Emily F. Rothman, ScD

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences
Emily Rothman
(617) 414-1385erothman@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – CT450
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Biography

Emily F. Rothman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health with a secondary appointments at the BU School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also a visiting scientist at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center (HICRC). She earned her doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2004. Dr. Rothman has authored more than 80 publications that span the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography. She has been a federally-funded independent investigator since 2009 when she was a awarded a K01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH, NIAAA) to study the relationship between youth alcohol use and dating abuse perpetration. Since that time, she has conducted as principal investigator a National Institute of Justice (NIJ) randomized controlled trial of a dating abuse perpetration intervention in the emergency department setting, a NIJ-funded evaluation of a prevention and intervention program for commercially sexually exploited youth, and a NIH-funded R03 study on the daily relationship between alcohol, marijuana use and dating abuse in a sample of primarily Black and Hispanic, urban-residing, youth. Most recently, she was awarded a NIJ grant to generate new information about dating abuse perpetration from LGBTQ, Native American, Black and Hispanic youth that will result in new survey instruments and clinical screening tools for dating abuse perpetration and victimization. Dr. Rothman has provided violence-related consulting to the World Health Organization, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple state Departments of Public Health and coalitions of domestic violence programs, and given invited lectures at many of the world's most distinguished universities including St. Andrew's in Scotland, Padova University in Italy, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, UC Berkeley School of Law, Columbia Medical School, and others. She has appeared on the Today Show on NBC, On Point with Tom Ashbrook on NPR, Weekend edition on NPR, provided expert advice on dating violence to Seventeen magazine, and her research has been featured or she has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNN, Newsweek, Vox,com, the Huffington Post, Boston Magazine, and The Boston Globe among others. She currently teaches SB 751: Sexual Violence Prevention SB750: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention SB752: Sexually explicit media and public health methods

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • Wesleyan University, BA
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MS
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MS
  • Harvard School of Public Health, ScD

Classes Taught

  • SPHSB752
  • SPHSB921

Publications

  • Published on 5/19/2016

    Siegel M, Rothman EF. Firearm Ownership and Suicide Rates Among US Men and Women, 1981-2013. Am J Public Health. 2016 Jul; 106(7):1316-22. PMID: 27196643.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/23/2015

    Rothman EF, Adhia A. Adolescent Pornography Use and Dating Violence among a Sample of Primarily Black and Hispanic, Urban-Residing, Underage Youth. Behav Sci (Basel). 2015; 6(1). PMID: 26703744.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Epstein-Ngo QM, Rothman E. Adolescent Dating Violence in the Emergency Department: Presentation, Screening, and Interventions. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2015 Dec; 26(3):675-91. PMID: 27282018.

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  • Published on 9/2/2015

    Johnson RM, Fairman B, Gilreath T, Xuan Z, Rothman EF, Parnham T, Furr-Holden CD. Past 15-year trends in adolescent marijuana use: Differences by race/ethnicity and sex. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Oct 1; 155:8-15. PMID: 26361714.

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  • Published on 9/2/2015

    Rothman EF, Bair-Merrit M, Tharp AT. Beyond the Individual Level: Novel Approaches and Considerations for Multilevel Adolescent Dating Violence Prevention. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015.

  • Published on 9/2/2015

    Johnson RM, Parker EM, Rinehart J, Nail, J, Rothman EF. Neighborhood Factors and Dating Violence Among Youth: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015.

  • Published on 9/1/2015

    Rothman EF, Bair-Merritt MH, Tharp AT. Beyond the Individual Level: Novel Approaches and Considerations for Multilevel Adolescent Dating Violence Prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Sep; 49(3):445-7. PMID: 26296442.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2015

    Johnson RM, Parker EM, Rinehart J, Nail J, Rothman EF. Neighborhood Factors and Dating Violence Among Youth: A Systematic Review. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Sep; 49(3):458-66. PMID: 26296444.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/31/2015

    Rothman EF, Nnawulezi N. Intimate Partner Violence--Female. 2015.

  • Published on 5/29/2015

    Epstein-Ngo QM, Rothman EF. Adolescent Dating Violence in the Emergency Department: Presentation, Screening, and Interventions. Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews (AMSTAR). 2015.

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