Anjanette Wells

Anjanette A. Wells

Asst Professor

French Hall

CAHS School of Social Work - 0108

Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

Education

PhD, University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA, 2009 (Social Work)

MSW, California State University Long Beach Long Beach, CA, 1994 (Social Work: Concentration on Aging)

BA, University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, 1991 (Sociology (Psychology emphasis) )

Positions and Work Experience

2016 -To Present Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, University of Cincinnati: College of Allied Health Sciences, School of Social Work, Cincinnati, OH

2016 -To Present Precision Cancer Cluster Researcher, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2011 -2016 Affiliated Faculty, Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies & Center on Urban Research & Public Policy, Washington University in St. Louis , Institute for Public Health, St. Louis, MO

2010 -2016 Scholar, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2009 -2016 Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Washington University in St. Louis: G.W. Brown School of Social Work, St. Louis, MO

2008 -2009 Assistant Research Professor, Washington University in St. Louis: G.W. Brown School of Social Work, St. Louis, MO

1998 -1999 Adjunct Professor, Antelope Valley Community College, Lancaster, CA

2017 -To Present Social Worker, Palliative Care Program, Christ Hospital Health Network, Cincinnati, OH

2015 -2016 Psychiatric Social Worker (PRN), Behavioral health/ adult inpatient mental health. Completed psychosocial assessments. Conducted crisis intervention counseling and Group therapy , SSM St. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2003 -2008 Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Conducted biopsychosocial assessments/ follow-up. Abuse/risk screenings. Social work services in Emergency Department, Extended Care Unit, ICU, Medical-Surgical, Pediatrics/ NICU and on specialty outpatient clinics [Hematology/ Oncology, Women’s Health Center, Ob-Gyn, Nephrology] , Kaiser Permanente Hospital, West Los Angeles, CA

2000 -2003 Medical Social Worker, Weekend emergency/temporary coverage to in- and outpatient hospital units, within various medical and behavioral health facilities in Los Angeles City/County , Associated Social Resources, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

1999 -2003 Licensed Care Manager, Telephonic clinical assessment/ triage. Review psychiatrist and therapist assessments in determining “medical necessity.” Case management. Crisis interventions , Pacifi-care Behavioral Health, Inc., Van Nuys, CA

1997 -1999 Psychotherapist, Conducted in-home assessments. Diagnosis and clinical intervention for foster care children/ families , Counseling 4 Kids, Los Angeles, CA

1997 -1998 Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Crisis interventions. Brief therapy. Employee Assistance Program counselor. Bioethics Committee. Cancer Committee. Field Instructor for MSW students at USC, UCLA, CSULB, and CSULA. Covered Emergency Room, Trauma team, Woman’s Unit, ICU, Definitive Observational Unit, Transitional Care, Acute Rehab Unit, Medical/Surgical Units , Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, Valencia, CA

1995 -1997 clinical social worker, Crisis interventions. Grief counseling. Supportive counseling. Brain injury consortium. Stroke support group facilitator. Covered Acute Rehab Unit, Telemetry/Cardiac Units, Medical/Surgical Unit, and Emergency Room, NICU, Labor & Delivery/ Postpartum, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA

1995 -1995 clinical social worker, Crisis interventions. Ethics Committee. San Fernando Valley Homeless Coalition. Covered Medical/Surgical units and Emergency Room, Olive View-UCLA County Medical Center, Sylmar, CA

1994 -1995 Medical Social Worker, Provided psychosocial counseling and discharge planning to veteran patients and their families. Geriatric Units (Transitional Care and Skilled Nursing Units), West Los Angeles Veterans Administration, Los Angeles, CA

1994 -1994 Social Work Intern (MSW Practicum), Performed various administrative social work duties. Conducted multicultural, interdisciplinary focus groups, UCLA Multicampus Program, Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, Los Angeles, CA

1993 -1994 Medical Social Worker, Supervised, directed, & helped implement treatments. , Associated Social Resources, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

1993 -1994 Child Care Worker, Provided in-home and outpatient counseling to veterans with psychiatric problems. Assisted in a milieu-setting day treatment program. Co-facilitated alcohol treatment & gerontology groups , Gay & Lesbian Adolescent Social Services, Hollywood, CA

