Experts Guide for Media

Topic: Adolescents

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

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

  • Expert on adolescent health and resiliency, community-level health promotion, and community psychology.
  • Most current research with adolescents examines the role fathers, mothers, and other adults play in helping them avoid risks associated with alcohol and drug use, violent behavior, precocious sexual behavior, and school failure.
  • Conducted research on violence and delinquency among urban African-American adolescents, and on attitudes about gun violence among public health, medical, law professionals.

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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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