Department of Pediatrics

Sports Medicine Education


The Section of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine provides comprehensive services to adolescents and young adults and offers specialized education with an interdisciplinary focus on training the next generation of healthcare providers.

The interdisciplinary team in Adolescent Medicine includes four board-certified adolescent medicine physicians, three psychologists, and two dietitians who comprehensively address complex medical problems including eating disorders, obesity, young women's healthcare needs, and chronic fatigue.

Faculty from the disciplines of medicine, nutrition, and psychology provide training in the application of primary, secondary and tertiary treatment strategies to address clinical and public health problems of adolescents and young adults.

Faculty research in the areas of women's health, weight management, eating disorders, nutrition and medical transition into adulthood contribute to an understanding of key public health concerns related to adolescents.

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