1993 -1993 Social Work Intern (MSW Practicum), Department of Veterans Affairs, Outpatient Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

1992 -1993 Medical Social Worker, Social Work Temps (formerly Spectrum Professionals), Huntington Beach, CA

1991 -1992 Child Care Worker, Olive Crest Residential Treatment Center, Anaheim, CA

Research Support

Investigators:A.Wells 04-2017 -03-2018 University of Cincinnati Equity and Inclusion Incentive Role:Co-Investigator 3,000 Type:Grant

2017 -2018 Association of Oncology Social Work Black Faculty Association Scholarship $1,382.80

Investigators:Harley, D. & Canfield, J. 2017 -2018 University of Cincinnati Development Toward a Deeper Understanding of Photovoice: The Community Role:Principle Investigator

10-2013 -10-2014 Washington University in St. Louis Just-in-Time (JIT) Dissemination & Implementation Core Usage Funding Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) Role:Principle Investigator $5000

06-2013 -07-2014 G.W. Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis Faculty Research Pilot Grant Role:Principle Investigator $2,010 Type:Grant

Grant: #P50 CA095815 Investigators:M. Kreuter, A. Wells 08-2008 -07-2013 NCI Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Research (CECCR) Integrating cancer control referrals and navigators into United Way 2-1-1 Role:Co-Investigator

Grant: #CA105269-S1 08-2005 -01-2008 National Cancer Institute Minority Research Supplement Multifaceted Oncology Depression Program for Latinos Role:Principle Investigator $153,350

2009 -2010 Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Junior Investigator Training & Career Development Award Type:Fellowship

2008 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA National Cancer Institute Pre-Doctoral Fellow $31,000 Type:Fellowship

2007 Association of Pan African Doctoral Scholars Research Scholarship Award $500

2006 -2008 American Cancer Society Doctoral Training Grant in Oncology Social Work $40,000

2004 -2005 Council for Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Program Research Fellowship Type:Fellowship

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wells, A., Williams, S., Jones, B., Sanders-Thompson, V., Barnes, S. (2017. )What individual and institutional factors influence mental health service use among US college students? A Behavioral Model of Health Services Use Approach. .Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, ,

Wells, A., Jones, B. D., Sewell, W., Sanders-Thompson, V., Cunningham-Williams, R., Butler-Barnes, S., Williams, S (2017. )GPA among African American female college students: Examining lifestyles and preventive health behaviors. Journal of American College Health, ,

McGowan, K., Wells, A., Hoffmaster, C., & Boyd, D (2017. )Hair over Health? Uncovering the Root of Physical Activity among Black Women. .Health Promotion Practice, ,

Harley, D., Grome, S., Kim, S., McLendon, T., Hunn, V., Canfield, J., Rose, T., & Wells, A. (2017. )Photovoice as a tool for exploring success and self-sustainability among low-income women. .Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, ,

Sanders Thompson, V., Butler-Barnes, S., Jones, B., Wells, A., Cunningham-Williams, R.M.., Williams, S. (2017. )Factors Associated with HPV Vaccination Status at US Colleges and Universities. .Health & Social Work, ,

Jones BD, Cunningham-Williams RM. M, Williams SL, Sanders Thompson VL, Butler-Barnes S, Wells AA. (2015. )Hookah and cigarette smoking among African American U.S. college students ages 18-24: Implications for college campus risk reduction and health promotion efforts. Journal of Adolescent Health, ,56

Wells, A., Shon, E, McGowan, K, & James, A (2015. )Perspectives of low-income African American women non-adherent to mammography screening: The importance of information, behavioral skills, and motivation. .Journal of Cancer Education, ,

Wells, A., Palinkas, L., Williams, S., & Ell, K. (2014. )Retaining low-income minority cancer patients to depression treatment intervention trial: Lessons learned.Community Mental Health, ,

Wells, A., Palinkas, L., & Ell, K. (2014. )Understanding Barriers to Retention after a Clinical Treatment Trial Drop Out: Translating Qualitative Research and Theory to Practice. .Journal of Clinical Trials, ,4 (3 ),1-4

