Dr. Rome currently serves as Associate Chief of Staff and as Head of the Section of Adolescent Medicine. She is a board certified pediatrician who was also among the first in the United States to be board certified in Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Rome received her undergraduate degree in psychology, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1984. She received her medical degree and was initiated into Alpha Omega Alpha in 1988 from Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine, then completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She next completed a three year fellowship in adolescent medicine at Children's Hospital, Boston, during which time she also obtained a masters degree in Public Health at the Harvard University School of Public Health. Dr. Rome currently serves as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case. She helped start the first Adolescent Health track at the new school of public health at Case Western Reserve, and coordinates the Adolescent Medicine rotation at the Cleveland Clinic for residents and medical students. She serves as Media Chair and on the Public Affairs Committee for the Academy for Eating Disorders, is on the board of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and is an examiner for IFEPAG, or the international pediatric and adolescent gynecology society. Dr. Rome's research interests include eating disorders and obesity, preventive medicine, and reproductive health. She has been an invited speaker locally, nationally, and internationally on various topics in adolescent medicine, while maintaining a commitment to ongoing teaching of house staff and students in the local and surrounding areas. She has written and published on various adolescent medicine topics, including eating disorders and obesity, the female athlete triad, nutrition for the teen athlete, and adolescent sexuality.