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Ali Crandall

Assistant Professor
Public Health

2049 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Research Interests
Family Health, Executive Functioning, Adolescent/Child Well-Being, Mental Health

Education

  • PhD, Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2014
  • MPH, International Health, Loma Linda University, 2003
  • BS, Community Health Education, Brigham Young University, 2000

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • HLTH 312: Intro to Plan, Interv, Eval Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 018
  • HLTH 612: Program Planning & Evaluation Section 001

Fall 2018

  • HLTH 312: Intro to Plan, Interv, Eval Section 001
  • HLTH 403R: Special Topics Section 004
  • HLTH 439: Adv Program Planning Section 003
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 014
  • HLTH 691R: Mentored Research Section 002

Spring 2018

  • HLTH 434: Evaluation Methods Section 001
  • HLTH 688R: Field Experience Section 017

Winter 2018

  • HLTH 439: Program Planning Section 002
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 018
  • HLTH 612: Program Planning & Evaluation Section 001
  • HLTH 691R: Mentored Research Section 002

Research Interests

Family Health, Executive Functioning, Adolescent/Child Well-Being, Mental Health

Education

  • PhD, Public Health , institution ( 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 )
  • MPH, International Health , institution ( 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31 )
  • BS, Community Health Education , institution ( 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31 )

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Member, State of Utah - Center for Resilient Utah Task Force, 2020-02-01 - 2020-02-28 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, United Way EveryDay Strong Team of Experts, 2017-09-01 - 2017-09-30 - Present
  • Other, Maternal and Child Health Measurement Research Network, Family Health Technical Working Group, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31 - Present
  • Board Member, Community Action Services and Food Bank , 2015-09-01 - 2015-09-30 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal Reviewer, 2015-07-01 - 2015-07-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, University of Missouri Research Board, 2020-07-01 - 2020-07-31 - 2020-07-01 - 2020-07-31
  • Conference-Related Role, National Council on Family Relations, 2016-03-01 - 2016-03-31 - 2018-01-01 - 2018-12-31
  • Other, National Council on Family Relations, 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-30 - 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-30

Courses Taught

2020

  • HLTH 434 : Section 002
  • HLTH 312 : Section 001
  • HLTH 312 : Section 003
  • HLTH 491R: Section 005
  • HLTH 403R: Section 001
  • HLTH 688R: Section 004
  • HLTH 491R: Section 004
  • HLTH 312 : Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Section 004
  • HLTH 612 : Section 001

2019

  • HLTH 434 : Section 001
  • HLTH 312 : Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Section 014
  • HLTH 403R: Section 003
  • HLTH 434 : Section 001
  • HLTH 688R: Section 017
  • HLTH 403R: Section 005
  • HLTH 312 : Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Section 018
  • HLTH 612 : Section 001

2018

  • HLTH 439 : Section 003
  • HLTH 312 : Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Section 014
  • HLTH 691R: Section 002
  • HLTH 403R: Section 004
  • HLTH 434 : Section 001
  • HLTH 688R: Section 017
  • HLTH 491R: Section 018
  • HLTH 691R: Section 002
  • HLTH 439 : Section 002
  • HLTH 612 : Section 001

2017

  • HLTH 491R: Section 014
  • HLTH 439 : Section 001
  • HLTH 439 : Section 003
  • HLTH 434 : Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Section 018
  • HLTH 491R: Section 023
  • HLTH 439 : Section 003
  • HLTH 612 : Section 001

2016

  • HLTH 491R: Section 14
  • HLTH 439 : Section 001
  • HLTH 439 : Section 003
  • HLTH 688R: Section 18
  • HLTH 691R: Section 002
  • HLTH 439 : Section 002

