Marc A. Zimmerman University of Michigan, USA
Marc Zimmerman is the Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor of Public Health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He is Director of the Prevention Research Center, and Director of the CDC-funded Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center. Dr. Zimmerman’s research focuses on health and resiliency of adolescents, adolescent substance abuse, family influences on adolescent health, and AIDS prevention. His research includes both longitudinal interview studies and community intervention. His work on empowerment theory includes measurement and analysis of psychological and community empowerment. Dr. Zimmerman is a Fellow of the Society for Community Research and Action and of the American Psychological Association. He has published extensively and is the Editor of Youth and Society and a member of the Editorial Board of Health Education Research.