Meredith Joppa

  • 47 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20082019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Expertise: 
Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood | Romantic Relationships | Dating Violence Prevention | Sexual Risk Prevention

The focus of my research is on risk behaviors that occur within young people’s romantic relationships and make them vulnerable to dating violence, sexual assault, unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. I use a mixed-methods approach to inform the development of prevention interventions for at-risk young people, currently focusing on young mothers and college student-athletes. Related interests include attachment theory, health risk behaviors, health disparities and healthcare engagement, and mental health.

Honors and Awards:
Frances R. Lax Award, Rowan University

Member of:
Licensed Psychologist #5428 (State of New Jersey), #B1-0001106 (State of Delaware)
American Psychological Association, Div. 53 (https://www.clinicalchildpsychology.org/)
American Psychological Association, Div. 54 (https://societyofpediatricpsychology.org/)
International Academy of Sex Research (http://www.iasrsite.org/)
Society for Research in Child Development (http://www.srcd.org)
Society for Research in Adolescence (http://www.s-r-a.org)
Society for Prevention Research (http://www.preventionscience.org)
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (http://www.sexscience.org)

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate

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Research Output 2008 2019

  • 47 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

A content analysis of sexual health and substance use information presented on study abroad websites: Findings and recommendations

Marcantonio, T. L., Swirsky, J., Angelone, D., Joppa, M. & Jozkowski, K. N., Aug 18 2019, In : Journal of American College Health. 67, 6, p. 571-579 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproductive Health
Students
Risk-Taking
Sexual Behavior
Alcohols
2 Citations (Scopus)

Students’ Alcohol Use, Sexual Behaviors, and Contraceptive Use While Studying Abroad

Marcantonio, T. L., Jozkowski, K. N., Angelone, D. & Joppa, M., Feb 15 2019, In : Journal of Community Health. 44, 1, p. 68-73 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contraceptive Agents
contraceptive
Sexual Behavior
alcohol
Alcohols

An analysis of the sexual health and safety information study abroad directors present their students prior to departure

Marcantonio, T. L., Angelone, D., Swirsky, J. & Joppa, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of American College Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproductive Health
Students
Safety
Health
Sexual Behavior

Assessment of evaluation frameworks for design of a sexual risk prevention game for black adolescent girls

Sockolow, P., Joppa, M. & Zhu, J., Jan 1 2018, Nursing Informatics 2018 - ICT to Improve Quality and Safety at the Point of Care. Rotegard, A. K., Davalos Alcazar, A. G., Skiba, D. J. & Barbosa, S. (eds.). IOS Press, p. 101-105 5 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 250).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Risk-Taking
Health
Sexual Behavior
Adolescent Behavior
Smartphones
1 Citation (Scopus)

Project Date SMART: a Dating Violence (DV) and Sexual Risk Prevention Program for Adolescent Girls with Prior DV Exposure

Rizzo, C. J., Joppa, M., Barker, D., Collibee, C., Zlotnick, C. & Brown, L. K., May 1 2018, In : Prevention Science. 19, 4, p. 416-426 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aggression
Risk-Taking
Sexual Behavior
Sex Offenses
Depression