2015

  • HLTH 691R: Section 002
  • HLTH 439 : Section 001

Publications

  • Miller JR, Cheung A, Novilla K, Crandall A. 2020. Childhood Experiences and Adult Health: The Moderating Effects of Temperament. 5th ed.
  • Reimann Z, Miller JR, Dahle K, Hooper AP, Young AM, Goates MC, Magnusson BM, Crandall A. 2020. Executive functions and health behaviors associated with the leading causes of death in the United States: A systematic review. 2nd ed.
  • Weiss-Laxer N, Crandall A, Hughes ME, Riley AE. 2020. Families as a cornerstone in 21st century public health: recommendations for research, education, policy and practice.
  • Novilla K, Broadbent E, Glade R, Crandall A. 2020. Supporting and Engaging Families: An Examination of Publicly-Funded Health Promotion Programs in the Intermountain West, USA.
  • Crandall A, Weiss-Laxer N, Broadbent E, Holmes EK, Magnusson BM, Okano L, Jerica B, Barnes MD, Hanson CL, Jones BL, et al2020. The Family Health Scale: Reliability and Validity of a Short- and Long-Form.
  • Crandall A, Broadbent E, Stanfill M, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB, Hanson CL, Barnes MD. 2020. The Influence of Adverse and Advantageous Childhood Experiences during Adolescence on Young Adult Health.
  • Weiss-Laxer N, Crandall A, Okano L, Riley AW. 2020. Building a Foundation for Family Health Measurement in National Surveys: A Modified Delphi Expert Process.
  • Crandall A, Davis EA, Bradford GC, Magnusson BM, Hanson CL, Barnes MD, Novilla MLLB, Bean RA. February, 2020. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a Framework for Understanding Adolescent Depressive Symptoms over Time. 2nd ed.
  • Okano L, Jeon L, Crandall A, Powell T, Riley AW. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2019. Developmental Cascades of Social Competence, Achievement in School, and Achievement on Standardized Assessments during the Transition to Adolescence and Secondary School.
  • Okano L, Jeon L, Crandall A, Powell T, Riley AW. 2019. Differential Effects of Internalizing Behaviors on Academic Functioning for Girls versus Boys: An Analysis of Developmental Cascades from Elementary to High School.
  • Magnusson BM, Evans KE, Crandall A. 2019. Early sexual debut and risky sex in young adults: The role of impulsivity.
  • Hanson CL, Crandall A, Barnes MD, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB, King JH. 2019. Family-Focused Public Health: Supporting Homes and Families in Policy and Practice. 59th ed.
  • Okano L, Jeon L, Crandall A, Powell T, Riley AW. 2019. The Cascading Effects of Externalizing Behaviors and Academic Functioning across Developmental Transitions: Implications for Prevention and Intervention.
  • Crandall A, Novilla K, Hanson CL, Barnes MD, Novilla MLLB. November, 2019. The Checklist for a Family Focus in Public Health Programs and Initiatives: A Tool to Help Practitioners Think Family.
  • Crandall A, Miller JR, Cheung A, Novilla LK, Glade R, Novilla MLLB, Magnusson BM, Leavitt B, Barnes MD, Hanson CL. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2019. ACEs and Counter-ACEs: How Positive and Negative Childhood Experiences Influence Adult Health.
  • Crandall A, Cheung A, Miller JR, Glade R, Novilla LK. May, 2019. Dispositional Forgiveness and Stress as Primary Correlates of Executive Functioning in Adults.
  • Crandall A, Cheung A, Young A, Hooper AP. March, 2019. Theory-Based Predictors of Mindfulness Meditation Mobile App Usage: A Survey and Cohort Study. 3rd ed.
  • Gibbons S, Trette-McLean T, Crandall A, Bingham JL, Garn CL, Cox JC. 2018. Undergraduate students survey their peers on mental health: Perspectives and strategies for improving college counseling center outreach.
  • Crandall A, Allsop Y, Hanson CL. June, 2018. The longitudinal association between cognitive control capacities, suicidality, and depression during late adolescence and young adulthood .
  • Crandall A, Ghazarian S, Deater-Deckard K, Bell MA, Riley AW. May, 2018. The interface of maternal cognitions and executive function in parenting and child conduct problems. 3rd ed.
  • Yount KM, Crandall A, Cheong YF. February, 2018. Women’s Age at First Marriage and Long-Term Economic Empowerment in Egypt.
  • Davis SF, Johnston JD, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB, Torgersen BK, Schnell AJ, Crandall A. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2018. Predictors of radon testing among Utah residents using a theory-based approach. 6th ed. Kristen Ruby-Cisneros , editor. Denver, CO: National Environmental Health Association.
  • Crandall A, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB. 2017. Growth in adolescent self-regulation and impact on sexual risk-taking: A curve-of-factors analysis.
  • Cheong YF, Yount KM, Crandall A. 2017. Longitudinal measurement invariance of the Women’s Agency Scale.
  • Crandall A, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB, Novilla LK, Dyer WJ. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2017. Family financial stress and adolescent sexual risk taking: The role of self-regulation. 1st ed.
  • Yount KM, Crandall A, Cheong YF, Osypuk T, Naved R, Lisa B, Schuler SR. 2016. Child marriage and intimate partner violence in rural Bangladesh: A longitudinal multilevel analysis.
  • Crandall A, VanderEnde K, Cheong YF, Dodell S, Yount KM. May, 2016. Women's age at first marriage and postmarital agency in Egypt.
  • Crandall A, Ghazarian SR, Day RD, Riley AW. November, 2016. Maternal emotion regulation, parenting, and adolescent behaviors: The mediating role of family processes. 11th ed.
  • Yount KM, Miedema S, Martin C, Crandall A, Naved RT. May, 2016. Men's coercive control, partner violence perpetration, and life satisfaction in Bangladesh. 9th ed.
  • Crandall A, Rahim HA, Yount KM. December, 2015. Validation of the General Self-Efficacy Scale Among Qatari Young Women. 12th ed.
  • Crandall A, Deater-Deckard K, Riley AW. 2015. Maternal Emotion and Cognitive Control Capacities and Parenting: A Conceptual Framework.
  • Crandall A, Job JS, Singh P, Arole S, Arole R. 2007. Village health workers improve child health: The Jamkhed, India Experience. 1st ed.

