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2020 Scholars

Jasmine Abrams, PhD


Assistant Professor 
Boston University School of Public Health

Affiliate Faculty
Yale School of Public Health

Jasmine Abrams is an Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School of Public Health and Affiliate Faculty in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at the Yale School of Public Health. She earned a BS in Psychology from Virginia State University and a MS and PhD in Health Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. As an international behavioral research scientist, Abrams is fiercely dedicated to sexual health promotion among women of African ancestry. She conducts domestic and international research in collaboration with community-based, governmental, and healthcare organizations with the goal of utilizing culture as an avenue to better understand and reduce health disparities. Abrams has been involved in a host of culturally relevant research and programmatic efforts related to chronic disease prevention, namely prevention of HIV/AIDS.