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Flavio Marsiglia

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Bio

Dr. Flavio F. Marsiglia is Regents' Professor and the Distinguished Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health at the Arizona State University (ASU) School of Social Work. He is also the Director of the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC).  SIRC is an exploratory center of excellence on minority health and health disparities research funded by the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  

He received his Ph.D. in social work from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and his MSW from the School of Social Work at the University of the Republic in Uruguay.   Before starting his full time academic career, he was a school social worker with the Bilingual Multicultural Department and later he was a research scientist with the Cleveland Public Schools. In Arizona, Dr. Marsiglia has been Principal Investigator of numerous clinical research studies such as Familias Sanas/Healthy Families, a hospital-based intervention study aimed at improving the interconception care of Latina mothers funded by the Centers of Medicare/ Medicaid Services (HHS). In partnership with several Arizona school districts and with support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the NIH, he and his collaborators developed and tested keepin’ it REAL – a substance abuse prevention Model Program for middle school students.  The manualized and ASU licensed intervention is now being implemented across the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Marsiglia was the Principal Investigator of a NIDA/NIH funded social work research infrastructure grant, starting SIRC in 2002. The current SIRC center grant funded by NIMHD/NIH is developing and testing new interventions addressing obesity among Latino youth, substance use prevention of recent Mexican immigrant youth through a family intervention and a prevention program for urban American Indian youth.

Dr. Marsiglia has authored and co-authored more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles, numerous book chapters and has co-authored with Stephen Kulis a book entitled “Diversity, Oppression and Change: Culturally Grounded Social Work” now in its second edition.  He serves on numerous scientific editorial boards; he served on boards of national professional organizations such as the Society for Social Work and Research and the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research.  He also serves on NIH scientific review panels and other NIH special emphasis review panels. He is the president of the Association of Latina Latino Social Work Educators (ALLSWE).

Some of his most recent recognitions include the 2012 Community, Culture and Prevention Science Award granted by the Society for Prevention Research in recognition of “research that enhances the understanding, development, and adaptation of effective prevention strategies for traditionally underserved populations, including racial and ethnic groups.”  Since 2012, he is a member of the National Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. In 2014, he received the Google Award for Diversity and Inclusion, Arizona State University.  The same year he joined the Inaugural Class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research.

He coordinates an ongoing international scholars’ exchange program at SIRC and conducts research and training in partnership with universities in China, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan and Uruguay.  He is a Distinguished International Affiliate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Jangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang-China.  He is also an Affiliate Professor of the Graduate Program in Social Work and Social Sciences, Masters in Intervention Research, Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain.

Research Interests

  • Minority health and health disparities
  • Youth drug abuse & HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Cultural diveristy and social work; Latino/global health emphasis

Courses

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SWG 533 Diversity/Oppression/Soc Work

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
SWG 612 Social Work with Groups

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Ayón, C., Williams, L. R., Marsiglia, F. F., Ayers, S., & Kiehne, E.. A latent profile analysis of Latino parenting: The infusion of cultural values on family conflict.. Families in Society (2015).

  2. Hoffman, S., Marsiglia, F. F. & Ayers, S.. Religiosity and migration aspirations among Mexican youth. Journal of International Migration and Integration (2015).

  3. Hoffman, S., Marsiglia, F. F., Lambert, M. C., & Porta, M. A. Psychometric assessment of the newest vital sign among youth in Guatemala City.. Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior (2015).

  4. Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., Booth, J. M., Nuño-Gutiérrez, B. L. & Robbins, D. E. (2015).. Long term effects of the keepin’it REAL model program in Mexico: Substance use trajectories of Guadalajara middle school students.. Journal of Primary Prevention (2015).

  5. Melnyk BM, Jacobson D, Kelly SA, Belyea MJ, Shaibi GQ, Small L, O’Haver JA, Marsiglia FF.. Twelve-month effects of the COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN program on overweight and depressive symptoms in high school adolescents. Journal of School Health (2015).

  6. Nieri, T., Apkarian, J., Kulis, S., & Marsiglia, F. F.. Effects of a youth substance use prevention program on stealing, fighting, and weapon use.. Journal of Primary Prevention (2015).

  7. Totura, C., Warthon, C., Figueroa, H.L., Marsiglia, F. F.. Assessing implementation of evidence-based childhood obesity prevention strategies in schools.. Preventive Medicine Reports (2015).

  8. Williams, L. R., Marsiglia, F. F., Baldwin, A., & Ayers, S.. Unintended effects of an intervention supporting Mexican-heritage youth: Decreased parent heavy drinking.. Research on Social Work Practice (2015).

  9. Marsiglia, F. F. & Kulis, S.. Diversity, oppression, and change: Culturally grounded social work .. Lyceum Books (2015).

