Experts Guide for Media

Topic: Adolescents

Cleopatra Howard Caldwell Cleopatra Howard Caldwell, PhD

Professor and Chair of Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3176 E-mail: cleoc@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Areas of expertise include family factors associated with adolescent risk behaviors and psychological well-being, cultural factors associated with adolescent mental health among African American and Caribbean Black adolescents, and family-centered interventions and adolescent health behaviors.
  • Has conducted CBPR intervention research with nonresident African American fathers and sons to prevent youth violent behavior, substance use, and early sexual initiation; perceptions of parenting support and depressive symptomatology among African American adolescents, racial identity as a protective factor in adolescent health and well-being, and teenage parenting and sexuality.
  • Has served as Congressional health policy analyst.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Adolescents

Cleopatra Howard CaldwellCleopatra Howard Caldwell, PhD

Professor and Chair in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-3176 E-mail: cleoc@umich.edu

  • Areas of expertise include family factors associated with adolescent risk behaviors and psychological well-being, cultural factors associated with adolescent mental health among African American and Caribbean Black adolescents, and family-centered interventions and adolescent health behaviors.      MORE

Ken ResnicowKen Resnicow, Ph.D., B.A.

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0212 E-mail: kresnic@umich.edu

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.      MORE

Marc A. ZimmermanMarc A. Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: (734) 647-0224 E-mail: marcz@umich.edu

  • Expert on adolescent health and resiliency, community-level health promotion, and community psychology.     MORE

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