Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPH, M.S.

Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPH, M.S. 

Assistant Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Location: National Center for Primary Care, Room 219B
Phone: 404-756-8923
E-mail: jhopkins@msm.edu


Morehouse School of Medicine
Fellowship: Health Policy Leadership-Satcher Health Leadership Institute

California State University, Fullerton
Degree: M.S., Kinesiology

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Degree: Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Health Policy & Management

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree: M.S., Clinical Research

University of California, Davis
Degree: B.S., Exercise Science

Research Interests

  • Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Promotion
  • Obesity Prevention and Control
  • Health Policy
  • LGBT Health
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods Approaches

Clinical Interests

  • Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Exercise Physiology


  • McGregor, B., Li, C., Baltrus, P., Douglas, M., Hopkins, J., Wrenn, G., Respress, E., Holden, K. & Gaglioti, A. (2020). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Treatment and Treatment Type for Depression in a National Sample of Medicaid Recipients. Psychiatric Services. https://ps.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.ps.201900407
  • Thomas, T., Hopkins, J., Omole, F. S., Kelsey - Harris, R. C., Alema-Mensah, E. (2019). Sociodemographic and biometric factors associated with eating behaviors among African American women aged 18-74. Journal of Georgia Public Health Association (jGPHA), 7(2). https://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/jgpha/vol7/iss2/18/
  • Holden, K. B., Hopkins, J., Belton, A., Butty, K., Tabor, D. C., & Satcher, D. (2019). Leveraging science to advance health equity: a regional health policy research center’s approach. Ethnicity & Disease, 29(Supp2), 323-328. https://www.ethndis.org/edonline/index.php/ethndis/article/view/1152
  • Akintobi, T. H., Hopkins, J., Holden, K. B., Hefner, D., & Taylor Jr, H. A. (2019). Tx™: an approach and philosophy to advance translation to transformation. Ethnicity & Disease, 29(Supp2), 349-354. https://www.ethndis.org/edonline/index.php/ethndis/article/view/1121
  • Hopkins, J., Glenn, B., Cole, B., McCarthy, W., Yancey, A. (2012). Implementing Organizational Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Strategies on Paid Time: Process Evaluation of the UCLA WORKING Project pilot study. Health Education Research, 27(3). pp. 385-398. Article

Honors and Awards

  • 2020 – Outstanding Student Poster (Public Health), Curtis Parker Student Research Symposium, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • 2020 – Advisory Board, American Fitness Index (AFI), American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2019 – Leadership and Diversity Training Program, American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2019 – Outstanding Faculty Scholar, Graduate Education in Biomedical Sciences (GEBS), Morehouse School of Medicine
  • 2019 – Editorial Board, Ethnicity & Disease
  • 2017 – Rising Scholar Award in the Field of Sexuality, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)