Renee Sieving

NURS - Image - 180x222 - Renee SievingRenee Sieving, PhD, RN, FAAN, FSAHM

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Office Location:
6-189B Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Co-operative Membership:
Population Health and Systems

Center Memberships:
Center for Child and Family Health Promotion Research
Center for Adolescent Nursing

Educational Background:
BA, 1983, Biology, Concordia University, River Forest, IL
MSN, 1985, Parent-Child Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Fellowship, 1991, Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
PhD, 1996, Behavioral Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Teaching Areas:
Adolescent Health Summer Institute
Critical Reading in Adolescent Health Scientific Literature

Research Interests:
Promoting health and healthy development among vulnerable populations of young people; preventing risky sexual behaviors, violence and school failure among adolescents; and improving adolescent health services.

Research and Training Grants:
Project Title: Healthy Youth Development - Prevention Research Center
Funding Agency: CDC
Role: Deputy Director, Co-Principal Investigator
Project Date(s): 9/04 - 9/19

Project Title: Encuentro youth development program: Community demonstration project
Funding Agencies: Carolyn Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation, UCare Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Date(s): 9/14 - 1/16

Project Title: Understanding the Context of Northern Plains American Indian Teen Pregnancy
Funding Agency: National Center for Minority Health & Health Disparities, NIH
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Project Date(s): 9/11 - 2/16

Project Title: Lead Peace Collaborative Middle Grades Service Learning Program
Funding Agencies: Best Buy Childrens' Foundation, WEM Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Date(s): 12/09 - 6/15

Project Title: Prime Time: Long Term Intervention Outcomes
Funding Agency: University of Minnesota Graduate School
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Date(s): 6/12 - 5/13

Project Title: An Interactive Website to Reduce HIV Risk Behavior Among Adolescents
Funding Agency: National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Date(s): 9/09 - 8/12

Project Title: Prime Time: Health Promotion for Multiple Risk Behaviors
Funding Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Date(s): 6/06 - 9/11

Project Title: University of Minnesota Knowledge to Practice in Adolescent Health (MN- KPAH)
Funding Agency: HRSA MCHB
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Date(s): 7/13 - 6/16

Project Title: Leadership Education in Adolescent Health
Funding Agency: HRSA MCHB
Role: Nursing Training Faculty
Project Date(s): 7/02 - 6/17

Project Title: Center for Adolescent Nursing
Funding Agency: HRSA MCHB
Role: Training Faculty
Project Date(s): 06/08 - 06/13

Selected Publications:
Johnson A, Sieving R, Pettingell S, McRee AL (2015). The roles of partner communication and relationship status in adolescent contraceptive use. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 29, 61-69.

McMorris B, Swartz K, Thul C, Russ P, Randolph N, Sieving R (2014). Long-term impacts of Lead Peace middle school service learning program on high school seniors from north Minneapolis. CURA Reporter, 44(2), 22-29.

Harpin S, Sieving R, Bernat D, Bearinger L (2014). Patterns of in-migration and out-migration in a longitudinal study of urban middle school adolescents. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 1, 351-361.

Sieving R, McMorris B, Secor-Turner M, Garwick A, Shlafer R, Beckman K, Oliphant J, Pettingell S, Seppelt A (2014). Prime Time: 18-month violence outcomes of a clinic-based intervention. Prevention Science, 15, 460-472.

Sieving R, McRee AL, Secor-Turner M, Garwick A, Bearinger L, Beckman K, McMorris B, Resnick M (2014). Prime Time: Long-term sexual health outcomes of a clinic-linked intervention. Perspectives on Sexual & Reproductive Health, 46, 91-100.

Gower A, Shlafer R, Polan J, McRee AL, McMorris B, Pettingell S, Sieving R (2014). Brief report: Associations between adolescent girls’ social emotional intelligence and violence perpetration. Journal of Adolescence, 37, 67-71.

