Mark Vander Weg

School of Public Health

Research Interests
Behavioral medicine, health psychology, tobacco use and cessation, behavioral approaches to the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Primary Research Area
Health Psychology

Training Areas
Clinical Science

Representative Publications
Levine, J. A., Vander Weg, M. W., Hill, J. O., and Klesges, R. C.(2006). Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis. The crouching tiger hidden dragon of societal weight gain. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 26, 729-736.

Klesges, R. C., DeBon, M., Vander Weg, M. W., Relyea, G. R., Peterson, A. L., Haddock, C. K., Lando, H., and Talcott, G. W. (2006). Efficacy of a tailored smoking control program on long-term tobacco use in a population of U.S. military troupes. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 295-306.

Vander Weg, M. W., DeBon, M., Sherrill-Mittleman, D., Klesges, R. C., and Relyea, G.E. (2006). Binge drinking, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who had been drinking heavily among Air National Guard and Air Force reserve personnel. Military Medicine, 171, 177-183.


  • American Psychological Association
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
Research areas
  • Clinical Science
  • Health
Mark Vander Weg
Ph.D., University of Memphis
Contact Information

N432A College of Public Health Building (CPHB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States