Last Name

Jean J Schensul PhD

TitleSenior Scientist
InstitutionInstitute for Community Research
AddressSuite 100
Two Hartford Square West, Suite 100
146 Wyllys Street
Phone860-278-2044 ext 227
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    TitleAdjunct Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Connecticut

    TitleCo-Director, Community Engagement
    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentConnecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
    DivisionCommunity Engagement Core

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    1. Schensul SL, Singh R, Schensul JJ, Verma RK, Burleson JA, Nastasi BK. Community Gender Norms Change as a Part of a Multilevel Approach to Sexual Health Among Married Women in Mumbai, India. Am J Community Psychol. 2015 Sep; 56(1-2):57-68. PMID: 26136202; PMCID: PMC4608233 [Available on 09/01/16].
    2. Nair S, Schensul JJ, Begum S, Pednekar MS, Oncken C, Bilgi SM, Pasi AR, Donta B. Use of smokeless tobacco by Indian women aged 18-40 years during pregnancy and reproductive years. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0119814. PMID: 25786247; PMCID: PMC4364978.
    3. Brawner BM, Reason JL, Goodman BA, Schensul JJ, Guthrie B. Multilevel drivers of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome among Black Philadelphians: exploration using community ethnography and geographic information systems. Nurs Res. 2015 Mar-Apr; 64(2):100-10. PMID: 25738621; PMCID: PMC4352720 [Available on 03/01/16].
    4. Nastasi BK, Schensul JJ, Schensul SL, Mekki-Berrada A, Pelto PJ, Maitra S, Verma R, Saggurti N. A model for translating ethnography and theory into culturally constructed clinical practices. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2015 Mar; 39(1):92-120. PMID: 25292448; PMCID: PMC4621272 [Available on 03/01/16].
    5. Begum S, Schensul JJ, Nair S, Donta B. Initiating Smokeless Tobacco Use across Reproductive Stages. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015; 16(17):7547-54. PMID: 26625760.
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    6. Khan K, Ruby B, Goldblatt RS, Schensul JJ, Reisine S. A pilot study to assess oral health literacy by comparing a word recognition and comprehension tool. BMC Oral Health. 2014; 14:135. PMID: 25406963; PMCID: PMC4242487.
    7. Moonzwe Davis L, Schensul SL, Schensul JJ, Verma RK, Nastasi BK, Singh R. Women's empowerment and its differential impact on health in low-income communities in Mumbai, India. Glob Public Health. 2014; 9(5):481-94. PMID: 24766149; PMCID: PMC4624628.
    8. Black AC, Serowik KL, Schensul JJ, Bowen AM, Rosen MI. Build a better mouse: directly-observed issues in computer use for adults with SMI. Psychiatr Q. 2013 Mar; 84(1):81-92. PMID: 22711454; PMCID: PMC3960716.
    9. Coman EN, Iordache E, Schensul JJ, Coiculescu I. Comparisons of CES-D depression scoring methods in two older adults ethnic groups. The emergence of an ethnic-specific brief three-item CES-D scale. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013 Apr; 28(4):424-32. PMID: 22674637.
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    10. Schensul JJ, Nair S, Bilgi S, Cromley E, Kadam V, Mello SD, Donta B. Availability, accessibility and promotion of smokeless tobacco in a low-income area of Mumbai. Tob Control. 2013 Sep; 22(5):324-30. PMID: 22387521; PMCID: PMC4644352.
    11. Moonzwe LS, Schensul JJ, Kostick KM. The role of MDMA (Ecstasy) in coping with negative life situations among urban young adults. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2011 Jul-Sep; 43(3):199-210. PMID: 22111403; PMCID: PMC3235684.
    12. Trickett EJ, Beehler S, Deutsch C, Green LW, Hawe P, McLeroy K, Miller RL, Rapkin BD, Schensul JJ, Schulz AJ, Trimble JE. Advancing the science of community-level interventions. Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 101(8):1410-9. PMID: 21680923; PMCID: PMC3134512.
    13. Singer EO, Schensul JJ. Negotiating ecstasy risk, reward, and control: a qualitative analysis of drug management patterns among ecstasy-using urban young adults. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(13):1675-89. PMID: 21955066.
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    14. Cromley EK, Schensul JJ, Singh SK, Berg MJ, Coman E. Spatial dimensions of research on alcohol and sexual risk: a case example from a Mumbai study. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug; 14 Suppl 1:S104-12. PMID: 20556643; PMCID: PMC2956191.
    15. Schensul JJ, Chandran D, Singh SK, Berg M, Singh S, Gupta K. The use of qualitative comparative analysis for critical event research in Alcohol and HIV in Mumbai, India. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug; 14 Suppl 1:S113-25. PMID: 20563636; PMCID: PMC2956185.
    16. Singh SK, Schensul JJ, Gupta K, Maharana B, Kremelberg D, Berg M. Determinants of alcohol use, risky sexual behavior and sexual health problems among men in low income communities of Mumbai, India. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug; 14 Suppl 1:S48-60. PMID: 20567895; PMCID: PMC4615575.
