Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Jennifer Pellowski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the International Health Institute at Brown University School of Public Health. She received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2015 and then completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in Child/Adolescent Biobehavioral HIV research at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital. Her program of research is dedicated to improving the lives of people living with HIV through addressing psychosocial and contextual factors that impede engagement in health behaviors, domestically and internationally. She has interests in social and contextual determinants of health, sexual and reproductive health of women, and the development of behavioral interventions to improve health and well-being. Her current K01 from the National Institute of Mental Health seeks to improve HIV treatment adherence among women living with HIV as they transition from pregnancy to postpartum in South Africa. 

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