Vangie Foshee, PhD

foshee_vangie_2013 Professor
Health Behavior
Curriculum vitae

REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile
319B Rosenau Hall
Campus Box 7440
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7440
T: 919-966-6616
F: 919-966-2921
1989          University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill            PhD, Health Behavior and Health Education
1984          University of North Carolina at Greensboro          MEd, Nutrition
1981          University of North Carolina at Wilmington          BA, Psychology

HBEH 760         Advanced Doctoral Research Methods  I        Syllabus
HBEH 860         Research Proposal Development        Syllabus

Research interests

  • Adolescent health
  • Child development
  • Health behavior
  • Injury prevention
  • Maternal health
  • Substance abuse
  • Violence prevention

Research activities
Vangie Foshee’s research is on adolescent problem behaviors. Her etiological research has included identifying determinants of violence between adolescent dating couples, adolescent cigarette smoking and alcohol use, and adolescent sexual behavior. Intervention studies have included development and evaluation of Safe Dates, a school and community-based adolescent dating violence prevention program, and development and evaluation of a family-based adolescent substance abuse prevention program Family Matters. Teaching responsibilities include secondary analysis and research methods and program evaluation

Select publications
Foshee, V. A., Bauman, K. E., Ennett, S. T., Linder, G. F., Benefield, T. S., Suchindran, C. (2004).
Assessing the Long-Term Effects of the Safe Dates Program and a Booster in Preventing and Reducing Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Perpetration.
American Journal of Public Health, 94, p.619-624.

Foshee, V. A., Benefield, T. S., Ennett, S. T., Bauman, K. E., Suchindran, C. (2004).
Longitudinal Predictors of Serious Physical and Sexual Dating Violence Victimization during Adolescence.
Preventive Medicine, 39, p.1007-1016.

Foshee, V. A., Linder, G. F., MacDougall, J., Bangdiwala, S. (2001).
Gender Differences in the Longitudinal Predictors of Adolescent Dating Violence.
Preventive Medicine, 32, p.128-141.

Bauman, K. E., Foshee, V. A., Ennett, S. T., Pemberton, M., Hicks, K. A., King, T. S., Koch, G. G. (2001).
Influence of a Family Program on Adolescent Tobacco and Alcohol Onset.
American Journal of Public Health, 91, p.601-604.

Foshee, V. A., Bauman, K. E., Greene, W., Koch, G., Linder, G. F., MacDougall, J. (2000).
The Safe Dates Program: One-Year Follow-Up Results.
American Journal of Public Health, 90, p.1619-1621.