Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPH, MS, MSCR

Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPH, MS, MSCR 

Assistant Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Research Associate

Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Location: National Center for Primary Care, Room 230
Phone: (404)756-8923
E-mail: jhopkins@msm.edu


Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Fellowship: Health Policy Leadership

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree: M.S in Clinical Research (MSCR)

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
  • LGBTQ+ Health
  • Community Asset & Hazard Mapping

Clinical Interests

  • Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Exercise Physiology (exercise testing, interpretation, and prescription)


  • Whitsel, L, Huneycutt, F., Anderson, D, Beck, A., Bryant, C., Bucklin, R., Carson, R., Escargon, A., Hopkins, J., Imboden, M., McDonough, C., Pronk, N., Wojcik, J., Zendell, A., Ablah, E. (2021). Physical Activity Surveillance for Work and Commuting; Understanding the Impact on Population Health and Well-being. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (published ahead of print). Article
  • 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)