University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
Institute for Juvenile Research
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, (M/C 747)
Chicago, IL 60608
Office Phone: (312) 413-4597
Office Fax: (312) 413-1036
Baptiste, D; Bhana, A., Peterson, I; Voisin, D., Mckay, M; Bell, C., et al (2007). A community participatory framework for international youth-focused HIV/AIDS prevention in South Africa and Trinidad. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31 (9), 905-916.
Baptiste, D; Blachman, D; Cappella, E, Coleman, I, et al. (2007). Transferring a University-led HIV/AIDS Prevention Program to a Community Mental Health Agency. Social Work in Mental Health. 5 (3-4), 269-294
Baptiste, D; Paikoff, R; McKay, M; Madison, S; Coleman, D, Bell, C & the CHAMP Collaborative Board (2005) Collaborating with an urban community to develop a family-based HIV/AIDS prevention program for black youth. Behavior Modification . 370-416, Sage: CA
Baptiste, D, Tolous- Sham, M., Miller, S., McBride, C., McKay, M., Paikoff, R. (2007). Predictors of parental monitoring and sexual risk taking among urban African American youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies 16, 261-274.
Baptiste, D., Voisin, D., Smithgall, C., Martinez, D., Henderson, G. & The TT Advisory group (2007). Family-based Education Among Trinidad and Tobago Teens: Preliminary results. In M. McKay & R. Paikoff (Eds), pp. 333-354. Community Collaborative Partnerships : The Foundation for HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Efforts . Hayworth Press: CA,
Pokorny, S, Baptiste, D., Tolan, P., Paikoff, R & Madison, S et al (2004) Participatory approaches in primary prevention. In L. Mason et al (Eds) Community Research: Participatory Methods. American Psychological Association (APA)
IJR Faculty Member
Donna R. Baptiste, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
Dr. Baptiste is involved in several Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) initiatives to decrease adolescent sexual risk-taking and HIV exposure and improve health of women and children in US and international locations.
Clinical and research activities include setting up local academic-community coalitions; cultural and contextual tailoring of health promotion/disease prevention interventions and psychosocial research instruments; training and program evaluation. Dr. Baptiste is principal or co-investigator on several NIH-funded studies involving CBPR in Chicago, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Haiti. Dr. Baptiste is also a licensed clinical psychologist and licensed marital family therapist (LMFT) and an experienced teacher/trainer in family-systems therapy.
She provides trainings and consultations on adolescent development family-based health promotion to local and international organizations.
- American Psychology Association (APA)
- Society for Community Research and Action
- Society for Child and Family Policy
- Practice Society for Family Psychology
- African American Research Scientist Roster (NIH)
- Collaborative HIV & AIDS Adolescent Mental Health Projects (CHAMP), Chicago, Trinidad and Tobago
- Bon Samaritan Women's Health Initiative, Haiti