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Additional Authors: HwaJung Choi, Ph.D., Caroline R. Richardson, M.D., and Matthew M. Davis, M.D., MAPP, all of U-M. Richardson and Davis are both alumni of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program and Davis is also a program co-director at the U-M. Richardson is also a member of the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation.
Funding: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Reference: Implications of Teen Birth for Overweight and Obesity in Adulthood,” American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2013.04.023.
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