Laura Kester

Assistant Professor

  • 146 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Vaccination Medicine & Life Sciences
Prediabetic State Medicine & Life Sciences
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Chlamydia Infections Medicine & Life Sciences
Chlamydia trachomatis Medicine & Life Sciences
Young Adult Medicine & Life Sciences
Hemoglobins Medicine & Life Sciences
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2012 2014

  • 146 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
18 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of a brief educational intervention on human papillomavirus knowledge and intention to initiate HPV vaccination in 18-26 year old young adults

Kester, L., Shedd-Steele, R. B., Dotson-Roberts, C. A., Smith, J. & Zimet, G. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 132, SUPPL1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Advisory Committees
Control Groups
90 Citations (Scopus)

A national study of HPV vaccination of adolescent girls: Rates, predictors, and reasons for non-vaccination

Kester, L., Zimet, G. D., Fortenberry, J. D., Kahn, J. A. & Shew, M. L., Jul 1 2013, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 17, 5, p. 879-885 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuclear Family
Maternal Exposure
19 Citations (Scopus)

Association of chlamydia trachomatis infection with redetection of human papillomavirus after apparent clearance

Shew, M. L., Ermel, A. C., Weaver, B. A., Tong, Y., Tu, W., Kester, L., Denski, C., Fortenberry, J. D. & Brown, D. R., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 208, 9, p. 1416-1421 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia Infections
Chlamydia trachomatis
Papillomavirus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Confidence Intervals

Sexually Transmitted Infection Syndromes

Kester, L., Burstein, G. R. & Blythe, M. J., Aug 30 2012, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 345-349.e1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
19 Citations (Scopus)

Using hemoglobin A1c for prediabetes and diabetes diagnosis in adolescents: Can adult recommendations be upheld for pediatric use?

Kester, L., Hey, H. & Hannon, T. S., Apr 1 2012, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 50, 4, p. 321-323 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Prediabetic State
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus