90. Foster DG, Klaisle CM, Blum M, Bradsberry ME, Brindis C, Stewart FH. Expanded state-funded family planning services: estimating pregnancies averted by the Family PACT Program in California, 1997-1998. Am J Public Health. 2004 Aug; 94(8):1341-6. PMID: 15284041; PMCID: PMC1448453.
    91. Newacheck PW, Park MJ, Brindis C, Biehl M, Irwin CE. Trends in private and public health insurance for adolescents. JAMA. 2004 Mar 10; 291(10):1231-7. PMID: 15010445.
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    92. Newacheck PW, Hung YY, Park MJ, Brindis C, Irwin CE. Disparities in adolescent health and health care: does socioeconomic status matter? Health Serv Res. 2003 Oct; 38(5):1235-52. PMID: 14596388; PMCID: PMC1360944.
    93. Pirkis JE, Irwin CE, Brindis C, Patton GC, Sawyer MG. Adolescent substance use: beware of international comparisons. J Adolesc Health. 2003 Oct; 33(4):279-86. PMID: 14519570.
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    94. McConnell JK, Packel L, Biggs MA, Chow JM, Brindis C. Integrating Chlamydia trachomatis control services for males in female reproductive health programs. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2003 Sep-Oct; 35(5):226-8. PMID: 14668026.
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