    17. Berg MJ, Kremelberg D, Dwivedi P, Verma S, Schensul JJ, Gupta K, Chandran D, Singh SK. The effects of husband's alcohol consumption on married women in three low-income areas of Greater Mumbai. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug; 14 Suppl 1:S126-35. PMID: 20544380; PMCID: PMC2956186.
    18. Schensul JJ, Singh SK, Gupta K, Bryant K, Verma R. Alcohol and HIV in India: a review of current research and intervention. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug; 14 Suppl 1:S1-7. PMID: 20602254; PMCID: PMC2973998.
    19. Ward EG, Disch WB, Schensul JJ, Levy JA. Understanding low-income, minority older adult self-perceptions of HIV risk. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2011 Jan-Feb; 22(1):26-37. PMID: 20580270; PMCID: PMC2948611.
    20. Robison J, Schensul JJ, Coman E, Diefenbach GJ, Radda KE, Gaztambide S, Disch WB. Mental health in senior housing: racial/ethnic patterns and correlates of major depressive disorder. Aging Ment Health. 2009 Sep; 13(5):659-73. PMID: 19882404.
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    21. Trickett EJ, Schensul JJ. Summary comments: multi-level community based culturally situated interventions. Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Jun; 43(3-4):377-81. PMID: 19326207.
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    22. Schensul JJ. Community, culture and sustainability in multilevel dynamic systems intervention science. Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Jun; 43(3-4):241-56. PMID: 19387824.
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    23. Berg M, Coman E, Schensul JJ. Youth Action Research for Prevention: a multi-level intervention designed to increase efficacy and empowerment among urban youth. Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Jun; 43(3-4):345-59. PMID: 19387823.
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    24. Schensul JJ, Trickett E. Introduction to multi-level community based culturally situated interventions. Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Jun; 43(3-4):232-40. PMID: 19387821.
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    25. Diamond S, Schensul JJ, Snyder LB, Bermudez A, D'Alessandro N, Morgan DS. Building Xperience: a multilevel alcohol and drug prevention intervention. Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Jun; 43(3-4):292-312. PMID: 19381797.
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    26. Schensul JJ, Radda K, Coman E, Vazquez E. Multi-level intervention to prevent influenza infections in older low income and minority adults. Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Jun; 43(3-4):313-29. PMID: 19387822.
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    27. Schensul JJ, Robison J, Reyes C, Radda K, Gaztambide S, Disch W. Building interdisciplinary/intersectoral research partnerships for community-based mental health research with older minority adults. Am J Community Psychol. 2006 Sep; 38(1-2):79-93. PMID: 16909316.
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    28. Schensul JJ, Convey M, Burkholder G. Challenges in measuring concurrency, agency and intentionality in polydrug research. Addict Behav. 2005 Mar; 30(3):571-4. PMID: 15718073.
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    29. Singer M, Clair S, Schensul J, Huebner C, Eiserman J, Pino R, Garcia J. Dust in the wind: the growing use of embalming fluid among youth in Hartford, CT. Subst Use Misuse. 2005; 40(8):1035-50. PMID: 16040367.
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    30. Schensul JJ, Diamond S, Disch W, Bermudez R, Eiserman J. The diffusion of ecstasy through urban youth networks. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2005; 4(2):39-71. PMID: 16275634.
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    31. Eiserman JM, Diamond S, Schensul JJ. "Rollin' on E": a qualitative analysis of ecstasy use among inner city adolescents and young adults. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2005; 4(2):9-38. PMID: 16275633.
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    32. Ward EG, Disch WB, Levy JA, Schensul JJ. Perception of HIV/AIDS risk among urban, low-income senior-housing residents. AIDS Educ Prev. 2004 Dec; 16(6):571-88. PMID: 15585432.
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    33. Radda KE, Schensul JJ, Disch WB, Levy JA, Reyes CY. Assessing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk among older urban adults: a model for community-based research partnership. Fam Community Health. 2003 Jul-Sep; 26(3):203-13. PMID: 12829942.
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    34. Schensul JJ, Levy JA, Disch WB. Individual, contextual, and social network factors affecting exposure to HIV/AIDS risk among older residents living in low-income senior housing complexes. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003 Jun 1; 33 Suppl 2:S138-52. PMID: 12853863.
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    35. Liao SS, Schensul J, Wolffers I. Sex-related health risks and implications for interventions with hospitality women in Hainan, China. AIDS Educ Prev. 2003 Apr; 15(2):109-21. PMID: 12739788.
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