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Publications

  • Mileti, Dennis S and Michele M Wood. 2011. Increasing public preparedness: Research findings and evidence-based recommendations for practice. Presented at FEMA National Advisory Council Meeting, May, in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Kano, M., M.M. Wood, L.B. Bourque and D.S. Mileti. 2011. Terrorism Preparedness and Exposure Reduction since 9/11: The Status of Public Readiness in the United States. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 8: Article 37.

  • Mileti, D.S., L.B. Bourque, M.M. Wood and M. Kano. 2011. Motivating public mitigation and preparedness for earthquakes and other hazards (Invited Paper). Journal of Multihazard Mitigation: 25-31.

  • Mileti, D.S., M.M. Wood, M. Kano, M.M. Kelley and L.B. Bourque. 2011. Motivating public preparedness. International Association of Emergency Managers Bulletin 4: 9,12.

  • Wood, M.M., D.S. Mileti, M. Kano, K.M. Melissa, R. Regan and L.B. Bourque. 2011. Communicating actionable risk for terrorism and other hazards. Risk Analysis.

  • Wood, M.M., D.G. Fisher, G.L. Reynolds, Y. Guzman and W.L. Pedersen. 2011. Literacy level and vocational training for substance-using Hispanic adults. International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology 2: 42-54.

  • Bourque, L.B., D.S. Mileti, M. Kano and M.M. Wood. 2010. Who prepares for terrorism? Environment & Behavior.

  • Wood, Michele M. 2010. Motivating public readiness for disasters (Invited presentation). Presented at Mountain Climate Research Conference, June, in Blue River, OR.

  • Wood, Michele M. 2010. Public education for mobile device alerts and warnings: Current knowledge and research needs (Invited presentation). Presented at Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Needs, National Academy of Sciences Workshop, National Academy of Sciences, April, in Washington, DC.

  • Kano, M., M.M. Wood, J.M. Siegel and L.B. Bourque. 2010. Disaster research and epidemiology. In Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices, edited by K.L. Koenig and C.H. Schultz. Cambridge University Press.

  • Napper, L.E., D.G. Fisher, M.E. Johnson and M.M. Wood. 2010. Reliability and validity of drug users' self reports of amphetamine use among primarily heroin and cocaine users. Addictive Behaviors 35: 350-354.

  • Kano, Megumi, M.M. Wood, M.M. Kelley and L.B. Bourque. 2009. The study of household preparedness: Preparing California for earthquakes. Technical Report No. CSSC 09-03. Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission and the California Emergency Management Agency, Los Angeles, CA. http://www.seismic.ca.gov/pub/CSSC%2009-03%20The%20Study%20of%20Household%20Preparedness%20Appx.pdf

  • Bourque, Linda B and Michele M Wood. 2009. Motivating public readiness for disasters: Research findings and evidence-based recommendations for practice. Presented at National Conference on Volunteering and Service, June, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Healey, Daniel J, Billie Weiss and Michele M Wood. 2009. Improving evaluation capacity among community organizations engaged in violence prevention work. Presented at 137th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, November, in Philadelphia, PA.

  • Kelley, Melissa M, Michele M Wood, Megumi Kano and Linda B Bourque. 2009. Household compliance with emergency water storage recommendations in California. Presented at 137th APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, November, in Philadelphia, PA.

  • Wood, M.M., K. Megumi, D.S. Mileti and L.B. Bourque. 2009. Reconceptualizing household disaster readiness: The “Get Ready” pyramid. Journal of Emergency Management 7: 25-37.

  • Kano, Megumi, M.M. Wood, D.S. Mileti and L.B. Bourque. 2008. Public Response to Terrorism: Findings from the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness. Technical Report No. xxxx. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Los Angeles: University of California. http://www.sscnet.ucla/issr/da/earthquake/NCSTART/NC START Descriptive Report (2).pdf

  • Mittler, E., L.B. Bourque, M.M. Wood and C. Taylor. 2008. How communities implement successful mitigation programs: Insights from the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Community Study. In Multihazard issues in the Central United States: Understanding the hazards and reducing the losses, American Society of Civil Engineers Council on Disaster Risk Management Monograph 3, edited by J.E. Beavers. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, Council on Disaster Risk Management (CDRM).

  • Napper, L.E., M.M. Wood, A. Jaffe, D.G. Fisher, G.L. Reynolds and J.A. Klahn. 2008. Convergent and discriminant validity of three measures of stage of change. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors: Journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors 22: 362-371.

  • Bourque, L.B., J.M. Siegel, M. Kano and M.M. Wood. 2006. Morbidity and mortality associated with disasters. In Handbook of disaster research, edited by H. Rodriguez, E.L. Quarantelli and R.R. Dynes. New York: Springer.

  • Bourque, L.B., J.M. Siegel, M. Kano and M.M. Wood. 2006. Weathering the storm: The impact of hurricanes on physical and mental health. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 604: 129-151.

  • Klahn, J.A., D.G. Fisher, M.M. Wood, G.L. Reynolds and M.E. Johnson. 2004. Homelessness among out-of-treatment drug users in Long Beach, CA. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless 13: 345-362.

  • Fisher, D.G., M. Milroy, G.L. Reynolds, J.A. Klahn and M.M. Wood. 2004. Arrest history among men and sexual orientation. Crime & Delinquency 50: 32-42.

  • Fisher, D.G., G.L. Reynolds, M.M. Wood and M.E. Johnson. 2004. Reliability of Arrest and Incarceration Questions on the Risk Behavior Assessment. Crime & Delinquency 50: 24-31.

