Rashmi Shetgiri, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Bullying and Violence Prevention in Children
Research Description<p>Dr. Shetgiri’s research focuses on bullying and violence prevention among children and adolescents. She is currently studying ways to prevent violence among Latino youth, the implementation of primary-care-based bullying and violence prevention strategies, and health outcomes for children exposed to violence and abuse. She conducts health services research and community-based research to address racial/ethnic disparities in child health and to improve the health of Latino children. She also collaborates on research to examine the impact of language and cultural issues on children’s health.</p>
- BA, 2000, Drew University, Madison, NJ
- MD, 2003, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
- MS, 2008, Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
- MS, 2012, Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Recent and/or Significant Publications
- Shetgiri R, Boots DP, Lin H, Cheng T. Predictors of Weapon-Related Behaviors Among African-American, Latino, and White Youth. The Journal of Pediatrics. In Press (2016).
- Shetgiri R, Espelage DL, Carroll L. Practical Strategies for Clinical Management of Bullying. Giordano A, ed. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 2015.
- Shetgiri R, Lee S, Tillitski J, Wilson C, Flores G. Why adolescents fight: A qualitative study of youth attitudes, beliefs, and intended behaviors regarding violence and its prevention. Academic Pediatrics, 2015;15:103–110.
- Shetgiri R, Lin H, Avila RM, Flores G. Parental characteristics associated with bullying perpetration in US children 10-17 years old. American Journal of Public Health. 2012;102(12):2280-6.