Kenneth Steinman

Kenneth Steinman

Kenneth Steinman

Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Health Promotion in the College of Public Health

ksteinman@cph.osu.edu

614-292-3158

3184 Smith Labs
174 W. 18th Ave
Columbus, OH
43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Religion and Health Status
  • Youth Violence in America
  • Community Health Assessment
  • Adolescent Health Issues

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2000

Kenneth Steinman (Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2000) is Assistant Professor of Health Behavior and Health Promotion in the College of Public Health. His research focuses on the influence of religiosity on adolescent risk behavior, including substance use, violence and risky sexual behavior. Steinman was Principal Investigator of Columbus Congregations for Healthy Youth – a CDC-funded project that uses collaborative research among OSU researchers, local agencies and Black churches to understand the limits and potential of faith-based approaches to positive youth development. Since 2007, Steinman has been working with the Health Policy Institute of Ohio's Family Violence Prevention Project (OFVPP) to assess how family violence is affecting the communities in Ohio.