Dr. Rusley is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice at Brown University. He is an attending physician in the Department of Pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital, and provides primary and specialty care to adolescents and young adults at the Adolescent Healthcare Center, the only adolescent and young adult-focused medical home in Rhode Island.
His clinical and research interests include HIV prevention, improving primary care services for LGBTQ+ youth, and engaging families in sexual health interventions for youth.
|Rusley, Jack, Carey, Michael P., Nelson, Kimberly M. "Disclosure of Male Attraction to Primary Care Clinicians by Adolescent Sexual Minority Males." Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 2021.|
|Rusley J, Riese A. "Scaling up PrEP for Women: What We Can Learn From Title X Clinics in the Southern United States." Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 68, no. 3, 2021, pp. 433-434.|
|Chu CT, Rusley JC, Wesley J, Chan PA, Trotz C, Brown JD. "Confidentiality in Sexual Healthcare for Adolescents and Young Adults: Addressing Disclosure in the Explanation of Benefits." Rhode Island medical journal (2013), vol. 103, no. 8, 2020, pp. 19-21.|
|Rusley, Jack, Tomaszewski, Kathy, Kim, Julia, Robinson, Larnce, Rose, Kadi-Ann, Aronin, Caroline, Molloy, Matthew, Arrington-Sanders, Renata. "Improvement of Electronic Health Record Integrated Transition Planning Tools in Primary Care." Pediatric Quality and Safety, vol. 5, no. 3, 2020, pp. e282.|
|Raifman J, Charlton BM, Arrington-Sanders R, Chan PA, Rusley J, Mayer KH, Stein MD, Austin SB, McConnell M. "Sexual Orientation and Suicide Attempt Disparities Among US Adolescents: 2009-2017." Pediatrics, vol. 145, no. 3, 2020.|
|Rusley JC, Monroe A, Matson P, Gebo KA, Nonyane BAS, Minkovitz CS, Agwu A, Emerson M, Moore R, Rutstein R, Aberg J, Nijhawan A, Boswell S, Sanders R, HIV Research Network. "Discontinuity in Medicaid Coverage Among Young Adults with HIV." AIDS Patient Care and STDs, vol. 33, no. 3, 2019, pp. 89-92.|
|Rusley, Jack, Cueto, Jennifer, Donaldson, Abigail A. "Bone Health Considerations for the Adolescent Female Athlete." Current Pediatrics Reports, vol. 6, no. 2, 2018, pp. 89-98.|
|Rusley, Jack C., Arrington-Sanders, Renata, Tomaszewski, Kathy, Robinson, Larnce, Aronin, Caroline, Rose, Kadi-Ann, Molloy, Mathew. "Cultivating Connections to Adult Care: Use of an Electronic Health Record Integrated Transition Planning Tools to Improve Primary Care Transition." Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 60, no. 2, 2017, pp. S62-S63.|
|Rusley, Jack C., Hunt, Jessica, Buzanoski, David, Arrington-Sanders, Renata, Fanburg, Jonathan T., Thibodeau, Patrice. "The Maine Adolescent Council on Transition (ACT Maine): A resident-driven, Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Grant Funded Project to Improve the Quality of Health Care Transition and Build Resilience in Youth With Chronic Illness and Their Families." Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 56, no. 2, 2015, pp. S33-S34.|
Rusley, J. C., Andiman, W., Dzuria, J., Chwastiak, L., & Wagner, K. R.
"Improving transitional care for youth living with HIV/AIDS: A national survey of pediatric providers. Poster presentation." Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellows Meeting Proceedings, 2009.
|Rougas SC, Rusley JC, Young BR, Romain CR, Lambrese JR, Dollase R, Monroe AD, Ritter DA. "Development of a student-based teaching academy." Medicine and health, Rhode Island, vol. 91, no. 8, 2008, pp. 252-4.|
Grant # 1K23MH123335-01; Principal Investigator: Jack Rusley, MD; Dates: 05/01/2020 – 04/30/2025
Title: A family-based intervention to improve HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis uptake for adolescent sexual minority males
Grant #: T32HD052459-07; Principal Investigator: Maria Trent, MD; Dates: 5/1/13 to 4/30/16
Title: Adolescent Health Promotion Research Training Program
Description: The goal of the program is to provide training in reproductive health research to post-doctoral Adolescent Medicine physicians.
