Alison Grodzinski

  • Managing Director

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Biography

Alison Grodzinski is the Managing Director of the Prevention Research Collaborative. She provides day-to-day supervision and leadership for the Collaborative, including direct management and supervision of project staff, meeting facilitation, and guidance for project management. She brings over 20 years of experience in information science and public health in a variety of roles including extensive expertise in communications, research project management, and administration. She holds an MLIS and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health.

Publications

Gong, C. H., Bushman, G., Hohl, B. C., Kondo, M. C., Carter, P. M., Cunningham, R. M., Rupp, L. A., Grodzinski, A., Branas, C. C., Vagi, K. J., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2023). Community engagement, greening, and violent crime: A test of the greening hypothesis and Busy Streets. American Journal of Community Psychology, 71(1–2), 198–210. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12622
Messman, E., Heinze, J., Hsieh, H.-F., Hockley, N., Pomerantz, N., Grodzinski, A., Scott, B., Goldstein, N., & Zimmerman, M. (2024). Anonymous Reporting Systems for School-Based Violence Prevention: A Systematic Review. Health Education & Behavior: The Official Publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 51(1), 62–70. https://doi.org/10.1177/10901981211073734
Gong, C., Bushman, G., Hohl, B., Kondo, M., Carter, P., Cunningham, R., Rupp, L., Grodzinski, A., Branas, C., Vagi, K., & Zimmerman, M. (2022). Community engagement, greening, and violent crime: a test of the greening hypothesis and busy streets. Injury Prevention, 28(Suppl 1), A44–A44. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2022-SAVIR.113
Hsieh, H.-F., Lee, D. B., Zimmerman, M. A., Pomerantz, N., Cunningham, M. C., Messman, E., Stoddard, S. A., Grodzinski, A. R., & Heinze, J. E. (2022). The Effectiveness of the Say-Something Anonymous Reporting System in Preventing School Violence: A Cluster Randomized Control Trial in 19 Middle Schools. Journal of School Violence, 0(0), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1080/15388220.2022.2105858
Rupp, L. A., Kondo, M. C., Hohl, B. C., Sing, E. K., Grodzinski, A. R., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2022). The effects of organizations engaging residents in greening vacant lots: Insights from a United States national survey. Cities, 125, 103669. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2022.103669
Sokol, R. L., Heinze, J., Doan, J., Normand, M., Grodzinski, A., Pomerantz, N., Scott, B. A., Gaswirth, M., & Zimmerman, M. (2021). Crisis Interventions in Schools: A Systematic Review. Journal of School Violence, 20(2), 241–260. https://doi.org/10.1080/15388220.2021.1879098
Rupp, L. A., Kondo, M. C., Hohl, B. C., Sing, E. K., Grodzinski, A. R., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2022). The effects of organizations engaging residents in greening vacant lots: Insights from a United States national survey. Cities, 125, 103669. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2022.103669
Messman, E., Heinze, J., Hsieh, H.-F., Hockley, N., Pomerantz, N., Grodzinski, A., Scott, B., Goldstein, N., & Zimmerman, M. (2022). Anonymous Reporting Systems for School-Based Violence Prevention: A Systematic Review. Health Education & Behavior, 10901981211073734. https://doi.org/10.1177/10901981211073734
Gordon-Messer, D., Bauermeister, J. A., Grodzinski, A., & Zimmerman, M. (2013). Sexting among young adults. The Journal of Adolescent Health: Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 52(3), 301–306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.05.013
Veinot, T. C., Campbell, T. R., Kruger, D., Grodzinski, A., & Franzen, S. (2011). Drama and danger: the opportunities and challenges of promoting youth sexual health through online social networks. AMIA ... Annual Symposium Proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium, 2011, 1436–1445.
Veinot, T. C., Campbell, T. R., Kruger, D. J., & Grodzinski, A. (2013). A question of trust: user-centered design requirements for an informatics intervention to promote the sexual health of African-American youth. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA, 20(4), 758–765. https://doi.org/10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001361
Reischl, T., Franzen, S., Morrel-Samuels, S., Allen, J. O., Grodzinski, A., & Zimmerman, M. (2009). Multi-method participatory evaluation of a community beautification program. 2007-2009. Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, n/a.
Grodzinski, A., Morrel-Samuels, S., Franzen, S., Campbell, T., Campbell, B., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011, November). Lessons learned in planning and implementing an Internet-based intervention to prevent sexually transmitted infections among African-American young adults. 2009-2014. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Core.
Graham, K., & Grodzinski, A. (2001). Defining the Remote Library User: An Online Survey. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 1(3), 289–308. https://doi.org/10.1353/pla.2001.0041
Grodzinski, A. (2001). A medical book collection for physician assistants. Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 89(3), 277–286.
Kopp, S., Shuchman, R., Strecher, V., Gueye, M., Ledlow, J., Philip, T., & Grodzinski, A. (2002). Telemedicine/telehealth: an international perspective. Public health applications. Telemedicine Journal and E-Health: The Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association, 8(1), 35–48. https://doi.org/10.1089/15305620252933383
Mayman, G., Grodzinski, A., & Townsend, W. (2009, March). Web 2.0 and public health. Michigan Public Health Technology Conference, Lansing, MI.
