Jocelyn T. Warren updated 09/10/11
CONTACT: 214A Langton Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-6406
phone: (541) 737-1387; fax: (541) 737-4001
EDUCATION: Ph.D., June 2008, Public Health, Health Promotion and Health
Behavior, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
Dissertation: The relationship between abortion and depression:
Evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
Advisor: S. Marie Harvey
MPH, December 2002, Health Promotion, Oregon State University,
BA, English, August 1991, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon State University, Department of Public Health, 6/08-
Prepared manuscripts based on doctoral research and other secondary analysis for
publication; presented findings at professional meetings and conferences; developed
and submitted K99/R00 proposal (under review); currently preparing additional
proposals and developing manuscripts based on two studies for publication.
Doctoral Research, Oregon State University, Department of Public Health, 8/03–5/08
Used nationally representative data to examine the relationship between abortion
during adolescence and depression. Specifically, lagged logistic regression used to
examine the separate and combined contributions of individual and family level factors,
including abortion, to depressed mood.
Research Coordinator, Oregon State University, Department of Public Health, 10/05-
Research coordinator for a NICHD-funded five-year project (1RO1 HD47151-01A,
Marie Harvey, P.I.) exploring the role of relationship dynamics in sexual risk behavior.
Contributed to design of data collection instruments and research protocols.
Responsible for providing general administrative and research support, assisting in data
management and assisting with data analyses.
Research Assistant, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon,
Served as research assistant to Marie Harvey on a three-year research project
funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
(5R01 HD40137 ) exploring the acceptability of the vaginal diaphragm for the prevention
of HIV/STIs. Contributed to design and administration of a survey of contraceptive
practices, beliefs and intentions among college students. Conducted literature reviews
and statistical analyses of data from college student study and another study of factors
influencing satisfaction with abortion methods. Presented findings from analyses to
student groups and at professional conferences. Co-authored article on qualitative study
of women’s perceptions of the diaphragm.
Intern, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon, 01/02 - 03/02
Collaborated in research and writing of monograph on medication abortion,
Understanding medical abortion: Policy, politics and women’s health.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Oregon Laurel Graduate Scholarship, August 2000- June 2002
Oregon Public Health Association Student Poster Award, October, 2005
National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting Social Science Paper Award, 2009
PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS
Acceptability of potential HIV/STI prevention methods among a sample of male and
female university students, with S. Marie Harvey & Sheryl Thorburn, American
Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 19, 2003.
The relationship between abortion and depression in young adulthood, with S. Marie
Harvey, Add Health Users Conference, Bethesda, MD, July 20, 2004.
Factors influencing women’s satisfaction with surgical and medical abortion, with Jillian
Henderson & S. Marie Harvey, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting,
Philadelphia, PA, November 8, 2004.
Using the Add Health data base to examine whether abortion causes depression:
Considerations for analysis, with S. Marie Harvey, Psychosocial Workshop,
Philadelphia, PA, March 29, 2005.
Abortion and public health, Community Conversation Panel, Residential Academy,
Clark Honors College, University of Oregon, April 5, 2005.
Abortion research: Current controversies, policy implications and research proposal,
Oregon Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Corvallis, OR, October 7, 2005.
Sexual and reproductive health of Latinos: Moving forward, with S. Marie Harvey &
Meredith Branch, Annual Meeting of the Psychosocial Workshop, Los Angeles, CA,
March 28-29, 2006.
Relationship between abortion and depression: Evidence from the National Longitudinal
Study of Adolescent Health, with S. Marie Harvey & Sam Vuchinich, American
Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 6, 2006.
Perceived discrimination and HIV/birth control conspiracy beliefs among a sample of
urban African American, Latino and White young adults, with S. Marie Harvey,
Christopher Agnew, & Christy Sherman, American Public Health Association Annual
Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 27, 2008.
Do severe depression and loss of self-esteem follow Abortion? Evidence from the
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, with S. Marie Harvey & Jillian T.
Henderson, National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, April 27,
Mutual Monogamy Agreements and HIV Testing among Young Adult Couples at
Increased Risk of STIs, with S. Marie Harvey & Christopher R. Agnew, American
Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 11, 2009.
Concordance in Perceptions of Health Protective Sexual Communication and Safer Sex
Behavior Within Young Heterosexual Couples at Increased Risk of HIV, with S.
Marie Harvey, National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention Conference,
Atlanta, GA, March 8, 2010.
Characteristics of Sexual Partnerships: Demographic versus Relational Descriptors,
with S. Marie Harvey & Christopher R. Agnew, Psychosocial Workshop, Dallas,
Texas, April 13, 2010.
Harvey, S. M., Sherman, C. A., Bird, S. T., & Warren, J. (2002). Understanding Medical
Abortion: Policy, Politics, and Women’s Health. Eugene, OR: Center for the Study of
Women in Society.
Harvey, S. M., Branch, M. R., Thorburn, S., Warren, J., & Casillas, A. (2008). Exploring
diaphragm use as a potential HIV prevention strategy among women at risk. AIDS
Education & Prevention, 20(2), 135-147.
Branch, M., Harvey, S. M., Zukoski, A. P. & Warren, J. (2010). Prevention of unintended
pregnancy and HIV/STIs among Latinos in rural communities: perspectives of health
care providers. Health Care for Women International, 31(8):718-36.
Warren, J. T., Harvey, S. M., & Henderson, J. T. (2010). Do depression and low self-
esteem follow abortion among adolescents? Evidence from a national study.
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 42(4):230-5.
Warren, J. T., Harvey, S. M., & Agnew, C. R. (in press). One love: Explicit monogamy
agreements among heterosexual young adult couples at increased risk of sexually
transmitted infections. Journal of Sex Research.
Warren, J. T., Harvey, S. M., & Bovbjerg, M. L. (In press). Factors associated with
effective contraceptive use among a sample of non-urban Latinos, Perspectives on
Sexual and Reproductive Health.
American Public Health Association, Section: Population, Family Planning, and
Oregon Public Health Association
Psychosocial Workshop, member-initiated meeting of the Population Association of
American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
SERVICE TO PROFESSION
APHA Abortion Policy Review Task Force, 2003
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
Health Care for Women International
Outside Reader for Doctoral Comprehensive Exams, Bayla Ostrach, University of
Connecticut, Applied Medical Anthropology, 2010-2011
Graduate Student Peer Mentor, Department of Public Health, Oregon State University,
Participant, Oregon Master of Public Health Program Site Review, December, 2002
Steering Committee, Women's Health Policy Forum 2002, Oregon State University
Department of Public Health and Benton County Public Health Department,