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Topic: Social inequalities

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 Social inequalities

Richard L. LichtensteinRichard L. Lichtenstein, PhD

Associate Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-1316 E-mail: lichto@umich.edu

  • Co-PI in the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research, a CDC-funded project conducting community-based participatory research in Detroit. Also works to enroll uninsured low-income children in Medicaid or in the state's new MIChild Program, and works with the CHASS Health Center in Southwest Detroit to provide advocacy services to Hispanic patients enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care Plans.     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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