Cleopatra Caldwell

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University: 
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Unit: 
Public Health
Department: 
Health Behavior & Health Ed Department
Title: 
Chair, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education; Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education; Director, Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health Co-Associate; Director, Program for Research on Black Americans
Phone: 
734-647-3176
Short bio: 

1986  Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of Michigan

1983  A.M., Psychology, University of Michigan

1975  M.A., Human Development, Wayne State University

1973  B.S., Psychology, North Carolina A & T State University

Research summary: 

Intergenerational family influences on the psychological well-being of teenage parents.

Improving adolescent health through strengthening family relationships.

Family relationships, discrimination, and the mental health of African American and Caribbean Black adolescents.

Research methods in African American communities.

Recent publications: 

Sex differences in the association between testosterone and violent behaviors. Assari S, Caldwell CH, Zimmerman MA.; Trauma Mon. 2014 Aug;19(3):e18040. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.18040. Epub 2014 Aug 1. PMID: 25337519 [PubMed] Free PMC Article

Patient perceptions of asthma-related financial burden: public vs private health insurance in the United States. Patel MR, Caldwell CH, Song PX, Wheeler JR.; Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Oct;113(4):398-403. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2014.07.004. Epub 2014 Aug 1. PMID: 25091716 [PubMed - in process]

Stress, active coping, and problem behaviors among Chinese adolescents. Hsieh HF, Zimmerman MA, Xue Y, Bauermeister JA, Caldwell CH, Wang Z, Hou Y.; Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2014 Jul;84(4):364-76. doi: 10.1037/h0099845. PMID: 24999522 [PubMed - in process]

Beyond co-pays and out-of-pocket costs: perceptions of health-related financial burden in managing asthma among African American women. Patel MR, Nelson BW, Id-Deen E, Caldwell CH.; J Asthma. 2014 Jul 4:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24945886 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Does perceived racial discrimination predict changes in psychological distress and substance use over time? An examination among Black emerging adults. Hurd NM, Varner FA, Caldwell CH, Zimmerman MA.; Dev Psychol. 2014 Jul;50(7):1910-8. doi: 10.1037/a0036438. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PMID: 24730378 [PubMed - in process]

A qualitative analysis of father-son relationships among HIV-positive young black men who have sex with men. Hussen SA, Gilliard D, Caldwell CH, Andes K, Chakraborty R, Malebranche DJ.; J Urban Health. 2014 Aug;91(4):776-92. doi: 10.1007/s11524-013-9864-1. PMID: 24549437 [PubMed - in process]

Experiences addressing health-related financial challenges with disease management among African American women with asthma; Patel MR, Caldwell CH, Id-Deen E, Clark NM. J Asthma. 2014 Jun;51(5):467-73. doi:10.3109/02770903.2014.885040. Epub 2014 Feb 14. PMID: 24471517 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Nonresident African-American Fathers' Influence on Sons' Exercise Intentions in the Fathers and Sons Program; Ellis KR, Caldwell CH, Assari S, De Loney EH. Am J Health Promot. 2014 November/December;29(2):89-98. Epub 2014 Jan 16. PMID: 24432822 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]