Professor of the Practice, Health Policy and Management
Health Officer, Charles County Department of Health
Campus: Off Campus | Building:

Education and Training

Howard University Hospital and D. C. General Hospital, Washington, DC, Internship and Residency-Pediatrics 1989-1992                           

Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA:  M.D. 1989                                                                

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA: B.S. Biology and Humanities  1983 


Honors and Awards

Pediatrician of the Year, Montgomery-Prince Georges Pediatric Society                                         2010

Physician of the Year, the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants                                            2009



Refereed Journal Articles

Jones R, Flaherty E, Price L, Slora E, Abney D, Harris D, Christoffel K, Sege R. Clinicians’ Description of Factors Influencing Their Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse:  Report of the Child Abuse Reporting Experience Study Group. Pediatrics 2008; 122; 259-266.
Flaherty E, Sege R, Griffith J, Price L, Wasserman R, Slora E, Dhepyasunwan N, Harris D, Norton D, Angelilli M, Abney D, Binns H. From Suspicion of Physical Abuse to Reporting:  Primary Care Clinician Decision-Making. Pediatrics 2008; 122; 611-619.Sege R, Flaherty E, Jones R, Price L, Harris D, Slora E, Abney D, Wasserman R.  To report or not report: Examination of the initial primary care management of suspicious childhood injuries.  Academic Pediatrics. 2011;(11):460-466.Lee J, Wasserman R, Kaciroti N, Gebremariam A, Steffes J, Dowshen S, Harris D, Serwint J, Abney D, Smitherman L, Reiter E, Herman-Giddens M. Timing of Puberty in Overweight Versus Obese Boys. Pediatrics. 2016; 137 (2) 1-10.