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Maureen Black, PhD

  • Professor - Adjunct

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University of Maryland School of Medicine
737 W. Lombard Street, Room 161
Baltimore, Maryland 21201


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PhD, Emory University, 1978
MA, University of Southern California, 1973


Evaluation of nutrition and caregiving intervention programs on the health and development of young children.

Honors and Awards

Inter-institutional Collaboration - Regent's Award, University of Maryland Kirksey Lectureship, Dept of Nutrition, Purdue University Past President, Division of Child, Youth and Family Services, American Psychological Association Past President, Society of Pediatric Psychology, American Psychological Association Fellow, American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society John A. Scholl Endowed Professor of Pediatrics Society of Pediatric Psychology, Logan Wright Research Award

  • International Health Child Development Micronutrient Supplementation Malnutrition and Obesity Adolescent Parenting
  • Ackerman JP, Riggins T, Black, M.M. (2010). A review of the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure among school-age children.  Pediatrics, 125, 554-565.

  • Ramos-Marcus F, Oberlander S, Papas, M. McNary S, Hurley K, Black MM. (2010) Stability of maternal depressive symptoms among urban, low-income, African American adolescent mothers. Journal of Affective Disorders, 122, 68-75.

  • Hager E, McGill A, Black MM. (2010). Development and validation of a toddler silhouette scale. Obesity, 18, 397-401

  • Oberlander SE, Miller WR, Houston AM, Black MM. (2010) A seven-year investigation of marital expectations and marriage among low-income, urban, African American adolescent mothers. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 31-40.

  • Kiser L., Medoff D, Black MM, Nurse W, Fiese BF. (2010) Family mealtime Q-Sort: A measure of mealtime practices. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 92-96.