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Publications

 

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 (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. 

Journal Articles

2019

Griffith, D.M., Semlow, Andrea R., Leventhal, Mike & Sullivan, Clare. (2019). The Tennessee Men's Health Report Card: A Model for Men's Health Policy Advocacy and Education. American Journal of Men's Health. Online first: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1557988319882586.

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

Newton, Robert L. Jr., Carter, Leah, St. Romain, Jessica, Jerrod, Tiffany, Griffith, D.M. & Myers, Valerie.  (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

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).

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.

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).

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

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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