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JabsLabs Paper Published in “The Journal of Medical Internet Research”

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Jennifer Jabson and her JabsLabs students on their latest publication

“Understanding Health Information Seeking on the Internet Among Sexual Minority People: Cross-Sectional Analysis From the Health Information National Trends Survey”   was published on June 19, 2017 in The Journal of Medical Internet Research.  This publication is a high quality public health journal and the leading journal on health informatics. The journal is also open access, so the entire paper can be viewed at the following link:

The paper, which examines LGB people’s use of health information on the Internet, looks at ways in which the Internet might be used for delivering high quality, health behavior interventions in the future.

The paper is the product of JabsLabs and faculty-student collaboration with a behavioral scientist at the University of Rochester.  It is a great example of working within and across academic institutions for high quality training and to study health disparities.

Dr. Jabson would like to especially thank PhD student Joanne Patterson for her many contributions to this paper. For example, she provided all of the statistical analyses and wrote the methods section of this manuscript.