Marian Reiff, PhD, MSc
Assessment Specialist, Counseling & Psychological Services
Public Health Interests
Current Public-Health Related Activities
Marian Reiff specializes in public health and medical anthropology and is a licensed clinical social worker. Her research experience includes projects involving traditional healing, stigma, trauma, migration, stress, provider-patient communication, and genetic testing. She approaches health and prevention in an integrated way, and understands illness and healing in a cultural context. In her current position, she monitors and evaluates outreach and prevention programs designed to promote mental wellness on campus.
Reiff, M, E. Bugos, B. Bernhardt,, P. Sankar, N. Spinner, S. Mulchandani. "Set in stone" or "ray of hope": Parents' beliefs about cause and prognosis after genomic testing of children diagnosed with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (2017) 47(5), 1453-1463.
Reiff, M., D. Castille, K. Muenzenmaier, BG Link. Childhood trauma and adult psychotic symptoms. Psychological Theory, Trauma, Research, Practice and Policy (Jun 20, 2011).
Reiff, M., F. Kronenberg, M. Balick, P. Lohr, B. O'Connor, A. Fugh-Berman. Ethnomedicine in the Urban Environment: Latino Healers in New York City. Human Organization (2003) 62(1):12-26.
Reiff, M., H. Zakut & M. Weingarten Immigration and medicine: Illness and treatment perceptions of Ethiopian immigrants and their doctors in Israel. American Journal of Public Health (1999) 89 (12): 1814-1818.