Joanne Delk, MS

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Research Coordinator II

Joanne is the Project Coordinator for the Texas Adolescent Tobacco and Marketing Surveillance Study (TATAMS) in the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science on Youth and Young Adult. She joined the Center in 2006 and served as the Measurement Coordinator for the Travis County Elementary and Middle School CATCH Studies.

In her role as Project Coordinator of TATAMS, Joanne is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of the study; including recruiting a longitudinal cohort of 4,000 adolescents, coordinating study measurements and overseeing project staff.

Joanne has received a MS in nutrition from the University of Minnesota in 2006 and a BS in chemistry with a concentration in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000

Outside of work you can find Joanne rowing on Lady Bird Lake or spending time with her lab mutt, Molly Pancake, and her partner, John.

Current Projects

CATCH Middle School

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The Central Texas CATCH Middle School Project (CATCH MS) was a school-based health promotion initiative aimed at promoting physical activity, healthy eating and obesity prevention among middle school students living in central Texas.

Recent Publications

Positive outcome expectations and tobacco product use behaviors in youth

(Creamer MR, Delk J, Case K, Perry CL, Harrell M; Subst Use Misuse.; 2017)

Weight status and cigarette and electronic cigarette use in adolescents

(Delk J, Creamer MR, Perry CL, Harrell M; Am J Prev Med.; 2017)

Exposure and engagement with tobacco- and e-cigarette-related social media

(Hébert ET, Case KR, Kelder SH, Delk J, Perry CL, Harrell MB; J Adolesc Health. 2017)

Implementation of a computerized tablet-survey in adolescent large-scale, school-based, study

(Delk J, Harrell MB, Fakhouri T, Muir K, Perry CL; J Sch Health; 2017)

Texas Adolescent Tobacco and Marketing Surveillance System’s design

(Pérez A, Harrell MB, Malkani RI, Jackson CD, Delk J, Allotey PA, Matthews, KJ, Martinez P, Perry CL; Tob Regul Sci.; 2017)