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Mary B. Adam, M.D., M.A., PhD.

Contact Information:
PO Box 47300-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: (254) 739579629


EDUCATION

Trinity College, Deerfield, Illinois, B.A., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1975-1978.
University of Arizona, MD, College of Medicine, 1979-1982.
University of Arizona, Intern and Resident, Pediatrics, 1982-1985.
Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois, Master of Arts in Bioethics, Summa Cum Laude, 2003.
University of Arizona, MA, Psychology-Program Evaluation and Research Methods (adviser Lee Sechrest), 2007.
University of Arizona, Ph.D. Psychology-Program Evaluation and Research Methods (adviser Lee Sechrest), 2009.


EMPLOYMENT

Kaiser Permanente, Staff Pediatrician, 1986.
Pediatric Medicine Inc, Staff Pediatrician, 1986-1987.
Washington Adventist Hospital, In House Pediatrician, 1988.
Thomas Davis Medical Center, Staff Pediatrician with emphasis on adolescent medicine and gynecology, 1988-1998.
Consultant, LeCroy and Milligan Associates, 1998- 2007.
Co-Investigator for NIH grant, “Interventions for Risk Reduction and Avoidance in Youth,” Informatics and Decision Making Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, 1999- 2006.
Fulbright Scholar, African Regional Research Award, Evaluation of HIV Prevention Efforts with I Choose Life-Africa, Kenya, 2007-2008.
Mariposa Community Health Center, Nogales Arizona, staff Pediatrician, 2009-2010.
AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kenya, Director Newborn Community Health Project, 2011-present.
Navigators USIMG, Kenya Staff, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011-present.

Faculty Appointments

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Clinical Lecturer, Department of Pediatrics,  1988 – present.
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgery, 2000 – 2006.


PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND ORGANIZATIONS

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), 1989-present.
Adolescent Committee Chair, Arizona Chapter, AAP 1995 –2002.
American Academy of Pediatrics Bioethics Section Executive Committee (2002-2010), Program Chair 2005-2007, Section Chair 2008-2010.
Christian Medical and Dental Society.
Advisory Board member, Medical Institute for Sexual Health, 1998-present.
Fellow, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, 2002-present.
Bioethics Committee, University Medical Center, Tucson Arizona, January 2002-2009.
Faculty Sponsor, Christian Medical Students, University of Arizona College of Medicine 2003-2007.
Research Fellow, Evaluation, Research, and Development Unit (ERDU), Department of Psychology, University of Arizona 2007-2010.


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Board of Directors, Crisis Pregnancy Centers of Tucson, 1997 to 1999.
Advisory Board member for the Medical Institute for Sexual Health, 1999-2010.
Board of Directors of Bannockburn Institute for Christianity and Contemporary Culture, vice-chairman, 1996-2000, chairman 2000-2001.
Board Member, Center for Bioethics and Culture, 2005-2009.
Board Member, El Rio Neighborhood Health Centers, 2005-2010.


ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Member, Competency Task Force for Foundation Health, 1996.
Negotiated improved communication and access to inpatient and outpatient mental health care for adolescents in managed care plans.
Improved efficiency of utilization review process for Thomas Davis Southern Region by analyzing differences between five major insurance groups served by Thomas Davis.
Facilitated Pediatric Department planning to optimize patient access and services.
Development and training of a pediatric nurse triage system for entire southern region of Thomas Davis Medical Centers.
Initiated monthly training and medical instruction for nursing staff, 1989 – 1998.
Directed the pediatric department’s transition to CPT/RBRVS coding system and trained physicians using case study modules.


CERTIFICATION

National Board of Medical Examiners 1983
American Board of Pediatrics 1987


HONORS AND AWARDS

Arizona Medical Association Scholarship
Medical Assistance Program Fellowship for the study of medicine in a developing country
Outstanding Young Women of America
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities 2003-2004


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles

Fitch JT, Stine C, Hager WD, Mann J, Adam MB, McIlhaney J.  Condom effectiveness: factors that influence risk reduction. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2002; 29(12):811-817.

Reyna VF, Adam MB. Fuzzy-trace theory, risk communication, and product labeling in sexually transmitted diseases. Risk Analysis, 2003, 23(2):325-342.

Adam MB. From Steinem to Schlafley: Creating a conversation on human sexuality.  Ethics and Medicine, 2005, 21(3): 131-138.