  10. Book chapter: Martinez, M., Marsiglia, F. F., Ayers, S., & Nuño-Gutierrez, B. L.. Substance use, religion and mexican adolescent intentions to use drugs.. Public health, social work and health inequalities. Nova Publishers (2015).

  11. Booth, J., Marsiglia, F. F., Nuño-Gutiérrez, B., García-Pérez, H. (2014).. The association between engaging in romantic relationships and Mexican adolescent substance use offers: Exploring gender differences.. Substance Use & Misuse, (2014).

  12. Hoffman, S. & Marsiglia, F. F. (2014).. The Impact of religiosity on suicidal ideation among youth in central Mexico. Journal of Religion & Health, (2014).

  13. Marsiglia, F. F., Booth, J., Ayers, S. L., Nuño-Gutiérrez, B. L., Kulis, S., & Hoffman.. Short term effects on substance use of the keepin’it REAL pilot prevention program: Linguistically adapted for youth in Jalisco, Mexico.. Prevention Science (2014).

  14. Marsiglia, F. F., Nagoshi, J., Parsai, M. B., Booth, J., & Castro, F. G.. The parent-child acculturation gap, parental monitoring, and substance use in Mexican heritage adolescents in Mexican neighborhoods of the Southwest US.. Journal of Community Psychology (2014).

  15. Marsiglia, F. F., Williams, R. L., Ayers, S. L., & Booth, J.. Familias Preparando la Nueva Generación: A randomized control trial testing the effects on positive parenting practices.. Research on Social Work Practice. (2014).

  16. Marsiglia, F.F., Nagoshi, J. L., Parsai, M. & Castro, F. G.. The effects of parental acculturation and parenting practices on the substance use of Mexican-heritage adolescents from Southwestern Mexican neighborhoods.. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, (2014).

  17. Okamoto, S. K., Kulis, S., Marsiglia, F. F., Holleran-Steiker, L. K., & Dustman, P.. A continuum of approaches toward developing culturally focused prevention interventions: From adaptation to grounding.. The Journal of Primary Prevention, (2014).

  18. Book chapter: Marsiglia, F. F., Gallagher, J., Secakuku-Baker, D. & Booth, J. M.. Community engagement and HIV prevention with American Indian/Alaskan Native communities: Working with the whole person.. Innovations in HIV prevention research and practice through community engagement. Springer (2014).

  19. Marsiglia, F. F., Becerra, D. & Booth, J. M.. Alcohol and drug problems: Prevention. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Oxford University Press (2013).

  20. Marsiglia, F. F., Booth, J., & Baldwin, A.. Individual practice with undocumented immigrants. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Oxford University Press (2013).

  21. 10. Marsiglia, F. F., Jacobs, B. Nieri, T., Smith, S. J., Salamone, D., Booth, J.. Effects of an undergraduate HIV/AIDS biology course on students’ HIV risk.. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services (2013).

  22. Ayers, S. L., Kulis, S. & Marsiglia, F. F.. The impact of ethnoracial appearance on substance use in Mexican heritage adolescents in the Southwest United Sates.. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences (2013).

  23. Ayers, S.L., Kulis, S. & Marsiglia, F.F.. The impact of ethnoracial appearance on substance use in Mexican heritage adolescents in the Southwest United Sates. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences (2013).

  24. Connors, K., Coonrod, D., Habak, P., Ayers, S. L., & Marsiglia, F. F.. Birth outcomes of patients enrolled in Familias Sanas research project.. Research in the Sociology of Health Care, (2013).

  25. Marsiglia, F. F., Booth, J., Baldwin, A., & Ayers, S.. Acculturation and life satisfaction among immigrant Mexican adults.. Advances in Social Work (2013).

  26. Marsiglia, F. F., Booth, J., Baldwin, A., Ayers, S.. Acculturation and life satisfaction among immigrant Mexican adults.. Advances in Social Work, (2013).

  27. Marsiglia, F. F., Jacobs, B. Nieri, T., Smith, S. J., Salamone, D., Booth, J.. Effects of an undergraduate HIV/AIDS biology course on students’ HIV risk.. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services (2013).

  28. Melnyk, B. M., Kelly, S., Jacobson, D., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., O’Haver, J. & Marsiglia, F. F.. The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN randomized controlled trial with culturally diverse high school adolescents: Baseline Characteristics and Methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials (2013).

  29. Melnyk, B. M., Kelly, S., Jacobson, D., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., O’Haver, J. & Marsiglia, F. F.. The COPE Healthy Lifestyles TEEN randomized controlled trial with culturally diverse high school adolescents: Baseline Characteristics and Methods.. Contemporary Clinical Trials, , (2013).

