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Publications

Journal Articles

2019

McGee, E., Griffith, D.M. & Houston, II, S.L.*** (2019). The stress costs of success: exploring the racialized stressors, strains and coping strategies of Black doctoral students in engineering and computing. Teachers College Record, 121(9). Online first http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?contentid=22610

Carter, Leah, Griffith, D.M., Jerrod, Tiffany, Myers, Valerie, Newton, Robert L. & St. Romain, Jesssica (2019). Development of a mobile phone app to maintain physical activity in African American men: MobileMenMhealth. http://mhealth.amegroups.com/article/view/26270

Bruce, Marino A., Norris, Keith C., Beech, Bettina M., Bowie, Janice V. & Thorpe Jr., Roland J. (2019) "Perspective: A Call for Precision in Faith-based Initiatives Promoting Health among African Americans." Ethnicity & Disease.

Bruce, M.A., Wilder, T. & Beech, B.M.  (2019) Associations Among Caregiver Feeding Practices and Blood Pressure in African American Adolescents:  The Jackson Heart KIDS Study. Family & Community Health, 42(2).

Bruce, M. A., Beech, B.M., Wilder, T., Burton, E.T., Sheats, Jylana, Norris, K.C., Thorpe Jr., Roland J.  (2019) Religiosity and Excess Weight Among African-American Adolescents: The Jackson Heart KIDS Study. Journal of Religion and Health, pp. 1-11.

Bruce, M.A., Ward, L.M., Thorne jr, R.J., Mena, L., Nunn, A., & Crosby, R.  (2019). Family & Community Health, 42(3). Correlates Associated With Willingness to Start Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Jackson, Mississippi

Williams, Jessica R., Yeh, Vivian M., Bruce, M.A., Szetela, Caroly, Ukoli, Flora, Wilkins, Consuelo H., Kripalani, Sunil. (2018) Precision Medicine: Familiarity, Perceived Health Drivers, and Genetic Testing Considerations Across Health Literacy Levels in a Diverse Sample. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 28(1).

Bruce, M.A., Thorpe, R.J., Beech, B.M. (2019) Food Security Status and Overweight/Obesity Among 2- to 5-Year-Old Boys and Girls in a Community-Based Clinic. Family & Community Health, 42(2).

Griffith, D.M. (2018) “Centering the Margins: Moving Equity to the Center of Men’s Health Research." American Journal of Men's Health.

2018

Beech, B.M., Bruce, M.A., Thorpe, Jr. R.J., Heitman, E., Griffith, D.M. & Norris, K.C. (2018). “Theory-Informed Research Training and Mentoring of Underrepresented Early Career Faculty at Teaching-Intensive Institutions:  The Obesity Health Disparities PRIDE Program” Ethnicity and Disease. 28(2), 115-122.

Bruce  , M.A., Thorpe Jr., R.T., Beech, B.M., Towns, T., Odoms-Young, A. (2018). Sex, Race, Food Security, and Sugar Consumption Change Efficacy Among Low-Income Parents in an Urban Primary Care Setting. Family & Community Health. 41, S25-S32   

Griffith,  D.M.  (2018). “Centering the Margins”: Moving equity to the center of men’s health research". American Journal of Men’s Health.12(5), 1317-1327.

Griffith, D.M., Bergner, E.M., Cornish, E.K., McQueen, C.A. (2018). Physical Activity Interventions With African American or Latino Men: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Men's Health, 1557988318763647. doi:10.1177/1557988318763647

Griffith, D. M. & Cornish, E. K. (2018). “What defines a man?”: Perspectives of African American men on the components and consequences of manhood. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 19(1), 78-88. 

Odoms-Young, A., Bruce, M.A. (2018) Examining the Impact of Structural Racism on Food Insecurity: Implications for Addressing Racial/Ethnic Disparities. Family and Community Health. 41, S3-S6.

Sherman, L.D. & Griffith, D.M. (2018). “If I Can Afford Steak, Why Worry About Buying Beans: African American Men’s Perceptions of their Food Environment”.  American Journal of Men’s Health, 12 (8), 1048-1057.

Warbrick, I., Wilson, D., & Griffith, D.M. (2018) Becoming active: more to exercise than weight loss for indigenous men,  Ethnicity & Health, Published online: 27 Mar 2018 https://doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2018.1456652.

