Amelia Jamison
Faculty Research Assistant, Center for Health Equity
Building: School of Public Health | Room: 3302D
Phone: (301) 405-1210 |
Biography

Amelia Jamison is a Faculty Research Assistant at the Maryland Center for Health Equity.  Ms. Jamison received an MAA in applied anthropology in 2014 and an MPH in epidemiology in 2016, both from the University of Maryland.  Her research interests include utilizing mixed-methods approaches to investigate racial/ethnic health disparities. In recent work, Ms. Jamison has worked with Dr. Sandra Crouse Quinn in her research focused on vaccine hesitancy and online communication. She is increasingly focused on undertanding how online health misinformation can exacerbate existing social inequalities.  Past projects have covered topics including; racial disparities in adult influenza immunization, disparities in infant mortality, willingness to participate in genomic research, oral health disparities, and aging with HIV/AIDS.

Publications: 

Jamison, A. M., Broniatowski, D. A., Dredze, M., Wood-Doughty, Z., Khan, D., & Quinn, S. C. (2020). Vaccine-related advertising in the Facebook Ad Archive. Vaccine38(3), 512-520.

Lama, Y., Hancock, G. R., Freimuth, V. S., Jamison, A. M., & Quinn, S. C. (2020). Using classification and regression tree analysis to explore parental influenza vaccine decisions. Vaccine38(5), 1032-1039.

Jamison, A. M., Broniatowski, D. A., & Quinn, S. C. (2019). Malicious actors on Twitter: A guide for public health researchers. American journal of public health109(5), 688-692.

Crouse Quinn, S., & Jamison, A. (2019). Will the public take a universal influenza vaccine?: the need for social and behavioral science research. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 1-4.

Lama, Y., Hu, D., Jamison, A., Quinn, S. C., & Broniatowski, D. A. (2019). Characterizing trends in human papillomavirus vaccine discourse on Reddit (2007-2015): an observational study. JMIR public health and surveillance5(1), e12480.

Quinn, S. C., Jamison, A. M., & Freimuth, V. S. (2019). Measles outbreaks and public attitudes towards vaccine exemptions: some cautions and strategies for addressing vaccine hesitancy. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics, 1-5.

Sangaramoorthy, T., Jamison, A., & Dyer, T. (2019). Older African Americans and the HIV Care Continuum: A Systematic Review of the Literature, 2003–2018. AIDS and Behavior23(4), 973-983.

Jamison, A. M., Quinn, S. C., & Freimuth, V. S. (2019). “You don't trust a government vaccine”: Narratives of institutional trust and influenza vaccination among African American and white adults. Social Science & Medicine221, 87-94.

Passmore, S. R., Jamison, A. M., Hancock, G. R., Abdelwadoud, M., Mullins, C. D., Rogers, T. B., & Thomas, S. B. (2019). “I’ma Little More Trusting”: Components of Trustworthiness in the Decision to Participate in Genomics Research for African Americans. Public Health Genomics22(5-6), 215-226.

Gleason, J. L., Jamison, A., Freimuth, V. S., & Quinn, S. C. (2019). Home remedy use and influenza vaccination among African American and white adults: An exploratory study. Preventive medicine125, 19-23.

Huang, X., Smith, M. C., Jamison, A. M., Broniatowski, D. A., Dredze, M., Quinn, S. C., ... & Paul, M. J. (2019). Can online self-reports assist in real-time identification of influenza vaccination uptake? A cross-sectional study of influenza vaccine-related tweets in the USA, 2013–2017. BMJ open9(1), e024018.

Quinn, S. C., Jamison, A. M., An, J., Hancock, G. R., & Freimuth, V. S. (2019). Measuring vaccine hesitancy, confidence, trust and flu vaccine uptake: Results of a national survey of White and African American adults. Vaccine37(9), 1168-1173.

Broniatowski, D. A., Jamison, A. M., Qi, S., AlKulaib, L., Chen, T., Benton, A., ... & Dredze, M. (2018). Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate. American journal of public health108(10), 1378-1384.

Quinn, S. C., Jamison, A., An, J., Freimuth, V. S., Hancock, G. R., & Musa, D. (2018). Breaking down the monolith: Understanding flu vaccine uptake among African Americans. SSM-population health4, 25-36.

Lama, Y., Chen, T., Dredze, M., Jamison, A., Quinn, S. C., & Broniatowski, D. A. (2018). Discordance between human papillomavirus Twitter images and disparities in human papillomavirus risk and disease in the United States: mixed-methods analysis. Journal of medical Internet research20(9), e10244.

Ahmed, N., Quinn, S. C., Hancock, G. R., Freimuth, V. S., & Jamison, A. (2018). Social media use and influenza vaccine uptake among White and African American adults. Vaccine36(49), 7556-7561.

Quinn, S. C., Jamison, A. M., Freimuth, V. S., An, J., & Hancock, G. R. (2017). Determinants of influenza vaccination among high-risk Black and White adults. Vaccine35(51), 7154-7159.

Quinn, S. C., Hilyard, K. M., Jamison, A. M., An, J., Hancock, G. R., Musa, D., & Freimuth, V. S. (2017). The influence of social norms on flu vaccination among African American and White adults. Health education research32(6), 473-486.

Freimuth, V. S., Jamison, A., Hancock, G., Musa, D., Hilyard, K., & Quinn, S. C. (2017). The role of risk perception in flu vaccine behavior among african‐american and white adults in the united states. Risk Analysis37(11), 2150-2163.

Freimuth, V. S., Jamison, A. M., An, J., Hancock, G. R., & Quinn, S. C. (2017). Determinants of trust in the flu vaccine for African Americans and Whites. Social Science & Medicine193, 70-79.

Sangaramoorthy, T., Jamison, A., & Dyer, T. (2017). Intersectional stigma among midlife and older Black women living with HIV. Culture, health & sexuality19(12), 1329-1343.

Sangaramoorthy, T., Jamison, A. M., & Dyer, T. V. (2017). HIV stigma, retention in care, and adherence among older black women living with HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care28(4), 518-531.

Quinn, S. C., Jamison, A., Freimuth, V. S., An, J., Hancock, G. R., & Musa, D. (2017). Exploring racial influences on flu vaccine attitudes and behavior: Results of a national survey of White and African American adults. Vaccine35(8), 1167-1174.

Sangaramoorthy, T., Jamison, A. M., Boyle, M. D., Payne-Sturges, D. C., Sapkota, A., Milton, D. K., & Wilson, S. M. (2016). Place-based perceptions of the impacts of fracking along the Marcellus Shale. Social Science & Medicine151, 27-37.

Quinn, S., Jamison, A., Musa, D., Hilyard, K., & Freimuth, V. (2016). Exploring the continuum of vaccine hesitancy between African American and white adults: results of a qualitative study. PLoS currents8.