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Mary Ott

IU School of Medicine/Division of Adolescent Medicine

Expert Bio

Dr. Mary A. Ott is a professor of pediatrics and an adolescent medicine specialist and pediatric research ethicist at the IU School of Medicine. Her mixed-methods research focuses on community-based adolescent pregnancy and HIV prevention, adolescent contraceptive access, global adolescent health, and ethics of research with vulnerable populations. Current projects focus on the implementation of evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs in community settings, pharmacy access to contraception, and adolescent capacity to consent. Ott is core faculty in the Center for Bioethics.

Areas of Expertise

Adolescent medicine, adolescent HIV and pregnancy prevention, community engaged research, adolescent contraceptive access, pediatric research ethics, pediatric precision medicine ethics, consent and confidentiality.