Adam MB, Reyna VF. Coherence and correspondence criteria for rationality: Experts estimation of risks of sexually transmitted infections. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. 2005: 18(3):169-186.

Adam MB, McGuire J, Walsh M, Basta J, LeCroy C. Acculturation as a predictor of the onset of sexual intercourse among Hispanic and White teens. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2005, 159(3):261-265.

Tongin A, Adam, MB. Ethics involved in simulation-based medical planning. Ethics and Medicine. 2006, 22(1):23-30.

Adam MB, Mutungi M. Sexual risk behavior among Kenyan university students. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Scientific Society. 2007, 39(2): 91-98.

Mercurio MR, M.D., Adam MB, M.D., Forman EN, M.D., Ladd RK, Ph.D., Maxwell MA, M.D., Mears BJ, M.D., Ross LF, M.D. and Silber TJ, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Bioethics: Summaries and Commentaries. Pediatrics in Review. 2008;29:e1-e8.

 Adam, MB. Adolescent Confidentiality: An uneasy truce. Ethics and Medicine. Summer 2011.

Davis MF, Adam M, Carvajal S, Sechrest L, Reyna, VF.  Measuring acculturation in youth:  Using Rasch modeling.  Journal of Applied Measurement, in press.


Other Articles and Letters

Adam MB. Book review AJDC. 1993;147:797.

Adam MB. Effect of condoms on reducing genital herpes transmission.  JAMA. 2001; 286(17):2095-2096.

Adam, MB. Noninvasive testing for STDs.  American Journal of Public Health. 2003, 93(7):1033-1034.

Mann JR, Adam MB. Syndromic STD and behavior-change interventions in Uganda. Lancet. 361(9374):2085, 2003.

Adam MB. Perfect condom use in a less than perfect world. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2006, 160(3):321-322.


Books

Stewert GP, O’Mathuna DP, Hensley SD, Adam MB, Bevington LK, Kilner JK, Orr RD.  Basic Questions on Everyday Health Care: What Do I Need to Know?  Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kreigel, 2004.

Adam MB, Theuri C, Winter TM, eds. I Choose Life-Africa Peer Education Curriculum. Nairobi, Kenya: I Choose Life-Africa, 2008.

Adam MB, Theuri C, Winter TM, eds. I Choose Life-Africa Peer Education Training Resource Guide. Nairobi, Kenya: I Choose Life-Africa, 2008.

Kaabunga E, Adam MB.  I Choose Life-Africa Monitoring and Evaluation Handbook. Nairobi, Kenya, 2008.

Adam MB, Diekema D, Mercurio M, eds, American Academy of Pediatrics Case Based Teaching Guides, American Academy of Pediatrics, July 2011. May be accessed at http://www.aap.org/sections/bioethics/PDFs/BioethicsResidentCurriculum.pdf.

Diekema D, Mercurio M, Adam MB, eds, Clinical Ethics in Pediatrics: A Case-Based Textbook, Cambridge University Press, Sept 2011. 


Book Chapters

Adam MB. Physician unions: Guardians of the covenant or keepers of the contract? In Kilner J, Orr RD, Shelly J eds. The Changing Face of Health Care. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Erdmans Press. 1999:245-257. 

Adam MB. Sexually transmitted disease prevention, public policy, and postmoderns: The spider the web, and the fly. In Kilner J, Cunningham P, Hagar DW, eds. The Reproductive Revolution, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Erdmans Press. 2000:230-242.

Adam MB. Strategies for sex education. In: Cameron N, Daniels S, White B, eds. Bioengagement. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Erdmans Press. 2000:80-88.

Adam MB. Preventing AIDS and STDs. In: Kilner J, Hook CC, Uustal DB, eds.  Cutting Edge Bioethics.  Grand Rapids, Michigan: Erdmans Press. 2002:131-141.

Reyna VF, Adam MB, LeCroy CW, Muller KL, Brainerd CJ. Risky decision making in childhood and adolescents:. A fuzzy trace theory approach. Invited chapter for J.Jacobs, P.Klacynscki (eds.), The development of children’s and adolescents’ judgment and decision making.  2005: 77-106. Mahwah, NJ, Erlbaum.

Adam MB. Pediatrician-Patient-Parent Relationship: Obligations of Veracity, Fidelity, and Confidentiality. In Adam MB, Diekema D, Mercurio M, eds, American Academy of Pediatrics Case Based Teaching Guides, American Academy of Pediatrics, July 2011. May be accessed at http://www.aap.org/sections/bioethics/PDFs/BioethicsResidentCurriculum.pdf.


