Dr. Craig S Fryer, DrPH, MPH - University of Maryland - Associate Professor & Associate Director

Dr. Craig S Fryer

DrPH, MPH

University of Maryland

Associate Professor & Associate Director

College Park, Maryland | United States

Main Specialties: Public Health

Additional Specialties: racial and ethnic health disparities; community-engaged research; health equity; mixed methods research; qualitative methods

Dr. Craig S Fryer, DrPH, MPH - University of Maryland - Associate Professor & Associate Director

Dr. Craig S Fryer

DrPH, MPH

Introduction

Dr. Fryer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health at the University of Maryland College Park, School of Public Health and Associate Director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity.

Trained as behavioral scientist, Dr. Fryer utilizes mixed methods research designs to examine the sociocultural context of health and health status, with an emphasis in community-engaged research. His work focuses on racial and ethnic health disparities in substance use and dependence, specifically the intersection of tobacco and marijuana use among urban youth and young adult populations.

Collateral research endeavors include: African American men’s health; behavioral intervention research; and the respectful, recruitment and retention of underrepresented communities in research.

Primary Affiliation: University of Maryland - College Park, Maryland , United States

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Education

May 2006
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
DrPH/Sociomedical Sciences
Dec 1997
University of Pittsburgh, School of Public Health
MPH/Behavioral and Community Health
May 1992
Case Western Reserve University
BS/Clinical Nutrition

Publications

35Publications

368Reads

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192PubMed Central Citations

Commentary: Critical Race Theory Training to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: The Public Health Critical Race Praxis Institute.

Ethn Dis 2018 9;28(Suppl 1):279-284. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Maryland Center for Health Equity, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.28.S1.279DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6092161PMC
October 2019
36 Reads
0.921 Impact Factor

Examining prevalence and correlates of cigarette and marijuana co-use among young adults using ten years of NHANES data.

Addict Behav 2019 Sep 25;96:140-147. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, 4200 Valley Drive College Park, MD 20742, United States; Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland School of Public Health, 4200 Valley Drive College Park, MD 20742, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.04.014DOI Listing
September 2019
8 Reads
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A Sequential Explanatory Mixed Methods Study of Young Adult Tobacco and Marijuana Co-Use.

Subst Use Misuse 2019 22;54(13):2177-2190. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland , College Park , Maryland , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2019.1638409DOI Listing
July 2019
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Between Privilege and Oppression: An Intersectional Analysis of Active Transportation Experiences Among Washington D.C. Area Youth.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 04 12;16(8). Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Department of Sociology, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16081313DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6518066PMC
April 2019
3 Reads
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Substance Use, Academic Performance, and Academic Engagement Among High School Seniors.

J Sch Health 2019 02;89(2):145-156

Center for Young Adult Health and Development, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, 1234 School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/josh.12723
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/josh.12723DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6373775PMC
February 2019
28 Reads
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A Mixed Methods Examination of Sleep Throughout the Alcohol Recovery Process Grounded in the Social Cognitive Theory: The Role of Self-Efficacy and Craving.

Health Educ Behav 2019 Feb 4;46(1):126-136. Epub 2018 Mar 4.

1 National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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February 2019
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Marijuana use predicts onset of current little cigar use in a national sample of US young adults.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2018 09 10;190:235-241. Epub 2018 Mar 10.

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St., MS 482, Burlington, VT, 05401, USA; Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School, of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.01.020DOI Listing
September 2018
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Adolescent dual-product users: Acquisition and situational use of cigarettes and cigars.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2018 Jul 16;188:356-363. Epub 2018 May 16.

Maryland Center for Health Equity, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland, 4200 Valley Drive, 1234X SPH Building, College Park, MD, 20742, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6002754PMC
July 2018
2 Reads
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Mission of Mercy emergency dental clinics: an opportunity to promote general and oral health.

BMC Public Health 2018 07 13;18(1):878. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Maryland Center for Health Equity, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 4200 Valley Drive, College Park, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5792-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6045818PMC
July 2018
26 Reads
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Mixed methods research in tobacco control with youth and young adults: A methodological review of current strategies.

PLoS One 2017 25;12(8):e0183471. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

Educational Studies, School of Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5571971PMC
October 2017
10 Reads
1 Citation
3.234 Impact Factor

The Influence of Race and Ethnicity on Becoming a Human Subject: Factors Associated with Participation in Research.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2017 Sep 24;7:57-63. Epub 2017 May 24.

Department of Health Services Administration; Maryland Center for Health Equity, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2017.05.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5716487PMC
September 2017
10 Reads
4 Citations

Critical Transitions: A Mixed Methods Examination of Sleep from Inpatient Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment to the Community.

PLoS One 2016 29;11(8):e0161725. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5003361PMC
August 2017
28 Reads
1 Citation
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The Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI): Developing workforce capacity for health disparities research.

J Clin Transl Sci 2017 Jun 19;1(3):153-159. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cts.2017.6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5647658PMC
June 2017
24 Reads
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Youth Acquisition and Situational Use of Cigars, Cigarillos, and Little Cigars:: A Cross-sectional Study.

