Dr. Reischl was previously on the faculty in the Psychology Department at Michigan
State University (1987-1998) and at the Institute on Disability at the University
of New Hampshire (1998-2000).
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Psychology, St. Olaf College
Research Interests & Projects
Dr. Reischl's research interests focus on the development and the evaluation of community-based
public health programs, violence prevention programs, and obesity prevention programs.
He is interested in conducting process and outcome evaluation studies that are collaborative,
responsive, and client-centered. Recent and current projects include:
Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center Sponsor: CDC
Practices to Reduce Infant Mortality through Equity (PRIME) Sponsor: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan -- Building Healthy Communities Sponsor: Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation
Head Start Exposure and Changes in Children's Body Mass Index Sponsor: NIH
Krusky, A.M., Heinze, J.E., Reischl, T.M., Aiyer, S.M., Franzen, S.P., Zimmerman,
M.A. (In Press). The effects of produce gardens on neighborhoods: A test of the greening
hypothesis in a post-industrial city. Landscape and Urban Planning.
Farrell, AD, Henry, D, Bradshaw, C, and Reischl, TM. (In Press). Design Strategies
for Evaluating the Impact of Comprehensive Prevention Programs: Examples from the
CDC Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention. Journal of Primary Prevention.
Lumeng, JC, Kaciroti, N, Sturza, J, Krusky, A, Miller, AL, Peterson, KE, Lipton, R,
and Reischl, TM. (In Press). Changes in body mass index associated with Head Start
Aiyer, SM, Zimmerman, MA, Morrel-Samuels, S, Reischl, TM. (In Press). From broken
windows to busy streets: A community empowerment perspective. Health Education and Behavior.
Reischl, T.M., Krusky, A.M., Zimmerman, M.A., Aiyer, S.M., Kruger, D.J., Franzen,
S.P., Lipton, R. (In Press). Assessing physical disorder in urban neighborhoods: Reliability
and validity of the Parcel Maintenance Observation Tool Journal of Community Psychology
Goldstick, J., Brenner, A., Lipton, R., Mistry, R., Aiyer, S., Reischl, T., and Zimmerman,
M. (In Press). A spatial analysis of heterogeneity in the link between alcohol outlets
and assault victimization: Differences across victim sub-populations Violence and Victims
Goldstick, J., Lipton, R., Carter, P., Stoddard, S., Newton, M., Reischl, T., Zimmerman,
M., Walton, M., and Cunningham, R.C. (In Press). The effect of neighborhood context
on the relationship between substance misuse and weapons aggression in urban adolescents
seeking ED care. Substance Use and Misuse
Morrel-Samuels, S., Zimmerman, M.A., Reischl, T.M (2013). Creating Safe and Healthy
Futures: Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center Reclaiming Children and Youth, 22 (3), 31-36.
Reischl, TM, Zimmerman, MA, Morrel-Samuels, S, Franzen, SP, Faulk, M, Eisman, AB,
and Roberts, E (2011). Youth Empowerment Solutions for Violence Prevention Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 22, 581-600.
Hurd, N.M., Zimmerman, M.A., Reischl, T.M. (2011). Role model behavior and youth violence:
A study of positive and negative effects Journal of Early Adolescence, 31, 323-354.
American Psychological Association: Society for Community Research and Action