MARC ZIMMERMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An HIV/AIDS prevention project for Mexican homosexual men: an empowerment approach
    M A Zimmerman
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 24:177-90. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial outcomes of urban African American adolescents born to teenage mothers
    M A Zimmerman
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:779-805. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Natural mentors and adolescent resiliency: a study with urban youth
    Marc A Zimmerman
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 30:221-43. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Youth Empowerment Solutions for Peaceful Communities: combining theory and practice in a community-level violence prevention curriculum
    Marc A Zimmerman
    Prevention Research Center of Michigan, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:425-39. 2011
  5. pmc Screening adolescents in the emergency department for weapon carriage
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:168-76. 2010
  6. pmc Natural mentors, mental health, and risk behaviors: a longitudinal analysis of African American adolescents transitioning into adulthood
    Noelle Hurd
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 46:36-48. 2010
  7. pmc Sexual risk behaviors among teens at an urban emergency department: relationship with violent behaviors and substance use
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:303-5. 2011
  8. pmc Past-year intentional and unintentional injury among teens treated in an inner-city emergency department
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:418-26. 2011
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of handgun access among adolescents seeking care in an urban emergency department
    Kevin Loh
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 5770, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:347-53. 2010
  10. pmc Sexual attraction, sexual identity, and psychosocial wellbeing in a national sample of young women during emerging adulthood
    Michelle Marie Johns
    Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:82-95. 2013

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint An HIV/AIDS prevention project for Mexican homosexual men: an empowerment approach
    M A Zimmerman
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Behav 24:177-90. 1997
    ..In addition, the intervention generated community change initiated by participants. Implications for designing interventions using an empowerment approach are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial outcomes of urban African American adolescents born to teenage mothers
    M A Zimmerman
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:779-805. 2001
    ..They also suggest that teen pregnancy prevention programs may be more effective if they are part of a larger prevention strategy that incorporates social structural change efforts and not only a focus on individual level change...
  3. ncbi request reprint Natural mentors and adolescent resiliency: a study with urban youth
    Marc A Zimmerman
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 30:221-43. 2002
    ..Direct and indirect (mediated) effects of natural mentors are explored for problem behaviors and school attitudes. The potential importance of natural mentors is supported, and implications for future research are considered...
  4. doi request reprint Youth Empowerment Solutions for Peaceful Communities: combining theory and practice in a community-level violence prevention curriculum
    Marc A Zimmerman
    Prevention Research Center of Michigan, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Health Promot Pract 12:425-39. 2011
    ..The curriculum process evaluation includes staff and youth feedback. This theoretically based, field-tested curriculum is designed to be easily adapted and implemented in a diverse range of communities...
  5. pmc Screening adolescents in the emergency department for weapon carriage
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:168-76. 2010
    ..The objective was to describe the prevalence and correlates of past-year weapon involvement among adolescents seeking care in an inner-city emergency department (ED)...
  6. pmc Natural mentors, mental health, and risk behaviors: a longitudinal analysis of African American adolescents transitioning into adulthood
    Noelle Hurd
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 46:36-48. 2010
    ..The results suggest that natural mentors may protect youth from the negative outcomes associated with the risks they face. Implications of the results for prevention are discussed...
  7. pmc Sexual risk behaviors among teens at an urban emergency department: relationship with violent behaviors and substance use
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:303-5. 2011
    ..Data regarding sexual risk behaviors among adolescent patients presenting to urban emergency departments (EDs) are lacking. This article describes rates and correlates of sexual risk behaviors among adolescents screened in an urban ED...
  8. pmc Past-year intentional and unintentional injury among teens treated in an inner-city emergency department
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Emerg Med 41:418-26. 2011
    ..An inner-city emergency department (ED) visit provides an opportunity for contact with high-risk adolescents to promote injury prevention...
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates of handgun access among adolescents seeking care in an urban emergency department
    Kevin Loh
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 5770, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:347-53. 2010
    ..To determine prevalence and correlates of handgun access among adolescents seeking care in an urban Emergency Department (ED) in order to inform future injury prevention strategies...
  10. pmc Sexual attraction, sexual identity, and psychosocial wellbeing in a national sample of young women during emerging adulthood
    Michelle Marie Johns
    Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:82-95. 2013
    ..We discuss these findings in terms of the diversity found in young women's sexuality, and how sexual minority status may be experienced by this group...
  11. pmc What predicts sex partners' age differences among African American youth? A longitudinal study from adolescence to young adulthood
    Jose A Bauermeister
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Sex Res 47:330-44. 2010
    ..Alcohol use frequency was also associated with having older partners over time. This study discusses the findings from a health perspective on youth's sexual development...
