Donna Ronan, Ph.D.
  • Position: Director of PTCC
  • Department: Psychology
  • Campus Address: Health Professions 2105, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
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  • Vitae: Curriculum Vitae

Health Psychology Clinic


Health promotion and management

  • Weight regulation
  • Physical/athletic activity and health/well being
  • Alcohol consumption among college students
  • Self management of chronic health conditions (diabetes, persistent pain)


  • Social Problem Solving
  • Social Networks
  • Leisure Activity

Gender and well being 

Recent Research:

Ronan, G. F., Ronan, D. W., & Dreer, L. E. (in progress).  Practitioner’s guide to empirically based measures of anger, aggression, and violence .  Norwell, MA.  Kluwer Publishers.

Dreer, L. E., Ronan, G. F., Ronan, D. W., Dush, D. M., & Elliott, T. (2004). Binge drinking in college students:  an investigation of social problem-solving abilities .Journal of College Student Development.,45(3), 303-315.  


Ronan, G. F., Dreer, L. E., Dollard, K. & Ronan, D. W. (2004). Violent Couples: Coping and communication skills.  Journal of Family Violence, 19(2), 131-137. 

Ronan, D. W., Goodwin, B., Bradshaw, C., Kaiser, K., Andrews, C., & Ronan, G. F. (2001, July).  Binge Drinking:  the role of social networks and problem solving.  Presented at the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Vancouver. 

Ronan, D.W., Dreer, L.E., Pray, M., & Kaiser, K. (2000, November).  Dieting Cues and Weight Regulation.  Presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans. 

Dollard, K., Ronan, D. W., Ronan, G. F., & Dreer, L. E. (2000, March).  Inter-rater reliability of PPSS scoring of TAT responses using naïve raters. Presented at the Society for Personality Assessment, Albuquerque.

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