Faculty Profile

Dina L. Romo, MDDina L. Romo, MD
Phone: 718-918-4026
E-mail: romod@nychhc.org

Dr. Dina Romo is an Attending in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine. She is board certified as a Pediatrician and is board-certified in Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Dina Romo is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Undergraduate School:

Columbia University

Medical School:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Training:

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY (Pediatric internship, residency)
  • Adolescent Medicine Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center
  • CDC National Network of STD Prevention Center Fellow at Columbia University Medical Center

Bibliography:

Peer Reviewed Abstracts and Presentations:

  1. Romo DL, Schechter S, Cohall A, Neu N.
    Syphilis Screening among MSM at an Urgent Care Center; A Quality Improvement Initiative.
    2016 STD Prevention Conference, Poster Presentation
  2. Romo DL, Francis N, Pfeffer B, Bukenya D, Kitaka S, Neu N
    Associations between Social Media Use with Sexual Risk Behavior in Uganda Adolescents.
    The Society for Adolescent Health in Uganda, Annual Scientific Meeting, Plenary Session, 2016
    2016 STD Prevention Conference Poster Presentation
  3. Romo DL, Garnett C, Younger AP, Stockwell MS, Soren K, Catallozzi M, Neu N.
    Understanding Adolescent Social Media Use: Associations with Sexual Risk And Parental Monitoring Factors
    The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Annual Meeting 2016, Platform Presentation
  4. Mathur S, Romo DL, Rasmussen M, Nakyanjo N, Nalugoda F, Santelli JS.  Refocusing HIV Prevention Messages: A Qualitative Study in Rural Uganda.
    The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Annual Meeting 2016, Platform Presentation
  5. Romo DL, Younger AP, Stockwell MS, Soren K, Catallozzi M, Neu N.
    The Associations between Frequency of Social Media Use with Sexual
    Risk Behaviors and STI Outcomes among Urban Latino Adolescents.
    Pediatric Academic Societies, Poster Presentation, 2015
  6. Romo DL, Garnett CA, Soren K, Catallozzi M, Neu N.
    Factors in Parental Monitoring of Teen Social Media Use
    Pediatric Academic Societies, Poster Presentation, 2015
  7. Romo, DL. Engaging Males in Health Promotion. HIV Education and Family Planning on the Soccer Field. Field Project, Mozambique.
    Pediatrics Global Health Grand Rounds Presentation, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2013

 

Peer Reviewed Publications:

  1. Romo D, Nagendra G, Schechter S, Pavlish A, Cohall A, Neu N.
    An Educational Intervention to Improve Provider Screening for Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Utilizing an Urban Urgent Care Center.
    J Community Health. 2019 Mar 14. PMID:30877633
  2. Romo D, Burstein G, Cohall A, Nagendra G, Braun-Courville D, Bring R, Eliscu A, Lacroix A. PediaLink: Let's Talk About Sex [online course]. PediaLink. American Academy of Pediatrics. http://bit.ly/ASH-talksex. Published 6/29/2018.
  3. Dobroszycki J, Lee P, Romo DL, Rosenberg MG, Wiznia A, Abadi J.
    Antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected adolescents: clinical and pharmacologic challenges.
    Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. 2017 May;10(5):509-516
    Epub 2017 Mar 14.   PMID: 28288535
  4. Schechter SB, Romo DL, Cohall AT, Neu NM.
    Approach to Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing for Men at an Urban Urgent Care Center.
    Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Apr;44(4):255-259.PMID: 28282654
  5. Romo DL, Garnett C, Younger AP, Stockwell MS, Soren K, Catallozzi M, Neu N.
    Social Media Use and its Association with Sexual Risk and Parental Monitoring among a Primarily Hispanic Adolescent Population.
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]; print Aug 2017
    PMID: 28216129
  6. Mathur S, Romo D, Rasmussen M, Nakyanjo N, Nalugoda F, Santelli JS.
    Re-focusing HIV prevention messages: a qualitative study in rural Uganda.
    AIDS Res Ther. 2016 Nov 11;13:37. eCollection 2016.  PMID: 27857775
  7. Soren K, Tepplow-Phipps R, Potter J, Romo DL. Adolescent Medicine (chapter 1). Pediatric Secrets, 6th Edition, Philadelphia, PA.
  8. Soren, K. Romo, D. Holiday Parties and the Hypocrisy Dilemma.
    Online Publication: Huffpost Parents: The Blog, November 18, 2014.
  9. Malbon, K, Romo, D: Is it ok 2 txt? Reaching Out to Adolescents About    Sexual and Reproductive Health. Postgraduate Medical Journal 2013 89: 534-539

 

Textbook Publications:

  1. Soren K, Tepplow-Phipps R, Potter J, Romo DL. Adolescent Medicine (chapter 1). Pediatric Secrets, 6th Edition, Philadelphia, PA. 2016