Anne Dressel, PhD, CFPH, MLIS, MA

Anne Dressel, PhD, CFPH, MLIS, MA
Assistant Professor/ Director, Center for Global Health Equity
414-229-3995
banda@uwm.eduCunningham Hall 566
Assistant Professor/ Director, Center for Global Health Equity

Anne is an Assistant Professor, who serves as Director of the Center for Global Health Equity. She also serves as Project Director of the Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment.

Education

CFPH Public Health University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Ph D Urban Studies University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
MLIS Library & Information Science University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
MA English University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
BA Comparative Literature University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI

Awards & Honors

Faculty Advisor of the Year Award (2014) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Community-Engaged Faculty of the Year Award (2013) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Current Research

Contracts & Grants

Intellectual Contributions

Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Lathen, L., Baisch, Mary J., Cotton, Q., Dressel, Anne, Antilla, J., Olukotun, O., Washington, R., Jordan, L., and Hess, A. “Enhancing healthier birth outcomes by creating supportive spaces for pregnant African American women living in Milwaukee.” Maternal & Child Health Journal.
Dressel, Anne, Schneider, R., Denomie, M., Kusch, J., Welch, W., Sosa, M., Yeldell, S., Maida, T., Wineberg, J., Holt, K., and Bernstein, R. “Assessing health promotion interventions: Limitations of traditional research methods in community-based studies.” Health Promotion Practice.
Kako, Peninnah, Kibicho, Jennifer, Dressel, Anne, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, and Ngui, Emmanuel. “'It is hard to swallow them without eating.' Antiretroviral Adherence Challenges Among Women Living with HIV in Kenya.” Advances in Nursing Science (Data-based manuscript).
Schneider, Robert, Kusch, Jennifer, Dressel, Anne, and Bernstein, Rebecca. “Can a twelve-week intervention reduce barriers to bicycling among overweight adults in low-income Latino and Black communities?.” Transportation Research, Part F 56. (2018): 99-112.
Bernstein, Rebecca, Schneider, Robert, Welch, Whitney, Dressel, Anne, DeNomie, Melissa, Kusch, Jennifer, and Sosa, Mirtha. “Biking for health: Results of a randomized controlled trial examining the impact of a bicycling intervention on lower-income adults.” WMJ 116.3 (2017): 154-169.
Dressel, Anne, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Dietrich, Ann, Chirwa, Ellen, Mgawadere, Florence, Kambalemetore, Sylvia, and Kako, Peninnah. “Local to global: Working together to meet the needs of vulnerable communities.” Journal of Interprofessional Care 31.5 (2017): 667-669.
Choi, K. S., Kim, H. S., Lee, S. Y., Dressel, Anne, Galvao, Loren W., and Jun, M. “A study on the curriculum of global health education [Korena with English abstract].” Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 22.2 (2016).
Dressel, Anne, and Glass, L. K. “U. S. influence responsible for S. Korean's nurses.” Army Magazine 66.5 (2016): 64-66.
John, S. A., Dressel, Anne, and Koepsel, B. “The Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment: Evaluation of the Healthy Homes Project.” E polis: An Online Student Journal of Urban Studies7 7. (2015): 28-43.
Dressel, Anne, Koepsel, B., Huffman, N., and Adesuyi, G. “Healthy day cares: An asthma health promotion project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.” Journal of Children, Youth, and Environments 25.3 (2015): 188-195.
Dressel, Anne, Steinborn, M., and Holt, K. “Get Wheelin' in Westlawn: Mounting a successful bicycle intervention in a low-income minority urban community.” Sports 2.4 (2014): 131-139.
Dressel, Anne, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Kako, Peninnah, and Stevens, Patricia. “Peace, health, and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals: The experience of HIV-positive women in Malawi and Kenya.” Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict 2014. (2014): 18-20.
Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Stevens, Patricia, Kako, Peninnah, and Dressel, Anne. “Safety planning in focus groups of Malawian women living with HIV: Helping each other deal with violence and abuse.” Violence Against Women 19.11 (2013): 1331-1349.
Dressel, Anne, Anderko, Laura M., and Koepsel, B. “The Westlawn Partnership for a Healthier Environment: Promoting environmental justice and building community capacity.” Environmental Justice 66.4 (2013): 127-132.
Kako, Peninnah, Stevens, Patricia, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Kibicho, Jennifer, Karani, A K., and Dressel, Anne. “Missed opportunities for early HIV diagnosis: Critical insights from the stories of Kenyan women living with HIV.” International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 51.5 (2013).
Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, Wendland, Claire, Stevens, Patricia, Kako, Peninnah, Dressel, Anne, and Kibicho, Jennifer. “Marriage as a risk factor for HIV: Learning from the experiences of HIV-infected women in Malawi.” Global Public Health 8.2 (2013): 187-201.
Kako, Peninnah, Stevens, Patricia, Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy, and Banda, Anne. “Grappling with HIV transmission risks: Experiences of rural Kenyan women living with HIV.” Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 23.5 (2012): 442-453.
Tessler, M., Nachtwey, J., and Banda, A. Area studies and social science: Strategies for understanding Middle East politics. Indiana University Press, (1999).