Lisa M. Acuff, MS Harding University United States
Lisa M. Acuff, MS, is a health sciences librarian at Harding University. She received a Masters degree in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee, where she also completed an additional year of graduate training in Information Sciences and 2.5 years of graduate training in Public Health. She provides research support for faculty and students in multiple health science programs including communication science disorders, exercise science, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant. Her research interests include health literacy, diabetes self-management education, and psychosocial aspects of diabetes.
Jennfier M. Jabson, PhD University of Tennessee United States
Jennifer M. Jabson, PhD, MPH, received her doctoral and MPH degrees from Oregon State University with emphasis in women's health and cancer survivorship. After completing her graduate training in public health, she completed an American Cancer Society funded post-doctoral fellowship at Boston University School of Public Health where she specialized in cancer prevention and control and cancer disparities in underserved populations. Her primary research interests include population health, chronic disease and cancer prevention, and cancer survivorship, including evaluating psychosocial and behavioral factors that influence cancer risk and survivorship among underserved minority groups. Jennifer's scholarly activities include research that explores the role of stress and perceived discrimination in cancer survivorship, health behaviors of racial/ethnic minority cancer survivors, psychosocial factors that relate to chronic disease risk and cancer survivorship among minority groups, and intervention research designed to reduce risk for chronic disease among women in mid-life.