Wells, A., Gulbas, L., Sanders-Thompson, V., Shon, E.J., & Kreuter, M. (2013. )African American breast cancer survivors participating in a support group: Translating research into oncology practice.Journal of Cancer Education, ,

Wells, A., Palinkas, L., Shon, E., & Ell, K. (2013. )Cancer patients in depression treatment: Dropouts and completers.Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, ,

Kreuter, M., Edden K., Alcaraz, K., Rath, S., Lai, C., Caito, N., Greer, R., Bridges, N., Purnell, J., Wells, A., Fu, Q., Walsh, C., Eckstein, E., Griffith, J., Nelson, A., Paine, C., Aziz, T., & Roux, A. (2013. ) If you refer them, will they call? Use of cancer control referrals by 2-1-1 callers .American Journal of Preventative Medicine, ,

Wells, A., Lagomasino, I., Palinkas, L., Green, J., & Gonzalez, D. (2012. )Barriers to depression treatment adherence among low-income, minority Emergency Department patients. .Community Mental Health Journal, ,

Wells, A., Palinkas, L., Ell, K., & Qiu, X. (2011. )Cancer patients’ perspectives on discontinuing depression treatment: The “drop out” phenomenon. Patient Preference and Adherence, ,

Palinkas, L., Ell, K., Hansen, M., Cabassa, L., & Wells, A. (2011. )Sustainability of collaborative care interventions in primary care settings. .Journal of Social Work, ,

Ell, K., Xie, B., Kapetanovik, S., Quinn, D.I., Lee, P.J., & Wells, A., Chou, C. (2011. )One-Year Follow-Up of Collaborative Depression Care for Low-Income, Predominantly Hispanic Patients with Cancer. .Psychiatric Services, ,162-170

Thompson, V.L., Kalesan, B., Wells, A., Williams, S.L., & Caito, N.M. (2010. ) Comparing the use of evidence and culture in targeted colorectal cancer communication for African Americans, .Patient Education & Counseling. , ,

Wells, A. & Zebrack, B. (2008. )Psychosocial barriers contributing to the under-representation of racial/ethnic minorities in cancer clinical trials. .Social Work in Health Care, ,1-14

Ell, K., Bin, X., Wells, A., Nedjat-Haiem, F., Lee, P.J., & Vourlekis B. (2008. ) Economic stress among low-income women with cancer: Effects on quality of life. .Cancer, ,616-625

Ell, K., Quon, B., Quinn, D.I., Dwight-Johnson, M., Wells, A., Lee, P., & Xie, B. (2007. )Improving treatment of depression among low-income patients with cancer: The design of the ADAPt-C Study. .General Hospital Psychiatry, ,223-231

Cunningham-Williams, R., Jones, B., Butler-Barnes, S., Wells, A., Williams-Woodsen, S., Johnson, S., & Pilar, M. (2018. )Stress, stressors, and substance use: Differential risk for hookah use among African American college students.Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse, ,1-22

Other Publications

Ell, K. & Wells, A. (2006. )Adapted Problem Solving Therapy for Primary Care: Maintenance Group Manual and Program Protocol. Multifaceted Diabetes and Depression Program (MDDP) and Alleviating Depression among Patients with Cancer (ADAPt-C) Clinical Trials .

Published Books

Wells, A., Sanders Thompson, V., Yeakey, C.C., Ross, W., Notaro, S. (2017. )Cancer Prevention among Low-income Women of Color: A Handbook for Providers .New York, NY ,Oxford University Press

Wells, A., Sanders Thompson, V., Yeakey, C.C., Ross, W., Notaro, S. (2017. )Poverty and Place: Cancer Prevention Among Low Income Women of Color .Plymouth, UK ,Lexington Books, Inc.

Yeakey, C.C., Sanders Thompson, V., & Wells, A. (2014. )Urban Ills: Post-Recession Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts, Volume I .Plymouth, UK ,Lexington Books, Inc.

Yeakey, C.C., Sanders Thompson, V., & Wells, A. (2014. )Urban Ills: Post-Recession Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts, Volume II .Plymouth, UK ,Lexington Books, Inc.