Secor-Turner M, McMorris B, Sieving R, Bearinger L (2013). Life experiences of instability and sexual risk behaviors among high risk adolescent girls. Perspectives on Sexual & Reproductive Health, 45, 101-107.

Sieving R, McRee AL, McMorris B, Beckman K, Pettingell S, Bearinger L, Garwick A, Oliphant J, Plowman S, Secor-Turner M, Resnick M (2013). Prime Time: 24-month sexual health outcomes of a clinic-linked intervention to prevent pregnancy risk behaviors. JAMA Pediatrics, 167, 333-340.

Shlafer R, McMorris B, Sieving R, Gower A (2013).The impact of family and peer protective factors on girls’ violence perpetration and victimization. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52, 365-371.

Polan J, Sieving R, McMorris B (2013). Are young adolescents emotional and social skills protective against involvement in violence and bullying behaviors? Health Promotion Practice, 14(4), 599-606.

Sieving R, Bernat D, Resnick M, Oliphant J, Pettingell S, Plowman S, Skay C (2012). A clinic-based youth development program to reduce sexual risk behaviors among adolescent girls: Prime Time pilot study. Health Promotion Practice, 13(4), 462-471.

Tanner A, Secor-Turner M, Garwick A, Sieving R, Rush K (2012). Engaging vulnerable adolescents in a pregnancy prevention program: Perspectives of Prime Time staff. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 26(4), 254-265.

Stoddard S, McMorris B, Sieving R (2011). Do social connections and hope matter in predicting early adolescent violence? American Journal of Community Psychology, 48(3-4):247-56.

Sieving R, McMorris B, Beckman K, Pettingell S, Secor-Turner M, Kugler K, Garwick A, Resnick M, Bearinger L (2011). Prime Time: 12-month sexual health outcomes of a clinic-based intervention to prevent pregnancy risk behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49,172-179.

Stoddard S, Henly S, Sieving R, Bolland J (2011). Social connections, trajectories of hopelessness, and serious violence in impoverished urban youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(3), 278-295.

Sieving R, Resnick M, Garwick A, Bearinger L, Beckman K, Oliphant J, Plowman S, Rush K (2011). A clinic-based, youth development approach to teen pregnancy prevention. American Journal of Health Behavior, 35(3), 346-358.

Secor-Turner M, Sieving R, Garwick A (2011). Social messages, social context, and teen sexual health: voices of urban African American youth. American Journal of Health Behavior, 35(2), 162-174.

Bosma L, Sieving R, Ericson A, Russ P, Cavender L, Bonine M (2010). Elements for successful collaboration between K-8 school, community agency, and university partners: The Lead Peace partnership. Journal of School Health, 80, 501-507.

Widome R, Sieving R, Harpin S, Hearst M (2008). Neighborhood connection and violence in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 43(5), 482-489.

Sieving R, Widome R (2008). Towards preventing youth violence: Engaging urban middle school students in community service learning. CURA Reporter, 38(1), 12-17.

Sieving R, Bearinger L, Resnick M, Pettingell S, Skay C (2007). Adolescent dual method use: Relevant attitudes, normative beliefs and self-efficacy. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(3), 275.e15–275.e22.

Sieving R, Eisenberg M, Pettingell S, Skay C (2006). Friends’ influences on adolescents’ first sexual intercourse. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 38(1), 13-19.

Sieving R, Beuhring T, Resnick M, Shew M, Bearinger L, Ireland M, Blum R (2001). Development of adolescent self-report measures from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 28(1), 73-81.

Sieving R, Perry C, Williams C (2000). Do friendships change behaviors--or--do behaviors change friendships? Directions of influence in adolescent alcohol use. Journal of Adolescent Health, 26(1), 27-35.

Sieving R, Resnick M, Bearinger L, Remafedi G, Harmon B, Taylor B (1997). Cognitive and behavioral predictors of sexually transmitted disease risk behavior among sexually active adolescents. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 151(3), 243-251.

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