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    Jae Sevelius

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address550 16th Street, 3rd Floor
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-6358

       Biography 
       Education and Training
      Institution Degree School or Department Year
      University of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral StudiesGraduate Division
       Awards and Honors
      CAPS, UCSF2010Innovative Dissemination Award
      Association of American Medical Colleges2014Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar (EWIMS)

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      Jae Sevelius, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor with the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sevelius leads several research projects at the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health to promote increased access to culturally competent health care for transgender people. With funding from the National Institutes of Health and the California HIV/AIDS Research Program, Dr. Sevelius’ research is focused on leveraging data to develop culturally relevant, transgender–specific programs and interventions to promote holistic health and wellness among transgender people, with an emphasis on serving transgender women of color and those affected by HIV. Dr. Sevelius is currently conducting a pilot randomized controlled trial of ‘Sheroes’, a sexual risk reduction and empowerment intervention developed in collaboration with and for transgender women of color (R34MH102109) with funding from NIMH. She is also developing an intervention for transgender women incarcerated in the San Francisco County Jail (R34DA038541) with funding from NIDA to increase engagement in health care upon reentry into the community. Additionally, Dr. Sevelius is Co-Investigator on several transgender-focused projects, including a national demonstration project testing interventions to engage and retain HIV+ transgender women of color in care (PI: G. Rebchook), and formative research with transgender women in Brazil (PI: S. Lippman).


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      1. Reisner SL, Bailey Z, Sevelius J. Racial/ethnic disparities in history of incarceration, experiences of victimization, and associated health indicators among transgender women in the U.S. Women Health. 2014 Sep 4.
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      2. Deutsch MB, Keatley J, Sevelius J, Shade SB. Collection of Gender Identity Data Using Electronic Medical Records: Survey of Current End-user Practices. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2014 Apr 12.
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      3. Sevelius JM, Saberi P, Johnson MO. Correlates of antiretroviral adherence and viral load among transgender women living with HIV. AIDS Care. 2014 Aug; 26(8):976-82.
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      4. Sevelius JM, Patouhas E, Keatley JG, Johnson MO. Barriers and Facilitators to Engagement and Retention in Care among Transgender Women Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Ann Behav Med. 2014 Feb; 47(1):5-16.
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      5. Sevelius JM. Gender Affirmation: A Framework for Conceptualizing Risk Behavior among Transgender Women of Color. Sex Roles. 2013 Jun 1; 68(11-12):675-689.
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      6. Jefferson, K., Neilands, T.b., Sevelius, J. Transgender women of color: Discrimination and depression symptoms. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care. 2013; 6(4):121-136.
      7. Johnson MO, Sevelius JM, Dilworth SE, Saberi P, Neilands TB. Preliminary support for the construct of health care empowerment in the context of treatment for human immunodeficiency virus. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2012; 6:395-404.
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      8. Sevelius, J., Keatley, J., Gutierrez-Mock, L. . Women's Health Issues. HIV/AIDS programming in the United States: Considerations affecting transgender women and girls. 2011; 6(21):S278-S282.
      9. Sevelius JM, Carrico A, Johnson MO. Antiretroviral therapy adherence among transgender women living with HIV. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2010 May-Jun; 21(3):256-64.
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      10. Sevelius J. "There's no pamphlet for the kind of sex I have": HIV-related risk factors and protective behaviors among transgender men who have sex with nontransgender men. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2009 Sep-Oct; 20(5):398-410.
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      11. Sevelius JM, Reznick OG, Hart SL, Schwarcz S. Informing interventions: the importance of contextual factors in the prediction of sexual risk behaviors among transgender women. AIDS Educ Prev. 2009 Apr; 21(2):113-27.
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      12. Stake, J.E., Sevelius, J.M., Hanly, S. . NWSA Journal. Student responsiveness to women's and gender studies classes: The importance of initial student attitudes and classroom relationships. 2008; 2(20):189-215.
      13. Operario D, Burton J, Underhill K, Sevelius J. Men who have sex with transgender women: challenges to category-based HIV prevention. AIDS Behav. 2008 Jan; 12(1):18-26.
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      14. Sevelius, J.M. & Stake, J.E. . The effects of prior attitudes and attitude importance on attitude change and class impact in women’s and gender studies. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 2003; (33):2341 – 2353.
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