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.

Dr. Rothman has authored more than 85 publications that span the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography. Her focus is on marginalized populations and health inequity. She has been the PI of research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others.

Dr. Rothman has provided violence-related consulting to the multiple state Departments of Public Health and coalitions of domestic violence programs. She is frequently consulted by media. She has appeared on the Today Show on NBC, and her research has been featured on NPR and 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

Boston University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine

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

Recovering in Safety: Addressing the intersectional impact of rural poverty, opioid misuse, and partner violence victimization on marginalized women and children in Vermont
09/15/2018 - 09/14/2021 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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

Evaluation of a Service Provision Program for Victims of Sex Trafficking
01/01/2015 - 06/30/2019 (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

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

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  1. Kistin CJ, Rothman EF, Bair-Merritt MH. Deadly Adolescent Intimate Partner Violence and the Need for Youth-Specific Strategies for Effective Intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Apr 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30985882.
  2. Rothman EF, Edwards KM, Rizzo AJ, Kearns M, Banyard VL. Perceptions of Community Norms and Youths' Reactive and Proactive Dating and Sexual Violence Bystander Action. Am J Community Psychol. 2019 Mar; 63(1-2):122-134. PMID: 30779163; DOI: 10.1002/ajcp.12312;.
  3. Okeke N, Mumford EA, Rothman EF. Adolescent relationship aggression perpetration and victimization in the context of neighborhood gender equality. Violence and gender. 2019. View Publication
  4. Lu Y, Avellaneda F, Torres ED, Rothman EF, Temple JR. Adolescent Cyberbullying and Weapon Carrying: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations. Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2019 Mar; 22(3):173-179. PMID: 30614736.
  5. Rothman EF, Stone R, Bagley SM. Rhode Island Domestic Violence Shelter Policies, Practices, and Experiences Pertaining to Survivors With Opioid Use Disorder: Results of a Qualitative Study. Subst Abuse. 2018; 12:1178221818812895.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30505145; DOI: 10.1177/1178221818812895;.
  6. Harlow AF, Willis SK, Smith ML, Rothman EF. Bystander Prevention for Sexual Violence: #HowIWillChange and Gaps in Twitter Discourse. J Interpers Violence. 2018 Oct 31; 886260518808854. PMID: 30379107.
  7. Gewirtz-Meydan A, Mitchell KJ, Rothman EF. What do kids think about sexting?. Computers in Human Behavior. 2018; (86):256-265. View Publication
  8. Rothman EF, Bair-Merritt MH. The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children. In Ofosky, J & McAlister-Groves, B. (Eds), Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Children: 2 Volumes Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. 2018. View Publication
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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