President’s Award for Public Impact
School of Public Health
Marc Zimmerman, director of the Prevention Research Center and the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center in the School of Public Health, will receive the President’s Award for Public Impact. The award honors individuals whose research and expertise tangibly addresses a major public-sector challenge.
Zimmerman is the Marshall H. Becker Collegiate Professor of Public Health and professor of health behavior and health education. He also is editor of Youth and Society, a member of the editorial board for Health Education Research, and editor emeritus of Health Education and Behavior. His research focuses on how positive factors in adolescents’ lives help them overcome risks, and measurement and analysis of psychological and community empowerment.