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Sophia Yen, MD, MPH

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Center for Adolescent Health 1174 Castro St Ste 250 MC 5811 Mountain View, CA 94040
    Tel Work (650) 694-0600 Fax (650) 694-0610
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Tel (650) 694-0600
    Alternate Contact
    Ana Valdez-Frasier Administrative Assistant Tel Work (650) 736-9557

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Adolescent Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, LPCH/Stanford (2011 - present)
  • Clinical Instructor, LPCH (2003 - 2011)

Honors and Awards

  • Pediatric Clerkship Faculty Honor Roll, Dept of Pediatrics, Stanford Medical School (2007, 2008, 2010)
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Stanford Medical School, LPCH. (2006)
  • MCHB Postdoctoral Training Fellowship in Adolescent Health, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco (2000-2003)
  • Special graduation award for Student Advocacy, UCSF Class of 1997 (1997)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2000)
Residency: Children's Hospital Oakland CA (2000)
Internship: Children's Hospital Oakland CA (1998)
Board Certification: Adolescent Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics (2003)
Fellowship: UCSF Adolescent Medicine CA (2003)
Medical Education: UCSF School of Medicine CA (1997)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Emergency contraception access, availability, knowledge.

Pediatric obesity and its treament with videogames and pedometers.

Adolescent use and access to contraception.

Using computers to educate patients during waiting time.

Determinants of Tampon use/initiation.

Health needs of adolescents in local high schools. Obesity, exercise, mental health, reproductive health.

Attitudes towards a reproductive health clinic - parents perspective, adolescents.


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