Reports

Basta, J, LeCroy, C, Adam, M, Gamble, W. Evaluation of the Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program, The First Year Evaluation Report. Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix AZ, June 1999.

Basta, J, Walsh, M, McGuire, J, LeCroy, C, Gamble, W, Harle, K, Adam, M, Evaluation of the Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program, The Second Year Evaluation Report. Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix AZ, July, 2000.

LeCroy and Milligan Associates, Inc. (2001).  The Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program Evaluation Annual Report, June 2001. Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix Arizona, June 2001.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Workshop Summary: Scientific Evidence on Condom Effectiveness for Sexually transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention, July 20, 2001. http://www.niaid.nih.gov/dmid/stds/condomreport.pdf  

LeCroy and Milligan Associates, Inc. (2002).  The Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program Evaluation Annual Report, June 2002. Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix Arizona, June 2002.

Medical Institute. (2002). Sex, Condoms, and STDs: What We Now Know. Fitch JT, McIlhaney JS, Adam MB, Hagar WD, Zanga JR.eds.

LeCroy and Milligan Associates, Inc. (2003).  The Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program Evaluation Annual Report, June 2003. Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix Arizona, June 2003.

I Choose Life-Africa (2007). The Impact of Behavioral Change Communication on HIV Prevention among Maseno University Students. Nairobi, Kenya: I Choose Life-Africa 2007 .

Adam MB. (2009). Improving Measurement Strategies for I Choose Life Africa. A Report submitted to the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya, July 2009.


Newsletters

Adam, MB. Comments on the Charter on Medical Professionalism.  Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Spring 2003.

Adam, MB. Acculturation and Autonomy.  Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Fall 2003.

Adam, M.B. Bioethics and the Movies, Section on Bioethics Newsletter, American Academy of Pediatrics Fall 2004.

Adam MB. Bioethics at the Movies: Review of Minority Report. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Fall 2006.

Adam MB. Bioethics at the Movies: Review of The Island. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Spring 2007.

Adam MB. Bioethics at the Movies: Review of The 6th Day. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Fall 2007.

Adam MB. From the Chair. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Spring 2008.

Adam MB. From the Chair. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Fall 2008.

Adam MB. From the Chair: Issues in Genetic Testing. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Spring 2009

Adam MB. From the Chair: Rights of Conscience. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Fall 2009.

Adam MB. From the Chair: The Future of Bioethics. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics Spring 2010.

Adam MB. Neonatal Community Health in Kenya, American Academy of Pediatrics Arizona Chapter News, International Edition, Spring, 2010.

Adam MB. Transitions. Section on Bioethics Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics, Fall 2010.


PAPERS PRESENTED

National/International Meetings

Adam MB. Physician unions: keepers of the covenant or keepers of the contract:  Presented at: 4th Annual Conference on Bioethics; July 17-19, 1997, Deerfield, Illinois.

Adam MB. Sexually transmitted disease prevention, public policy, and postmoderns:  the spider the web, and the fly.  Presented at: 5th Annual Conference on Bioethics; July 16-18, 1998, Deerfield, Illinois. 

Adam MB. Understanding human sexuality in terms of worldview; creating a level playing field for public discussions of sexually transmitted diseases.  Presented at: 6th Annual Conference on Bioethics; July 15-17, 1999, Deerfield, Illinois.

Adam MB. When true love means always using a condom: relational implications of HIV/STD prevention.  Paper presented at:  7th Annual Conference on Bioethics; July 20-22, 2000, Deerfield, Illinois.

Adam MB, Reyna VF.  Health care professionals’ biases in risk estimation of sexually transmitted infections.  Paper presented at: 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; September 24-27, 2000; Cincinnati, Ohio.

Reyna VF, Adam MB.  Fuzzy-trace theory, risk communication, and product labeling in sexually transmitted diseases.  Paper presented at:  2000 Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting; December 3-6, 2000; Arlington Virginia.

McGuire JK, Walsh M, Adam MB, Wilhelm O.  Running the bases: development of sexual behavior in adolescence.  Paper presented at: 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development; April 2001, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Adam MB, Reyna RF, Walsh M.  Health educators’ understanding of risk in sexually transmitted diseases. Paper presented at:  2002 National STD Prevention Meeting; March 4-7, 2002, San Diego, California.

