Sharon D. Parker

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentSocial Work and Sociology

Phone336-285-2297

Fax336-334-7197

Emailsdparke3@ncat.edu

OfficeGibbs Hall
Room: 102C

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Sharon D. Parker

Education

Other: School of Medicine Department of Infectious Diseases , Brown University and The Miriam Hospital , 2014

Ph D: Social Work , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012

MSW: Master of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh , 2004

MS: Adult Education , North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University , 2000

BS: Business Administration and Economics , Greensboro College, 1992

BS: Sociology , Greensboro College, 1992


Research Interests

Dr. Parker̢۪s primary interest is infectious diseases. For several years she has been engaged in randomized control trials funded by the NIH and the CDC. She engages in a multidisciplinary approach in the areas of both research and clinical practice. Translational research is incorporated into her work in order to improve the health outcomes of vulnerable populations. Dr. Parker is engaged in biomedical research examining the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with men who have sex with men (MSM) and heterosexual women to reduce the transmission of HIV among high-risk populations.


Recent Publications

Brinkley-Rubinstein, Lauren   Parker, Sharon  Gjelsvik, Annie   Mena, Leandro   Chan, Philip   Harvey, Julia   Marshall, Brandon   Beckwith, Curt   Riggins, Reginald  Arnold, Trisha   Nunn, Amy  (2016).  "Condom Use and Incarceration among STD Clinic Attendees in the Deep South.  (DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3590-z,  16,  pp. 971-979).  BMC-Public Health.

Herbst, Jeffery  Branscomb-Burgess, Olivia  Gelaude, Deborah  Peth, Seth  Parker, Sharon  Fogel, Catherine   (2016).  Risk Profiles of Women Experiencing Initial and Repeat Incarcerations: Implications for Prevention Programs.  (4,  28,  pp. 299-311).  AIDS Education and Prevention.

Chan, Philip  Mena , Leandro  Ingram Fogel, Rupa  Oldenburg, Catherine  Beauchamps, Laura  Perez-Brumer, Amaya  Parker, Sharon  Mayer, Kenneth  Mimiaga, Matthew   Nunn , Amy  (2016).  Retention in care outcomes for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis implementation programmes among men who have sex with men in three US Cities .   Journal of the International AIDS Society .

Story , Chandra  Kirkwood, Ann  Parker, Sharon  Weller, Bridget  (2016).  Evaluation of the Better Todays/Better Tomorrows Youth Suicide prevention program: Increasing mental health literacy in rural communities, Best Practices in Mental Health,.  (1,  12,  pp. 14-25).  Best Practices in Mental Health.

Nunn, Amy  Towey, Caitlin  Chan, Phillip  Parker, Sharon  Nichols, Emily  Oleskey, Patrick  Yolken, AnnaJane  Harvey, Julia  Banerjee, Geetanjoli  Stopka, Thomas  Trooskin, Stacey  (2016).  Routine HIV Screening in an Urban Community Health Center: Results from a Geographically Focused Implementation Science Program.  (Supplement 1,  131,  pp. 30-40).  Public Health Reports.

Marshall, Brandon  Perez-Brummer, Amaya  MacCarthy, Sarah  Mena, Leandro  Chan, Philip  Towey, Caitlin  Barnett, Nancy  Parker, Sharon  Barnes, Arti  Brinkley-Rubinstein , Lauren  Rose, Jennifer  Nunn , Amy  (2015).  Individual and partner level-factors associated with condom non-use among African American STI clinic attendees in the deep South: An event-level analysis.   AIDS and Behavior.

Parker, Sharon  Chan, Philip  Oldenburg, Catherine  Hoffman, Michael   Poceta, Joanna  Perez-Brumer, Amaya  Mena, Leandro  Nunn, Amy  (2015).  Patient and payer experiences of men who have sex with men using pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection.  (12,  29,  pp. 639-642).  AIDS Patient Care and STDs.

Chan, Philip  Rose, Jennifer  Maher, Justine   Benben, Stacey   Pfeiffe, Kristen  Almonte, Alexi   Poceta, Joanna   Oldenburg, Catherine   Parker, Sharon  Marshall, Brandon   Lally, Mickey   Mayer, Kenneth   Mena, Leandro   Patel, Rupa   Nunn, Amy  (2015).  A latent class analysis of risk factors for acquiring HIV among men who have sex with men: Implications for implementing pre-exposure prophylaxis programs.  (11,  29,  pp. 597-605).  AIDS Patient Care STDs.