Book Chapter

Christ, G., Messner, C., & Behar, L. (2015 )Oncology and Health Care Disparities Handbook of Oncology Social Work .New York, NY,Oxford University Press

Yeakey, C.C., Sander Thompson, V., & Wells, A. (2013 )Introduction Urban Ills: Post Recession Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts .Plymouth, UK,Lexington Books, Inc.

Yeakey, C.C., Sanders Thompson, V., & Wells, A. (2013 )Epilogue: Confronting the Dilemmas of Urban Living in Global Contexts Urban Ills: Post Recession Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts .Plymouth, UK,Lexington Books, Inc.

Yeakey, C.C., Sanders Thompson, V., & Wells, A. (2013 )The Intersect of Poverty and Health: Are Race and Class Far Behind? Urban Ills: Twenty First Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts .Plymouth, UK,Lexington Books, Inc.

Yeakey, C.C., Sander Thompson, V., & Wells, A (2012 )Dare to be Sick: Poverty and Health Among Vulnerable Populations Living on the Boundaries: Urban Marginality in National and International Contexts .Bingley, UK,Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Wells, A. (2018. )Making Cancer Care the Great Equalizer: Science and Solutions for Health Disparities in Cancer .Invited speaker at University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, The Strietmann Center, OTR, Cincinnati, OH. June 15, 2018 (Panelist).,

Wells, A. (2019. )Pain Disparities .Invited speaker at the Complexities of Pain Management Conference, Southern Ohio Northern Kentucky Consortium 2019 Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH. ,

Wells, A. (2018. )Breast Cancer Disparities .Invited speaker at the Beyond Breast Cancer: The Path to Empowerment Conference, University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, Cincinnati, OH. ,

Wells, A., Bullock, K., Lee, H. E., & Kayser, K. (2014. )How to prepare to get an academic job and what to do as junior faculty .American Cancer Society, Cincinnati, OH. ,

Wells, A. (2013. )The psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis on indigent patients .Invited speaker at The Breakfast Club Annual Seminar, St. Louis, MO. ,

Wells, A. (2009. )Low-income, minority cancer patients who drop out of depression treatment .Invited speaker at the Health Communication Research Lab, Eliminating Health Disparities seminar, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO.,

Wells, A. (2008. )Understanding the psychosocial needs of depressed, low-income, and minority cancer patients .Invited speaker at the American Cancer Society - Reducing Cancer Disparities through Research Forum, City of Hope, Duarte, CA.,

Wells, A. & Wong, R. (2007. )How to apply for a federally-funded dissertation grant .Invited speaker at the Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Program 53rd Annual Program Meeting, San Francisco, CA. ,

Poster Presentations

Wells, A.A. & James, A. Denver, CO. (2016. )Understanding barriers and strategies to mammography screening adherence among low income women: Patient navigator and unscreened women perspectives .American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. .Conference. .Level:National

Butler-Barnes, S., Sanders Thompson, V., Cunningham-Williams, R.M., Wells, A.A., Williams, S.L., & Jones, B. (2015. )Access to Health Resources, Academic Performance, and Depressive Symptomatology among African American College Women .Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA. .Level:National

Jones, B.D., Cunningham-Williams, R.H., Williams, S., Sanders Thompson, V., Butler-Barnes, S., & Wells, A.A. (2015. )Hookah and cigarette smoking among African American U.S. college students ages 18-24: Implications for college campus risk reduction and health promotion effects. .Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. .Conference. .Level:National

Wells, A.A. & BrintzenhofeSzoc, K. (2017. )Understanding mammogram screening adherence among low-income African American women: Translating research and theory to intervention development .Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA. .

McGowan, K. & Wells, A. (2017. )Getting to the Root of Hair Care as Motivation for Black Women’s Physical Activity .Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA. .

