• Mark Minelli Position: Professor
  •  Department: School of Health Sciences
  •  Division:  Community Health Division
  •  Campus Address: 2235 Health Professions Building
  •  Phone: 989-774-2685
  •  Email: minel1mj@cmich.edu
  • Courses:
                HSC 107 - Drugs and the Athlete
                HSC 236 - Substance Abuse Intervention                                            Programming
                HSC 419 - Community Health Assessment,                                           Planning and Program Evaluation
                HSC 512 - Peer Education: Theory & Practice 
                HSC 530 - Drug Abuse Workshop
                HSC 523 - AIDS Workshop
                HSC 529 - Alcohol Education Workshop
                HSC 545 - Health Planning
                HSC 526 - Behavioral Health
                HSC 791 - Independent Study
                HSC 798 - Thesis
  •  Area(s) of Expertise: Addiction studies, public health, drug abuse in sports, health management

Degrees and Universities

Bachelor of Science: Central Michigan University 1975 Health Education, Minor in Biology
Master of Arts: Central Michigan University 1976 Health Education
Master of Public Administration: Western Michigan University 1982 Public Administration
Ph.D.: Union Institute 1991 Health Education

Professional Organizations

Great Lake Chapter Society for Public Health Education
Society of Public Health Education
Society of Health and Physical Educators
American Public Health Association

Publications

Minelli, M. J. (2016). Drug Abuse In Sports: A Student Course Manual, (8th ed.). Champaign, IL., Stipes Publishing Co. (ISBN 978-1-60904-444-2)

Minelli, M. J. (2013). Drugs of Abuse: A Quick Information Guide. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Co. (ISBN 978-1-60904-230-1)

Minelli, M. J. (2012). The Art Of Living: Pathways to Personal Growth, (3rd ed.). Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Co. (ISBN 978-1-60904-128-1)

Minelli, M. J. (2010). Beyond Beer Goggles:  Interactive Teaching Methods for Alcohol, Other Drugs and AIDS Prevention, (4th ed.). Champaign, IL., Stipes Publishing Co. (ISBN 978-1-58874-938-3)

Minelli, M. J., and Breckon, D. (2009). Community Health Education: Settings, Roles, and Skills, (5th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. (ISBN 978-0-7637-5410-5)

Minelli, M. J., and Breckon, D. (2009). Instructor's Manual Community Health Education: Settings, Roles, and Skills, (5th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Minelli, M. (2007). Instructor's Manual. for Johnson, J., and Breckon, D. (2006). Managing Health Education and Promotion Programs: Leadership Skills For The  21st Century, (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Barlett.

Minelli, M. J. (2004). Drug Abuse In Sports:  Instructor's Manual For Sixth Edition, Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Co.

Minelli, M. J. (1989). Drugs and the Athlete (2nd ed.). Mt. Pleasant, MI: Central Michigan University Printing Services.

Book Chapters

Minelli, M., & Breckon, D., Groups, Teams, and Working with Community in Johnson, J., (2013). Introduction to Public Health Organizations, Management, and Policy. Independence, KY: Cengage Learning.

Minelli, M., Forward in Johnson, J., and Breckon, D. (2006). Managing Health Education and Promotion Programs: Leadership Skills For The  21st Century, (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones and Barlett.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Gambone, J., Davis, A., Bourne, P., Minelli, M., Alonge, H., & Shields, E. (2016). Bullying, safe schools and public health: An overview in Connecticut private schools, Journal of Advanced Research in Psychology and Psychotherapy 3, (1 &2)1-9.

Nkansh-Amankra, S., & Minelli, M., (2016). "Gateway hypothesis" and early drug use: Additional findings from tracking a population-based sample of adolescents to adulthood, Preventive Medicine Reports, 4,134-141.

Minelli, M., & Smith, S. (2012). Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Ethical Dilemma, Interscholastic Athletic Administration, 39, (2)4-6.

Adwok, J., & Minelli, M. (2012). End-of-Life Decisions: Ethics, Cultural Norms, and Resource Management, The Annals of African Surgery, 9, 12-15.

Karamitros, H., Minelli, M., & Schmidt, J. (2006). Letter to the Editor: Selecting an Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program in Times of Declining Resources, Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 40, (4)25-34.

Minelli, M., Olrich, T., & Smith, S. (2006). Performance Enhancing Substances in Sport: What Interscholastic Athletic Directors Need To Know, Interscholastic Athletic Association, 33, (1)10-12.

Rapaport, R. J., Minelli, M. J., Angera, J. J., & Thayer. J. E. (1999). Using focus groups to quickly assess students' opinions about issues and programs. Journal of College Student Development, 40, (3)311-314.

Schmidt, J. M., Minelli, M. J., & Rapaport, R. J. (1997). Collegiate health promotion and disease prevention:  A holistic approach. ACUHO-I Talking Stick, 15, (2)6-7.

Rapaport, R. J., Minelli, M. J., Nurnberger, K. S., Campbell, S., & Roscoe, B. (1997). A comprehensive program to prevent and respond to college student problem gambling. Michigan Journal of College Student Development, 2, (1)10-12.

