Andrea Gottsegen Asnes MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)

Research Interests

Child Maltreatment

Current Projects

  • A study of how and why children disclose about sexual abuse
  • A study about the experience of non-offending parents of children who have been sexually abused
  • A study about how child abuse pediatricians make decisions about suspected cases of child maltreatment

Research Summary

  • A study of how and why children disclose about sexual abuse;
  • A study about the experience of non-offending parents of children who have been sexually abused;
  • A study about how child abuse pediatricians make decisions about suspected cases of child maltreatment


Selected Publications

  • Asnes AG, Shenoy A. The difficult pediatric encounter: insights and strategies for the pediatric practitioner. Pediatrics in Review 2008 Jun; 29(6):e35-41.
  • Leventhal JM, Martin KD, Asnes AG: Incidence of abusive fractures in young children: Results from a national U.S. database. Pediatrics 2008; 122; 599-604.
  • Asnes, AG, Leventhal, JM. Managing Child Abuse: General Principles. Pediatrics in Review (In press).

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