Sanders Thompson, V., Wells, A.A., Butler-Barnes, S., Cunningham-Williams, R.M., & Williams, S. (2015. )Factors Associated with HPV Vaccination Among US College Students .E-Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.,

Wells, A.A., Moon, Y.R., Sanders-Thompson, V.L., & Scheel, T. (2015. )Patient navigation strategies among low-income women in need of mammography and Pap smears .E-Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.,

Wells, A.A., Karpe, V., Butler-Barnes, S., Cunningham-Williams, R., Sanders-Thompson, V., Williams, S., & Jones, B. D. (2015. )GPA among African American female college students: Examining lifestyles and preventive health behaviors .Oral presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.,

Williams, S.L., Cunningham-Williams, R.M., Sanders Thompson, V., Wells, A.A., Butler-Barnes, S.T., & Jones, B.D. (2015. )Examining the Role of Predictive Factors in Mental Health Service Unitization among African American College Students .E-Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.,

Sanders Thompson, V., Jones, B.D, Wells, A.A., Cunningham-Williams, R.M., Butler-Barnes, S., & Williams, S. (2014. )HPV Vaccination among US Ethnic Minority College Students .Oral presentation at the 2014 National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference, National Harbor, MD. ,

Williams, S., Cunningham-Williams, R.M., Sanders Thompson, V., Wells, A.A., Butler-Barnes, S., & Jones, B.D. (2014. )Mental health use among African American college students .Poster presentation at the 2014 National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference, National Harbor, MD.,

Wells, A. (2013. )Retaining Low-Income Minority Cancer Patients in a Depression Treatment Intervention Trial: Lessons Learned .Oral presenter at Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. San Diego, CA.,

Wells, A., Gulbas, L., Shon, E., Kreuter, M. (2011. )African American breast cancer survivors participating in a support group: Translating research into oncology practice .Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.,

Wells, A., Lagomasino, I., Gonzalez, & Green, J. (2010. )Barriers and facilitators to depression treatment completion among low-income, minority patients seeking care within a public Emergency department. .Oral paper presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.,

Wells, A. & Sanders-Thompson, V. (2009. )What culturally appropriate cancer communication strategy works best to increase colorectal cancer screening among African Americans? The Elimika Project .Poster presentation at the Emerging Scholars Summer Fellowship Program in Applied Multi-Ethnic Research, Ann Arbor, MI. ,

Ell K., Quon, B., Wells, A., Lee, P.J., & Xie, B. (2008. )Low-income ethnic minority adults with major depression and cancer: Depression treatment preferences and socio-cultural and cancer treatment adaptations .Poster presentation at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society 5th Annual Conference, Irvine, CA.,

Wells, A. (2008. )Depression treatment non-adherence and dropout of low-income minority cancer patients: A systematic review of literature and implications for research, practice, and policy .Oral paper presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research 12th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. ,

Ell K., Quon, B., Wells, A., Lee, P.J., & Xie, B. (2007. )Major depression among low-income ethnic minority adults with cancer .Poster presentation at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society 4th Annual Conference, Austin, TX.,

Ell, K., Palinkas, L., Cabassa, L., & Wells, A. (2007. )Randomized clinical trial research – design, methods, administrative strategies, and regulatory elements .Pre-conference oral workshop presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research 11th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.,

Ell, K., Wells, A., Lee, P., & Xie, B. (2007. )Economic distress, employment, social stressors and depression severity among low-income ethnic minority patients with cancer and diabetes .Oral paper presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research 11th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.,

Wells, A. & Ell, K. (2007. )Reducing disparity in recruitment of ethnic minority patients in cancer clinical trials: a priority in enhancing culturally competent practice .Oral paper presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research 11th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.,

Wells, A. & Zebrack, B. (2006. )How oncology social work clinicians can influence the psychosocial barriers to the under-representation of racial/ethnic minorities in cancer clinical trials .Poster presentation at the Association of Oncology Social Work 23rd Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.,

Wells, A. & Zebrack, B. (2006. )The influence of social work education in addressing the psychosocial barriers to the under-representation of racial/ethnic minorities in cancer clinical trials .Oral paper presentation at the Annual conference of the Council on Social Work Education 52nd Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, IL.,

Wells, A. & Zebrack, B. (2006. )The impact of social work research on the psychosocial barriers contributing to the under-representation of racial/ethnic minorities in cancer clinical trials .Oral paper presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research 10th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.,

Lecture

Wells, A. (2019. )Motivational Interviewing to Improve Patient Adherence to Illness and Disease Management .Cincinnati, OH.

