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Cynthia Johnson Mollen, MD, MSCE

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2009 Grand Rounds Visiting Professorship, Denver Children's Hospital, Denver, CO
2008 Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2007 Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2007 Participant, Association of American Medical Colleges Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
2007 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2006 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2006 Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2004 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2003 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2002 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2002 Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2000 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2000 Ken Graff Young Investigator Award, Section on Emergency Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics
1999 Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
1998 Resident Achievement Award, Section on Injury and Poison Prevention, American Academy of Pediatrics
1995 George S. Meister Prize in Pediatrics, Cornell University Medical College
1994 Externship in Human Rights and Medicine, Cornell University Medical College
1994 Papanicolaou Fellow in Clinical Anatomy, Cornell University Medical College
1991-1992 National Institutes of Health Summer Research Fellowship, Cornell University
1990-1991 Honors Program in Biological Sciences, Cornell University

Books

Books

n/a: Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics. n/a. Zorc, JJ (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 4, 2009 Notes: Associate EditorUpdated Volume 5 (in press).

Chapters

Mollen CJ: Red Eye. Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics. Zorc JJ (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 5, in press.

Mollen CJ: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 1: 730-31, 2011.

Mollen CJ: Gonorrhea. 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 1: 444-45, 2011.

Mollen CJ: Labial Adhesions. 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 1: 580-81, 2011.

Mollen CJ, Baren JM: Pediatric Pyscholsocial and Behavioral Emergencies. The Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. Wolfson AB (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 5: 1306-08, 2010.

Mollen CJ: Sexually Transmitted Infections. Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Baren JM, Rothrock SG, Brennan JA, Brown L (eds.). Elsevier Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 1: 543-559, 2008.

Mollen CJ, Pletcher JR, Lavelle JM: Adolescent Emergencies. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 5: 1833-1850, 2005.

Mollen CJ: A 6 day old girl with eye discharge. Emergency Medicine Pearls. Baren JM, Alpern ER (eds.). Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 1: 27-30, 2004.

Mollen CJ: A 6 year old girl with genital lesions. Emergency Medicine Pearls. Baren JM, Alpern ER (eds.). Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 1: 57-59, 2004.

Balamuth F, Mollen C (Vol 6)(Mollen C, Mollen T, Vol 3-5): Heroin Intoxication. The Five Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz, MW (eds.). Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 3: 430-431, 2003 Notes: Revised Vol 4, pp. 440-441, 2005 Revised Vol 5, pp. 400-401, 2008Revised Vol 6, in press.

Mollen CJ, Pletcher JR, Lavelle JM: The role of the pediatric emergency department in the diagnosis and management of teen pregnancy. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med 4(1): 58-68, April 2003.

Mollen CJ, Bell LM: Tick-borne Illnesses in the United States. Pediatr Case Rev 1(2): 14-25, January 2002.

Mollen CJ: Ophthalmic Emergencies. Review for Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Sarma, S., Wang, V. (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 4: 400-402, 2000.

Mollen CJ: Eye Trauma. Review for Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicinet. Sarma, S., Wang, V. (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 4: 364-366, 2000.

Mollen CJ: Allergic Emergencies. Review for Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Sarma S, Wang V (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 4: 280-284, 2000.

Editorial and Academic Positions

 Editorial positions

2011-present Peer Reviewer Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
2008-Present Peer Reviewer AIDS Patient Care and STDs
2003-Present Peer Reviewer Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
2002-Present Peer reviewer Annals of Emergency Medicine
1999-Present Peer Reviewer Pediatric Emergency Care 

Academic and institutional committees

2011-present Member, HIV Policy Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2010-present Member, Division of Emergency Medicine Fellowship Selection Committee
2007-present Member, Clinical Care Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2007-present Co-Chair, Emergency Department Morbidity and Mortality Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2006-present Member, Pregnancy Screening Workgroup, Center for Quality and Patient Safety, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2003-present Emergency Department Physician Liason, Adolescent HIV Counseling and Screening Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

2008-Present Academic Pediatric Association
2007-present Society for Pediatric Research
2006-present Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
2004-present Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
2000-present American Academy of Pediatrics

New Media

Pediatric Academic Societies: Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Symptomatic Adolescent Females in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Press Release - 2011 Annual Meeting May 2011.

Original Papers

Mollen CJ, Fernando M, Hayes K,Barg FK: Pregnancy, contraception and emergency contraception: the language of urban adolescent young women. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol accepted for publication.

Dodington JM, Mollen CJ, Woodlock J, Hausman AJ,Richmond TS, Fein JA: Youth and adult perspectives on violence prevention strategies: a community-based participatory study J Commun Psych accepted for publication.

