Tom Reischl, PhD

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Evaluation Director

Dr. Reischl’s research interests focus on the development and the evaluation of community-based public health programs, violence prevention programs, family support programs, and consumer-controlled (self/mutual help) programs. He is interested in conducting process and outcome evaluation studies that are collaborative, responsive, and client-centered.

Publications

Thulin, E. J., Lee, D. B., Eisman, A. B., Reischl, T. M., Hutchison, P., Franzen, S., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2022). Longitudinal effects of Youth Empowerment Solutions: Preventing youth aggression and increasing prosocial behavior. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12577
Williamson, A., Barbarin, A., Campbell, B., Campbell, T., Franzen, S., Reischl, T. M., Zimmerman, M., & Veinot, T. C. (2021). Uptake of and Engagement With an Online Sexual Health Intervention (HOPE eIntervention) Among African American Young Adults: Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(7), e22203. https://doi.org/10.2196/22203
Rupp, L. A., Zimmerman, M. A., Sly, K. W., Reischl, T. M., Thulin, E. J., Wyatt, T. A., & Stock, J. J. P. (2020). Community-Engaged Neighborhood Revitalization and Empowerment: Busy Streets Theory in Action. American Journal of Community Psychology, 65(1–2), 90–106. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12358
Heinze, J. E., Krusky-Morey, A., Vagi, K. J., Reischl, T. M., Franzen, S., Pruett, N. K., Cunningham, R. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2018). Busy Streets Theory: The Effects of Community-engaged Greening on Violence. American Journal of Community Psychology, 62(1–2), 101–109. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12270
Zimmerman, M. A., Eisman, A. B., Reischl, T. M., Morrel-Samuels, S., Stoddard, S., Miller, A. L., Hutchison, P., Franzen, S., & Rupp, L. (2018). Youth Empowerment Solutions: Evaluation of an After-School Program to Engage Middle School Students in Community Change. Health Education & Behavior: The Official Publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 45(1), 20–31. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198117710491
Eisman, A. B., Zimmerman, M. A., Kruger, D., Reischl, T. M., Miller, A. L., Franzen, S. P., & Morrel-Samuels, S. (2016). Psychological Empowerment Among Urban Youth: Measurement Model and Associations with Youth Outcomes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 58(3–4), 410–421. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12094
Kruger, D. J., Crichlow, V. J., McGarrell, E., Hollis, M., Jefferson, B. M., Reischl, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2016). Perceptions of Procedural Justice Mediate the Relationship Between Local Violent Crime Density and Crime Reporting Intentions. Journal of Community Psychology, 44(6), 807–812. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21797
Heinze, J. E., Reischl, T. M., Bai, M., Roche, J. S., Morrel-Samuels, S., Cunningham, R. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2016). A Comprehensive Prevention Approach to Reducing Assault Offenses and Assault Injuries among Youth. Prevention Science: The Official Journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 17(2), 167–176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-015-0616-1
Reischl, T. M., Krusky, A. M., Zimmerman, M. A., Aiyer, S. M., Kruger, D. J., Franzen, S. P., & Lipton, R. (2016). Assessing Physical Disorder in Urban Neighborhoods: Reliability and Validity of the Parcel Maintenance Observation Tool. Journal of Community Psychology, 44(1), 7–21. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21730
Farrell, A. D., Henry, D., Bradshaw, C., & Reischl, T. (2016). Designs for Evaluating the Community-Level Impact of Comprehensive Prevention Programs: Examples from the CDC Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 37(2), 165–188. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10935-016-0425-8
Kruger, D. J., Carrothers, J., Franzen, S. P., Miller, A. L., Reischl, T. M., Stoddard, S. A., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). The Role of Present Time Perspective in Predicting Early Adolescent Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260515619752
Heinze, J. E., Kruger, D. J., Reischl, T. M., Cupal, S., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Relationships Among Disease, Social Support, and Perceived Health: A Lifespan Approach. American Journal of Community Psychology, 56(3–4), 268–279. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-015-9758-3
Mckelvey, L., Schiffman, R. F., Brophy-Herb, H. E., Bocknek, E. L., Fitzgerald, H. E., Reischl, T. M., Hawver, S., & Cunningham Deluca, M. (2015). Examining long term effects of an infant mental health home-based early Head Start program on family strengths and resilience. Infant Mental Health Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/imhj.21518
Kruger, D. J., Nedelec, J. L., Reischl, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). Life History Predicts Perceptions of Procedural Justice and Crime Reporting Intentions. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 1(3), 183–194. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40806-015-0021-9
Aiyer, S. M., Zimmerman, M. A., Morrel-Samuels, S., & Reischl, T. M. (2015). From Broken Windows to Busy Streets A Community Empowerment Perspective. Health Education & Behavior, 42(2), 137–147. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198114558590
Krusky, A. M., Heinze, J. E., Reischl, T. M., Aiyer, S. M., Franzen, S. P., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). The effects of produce gardens on neighborhoods: A test of the greening hypothesis in a post-industrial city. Landscape and Urban Planning, 136, 68–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.12.003