Schmidt, J. M., Rapaport, R. J., & Minelli, M. J. (1997). Central michigan university's response to student problem gambling. ACUHO-I Talking Stick, 14, (5)17.

Urlaub, D. J., Minelli, M. J., Hornak, N. J., & Rapaport, R. J. (1995). Selecting collegiate alcohol and other drug prevention strategies. Journal of the Michigan Counseling Association, 23, (2)17-24.

Hoffman, C. J., Logomarsino, J. V., & Minelli, M. J. (1994). Weight change, concerns of collegiate athletes. Topics In Clinical Nutrition, 10, (1)38-46.

Rapaport, R. J., Minelli, M. J., Reyes, S., & Norton, P. (1994). Involving recovering students and community members in alcohol and other drug-abuse. Journal of College Student Development, 35, (2)136-138.

Minelli, M. J., Rapaport, R. J., & Kaiser, D. A. (1992). Preventing steroid use: the role of the health/physical educator. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 63, (8)68-74.

Gay, J. E., Minelli, M. J., Tripp, D. T., & Keilitz, D. (1990). Alcohol and the athlete: a university's response. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 35, (2)81-86.

Minelli, M. J., & Gay, J. E. (1988). Decision making as a planning process in health education. The Eta Sigma Gamman, 20, (1)16-20.

Minelli, M. J., Gay, J. E., & Rapaport, R. J. (1988). Drug education and exploration program: a review. New Jersey Journal of Professional Counseling,51, (1/2)20-23.

Minelli, M. J. (1976). Substance abuse programming: role of the health educator. The Eta Sigma Gamman, 8, (2)31-32.

Trade Journal Publications

Minelli, M. J. (2009, Spring). More Prevention Today for Better Health Tomorrow. Chicago Hospital News, 7, Issue 1, 4.

Minelli, M. J., Ledlow, G. R., & King, T. M. (2001, Fall). Hot Sites From A to Z. EAP Digest, 21, 28-30.

Minelli, M. J., Griffin, T. J., Davenport, R., DeBruin, R. L., & Campbell, S. (2001, Spring). EAP From The Ground Up. EAP Digest, 21, 30-33.

Minelli, M. J., & Thayer J. (2000, June). Opinion: Why Clients Relapse. Professional Counselor, 15, No. 3,56-57.

Minelli, M. J. (2000, January). Campus Social Mentoring Project. Alcohol Issues & Solutions, 2, Issue 5,3.

Minelli, M. J. (1999, December). Guest Columnist on Spiritual Health. Professional Counselor, 14, No. 6, 52.

Minelli, M. J. (1999, March/April). Absinthe Comeback? EAP Digest, 19, 13.

Minelli, M. J., Davenport, R., DeBruin, R. L., & Campbell, S. (1998, September/October). The Status of EAPs in Higher Education. EAP Digest, 18, No. 6, 27-28.

Dygert. S. L., & Minelli, M. J. (1993, January/February). Heroin Abuse Progression Chart. Addiction & Recovery, 13, No. 2, 27-31.

Minelli, M. J. (1991, December) Group Aims to Show Benefits of Using Marijuana. U.S. Journal of Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 15, No. 12, 5.

Minelli, M. J., Thompson, P. A., & Rapaport, R. J. (1991, September/October). Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Abuse Progression Chart. Addiction & Recovery, Vol. 11, No. 5, 14-16.

Minelli, M. J. (1991, April). Caffeine's Perks Beset By Side Effects. U.S. Journal of Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 15, No. 4, 16.

Minelli, M. J. (1990, August). Athletes At Risk: Steroids. Addiction & Recovery, 10, No. 2, 30-32.

Minelli, M. J. (1989, December). Sports Field Wakes Up to Stimulant Abuse. U.S. Journal of Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 13, No. 12, 11.

Minelli, M. J. (1989, April). Anabolic Steroids: Drug of the 80's. Michigan School Health Association Update, 2, 5.

Minelli, M. J., & Gay, J. E. (1987, November/December). Aussies on the Sauce. Alcoholism & Addiction, 44.

Book Chapters

Minelli, M., & Breckon, D.,Groups, Teams, and Working with Community in Johnson, J., (2013). Introduction to Public Health Organizations, Management, and Policy. Independence, KY: Cengage Learning.

Minelli, M., Forward in Johnson, J., and Breckon, D. (2006). Managing Health and Promotion Programs:  Leadership Skills for the 21st Century,  (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones and Barlett.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
 
Minelli, M., & Smith, S. (2012). Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Ethical Dilemma, Interscholastic Athletic Administration, 39, (2)4-6.

Adwok, J., & Minelli, M. (2012). End-of-Life Decisions: Ethics, Cultural Norms, and Resource Management, The Annals of African Surgery, 9, 12-15.

Karamitros, H., Minelli, M., & Schmidt, J. (2006). Letter to the Editor: Selecting an Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program in Times of Declining Resources, Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 40, (4)25-34.

Minelli, M., Olrich, T., & Smith, S. (2006). Performance Enhancing Substances in Sport: What Interscholastic Athletic Directors Need To Know, Interscholastic Athletic Association, 33, (1)10-12.

Research Areas

Addiction studies - prevention and treatment, healthcare management, lifeskills/mental health.