Robert M. Goodman

Professor
Applied Health Science

Former Dean
School of Public Health-Bloomington

rmg@indiana.edu
(812) 856-7336
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Education
  • University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1987
  • University of Hawaii, M.P.H., 1977
  • University of Hawaii, M.A., 1975
  • Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1971
Background
  • Professor (tenured) and Chair, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
  • Usdin Family Professor (tenured): Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Associate Professor and Director: Center for Community Research; Department of Public Health Sciences; Section of Social Sciences and Health Policy; Bowman Gray School of Medicine; Wake Forest University
  • Associate Professor (tenured): University of South Carolina, Department of Health Promotion and Education; School of Public Health
  • Acting Assistant Public Health Officer: Kent County Health Department; Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Director of Management Services: Kent County Health Department; Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Director of School Health: Kalamazoo County Health Department; Kalamazoo, Michigan
Honors
  • Distinguished Fellow Award - The Society for Public Health Education, 2004
  • Who's Who in Health Sciences Education, 2003
  • Champion of Public Health - Awarded by Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1999
  • Usdin Family Professorship in Community Health - Awarded by Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1999
  • Health Promotion and Education Advocacy Award for health promotion advocacy at the national and state level; Awarded jointly by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/The Association of State and Territorial Directors of Public Health Education, 1994
  • Early Career Award; Awarded by The American Public Health Association; Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section, 1992
Grants and Contracts
(Selected List) 2006-2007

Title: Evaluation of Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials - Pilot Education Program

Awarded by: Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials (ENACCT)

Description: The primary scope of work is based on utilization focused participatory evaluation of an innovative demonstration project involving communities that have ENACCT funding.

2005-2008

Title: Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Programs in Western Pennsylvania

Awarded by: United States Air Force Description: The focus of this proposal is to implement and evaluate comprehensive diabetes prevention and treatment programs disseminated throughout diverse practice settings and communities.

2002-2003

Title: A Literature Study of Community-Based Diabetes Programs to Propose Approaches to Effective Practice

Awarded by: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Description: A 10 month study of the literature to form recommendations regarding best models and practices Role: Principal Investigator

1999-2002

Title: A Qualitative Multiple Case Evaluation of the National Centers for Excellence in Women's Health

Awarded by: US Department of Health and Human Services

Description: A two-year process assessment of the 15 Nationally Designated Women's Centers for Excellence; Tulane is a lead of three Universities involved in this evaluation (Boston University and University of California, San Francisco)

Role: Principal Investigator

1999-2002

Title: Development of Practical Measures of Protective Social Factors and Social Capital in Racial and Ethnic Communities -   Lead Center

Awarded by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Description: Under the CDC Prevention Research Center competitive grant process, Tulane was awarded the Lead Center Designation for a three year study (along with the University of New Mexico, University of Illinois, Chicago, and St. Louis University) to coordinate data collection and analysis for the development, testing, and validation of reliable measures of community capacity, social capital, and related constructs. Role: Principal Investigator

1998-2000

Title: FORECAST Evaluation of the Gallop, New Mexico Diabetes Center

Awarded by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Description: A two-year agreement to develop a formative evaluation plan for the Diabetes Center Role: Principal Investigator

1997-98

Title: Evaluation of the Best Chance Network Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

Awarded by: American Cancer Society - South Carolina Chapter

Description: A one-year contract to evaluate a statewide Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program funded by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Role: Principal Investigator

1993-95

Title: Evaluation-Research of the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Data Based Intervention Research (DBIR) Program

Awarded by: National Cancer Institute

Description: An 18-month contract to evaluate a national program for cancer intervention research Role: Principal Investigator

Selected Publications

 

Goodman, R.M., Larsen, B.A., Marmet, P.F. Wheeler, F.C., Adams, P., Brownson, C.A. Cyzman, D., Devlin, H., Forburger, A.M., Menon, N., Namagey-Funa, A., Watson, K., Reese, A.B., Yerkes, A. "The Public Health Role in the Primary Prevention of Diabetes: Recommendations from the Chronic Disease Directors' Project," Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, (in press).