  30. Melnyk, B., Jacobson, D., Kelly, S., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., O’Haver, J., & Marsiglia, F.. Promoting healthy lifestyles in high school adolescents: A randomized controlled trial.. American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2013).

  31. Melnyk, B., Jacobson, D., Kelly, S., Belyea, M., Shaibi, G., Small, L., O’Haver, J., & Marsiglia, F.. Promoting healthy lifestyles in high school adolescents: A randomized controlled trial. .. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, (2013).

  32. Rhodes, SD, Daniel, J, Alonzo, J., Duck, S., Garcia, M, Downs, M., Hergenrather, K.C., Alegria-Ortega, J., Miller, C., Boeving, A.A, Gilbert P.A., Marsiglia F.F.. A systematic community-based participatory approach to refining an evidence-based community-level intervention: The HOLA intervention for Latino men who have sex with men.. Health Promotion Practice (2013).

  33. Rhodes, SD, Daniel, J, Alonzo, J., Duck, S., Garcia, M, Downs, M., Hergenrather, K.C., Alegria-Ortega, J., Miller, C., Boeving, A.A, Gilbert P.A., Marsiglia F.F.. A systematic community-based participatory approach to refining an evidence-based community-level intervention: The HOLA intervention for Latino men who have sex with men.. Health Promotion Practice. 14, (2013).

  34. Book chapter: Castro, F. G., Kellinson, J. G., & Marsiglia, F. F.. Ethnic and cultural minority populations. Addictions: A Comprehensive Guidebook. New York: Oxford University Press (2013).

  35. Book chapter: Connors, K., Coonrod, D., Habak, P., Ayers, S. L., & Marsiglia, F. F.. Birth outcomes of patients enrolled in "Familias Sanas" research project. Social Determinants, Health Disparities and Linkages to Health and Health Care (Research in the Sociology of Health Care). Emerald Group Publishing Limited (2013).

  36. Book chapter: Marsiglia, F. F.. Social work practice with Mexican Americans. Decolonizing Social Work. Surrey, England: Ashgate (2013).

  37. Book chapter: Marsiglia, F. F. & Booth, J.. Empirical status of culturally competent practices. Social Work Practice in the Addictions. New York: Springer (2013).

  38. Ayers, S., Marsiglia, F. F., Hoffman, S., Urbaeva, J., & Booth, J. (2012).. Mexican adolescents’ risk y sexual behavior and migration intentions.. International Journal of Migration Heath & Social Care (2012).

  39. Bermúdez-Parsai, M., Mullins-Geiger, J., Marsiglia, F. F., Coonrod, D. (2012).. Acculturation and Health Care Utilization among Mexican Heritage Women in the United States.. Maternal and Child Health Journal (2012).

