Anna Junkins

T32 CPCTP Pre-doctoral Fellow (01/01/2020)

Ms. Anna Junkins became a pre-doctoral trainee January 1, 2020. As a second-year PhD student in Epidemiology, she has completed over half of the required coursework and passed the first-year qualifying exam. Her coursework over the last year included advanced statistical methods, analyses of case-control and cohort study designs, categorical data analysis, qualitative and mixed methods research in public health, and scientific integrity. In addition to her required coursework, she completed an international, doctoral-level course on HPV molecular biology and global health offered by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.

Her research over the last year included utilizing electronic health data from UAB Hospital to examine factors associated with age of diagnosis among rectal cancer patients, and presenting this work at the UAB O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center annual retreat. In addition, this year she submitted two first-authored manuscripts, one which has been published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs, the other is currently under review at Journal Health Psychology, and co-authored papers published in Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine, and submitted for review at the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.




Publications, Abstracts & Posters

  • Junkins A, Azuero A, Ott C, Jagielski C, Cropsey K, Savage R, Psaros C, Safren S, Kempf MC. Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale: Evaluation of a New Cutoff Score for Women Living with HIV. AIDS patient care and STDs. 2019: 33(8). p343-45.
  • Junkins A, Psaros C, Ott C, Azuero A, Chapman Lambert C, Cropsey K, Savage R, Haberer J, Safren S, Kempf M. Feasibility, Acceptability and Preliminary Impact of Telemedicine-Administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adherence and Depression among African-American Women Living with HIV in the Rural South. (under review at Journal of Health Psychology)
  • Penaloza R, Navarro JI, Jolly PE, Junkins A, Seas C, Otero L. Health literacy and knowledge related to Tuberculosis among outpatients at a referral hospital In Lima, Peru. Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine. 2019: 10, Pages 1-10.
  • Wright S, Earland D, Sakhuja S, Junkins A, Franklin S, Aung M, Jolly P. Anemia in pregnancy in Western Jamaica. Int J Womens Health. 2017 Jun 8;9:431-439. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S129567
  • Colvin C, Junkins A, Aung M, Jolly PE. Factors Associated with Previous Screening for Cervical Cancer among Women Living in Western Jamaica. (under review at International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.)
  • Davidson A, Jensen M, Burgess E, Stevens A, Hayes L, Sieweke S, Stough K, Wright A, McCarty R, Eddleman L, Kim Y, Milby J, Schumacher J. Effects of therapeutic goal management (TGM) on treatment attendance and drug abstinence among men with co-occurring substance use and axis I mental disorders who are homeless: results of the Birmingham EARTH program. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2013 8:17.
  • Hayes L, Davidson A, Milby J, Schumacher J, Wallace D, Mennemeyer S. ASI changes sustained over 12 months in two contingency managed treatments. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2014, Volume 140, Pages e82-e83.