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Joanne Patterson

Joanne G. Patterson, MA, MSW

PhD Student


Area of interest: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population health, chronic disease, and cancer survivorship. Joanne's research includes identifying psychosocial and behavioral factors that influence health disparities with a special emphasis on the health of lesbian and bisexual women cancer survivors.

Academic advisor: Jennifer Jabson, MPH, PhD


  • MPH (Social and Behavioral Sciences), Boston University, Boston, MA - 2009
  • MSW (Macro), Boston University, Boston, MA - 2009
  • BA (English),  Wesleyan College, Macon, GA  - 2004
Joanne Patterson

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