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Kym Ahrens

Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine (primary appt.)


Education

MPH   University of Washington, 2007   (Health Services)
MD   University of Iowa, 2002
BS   University of Michigan, 1997   (Psychology)

Contact Info

email:   kahrens@uw.edu


Health risk behaviors of youth and alumni of the foster care system; sexually transmitted infections; unintended pregnancy; relationship violence
2021
Member, thesis committee for Crystal-Rose Cuellar
Gender identity and expression congruence in gender diverse youth

2020
Member, thesis committee for An Pham
Disordered eating among transgender and gender non-conforming youth

2020
Member, thesis committee for Holly Schroeder
Barriers to passing comprehensive sex education legislation in Washington state

2018
Member, thesis committee for Raina Voss
Promoting Self-Management in Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions: Understanding Parent Support Needs