Susan M. Blake, PhD
Dr. Blake's work has targeted the areas of health psychology, behavioral medicine and public health. Her research topics have included child, adolescent and women's health, as well as morbidity, mortality and high risk behaviors. She has also investigated preventive interventions
- Associate Research Professor, Department of Prevention & Community Health; and Director of Education & Research, Institute for Mental Health Initiatives, School of Public Health & Health Services, The George Washington University Medical Center
- PhD, 1982, University of Arizona, Clinical/Environmental Psychology
- Blake, SM, Keily, M., Gard, CC., El-Mohandes, AAE, El-Khorazaty, MN, and the NIH-DC Initiative. (2007). Pregnancy intentions and happiness among pregnant Black women at high risk for adverse infant health outcomes. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 39(4): 194-205.
- Jaycox, L. H., McCaffrey, D. F., Ocampo, B. W., Shelley, G. A., Blake, S. M., Peterson, D. J., et al. (2006). Challenges in the evaluation and implementation of school-based prevention and intervention programs on sensitive topics. American Journal of Evaluation, 27(3), 320-336.
- Blake, S. M., Ledsky, R., Sawyer, R., Goodenow, C., Banspach, S., Lohrmann, D., et al. (2005). Local school district adoption of state recommended policies for HIV prevention education. Preventive Medicine: An International Journal Devoted to Practice and Theory, 40(2), 239-248.
- Blake, S. M., Ledsky, R., Goodenow, C., Sawyer, R., Lohrmann, D., & Windsor, R. (2003). Condom availability programs in Massachusetts High Schools: Relationships with condom use and sexual behavior. American Journal of Public Health, 93(6), 955-962.
- Blake, S. M., Ledsky, R., Goodenow, C., & O'Donnell, L. (2001). Receipt of school health education and school health services among adolescent immigrants in Massachusetts. Journal of School Health, 71(3), 105-113.