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Michelle A. Bell

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Associate Professor Emeritus, Health Services


PhD   University of Washington, 1984   (Social Welfare (PhD))
MSW   University of Washington, 1967   (Social Work)
BA   University of Washington, 1965   (General Studies)

Contact Info


office:   F-351E, Health Sciences Building

University of Washington
1915 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-7230

campus box:   357230
voice:   206-543-0316
fax:   206-616-8370


Dr. Bell served as Director of the Extended Master of Public Health Degree Program and taught on policies and programs related to the health of children, adolescents and families, with an emphasis on disadvantaged populations. Her research was broadly based in child and adolescent health in community and school settings. Projects included: evaluation of innovations such as coordinated school health programs, school-based health centers for adolescents, and community-based interventions for adolescents at risk of early pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, drug use, and violence.

Health and social policy; Organization and delivery of community-based services; Adolescent health; Minority health.

Stock JL, Bell MA, Boyer DK, Connell FA. Adolescent pregnancy and sexual risk-taking among sexually abused girls. Fam Plann Perspect. 1997 Sep-Oct;29(5):200-3, 227.  PMID: 9323495

Enhanced Program at T.T. Minor Elementary School

This project measures the implementation and impact of an enhanced educational model to improve the academic, health and social well-being of pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students in a central area school in Seattle.