Melissa K Tibbits, PhD

Associate Professor

  • 199 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
20072020
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Research Output 2009 2020

  • 199 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article
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2020
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adolescent perspectives on addressing teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in the classroom and beyond

Fisher, C. M., Kerr, L., Ezer, P., Kneip Pelster, A. D., Coleman, J. D. & Tibbits, M., Jan 2 2020, In : Sex Education. 20, 1, p. 90-100 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex education
pregnancy
adolescent
classroom
youth research
2019
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Social Class
Mental Health
Safety
Cross-Sectional Studies

Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Trends, Barriers, and Promotion Methods Among American Indian/Alaska Native and Non-Hispanic White Adolescents in Michigan 2006–2015

Kashani, B. M., Tibbits, M., Potter, R. C., Gofin, R., Westman, L. & Watanabe-Galloway, S., Jun 15 2019, In : Journal of Community Health. 44, 3, p. 436-443 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

North American Indians
American Indian
vaccination
Vaccination
promotion
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of a Massage Therapy Intervention for Pediatric Palliative Care Patients and Their Family Caregivers

Weekly, T., Riley, B., Wichman, C. S., Tibbits, M. K. & Weaver, M. S., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Palliative Care. 34, 3, p. 164-167 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Massage
Palliative Care
Caregivers
Pediatrics
Leg
Patient-Centered Care
School Health Services
Medicaid
Managed Care Programs
Linear Models
1 Citation (Scopus)

Patient-Centered Medical Home Measurement in School-Based Health Centers

Gregg, A., Chen, L. W., Kim, J., Tak, H. J. & Tibbits, M., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of School Nursing. 35, 3, p. 189-202 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-Centered Care
School Health Services
Quality of Health Care
Medical Schools
Statistical Factor Analysis

Smoking Households Give Less to Charity

Siahpush, M., Tibbits, M., Maloney, S., Johansson, P., Grimm, B., Nguyen, M., Soliman, G. A., Wani, R. J. & Singh, G. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

smoking
money
aptitude
happiness
social capital
Prenatal Education
Health Education
Pregnancy
Breast Feeding
Alcohols
2018

Demographic differences in healthy food purchases in a corner store intervention

Tibbits, M. K., Wang, H., Soliman, G., Schram, S., Balluff, M., Grimm, B. L. & Siahpush, M., Oct 2 2018, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 13, 4, p. 531-539 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

purchase
Demography
food
Food
customer
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Adolescent Health

Promoting condom use through a youth-focused community-wide free condom distribution initiative

Tibbits, M. K., Ndashe, T. P., King, K. & Siahpush, M., Nov 2018, In : American journal of public health. 108, 11, p. 1506-1508 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Condoms
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Retrospective Evaluation to Determine the Effectiveness of Public Health Leadership Institutes

Grimm, B. L., Tibbits, M. K., Soliman, G. A. & Siahpush, M., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Leadership Studies. 11, 1, p. 6-19 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public health
leadership
evaluation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Healthy Families: A Family-Based Community Intervention To Address Childhood Obesity

Dinkel, D., Tibbits, M., Hanigan, E., Nielsen, K., Jorgensen, L. & Grant, K., Oct 2 2017, In : Journal of Community Health Nursing. 34, 4, p. 190-202 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Self Efficacy
Beverages
Health Behavior
Parents
1 Citation (Scopus)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Health and Medicine Division
Practice Guidelines
Organizations
Interviews
5 Citations (Scopus)

Neighbourhood exposure to point-of-sale price promotions for cigarettes is associated with financial stress among smokers: Results from a populationbased study

Siahpush, M., Tibbits, M. K., Soliman, G. A., Grimm, B. L., Shaikh, R. A., McCarthy, M., Wan, N., Ramos, A. K. & Correa, A., Nov 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco control. 26, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sale
Tobacco Products
promotion
smoking
audit
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Healthy Neighborhood Stores: Key Recommendations for Working with Owners of Small Stores in Communities of High Need

Smith, T. M., Schram, S., Tibbits, M., Wang, H. & Balluff, M., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 116, 3, p. 395-398 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health promotion
Food Supply
Nutritive Value
Poverty
poverty
1 Citation (Scopus)

Longitudinal patterns of active leisure among South African youth: Gender differences and associations with health risk behaviours

Tibbits, M. K., Caldwell, L. L., Smith, E. A., Vergnani, T. & Wegner, L., Jan 1 2016, In : World Leisure Journal. 58, 1, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure Activities
Risk-Taking
health risk
health behavior
risk behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)

Point-of-sale cigarette marketing and smoking-induced deprivation in smokers: Results from a population-based survey

