Ellen Selkie, MD, MPH, is a Clinical Lecturer in Adolescent Medicine at the University of Michigan. Dr. Selkie earned her MD and MPH from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and trained in Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. She also completed fellowships in Adolescent Medicine and Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) at Seattle Childrens and the University of Washington.
Dr. Selkie’s research at CHEAR seeks to understand how adolescents use digital technology in both prosocial and antisocial ways, and how peer interactions through social media may impact health outcomes in the adolescent and young adult populations. In particular, her work examines:
- Health effects of digital harassment and cyberbullying among adolescents
- Technology-based communication behaviors that either promote or reduce social support among sexual minority youth
- Targeted social media interventions for improvement of adolescent mental health
Master of Public Health – University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI), 2009