Description of Research Expertise:
1. Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care
2. Physician Self-Care and Wellness Interventions
Peter, NG, Feit KE, Sonis J, Tomescu O, Pletcher JR.: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. : 523-30,2014.
Tomescu O.: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. : 581-92,2014.
Wallis, EM, Tomescu, O, Schwartz, LA, Salek, E, Trachtenburg, S, Stollon, N, and N Peter.: "Transitioning Children with Chronic Illness to Adult Healthcare: Practices of Pediatric Clinicians." 14th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference Research Symposium; 2013; Houston, TX. : 2013.
Tomescu O, Ginsburg KR: Interviewing the Adolescent: Strategies that Promote Communication and Foster Resiliency Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology, 6th edition : 21-28,2012.
Oana Tomescu: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver Reaching Teens: Wisdom from Adolescent Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, DVD Textbook. : 2012.
Tomescu O, Kinsman S: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Netter's Pediatrics : 526-27,2011.
Tomescu O, Peter NG: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Pediatric Practice: Infectious Disease : 420-30,2009.
Libura J, Drukala J, Majka M, Tomescu O, Navenot JM, Kucia M, Marquez L, Peiper SC, Barr FG, Janowska-Wieczorek A, Ratajczak MZ: CXCR4-SDF-1 signaling is active in rhabdomyosarcoma cells and regulates locomotion, chemotaxis, and adhesion Blood 100 (7): 2597-2606,2007.
Tomescu O, Ginsburg KG: The Adolescent Encounter; An Interactive Learning Resource for Healthcare Communication Doc.com : 2005; 2012 revision in progress.
Ulager J, Pearson A, Tomescu O, Hill C, Auerswald C, Ginsburg KG: Why Should I Tell You? Homeless Youth Share What it Takes for Professionals to Earn their Trust Poster presentation : 2005.