Lempa, M., Goodman, R.M., Rice, J., Becker, A.B. "Development of Scales Measuring the Capacity of Community-Based Initiatives," Health Education and Behavior, (in press).

Terry, M.A., Goodman, R.M., Sharma, R.K., Jaros, K.J. "Transforming A Public Health Curriculum for the 21ST Century," In Branche, J., Cohn, E.R., Mullennix, J. (Eds.). Diversity Across the Curriculum, Anker Publishing Company, Inc., (2007).

Goodman, R.M., Yoo, S.Y., Jack, L.J. "Applying Comprehensive Community-based Approaches in Diabetes Prevention: Rationale, Principles, and Models," Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 12 (6) 2006, 541-551.

Wandersman, A., Goodman, R.M., Butterfoss, F.D. "Understanding Coalitions and How They Operate." In Minkler, M. (Ed.), Community Organizing and Community Building For Health Education, 2nd Edition, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Chinman MJ, Wandersman A, Goodman R. "A Benefit and Cost Approach to Understanding Social Participation and Volunteerism in Multi-level Organizations." In Omoto AM. & Oskamp S. (Eds.), Processes Of Community Change And Social Action: A volume in the Claremont Symposium On Applied Social Psychology Series. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc (2005).

Yoo, S.Y., Weed, N.E., Lempa, M.L., Mbondo, M. Shada, R., Goodman, R.M. "Collaborative Community Empowerment: An Illustration of a Six-Step Process," Health Promotion Practice, June, 2004.

Goodman, R.M., Seaver, M.R. Yoo, S.Y., Dibble, S., Shada, R., Sherman, B., Urmston, F., Milliken, N., Freund, K. "A Qualitative Evaluation of the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health Program," Women's Health Issues, 12 (6), 2002, 291-308.

Altman, D.G., Goodman, R.M. "Community Intervention." In Baum, A., Revenson, T., Singer, J. (Eds.). Handbook of Health Psychology. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (2001).

Butterfoss, F.D., Wandersman, A., Goodman, R.M. "Citizen Participation and Health: Toward a Psychology of Improving Health Through Individual, Organizational, and Community Involvement." In Baum, A., Revenson, T., Singer, J. (Eds.). Handbook of Health Psychology. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (2001).

Goodman, R.M., LiBurd, L.C., Green-Phillips, A. "The Formation of a Complex Community Program for Diabetes Control: Lessons Learned From A Case Study of Project DIRECT," Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 7 (3), 2001, 19-29.

Goodman, R.M., LiBurd, L.C., Green-Phillips, A. "The Formation of a Complex Community Program for Diabetes Control: Lessons Learned From A Case Study of Project DIRECT," Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, (May 2001).

Goodman, R.M. "Evaluation of Community-based Programs: An Alternative Perspective," In Schneiderman, N., et al., Integrating Behavioral and Social Sciences with Public Health, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000

Goodman, R.M. "Bridging the Gap In Effective Program Implementation," Journal of Community Psychology, 28 (3), 2000 309-321.

Goodman, R.M., Speers, M.A., McLeroy, K., Fawcett, S., Kegler, M., Parker, E., Smith, S., Sterling, T., Wallerstein, N. "An Attempt to Identify and Define the Dimensions of Community Capacity to Provide a Basis for Measurement." Health Education and Behavior(June, 1998).

Goodman, R.M. "Principles and Tools for Evaluating Community-Based Prevention and Health Promotion Programs." Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 4 (2), 1998 37-47

Goodman, R.M., Steckler, A., Alciati, M. "A Process Evaluation of the National Cancer Institute's Data-Based Intervention Research (DBIR) Program: A Study of Organizational Capacity Building," Health Education Research, 12 (2), 1997 181-197.

