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Global public health researcher, focused on violence, alcohol and HIV prevention, social justice and health disparities

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Associate Professor

University of California Los Angeles Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health

July 2021 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of California Los Angeles Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health

July 2019 - June 2021

Assistant Professor

University of California San Diego

November 2015 - June 2019

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of California San Diego

August 2013 - November 2015

Violence and HIV research consultant

Liverpool VCT and Health

June 2013 - January 2014

Violence and HIV research consultant

LIverpool VCT and Health (Kenya)

June 2013 - January 2014

Evaluation consultant

Raising Voices (Uganda)

June 2011 - August 2011

Violence and HIV research consultant

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

June 2009 - August 2009

Senior Research Program Coordinator

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

July 2006 - July 2008

Staff Associate

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

June 2000 - June 2006


PhD (Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health)

Johns Hopkins University

August 2008 - November 2013

MHS (Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health)

Johns Hopkins University

August 1997 - May 1999

BA (Animal Behavior)

Bucknell University

September 1988 - June 1992

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Jennifer A. Wagman, Claire Amabile, Stephanie Sumstine, Eunhee Park, Sabrina Boyce, Jay Silverman, Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Laury Oaks, Dallas Swendeman (2021). Student, Staff and Faculty Perspectives of Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence on Three Public University Campuses: The UC Speaks Up Protocol (Preprint) .
Amanda P. Miller, Eileen V. Pitpitan, Dorean Nabukalu, Fred Nalugoda, Gertrude Nakigozi, Godfrey Kigozi, Mary Kate Grabowski, Caitlin E. Kennedy, Jennifer A. Wagman(2021). Transactional Sex, Alcohol Use and Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the Rakai Region of Uganda . AIDS and Behavior. 25. (4). p. 1144--1158. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Jennifer A. Wagman, Joel Msafiri Francis, Dorean Nabukalu, Amanda P. Miller, Maria J. Wawer, Robert Ssekubugu, Hadijja Nakowooya, Betty Nantume, Eunhee Park, Judith A. Hahn, et al. (2020). Prevalence and correlates of men’s and women’s alcohol use in agrarian, trading and fishing communities in Rakai, Uganda . PLOS ONE.
Jennifer A. Wagman, Jeffrey H. Samet, Debbie M. Cheng, Natalia Gnatienko, Anita Raj, Elena Blokhina, Olga Toussova, Leah S. Forman, Dmitry Lioznov, Judith I. Tsui(2018). Female Gender and HIV Transmission Risk Behaviors Among People Living with HIV Who Have Ever Used Injection Drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia . AIDS and Behavior. 22. (9). p. 2830--2839. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Jennifer A. Wagman, Amy Paul, Fredinah Namatovu, Robert Ssekubugu, Fred Nalugoda(2016). Ethical challenges of randomized violence intervention trials: Examining the SHARE intervention in Rakai, Uganda . Psychology of Violence. 6. (3). p. 442--451. American Psychological Association ({APA})
Kairania, R., Gray, R.H., Wawer, M.J., Wagman, J., Kigozi, G., Nalugoda, F., Musoke, R., Serwadda, D., Sewankambo, N.K., Semanda, J., et al.(2015). Intimate partner violence and communication of HIV diagnosis in Rakai, Uganda . Social Work in Public Health. 30. (3). p. 272-281.
Wagman, J.A., King, E.J., Namatovu, F., Kiwanuka, D., Kairania, R., Semanda, J.B., Nalugoda, F., Serwadda, D., Wawer, M.J., Gray, R., et al.(2015). Combined Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Rural Uganda: Design of the SHARE Intervention Strategy . Health Care for Women International.
Wagman, J.A., Gray, R.H., Campbell, J.C., Thoma, M., Ndyanabo, A., Ssekasanvu, J., Nalugoda, F., Kagaayi, J., Nakigozi, G., Serwadda, D., et al.(2015). Effectiveness of an integrated intimate partner violence and HIV prevention intervention in Rakai, Uganda: Analysis of an intervention in an existing cluster randomised cohort . The Lancet Global Health. 3. (1). p. e23-33.
