Faculty

Rebekah L. Williams, MD

Rebekah L. Williams, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: rw6@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140

Bio

Specialty

Adolescent Medicine; Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

Clinical: Adolescent gynecology and sexual health; Contraception; Diabetes; Chronic Illness
Research: biological, psychological, and social contextual factors influencing contraceptive use among adolescents

Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Clinical activities include Primary Care Adolescent Medicine, Young Women's Clinic, and Adolescent/Young Adult Diabetes Clinic. Administratively, Dr. Williams is co-Chief Physician Executive of the Eskenazi Health Teen Care and Wellness Program which operates adolescent clinics in community health centers, schools, and the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center.  She is involved in adolescent health advocacy efforts both locally and nationally, and serves on the board of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

Education

1999 B.A., Biology & Chemistry, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA
2003 M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
2003-04 Pediatrics Internship, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
2004-06 Pediatrics Residency, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
2006-09 Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
2006-09 Masters of Science in Clinical Research, Clinical Investigator Training Enhancement Program, Indiana University, Indianapolis, I 

Honors & Awards

2009 Red Shoes Award, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

Clinical

Provider Clinics

Riley Children’s Specialists
Meridian Crossings (IU Health North)
Adolescent/Young Adult Diabetes Clinic
Young Women’s Clinic  
Eskenazi Health Services Teen Care and Wellness Program (Primary Care Clinics)
 Outpatient Care Center
 Cottage Corner
 West 38th Street

Contact

Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: rw6@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001


Research & Grants


Representative PublicationsView All Publications

Williams RL, Hensel DJ, Fortenberry JD. Self-administration of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate by adolescent women. Contraception. 2013 Sep;88(3):401-7
Williams RL, Fortenberry JD. Update on adolescent condom use. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Oct;23(5):350-4. .
Williams RL, Blythe MJ. Demystifying extended menstrual cycling. Contemporary Pediatrics.2008; 25(8):64-71