Diane Straub

Diane Straub, MD

Division Chief, College of Medicine Pediatrics

Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
Suite 500
Tampa FL 33606

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  • MPH, Harvard University, 1996
  • MD, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1995

Research Interests

  • HIV prevention and testing, STI testing and care,
  • Transition of youth with special health care needs to adult care, Healthy weight in adolescents, Menstrual disorders in adolescents

Recent Publications

  • Straub DM, Arrington-Sanders R, Harris DR, Willard N, Kapogiannis B, Emmanuel P, Futterman D, Ellen JM. Correlates of HIV testing history among urban youth recruited through venue-based testing in 15 US cities. Sexually transmitted diseases. 38(8) : 691-6, 2011.
  • Hess JS, Straub DM. Brief report: Preliminary findings from a pilot health care transition education intervention for adolescents and young adults with special health care needs. Journal of pediatric psychology. 36(2) : 172-8, 2011.
  • Robbins TR, Pruitt JN, Straub LE, McCoy ED, Mushinsky HR. Transgressive aggression in Sceloporus hybrids confers fitness through advantages in male agonistic encounters. The Journal of animal ecology. 79(1) : 137-47, 2010.
  • Gilliam PP, Straub DM. Prevention with positives: a review of published research, 1998-2008. The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC. 20(2) : 92-109, 2009.
  • Straub DM. Sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents. Advances in pediatrics. 56: 87-106, 2009.
  • Yanover T, Thompson JK, Straub DM. An adolescent male with features of EDNOS and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Eating and weight disorders : EWD. 13(2) : e20-4, 2008.
  • Straub DM, Deeds BG, Willard N, Castor J, Peralta L, Francisco VT, Ellen J. Partnership selection and formation: a case study of developing adolescent health community-researcher partnerships in fifteen U.S. communities. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 40(6) : 489-98, 2007.
  • Straub DM, Pomputius P, Boyer CB, Someillan NS, Perrin K. HIV prevention education and testing among youth: is there a correlation? The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 41(1) : 105-7, 2007.