Jessica is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program. Her research interests center on the development, evaluation and implementation of behavioral and psychosocial interventions to promote women's health in low-resource settings. Jessica received a B.A. in Psychology with minors in Women’s Studies and English from San Diego State University. Before starting graduate studies at Duke, she worked on domestic and international HIV prevention and treatment studies as a clinical research coordinator for the Behavioral Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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O’Cleirigh, Conall, et al. “Personality Traits and Adaptive HIV Disease Management: Relationships with Engagement in Care and Condomless Anal Intercourse Among Highly Sexually Active Sexual Minority Men Living with HIV..” Lgbt Health, vol. 5, no. 4, May 2018, pp. 257–63. Epmc, doi:10.1089/lgbt.2016.0065. Full Text
Shaffer, Kelly M., et al. “Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Among Two Seriously Medically Ill Populations and Their Family Caregivers: A Comparison and Clinical Implications.” Neurocritical Care, vol. 27, no. 2, Springer Nature, Oct. 2017, pp. 180–86. Crossref, doi:10.1007/s12028-016-0358-3. Full Text
Ashaba, Scholastic, et al. “Psychosocial challenges facing women living with HIV during the perinatal period in rural Uganda.” Plos One, vol. 12, no. 5, Public Library of Science (PLoS), pp. e0176256–e0176256. Crossref, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176256. Full Text