Tomori, C., Kennedy, C.E., Brahmbhatt, H., Wagman, J.A., Mbwambo, J.K., Likindikoki, S., Kerrigan, D.L.(2014). Barriers and facilitators of retention in HIV care and treatment services in Iringa, Tanzania: The importance of socioeconomic and sociocultural factors . AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 26. (7). p. 907-913.
Mullinax, M., Higgins, J., Wagman, J., Nakyanjo, N., Kigozi, G., Serwadda, D., Wawer, M., Gray, R., Nalugoda, F.(2013). Community understandings of and responses to gender equality and empowerment in Rakai, Uganda . Global Public Health. 8. (4). p. 465-478.
Mmari, K.N., Kaggwa, E., Wagman, J., Gray, R., Wawer, M., Nalugoda, F.(2013). Risk and protective correlates of young women's first sexual experiences in Rakai, Uganda . International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 39. (3). p. 153-162.
Ssekubugu, R., Leontsini, E., Wawer, M.J., Serwadda, D., Kigozi, G., Kennedy, C.E., Nalugoda, F., Sekamwa, R., Wagman, J., Gray, R.H.(2013). Contextual barriers and motivators to adult male medical circumcision in Rakai, Uganda . Qualitative Health Research. 23. (6). p. 795-804.
Wagman, J.A., Namatovu, F., Nalugoda, F., Kiwanuka, D., Nakigozi, G., Gray, R., Wawer, M.J., Serwadda, D.(2012). A Public Health Approach to Intimate Partner Violence Prevention in Uganda: The SHARE Project . Violence Against Women. 18. (12). p. 1390-1412.
Clough, A., Wagman, J., Rollins, C., Barnes, J., Connor-Smith, J., Holditch-Niolon, P., McDowell, S., Martinez-Bell, E., Bloom, T., Baker, C., et al.(2011). The share project: Maximizing participant retention in a longitudinal study with victims of intimate partner violence . Field Methods. 23. (1). p. 86-101.
Wagman, J., Baumgartner, J.N., Geary, C.W., Nakyanjo, N., Ddaaki, W.G., Serwadda, D., Gray, R., Nalugoda, F.K., Wawer, M.J.(2009). Experiences of sexual coercion among adolescent women: Qualitative findings from Rakai District, Uganda . Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 24. (12). p. 2073-2095.
Nalugoda, F., Wagman, J., Kiddugavu, M., Kiwanuka, N., Garrett, E., Gray, R.H., Serwadda, D., Wawer, M.J., Emanuel, E.J.(2009). Is there coercion or undue inducement to participate in health research in developing countries? An example from Rakai, Uganda . Journal of Clinical Ethics. 20. (2). p. 141-149.
Bloom, T., Wagman, J., Hernandez, R., Yragui, N., Hernandez-Valdovinos, N., Dahlstrom, M., Glass, N.(2009). Partnering with community-based organizations to reduce intimate partner violence . Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 31. (2). p. 244-257.
Wagman, J., Francisco, L., Glass, N., Sharps, P.W., Campbell, J.C.(2008). Ethical challenges of research on and care for victims of intimate partner violence . Journal of Clinical Ethics. 19. (4). p. 371-380.
Grady, C., Wagman, J., Ssekubugu, R., Wawer, M.J., Serwadda, D., Kiddugavu, M., Nalugoda, F., Gray, R.H., Wendler, D., Dong, Q., et al.(2008). Research benefits for hypothetical HIV vaccine trials: The views of Ugandans in the Rakai district . IRB Ethics and Human Research. 30. (2). p. 1-7.
Campbell, J.C., Baty, M.L., Ghandour, R.M., Stockman, J.K., Francisco, L., Wagman, J.(2008). The intersection of intimate partner violence against women and HIV/AIDS: a review . International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 15. (4). p. 221-231.
Thiessen, C., Ssekubugu, R., Wagman, J., Kiddugavu, M., Wawer, M.J., Emanuel, E., Gray, R., Serwadda, D., Grady, C.(2007). Personal and community benefits and harms of research: Views from Rakai, Uganda . AIDS. 21. (18). p. 2493-2501.
Koenig, M.A., Zablotska, I., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F., Wagman, J., Gray, R.(2004). Coerced first intercourse and reproductive health among adolescent women in Rakai, Uganda . International Family Planning Perspectives. 30. (4). p. 156-163.
Koenig, M.A., Lutalo, T., Zhao, F., Nalugoda, F., Kiwanuka, N., Wabwire-Mangen, F., Kigozi, G., Sewankambo, N., Wagman, J., Serwadda, D., et al.(2004). Coercive sex in rural Uganda: Prevalence and associated risk factors . Social Science and Medicine. 58. (4). p. 787-798.
Koenig, M.A., Lutalo, T., Zhao, F., Nalugoda, F., Wabwire-Mangen, F., Kiwanuka, N., Wagman, J., Serwadda, D., Wawer, M., Gray, R.(2003). Domestic violence in rural Uganda: Evidence from a community-based study . Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 81. (1). p. 53-60.