Spring R. Dawson-Mcclure, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health


Spring Dawson-McClure is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Institute for Prevention Science at the NYU Child Study Center. Her research focuses on the development, evaluation and dissemination of preventive interventions for children living in poverty. Dr. Dawson-McClure is particularly interested in the prevention of conduct problems, school failure and obesity in preschool-aged children from low-income, urban neighborhoods.



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Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Co-Director, ParentCorps Research and Evaluation

PhD from Arizona State University

Smith, Justin D; Egan, Kaitlyn N; Montaño, Zorash; Dawson-McClure, Spring; Jake-Schoffman, Danielle E; Larson, Madeline; St George, Sara M

Health psychology review. 2018 Apr 05; 1-23

Dawson-McClure, Spring; Calzada, Esther J; Brotman, Laurie M

Prevention science. 2017 Aug; 18(6):660-670

Brotman, Laurie Miller; Dawson-McClure, Spring; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Huang, Keng-Yen; Calzada, Esther J; Goldfeld, Keith; Petkova, Eva

JAMA pediatrics. 2016 Dec 01; 170(12):1149-1155

Calzada, Esther; Barajas-Gonzalez, R Gabriela; Dawson-McClure, Spring; Huang, Keng-Yen; Palamar, Joseph; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Brotman, Laurie Miller

Prevention science. 2015 Nov; 16(8):1159-1168

Calzada, Esther J; Huang, Keng-Yen; Hernandez, Miguel; Soriano, Erika; Acra, C Francoise; Dawson-McClure, Spring; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Brotman, Laurie

Urban education. 2015 Oct; 50(7):870-896

Dawson-McClure, Spring; Calzada, Esther; Huang, Keng-Yen; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Rhule, Dana; Kolawole, Bukky; Petkova, Eva; Brotman, Laurie Miller

Prevention science. 2015 Feb; 16(2):279-290

Theise, Rachelle; Huang, Keng-Yen; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Doctoroff, Greta L; Dawson-McClure, Spring; Palamar, Joseph J; Brotman, Laurie Miller

Journal of clinical child & adolescent psychology. 2014; 43(3):501-509

Dawson-McClure, Spring; Brotman, Laurie Miller; Theise, Rachelle; Palamar, Joseph J; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Barajas, R Gabriela; Calzada, Esther J

Journal of prevention & intervention in the community. 2014; 42(2):152-166