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Mark R. Emerson, BS

  • Senior Research Associate

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E4038
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1980

Honors and Awards

Xi Sigma Pi, National Forestry Honor Society, 1980 Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, 1982

  • Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Family planning
  • program evaluation
  • contraceptive choice
  • adolescent sexual behavior.
  • Brait M, Ford JG, Papaiahgari S, Garza MA, Lee JI, Loyo M, Maldonado L, Begum S, McCaffrey L, Howerton M, Sidransky D, Emerson MR, Ahmed S, Williams CD, Hoque MO.  Association between Lifestyle Factors and CpG Island Methylation in a Cancer-Free Population.  Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev  18(11): 2984-91, November 2009

  • Kass N, Sugarman J, Medley A, Fogarty L, Taylor H, Daugherty C, Emerson M, Goodman S, Hlubocky F, Hurwitz H, Carducci M, Goodwin-Landher A. An Intervention to Improve Cancer Patients’ Understanding of Early-Phase Clinical Trials. IRB: Ethics & Human Research.  31, no. 3 (2009): 1-10

  • Zabin LS, Emerson MR, Li N, Lou C, Gao E, Nguyen MH, Chuang YL, Hurng BS, Bishai D, Blum RW. Levels of Change in Adolescent Sexual Behavior in Three Asian Cities. Studies in Family Planning 40(1):1-12, 2009.

  • Blumenthal PD, Gaffikin L, Deganus S, Lewis R, Emerson M, Adadevoh S. Cervical cancer prevention: safety, acceptability, and feasibility of a single-visit approach in Accra, Ghana. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2007; 196; 407.e1-407.e9

  • Zabin LS, Emerson MR, Rowland DL. Childhood sexual abuse and early menarche: the direction of their relationship and its implications. J of Adolescent Health, 2005; 36:393-400.