Presentations

  • Crandall A, Broadbent E, Miller J, Cheung A, Stanfill M, Mathews E, Novilla K. Adolescent Substance Use: The Role of Concurrent Adverse and Advantageous Childhood Experiences. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2020.
  • Haehnel, Crandall A. Measuring Family Health: Associations between Family Health and Socioeconomic Status. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2020.
  • Crandall A, Weiss-Laxer N, Berge J, Broadbent E, Holmes EK, Magnusson BM, Okano L, Barnes MD, Hanson CL, Jones BL, et alThe Family Health Scale: developing an instrument to assess family-level processes, lifestyle, resources and social capital in primary care settings. Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Meeting. October, 2020.
  • Mathews E, Crandall A. Self-regulation and Shame as Mediators between Childhood Experiences and Young Adult Health. Society for Research in Child Development. October, 2020.
  • Broadbent E, Crandall A. The Concurrent Intersection of Adverse Versus Advantageous Childhood Experiences with Adolescent Mental Health. Society for Research in Child Development. October, 2020.
  • Crandall A, Broadbent E, Stanfill M, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB, Hanson CL, Barnes MD. Young Adult Health: The Role of Adverse Versus Advantageous Childhood Experiences. Society for Prevention Research. July, 2020.
  • Crandall A. Counter ACEs with Advantageous Childhood Experiences. 2nd Annual Davis County Community Resilience Symposium. January, 2020.
  • Crandall A. Building Counter-ACEs through a Public Health Approach. Utah County Department of Health, health promotion directors meeting (ULACHES). January, 2020.
  • Miller JR, Cheung A, Glade R, Novilla K, Crandall A. Childhood Experiences and Adult Health: The Moderating Effects of Temperament . National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). November, 2019.
  • Crandall A. Best Practices: Reducing ACEs and Increasing Counter-ACEs. UVU Suicide Prevention Conference. October, 2019.
  • Crandall A. ACEs and Counter-ACES: What Can We Do About It. Tooele County Public Health Department Annual Retreat. September, 2019.
  • Crandall A. ACEs and Counter-ACEs: What Can We Do About It. Utah Injury Prevention Conference. June, 2019.
  • Miller J, Cheung A, Crandall A. Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Mental Health: Moderating effects of Extroversion. Utah Public Health Association Conference. April, 2019.
  • Cheung A, Miller GR, Novilla K, Crandall A. Dispositional Forgiveness and Stress as Primary Correlates of Executive Functioning in Adults. Utah Public Health Association Conference. April, 2019.
  • Novilla K, Hanson CL, Barnes MD, Novilla MLLB, Magnusson BM, Crandall A. Supporting Public Health Practitioners to Engage Families: A Family Focus for Interventions Checklist. Society of Public Health Education. March, 2019.
  • Cheung A, Miller J, Crandall A. Theory of Planned Behavior as a Predictor of Mindfulness Meditation Phone App Use. American Public Health Association. November, 2018.
  • Holmes EK, Crandall A, Robbins N, Thomas C, Shafer KM. Masculine Depression Inventory: Do Men Experience Depression Differently?”. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2018.
  • Crandall A. The Family: The Forgotten Link in Public Health. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2018.
