Jennifer Walsh, PhDJennifer Walsh, PhD

Assistant Professor

jwalsh@mcw.edu

Dr. Walsh is a Developmental Psychologist whose primary research interests are HIV prevention, sexual health promotion, and the application of advanced statistical methods to health behavior data. Her current project uses integrative data analysis to combine data from four randomized controlled trials of HIV prevention interventions independently conducted at STI clinics to better understand factors promoting intervention success. Dr. Walsh’s other research interests include sexual health and risk among adolescents and emerging adults and the impact of socioeconomic disadvantage and neighborhood factors on diverse health behaviors.

Contact
(414) 955-7700 | Fax: (414) 287-4206

Education
PhD: Developmental Psychology, University of Michigan
MA: Statistics, University of Michigan
MA: Developmental Psychology, University of Michigan
BA: Psychology and English; Grinnell College

Selected Bibliography
Walsh, JL, Fielder, RL, Carey, KB, & Carey, MP (2014). Dual method use among a sample of first-year college women. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 46, 73-81.

Walsh, JL, Fielder, RL, Carey, KB, & Carey, MP (2014). Do alcohol and marijuana use decrease the probability of condom use for college women? Journal of Sex Research, 51, 145-158.

Walsh, JL, Fielder, RL, Carey, KB, & Carey, MP (2013). Female college students' media use and academic outcomes: Results from a longitudinal cohort study. Emerging Adulthood, 1, 219-232.

Walsh, JL, Senn, TE, & Carey, MP (2013). Longitudinal associations between health behaviors and mental health in low-income adults. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 3, 104-113.

Walsh, JL, Fielder, RL, Carey, KB, & Carey, MP (2013). Changes in women's condom use over the first year of college. Journal of Sex Research, 50, 128-138.

Walsh, JL, Senn, TE, & Carey, MP (2012). Exposure to different types of violence and subsequent sexual risk behavior among female sexually transmitted disease clinic patients: A latent class analysis. Psychology of Violence, 2, 339-354.

Walsh, JL, Senn, TE, Scott-Sheldon, LAJ, Vanable, PA, & Carey, MP (2012). Using growth mixture modeling to identify heterosexual men who reduce their frequency of unprotected sex following a behavioral intervention. AIDS & Behavior, 16, 1501-1510.

Walsh, JL, Senn, TE, Scott-Sheldon, LAJ, Vanable, PA, & Carey, MP (2011). Predicting condom use using the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model: A multivariate latent growth curve analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 42, 235-244.

Walsh, JL, Ward, LM, Caruthers, A, & Merriwether, A (2011). Awkward or amazing: Gender and age trends in first intercourse experiences. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 35, 59-71.

Walsh, JL, & Ward, LM (2010). Magazine reading and involvement and young adults' sexual health knowledge, efficacy, and behaviors. Journal of Sex Research, 47, 285-300.

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