Dr. Gretchen Clum’s current work is focused on sexual violence on college campuses. She is currently conducting a pilot study of mindfulness as a violence prevention strategy, and she will be conducting a Sexual Violence Climate Survey on Tulane's campus. Dr. Clum has studied exposure to violence, mental health, substance use, and sexual risk behavior in vulnerable populations including HIV positive young women. She has an ongoing interest in exposure to violence, PTSD and health outcomes. She is interested in targeting mental health issues and bolstering resilience to prevent violence.
- Spriggs Madkour, A.,Clum, G.A., Miles, T.T., Wang, H., Jackson, K., Mather, F., Shakar, A. (2017). Parental influences on heavy episodic drinking development in the transition to early adulthood: Testing differences by parent and youth sex. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61, p. 147-154.
- Clum, G. A., Czaplicki, L., Andrinopoulos, K., Muessig, K., Hamvas, L., & Ellen, and the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions, J. M. (2013). Strategies and outcomes of HIV status disclosure in HIV-positive young women with abuse histories. AIDS patient care and STDs, 27(3), 191-200.
Selected Research Grants
T76MC04927 Johnson (PI) 8/1/2015-7/2020
Maternal and Child Public Health Training Program
To train MPH students for leadership roles in the field of Maternal and Child Health.
DP005050-01 Johnson (PI) 7/2014-9/2019
Tulane Prevention Research Center
Grant Amount: $750,000
To promote physical activity and reduce obesity in the region.
Courses with violence related topics
- SPHU 3500: Public Health Approaches to Sexual Violence
- GCHB 6510 Essential Issues in Maternal and Child Health