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Rashmi Shetgiri

Assistant Professor
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
United States of America

Rashmi Shetgiri


Dr. Shetgiri’s research focuses on bullying and violence prevention among children and adolescents. She is currently studying ways to prevent violence among Latino youth, the implementation of primary-care-based bullying and violence prevention strategies, and health outcomes for children exposed to violence and abuse. She conducts health services research and community-based research to address racial/ethnic disparities in child health and to improve the health of Latino children. She also collaborates on research to examine the impact of language and cultural issues on children’s health.

Research Interest

Bullying and Violence Prevention in Children


  • Why adolescents fight: A qualitative study of youth attitudes, beliefs, and intended behaviors regarding violence and its prevention. Academic Pediatrics, 2015

  • Practical Strategies for Clinical Management of Bullying. Giordano A, ed. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 2015.

  • Predictors of Weapon-Related Behaviors Among African-American, Latino, and White Youth. The Journal of Pediatrics. In Press (2016)

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