Honors & Awards
Areas of Expertise
Select Urban Health Activities
The Young Men's Clinic: As the Medical Director since 1999, and along with colleagues, he provides primary care services to young men ages 14-35yo with a focus on sexual and reproductive health.
Mayor De Blasio's Sexual Health Education TaskForce: The Taskforce is appointed to make recommendations to the mayor of NYC regarding improving sexual health education for the students in the NYC educational system and to advise over a four-year period.
Select Global Activities
Pan American Health Organiztion Men's Health Consultant: Consulted with St. Lucia's Ministry of Health on improving adolescent and young adult male health engagement and services.
Pediatric Global Health Program: With other Pediatric and Adolescent medicine colleagues, collaborated with Ugandan colleagues to enhance their adolescent collaborations and to establish the Ugandan Society of Adolescent Health. Bell, DL, State of the Art Workshop: Care of the Adolescent; November 29-30, 2012; Kampala, Uganda: Columbia University Department of Pediatrics and Makerere University
Bell, David L. "Violence Prevention and Gender Transformative Programming." Journal of Adolescent Health 67.5 (2020): 623-624.
Lindberg, Laura D., David L. Bell, and Leslie M. Kantor. "The Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Young Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic." Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (2020).
Bell, David L. "Mourning." Journal of Adolescent Health 67.4 (2020): 621.
Lalas, J., Garbers, S., Gold, M. A., Allegrante, J. P., & Bell, D. L. (2020). Young Mens Communication With Partners and Contraception Use: A Systematic Review. Journal of Adolescent Health.
Guzman, Alexis, et al. "Acceptability of a Phone App-Based Motivational Interviewing Intervention for Young Men’s Health." Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science 5.3 (2020): 258-265.
Bell, David L., and Samantha Garbers. "Early Sexual Initiation Among Boys: What Should We Do?." JAMA pediatrics 173.6 (2019): 522-523.
Bell DL, Breland DJ, Ott MA. Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health: A Review. Pediatrics 2013;132:535-546.