Education

Medical School Albany Medical College (1998)
Internship Albany Medical Center Hospital (1999), Pediatrics
Residency Albany Medical Center Hospital (2001), Pediatrics
Fellowship Texas Children's Hospital (2004), Adolescent Medicine
University University of Texas School of Public Health - Houston (2004)
Graduate School University of Texas Health Science Center at 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