Center for Family and Demographic Research
Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1985
Dr. Laflin teaches and has been awarded numerous grants in the areas of drug abuse prevention and sexuality education. Her current project (1999-2004), Sexual Health in Ohio Project, is funded by HHS and is a dissemination and evaluation of the popular Sex Can Wait curricula. She is also developing a social marketing program to decrease teen pregnancy in Allen County, Ohio. Additionally, she has worked in the area of research dissemination.
Laflin, M.T., & Wang, J., & Barry, M. (2008). A longitudinal study of adolescent transition from virgin to non-virgin. Journal of Adolescent Health 42(3), 228-236.
Glover, E.D., Laflin, M.T., Schuh, K.J., Schuh, L.M., Nides, M., Christen, A.G., Glover, P.N., & Strnad, J.V. A randomized, controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of a transdermal delivery system of nicotine/mecamylamine in cigarette smokers. Addiction, 102(5), 795-802.
Glover E.D., Glover P.N., Laflin M.T., Nochur S.V., & Strnad J.V. (2007). Sensitivity and specificity of a reagent-impregnated test strip in identifying smokeless tobacco users. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 9(4), 499-503.
Laflin, M.T., Glover, E.D., & McDermott, R.J. (2005). Publication ethics: an examination of authorship practices. American Journal of Health Behavior, 29(6), 579-587.
Laflin, M.T, Sommers, J., Chibucos, T, Horowitz, S, & Wooley, S. (2005). Initial findings in a longitudinal study of the effectiveness of the Sex Can Wait sexual abstinence curriculum for grades 5-8. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 1(1), 103-117.
Glover, E.D., Nilsson, F., Westin, A., Glover, P.N., & Laflin, M.T. (2005). Developmental history of the Glover-Nilsson Smoking Behavioral Questionnaire (GN-SBQ). American Journal of Health Behavior, 29(5), 443-455.