Adam MB.  How ethical theories can and do affect governmental policies.  Paper presented at: 9th Annual Conference on Bioethics; July 18-20, 2002, Deerfield, Illinois.

Kelly RM, Mann J, Adam MB.  What do we know now?  Implications of the NIH condom effectiveness report for sexual health promotion.  Paper presented at: 2002 American School Health Association’s 76th Annual Conference, October 2-5, 2002, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Adam MB.  Bioethics and the movies: A curriculum.  Paper presented at the 10the Annual Conference on Bioethics, July 17-19, 2003, Deerfield, Illinois.

Reyna VF, Adam MB, Poirier KL. A fuzzy trace theory of perception and judgment of health related risks. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Meeting for the Society for Medical Decision Making; October 19-22, 2003; Chicago, Illinois.

Reyna VF, Metz K, Roberts J, Adam, MB, LeCroy C, Poirier K.  Developmental differences in estimates of sexual risks and benefits among adolescents: A fuzzy-trace theory analysis.  Cognitive Development Society Biennial Meeting, October 24-25, 2003, Park City, Utah.

Roberts J, Metz K, Reyna V, Poirier K, Adam M, LeCroy C. Qualitative gist versus quantitative estimates of sexual risk among adolescents: A fuzzy-trace theory analysis. Society for Judgment and Decision Making Annual Meeting, November 9-10, 2003, Vancouver, BC.

Fankem SL, Reyna VF, Poirier K, Adam MB, LeCroy C.  Adolescent risky decision-making: A Fuzzy trace analysis. Society for Judgment and Decision Making Annual Meeting, November 9-10, 2003, Vancouver, BC.

Reyna, V. F., Adam, M. B., & Muller-Poirier, K. (2003, November). How memory and reasoning processes explain risk. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting for the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, Canada. 

Adam MB, Reyna VF, Poirier K, LeCroy C, Metz K, Roberts J, Fankem S, Velazquez H. Implications of measures of Hispanic ethnicity for STD prevention and transmission. 2004 National STD Prevention Conference, March 8-11, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Reyna, V. F., Metz, K., Poirier, K., Roberts, J., Adam, M., & Lecroy, C. (2004, October). The gist of risks and benefits in adolescent decision making: Effects of age, gender, ethnicity, and experience. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Reyna VF, Metz K, Poirier K, Roberts, J, Adam M, LeCroy C. The gist of risks and benefits in adolescent decision-Making : Effects of age, gender, ethnicity, and experience. Society for Medical Decision Making; October 17-20, 2004; Atlanta, Georgia.

Reyna VF, Adam MB, Poirier K Metz K, Roberts J, LeCroy C. Dual processes in decision making: Risk, reward, and rationality. Psychonomic Society 45th Annual Meeting, November  18-21, 2004, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Estrada S, Mills B, Reyna V, Paul, R, Balawejder A, Armstrong J, Poirier K, Adam MB. Is intuition rational? A dual-process approach. Society for Judgment and Decision Making Annual Meeting, November 19-22, 2004, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Adam MB and Barasa B. Measurement Strategies in HIV Prevention: A Case Study of I Choose Life Africa in HIV Peer Education at Egerton University Kenya. International Conference on Urban Health, October 22, 2009, Nairobi, Kenya.

Adam MB. Effectiveness trial of the Community Based I Choose Life Africa HIV Prevention Program at The National Biennial HIV and AIDS Research Conference, May 18, 2011, Nairobi Kenya.

Adam MB. Growing Capacity in Integrated Primary Health Care: Strategies for Measuring Outcomes a Case Study of the Newborn Community Health Program Kijabe, Kenya at 2012 East Africa Alumni Regional forum and Conference, January 19-20, 2012 Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya.


Regional Meetings

Adam MB, McGuire J. Curricular differences and individual receptivity to abstinence messages: an evaluation of Arizona’s Title V Abstinence Only Programs.  Presented at: Launching Healthy Adolescents Into the 21st Century, Arizona Adolescent Health Coalition Conference; April 6, 2000, Phoenix, Arizona.

Adam MB. Prevention programs in perspective: how evaluation makes sense of the data.  Keynote address at:  Arizona Department of Health Services Evaluation Institute, September 7, 2000, Tucson Arizona.

