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Topic: Adolescents

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

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

  • Focuses on motivational interviewing in health care settings and peer interventions, and application of chaos and complexity science to behavior change.
  • Designs and evaluates health promotion programs for special populations, particularly cardiovascular and cancer prevention interventions for African Americans.
  • Specializes in understanding the relationship between ethnicity and health behaviors; school-based health promotion programs; and substance use prevention, harm reduction, and chronic disease control and prevention.
  • Collaborates with the University of Michigan Center for Health Communications Research, a National Cancer Institute Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research, on projects related to tailoring health messages, cultural sensitivity, motivational interviewing to reduce BMI, and more.

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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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