Publications

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Journals & Books

  • Kruger DJ, Greenberg E, Murphy JB, Difazio LA, Youra KR.  (2013). Local Concentration of Fast Food Outlets Is Associated with Poor Nutrition and Obesity. American Journal of Health Promotion, Epub. August 2013. 130813124549004.doi:10.4278/ajhp.111201-QUAN-437
  • Kruger, D. J., Turbeville, A. R., Greenberg, E. C., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2012). An increase in economic adversity is associated with poorer self-reported physical and mental health. Journal of Behavioral Health, 1(2), 134-137.
  • Kruger, D. J., Hamacher, L., Strugar-Fritsch, D., Shirey, L., Renda, E., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2010). Facilitating the development of a county health coverage plan with data from a community based health survey. Journal of Public Health Policy, 31(2), 199-211.
  • Kruger, D. J., Lewis, Y., & Schlemmer, E. (2010). Mapping a message for faith leaders: Encouraging community health promotion with local health data. Health Promotion Practice, 11(6), 837-844.
  • Kruger, D. J., & De Loney, E. H. (2009). The association of incarceration with community health and racial health disparities. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 3(2), 113-121.
  • Kruger, D. J., Shirey, L. A., Morrel-Samuels, S., Skorcz, S., & Brady, J. S. (2009). Using a community-based health survey as a tool for informing local health policy. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 15(1), 47-53.
  • Kruger, D. J., & Valerio, M. A. (2009). Association between psychosocial factors and asthma in a demographically representative adult sample. Journal of Asthma, 46(7),708-711.
  • Kruger, D. J. (2008). Verifying the operational definition of neighborhood for the psycho-social impact of structural deterioration. Journal of Community Psychology, 36(1), 53-60.
  • Kruger, D. J., Brady, J. S., & Shirey, L. A. (2008). Using GIS to facilitate community-based public health planning of diabetes intervention efforts. Health Promotion Practice, 9(1), 76-81.
  • Kruger, D. J., Reischl, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2008). Time perspective as a mechanism for functional developmental adaptation. Journal of Social, Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology, 2(1), 1-22.
  • Shirey, L. A., Griffith, D. M., Brady, J., Kruger, D. J., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Greene-Moton, E. (2008). Challenges and lessons learned in developing a community-based health survey. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 2(2), 99-104.
  • Woolley, M. E., Grogan-Kaylor, A., Gilster, M. E., Karb, R., Gant, L. M., Reischl, T. M., & Alaimo, K. (2008). Neighborhood social capital, poor physical conditions and school achievement. Children & Schools, 30(3), 133-145.
  • Kruger, D. J., Hutchison, P., Monroe, M. G., Reischl, T., & Morrel-Samuels, S. (2007). Assault injury rates, social capital, and fear of neighborhood crime. Journal of Community Psychology, 35(4), 483-498.
  • Kruger, D. J., Reischl, T .M., & Gee, G. C. (2007). Neighborhood social conditions mediate the association between physical deterioration and mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 40(3-4), 261-271.

