Marissa G. Hall, PhD
Dr. Marissa G. Hall’s research applies behavioral science methods to design and evaluate population-level strategies to prevent three of the largest causes of preventable death worldwide: poor nutrition, tobacco use, and alcohol use. Her nutrition research has a focus on Latino populations in the US. She has expertise in experimental design, meta-analysis, scale development, and structural equation modeling. Her research is currently supported by a K01 Career Development Award from NIH. Dr. Hall is a faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Marissa G. Hall in the Gillings News
- “Natural” claims on fruity drinks mislead parents
- New Gillings School awards focus on links between place and health
- Have you heard of toddler milk? The way it’s marketed may mislead parents
- UNC researchers find FDA Real Cost ads reduce teen openness to vaping
- Researchers suggest more detailed alcohol warning labels could reduce health harms
Honors and Awards
Junior Faculty Development Award
2021, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Delta Omega Service Award
2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award
Public Policy Network Award, Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco
Harry A. Guess Scholarship
2012, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gillings Merit Award
2011, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
2008, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
HBEH 752: Health Survey Research Methods
Nutrient warnings on unhealthy foods. Hall MG,* Grummon AH* (2021). PubMed.
Reactions to graphic and text health warnings for cigarettes, sugar-sweetened beverages, and alcohol: an online randomized experiment of US adults. Hall MG, Grummon AH, Lazard AJ, Maynard OM, Taillie LS (2020). Prev Med, 137(106120).
Sugary drink warnings: A meta-analysis of experimental studies. Grummon AH, Hall MG (2020). PLoS Med, 17(5), e1003120.
Negative affect, message reactance, and perceived risk: How do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions? Hall MG, Sheeran P, Noar SM, Boynton MH, Ribisl, KM, Parada H, Johnson TO, Brewer NT. (2018). Tobacco Control, 27(e2), e136-e142.
Reactance to health warnings scale: Development and validation. Hall MG, Sheeran P, Noar SM, Ribisl KM, Bach LE, Brewer NT. (2016). Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50(5), 736-750.
Smokers' and nonsmokers' beliefs about harmful tobacco constituents: Implications for FDA communication efforts. Hall MG, Ribisl KM, Brewer NT. (2014). Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 16(3), 343-350.
- PhD, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017
- MSPH, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
- BA, International Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008