Alina BaltazarTitle: Adjunct Instructor
Office Location: Buller Hall 223
Phone: (269) 471-3498
B.A. Psychology, minor in Family Studies - Summa Cum Laude with Honors (Andrews University)
M.A. Social Work with Specialist in Aging Certificate (University of Michigan)
Ph.d. (In progress) Human Development and Family Studies (Michigan State University)
Current Research or Professional Activities:
Baltazar, A.N., Hopkins, G., McBride, D.C., VanderWaal, C., Pepper, S., and Mackey, S. (2013). Parental Influence on inhalant use. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, January, 2013.
Baltazar, A.M., McBride, D.C., Helm, H.W., Hopkins, G., Stevens J. Internet pornography use in the context of religiosity. Journal of Psychology and Theology, March, 2010, 38(1): 32-40.
Baltazar, A.M. & McBride, D.C. (2007). Violence in America in H.W. Helm, Jr. and D.C. McBride (eds). Many Voices: An introduction to Social Issues. Andrews University Press: Berrien Springs, MI (pp. 228-255).
Farrell, N.L., Gillespie, S.A., McBride, A.M., and Hopkins, G.L. Public Health and Health Care in H.W. Helm, Jr. and D.C. McBride (eds). Many Voices: An Introduction to Social Issues. Andrews University Press: Berrien Springs, MI (pp. 122-149), 2007.
Drumm, R.D., McBride, D.C., Allen, K., Baltazar, A.M., McCoy, C.B. (2001). Protective Effects of Religion: Drug Use, HIV Risk, and Violence. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 13:83-93.
Baltazar, A.M. & McBride, D.C. Violence on the Home Front. The Lake Union Herald, May 2000, 10-11.
McBride, D., Hopkins, G.L., Landless, Peter N., Chelbegean, R., & Baltazar A. (2011, October, 27). Twenty-first-Century Sleep Deprication: Is our lifestyle robbing us of a good night's sleep? Adventist Review, 28-30.
McBride, D., Hopkins, G., Chelbegean, R., Baltazar, A.M., Thayer, J. Family dinners, victimization, and suicidal ideation. The Ameican Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL, November 16, 2012.
McBride, D.C. & Baltazar, A.M. "My body is God's temple:" Self-identified reasons for not engaging in risk behaviors among Adventist young adults. Presentation at Towards New Horizons in Adventist Research: The First Conference of SDA Human-Subjects Researchers, Berrien Springs, MI, November 12, 2012.
Baltazar, A.M., McBride, D.C., Hopkins, G., VanderWaal, C., Pepper, S. Parental Influence on College Student health Risk Behavior, Poster Presentation at National Christian Counseling conference, Branson, MO, September 28, 2012.
Baltazar, A.M., Johnson, B., McBride, D.C., Hopkins, G., Pepper, S., & VanderWaal, C. An Examination of Parent Child Relationships and Teen Substance Use, Poster presentation at National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL, November 17, 2011.
Baltazar, A.M., McBride, D.C., Hopkins, G., Pepper, S., & VanderWaal, C. Parental Influence on Inhalaent Use, Workshop presentation at National Association of Social Workers Michigan Conference, Dearborn, MI, April, 2010.
Baltazar A.M. & McBride, D.C., & Helm, H. Pornography Use in the Context of Religiosity, Round Table presentation at American Sociological Association, Boston, Massachusetts, July 2008.
Drumm, R.D., McBride, D.C., & Baltazar, A.M. Protective Effects of Religion: Drug use, HIV, risk, and Violence, Workshop presentation at National Association of Social Workers, Michigan Conference, Mackinac Island, Michigan, May 2001.