member, Steering Committee
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Honors & Awards
Areas of Expertise
Select Urban Health Activities
Select Global Activities
Rakai Youth Project, Uganda: Research examining HIV risk and prevention strategies among young people in the Rakai region of Uganda.
Santelli JS, Haerizadeh S, McGovern T. Inclusion with Protection: A Framework for Conducting Ethical Research with Adolescents. UNICEF. No. inores877. 2017. Accessible at: https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/IRB_2017_05_Adol03.pdf
Santelli JS, Song X, Garbers S, Sharma V, Viner RM. Global Trends in Adolescent Fertility, 1990-2010, in Relationship to National Wealth, Income Inequalities, and Educational Expenditures. J Adolescent Health. 2017 Feb 28;60(2):161-8.
Patton GC, Sawyer SM, Santelli JS, et al. Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing. The Lancet. 2016. 387 (10036).
JS Santelli, S Mathur, Y Wei, X Song, T Lutalo, F Nalugoda, R Gray, D Serwadda. Rising school enrollment and declining HIV and pregnancy risk among adolescents, Rakai District, Uganda, 1994-2013. Global Social Welfare. 2015: 2(2): 87-103. DOI:10.1007/s40609-015-0029-x.
JS Santelli, AJ Melnikas. Teen fertility in transition: Recent and historic trends in the United States. Annual Review of Public Health. 2010; 31: 371-83.
JS Santelli, L Lindberg, M Orr, I Speizer, L Finer. Toward a multidimensional measure of pregnancy intentions: evidence from the United States. Studies in Family Planning. 2009; 40(2).
JS Santelli. Medical accuracy in sexuality education: Ideology and the scientific process. American Journal of Public Health. 2008; 98 (10): 1786-1792.
JS Santelli, IS Speizer, A Avery, C Kendall. An exploration of the dimensions of pregnancy intentions among women choosing to terminate pregnancy or to initiate prenatal care in New Orleans, Louisiana. American Journal of Public Health. 2006; 96 (11).
JS Santelli, J Schlitt, L Juszczak, J Klein, R Nystrom, C Brindis, N Bearss, D Kaplan, M Seibou, D Lockley. Access to reproductive health in school: Findings from the 1998-99 census of school-based health centers. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2003; 32 (6): 443-451.
JS Santelli, IS Speizer, A Avery, C Kendall An Exploration of the Dimensions of Pregnancy Intentions Among Women Choosing to Terminate Pregnancy or to Initiate Prenatal Care in New Orleans, Louisiana Am J Public Health 96 2009-2015 2006
JS Santelli, R Rochat, K Hatfield-Timajchy, et al. The measurement and meaning of unintended pregnancy. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2003; 35(2): 94-101.
Santelli JS, Rochat R, Hatfield-Timajchy K, Gilbert BC, Curtis K, Cabral R, Hirsch J, Schieve L, and other members of the Unintended Pregnancy working group. The measurement and meaning of unintended pregnancy Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 35 94-101 2003
Santelli JS, Klein JD, Graff CA, Allan MJ, Elster AB Reliability in adolescent reporting of clinician counseling, health care use, and health behaviors Medical Care 40 26-37 2002
Santelli JS, Lowry R, Brener N, Robin L The association of sexual behaviors with socioeconomic status, family structure, and race/ethnicity among US adolescent Am J Public Health 90 1582-88 2000
John S Santelli, Mary Ott Maureen Lyon, Jennifer Rogers, Daniel Summers, Rebecca Schleifer. Abstinence and Abstinence-Only Education: A Review of US Policies and Programs. J Adolescent Health 38 83-87 2006
J Santelli, LD Lindberg, LB Finer, VI Rickert, D Bensyl, S Posner, S Makleff, K Kost, S Singh Comparability of contraceptive prevalence estimates for women from the 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Public Health Reports 123(2) 147-154 2008
JS Santelli, LD Lindberg, LB Finer, S Singh Explaining Recent Declines in Adolescent Pregnancy in the United States: The Contributions of Abstinence and Improved Contraceptive Use Am J Public Health 97 150-156 2007
Ronny A Shtarkshall, John S Santelli, Jennifer S Hirsch Sex Education and Sexual Socialization: Roles for Educators and Parents Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 39(2) 116-119 2007
JS Santelli Abstinence-Only Education: Politics, Science, and Ethics Social Research 73(3) 835-858 2006