Lea E. Widdice, MD

Director, Fellowship Program

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7938

Fax 513-636-1129

Email lea.widdice@cchmc.org

Reproductive health for young men and women including sexually transmitted disease, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment

MD: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2000.

Residency: Pediatrics, Boston Floating Hospital, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2003.

Fellowship: Adolescent Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2006.

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Patterson-Rose S, Mullins TL, Hesse BH, Lehmann C, Widdice LE. Syphilis among adolescents and young adults in Cincinnati, Ohio: testing, infection and characteristics of youth with syphilis infection. Sex Health. 2015;12(2):179-180.

Grout R, Beal S, Kahn JA, Widdice LE. Provider-level characteristics associated with adolescent varicella, meningococcal, and human papillomavirus immunization initiation. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016;55(1):44-47.

Mullins TL, Widdice LE, Rosenthal SL, Zimet GD, Kahn JA. Risk perceptions, sexual attitudes, and sexual behavior after HPV vaccination in 11-12 year-old girls. Vaccine. 2015;33(32):3907-3912.

Higgins LM, Dirksing KN, Ding L, Morrow CD, Widdice LE, Kahn JA. Adolescents’ intention and self-efficacy to follow Pap testing recommendations after receiving the HPV vaccine. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016;12(6):1498-1503.

Postenrieder N, Reed JL, Hesse EH, Kahn JA, Ding L, Gaydos CA, Rompalo A, Widdice LE. Rapid antigen testing for trichomoniasis in an emergency department. Pediatrics. 2016; 137(6):e20152072.

Kahn JA, Widdice LE, Ding L, Huang B, Brown DR, Franco EL, Bernstein DI. Substantial decline in vaccine-type human papillomavirus (HPV) among vaccinated young women during the first 8 years after HPV vaccine introduction in a community. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63(10):1281-1287.

Whittemore D, Ding L, Widdice LE, Brown DA, Bernstein DI, Franco EL, Kahn JA. Distribution of vaccine-type human papillomavirus does not differ by race or ethnicity among unvaccinated young women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2016;25(11):1153-1158.

Ford Carleton P, Schachter S, Parrish JA, Collins JM, Crocker JB, Dixon RF, Edgman-Levitan S, Lewandrowski KB, Stahl JE, Klapperich C, Cabodi M, Gaydos CA, Rompalo AM, Manabe Y, Wang T-H, Rothman R, Geddes CD, Widdice L, Jackman J, Mathura RA, Bailey Lash T. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Point-of-Care Technology Research Network: advancing precision medicine. IEEE J Transl Eng Health Med. 2016;4:2800614.

Hesse BH, Widdice LE, Patterson-Rose S, St. Cyr S, Dize L and Gaydos C. Feasibility and acceptability of point-of-care testing for sexually transmitted infections among men and women in mobile van settings. Sex Health. 2015;12(1):71-73.

Leyva C, Zender M, Staun K, Heeman AM, Brinkman WB, Kahn JA, Widdice, LE. People into practice: design of a medical decision aid with repetitive stakeholders' input. Int J Design Soc. 2013;7(1):1-17.

Microwave-Accelerated Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence (MAMEF) of CT and GC. Co-Investigator. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 2016- 2018.

Epidemiologic Impact of HPV Vaccination. Co-investigator. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 2013-2018.

Center for Point-of-Care Technologies Research for Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Co-investigator. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. 2007-2017.