Conference Presentations

  • Kruger, D. J. (2012, March). Effectively democratizing data: Facilitating public health practice with a community-based health survey. Invited presentation at the Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Public Health Education Spring Conference, Bay City, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J. (2012, April). Democratizing data for health promotion with a community-based survey.  Oral presentation at the National Health Promotion Summit, Washington, DC.
  • Kruger, D. J., Carrothers, J., & Greenberg, E. C. (2012, May). Increasing economic adversity is associated with worse self-reported physical and mental health. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., & De Loney, E. H. (2009, May). Incarceration of close others affects mental and physical health. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., Shirey, L., & Hamacher, L. (2009a, May). Using a community based survey to facilitate policy development. Poster presented at the Partners for Healthy Communities Symposium. Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J., Shirey, L., & Hamacher, L. (2009b, May). Using a community based survey to facilitate policy development. Poster presented at the Special Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., & Valerio, M., (2009, November). Association between psychosocial factors and asthma in a demographically representative adult population. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Valerio, M. A., Kruger, D. J., & Murthy, S. S. (2009, May). Exploring the association between psychosocial factors and asthma in an adult population. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society, San Diego, CA.
  • Campbell, B., Griffith, D. M., Shirey, L., Kruger, D. J., Robinson, K. J., & Leverette, E. (2008, October). Getting the facts: Using a local community health survey for community mobilization around HIV/AIDS. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  • DiFazio, L., & Kruger, D. J. (2008, March). Fast food locations and dietary habits in Genesee County, MI. Poster presented at the University of Michigan’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Research Scholars Research Forum, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J. (2008, December). Using geographical information systems for effective health assessment and evaluation. Oral presentation at the Center for Disease Control’s REACH U.S. Technical Assistance Workshop, Atlanta, GA.
  • Kruger, D. J., & De Loney, E. H. (2008, March). The impact of incarceration on community health disparities. Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Health Disparities Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • Kruger, D. J., & De Loney, E. H. (2008, May). Incarceration adversely affects the mental and physical health of friends and family members. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., De Loney, E. H., Sparks, A., & Sonnega, J. (2008, October). Health impact of incarceration on friends and family in the community. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Kruger, D. J., Hamacher, L., Shirey, L., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Lewis, Y. (2008, October). Establishing a county health insurance plan with the aid of a community based health survey. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Kruger, D. J., Shirey, L., White, A., Goldon, A., & De Loney, E. H. (2008, October). Using a community based public health survey to address restaurant tobacco policies. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Schornack, B. & Kruger, D. J. (2008, April). The relationship between the location of parks and gymnasiums with exercise and health in Genesee County, MI. Poster presented at the University of Michigan’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Spring Research Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Sonnega, J., & Kruger, D. J. (2008, May). Using a community based health survey to inform planning for sleep health promotion in an urban setting. Poster presented at the Society for Public Health Education Midyear Scientific Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Sonnega, J., & Kruger, D. J. (2008, October). Using a community based health survey to describe local rates of depression and anxiety and inform efforts at mental health promotion. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Wieseneck, S., Kruger, D. J., Matney, J., & Reischl, T. (2008, April). The relationship between fear of crime and a healthy lifestyle in Flint, MI. Oral presentation at the Michigan Epidemiology Conference, East Lansing, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J. (2007, March). Using community based research to facilitate action oriented health education. Invited talk at the Meeting of the Foundation for the International Medical Relief of Children, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J., & Lanthorn, H. (2007, May). The impact of three types of insecurity on mental and physical health. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., Shirey, L., Lewis, Y. (2007, October). Democratizing data: Local dissemination strategies for a community-based health survey. Paper presented at Michigan’s Premier Public Health Conference, Dearborn, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J. (2006, March). Using GIS for public health research. Invited poster presentation at the University of Michigan Health Sciences Poster Dinner, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J., Brady, J., & Shirey, L. (2006, November). Planning diabetes intervention efforts with geographical information systems. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Kruger, D. J., Noble, K., & Shirey, L. (2006, May). Using GIS to facilitate community lead screening efforts and evaluation. Poster presented at the Special Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., Zimmerman, M. A., & Morgenstern, H. (2006, May). The unique relationship of sleep problems to mental and physical health. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, New York, NY.
  • Lewis, Y., & Kruger, D. J. (2006, November). Mapping a message for faith leaders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  • Schlemmer, E. R., Kruger, D. J., & Lanthorn, H. E. (2006, March). Speak To Your Health! Community Survey. Poster presented at the Michigan Undergraduate Research Forum, Lansing, MI.
  • Schlemmer, E. R., Kruger, D. J., & Lanthorn, H. E. (2006, April). The influence of religious beliefs related to health on health behaviors. Poster presented at the University of Michigan’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Spring Research Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Brady, J., Kruger, D. J., & Shirey, L. (2005, August). Facilitating community understanding of survey data using a map library. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Kruger, D. J., Brady, J., Hutchison, P., Morrel-Samuels, S., Reischl, T. M., Shirey, L., & Zimmerman, M. (2005, May). Using geographical information systems to facilitate community based interventions. Poster presented at the Special Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., Brady, J., Lewis, E. Y., & Shirey, L. (2005, March). Using geographical information systems to facilitate community based public health planning of diabetes intervention efforts. Paper presented at the 19th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA.
  • Kruger, D. J., Brady, J., & Shirey, L. (2005, June). Understanding diabetes risk and enhancing community intervention efforts. Poster presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Urbana, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., Brady, J., Shirey, L., & Sparks, A. (2005, June). Neighborhood physical conditions and perceptions of social conditions. Poster presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Urbana, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., Reischl, T. M., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Zimmerman, M. (2005, May). Assault injuries and perceptions of neighborhood crime and safety. Poster presented at the Special Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Kruger, D. J., & Sparks, A. (2005, June). Youth violence, perceptions of community characteristics, and civic engagement. Poster presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Urbana, IL.
  • Reischl, T., & Lewis, Y. (2005, June). Spiritual engagement and health: Learning from a community survey. Poster presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference, Urbana, IL.
  • Shirey, L. A., Brady, J., Greene-Moton, E., Kruger, D. J., Griffith, D. M., Ischei, P., et al. (2005, December). Challenges and lessons learned developing a community-based health survey. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Alaimo, K., Brady, J., Greene-Moton, E., Isichei, P., Kruger, D., Morrel-Samuels, S., Reischl, T., Shirey, L. (2004, February). Prevention Research Center of Michigan: Speak To your Health! Community Survey. Presentation at the National Conference in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Washington, DC.
  • Hearst, M. (2004, May). Does individual-level trust and social support alter the effects of perceived discrimination on self-reported health status? Poster presentation at the Interdisciplinary Conversations on Social Capital Conference, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Hicken, M., Zimmerman, M., & Green-Moton, E. (2004, November). Social environment and mental health: Moderating effects of racial identity on discrimination. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  • Kruger, D. J., & Reischl, T. (2004, November). Understanding the relationship of neighborhood conditions and perceptions to mental health. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  • Kruger, D. J., Shirey, L., & Morrel-Samuels, S. (2004, August). The PRC Speak To Your Health Community Survey. Invited symposium at the Annual Conference of the Michigan Association for Local Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Kruger, D. J., & Shirey, L., & Brady, J. (2004, November). Using geographical information systems to facilitate community based public health planning. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  • Morrel-Samuels, S., Reischl, T. M., Kruger, D. J., Zimmerman, M., & Ivy, W. (2004, June). Assault injuries and perceptions of neighborhood safety in Genesee County, Michigan, U.S.A. Poster presented at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Vienna, Austria.