Maryann Mason

  • 246 Citations
20062020
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Research Interests

I am interested in child and adolescent well-being as fostered by community conditions. As a sociologist I work to understand environmental, cultural, institutional and social influences on child and adolescent well being in low resourced and minority communities. I have experience and interest in community engaged scholarship. I currently lead an Evaluation Core in the Smith Child Health Research, Outreach and Advocacy Center.

I have worked in the areas of injury and obesity prevention with a focus on community programming and environmental interventions. My focus is on collaborative research and evaluation to improve the health and well-being of children and their communities with emphasis on socio-ecological approaches to health.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Loyola University-Chicago

… → 1998

Keywords

  • Community Medicine
  • Injury Prevention
  • Obesity
  • Pediatrics
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Violence Prevention

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Grants 2011 2020

Research Output 2006 2018

  • 246 Citations
  • 33 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

A Community-Partnered Approach to Inform a Culturally Relevant Health Promotion Intervention for Stroke

Eisenstein, A. R., Song, S., Mason, M., Kandula, N. R., Richards, C., Aggarwal, N. T. & Prabhakaran, S. K., Oct 1 2018, In : Health Education and Behavior. 45, 5, p. 697-705 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Promotion
Stroke
Focus Groups
Education
Vulnerable Populations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cross sectional analysis of Chicago vs suburban Cook County suicide deaths among 10–24-year-olds in the Illinois violent death reporting system

Quimby, E. G., McLone, S. G., Mason, M. & Sheehan, K., Apr 1 2018, In : Injury Epidemiology. 5, 1, p. 41-46 6 p., 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suicide
Cross-Sectional Studies
Hispanic Americans
Mental Health
Age Groups

Educational Attainment of Male Homicide Victims Aged 18 to 24 Years in Chicago: 2006 to 2015

Hazekamp, C., McLone, S., Yousuf, S., Mason, M. & Sheehan, K. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homicide
Wounds and Injuries
Social Justice
Censuses
Health Care Costs
Public Housing
public housing
Parenting
housing
Mothers

Child deaths of undetermined intent: An analysis of circumstances using Illinois Violent Death Reporting System data

Wu, H. W., McLone, S. G., Mason, M. & Sheehan, K. M., May 25 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Systems
Research Design
Hispanic Americans
Public Health Surveillance
Purpura