Dr. Adger continues a five-year study of residents' knowledge, attitudes and skills in substance abuse. A major emphasis for him has been on building an infrastructure and funding base for a new program, “The Family Program for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse.”
Shlafer R, Hergenroeder AC, Jean Emans S, Rickert VI, Adger H Jr, Spear B, Irwin CE Jr, Kreipe RE, Walker LR, Resnick MD. "Adolescence as a critical stage in the MCH Life Course Model: commentary for the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) interdisciplinary training program projects." Matern Child Health J. 2014 Feb;18(2):462-6. doi: 10.1007/s10995-013-1243-8.
Adger H Jr, Saha S. "Alcohol use disorders in adolescents." Pediatr Rev. 2013 Mar;34(3):103-13; quiz 114. doi: 10.1542/pir.34-3-103.
Bradley G, Adger H Jr, Splinter A, Leggett BD, Madan N, Marks M. "Index of suspicion." Pediatr Rev. 2010 Mar;31(3):117-23. doi: 10.1542/pir.31-3-117.
Hoge MA, Paris M Jr, Adger H Jr, Collins FL Jr, Finn CV, Fricks L, Gill KJ, Haber J, Hansen M, Ida DJ, Kaplan L, Northey WF Jr, O'Connell MJ, Rosen AL, Taintor Z, Tondora J, Young AS. "Workforce competencies in behavioral health: an overview." Adm Policy Ment Health. 2005 May-Jul;32(5-6):593-631.
Adger H Jr, Leff MK. "Substance use disorders in children and adolescents and the impact on children in families affected by substance use." Subst Abus. 2002 Sep;23(3 Suppl):133-41.