Brown pictureJennifer L. Brown, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience
University of Cincinnati

Curriculum Vitae

Brief Biography:

Dr. Brown is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati.  She is also the Director of Clinical Training and Co-Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Brown conducts research focused on addressing HIV, reproductive health, and substance use health disparities.  Her research has been funded by NIH, CDC, SAMHSA, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and others.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist and provides psychological services in the Addiction Sciences Division, where she also trains clinical psychology doctoral students in the delivery of psychological treatment for individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders.

Dr. Brown was previously a faculty member in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University.  Dr. Brown completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the Behavioral Sciences & Health Education department in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in the Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) program under the mentorship of Dr. Ralph DiClemente.  FIRST is a NIH-funded training program that provides both research training at Emory University and training in teaching methods at four of the top national minority servicing institutions in the Atlanta metropolitan area (Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, Clark Atlanta University and Spelman College).  Dr. Brown also served as a post-doctoral therapist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University within the Grady Health System’s Infectious Disease Program under the mentorship of Dr. Eugene Farber.  Dr. Brown completed her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology (APA-accredited program) at Syracuse University under the mentorship of Dr. Peter Vanable.  She completed her APA-accredited clinical psychology internship in the Medical Psychology-HIV/AIDS track at the Medical College of Georgia and Charlie A. Norwood VA Medical Center under the mentorship of Dr. Lara Stepleman.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio.