Aimee James, PhD, MPH
During her time on faculty at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. James designed and/or taught a range of courses including Research Methods in Public Health and Introduction to Epidemiology. She also co-taught Qualitative Research Methods. She supervised medical student research projects for Health of the Public and served on numerous thesis and practicum committees. In addition, Dr. James has lectured widely on community-based research, health behavior theory, health behavior interventions, and qualitative methods.
Dr. James has extensive research experience in cancer prevention, cancer disparities, and interventions to promote health behavior change. Most of her current focus is on colorectal cancer prevention and control, community-based and community-based participatory research, and individual and systems level interventions to promote disease management and preventive care. She has training and expertise in qualitative methods including semi-structured and cognitive interviewing and focus group research, and has collaborated with several community based clinics. Increasingly, her work focuses on translating evidence-based practices to community-settings.
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