  • Crandall A, Powell E, Bradford G, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB, Hanson CL, Barnes MD, Bean RA. Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a Framework for Adolescent Depression. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2018.
  • Crandall A. ACEs and Counter-ACES: What Can We Do About It. Utah Injury Prevention Conference. June, 2018.
  • Hilton H, Himmer E, Hanson CL, Barnes MD, Crandall A. An Exploration of Adolescent Family Problems and Coping Strategies: A Content Analysis of Tumblr Posts. 2018 Population Association of American Conference. April, 2018.
  • Anderson JD, Anderson MA, Tounkara MD, Martinez P, Thacker EL, Crandall A. Biological plausibility of maternal smoking during pregnancy increasing the risk for offspring overweight and obesity. BYU HBLL College of Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition. March, 2018.
  • Crandall A, Magnusson BM, Novilla MLLB. At the Crossroads of Family Stress, Self-regulation, and Sexual Risk-taking. 2017 National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting. November, 2017.
  • Magnusson BM, Evans K, Crandall A. Early Sexual Debut and Risky Sex in Young Adults: The Role of Impulsivity. 2017 National Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting. November, 2017.
  • Kaitana D, Zak R, Jacob M, Ashley Y, Audrey P, David F, Magnusson BM, Goates MC, Crandall A. The Brain—Your Second Stomach? Executive Function Predicts Eating Behaviors. 2017 USOPHE Conference. September, 2017.
  • Bingham JL, Garn CL, Crandall A, Cox JC, McLean T, Gibbons S. Student Perspectives on Mental Health: A Public Health Collaboration. 10th Annual National Outreach Conference for Counseling Centers. June, 2017.
  • Barnes MD, Hilton H, Crandall AA, Hanson C. An Exploration of Adolescent Family Problems and Coping Strategies: A Content Analysis of Tumblr Posts. 11th Annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media. June, 2017.
  • Martinez S, Allsop Y, Crandall A. Starters and Finishers: Variation in Adolescent Self-control by Abstinence Pledge Status. 2017 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. April, 2017.
  • Gibbons S, Trette-McLean T, Bingham JL, Garn CL, Cox JC, Crandall A. Promoting Mental Health on College Campuses: The Need for a Public Health Approach. Utah Public Health Association Conference. March, 2017.
  • Crandall A, Magnusson BM, Dyer WJ, Novilla MLLB, Novilla K, Evans K. The Role of Family Stress and Adolescent Self-Regulation on Risk Behaviors. 2016 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations. November, 2016.
  • Davis SF, Cox A, Magnusson BM, Crandall A, Jensen A, Larsen B, Torgersen B, Johnston JD. Factors influencing radon testing behaviors among Utah County residents. NEHA 2016 AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference. June, 2016.
  • Yount KM, Crandall A, Cheong YF, Osypuk TL, Naved R, Bates L, Schuler SR. Child Marriage and Intimate Partner Violence in RURAL Bangladesh: A Longitudinal Multilevel Analysis. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. April, 2016.
  • Jayaweera RR, Rochat R, Crandall A, Yount KM. The Effect of Contraceptive Use on Women’s Empowerment in Minya, Egypt. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. April, 2016.
  • Allsop Y, Crandall A. Mother and Father Well-being: The Role of Cognitive Control Capacities. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Utah Council of Family Relations. April, 2016.
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