Adam MB, Milligan K, Krysik J, Harle K, Jones C. Findings of the five year evaluation of the Abstinence Only Education Program and Mining the data: How to use the data from the Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program.  Presented at the Arizona Department of Health Services, May 15, 2003, Phoenix Arizona.

Adam MB. Mining the data: Utilizing risk behavior data for prevention program development.  Presented at Arizona’s 15th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference, January 9, 2004, Mesa, Arizona.

Adam MB, Krysik J. Findings of the five year evaluation of the Abstinence Education Program: Using the data: How to use the data from the Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program.  Presented at the ALOHA meeting, Arizona Department of Health Services, January 22, 2004, Phoenix Arizona.

Metz, KC., Reyna, VF., Roberts, JL., Adam, MB., & Poirier, KL. Differences in Estimates of Sexual Risks and Benefits among Adolescents: A Fuzzy-Trace Theory Analysis. Presented at the Psychology Honors Forum, University of Arizona,  April 26, 2004, Tucson, Arizona.
Adam MB, Mutungi M. Sexual risk behavior among Kenyan university students. Presented at the Arizona-Nevada Scientific Society, April 8, 2006, Tucson Arizona.

Krysik J and Adam MB. Technological Innovations to Improve Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention. Presented at the 18th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference, January 18-19, 2007, Mesa, Arizona.


REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS/PUBLICATIONS

Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Ethics and Medicine
Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Scientific Society
Journal of the National Medical Association
Pediatrics


RESEARCH FUNDING
Federal

National Institutes of Health grant, “Interventions for Risk Reduction and Avoidance in Youth,”
Co-Investigator, $2,350,629; 2001-2006. 

National Institutes of Health grant, “Interventions for Risk Reduction and Avoidance in Youth,”
Principle-Investigator for University of Arizona site, $139,921, 2003-2006.

Fulbright Scholar Africa Regional Research Award, “Improving Measures of HIV Prevention Programs”, Principle Investigator, 2007-2008.


State

Arizona Department of Health Services grant, “Evaluation of the Arizona Abstinence Only Education Program” Consultant to LeCroy and Milligan, Inc., 1998-2003.


TEACHING

Grand Rounds

Adam MB. Sexually transmitted disease prevention in the 90’s.  Presented at: Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of Arizona College of Medicine February 1996, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam MB. Pernicious papillomavirus and pediatricians: what inquiring minds need to know?  Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of Arizona College of Medicine, April 2000, Tucson Arizona.

Adam MB. Barriers and STDs: from the bench to the bedside.  Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Tucson Medical Center, October 16, 2001, Tucson Arizona.

Reyna VF & Adam MB. Gender and other differences in risky decision making.  Presented at the University of Arizona’s National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Research seminar Series, January 12, 2004.

Adam MB. Preventing Neonatal Mortality: Cases from Kenya. Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of Arizona College of Medicine, October, 2010 Tucson, Arizona.


Bioethics

Adam MB. Relational implications for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV.  Presented at: The Center for Bioethics and Culture Lecture Series, March 7, 2002, Oakland, California.

Adam MB. Bioethics and the movies. An interactive curriculum developed for the University of Arizona College of Medicine Enrichment Curriculum. Fall 2002, 2003 and 2004, Tucson Arizona.

Chadwick JA, Adam MB, Daschbach C, Beyda D. The Bioethical Side of Frankenstein and its Implications for the Genomics Research of the Day.  Presented at Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature sponsored by the Arizona Health Sciences Library, March 18, 2003, Tucson, Arizona.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine and American Medical Student Association Bioethics 2004 conference, Beyond Theory and Into Practice. Invited facilitator. October 20, 2004.

Adam MB. Pediatric Ethics. A one credit course taught at Covenant Seminary in St. Louis February 9-10, 2007.


Other Teaching and Invited Presentations

Adam MB.  Failure to thrive and treatment of dehydration.  Presented at: First International Conference of the Romanian Christian Medical Association, October 26-28, 1990, Cluj, Romania. 

Adam MB.  Helping parents teach their children about sex. Presented at: Hand in Hand November 1997, Rolling Meadows, Illinois. 

Adam MB.  The medical consequences of becoming sexually active. Presented at: Building a Plan for the Future, Arizona Abstinence Only Education Conference June 3, 1999, Scottsdale Arizona.

Adam MB. Sexually transmitted disease prevention, public policy, and postmoderns:  the spider the web, and the fly.  Presented at: The International Symposium on Worldview and Life-Style: What are We Bequeathing Our Children?, May 24-27, 2000, Pribrezhnyi, Yalta.

