Velma McBride Murry, PhD
Dr. Murry's research interests include significance of context in studies of African-American families and youth; impact of racism on family functioning; and impact of the external stressors and protective factors (personality characteristics, coping behaviors, context, social support) on African-American families.
- Directory, Center for Research on Rural Families and Communities, Vanderbilt University
- Co-Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
- Betts Chair, Education and Human Development, and Professor of Human & Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University
- PhD, University of Missouri - Columbia, Human Development & Family Studies
- Berkel, C., Murry, V. M., Roulston, K. J., & Brody, G. H. (2013). Understanding the art and science of implementation in the SAAF efficacy trial. Health Education, 113(4), 4-4.
- Hurt, T. R., Brody, G. H., Murry, V. M., Berkel, C., & Chen, Y. (2013). Elucidating parenting processes that influence adolescent alcohol use: A qualitative inquiry. Journal of Adolescent Research, 28(1), 3-30.
- Murry, V. M., Berkel, C., Chen, Y., Brody, G. H., Gibbons, F. X., & Gerrard, M. (2011). Intervention induced changes on parenting practices, youth self-pride and sexual norms to reduce HIV-related behaviors among rural African American Youths. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(9), 1147-1163.
- Murry, V. M., Heflinger, C. A., Suiter, S. V., & Brody, G. H. (2011). Examining perceptions about mental health care and help-seeking among rural African American families of adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(9), 1118-1131.
- Black, A.R., Murry, V.M, Cutrona, C.E., & Chen, Y.F. (2009). Multiple roles, multiple lives: the protective effects of role responsibilities on the health functioning of African American mothers. Women & Health, 49(2-3), 144-63.
- Accepting Feedback from the Community
- Cultural Evaluation of Questionnaires
- Find a Niche
- Gaining Sanction from Community Leaders
- Getting Your Sea Legs
- Opening Doors in Communities