Jaclynn is an Assistant Professor at Michigan
State University in the School of Social Welfare. She received her masters
and BA in social welfare from the University of California, Berkeley and her
PhD from the University of Michigan in the Joint Program of Social Work and
Jaclynn's recent research agenda is broadly focused on the social determinants
of health behavior in African Americans and Latinos with diabetes.
Specifically, it includes the examination of the influence of gender on health
behaviors in persons of color with diabetes. She is particularly interested in
factors that contribute to access to and utilization of care, diabetes
self-management and community-based interventions targeting low-income African
American and Latino men.