Adam MB.  Celebrate sexuality. Presented at: National Association of Social Workers Arizona Chapter Spring Workshop Series, April 6, 2001, Tucson Arizona.

Adam, MB.  Scientific evidence on condom effectiveness in STD prevention.  Presented at: Arizona Abstinence Only Program Educators Meeting, September 7, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona.

Adam, MB.  Back to school primer on STDs. Presented at: Arizona Abstinence Only Program Educators Meeting, September 7, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona.

Adam MB.  Helping Parents Teach Their Children About Sex.  Presented at: Fruchtendler PTA Parent Educational Series, September 20,2001, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam MB.  Scientific Evidence on Condom Effectiveness in STD Prevention. Presented at: Southern Arizona Planned Parenthood Providers and Educators Meeting, December 19, 2001, Tucson Arizona.

Adam MB. STD update.  Carondolet Sex Education Program, Sierra Middle School, December 19, 2001, Tucson Arizona.

Adam MB. STDs and You.  Presented at Sierra Middle School, December 17, 2002, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam MB, Fitch T.  Condoms-all you need to know and more.  Presented at: Health on the Horizon, June 12-15, 2002, Palm Springs, California.

Adam MB. Update on STDs, contraceptives, and condom effectiveness.  Presented at the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind, October 1, 2002, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam MB. STDs and You.  Presented at Desert Christian High School, December 4, 2002, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam MB.  Unpacking Race and Ethnicity in Hispanics.  Presented at the Pediatric Research Seminar, February 17, 2003, Tucson Arizona.

Mentor for Andrea Voekel in Bioethics Senior Seminar project, presented at Desert Christian High School and Sunnyside High School in Tucson Arizona, Spring 2004. Goal to build bioethics curriculum for high school students.

Adam MB. Condoms and STD Transmission.  Presented at the Teens & Sex Clinical Intervention Conference sponsored by the Texas Department of Health and the Medical Institute, El Paso, Texas, 8-27, 2004.

Adam MB. Teen Pregnancy.  Presented at the Teens & Sex Clinical Intervention Conference sponsored by the Texas Department of Health and the Medical Institute, El Paso, Texas, 8-27, 2004.

Adam, MB. Condoms and Contraceptives: All you need to know and more. Presented at the Arizona Department of Health update for abstinence educators, December 3,2004, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam, MB. Sexuality and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Presented to Desert Christian High School, May 16-17, 2005,Tucson, Arizona.

Adam, MB. Sexually transmitted diseases make strange bedfellows. Presented at the Arizona Partners for Abstinence Education Annual Meeting, February 22, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Adam, MB. Sexually transmitted diseases overview. Presented at Desert Christian High School, May 17 and 18, 2006, Tucson, Arizona.

Adam MB. STD Update 2007. Presented at the Teens and Sex: Meeting the Threats to Teen Health and Happiness. Phoenix Arizona, February 20, 2007.

Adam MB. Effectiveness Trial of I Choose Life-Africa Peer Education Model for HIV Prevention at Kenyatta University. Evaluation Group for the Analysis of Data. Tucson, Arizona, August 2, 2007.

Adam MB. Research in the Field, Discussion of the Ongoing RCT of I Choose Life Peer Education Program at Egerton University, Presented at Daystar University, April 4 and 5, 2008.

Adam MB. How to Manage your Finances in University, Presented to the Daughters of Eve Club at Egerton University, April 15, 2008.

Adam MB.  Measurement Challenges in Sexual Risk Behavior, Presented at the University of Nairobi Population Studies Research Institute, May 8, 2008.

Adam MB. Validity in Measurement, Presented at the University of Nairobi Department of Ophthalmology: May 13, 2008. 

Adam MB. Measurement Strategies in HIV Prevention, Presented at the University of Nairobi Population Studies Research Institute, July 7, 2009.

Adam MB. Newborn Community Health Program and Field Study, Presented at the Evaluation Group for the Analysis of Data, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, December 1, 2011.
Meyer AC and Adam MB. Findings from the Health Facility and Community Assessment in Kaloleni district, Presented at the eHealth and its Role in Health Systems Strengthening sponsored by the AKU/UCSF Integrated Primary Health Care Start-Up Project (IPHC S’UP) and the Aga Khan Development Network eHealth Resource Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, February 24, 2012.


