Jeannette R Ickovics PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology; Director, Community Alliance for Research & Engagement (CARE); Deputy Director and Director of Training, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSchool of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology: Social & Behavioral Sciences; Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Connecticut Women's Health Project; Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE)

Research Interests

Maternal and Child Health; Prenatal Care; Teen pregnancy and STD risk; Obesity and chronic disease prevention; Community engaged research; Interventions; Randomized controlled trials more...


  • Ph.D., George Washington University, 1989

Selected Publications

  • Rosenthal L, Earnshaw VA, Lewis JB, Lewis TT, Reid AE, Stasko EC, Tobin JN & Ickovics JR. Discrimination across pregnancy and postpartum: Age differences and consequences for mental health. American Journal of Public Health. (In press)
  • Ickovics JR, Carroll-Scott A, Gilstad-Hayden K, Schwartz M, Peters S, McCaslin C. Health and Academic Achievement: Cumulative Effects of Health Assets on Standardized Test Scores among Urban Youth in the United States. Journal of School Health. 2014;84:40-48.
  • Santilli AC, Carroll-Scott, A, Wong F, and Ickovics JR. Urban youth go 3,000 miles: Engaging and supporting young residents to conduct neighborhood asset mapping. American Journal of Public Health. 2011;101:2207-2210.



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