Seth J. Scholer, MD, MPH
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1985
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1994
Pediatric Internship-Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
General Pediatrics Fellowship-Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Brief clinical interventions, mitigating adverse childhood experiences, parenting, child abuse prevention, violence prevention, population health
Dr. Seth Scholer is a Professor of Pediatrics. His research has focused on the prevention of child abuse and improving population health. He has developed, and successfully implemented brief, a clinic-based assessment tool (Quick Parenting Assessment (QPA)) and an intervention (Play Nicely) to support parents in their use of healthy discipline strategies. Dr. Scholer’s research has implications for reducing rates of many mental and physical health problems associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). In addition, he serves on national advocacy boards and contributes to the development of child health policy in this area.