June 12, 2017

James Raczynski, Ph.D., F.A.H.A

James Raczynski
Professor and Founding Dean
 

Education

1980 – Ph.D. (Psychology Department), The Pennsylvania State University
1978 – MS (Psychology Department), The Pennsylvania State University
1972 – BA (Psychology), Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Research Interest

Prevention of cardiovascular disease, racial and ethnic health disparities, social determinants of health

Current Research Projects

Establishing an Exploratory NCMHD Research Center of Excellence in Arkansas (National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities)

Courses Taught

  • HBHE 6212 -Applied and Behavioral Research Methods (co-taught)
  • COPH 5346/6346 – Social Epidemiology (co-taught)
  • COPH 6438-Fundamentals of Research (co-taught)

Recent Publications

Aelion CM, Airhihenbuwa CO, Alemagno S, Amler RW, Arnett DK, Balas A, Bertozzi S, Blakely CH, Boerwinkle E, Brandt-Rauf P, Buekens PM, Chandler GT, Chang RW, Clark JE, Cleary PD, Curran JW, Curry SJ, Diez Roux AV, Dittus R, Ellerbeck EF, El-Mohandes A, Eriksen MP, Erwin PC, Evans G, Finnegan JR Jr, Fried LP, Frumkin H, GaleaS, Goff DC Jr, Goldman LR, Guilarte TR, Rivera-Gutiérrez R, Halverson PK, Hand GA, Harris CM, Healton CG, Hennig N, Heymann J, Hunter D, Hwang W, Jones RM, Klag MJ, Klesges LM, Lahey T, Lawlor EF, Maddock J, Martin WJ, Mazzaschi AJ, Michael M, Mohammed SD, Nasca PC, Nash D, Ogunseitan OA, Perez RA, Perri M, Petersen DJ, Peterson DV, Philbert M, Pinto-Martin J, Raczynski JM, et al.The US Cancer Moonshot initiative.Lancet Oncol. 2016 May;17(5):e178-80.

Calhoun JG, McElligott JE, Weist EM, Raczynski JM. Core competencies for doctoral education in public health. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jan;102(1):22-9. Epub 2011 Nov 28.

Phillips MM, Goodell M, Raczynski JM, Philyaw Perez AG.Creating and using index scores in the analysis of school policy implementation and impact. J Sch Health. 2012 Jun;82(6):253-61

Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z, Leviton LC. The Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Reduce Childhood Obesity: Conceptualization, Design, and Special Challenges. Am J Community Psychol. 2012 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print

Krukowski RA, Philyaw Perez AG, Bursac Z, Goodell M, Raczynski JM, Smith West D, Phillips MM. Development and evaluation of the School Cafeteria Nutrition Assessment measures. J Sch Health. 2011; 81: 427-432.