Carroll KW, Mollen CJ, Aldridge S, Hexem KR, Feudtner C: Influences on decision-making indentified by parents of children receiving pediatric palliative care. Am J Bioeth accepted for publication.

Noonan K, Matone M, Zlotnik S, Hernandez-Mekonnen R, Watts C, Rubin D, Mollen C: Cross-systems barriers to educational success for children in foster care: the front line perspective. Children and Youth Services Review 34(2): 403-08, February 2012.

Wiebe DJ, Blackstone MM, Mollen CJ, Culyba AJ, Fein JA: Self-reported violence-related outcomes for adolescents within eight weeks of emergency department treatment for assault injury. J Adol Health 49(4): 440-2, October 2011.

Upham BD, Mollen CJ, Scarfone RJ, Seiden J, Chew A, Zorc JJ: Nebulized budesonide added to standard pediatric emergency department treatment of acute asthma: a randomized, double-blind trial. Acad Emerg Med 18(7): 665-73, July 2011.

Goyal MK, McGowin H, Hayes K, Mollen CJ: Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in symptomatic adolescent females presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med 18(7): 763-6, July 2011.

Goyal MK, Hayes K, Mollen CJ: Sexual history documentation in adolescent emergency department patients. Pediatrics 128(1): 86-91, July 2011.

Miller MK, Plantz DM, Dowd MD, Mollen CJ, Reed J, Vaughn L, Gold MA: Pediatric emergency health care providers' knowledge, attitudes, and experiences regarding emergency contraception. Acad Emerg Med 18: 605-612, June 2011.

Hexem KR, Mollen CJ, Carroll K, Lanctot DA, Feudtner C: How parents of children receiving pediatric palliative care use religion, spirituality, or life philosophy through tough times. J Palliat Med 14(1): 39-44, January 2011.

Posters and Presentations

Golzari M, Mollen CJ: Perspectives of adolescents in the juvenile justice system regarding recidivism. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (Poster) May 2012.

Balamuth F, Hayes KL, Mollen CJ, Goyal M: The epidemiology of pelvic inflammatory disease in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (Poster) May 2012.

Balamuth F, Hayes KL, Mollen CJ, Goyal M: The epidemiology of pelvic inflammatory disease in a pediatric emergency department. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (Poster) May 2012.

29. Balamuth F, Hayes KL, Mollen CJ, Goyal M: The epidemiology of pelvic inflammatory disease in a pediatric emergency department. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (Poster) March 2012.

Zlotnik S, Mollen CJ, Matone MM, Rubin DR: The Children's Stability and Well-Being Study: assessing barriers to educational success. National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, Washington DC (Poster) August 2011.

Goyal MK, Hayes KL, Mollen CJ: Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in symptomatic adolescent females presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (Poster) June 2011.

Feb, 2012 "Pediatric Ophthalmologic Emergencies," Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Feb, 2012 "Adolescents in the Emergency Department," Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Feb, 2012 "Pediatric Airway Emergencies," Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Lake Buena Vista, FL

Jan, 2012 "An Approach to Analyzing Qualitative Data," Winter Institute in Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania 

Matone M, Mollen CJ, Zlotnik S, Mekonnen R, O'Reilly A, Rubin DM : The Children's Stability and Well-Being Study: assessing barriers to educational success. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (Poster) May 2011.

Goyal MK, Hayes KL, Mollen CJ: Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in symptomatic adolescent females in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (Platform Presentation) May 2011.

Chao D, Mollen CJ, Ginsburg SL, Grupp-Phelan JM, Baren JM, Byczkowski TL, Fein JA: Psychiatric emergencies presenting to the pediatric emergency department: what do caretakers experience? Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (Poster) May 2011.

Wiebe D, Blackstone M, Mollen CJ, Culyba A, Fein JA: Self-reported violence-related outcomes for adolescents within 8 weeks of emergency department treatment for assault injury Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (Poster) March 2011.

Goyal MK, McCutcheon M, Hayes KL, Mollen CJ: Sexual history of adolescents in the emergency department: when the doctor asks, the patient tells. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (Poster) March 2011.

Feb, 2011 "Challenges in Caring for the Adolescent Patient in the Emergency Department," Pediatric Grand Rounds, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Feb, 2011 "Adolescents, STIs and the Pediatric ED," Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Feb, 2011 "Qualitative Reserach: Experience and Practice," Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows' Conference, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Jan, 2011 "What do I do with all of this? Analyzing Qualitative Data," Winter Institute in Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania

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