Paul Florsheim, PhD

Professor, Community & Behavioral Health Promotion
School of Public Health

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Clinical Psychology, Northwestern University
MA, Social Sciences, University of Chicago
BA, History, Wesleyan University


Dr. Paul Florsheim’s research interests focus on: (1) public health issues relevant to high-risk adolescents, including the prevention of relationship problems and mental illness (intimate partner violence. substance abuse, psychosis, and behavioral disorders); (2) interpersonal developmental processes related to health and mental health across the lifespan.

His current projects include: (1) the development of a co-parenting support program for pregnant adolescents and their partners; (2) development of an innovative health curriculum for at risk high school students; and (3) school based mental health services for at risk youth.

Milwaukee Young Parenthood Study web site


Cultivating Fatherhood Conference - Part 1

Cultivating Fatherhood Conference - Part 2

Cultivating Fatherhood Conference - Part 3

Cultivating Fatherhood Conference - Part 4