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Current research interestsí focuses on the role of religion in black
suicidal behavior, salivary biomarker discovery for adolescent suicidal
behavior, and developing a father focused family-based interventions to
prevent urban African-American adolescent males from engaging in multiple
forms of self-destructive behaviors, including suicidal behavior. Dr.
Joe is the Director of the Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network
(ESIN) and co-chairs ESINís Research study Group on African- American
Suicide. He also has significant interest in theoretical and methodological
issues related to community level intervention research to address
disparities, healthy masculinity, and positive youth development.