Turner, A., Hawkins, B., Grodzinski, A., Campbell, T., Morrel-Samuels, S., Campbell, B., & Zimmerman, M. (2013, March). Using social media to engage young adults in an online intervention to prevent HIV/STIs [Poster]. 5th Annual Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) Community Engagement Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. http://prc.sph.umich.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/HOPE_Poster-michr-2013-final.pdf
Grodzinski, A., Garrity, A., Frazier-Kouassi, S., & Morrel-Samuels, S. (2013, November). Giving Back: Sharing the results of a community health survey to improve health outcomes. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
Grodzinski, A., Turner, A., Hawkins, B., Morrel-Samuels, S., Campbell, B., Campbell, T., Veinot, T., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2013, November). Implementing a social media marketing strategy to engage African American young adults in an online intervention to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
Garrity, A., Grodzinski, A., Frazier-Kouassi, S., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Committee, S. S. (2013, March). Making data useful: Using multiple methods to share the results of a community health survey to improve health [Poster]. 5th Annual Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) Community Engagement Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. http://prc.sph.umich.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/STYH-Dissemination-Poster-FINAL-2.pdf
Franzen, S., Bland, L., Reischl, T., Grodzinski, A., Campbell, T., Campbell, B., Kruger, D. J., & Zimmerman, M. (2013, November). Psychosocial predictors of healthy sex behaviors among African American young adults [Poster]. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
Reischl, T., Bland, L. B., Campbell, B., Grodzinski, A., Franzen, S., Morrel-Samuels, S., Simon, T., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2014, November). HIV/STI Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE): Effects on Healthy Sexuality Knowledge, perceived norms, efficacy and behavior.
Campbell, T., Veinot, T., & Grodzinski, A. (2014, November). Trust and engagement in an online social networking intervention focused on enhancing HIV/STD resilience among African American youth [Poster]. American Medical Informatics Association Conference, Washington, D.C.
Mayman, G., Grodzinski, A., Allee, N., Townsend, W., Perorazio, A., & Truong, H. (2008, May). Creating a roadmap: Web 2.0 and local public health practice. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Mayman, G., Townsend, W., Grodzinski, A., & Allee, N. (2009, May). Social technologies for health communications [Poster]. Medical Library Association, Honolulu, HI.
Mayman, G., Grodzinski, A., & Townsend, W. (2009, November). Creating a blog for your public health organization [Poster]. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Mayman, G., Grodzinski, A., & Townsend, W. (2009, March). Health marketing with Web 2.0 and social technologies. Michigan Public Health Technology Conference, Lansing, MI.
Grodzinski, A., Mayman, G., & Townsend, W. (2009, November). Web 2.0 for Public Health [Learning Institute Workshop]. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Mayman, G., Grodzinski, A., & Townsend, W. (2009, November). Web 2.0 and Local Public Health [Poster]. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Reischl, T., Franzen, S., Morrel-Samuels, S., Allen, J. O., Grodzinski, A., & Zimmerman, M. (2009, November). Multi-method Participatory Evaluation of a Community Beautification Program. Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Grodzinski, A., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Campbell, T. (2010, October 27). Lessons Learned in Creating an E-intervention to Prevent HIV and STDs. Michigan Premier Public Health Conference, Bay City, MI.
Grodzinski, A. (2009, November). Engaging Communities and Enhancing Collaboration: Harnessing the power of new media technology for cancer prevention and control. (Invited Keynote Address) [Keynote]. Michigan Cancer Consortium Annual Meeting, Lansing, MI.
Mayman, G., Townsend, W., & Grodzinski, A. (2009, March). Creating a blog for your health department. Michigan Public Health Technology Conference, Lansing, MI.
Grodzinski, A., & Mayman, G. (2009, August). Coaching, creativity and commitment: Training the workforce for Public Health 2.0. National Conference on Health Communication, Atlanta, GA.
Grodzinski, A. (2011, December 9). Social Media in Public Health [Paper]. Annual Meeting of the Michigan Oral Health Association, Lansing, MI.
Grodzinski, A. (2011, November). Social Media for Public Health [Paper]. Michigan Cancer Consortium Annual Meeting, Lansing, MI.
Messer-Gordon, D., Grodzinski, A., Bauermeister, J. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011, November). Sexting:  An emerging sexual behavior in online communities [Paper]. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
Campbell, B., Morrel-Samuels, S., Grodzinski, A., Bell, L., Sparks, A., Piechowski-Whitney, P., Vereen, D. R., & Zimmerman, M. (2010, November). Partners In Research: Engagement for Action. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.
Grodzinski, A., Morrel-Samuels, S., Franzen, S., Campbell, T., Campbell, B., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011, November). Lessons learned in planning and implementing an Internet-based intervention to prevent sexually transmitted infections among African-American young adults. [Paper]. Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
Grodzinski, A., Campbell, B., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2011, April). Lessons Learned in Developing and Implementing an e-intervention for  STD prevention and education [Paper]. PRC Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.