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Beth  Barnet

Beth Barnet M.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Family & Community Medicine
Additional Title(s): Director, Research and Community Programs
Location: 29 S. Paca Street, Lower Level
Phone: 667-214-1800
Fax: 410-685-1971

Personal History:

1978: Grinnell College,Grinnell, Iowa;B.A.,History

1985: George Washington University School of Medicine, M.D. degree

1988: Thomas Jefferson University, Family Medicine Residency

1990: Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

Research Interests:

Adolescent pregnancy, community-based randomized trials, behavioral interventions, adolescent and adult depression, health services delivery

Clinical Speciality:

Family Medicine, Adolescent Medicine


Barnet B, Duggan AK, Wilson MD, Joffe A.  Association Between Postpartum Substance Use and Depressive Symptoms, Stress and Social Support in Adolescent Mothers. Pediatrics, 1995;96(4):659-666.

Barnet B, Joffe A, Duggan AK, Wilson MD, Repke JT.  Depressive Symptoms, Stress and Social Support in Pregnant and Postpartum Adolescents. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 1996; 150:64-69.

Barnet B, Parrish M, Howard D. Physical and Sexual Abuse are Associated with Depressive Symptoms in Pregnant and Parenting Teenagers. Journal of Adolescent Health, 1997;20(2):139.

Barnet B, Devoe-Weston M, D, Johnson J, Barnes L, Duggan AK. The Urban Prevention Project Against AIDS and Substance Abuse: Findings in a Group of Pregnant Teenagers. Journal of Adolescent Health, 1999,24(2):105.

Conti T, Barnet B. The Diagnostic Challenge of Infective Endocarditis: Cutaneous Vasculitis Leading to the Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis.  Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. 2001;14:451-56.

Barnet B, Duggan AK, Devoe M, Burrell L.  The Effect of Volunteer Home Visitation for Adolescent Mothers on Parenting and Mental Health Outcomes: A Randomized Trial.  Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2002;156:1216-1222.

Barnet B, Arroyo C, Devoe M.  Emergency Department Use by Pregnant Adolescents.  Journal of Adolescent Health. 2003;32(2):153.

Barnet B, Duggan AK, Devoe M.  Reduced low birth weight for pregnant adolescents receiving prenatal care at a school-based health center:  Effect of access and comprehensive care. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2003;33(5): 349-358.

Barnet B, Arroyo C, Duggan AK. Reduced school dropout rates among adolescent mothers receiving school-based prenatal care. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  2004;158:262-268.

Weiner SJ, Barnet B, Cheng TL, Daaleman TP. Processes for Effective Communication in Primary Care. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2005;142:709-714.

Barnet B, Liu J, DeVoe M, Alperowitz-Bichell K, Duggan A. Home visiting for adolescent mothers: Follow-up effects on parenting, maternal life course, and primary care linkage. Annals of  Family Medicine. 2007 5: 224-232.

Barnet B, Liu J, Devoe M.  Double Jeopardy: Depressive symptoms and rapid subsequent pregnancy in adolescent mothers.  Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2008;162(3): 246-252.

Liu J, Bellamy G, Barnet B, Weng S.  Bypass of Local Primary Care in Rural Counties: Effect of Patient & Community Characteristics.  Annals of Family Medicine. 2008; 6:124-130.

Johnston-Briggs BD, Liu J, Carter-Pokras O, Barnet B.  Effect of partner relationships on motivation to use condoms among adolescent mothers.  Journal of the National Medical Association. 2008;100(8):929-935.

Mishra SI, Lucksted A, Gioia D, Barnet B, Baquet C. Needs and Preferences for Receiving Mental Health Information in an African American Focus Group Sample. Community Mental Health Journal. 2009; 45:117-126.

Barnet B, Liu J, Devoe M, Duggan AK, Gold MA, Pecukonis E.  Motivational intervention to reduce rapid subsequent birth in adolescent mothers: A community-based randomized trial. Annals of Family Medicine.  2009;7(5):436-445.

Barnet B, Rapp T, DeVoe M, Mullins CD. Cost-Effectiveness of a Motivational Intervention to Reduce Rapid Repeat Childbearing in High Risk Adolescent Mothers: A Rebirth of Economic and Policy Considerations. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2010;164(4):370-376.