Wendy Thompson

Title: Associate Professor of Social Work
DrPH, MSW, LSW

Office Location: NH017
E-mail: thompsow@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-6516


Education:

BSW, Jackson State University

MSW, Jackson State University

DrPH, Jackson State University



Biography:

Wendy E. Thompson is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Andrews Universty.  Dr. Thompson is a native of Trinidad and Tobago.  She emigrated to the United States of America in 1988.  She then attended Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Social Work and a DrPH in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology.

 

Dr. Thompson is married and has two adult daughters.  She joined Andrews University Social Work faculty in July 2011.  Over the years, Dr. Thompson worked as a Geriatric Psychiatric Social Worker, School/Parent Resource Social Worker, and Genetic Social Worker.  Prior to coming to Andrews University she worked as a Genetic Social Worker with the Mississippi State Department of Health for eight years.  In July 2011, she moved with her husband to Andrews University where she is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work.


Current Research or Professional Activities:

Selected Publications:

Thompson, W., & Addison, C.C. (2013).  Factors Influencing the Use of Complementary Alternative Methods (CAM) in Patients Attending an Adult Sickle Cell Clinic in Jackson, MississippiJournal of Behavioral Health 2012. Online publication: SSN:2146-8346.

Majumdar, S., Thompson, W., Ahmad, N., Gordon, C., Addison, C. C. (2013).  The use and effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine for pain in sickle cell anemia.  doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2013.05.003.

Thompson, W., & Eriator, I. (2013).  Pain Control in Sickle Cell Disease Patients:  Use of Complementary and Alternative Methods. Journal of Pain Medicine.

Thompson, Wendy, & Addison, C. C. (2013).  Factors Influencing the Use of Complementary Alternative Methods (CAM) in Patients Attending an Adult Sickle Cell Clinic in Jackson, MississippiJournal of Behavioral Health 2012  Online publication: SSN:2146-8346.

Majumdar, S., Thompson, Wendy. Ahmad, Naveed, Gordon, Catherine, Addison, Clifton. (2013). The use and effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine for pain in sickle cell anemia. doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2013.05.003.

Selected Presentations:

Thompson, W., Drumm, R., & Sedlacek, D.  Correlates of Perceived Stressors in Adult Children of Pastors.  Presented at Family Life Forum, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, M.

McBride, D., Thompson, W., Drumm, R., & Sedlacek, D.  Correlates of Perceived Emotional/Verbal and Spiritual Adbuse of Adult Children of Pastors.  Presented at the Nuture and Retention Summit, Baltimore, MD.


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