Alain Joffe, MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine 400 North Wolfe Street




United States


Should we teach testicular self-exam?

August 01, 2009

The eighth in a year-long series of commentary reviewing topics published in Contemporary Pediatrics 25 years ago. This month's review reexamines the evidence for teaching testicular self-exams to young men.

Your role in curbing prescription and OTC drug abuse by adolescents

October 01, 2006

Awareness of over-the-counter and prescription drug abuse among adolescents is a first step you can take toward curtailing this worrisome trend. Take care, however, not to risk interfering when patients need these medications.