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Michael P. Marshal, PhD

Michael Marshal, PhD
Job Title Associate Professor, Secondary Appointment, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-6677 Phone
412-692-8584 Fax

Education and Training

Graduate School:

1998 MA, Clinical Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.
2002 PhD, Clinical Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.


2000 Predoctoral, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.
2003 Postdoctoral Training, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pa.



  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation, University of Pittsburgh
  • Research Society on Alcoholism
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Research in Child Development

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Psychologist


  • 2005-2010 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, NIAAA
  • 2003-2008 Student Loan Reimbursement Award, NIH
  • 2001-2002 National Research Service Award, NIAAA
  • 2000 Graduate College Travel Grant, Competitive, Arizona State University
  • 1997 Prevention Research Center Training Grant, Competitive, Arizona State University
  • 1996 Regents Graduate Academic Scholarship, Arizona State University
  • 1996 Graduate Tuition Scholarship, Arizona State University
  • 1995 Summa Cum Laude, UCLA, Department of Psychology


  • Marshal, M. P., Sucato, G. S., Stepp, S. D., Hipwell, A., Smith, H. A., Friedman, M. S., Chung, T., & Markovic, N. (2012).  Substance use and mental health disparities among sexual minority girls: Results from the Pittsburgh Girls Study. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 5, 15-18. 
  • Marshal, M. P., Dietz, L. J., Friedman, M. S., Stall, R., Smith, H. A., McGinley, J., Thoma, B. C., Murray, P. J., D’Augelli, A., & Brent, D. A. (2011). Suicidality and Depression Disparities between Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Youth: A Meta-Analytic Review. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49, 115-123.
  • Marshal, M. P., Friedman, M. S., Stall, R., King, K. M., Miles, J., Gold, M. A., Bukstein, O. G., & Morse, J. Q. (2008). Sexual orientation and adolescent substance use: A meta-analysis and methodological review. Addiction, 103, 546-556.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Longitudinal Internet Research Investigating Health Outcomes in Gay Adolescents
  • Developing a community level behavioral intervention for MSM in Thailand
  • Strengths and Protective Factors Among Young Men who have Sex with Men
  • A Collectivist Approach to Cancer Screening Among Latinas
  • Correlates of Nicotine Dependence among Urban African American Youth
  • A Social Marketing Approach to Increase HIV Testing among High Risk Men in China
  • HIV Risk Behavior and Drug Use Over Time: Syndemic Production in High Risk Youth
  • Puberty and Threat/Reward Processing in the Trajectory from Anxiety to Depression
  • Substance Use Disparities Among Sexual Minority Girls: A Longitudinal Study
  • The relationship between adolescent weight, sexual behavior and reproductive outcomes
Last Update
December 18, 2012
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Last Update
December 18, 2012