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Jennifer Harned Adams, Ph.D.

Jennifer Harned Adams

Research Assistant Professor

Office: NC 5002E
Office Phone: 303-556-6001
Fax: 303-556-3520



  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2003, University of Houston, Houston, TX.
  • M.A. in Psychology, 2001, University of Houston, Houston, TX.
  • B.A. in Psychology, 1995, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.


  • Research Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver, Department of Psychology, 2006- present.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Department of Behavioral Science, 2004-2006

Select Honors and Awards

  • National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute Fellowship Training Grant in Cancer Prevention National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program, 2004-2006 Intercultural Cancer Council Scholarship, 2004.

Research Interests

  • Group interventions for prevention and treatment of post-partum depression
  • Developing internet-based CBT psychological interventions
  • Coping with infertility after cancer and cancer treatment/ parenthood after cancer
  • Coping with breast cancer (females and males)
  • Health disparities research in women, minority groups and underserved populations

Clinical Interests

  • Post-partum adjustment
  • Coping with infertility
  • Coping with cancer
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for mood and anxiety disorders

Representative Publications

Schover, L.R., Jenkins, R., Sui, D., Adams, J.H., Marion, M.S., Jackson, K.E. (2006). A randomized trial of peer counseling on reproductive health in African-American breast cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 24(10), 1620-6.

Adams, J. H., Gruber, N. P., & Hays, J. R. (2006). Interrater reliability of scores derived from two methods for scoring the Clock Drawing Test. Psychological Reports, 98, 39-42.

Adams, J.H. & Schover, L.R. (2005). Female sexual function after breast cancer. References in Gynecology and Obstetrics (11), S264-S270.

Rehm, L. P., & Adams, J. H. (2003). Self-Management. In W. O. Donohue, J. Fisher, & S. Hayes (Eds.). Empirically supported techniques of cognitive behavioral therapy: A step-by-step guide for clinicians. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.