  40. Booth, J., Marsiglia, F. F., & Ayers, S.. Neighborhood safety and psychological distress: Exploring protective factors.. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare (2012).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Marsiglia,Flavio * . Residual: Flavio Marsiglia. FPR (6/2/2016 - 6/30/2021).
  2. Lee,Rebecca Elizabeth * , Bruening,Meredith Margaret , Crespo,Noe Cuauhtemoc , Marsiglia,Flavio , Shaibi,Gabriel , Todd,Michael Wayne , Wolfersteig,Wendy L * , Marsiglia,Flavio , Marsiglia,Flavio * , Brown,Eddie Frank , Kulis,Stephen Stanley , Shaibi,Gabriel , Yabiku,Scott Thomas , Wolfersteig,Wendy L * , Marsiglia,Flavio , Marsiglia,Flavio , Marsiglia,Flavio , . Partnering for PA in Early Childhood: Sustainability via Active Garden Education. HHS-NIH-NCMHD (4/1/2016 - 11/30/2020).
  3. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Training Plan for Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities. GOYFF (1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016).
  4. Marsiglia,Flavio * Ayers,Stephanie L Kulis,Stephen Stanley Smokowski,Paul Richard . keepin' It REAL in Mexico: An Adaptation and Multisite RCT. HHS-NIH-NIDA (9/15/2015 - 7/31/2020).
  5. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . St Mary's Food Bank Alliance Hunger Free Summer Hubs Needs Assessment (ASUF 30006777). ASU FDN (9/1/2015 - 4/30/2017).
  6. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Evaluation for CCR Program. PHX INDIAN CTR. (9/1/2015 - 9/30/2016).
  7. Glick,Jennifer Elyse * , Bradley,Robert , Bradley,Robert , Herbst,Chris M , Lara-Valencia,Francisco , Marsiglia,Flavio , Santos,Carlos Eduardo , Wilkens,Natalie Desrochers , Yabiku,Scott Thomas , . Family Migration and Early Life Outcomes. HHS-NIH-NICHD (7/31/2015 - 6/30/2020).
  8. Marsiglia,Flavio * Dustman,Patricia Jo . The Development and Evaluation of the Ho'ouna Pono Drug Prevention Curriculum. (7/15/2015 - 4/30/2019).
  9. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Coordinated Maricopa County Community Health Assessment. MARICOPA CNTY (7/13/2015 - 12/31/2016).
  10. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Year 3: Brighter Futures for Florence Families: Youth and Parent Education for Substance UseAbuse Prevention. GOYFF (7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016).
  11. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Capacity Building - Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. MARICOPA CNTY-DEPT HEALTH SVCS (7/1/2015 - 6/30/2020).
  12. Marsiglia,Flavio . ChildHelp Curriculum. ChildHelp (6/1/2015 - 8/31/2015).
  13. Marsiglia,Flavio . Substance Abuse Epidemiology Work Group. GOYFF (5/1/2015 - 12/31/2015).
  14. Marsiglia,Flavio . Keepin' It Real Substance Abuse Program. MARICOPA ATNY OFC (4/1/2015 - 9/30/2015).
  15. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Brighter Futures for Florence Families - Expanded. GOYFF (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015).
  16. Marsiglia,Flavio . Speak Up Be Safe Program Evaluation. ChildHelp (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015).
  17. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Pregnant Postpartum Women Program. NACA (10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017).
  18. Marsiglia,Flavio * Glick,Jennifer Elyse Sangalang,Cindy C . Advancing Health Equity Through Multi-Level Cultural Determinants Research. HHS-NIH-NCMHD (9/25/2014 - 9/24/2016).
  19. Marsiglia,Flavio . Year 2: Brighter Futures for Florence Families: Youth and Parent Education for Substance UseAbuse Prevention. GOYFF (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015).
  20. Marsiglia,Flavio . Blackwater OIE. BLACKWATER (9/1/2013 - 8/31/2017).
  21. Marsiglia,Flavio . Program Review Evaluation of the Friendly House Parent Education Program. FRIENDLY HOUSE (8/1/2013 - 7/15/2016).
  22. Marsiglia,Flavio . Brighter Futures for Florence Families: Youth and Parent Education for Substance UseAbuse Prevention. GOYFF (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014).
  23. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio . Blackwater 21st Century Evaluation. BLACKWATER (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2016).
  24. Wolfersteig,Wendy L * Marsiglia,Flavio Marsiglia,Flavio . Tobacco-Free Campus and Obesity ROI Project. MARICOPA CNTY-DEPT HEALTH SVCS (2/1/2013 - 6/30/2016).
  25. Marsiglia,Flavio . Gila Crossing School Evaluation. GILA CROSSING COMM SCHL (9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013).
  26. Marsiglia,Flavio * Marsiglia,Flavio * Brown,Eddie Frank Gillmore,Mary Louise Rogers Kulis,Stephen Stanley Shaibi,Gabriel Yabiku,Scott Thomas . SIRC Health Disparities Research: Cultural Processes in Risk and Resiliency. HHS-NIH-NCMHD (6/1/2012 - 1/31/2017).
  27. Marsiglia,Flavio * . Compensation and Credentials of Arizonas Early Care and Education Survey Report. (5/7/2012 - 1/22/2013).
  28. Marsiglia,Flavio * Marsiglia,Flavio * . State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW). GOYFF (3/1/2012 - 6/30/2014).
  29. Marsiglia,Flavio * . The City of Phoenix HOPE VI Project. CITY OF PHOENIX (10/1/2011 - 12/30/2016).
  30. Hawthorne,April Alexandria * Marsiglia,Flavio . Asthma Disparities in Latino Children: Acculturation Illness Representations CAM. OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (9/1/2011 - 10/31/2014).
  31. Totura,Christine * Marsiglia,Flavio . Evidence-Based Approach for Developing Public Health Policy Initiatives in Maricopa County. MARICOPA CNTY-DEPT HEALTH SVCS (7/1/2011 - 6/30/2012).
  32. Marsiglia,Flavio * . State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW). GOYFF (5/18/2011 - 12/31/2011).
  33. Marsiglia,Flavio * Marsiglia,Flavio * . MCHD - Evaluator for Teen Outreach Program. MARICOPA CNTY-DEPT HEALTH SVCS (1/24/2011 - 12/31/2015).
  34. Kulis,Stephen Stanley * Marsiglia,Flavio . Gender Roles and Substance Use in Mexican American Adolescents (Julieann Nagoshi Fellowship). HHS-NIH-NIDA (8/1/2010 - 7/31/2012).

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