  12. pmc Rates and correlates of violent behaviors among adolescents treated in an urban emergency department
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:77-83. 2009
    ..This article describes violent behaviors in relation to other risk behaviors (e.g., substance use) among adolescents screened in an urban emergency department (ED)...
  13. pmc Negative adult influences and the protective effects of role models: a study with urban adolescents
    Noelle M Hurd
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:777-89. 2009
    ..Collectively, our findings indicate that role models can contribute to the resilience of African American adolescents who are exposed to negative nonparental adult behavior...
  14. doi request reprint Using process evaluation to strengthen intergenerational partnerships in the Youth Empowerment Solutions program
    Susan Franzen
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 37:289-301. 2009
    ..The students and neighborhood advocates reported increased positive experiences after the second program year, but continued to note the challenges of working inter-generationally on community improvement projects...
  15. pmc Three-month follow-up of brief computerized and therapist interventions for alcohol and violence among teens
    Rebecca M Cunningham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1193-207. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Community-based organizational capacity building as a strategy to reduce racial health disparities
    Derek M Griffith
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, 3806 SPH I, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:31-9. 2010
    ..The Capacity Building project illustrates how capacity building interventions can help to identify community health needs, promote community empowerment, and reduce health disparities...
  17. pmc Neighborhood disadvantage and changes in condom use among African American adolescents
    Jose A Bauermeister
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Urban Health 88:66-83. 2011
    ..We discuss the implications for community-based HIV/AIDS prevention for youth...
  18. doi request reprint Facilitating the development of a county health coverage plan with data from a community-based health survey
    Daniel J Kruger
    Prevention Research Center of Michigan, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Policy 31:199-211. 2010
    ..As a result, Genesee County became one of the first counties in the United States to make basic health care available to nearly all of its uninsured, low-income adults...
  19. pmc Effects of a brief intervention for reducing violence and alcohol misuse among adolescents: a randomized controlled trial
    Maureen A Walton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA 304:527-35. 2010
    ..Emergency department (ED) visits present an opportunity to deliver brief interventions to reduce violence and alcohol misuse among urban adolescents at risk of future injury...
  20. pmc Individual and Neighborhood Correlates of HIV testing among african american youth transitioning from adolescence into young adulthood
    Michelle Marie Johns
    Department of Health Behavioral and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:509-22. 2010
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings from an ecological perspective and propose recommendations for increasing testing among African American youth...
  21. pmc Dating aggression and risk behaviors among teenage girls seeking gynecologic care
    Lauren K Whiteside
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:632-8. 2009
    ..The objective was to describe rates of dating aggression and related high-risk behavior among teens presenting to the emergency department (ED) seeking gynecologic care, compared to those seeking care for other reasons...
  22. doi request reprint Organizational empowerment in community mobilization to address youth violence
    Derek M Griffith
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S89-99. 2008
    ..This framework also highlights how organizational structures and processes are central components of multilevel strategies for organizing and mobilizing community efforts to address youth violence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Racial identity, racial discrimination, perceived stress, and psychological distress among African American young adults
    Robert M Sellers
    Department of Psychology, East Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 44:302-17. 2003
    ..Results are discussed within the context of identifying multiple pathways to psychological well-being for African American young adults within the context of racial discrimination...
  24. pmc Neighborhood residence and cigarette smoking among urban youths: the protective role of prosocial activities
    Yange Xue
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1865-72. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Racial identity, maternal support, and psychological distress among African American adolescents
    Cleopatra Howard Caldwell
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Child Dev 73:1322-36. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Racial identity and academic attainment among African American adolescents
    Tabbye M Chavous
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Child Dev 74:1076-90. 2003
    ..Finally, the paper includes a discussion on the need to consider variation in how minority youth think about group membership in better understanding their academic development...
  27. ncbi request reprint Enhancing adolescent health behaviors through strengthening non-resident father-son relationships: a model for intervention with African-American families
    Cleopatra Howard Caldwell
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Res 19:644-56. 2004
    ..The implications of the conceptual model for future interventions with African-American fathers and sons are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adolescent resilience: a framework for understanding healthy development in the face of risk
    Stevenson Fergus
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:399-419. 2005
    ..We then discuss implications that resilience research has for intervention and describe some resilience-based interventions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination and racial identity as risk or protective factors for violent behaviors in African American young adults
    Cleopatra Howard Caldwell
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:91-105. 2004
    ..The centrality of race for males and the meaning others attribute to being Black for both males and females were moderators of the influence of racial discrimination on violent behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of depressive symptoms among high risk African-American adolescents
    Paula B Repetto
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:468-77. 2004
    ..To examine the trajectories of depressive symptoms among African-American youth and the psychosocial factors associated with these trajectories...