  • Hershberger, S., D.G. Fisher, G.L. Reynolds, J.A. Klahn and M.M. Wood. 2004. Nicotine dependence and HIV risk behaviors among illicit drug users. Addictive Behaviors 29: 623-625.

  • Fisher, D.G., G.L. Reynolds, C. Moreno-Branson, A. Jaffe, M.M. Wood, J.A. Klahn and J. Muniz. 2004. Drug treatment needs of Hispanic drug users in Long Beach, California. Journal of Drug Issues 34: 879-894.

  • Reynolds, G.L., D.G. Fisher, J.A. Klahn and M.M. Wood. 2003. Using the Quality of Well-Being Scale to assess quality of lfe in out-of-treatment drug users. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 35: 497-502.

  • Reynolds, G.L., D.G. Fisher, M.M. Wood, J.A. Klahn and M. Johnson. 2003. Use of emergency room services by out-of-treatment drug users in Long Beach, California. Journal of Addictive Diseases 22: 1-13.

  • Fisher, D.G., F.W. Pearce, D.J. Statz and M.M. Wood. 2003. Employment retention of health care providers in frontier areas of Alaska. International Journal of Circumpolar Health 62: 423-435.

  • Hershberger, S., M.M. Wood and D.G. Fisher. 2003. Cognitive-behavioral intervention to reduce HIV risk behaviors in crack and injection drug users. AIDS and Behavior 7: 229-243.

  • Wood, M.M. 2001. Review of the book "Tailoring health messages: Customizing communication with computer technology." Health Education and Behavior 28: 249-251.

  • Deren, S., M. Stark, F. Rhodes, H. Siegal, L. Cottler, M.M. Wood, L.M. Kochems, R. Carlson, R. Falck, K. Rourke, R. Trotter, B. Weir, M. Goldstein, W. Linda, H. Cesari and E. Lambert. 2001. Drug-Using MSM: Sexual behaviors and sexual identities. Culture, Health, & Sexuality 3: 329-338.

  • Wood, M.M. and F. Rhodes. 2000. Drug-using men who have sex with men in Long Beach. In A multisite study of HIV risks in drug-using men who have sex with men: Focus group summaries, edited by F. Rhodes. Long Beach, CA: California State University, Long Beach Press.

  • Rhodes, F., S. Deren, M.M. Wood, M.G. Shedlin, R.G. Carlson, E.Y. Lambert, L.M. Kochems, M.J. Stark, R.S. Falck, L. Wright-DeAgüero, B. Weir, L. Cottler, K.M. Rourke and R.T. Trotter. 1999. Understanding HIV risks of drug-using men who have sex with men. AIDS Care 11: 629-648.

  • Rhodes, F., M.M. Wood and R.E. Booth. 1998. Efficacy and effectiveness issues in the NIDA Cooperative Agreement interventions for out-of-treatment drug users. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 30: 261-268.

  • Wood, M.M., S. Tortu, F. Rhodes and S. Deren. 1998. Differences in condom behaviors and beliefs among female drug users recruited from two cities. Women & Health 27: 137-160.

  • Wood, M.M. and F. Rhodes. 1996. Using social gatherings to encourage HIV risk reduction among drug users. American Journal of Public Health 86: 1815-1816.

  • Wood, Michele M. 1994. Process evaluation of a human immunodeficiency virus risk reduction intervention targeting drug injectors and crack cocaine users. Technical Report No. xxxx. Center for Behavioral Research and Services, CSU Long Beach, Long Beach.

  • Wood, M.M. and F. Rhodes. 1991. Utilizing food distribution as an access mechanism in community research. In Third Annual National AIDS Demonstration Research Meeting, xxx-xxx. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Educational Background

  • 2008 – Ph.D., University of CA, Los Angeles (Public Health)

  • 1994 – M.S., CA State University, Long Beach (Community Psychology)

  • 1987 – B.A., University of CA, Irvine (Psychology)

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Grants

  • Engaging Californians in a Shared Value for Resiliency: Practical Lessons Learned from the Great California Shakeout

  • HPRI Mini-Grant

  • The Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill: Lessons in Community Resilience (MAG Award)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2011-present – Advisory Board Member, Center for Boys and Men: Research and Outreach, CSU Fullerton

  • 2011-present – Public Health Coordinator, University Emergency Operations Center (EOC) team, CSU Fullerton

  • 2010-present – Member, Evaluation Subcommittee, Earthquake Country Alliance

  • 2010-present – Director, California-Nevada Public Health Training Center at CSU Fullerton, CSU Fullerton (a collaboration of San Diego State University, Loma Linda University, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and California State University, Fullerton)

  • 2010-present – Associate, Earthquake Country Alliance

  • 2009-present – Member, Health Promotion Research Institute, CSU Fullerton

  • 2008 – Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles (Iota Chapter, UCLA)

  • 2006 – National Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) Fellowship, University of Maryland

  • 2005 – National Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) Fellowship, University of Maryland

  • 2004 – Incentive Award, Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health

  • 2002 – Celia and Joseph Blann Fellowship, UCLA School of Public Health

  • 1999-2002 – Pre-Doctoral Fellowship: NIMH Training Program on Psychosocial Issues and Mental Health Services for Persons living with HIV/AIDS, UCLA Department of Sociology

  • 1997-present – Member, American Public Health Association

  • 1987 – Phi-Beta Kappa, Cum Laude, University of CA, Irvine

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Cayetano, R – CSU Fullerton

  • Davis, L – Southern California Earthquake Center

  • Denny, A – CSU Fullerton

  • Guzman, Y – CSU Long Beach

  • Hubach, R – CSU Fullerton

  • Kelley, M – UCLA

  • Klahn, J – CSU Long Beach

  • Moreno-Branson, C – UCLA

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