Grant #: T71MC08054; Principal investigator: Hoover Adger, MD; Dates: 7/1/12 to 6/30/17
Title: Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Training Grant
Description: The goal of the program is to provide training adolescent medicine to post-doctoral Adolescent Medicine physicians, nursing, social work, psychology, and nutrition fellows.
Grant #: Not applicable Primary mentor: Renata Arrington-Sanders, MD, ScM, MPH Dates: 7/1/15 to 6/30/17
Title: Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program (LRP)
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Description: Conceptualized, planned mixed-methods study of youth living with HIV and transition using an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental study team. LRP award accepted for 2 years for $70,000.
Grant #: 120582 Principal investigator: Renata Arrington-Sanders, MD, ScM, MPH Dates: 7/1/15 to 8/30/16
Title: Transitioning Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Sponsor: Maryland Consortium for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Community of Care (COC)/Parents Place of Maryland
Total direct cost: $10,000
Role: Project manager
Description: Funding to support quality improvement project in adolescent clinic with goal to improve process of transition to adult care using electronic health record (EHR)-integrated tools.
Grant: Doris Duke Foundation Principal investigator: John Forrest, MD Dates: 7/1/08 to 60/30/09
Title: Transition for youth living with HIV/AIDS: Lessons from national survey of pediatric providers.
Description: This was a 1 year clinical research fellowship funded by the Doris Duke Foundation through their Clinical Research Fellowship program
Primary Mentors: Krystn Wagner, MD, PhD; Warren Andiman, MD
Role: Clinical research fellow
Grant #: 6631-257300 Primary Investigator: Jack Rusley, MD Dates: 1/9/13 to 8/4/14
Title: Maine Adolescent Leadership Council (ACT Maine)
Description: This was a resident grant through the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) program, which was used to plan and implement a leadership/resilience training program for youth living with chronic illness
Primary Mentors: Patrice Thibodeau, MD; Jonathan Fanburg, MD, MPH
Grant: Petersen Fund Primary Investigators: Jack Rusley, MD; Shankar Levine, MD
Title: SSTAR Birth Project
Description: This was a grant from the Petersen Fund at Brown Medical School and the Area Health Education Council (AHEC) to fund a project that provided health education to women recovering from drug addiction at a residential rehabilitation program in Rhode Island called SSTAR Birth.
Primary Mentor: Jody Rich, MD
Rusley, Jack Colin; Tao, Jun; Koinis-Mitchell, Daphne; Rosenthal, Alex; Montgomery, Madeline C.; Nunez, Hector; Chan, Philip A. Longitudinal Trends in Risk Behaviors and Sexually Transmitted Infections among Adolescents and Young Adults at a Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic, 2013-2017. ID Week, poster presentation. Washington DC: 2019.
|2016||MHS||The Johns Hopkins University|
|2010||MD||Alpert Medical School, Brown University|
|Fellow||Johns Hopkins University, Adolescent Medicine||2014-2017|
|Resident||Maine Medical Center, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds)||2010-2014|
|Allen, Emily||Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator|
|Brown, Larry||Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior|
|Chan, Philip||Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences|
|Donaldson, Abigail||Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator|
|Elwy, Anashua Rani||Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences|
|Guthrie, Kate||Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences|
|Koinis-Mitchell, Daphne||Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Professor of Pediatrics (Research)|
|Moitra, Ethan||Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior|
|Rich, Josiah||Professor of Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology|
|Rogers, Brooke||Assistant Professor of Medicine (Research), Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)|
|Tao, Jun||Assistant Professor of Medicine (Research)|
|Adolescent Medicine specialist||American board of pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine||2018-||#722|
|Rhode Island Medical License||Rhode Island Department of Health||2017-||#MD15912|
|Board Certified Pediatrician||American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics||2014-||#111515|
|Adolescent Medicine specialist. 2018-|