Wendy Thompson, DrPH in EpidemiologyTitle:
DrPh in Public Health - Jackson State University
M.S. in Social Work - Jackson State University
Wendy E. Thompson is an Assistant 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:
Thompson, Wendy, & Addison, Clifton C. (2013). Factors Influencing the Use of Complementary Alternative Methods (CAM) in Patients Attending an Adult Sickle Cell Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi. Journal of Behavioral Health 2012 Online publication: SSN:2146-8346.