Jami Anderson

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Public Health Sciences


PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2022
MBS, William Carey University, 2013
MSc, University of Aberdeen, 2009


Dr. Anderson is an implementation scientist interested in digital health technologies, health system development, and program evaluation. Blending a background in research methods, health services research, and learning systems, Dr. Anderson focuses on designing and implementing sustainable mixed methods program and policy evaluations to better understand variations in program engagement and outcomes. Her research and evaluation portfolio includes quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches to support the development and implementation of digital cancer prevention programs, organizational-level collaboratives, infectious disease prevention programs, and evaluation framework development. In addition, Dr. Anderson maintains a global focus in her research and evaluation efforts stemming from experience working with teams of researchers and evaluators within Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Dr. Anderson’s research has been funded by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Blazer Graduate Research Fellowship (2017-2019), the UAB Department of Administration-Health Services (2019-2020), and the National Cancer Institute’s T32 Predoctoral Training Program in Cancer Prevention and Control (2020-2022). At Washington University, Dr. Anderson is working with Dr. Alex Ramsey’s research to decrease self-stigma among pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorder, Dr. Ruopeng An’s research evaluating menu labeling and calorie counting policies, and Dr. Timothy McBride’s evaluation of the Medicaid expansion in Missouri.

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