Joel M. Moskowitz PhD

Director and Principal Investigator, Center for Family and Community Health
Education: 
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Evaluation Research and Methodology, Northwestern University
  • PhD - Social Psychology, UC Santa Barbara
  • MA - Social Psychology, UC Santa Barbara
  • BA - Mathematics, Rutgers University
Research Interests: 
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Tobacco control, smoking prevention and cessation
  • Substance abuse prevention
  • Evaluation research and behavioral surveillance methods
  • Health effects of mobile phone use
Selected Publications: 

Garg, T., Fradkin, N., Moskowitz, J.M. Adoption of an outdoor residential hall smoking policy in a California public university: A case study. Journal of American College Health. 2011. 59(8):769-771.

McDonnell DD, Kazinets G, Lee YJ, Moskowitz JM. An internet-based smoking cessation program for Korean Americans: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2011. 13(5):336-343.

McDonnell DD, Lee YJ, Kazinets G, Moskowitz JM. Successful strategies for online recruitment of targeted populations: Lessons learned from a smoking cessation study among Korean Americans. Social Marketing Quarterly. 2010. 16(3):2-22.

Myung, SK, Ju W, McDonnell DD, Lee YJ, Kazinets G, Cheng C-T, Moskowitz JM. Mobile phone use and risk of tumors: A meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2009. 27(33):5565-5572.

Lin MK, Moskowitz JM, Kazinets G, Ivey SL, Kim Y, McDonnell DD. Adherence to Pap test guidelines: Variations among Asians in California. 2009. Ethnicity & Disease. 19(4):425-432.

Myung SK, McDonnell DD, Kazinets G, Seo HG, Moskowitz JM. Relationships between household smoking restrictions and intention to quit smoking among Korean American male smokers in California. 2010. Journal of Korean Medical Science. 25(2):251-256.

Myung SK, McDonnell DD, Kazinets G, Seo HG, Moskowitz JM. Effects of Web- and computer-based smoking cessation programs: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2009. 169(10):929-937.

Ritieni A, Moskowitz J, Tholandi M. HIV/AIDS misconceptions among Latinos: Findings from a population-based survey of California adults. Health Education and Behavior. 2008. 35(2):245-249.

McDonnell DD, Lee H-J., Kim Y-K., Kazinets G., Moskowitz JM. Cancer coverage in a mainstream and Korean American online newspaper: Lessons for community intervention. Patient Education and Counseling. 2008. 71(3):388-395.

Moskowitz JM, Kazinets G, Wong JM, Tager IB. "Health is Strength": A community health education program to improve breast and cervical cancer screening among Korean American women in Alameda County, California. Cancer Detection and Prevention. 2007. 31(2):173-183.

Xia Q, Moskowitz J, Ritieni A, Facer M, Molitor F. Discordance between sexual behavior and self-reported sexual identity. [letter]. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2007. 146(7): 539-540.

Kim Y, Moskowitz, JM, Lee H, Kazinets Y. Health care access and utilization among Korean American adults! in Alameda County, California: 1994 and 2002. Journal of Korean Society for Health Education and Promotion. 2006. 23(5):29-46.

Moskowitz JM, Ritieni A, Tholandi M, Xia Q (2006). How do Californians define safe sex? Californian Journal of Health Promotion. 4(1): 109-118.

Moskowitz JM (2004). Assessment of cigarette smoking and smoking susceptibility among youth: Telephone computer-assisted self-interviews versus computer-assisted telephone interviews. Public Opinion Quarterly. 68(4):565-587.

Moskowitz JM, Kazinets G, Tager IB, Wong J (2004). Breast and cervical cancer screening among Korean women, Santa Clara County, California, 1994 and 2002. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 53(33):765-767. 

Lew A, Moskowitz JM, Ngo L,Wismer BA, Wong JM, Ahn Y, Tager IB (2003). Effect of provider status on preventive screening among Korean-American women in Alameda County, California. Preventive Medicine. 36(2):142-150.

D'Onofrio CN, Moskowitz JM, Braverman MT, "Curtailing tobacco use among youth: Evaluation of Project 4-Health", Health Education and Behavior,29(6):656-682, 2002

Lew R, Moskowitz JM, Wismer BA, Min K, Kang SH, Chen AM, Tager IB (2001). "Correlates of cigarette smoking among Korean American adults in Alameda County, California. Asian American and Pacific Islander Journal of Health. 9(1):49-60.

Wismer BA, Moskowitz JM, Min K, Chen AM, Ahn Y, Cho S, Jun S, Lew A, Mi Pak Y,Wong JM, Tager IB (2001). Interim assessment of a community intervention to improve breast and cervical cancer screening among Korean American women. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 7(2):61-70.

Moskowitz JM, Lin Z, & Hudes ES (2000). The impact of workplace smoking ordinances in California on smoking cessation. American Journal of Public Health. 90(5): 757-761.

Moskowitz JM, Lin Z, & Hudes ES (1999). The impact of California's local smoking ordinances on worksite smoking policy and on exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace. American Journal of Health Promotion. 13, 278-281.

Wismer BA, Moskowitz JM, Chen AM, Kang SH, Novotny TE, Min K, Lew R & Tager IB (1998). Pap smear testing and independent correlates for Korean American women in two California counties. American Journal of Public Health. 88, 656-660.

Wismer BA, Moskowitz JM, Chen AM, Kang SH, Novotny TE, Min K, Lew R & Tager IB (1998). Mammography and clinical breast examination among Korean American women in two California counties. Preventive Medicine. 27, 144-151.

Murray DM, Moskowitz JM, & Dent C (1996). Design and analysis issues in a community-based drug-use prevention trial. American Behavioral Scientist. 39, 853-867.

Other interests: 
  • American Evaluation Association American Public Health Association
Profile Updated: October 21, 2011