Jill Owczarzak, PhD, MA, is a medical anthropologist who explores how cultural, social, and political forces shape health disparities.
Experiences & Accomplishments
Honors & Awards
- Owczarzak, J., Kazi, AK., Mazhnaya, A., Alpatova, P., Zub, T., Filippova, O., and Phillips, SD. 2020. “You’re nobody without a piece of paper:” Visibility, the State, and Access to Services among Women Who Use Drugs in Ukraine. Social Science and Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113563
- Owczarzak, J. Weicker, N., Urquhart, G., Morris, M., Park, J., and Sherman, S. 2020. “We know the streets:” Race, Place and the Politics of Harm Reduction. Health and Place 64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102376.
- Owczarzak, J., Nguyen, T., Mazhnaya, A., Phillips, S., Filippova, O., Alpatova, P., Zub, T., Aleksanyan, R. 2019. Outcome Evaluation of a Bottom-Up, "Common Factors" Approach to Developing HIV Prevention Interventions in Ukraine. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 199:18-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.02.015
- Owczarzak, J. Phillips, S. and Cho, W. 2018. "Pure" Drug Users, Commercial Sex Workers, and "Ordinary Girls": Gendered Narratives of HIV Risk and Prevention in Post-Soviet Ukraine. Culture, Health & Sexuality. DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1421708
- Owczarzak, J., Broaddus, M., and Tarima, S. 2018. Effectiveness of an Evidence-Based HIV Prevention Intervention when Implemented by Frontline Providers. Translational Behavioral Medicine. doi:10.1093/tbm/ibx041