Wells, A. (2015. )Motivational Interviewing to Improve Patient Adherence to Illness and Disease Management .St. Louis, MO.

Wells, A. (2013. )Adapting Motivational Interviewing for Patient Navigators” Missouri WISEWOMAN Program .Jefferson City, MO.

Wells, A. (2013. )Adapting Motivational Interviewing for Patient Navigators .

Wells, A. (2013. )Adapting Motivational Interviewing for Patient Navigators .St. Louis, MO.

Wells, A. (2018. )Closing the Healthcare Gap .Facebook Live .

Wells, A. (2013. )Retention of low-income, minorities to clinical trials .St. Louis, MO.

Honors and Awards

1994 -1994 Outstanding Master's Graduate Award California State University Status:Recipient Level:Honorary Type:Recognition

1993 -1994 Master's of Social Work Scholarship Award National Association of Black Social Workers Status:Recipient Type:Recognition

Student Advising

D. Black (Master )Advisor

A. Cox (Master )Advisor

D. Rajvi (Master )Advisor

A. Goldner (Master )Advisor

C. Hoffmaster (Master )Advisor

C. Hoffmaster (Master )

Service

American Public Health Association Chair-elect Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 2017 -2019

Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Reviewer Review Board/Panel Type:Service to Professional Associations 2012 -To Present

Cancer Justice Network Board Member Type:Service to Professional Associations 2016 -To Present

Future Medicine Member Type:Service to Professional Associations 2014 -To Present

American Public Health Association Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 2012 -2016

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice Type:Service to Professional Associations 2011 -To Present

Journal of National Medical Association Review Board/Panel Type:Service to Professional Associations 2007 -To Present

Association of Black Social Workers Los Angeles Secretary Type:Service to Professional Associations 1993 -1996

University of Cincinnati, School of Medicine (Mind-Body Training )Type:University/College Service 2016 -To Present

University of Cincinnati (Black Faculty Association )Member Type:University/College Service 2016 -To Present

University of Cincinnati (Opioid Task Force )Member Type:University/College Service 2017 -To Present

University of Cincinnati (Distinguished Teaching Professor Award Reviewer )Review Board/Panel Type:University/College Service 2016 -2017

Washington University in St. Louis: School of Medicine (Breast Cancer Community Partnership (BCaP), Siteman Cancer Center )Committee Member Type:University/College Service 2012 -2016

Washington University in St. Louis: School of Medicine (Program for Elimination of Cancer Disparities (PECaD), Siteman Cancer Center )Committee Member Type:University/College Service 2012 -2016

Washington University in St. Louis (A Computer Tailored Intervention to Promote Informed Living Donation Decision-Making (RO1) )Board Member Type:University/College Service 2011 -2014

University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences (Occupational Health Search Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2017

University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences (Improving Diversity Strategic Planning #5: Improving Diversity )Member Type:University/College Service 2016 -To Present

University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences (Mid-point Collegiate Touch Point Conference )Type:University/College Service 2016 -2017

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Diversity Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2013 -2016

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Brown School Community Engagement Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2013 -2016

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Public Health Student Recruitment Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2013 -2016

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Wellness Steering Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2012 -2013

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Personnel Advisory Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2011 -2013

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Master's in Public Health Curriculum Sub-committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2009 -2016

University of Cincinnati, School of Social Work (Council for Social Work Education (CSWE) Reacceditation Consultation Group )Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2016 -To Present

University of Cincinnati, School of Social Work (School of Social Work Diversity Committee )Member Type:University/College Service 2016 -To Present

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work (Master's in Social Work, Health Concentration )Committee Member Type:University/College Service 2009 -2016

Off-the-Streets/ Cincinnati Union Bethel (Commission on Accreditiation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) )Consultant Type:Community Service 2017 -To Present

Off-the-Streets/ Cincinnati Union Bethel (Mind-Body Training )Type:Community Service 2017 -To Present

