Center for Global Health

James Ebert, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., Oscar Boonshoft Chair and Director

Marietta Orlowski

Marietta Orlowski, Ph.D., MCHES

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health
Health Promotion and Education Director, Master of Public Health Program

Center for Global Healtth
3123 Research Blvd., #200
Kettering, OH 45420

(937) 258-5551
Marietta.Orlowski@wright.edu


Education

Ph.D., Health Promotion and Education, The Ohio State University, 1998

M.A., Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Morehead State University, 1990

B.S., Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, 1989

Courses

Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health

Health Program Planning & Evaluation

Research Interests

Risk reduction in children and adolescents

Community-based project dissemination

Active Projects

  1. Smarter Lunchrooms – Ohio – project funded by the Ohio Department of Education through a USDA Team Nutrition Grant

  2. Create a Classroom that Moves! – project funded by the Ohio Department of Education through a USDA Team Nutrition Grant

  3. Assessment and management of adult obesity by health care providers

  4. Health promotion for individuals with a disability

Affiliations

Society for Public Health Education

Ohio Chapter of Society for Public Health Education

American Public Health Association

Ohio Public Health Association

American School Health Association

Premier Community Health

Greene County Disability Coalition

Select Publications

Orlowski, M., Lorson, K., Lyon, A., & Minoughan, S. (in press). My Classroom Physical Activity Pyramid: A tool for integrating movement in the classroom.  Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Orlowski, M., Lorson, K., Lyon, A., Minoughan, S., Call, K. & Rice, K. (2012). Classroom that Moves! [Classroom materials]. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Department of Education. 

Orlowski, M., Adkins, S., Ellison, S., Choh, A., Schuster, R.J, Terwoord N. (2013). Assessment and Management of Adult Obesity in a Primary Care Practice. World Medical & Health Policy 5(1), 19-36.

Martin, S., Orlowski, M. & Ellison, S. (2013). Sociodemographic factors that predict cervical cancer screenings in Ohio women with a disability. Social Work in Public Health. 28(6), 583-590.

Orlowski M., Ebert J.R. & Pickoff A. (July 2011). Cardiovascular health promotion in the school setting. In Berenson, G. (Ed.), Evolution of cardio-metabolic risk from birth to middle age: The Bogalusa Heart Study. New York: Springer.

Husain, M., Orlowski, M., Wonders, K. & Hallam, J. (2010). Revisiting the relationship between beliefs and mammography utilization. American Journal of Health Studies 25(2). 78 – 85.

Langlois, M. & Hart A. (2010). Go! Including movement during lines and other routines. Young Children. September, 88-93.

Langlois, M. & Hallam, J. (2010) Integrating multiple health behavior theories into program planning: The PER worksheet. Health Promotion Practice 11(2), 282-288.

Moore, D., Langlois, M., Gerber, B., Gadis, R., Hallam, J. & Arnold, R. (2007). Intention to quit tobacco among individuals in alcohol and drug treatment. Substance Use and Misuse 42(5), 871-879.

Langlois, M., Petosa, R. & Hallam, J. (2005). Measuring self-efficacy and outcome expectations for resisting social pressures to smoke. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 15 (2), 1-17.

Langlois, M., Petosa, R. & Hallam, J. (1999). Why do effective smoking prevention programs work? Student changes in Social Cognitive Theory constructs. Journal of School Health 69(8), 326-331.

Recent Presentations

Orlowski, M., Lorson, K., Lyon, A., Minoughan, S., (2013, May). Classroom that Moves! Ohio Action for Healthy Kids: Learning Summit. Gahanna, Ohio. 

Orlowski, M. (2012, October). My Classroom Physical Activity Pyramid. Ohio Society for Public Health Education. Deer Creek, OH.

Orlowski, M. (2012, October). Integrating multiple health behavior theories into program planning: The PER worksheet. American Public Health Association, San Francisco CA.

Orlowski, M. (2012, June). My Classroom Physical Activity Pyramid. 2012 Coordinated School Health Conference. Newark, Ohio. 

Orlowski, M., Lorson, K., Lyon, A., Minoughan, S., Call, K. & Rice, K. (2012, June). Classroom that Moves! Preconference Workshop. 2012 Coordinated School Health Conference. Newark, Ohio.

Martin, S. & Orlowski, M. (2011 October). Health Promotion for Individuals with a Disability. Ohio Society for Public Health Education. Loudenville, OH.

Adkins, S., Orlowski, M. & Ellison, S. (2011 November). Assessment and Management of Adult Obesity in Primary Care Practice. American Public Health Association, Washington DC.

Orlowski, M. (2010, April). Wisdom from a Seasoned Health Educator. Ohio Environmental Health Association Annual Meeting. Columbus Ohio.

Martin, S., Orlowski, M. & Ellison, S. (2010, November). Sociodemographic Factors that Predict Cervical Cancer Screenings in Ohio Women with a Medical Disability. American Public Health Association. Denver, CO.

Langlois, M. & Hallam J. (2009, April). Create a Moving Classroom: Using Lines to Teach about Movement. American Association for Health Education’s 2009 Annual Convention, Tampa, FL.

Jagger-Mescher, J. & Langlois, M. (2008, December). National Health Education Standards: Shaping Health Behaviors. Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Pre-Conference Workshop. Columbus, OH.

Langlois M. (2008, September). Principles of Health Education and Promotion in Prevention. The Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control 2008 Scientific Session. Baltimore MD.