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Guest Editor, Special Issues/Supplements

Griffith, D.M. (Guest Editor; co-edited with Bruce, Marino and Thorpe, Roland) Family and Community Health Issue on “Diversity in Health Disparities and Health Equity Research in Family and Community Health” (October-December 2018 Issue).

Family and Community Health Special Issue on "Social Determinants of Men's Health Disparities" (January 2015)

International Journal of Men's Health Special Issue: "Practical Solutions to Men's Health Disparities" (published January 2014)

American Journal of Men's Health Special Supplement: "The Health of African American Men: Implications for Research and Practice" (published July 2013)

Book Chapters

Griffith, D.M.  & Cornish, E.K. (in press). Mighty Men: A faith-based weight loss intervention to reduce cancer risk in African American men. In M.E. Ford & D.K. Watson (Eds.),  Advances in Cancer Health Equity Research  ( Advances in Cancer Research  book series), vol.  156 . Cambridge, MA: Elsevier.

Ford, C.L.,  Griffith, D.M. , Bruce, M.A. & Gilbert, K.L. (2019). Introduction: Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional .  In C.L. Ford, D.M. Griffith , M.A. Bruce, & K.L. Gilbert. (Eds.),  Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional.  Washington, DC: APHA Press.

Ford, C.L., Griffith, D.M., Bruce, M.A. & Gilbert, K.L. (2019). Conclusion: Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional. In C.L. Ford,D.M. Griffith, M.A. Bruce, & K.L. Gilbert. (Eds.), Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional. Washington, DC: APHA Press.

Griffith, D.M., Bruce, M.A. & Thorpe, Jr., R.J. (2019). Preface: Men’s Health Equity. In D.M. Griffith, M.A. Bruce, & R.J. Thorpe, Jr. (Eds.),  Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook . New York, NY: Routledge.

Griffith, D.M., Bruce, M.A. & Thorpe, Jr., R.J. (2019). Introduction: Men’s Health Equity. In D.M. Griffith, M.A. Bruce, & R.J. Thorpe, Jr. (Eds.), Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook. New York, NY: Routledge.

Griffith, D.M., Bruce, M.A. & Thorpe, Jr., R.J. (2019). Conclusion: Men’s Health Equity. In D.M. Griffith, M.A. Bruce, & R.J. Thorpe, Jr. (Eds.), Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook. New York, NY: Routledge.

Griffith, D.M. , Cornish, E.K., Sherman, L.D. & Moore, H. J.* (2019). Middle-aged men’s health: Patterns and causes of health disparities during a pivotal period in the lifecourse. In  D.M. Griffith , M.A. Bruce, & R.J. Thorpe, Jr. (Eds.),  Men’s Health Equity . New York, NY: Routledge.

Griffith, D.M. , Pennings, J.S., Bruce, M.A. & Ayers, G.D. (2019). Measuring the dimensions of African American Manhood: A factor analysis. In  D.M. Griffith , M.A. Bruce, & R.J. Thorpe, Jr. (Eds.),  Men’s Health Equity . New York, NY: Routledge.

Williams, D.R &  Griffith, D.M.  (2019). “We just haven’t put our minds to it”: An Interview with David Williams describing the trajectory of his career studying racism. In C.L. Ford,  D.M. Griffith , M.A. Bruce, & K.L. Gilbert. (Eds.),  Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional. Washington, DC: APHA Press.

Hartfield, J.A.,  Griffith, D.M . , & Bruce, M.A. (2018). Gendered racism is a key to explaining and addressing police-involved shootings of unarmed Black men in America. In M.A. Bruce, & D.F. Hawkins (Eds.),  Inequality, Crime, and Health among African American Males, Volume 20  (pp. 155-170). Book Series: Research in Race and Ethnic Relations. Boston, MA: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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Edited Books

Editor (2019):  Inequality, Crime, and Health among African American Males.  (Eds). Marino A. Bruce & Darnell F. Hawkins. Emerald Publishing.

Editor (2019):  Men’s Health Equity. (Eds). Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce & Roland J. Thorpe, Jr. New York, NY: Routledge/ Taylor & Francis.

Editor (forthcoming 2019): Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional. (Eds). Chandra L. Ford, Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce & Keon L. Gilbert. Publisher: APHA Press. http://secure.apha.org/imis/ItemDetail?iProductCode=978-087553-3032&CATEGORY=BK