Emily F Rothman, ScD
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Community Health Sciences

ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
MS, Harvard School of Public Health

Emily F. Rothman is a Professor of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health with a secondary appointments at the BU School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also a visiting scientist at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center (HICRC).

Dr. Rothman has authored more than 85 publications that span the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography. She has been the PI of five federally-funded research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and a co-investigator on numerous additional NIH, NIJ and foundation research grants. In 2009 she was awarded a K01 grant to study the relationship between youth alcohol use and dating abuse perpetration. Other research projects have included a randomized controlled trial of a dating abuse perpetration intervention in the emergency department setting, a NIJ-funded evaluation of a prevention and intervention program for commercially sexually exploited youth, and a NIH-funded study on the daily relationship between alcohol, marijuana use and dating abuse in a sample of primarily Black and Hispanic, urban-residing, youth. Most recently, she was awarded a NIJ grant to generate new information about dating abuse perpetration from LGBTQ, Native American, Black and Hispanic youth that will result in new survey instruments and clinical screening tools for dating abuse perpetration and victimization.

Dr. Rothman authored a report on programs for perpetrators of intimate partner violence published by the World Health Organization and has collaborated with colleagues in violence prevention at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has provided violence-related consulting to the multiple state Departments of Public Health and coalitions of domestic violence programs, and given invited lectures at many of the world's most distinguished universities. She is frequently consulted by media. She has appeared on the Today Show on NBC, On Point with Tom Ashbrook on NPR, A1 on NPR, Weekend edition on NPR, provided expert advice on dating violence to Seventeen magazine, and her research has been featured by the New York Times magazine, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Teen Vogue and other media outlets.

She currently teaches
SB 751: Sexual Violence Prevention
SB750: Intimate Partner Violence Prevention
SB752: Sexually explicit media and public health methods

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
General Pediatrics

2012 Futures Without Violence and CDC Foundation: Linda Saltzman New Investigator Award
2011 Society for Prevention Research. : Recipient of the Early Career Prevention Network award
2002-2003 Martha May Eliot Fellowship in Maternal and Child Health
2002-2003 Harvard School of Public Health: Occupational Injury Fellowship

Development of a New Measure of Adolescent Dating Aggression: National Norms with a Focus on Marginalized Youth
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
Department of Justice/NIJ

Navy Evaluation of Escalation Workshop
09/29/2017 - 04/30/2019 (PI)
Department of Defense/Navy/Naval Supply Systems Command

Evaluation of a Service Provision Program for Victims of Sex Trafficking
01/01/2015 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
Department of Justice/NIJ

A Brief Intervention to Prevent Adolescent Relationship Aggression Perpetration
02/19/2014 - 12/31/2017 (PI)
Department of Justice

The Dynamic Context of Teen Dating Violence within Adolescent Relationships
01/01/2014 - 12/31/2017 (PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation Dept of Justice NIJ

Pilot Evaluation of Escalation Workshop and Video
06/30/2015 - 10/31/2017 (PI)
The One Love Foundation

A Better Life
04/01/2015 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
Worcester Housing Authority Hlth Fdn-Central MA

Underage Alcohol Use and Dating abuse Perpetration
06/10/2009 - 05/31/2015 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

A Better Life
04/01/2013 - 03/31/2015 (PI)
Worcester Housing Authority Hlth Fdn-Central MA

The Temporal Relationship between Youth Drinking and Dating Violence Perpetration
09/10/2011 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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  1. Rothman EF, Stuart GL, Temple JR, Heeren T. Alcohol, Marijuana, and Dating Abuse Perpetration by Young Adults: Results of a Daily Call Study. Violence Against Women. 2018 08; 24(10):1187-1206.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30037318.
  2. Brem MJ, Shorey RC, Rothman EF, Temple JR, Stuart GL. Trait Jealousy Moderates the Relationship Between Alcohol Problems and Intimate Partner Violence Among Men in Batterer Intervention Programs. Violence Against Women. 2018 08; 24(10):1132-1148. PMID: 30037319.
  3. Fong HF, Rothman EF, Garner A, Ghazarian SR, Morley DS, Singerman A, Bair-Merritt MH. Association between Health Literacy and Parental Self-Efficacy among Parents of Newborn Children. J Pediatr. 2018 Jul 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30029856.
  4. Knopov A, Rothman EF, Cronin SW, Franklin L, Cansever A, Potter F, Mesic A, Sharma A, Xuan Z, Siegel M, Hemenway D. The Role of Racial Residential Segregation in Black-White Disparities in Firearm Homicide at the State Level in the United States, 1991-2015. J Natl Med Assoc. 2018 Jul 11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30129481; DOI: 10.1016/j.jnma.2018.06.002;.
  5. Rothman EF, Farrell A, Bright K, Paruk J. Ethical and Practical Considerations for Collecting Research-Related Data from Commercially Sexually Exploited Children. Behav Med. 2018 Jul-Sep; 44(3):250-258. PMID: 30020869.
  6. Collins T, Greenberg R, Siegel M, Xuan Z, Rothman EF, Cronin SW, Hemenway D. State Firearm Laws and Interstate Transfer of Guns in the USA, 2006-2016. J Urban Health. 2018 Jun; 95(3):322-336.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29671188.
  7. Rothman EF, Paruk J, Banyard V. The escalation dating abuse workshop for college students: Results of an efficacy RCT. J Am Coll Health. 2018 Aug-Sep; 66(6):519-528. PMID: 29405867.
  8. Rothman EF, Stoklosa H, Baldwin SB, Chisolm-Straker M, Price RK, Atkinson HG. Rothman et al. Respond. Am J Public Health. 2018 Feb; 108(2):e9. PMID: 29320277.
  9. Rothman EF, Baldwin SB, Stoklosa H, Chisolm-Straker M, Price RK, Atkinson HG. Rothman et al. Respond. Am J Public Health. 2018 Feb; 108(2):e10-e11. PMID: 29320295.
  10. Díez C, Kurland RP, Rothman EF, Bair-Merritt M, Fleegler E, Xuan Z, Galea S, Ross CS, Kalesan B, Goss KA, Siegel M. State Intimate Partner Violence-Related Firearm Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide Rates in the United States, 1991 to 2015. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Oct 17; 167(8):536-543.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28975202; DOI: 10.7326/M16-2849;.
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