Siahpush, M., Shaikh, R. A., Robbins, R. E., Tibbits, M. K., Kessler, A. S., Soliman, G., McCarthy, M. & Singh, G. K., Apr 28 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, 2992.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Marketing
Tobacco Products
Smoking
Population
Smoke
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social disparities in exposure to point-of-sale cigarette marketing

Siahpush, M., Farazi, P. A., Kim, J., Michaud, T. L., Yoder, A. M., Soliman, G., Tibbits, M. K., Nguyen, M. N. & Shaikh, R. A., Dec 21 2016, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 13, 12, 1263.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Marketing
Tobacco Products
Logistic Models
Telephone
9 Citations (Scopus)
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tobacco Use
Smoking Cessation
Age Groups
Population
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Association between duration of use of pharmacotherapy and smoking cessation: Findings from a national survey

Siahpush, M., Shaikh, R. A., McCarthy, M., Sikora Kessler, A., Tibbits, M. K. & Singh, G. K., 2015, In : BMJ open. 5, 1, e006229.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoking Cessation
Nicotine
Prescriptions
Drug Therapy
Smoking
12 Citations (Scopus)

Dieting Increases the Likelihood of Subsequent Obesity and BMI Gain: Results from a Prospective Study of an Australian National Sample

Siahpush, M., Tibbits, M. K., Shaikh, R. A., Singh, G. K., Sikora Kessler, A. & Huang, T. T. K., Oct 28 2015, In : International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 22, 5, p. 662-671 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Mass Index
Obesity
Prospective Studies
Diet
Weights and Measures
2014
16 Citations (Scopus)

It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: Findings from the 1997-2004 national health interview survey-national death index linkage study

Siahpush, M., Singh, G. K., Tibbits, M. K., Pinard, C., Shaikh, R. A. & Yaroch, A., Sep 2014, In : Tobacco control. 23, 5, p. 395-402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Surveys
mortality
Fats
Interviews
death
2 Citations (Scopus)

Partners for a Healthy City: Implementing policies and environmental changes within organizations to promote health

Feyerherm, L., Tibbits, M., Wang, H., Schram, S. & Balluff, M., Jul 2014, In : American journal of public health. 104, 7, p. 1165-1168 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Policy
Organizations
Health
Beverages
Obesity
21 Citations (Scopus)

Prolonged financial stress predicts subsequent obesity: Results from a prospective study of an Australian national sample

Siahpush, M., Huang, T. T. K., Sikora, A., Tibbits, M. K., Shaikh, R. A. & Singh, G. K., Feb 1 2014, In : Obesity. 22, 2, p. 616-621 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Prospective Studies
Education
Research
Social Class
4 Citations (Scopus)
physical activity
promotion
Exercise
staff
evidence
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)

The association of lone-motherhood with smoking cessation and relapse: Prospective results from an Australian national study

Siahpush, M., Shaikh, R. A., Tibbits, M. K., Huang, T. T. K. & Singh, G. K., Jul 1 2013, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 10, 7, p. 2906-2919 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoking Cessation
Mothers
Recurrence
Social Support
Mental Health
6 Citations (Scopus)

The role of alcohol use on recent trends in distracted driving

Wilson, F., Stimpson, J. P. & Tibbits, M. K., Oct 1 2013, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 60, p. 189-192 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohols
alcohol
death
trend
road
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of HealthWise South Africa on polydrug use and high-risk sexual behavior

Tibbits, M. K., Smith, E. A., Caldwell, L. L. & Flisher, A. J., Aug 1 2011, In : Health Education Research. 26, 4, p. 653-663 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk-Taking
South Africa
Sexual Behavior
risk behavior
substance abuse
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)

Profiles of protection from substance use among adolescents

Syvertsen, A. K., Cleveland, M. J., Gayles, J. G., Tibbits, M. K. & Faulk, M. T., Jan 1 2010, In : Prevention Science. 11, 2, p. 185-196 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohols
Communication
Tobacco Use
Tobacco Products
Protective Factors
46 Citations (Scopus)

Sustaining evidence-based interventions under real-world conditions: Results from a large-scale diffusion project

Tibbits, M. K., Bumbarger, B. K., Kyler, S. J. & Perkins, D. F., Sep 1 2010, In : Prevention Science. 11, 3, p. 252-262 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Program Evaluation
Crime
Administrative Personnel
Violence
Research
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

The relation between profiles of leisure activity participation and substance use among south african youth

Tibbits, M. K., Caldwell, L. L., Smith, E. A. & Wegner, L., Jan 1 2009, In : World Leisure Journal. 51, 3, p. 150-159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure Activities
participation
Hobbies
Recreation
Adolescent Behavior