No Photo Available
Office#: 252A Gilchrist
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-3503
Primary Emphasis Area: Health Education
Vita: View Document
Google Scholar: Google Scholar Profile
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Condom use for sexually transmitted infection prevention among Hispanic teenage mothers: A community-based randomized trial ML Smith, KL Wilson, CD Bergeron - Journal of Women's Health, 2019

2. Ecological Approaches to Teen Pregnancy Prevention: An Examination of Evidence-Based Interventions W Garney, K Wilson, J Nelon, D Muraleetharan, K McLeroy, DM Baletka Health promotion practice 20 (4), 494-501.

3. High-risk adolescents[48]19 sexuality education preferences based on Hispanic ethnicity SB Maness, KL Wilson, EL Thompson, BL Rosen, T Zingg Sex Education, 1-10

4. Identifying the inclusion of National Sexuality Education Standards utilizing a systematic analysis of teen dating violence prevention curriculum KL Wilson, LE Szucs, M Shipley, SK Fehr, EB McNeill, DC Wiley Journal of school health 89 (2), 106-114

5. Self-Perceptions and Factors Associated With Being Put Down at School Among Middle and High School Students A Bowman, JM Knack, AE Barry, AL Merianos[48]26 - The Journal of School Nursing, 2019

6. Wilson, K.L., Maness, S.B., Thompson, E., Rosen, B.L., [239][239]073McDonald, S., Wiley, D.C. (2018). Examining sexuality education preferences among youth at risk for poor sexual health outcomes based on social determinants of health factors. American Journal of Sexuality Education. DOI: 10.1080/15546128.2018.1447414.

7. Rosen, B.L., [239][239]073Bishop, J.M., [239][239]073McDonald, S., Wilson, K.L., & Smith, M.L. (2018). Factors associated with college women[48]19s personal and parental decisions to be vaccinated against HPV. Journal of Community Health. DOI: 10.1007/s10900-018-0543-8.

8. Wilson, K.L., *Szucs, L.E., Rosen, B.L., *Reyes, J.V., & Smith, M.L. (2018). Factors associated with initiating but not completing the HPV vaccination. American Journal of Health Studies, 33(1), p. 30-39.

9. Wilson, K.L., Rosen, B.L., Thompson, E.L., Maness, S.B., and Wiley, D.C. (2018) High-Risk Adolescents Sexuality Education Preferences Based on Sexual Orientation. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62(2), p S78-79. DOI:

10. Wilson, K.L. & Garney, W.R. (2018). Identifying Framework Components to Support the Development of Early Innovation in Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62 (2), p. S105.

Show All

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Innovative Strategies for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Contributing to Protective Factors for Youth and Families in Oklahoma County. (Co-PI)
Thrive, Inc. (Private)
2018/09/30 - 2020/09/29
Total Funding: 230,000.

Integrating Teen Pregnancy Prevention Innovative Practices (iTIP). (PI)
DHHS-PHS-Office of Adolescent Health (Federal)
2017/07/01 - 2020/06/30
Total Funding: 4,691,059.

Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program - Juntos Podemos! (Together We Can!). (PI)
Department of Health and Human Services (Federal)
2015/09/30 - 2020/09/29
Total Funding: 1,250,005.

Integrating Teen Pregnancy Prevention Innovative Practices (iTIP). (PI)
Texas A&M University Health Science Center - Department of Health and Human Services (Federal)
2015/07/01 - 2020/06/30
Total Funding: 1,320,617.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Megan Corinne Hamilton Giebert (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Leigh Elizabeth Szucs (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Jovanni Verenice Reyes (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Associate Editor (2015 - ). Journal of School Health

Editorial Board Member (2013 - ). Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion


(2017). Armstrong Scholar Award. 

(2016-2016). Outstanding School Health Researcher Award.  2016 by American School Health Association

(2012-2012). Distinguished Service Award.  Eta Sigma Gamma Presented October 2012. San Antonio, Texas

HLKN Faculty   |   HLKN Staff