Divisions: Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Michele Dritz leads the Adolescent Medicine curriculum for our Pediatric Residency Program.  She received her medical degree at Albany Medical College in upstate New York and her Pediatric training at St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University in Missouri.  She completed her Adolescent Medicine fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center along with additional training in healthcare quality improvement.  Following fellowship, she practiced for 5 years as a civilian provider at Wright-Patterson AFB in their Adolescent Medicine Clinic.  Dr. Dritz is board certified in Adolescent Medicine and practices at Cornerstone Pediatrics in Miamisburg, Ohio (near Dayton).  She joined our UT Pediatric faculty in the fall, 2018.  

Regular Adolescent Medicine “Ask the Doc” sessions are held with Dr. Dritz during pediatric continuity clinic.  This is a time for residents to bring adolescent cases and ask for assistance with adolescent care which will help improve care to our adolescent patients in clinic.  Dr. Dritz also participates in lectures and our Pediatric Grand Rounds series.  

Topics covered in the division include:
  • Routine Adolescent HealthCare
  • Growth & Development
  • Consent and Confidentiality
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health
  • Psychological & Behavioral Health
  • Eating Disorders & Overeating/Obesity
  • Substance Use & Abuse
  • Safety & Violence Prevention
  • Sports Medicine
  • Advocacy for Youth
  • Transitioning to Adult Care

Michele Dritz, M.D., M.S.

Michele Dritz, M.D., M.S.

Last Updated: 6/27/22