Lawrence S. Neinstein, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
USC Keck School of Medicine
Executive Director
University Park Health Center
Associate Dean of Student Affairs



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This site was developed for use by health care professionals involved in either the teaching of adolescent health or clinical care of adolescents and young adults. The material was developed to either stand alone or to be supplemental material to the EUTEACH curriculum of adolescent health ( This material on this site includes in each section text background, cases, questions and answers, weblinks and a small reference section. The reader can use the text alone, the cases alone or the questions and answers alone. This is not meant to be an exhaustive curriculum in adolescent health but a supplement to other teaching modalities. Enjoy the material, use it yourself or with students but please :

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Lawrence Neinstein MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

The information and photographs contained in this guide are designed for the education of health care professionals on health issues of adolescents and young adults. By entering this site, you agree that you are an adult at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement. Please review our user agreement and medical disclaimer before going any further. IN NO WAY SHOULD THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE BE CONSIDERED AS OFFERING MEDICAL ADVICE.

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