Caroline Wood

Associate Professor


Contact Info

Linthicum, Room 101 F


B.A., University of Cincinnati
M.A., University of Dayton
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Areas of Expertise

Violence and Injury Prevention
Bullying Prevention
Mental Health Promotion
Health Literacy
Health disparities among people with disabilities


  • Wood, C. I. & Orpinas, P. (2020). Victimization of children with disabilities: Coping strategies and protective factors. Disability and Society. 

  • Wood, C.I., Daley-Moore, N., & Powell, R. (2019). Using interviewing in public health research: Experiences of novice researchersThe Qualitative Report, 24(10) 2441-2452.

  • McNicholas, C. I., Orpinas, P., & Raczynski, K. (2017). Victimized for being different: Young adults with disabilities and peer victimization in middle and high school. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-27.  

  • Lee, M., Pascoe, J.M., & McNicholas, C. I. (2017). Reading, mathematics and fine motor skills at 5 years of age in US children who were extremely premature at birth. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21(1), 199-207. 

  • Orpinas, P., McNicholas, C. I., & Nahapetyan, L. (2015). Gender differences in trajectories of relational aggression perpetration and victimization from middle to high school. Aggressive Behavior, 41(5), 401-412.

  • Pascoe, J., Specht, S., McNicholas, C. I., Kasten, E., Spears, W., & Looman, W. (2013).  Correlates of mothers’ perceptions of their communities’ social capital:  A community-based study. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17(8), 1382-1390.

  • Spears, W., Pascoe, J., Khamis, H., McNicholas, C. I., Eberhart, G. (2013). Underinsurance in pediatric primary care. Journal of Pediatrics, 162, 403-408.

  • Orpinas, P., Nahapetyan, L., Song, X., McNicholas, C. I., Reeves, P.  (2012). Psychological dating violence perpetration and victimization:  Trajectories from middle to high school. Aggressive Behavior, 38, 510-520.

  • Pascoe, J.M., Lee, M., Specht, S.L., McNicholas, C. I., Spears, W., Gans, A., & Heneghan, A. (2010). Mothers with positive or negative depression screens evaluate a maternal resource guide. Journal of Pediatric Healthcare, 24, 378-384.