Am J Prev Med 2017 Jan 4;52(1):e9-e16. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Maryland Center for Health Equity, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2016.08.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5704971PMC
January 2017
1 Read
4 Citations
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Little Cigars and Cigarillos Use Among Young Adult Cigarette Smokers in the United States: Understanding Risk of Concomitant Use Subtypes.

Nicotine Tob Res 2016 12 6;18(12):2234-2242. Epub 2016 Jul 6.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntw170DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5103937PMC
December 2016
8 Reads
5 Citations
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The Most Natural Tobacco Used: A Qualitative Investigation of Young Adult Smokers' Risk Perceptions of Flavored Little Cigars and Cigarillos.

Nicotine Tob Res 2016 May 14;18(5):827-33. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv151DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5896812PMC
May 2016
12 Reads
23 Citations
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Appeal and Impact of Characterizing Flavors on Young Adult Small Cigar Use.

Tob Regul Sci 2015 Apr 1;1:42-53. Epub 2015 Mar 1.

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18001/TRS.1.1.5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5130284PMC
April 2015
26 Reads
10 Citations

Promotion of waterpipe tobacco use, its variants and accessories in young adult newspapers: a content analysis of message portrayal.

Health Educ Res 2015 Feb 23;30(1):152-61. Epub 2014 Jun 23.

Division of Health Promotion and Behavior, School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA and Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-2611, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/her/cyu035DOI Listing
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February 2015
5 Reads
6 Citations

Characterizing researchers by strategies used for retaining minority participants: results of a national survey.

Contemp Clin Trials 2013 Sep 10;36(1):61-7. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

University of Maryland, School of Public Health, Maryland Center for Health Equity and Department of Behavioral and Community Health, College Park, MD 20742, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2013.05.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3769439PMC
September 2013
4 Reads
1 Citation
1.990 Impact Factor

Improving informed consent with minority participants: results from researcher and community surveys.

J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 2012 Dec;7(5):44-55

University of Maryland, College Park, MD20742, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/jer.2012.7.5.44DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3685140PMC
December 2012
3 Reads
5 Citations
1.220 Impact Factor

Attributes of researchers and their strategies to recruit minority populations: results of a national survey.

Contemp Clin Trials 2012 Nov 5;33(6):1231-7. Epub 2012 Jul 5.

University of Maryland, School of Public Health, Maryland Center for Health Equity and Department of Family Science, College Park, MD 20742, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3468713PMC
November 2012
3 Reads
9 Citations
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Polarization and Belief Dynamics in the Black and White Communities: An Agent-Based Network Model from the Data.

Artif Life 2012 Jul;13:186-193

Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7551/978-0-262-31050-5-ch026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4186741PMC
July 2012
13 Reads
2 Citations
1.390 Impact Factor

Targeting anti-smoking messages: does audience race matter?

Addict Behav 2012 Jul 17;37(7):844-7. Epub 2012 Mar 17.

RAND Corporation, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.03.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3689582PMC
July 2012
4 Reads
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Sexual health behavior interventions for U.S. Latino adolescents: a systematic review of the literature.

J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2012 Apr 28;25(2):136-149. Epub 2011 Dec 28.

Department of Behavioral and Community Health, Maryland Center for Health Equity, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2011.09.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3437918PMC
April 2012
3 Reads
13 Citations
1.812 Impact Factor

Utilizing the school health index to build collaboration between a university and an urban school district.

J Sch Health 2011 Dec;81(12):774-82

Department of Behavioral & Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4247884PMC
December 2011
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Toward a fourth generation of disparities research to achieve health equity.

Annu Rev Public Health 2011 ;32:399-416

Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742-2611, USA.

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July 2011
3 Reads
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Utilization of health care services and willingness to participate in future medical research: the role of race and social support.

J Natl Med Assoc 2010 Sep;102(9):776-86

University of Pittsburgh, Center for Minority Health, University of Pittsburgh, 127A Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA.

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September 2010
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Tobacco industry manipulation messages in anti-smoking public service announcements: the effect of explicitly versus implicitly delivering messages.

Addict Behav 2010 May 4;35(5):526-9. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2847365PMC
May 2010
11 Reads
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How does exposure to cigarette advertising contribute to smoking in adolescents? The role of the developing self-concept and identification with advertising models.

Addict Behav 2009 Nov 22;34(11):932-7. Epub 2009 May 22.

RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2749243PMC
November 2009
3 Reads
5 Citations
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Uncovering the most effective active ingredients of antismoking public service announcements: the role of actor and message characteristics.

Nicotine Tob Res 2009 May 16;11(5):547-52. Epub 2009 Apr 16.

RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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May 2009
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6 Citations
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Exposure to cigarette advertising and adolescents' intentions to smoke: the moderating role of the developing self-concept.

J Pediatr Psychol 2008 Aug 20;33(7):751-60. Epub 2008 Mar 20.

RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsn025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2734119PMC
August 2008
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Smoking cessation and stress among teenagers.

Qual Health Res 2007 Jul;17(6):812-23

Behavioral Sciences Training in Drug Abuse Research, National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York, USA.

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July 2007
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