Directing Surveys

Dr. Hembroff formed  Michigan State University’s Office for Survey Research (OSR) in 1988.  He and his staff developed OSR into a nationally renowned academic survey research facility through which Dr. Hembroff:


  • Conducted projects for
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • U.S. Department of Education
    • National Science Foundation
    • U.S. Department of Energy
    • Michigan Department of Community Health
    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Professional associations
    • County health departments
    • Universities’ student health services, and
    • Many other university administrative offices
  • Consulted regarding survey design, question development, sampling, study management, weighting and/or analysis for researchers/administrators from
    • Michigan State University
    • Harvard
    • Columbia
    • University of Michigan
    • UCLA
    • University of California-Berkeley, and
    • Many others
  • Conducted surveys of
    • Businesses and individuals
    • Communities, counties, the entire state, and the nation
  • Designed, oversaw, or managed hundreds of projects involving
    • Web-surveys
    • Telephone surveys
    • Mail surveys
    • Focus groups
    • Cognitive interviews and/or
    • Face-to-face interviews
  • Completed more than 650,000 interviews
  • Extensive experience with
    • The Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
    • The National College Health Assessment, and
    • The Social Norming approach to behavioral change