Emily Rothman
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Emily F. Rothman, ScD

Professor, Community Health Sciences - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Emily F. Rothman is a Professor 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.

Dr. Rothman has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications that span the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography. Most recently she has undertaken a new line of research on transition-age autistic youth and young adults. Her focus is on marginalized populations and health inequity. She has been the PI of research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others.

Dr. Rothman has provided violence-related consulting to multiple state Departments of Public Health and coalitions of domestic violence programs. She is frequently consulted by media. She has appeared on the Today Show on NBC, and her research has been featured on NPR and by the New York Times magazine, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Teen Vogue and other media outlets.

She currently teaches
SB 751: Sexual Violence Prevention
SB750: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention
SB752: Sexually explicit media and public health methods

Other Positions

  • Professor, Emergency Medicine - Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Pediatrics - Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • Harvard School of Public Health, ScD Field of Study: Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MS Field of Study: Maternal & Child Health
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MS Field of Study: Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Wesleyan University, BA Field of Study: English Literature

Publications

  • Published on 4/14/2021

    Rothman EF, Campbell JK, Quinn E, Smith S, Xuan Z. Evaluation of the One Love Escalation Workshop for Dating Abuse Prevention: a Randomized Controlled Trial Pilot Study with a Sample of US Navy Sailors. Prev Sci. 2021 Apr 14. PMID: 33855672.

    Read At: PubMed
  • Published on 3/18/2021

    Taft CT, Franz MR, Cole HE, D'Avanzato C, Rothman EF. Examining strength at home for preventing intimate partner violence in civilians. J Fam Psychol. 2021 Mar 18. PMID: 33734765.

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  • Published on 1/5/2021

    Rothman EF, Cuevas CA, Mumford EA, Bahrami E, Taylor BG. The Psychometric Properties of the Measure of Adolescent Relationship Harassment and Abuse (MARSHA) With a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Youth. J Interpers Violence. 2021 Jan 05; 886260520985480. PMID: 33399026.

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  • Published on 1/4/2021

    Rothman EF, Beckmeyer JJ, Herbenick D, Fu TC, Dodge B, Fortenberry JD. The Prevalence of Using Pornography for Information About How to Have Sex: Findings from a Nationally Representative Survey of U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults. Arch Sex Behav. 2021 02; 50(2):629-646. PMID: 33398696.

    Read At: PubMed
  • Published on 12/11/2020

    Adhia, A., Bair-Merritt, M., Broder-Fingert, S., Nunez Pepen, R.A., Suarez-Rocha, A.C., & Rothman, E.F. . The Critical Lack of Data on Alcohol and Marijuana Use by U.S. Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism in Adulthood. 2020.

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  • Published on 10/29/2020

    Banyard, V.L., Edwards, K.M., Rizzo, A.J., Rothman, E.F., Greenberg, P., Kearns, M.C. . Improving social norms and actions to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence: A pilot study of the impact of Green Dot Community on youth. Journal of Prevention and Health Promotion. 2020.

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  • Published on 10/27/2020

    Campbell JK, Poage SM, Godley S, Rothman EF. Social Anxiety as a Consequence of Non-consensually Disseminated Sexually Explicit Media Victimization. J Interpers Violence. 2020 Oct 27; 886260520967150. PMID: 33107385.

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  • Published on 9/14/2020

    Stone R, Campbell JK, Kinney D, Rothman EF. "He Would Take My Shoes and All the Baby's Warm Winter Gear so We Couldn't Leave": Barriers to Safety and Recovery Experienced by a Sample of Vermont Women With Partner Violence and Opioid Use Disorder Experiences. J Rural Health. 2021 01; 37(1):35-44. PMID: 32929780.

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  • Published on 8/13/2020

    Rothman, E.F., Bair-Merritt, M., Broder-Fingert, S. A feasibility test of an online class to prevent dating violence for autistic youth: Safer Dating for Youth on the Autism Spectrum. Journal of Family Violence. 2020.

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  • Published on 7/5/2020

    Rothman EF, Paruk J, Cuevas CA, Temple JR, Gonzales K. The Development of the Measure of Adolescent Relationship Harassment and Abuse (MARSHA): Input From Black and Multiracial, Latinx, Native American, and LGBTQ+ Youth. J Interpers Violence. 2020 Jul 05; 886260520936367. PMID: 32627640.

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