Butterfoss, F.D., Goodman, R.M., Wandersman, A., Valois, R.F., Chinman, M. "The Plan Quality Index: An Empowerment Evaluation Tool For Measuring and Improving the Quality of Plans." In Fetterman, D., Kaftarian, S., and Wandersman, A. Empowerment Evaluation: Knowledge and Tools for Self-Assessment and Accountability. Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications (1996).

Goodman, R.M., Wandersman, A., Chinman, M.J., Imm, P.S., Morrissey, E. "An Ecological Assessment of Community Coalitions: Approaches to Measuring Community Based Interventions For Prevention and Health Promotion." American Journal of Community Psychology 24 (1), 1996 33-61).

Wandersman, A., Valois, R., Ochs, L., delaCruz, D., Adkins, E., Goodman, R.M. "Toward a Social Ecology of Community Coalitions." American Journal of Health Promotion, (1996).

Steckler, A., Allegrante, J., Altman, D., Brown, R., Burdine, J., Goodman, R.M., and Jorgenson, C. "Health Education Intervention Strategies: Recommendations for Future Research. Health Education Quarterly, Vol. 22 (3), 1995 307-329.

Goodman, R.M., Wheeler, F.C., Lee, P.R. "Evaluation of The Heart To Heart Project: Lessons from a Community based Chronic Disease Prevention Project." American Journal of Health Promotion, Vol. 9 (6), 1995 443-455.

Goodman, R.M., Wandersman, A. "FORECAST: A Formative Approach to Evaluating the CSAP Community Partnerships." Journal of Community Psychology, CSAP special issue, 1994 6-25.

Butterfoss, F.D., Goodman, R.M., Wandersman, A. "Community Coalitions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention." Health Education Research, Vol 8 (3), 1993 315-330.

Goodman, R.M., McLeroy, K.R., Steckler, A., Hoyle, R.H. "Development of Level of Institutionalization (LoIn) Scales for Health Promotion Programs." Health Education Quarterly, Vol 20 (2), 1993 161-178.

Goodman, R.M., Steckler, A., Hoover, S., Schwartz, R. "A Critique of Contemporary Community Health Promotion Approaches: Maine - A Multiple Case Study." American Journal of Health Promotion, Vol 7 (3), 1993 208-220.

Steckler, A., McLeroy, K.R., Goodman, R.M., McCormick, L., Bird, S.T. "Toward Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods: An Introduction." Health Education Quarterly, Vol 19 (1), 1992, 1-8.

Steckler, A., Goodman, R.M., McLeroy, K.R., Davis, S., Koch, G. "Measuring the Diffusion of Innovative Health Promotion Programs." American Journal of Health Promotion, Vol 6 (3), 1992, 214-224.

Goodman, R.M., Smith, D.W., Dawson, L., Steckler, A. "Recruiting School Districts into a Dissemination Study." Health Education Research, Vol. 6 (3), 1991, 373-385.

Steckler, A., Eng, E., Goodman, R.M. "Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation Methods." Hygie, Vol X, 1991-92, 16-20.

Goodman, R.M., and Steckler, A. "A Framework for Assessing Program Institutionalization." Knowledge in Society: The International Journal of Knowledge Transfer, Vol. 2 (1), 1989, 57-71.

Goodman, R.M., and Steckler, A. "A Model for the Institutionalization of Health Promotion Programs." Family and Community Health, Vol. 11 (4), 1989, 63-78 (16 pages).

Goodman, R.M., and Steckler, A. "The Life and Death of A Health Promotion Program: An Institutionalization Case Study." International Quarterly of Community Health Education, Vol. 8 (1), 1987-88, 5-21.

Editorial Boards

Current -- Associate Editor - Health Promotion Practice

Current -- Editorial Board - Health Education Research

Current -- Editorial Board - Family & Community Health

Current -- Editorial Board - Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

1998-99 -- Acting Editor-In-Chief - American Journal of Health Promotion