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Maureen
Black
,
PhD

Professor
Maureen Black

Departmental Affiliations

Affiliated
Division
Human Nutrition

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Info

University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W. Lombard Street, Room 161
Baltimore
Maryland
21201
US        
410-706-5090

Research Interests

  • International Health
  • Child Development
  • Micronutrient Supplementation
  • Malnutrition and Obesity
  • Adolescent Parenting
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
PhD
Emory University
1978
MA
University of Southern California
1973
Overview

Evaluation of nutrition and caregiving intervention programs on the health and development of young children.

Honors & Awards

Inter-institutional Collaboration - Regent's Award, University of Maryland Kirksey Lectureship, Dept of Nutrition, Purdue University Past President, Division of Child, Youth and Family Services, American Psychological Association Past President, Society of Pediatric Psychology, American Psychological Association Fellow, American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society John A. Scholl Endowed Professor of Pediatrics Society of Pediatric Psychology, Logan Wright Research Award

Select Publications
  • Ackerman JP, Riggins T, Black, M.M. (2010). A review of the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure among school-age children.  Pediatrics, 125, 554-565.

  • Ramos-Marcus F, Oberlander S, Papas, M. McNary S, Hurley K, Black MM. (2010) Stability of maternal depressive symptoms among urban, low-income, African American adolescent mothers. Journal of Affective Disorders, 122, 68-75.

  • Hager E, McGill A, Black MM. (2010). Development and validation of a toddler silhouette scale. Obesity, 18, 397-401

  • Oberlander SE, Miller WR, Houston AM, Black MM. (2010) A seven-year investigation of marital expectations and marriage among low-income, urban, African American adolescent mothers. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 31-40.

  • Kiser L., Medoff D, Black MM, Nurse W, Fiese BF. (2010) Family mealtime Q-Sort: A measure of mealtime practices. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 92-96.