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Marti Kubik, PhD, MSN

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Biography

Dr. Marti Kubik is a professor and director of the School of Nursing. Kubik brings a wealth of teaching and extramurally-funded research expertise in addition to her work with underrepresented populations and community-based clinical care. She is an experienced nurse educator and preceptor, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the classroom, community-based clinical and research settings, and international fieldwork experiences in Central and South America. Kubik was most recently a professor of nursing, and former chair of the Department of Nursing, at Temple University's College of Public Health. During her tenure at Temple, she led the curriculum redesign of the doctor of nursing practice program, the design and implementation of a 5-semester community-based public health clinical for undergraduate nursing students and initiated and led the design, implementation and opening of the Vaux Community Health Center, a nurse managed, community-based primary care clinic located in North Philadelphia, where she served as executive director. 

Dr. Kubik has an 18-year history of extramural-funded research with a focus on youth and families and low-income and minority populations. Nationally recognized in the field of childhood obesity prevention, Kubik’s work has advanced understanding of the school food environment, contributing to school nutrition policy at state, national and international levels. Other research examined the role of school nursing in obesity prevention. New work piloted a trauma-informed, resilience-based multi-level intervention to reduce violence among urban youth. She has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is a past standing member of the NIH Community-Level Health Promotion Study Section.

Dr. Kubik is an advanced practice nurse, with over 20 years of primary care clinical practice experience as a nurse practitioner in community settings serving youth and their families. In 2018 Kubik was appointed to a four-year term as a member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

Degrees

PhD, Behavioral Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

MSN, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

BSN, Nursing, Hampton University

Research

Completed Funding

2019-2020: Vaux Violence Prevention in North Philadelphia. PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency. Aim To prevent/reduce violence and violence associated outcomes among high school students attending an inner city high school, using trauma informed strategies. Funded Projects 

2013-2020Principal Investigator. School nurse-directed secondary obesity prevention for elementary school children. NIH/NINR (R01). Aim: To test a school-based, school nurse-directed healthy weight management program that aims to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity among 8 to 12 year old children.

2013-2016: Co-Investigator. Improving Rural High School Breakfast Environments NIH/NHLBI (R01). (Nanney, PI). Aim: To expand and promote the school breakfast program and test impact upon student participation rates, diet, body mass index and percent body fat in a random sample of high school students in 16 rural Minnesota school districts.

2011-2016: Co-Investigator. Evaluating Impacts of School Policies and Student Diet and Activity Behaviors and Obesity. NIH/NICHD (R01). (Nanney, PI). Aim: To conduct a school- focused obesity prevention policy evaluation linking existing state and national data.

2010-2016: Co-Investigator. Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME) Plus. NIH/NIDDK (R01). (Fulkerson, PI). Aim: To test the efficacy of a family-based obesity prevention program with families of school-age children that targets family meal environment and sedentary behavior.

Publications 2020-2018

Lee J, Kubik MY, Fulkerson JA, Kohli N, Garwick AW. (2020). The identification of family social environment typologies using latent class analysis: Implications for future family-focused research. Journal of Family Nursing. Feb;26(1):26-37. doi: 10.1177/1074840719894016. 

Dozier S, Schroeder K, Lee J, Fulkerson J, Kubik MY. (2020) The association between parents and children meeting physical activity guidelines. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. May-Jun; 52:70-75. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Donahue K, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Ogedegbe G, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2020 Mar 2. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.1123. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2020 Feb 25;323(8):757-763. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.0435.

Lee J, Kubik MY, Fulkerson JA. (2019). Missed Work among Caregivers of Children with a High Body Mass Index: Child, Parent, and Household Characteristics. Journal of School Nursing. Sep 12:1059840519875506. doi: 10.1177/1059840519875506. 

Schroeder K, Kubik MY. (2019). Policy, systems and environmental approaches to a healthy school environment. Journal of Adolescent Health. Aug;65(2):169-170. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019. 04.011.

Lee J, Kubik MY, Fulkerson JA. Diet Quality and Fruit, Vegetable and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption by Household Food Insecurity among 8- to 12-Year-Old Children during Summer Months. (2019). Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. May 2;S2212-2672(18)31583-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2019.03.004. 

