Education

Undergraduate Cornell University (1992), Psychology
Medical School Albany Medical College (1998), Medicine
Graduate School University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston (2004)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Adolescent Medicine

Research Interest

  • Adolescent health
  • Adolescent pregnancy
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Racial/ethnic disparities

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Factors associated with human papillomavirus vaccine-series initiation and healthcare provider recommendation in US adolescent females: 2007 National Survey of Children's Health.

Lau M, Lin H, Flores G Vaccine 2012 Apr 30 20 3112-8

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the Latino adolescent pregnancy rate: how do we eliminate the epidemic of Latino teen pregnancy?

Lau, M, Flores, G Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk. 2010 1, Article 10 1

The "Real World" of caring for diverse teens: achieving cultural competency in adolescent healthcare using a practical, evidence-based model.

Lau M, Flores G MDAdvisor 2010 3 E50-E59.

Ovarian masses in adolescent girls.

Lau M, Flores G Contemporary Pediatrics 2010 52-59 27

Breast masses in adolescent girls.

Lau M, Flores G Contemporary Pediatrics. 2010 27 54-64

The primary language spoken at home and health and healthcare disparities in US adolescents: has the tincture of time reduced disparities?

Lau M, Avila R, Lin H, Flores G. 2010

Dating and sexual attitudes in Asian-American adolescents

Lau M, Markham C, Lin H, Flores G, Chacko MR Journal of Adolescent Research January 2009 Issue 1, Volume 21 91-113

Honors & Awards

  • University of Texas School of Public Health
    Student Research Award (2004)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    Resident Scholarship (2000)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    Resident Scholarship (1999)
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Scholarship for Medicine (1988)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine
  • Texas Medical Society