Hannah Jackson, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health
Center for Reducing Health Disparities
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

 

Professional Summary

  • 2014- present, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • 2010-2012, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • 2009-2010, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • 2007-2009, Senior Graduate Research Assistant, Community Engagement/Outreach Core; Center for Community Health, The J. McDonald Williams Institute, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

Education

  • PhD, Health Promotion and Behavior, The University of Georgia, December 2012
  • MPH, Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas Health Science Center, December 2008
  • B.S., Kinesiology, The University of Texas-Austin, May 2006

 Research interests 

  • Eating Disorders and obesity
  • International and cross-cultural health
  • Social determinants of health
  • Food environments and obesity
  • Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and chronic disease
  • Immigrant and minority health
  • Dietary Patterns and obesity
  • Cross cultural issues in body image and mental health

Selected Publications

  • Stewart, T. M., Plasencia, M., Han, H., Jackson, H., & Becker, C. B. (2014). Moderators and predictors of response to eating disorder risk factor reduction programs in collegiate female athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.
  • Jackson HL. Rutsohn JP. , Freeman, JA  (2013, forthcoming) “Mixed Race Identity and Body Image Perception among Adolescents in the United States”  In  (4th Ed)  Minority and Cross-cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment (pp. TBD). :New York, NY Taylor & Francis
  • Masters Thesis: Cardiovascular Fitness and Lung Function of Adults Men and Women in the United States: NHANES 1999-2002. Advisor: Dr. Jim Stimpson (UNT Health Science Center)
  • Doctoral Dissertation: Disordered Eating and Body Image Dissatisfaction among Multiracial and Asian Females in the United States. Advisor: Dr. Mark Wilson (The University of Georgia

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • Academy for Eating Disorders
  • American Sociological Association

 

 

Contact Hannah L. Jackson
Hannah Jackson, PhD

984340 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4340
Phone: 402-559-9664
Email: hannah.jackson@unmc.edu

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