Nanney MS, Leduc R, Hearst M, Shanafelt A, Wang Q, Schroeder M, Grannon K, Kubik MY, Caspi C, Harnack L. (2019). A group randomized intervention trial increases participation in the School Breakfast Program in 16 rural high schools in Minnesota. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Jun;119(6):915-922. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2018.12.007. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Dec 10;322(22):2211-2218. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.18928. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Sep 24;322(12):1188-1194. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.13069. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Medication Use to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Sep 3;322(9):857-867. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.11885. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):652-665. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.10987. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Curry SJ, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Aug 6;322(5):438-444. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.10232 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Jul 23;322(4):349-354. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.9365. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Curry SJ, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Jun 11;321(22):2203-2213. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.6390.

US Preventive Services Task Force, Owens DK, Davidson KW, Krist AH, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Curry SJ, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for HIV Infection: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Jun 18;321(23):2326-2336. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.6587. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Cabana M, Caughey AB, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Pbert L, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Apr 16;321(15):1502-1509. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.3326 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Feb 12; 321(6):580-587. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.0007. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2019 Jan 29;321(4):394-398. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.21367

Kubik MY, Fulkerson JA, Sirard JR, Garwick A, Temple J, Gurvich O, Lee J, Dudovitz B. (2018). School-based secondary prevention of overweight and obesity among 8- to 12-year old children: Design and sample characteristics of the SNAPSHOT trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 75: 9–18, doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2018.10.011. 

Fulkerson JA, Friend S, Horning M, Flattum C, Draxten M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Gurvich O, Garwick A, Story M, Kubik MY. (2018). Family Home Food Environment and Nutrition-Related Parent and Child Personal and Behavioral Outcomes of the Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME) Plus Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Feb;118(2):240-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2017.04.006. Lee J, Kubik MY, Fulkerson JA. (2018). Media devices in parent’s and children’s bedrooms and children’s media use American Journal of Health Behavior Jan 1;42(1):135-143 doi:10.5993/AJHB.42.1. 13 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2018 Nov 27;320(20):2122-2128. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.17772. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Reduce Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Adolescents and Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2018 Nov 13; 320(18):1899-1909. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.16789.

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Final Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2018 Oct 23; 320(16):1678-1687. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.14741. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2018 Sep 18;320(11):1163-1171. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.13022. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2018 Sep 4; 320(9):911-917. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.11785. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. (2018). Screening for Cervical Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Aug 21; 320(7):674-686. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. (2018). Screening for Atrial Fibrillation with Electrocardiography: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Aug 7;320(5):478-484. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. (2018). Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease with Nontraditional Risk Factors: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Jul 17; 320(3):272-280. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. (2018). Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment with the Ankle-Brachial Index: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Jul 10; 320(2):177-183. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.8357. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Pignone M, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. (2018). Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Jun 26; 319(24):2521-2531.

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. (2018). Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Electrocardiography: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Jun 12; 319(22):2308-2314. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Bibbins-Domingo K, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Ebell M, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Siu AL, Tseng CW. (2018). Screening for Prostate Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. May 8; 319(18):1901-1913. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kubik M, Landefeld S, Mangione CM, Pignone M, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. (2018). Interventions to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Apr 24; 319(16):1696-1704. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kubik M, Landefeld S, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. (2018). Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Apr 17; 319(15):1592-1599. 

US Preventive Services Task Force, Grossman DC, Curry SJ, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Kemper AR, Krist AH, Kubik M, Landefeld S, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW. (2018). Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Journal of the American Medical Association. Mar 20; 319(11):1134-1142.

 

Honors & Awards

Public Service Award, 2014, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Outstanding Mentor Award, 2011, President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program, University of Minnesota

Advancing Teaching and Learning Excellence Series (ATLES) Innovator’s Award, 2009, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Mission Advancement Award, 2005, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Student Research Award, 2002, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Hawley Student Research Award, 2002, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health University of Minnesota

Technology Enhanced Learning Innovation Award, 1999, University of Minnesota

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