  31. ncbi request reprint Racial identity, parental support, and alcohol use in a sample of academically at-risk African American high school students
    Cleopatra Howard Caldwell
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 34:71-82. 2004
    ..An interaction between the two racial identity dimensions was also found such that private regard was associated with less alcohol use for adolescents who reported that race was a more central part of their identity...
  32. pmc Sexting among young adults
    Deborah Gordon-Messer
    Prevention Research Center of Michigan, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Adolesc Health 52:301-6. 2013
    ..We describe the sexting behavior of young adults in the United States, and examine its association with sexual behavior and psychological well-being...
  33. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of alcohol-related motor vehicle crash injuries in southeastern Michigan
    Jaymie R Meliker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:1129-35. 2004
    ..Differences in environmental or behavioral factors characteristic of areas of low population density may be responsible for the higher proportion of alcohol-related crashes occurring in these areas...
  34. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the relationship between depressive symptoms and alcohol use in a sample of inner-city black youth
    Paula B Repetto
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:169-78. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine longitudinally the relationship between depressive symptoms and alcohol use in a sample of black youth...
  35. doi request reprint Research methodology: an innovative approach to a venerable course
    Palmer Morrel-Samuels
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 3:309-11. 2010
    ..A dozen innovations, along with some preliminary outcomes, are outlined in detail...
  36. doi request reprint Internet referrals for adolescent violence prevention: an innovative mechanism for inner-city emergency departments
    Maureen Walton
    Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Adolesc Health 43:309-12. 2008
    ..Although this study bears replication, Internet referral may be a low-intensity intervention that could compliment other violence prevention strategies among adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of the relationship between depressive symptoms and cigarette use among African American adolescents
    Paula B Repetto
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Health Psychol 24:209-19. 2005
    ..These results suggest that depressive symptoms may be important to consider when developing smoking cessation interventions for African American youth...
  38. ncbi request reprint The buffering effects of active coping on the relationship between SES and cortisol among African American young adults
    Karen H Schmeelk-Cone
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA
    Behav Med 29:85-94. 2003
    ..The authors suggest that coping style may play an adaptive role regarding salivary cortisol measures in young adults when they are students or unemployed. Active coping may help protect against stress among young African American adults...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effects of cumulative risks and promotive factors on urban adolescent alcohol and other drug use: a longitudinal study of resiliency
    Krzysztof Ostaszewski
    Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Community Psychol 38:237-49. 2006
    ..The findings support resiliency theory and the use of cumulative risk/promotive measures in resiliency research. Implications focused on utilizing multiple assets and resources in prevention programming are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Episodic and persistent gun-carrying among urban African-American adolescents
    Kenneth J Steinman
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1240, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:356-64. 2003
    ..To examine whether similar risk factors influenced episodic and persistent gun-carrying among urban African-American adolescents...
  41. pmc Growth trajectories of sexual risk behavior in adolescence and young adulthood
    Stevenson Fergus
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:1096-101. 2007
    ..We investigated longitudinal trajectories of sexual risk behaviors across these time periods and how these trajectories may be different for varying demographic groups...
  42. ncbi request reprint Religious activity and risk behavior among African American adolescents: concurrent and developmental effects
    Kenneth J Steinman
    Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, The Ohio State University School of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1240, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 33:151-61. 2004
    ..During high school, religious activity limits the development of certain types of risk behavior among African American youth, even after controlling for reciprocal effects...
  43. ncbi request reprint Measuring the intrapersonal component of psychological empowerment: confirmatory factor analysis of the sociopolitical control scale
    N Andrew Peterson
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, E238 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 38:287-97. 2006
    ..Implications of the study for empowerment-based research and practice are described, and strategies to further develop the SPCS are discussed...

Research Grants26

  1. LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF SCHOOL DROPOUT AND SUBSTANCE USE
    MARC ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Theoretical models that describe the etiology of negative and positive outcomes associated with the transition to adult roles will be developed. ..
  2. A Longitudinal Study of School Dropout and Substance Use
    MARC ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Youth Violence Prevention Through Community-Level Change
    MARC ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Several participating organizations have agreed to help sustain and disseminate the program if it is found to be effective. ..
  4. Prevention Research Center of Michigan
    MARC ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract not provided ..
  5. A Longitudinal Study of School Dropout and Substance Use
    MARC ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. A Longitudinal Study of School Dropout and Substance Use
    Marc A Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. Youth Empowerment Solutions for Positive Youth Development
    Marc A Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..risk, urban sample;to test a conceptual model that posits a causal relationship from youth empowerment processes to positive developmental outcomes;and, to follow youth over time to assess sustainability of gains in healthy development ..
  8. A Longitudinal Study of School Dropout and Substance Use
    Marc A Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....