West End Community Research Committee Member Type:Community Service 2017 -To Present

Cancer Justice Network Board Patient Navigation Other Type:Community Service 2016 -To Present

(Cincinnati Community Outreach Program )Type:Community Service 2016

University of Cincinnati Type:Community Service 2016

Centenary United Methodist Church Type:Community Service 2012

St. Louis Regional Breast Navigation Provider Workgorup Type:Community Service 2011 -2016

(St. Louis Community Outreach )Type:Community Service 2016

(My Sister, My Friend: Breast Cancer Support )Representative Type:Community Service 2005 -2008

(California Black Women's Health Project )Member Type:Community Service 2004 -2005

(Environmental Health Search Committee )Type:University/College Service 2019 -To Present

(Mind-Body Training (Interdisciplinary students) )Type:University/College Service 2016 -To Present

(3rd Annual Allied Health Race Social Work [Facilitator] )Type:University/College Service 2019

(Recruitment Committee )Type:University/College Service 2018 -To Present

(Self-Study Syllabus )Type:University/College Service 2018 -To Present

(Community Engagement Meetings and Church Luncheons )Type:Community Service 2017 -To Present

Post Graduate Training and Education

2013-2013 Motivational Interviewing, CMI Education Institute, ,St. Louis, MO

2012-2012 Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute Training, Certification, New York, NY

2011-2011 Community-based Intervention Research with Underserved and Minority Populations , Society for Social Work and Research Summer Workshop, University of Pittsburgh, ,

2010-2010 Advanced Training Institute in Health Behavior Theory, Funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, and other National Institutes of Health. , Madison, Wisconsin

2010-2010 African American Aging Summer Training Workshop., Funded by the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research. , Ann Arbor, Michigan

2009-2009 Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network Summer Program in Applied Multi-Ethnic Research Fellow, Funded by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan, ,Ann Arbor, Michigan

2007-2007 Research Talk Qualitative Methods Summer Intensive, included training and skill development on: 1) Building codes and memoing, 2) Building codes to findings 3) Conducting qualitative interviews & focus groups., New York, NY

2007-2007 Research Talk Qualitative Data Analysis Camp, included training and skill development on the Sort and Sift, Think and Shift qualitative technique. , New York, NY

2006-2006 Atlas-ti Training Workshop, included content analysis, grounded theory, narrative analysis, and conversation analysis. , National Institutes of Health (NIH), ,Bethesda, Maryland

Courses Taught

35-SW-855 SW PRAC HEALTH Level:Graduate

Psychosocial Theory Level:Graduate

Human Behavior in the Social Enviroment II Level:Graduate

Mezzo Social Work Practice Level:Graduate

Social Work Practice & Service in Health Care Level:Graduate

Health Behavior & Health Education Level:Graduate

35-SW-714 HUM DIV FOR SW Social Justice and Human Diversity Level:Graduate

Training in Intergroup Dialogue Facilitation: Skills for Multicultural Social Work Practice Level:Graduate

Introduction into Sociology Level:Undergraduate

35-SW-855 SW PRAC HEALTH Advanced Practice in Health and Aging II Level:Graduate

Research Methods I and II Level:Graduate

Mind-Body Skills Training Level:Graduate

MSW Field Seminar Level:Graduate

Human Diversity Level:Graduate

Primary and Secondary Instruction

Faculty Development Activities

2013 Motivational Interviewing Training CMI Education Institute St. Louis, MO Type:Continuing Education Program

2012 Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute Training, Certification New York, NY Type:Continuing Education Program

2011 Community-based Intervention Research with Underserved and Minority Populations Society for Social Work and Research Summer Workshop University of Pittsburgh Type:Continuing Education Program

2010 Advanced Training Institute in Health Behavior Theory. National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, and other National Institutes of Health Madison, Wisconsin

2010 African American Aging Summer Training Workshop Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research Ann Arbor, Michigan Type:Workshop

2009 Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network Summer Program in Applied Multi-Ethnic Research Fellow. Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan Type:Continuing Education Program

Contact Information

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Fax: 513-556-0423
wells2aa@uc.edu

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