Meera S. Beharry, MD

Pediatrician
Scott & White Healthcare

Section Chief, Adolescent Medicine


Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine


Patient Care Emphasis
Adolescent Depression, Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Sex Education, Adolescents & Families, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, Contraception, Implanon, Intrauterine Device Placement/Removal, Menstrual Disorders, Transitions in Care


Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Adolescent Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics

  • Scott & White Appointment
    September 10, 2012


    Education
  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, MD, 2001
  • Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, BS, 1999

  • Specialty Training
  • Pediatrics Residency, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2001-2004
  • Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2006-2009
  • Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship with concentration in Health Services Research, Golisano Childrens Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, 2010-2012

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


    Publications and Research
  • Beharry M, Blumkin A, Szilagyi P. Quality of Reproductive Healthcare Among US Adolescents and Young Women. Poster presented at 2011 PAS/ASPR, Denver Colorado. May 2011
  • Beharry M, Olson J, Belzer M, Chan L, Clark L, Desai M, Goldsich K. Men and the Morning After. Poster presented at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. April 2010
  • Beharry MS, Olson J, Belzer M, Chan L, Clark L, Goldsich K. Emergency Contraception: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice Among Low-Income Urban Youth. Poster presentation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the 9th World Congress of the International Association of Adolescent Health: Private lives, Public issues: Global perspectives on adolescent sexual health. October 2009
  • Presenter: Global Pediatrics Resident Track. “Family Planning International” July 26, 2011
  • Panelist for “Sexuality and Family Planning for Transition Age Youth”, Conference on Transition-Age Youth Conference, The California Wellness Foundation, Nov. 13, 2008
  • Presenter: University of Southern California School of Public Health. “Adolescent Health Issues” Oct. 10, 2008
  • Presenter: Maternal Child Hospital, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. “New Biology of Adolescence” Sept 25, 2008
  • Presenter: Maternal Child Hospital, Ulan Bator, Mongolia. “Effects of Alcohol and Tobacco” Sept. 23, 2008
  • Presenter: Adolescent Health Collaborative Conference, The California Endowment. “Hot Topics in Adolescent Reproductive Health” Sept 17, 2008
  • Co-Presenter: Adolescent Health Professionals In-Training Institute at the Society for Adolescent Medicine National Conference in Greensboro, NC: “Negotiations”. March 26, 2008
  • Presenter: Mi Casa es Su Casa, educational sessions for parents and caregivers of foster care youth. “Over the Counter Drugs of Abuse”. Spring 2007
  • ACT for Youth. “HIV/AIDS and Young People.” 2010. http://www.actforyouth.net/resources/h/h_hiv1/
  • ACT for Youth. “HIV/AIDS and Young People: Risk and Protective Factors.” 2010. http://www.actforyouth.net/resources/h/h_hiv2_risk_protective/
  • ACT for Youth. “Family Planning 101.” 2010. http://www.actforyouth.net/resources/n/n_fp101/
  • Beharry MS. Health issues in the homeless youth population. Pediatr Ann. 2012 Apr 1;41(4):154-6
  • Beharry MS, Coles MS, Burstein GR. Adolescent immunization update. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Sep;30(9):787-90.
  • Presenter: Adolescent Brain Development. Texas Network of Youth Services. August 17, 2012

  • Professional Memberships
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
  • International Association for Adolescent Health, Regional Vice-President, North America

  • Languages Spoken
    English, French, Spanish


    Locations


    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    254-724-2150

    Appointments