Lumeng, J. C., Kaciroti, N., Sturza, J., Krusky, A. M., Miller, A. L., Peterson, K. E., Lipton, R., & Reischl, T. M. (2015). Changes in body mass index associated with head start participation. Pediatrics, 135(2), e449-456. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2014-1725
Goldstick, J. E., Lipton, R. I., Carter, P., Stoddard, S. A., Newton, M. F., Reischl, T., Walton, M., Zimmerman, M. A., & Cunningham, R. M. (2015). The Effect of Neighborhood Context on the Relationship Between Substance Misuse and Weapons Aggression in Urban Adolescents Seeking ED Care. Substance Use & Misuse. https://doi.org/10.3109/10826084.2014.998235
Goldstick, J. E., Brenner, A. B., Lipton, R. I., Mistry, R., Aiyer, S. M., Reischl, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2015). A Spatial Analysis of Heterogeneity in the Link Between Alcohol Outlets and Assault Victimization: Differences Across Victim Subpopulations. Violence and Victims, 30(4), 649–662. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-13-00187
Reischl, T. M., Zimmerman, M. A., Morrel-Samuels, S., Franzen, S. P., Faulk, M., Eisman, A. B., & Roberts, E. (2011). Youth empowerment solutions for violence prevention. Adolesc Med State Art Rev, 22(3), 581–600, xiii.
Zimmerman, M. A., Stewart, S. E., Morrel-Samuels, S., Franzen, S., & Reischl, T. M. (2011). Youth Empowerment Solutions for Peaceful Communities: Combining theory and practice in a community-level violence prevention curriculum. Health Promotion Practice, 12(3), 425–439. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524839909357316
Hurd, N., Zimmerman, M. A., & Reischl, T. M. (2011). Role Model Behavior and Youth Violence: A Study of Positive and Negative Effects. Journal of Early Adolescence, 31(2), 323–354. http://jea.sagepub.com/content/31/2/323
Griffith, D. M., Allen, J. O., De Loney, E. H., Robinson, K., Lewis, E. Y., Campbell, B., Morrel-Samuels, S., Sparks, A., Zimmerman, M. A., & Reischl, T. (2010). Community-based organizational capacity building as a strategy to reduce racial health disparities. Journal of Primary Prevention, 31(1–2), 31–39. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77951232976&partnerID=40&md5=daeb01a015098b48e352d5eb85e0f5d4
Caldwell, C. H., Rafferty, J., Reischl, T. M., De Loney, E. H., & Brooks, C. L. (2010). Enhancing Parenting Skills Among Nonresident African American Fathers as a Strategy for Preventing Youth Risky Behaviors. Am J Community Psychol, 45(1–2), 17–35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-009-9290-4
Alaimo, K., Reischl, T. M., & Allen, J. O. (2010). Community gardening, neighborhood meetings, and social capital. Journal of Community Psychology, 38(4), 497–514.
Franzen, S., Morrel-Samuels, S., Reischl, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2009). Using process evaluation to strengthen intergenerational partnerships in the Youth Empowerment Solutions program. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 37(4), 289–301. https://doi.org/10.1080/10852350903196290
Salem, D. A., Reischl, T. M., & Randall, K. W. (2008). The effect of professional partnership on the development of a mutual-help organization. American Journal of Community Psychology, 42(1–2), 179–191.
Reischl, T. M., Sarigiannis, A. N., & Tilden, J., Jr. (2008). Assessing emergency response training needs of local environmental health professionals. Journal of Environmental Health, 71(2), 14–19.
Woolley, M. E., Grogan-Kaylor, A., Gilster, M. E., Karb, R., Gant, L. M., Reischl, T. M., & Alaimo, K. (2008). Neighborhood social capital, poor physical conditions and school achievement. Children & Schools, 30(3), 133–145.
Griffith, D. M., Allen, J. O., Zimmerman, M. A., Morrel-Samuels, S., Reischl, T. M., Cohen, S. E., & Campbell, K. A. (2008). Organizational empowerment in community mobilization to address youth violence. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 34(3 Suppl), S89-99.
Caldwell, C. H., Rafferty, J., De Loney, E. H., & Reischl, T. M. (2008). Practice Notes: Strategies in Health Education: The Flint Fathers and Sons Program. Health Education & Behavior, 35, 155–157.
Kruger, D. J., Reischl, T., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2008). Time perspective as a mechanism for functional developmental adaptation. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 2(1), 1–22. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2008-14627-001&site=ehost-live
Kruger, D. J., Reischl, T. M., & Gee, G. C. (2007). Neighborhood social conditions mediate the association between physical deterioration and mental health. American Journal of Community Psychology, 40(3–4), 261–271.
Kruger, D. J., Hutchinson, P., Monroe, M. G., Reischl, T. M., & Morrel-Samuels, S. (2007). Assault Injury Rates, Social Capital, and Fear of Neighborhood Crime. Journal of Community Psychology, 35(4), 483–498.
Griffith, D. M., Moy, E., Reischl, T. M., & Dayton, E. (2006). National data for monitoring and evaluating racial and ethnic health inequities: where do we go from here? Health Education & Behavior : The Official Publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 33(4), 470–487.
Grogan-Kaylor, A., Wooley, M. E., Mowbray, C., Reischl, T. M., Gilster, M. E., Karb, R., MacFarlane, P., Gant, L. M., & Alaimo, K. (2006). Predictors of Neighborhood Satisfaction. Journal of Community Practice, 14(4), 27–50.
Reischl, T. M., & Buss, A. N. (2005). Responsive evaluation of competency-based public health preparedness training programs. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice : JPHMP, Suppl, S100-5.
Rog, D., Boback, N., Barton-Villagrana, H., Marrone-Bennett, P., Cardwell, J., Hawdon, J., Diaz, J., Jenkins, P., Kridler, J., & Reischl, T. M. (2004). Sustaining collaboratives: a cross-site analysis of The National Funding Collaborative on Violence Prevention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 27, 249–261.