ACADEMIC SERVICE

Assisted Arizona Department of Health Services Office of Woman and Children’s Health in reviewing and ranking sex education program grant proposals February 1998.

Original author of two resolutions (62SB-1 and 62SB-2) which were adopted by the 1999 Chapter Forum of the American Academy of Pediatrics advocating noninvasive urine testing for sexually transmitted diseases.

National Institutes of Health, Panel Member for the Workshop on the Scientific Evidence for Condom Effectiveness and STD Prevention, June 2000.

National Institutes of Health, Panel Member for the Workshop Critical Issues in Study Design for Research on condoms and Prevention of STIs, December 9-10, 2002, Bethesda Maryland.

Partnership for Health: Informing Policy and Practice in Arizona: The Children’s Research Agenda. Advisory Committee member, 2003.

Partnership for Health: Informing Policy and Practice in Arizona: The Children’s Research Agenda Workgroup, Panel member, January 6, 2004, Phoenix, Arizona.

Centers for Disease Control and Division of Adolescent and School Health, expert panel facilitator, Impact of Media on Adolescent Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors, August 5-6, 2004, Washington DC.

Halperin DT, Stiner MJ, Cassel MM, Green EC, Hearst N, Kirby D, Gayle HD, Cates W. The time has come for common ground on preventing sexual transmission of HIV. Lancet . Nov 27, 2004. Member of the common ground exploration work group and writing work group member for development of statement; June- Nov 2004. 

All About Youth Methodology Meeting, expert panel member for issues of research methodology and measurement, Centers for Disease Control sponsored consultation for the All About Youth: a randomized controlled trial of sex education programs from the University of Texas School of Public Health, Christine Markham, PhD, Principle Investigator. April 6, 2005, Houston, Texas.

Curriculum Guidelines for Sex Education, Expert Panel Member, Sponsored by the Medical Institute for Sexual Health. May 5-6, 2005, and February 6-7, 2006, Austin Texas. 

All About Youth Methodology Meeting, expert panel member for issues of curriculum development methodology and measurement, Centers for Disease Control sponsored consultation for the All About Youth: a randomized controlled trial of sex education programs from the University of Texas School of Public Health, Christine Markham, PhD, Principle Investigator. May 10-11, 2005, Austin, Texas.

Panel member for Centers for Disease Control funded workgroup to develop guidelines for sexual health curriculum for United States medical schools. Dec 6-7, 2005, Atlanta, GA and May 2-3, 2006, Chicago. IL.

Member of task force to write the Allow Natural Death policy and education materials for University Medical Center, Tucson Arizona, 2006.

Chairman, Blue Ribbon Investigation Panel to assess concerns about human subjects’ research at the University of Arizona, Summer 2006.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adolescent Health Expert Panel on Sexual and Reproductive Health”, October 5-6, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia.

All About Youth Methodology Meeting, expert panel member for issues of data analysis and results dissemination, Centers for Disease Control sponsored consultation for the All About Youth: a randomized controlled trial of sex education programs from the University of Texas School of Public Health, Christine Markham, PhD, Principle Investigator. October 13-14, 2009, Houston, Texas.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) Expert Panel on identifying efficacious school and community based programs that reduce sexual risk behaviors among youth, August 22-23, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia.

Fulbright Review Panel for Africa Awards, Washington DC, December 9-10, 2010.

Fellows Consultation, Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, April 29-30, 2011.


Other Service

Developed Abstinence – Only Sex Education proposal for the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tucson, Fall 1997.
Assisted in development of curricula for use in Youth Sexuality programs “Think Twice About Sex” utilized with the “Baby Think it Over” doll.
Presented radio talk show and community programs on helping parents teach their kids about sex.
Developed program on date rape for cable TV in conjunction with the Pima County Medical Society.
Featured speaker for Youth Sexuality program sponsored by Carondolet Health System – a hospital based program designed to educate youth on sexual issues with an emphasis on risk avoidance.


MEDIA INTERVIEWS/NEWS REPORTS

Interviewed by KOLD 13, as Bioethics Commentary, on the topic of embryonic stem cell research, 8-4-04.

Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Republic, Houston Chronicle on 3-8-05 all carried articles related to Adam MB, McGuire J, Walsh M, Basta J, LeCroy C. Acculturation as a predictor of the onset of sexual intercourse among Hispanic and White teens. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2005, 159(3):261-265. In addition, articles by Reuters and other news services were done.