Volume 20, Issue 1 (2020) Improving child health and wellness: increasing positive behaviors in children and adolescents

Guest Editors

Steven H Kelder, PhD, MPH Distinguished Professor, Dept of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin

Deanna M. Hoelscher, PhD, RDN, LD, CNS, FISBNPA Regional Dean, UTHealth School of Public Health at Austin Director, Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living John P. McGovern Professor in Health Promotion Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas System

Reflections From the Special Issue Editors

Thematic Content


Retail Access is Associated with Multiple Tobacco Product Use among Adolescent
Dale S. Mantey, Onyema G. Chido-Amajuoyi, and Cristina S. Barroso


Cost – Benefit Analysis of Austin Public Health’s Peer to Peer Adolescent Sexual Health Education Program
Kim Wilson, Ujas Patel, Shannon Sandrea, Fernanda Santos, and Henry Shelton Brown III


Susceptibility, Trial, and Current Use Prevalence of Cigarettes, E-cigarettes, Cigars, Snus, and Snuff Products in Mexican-Americans Adults at Texas-Mexico Border
Jordyn Pike, David G. Marsden, Anna V. Wilkinson, Miryoung Lee, Joseph B. McCormick, and Susan P. Fisher-Hoch



Parent Well-Being in Divorce Education
Sharon E. Powell, Sarah Cronin, Ellen McCann, Jenifer Mcguire, Emily Becher, and Eugene Hall


A Formative Evaluation of the Family Strengthening Program in the Treasure Valley
Seung Youn (Yonnie) Chyung EdD, Megan Miller MS, Jennifer A. Shamsy MS, Jaime Hansen MPA, and Sarah Leeds MPH