Jack C. Rusley, MD, MHS

Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Jack Rusley, MD, MHS, is a board-certified adolescent medicine specialist and adolescent health researcher. He provides primary care and specialty care to adolescents and young adults ages 12 to 26 at the Adolescent Healthcare Center. He is an assistant professor in the division of adolescent medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. He has an academic appointment at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, as well as in the Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice at the Brown University School of Public Health.

Dr. Rusley’s research interests include improving the quality of transition to adult care for all youth, HIV prevention, and substance use disorder prevention and treatment. He has a special interest in youth with special health care needs, including those with chronic illness, physical and developmental disabilities. He also provides specialty care for youth in the areas of substance use, family planning, STD testing and treatment, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP), comprehensive LGBTQ services, and menstrual disorders. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine national advocacy committee.


  • Medical School:  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Residency:  Maine Medical Center
  • Fellowship:  Johns Hopkins Hospital