Jennifer Evans, MS

Data Manager

Jennifer Evans joined the Center for Vulnerable Populations (CVP) and the Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative in April 2020 as Senior Statistician working with Dr. Margot Kushel on research studies focusing on homelessness and its effects on health. She has over 20 years of experience at UCSF providing statistical support to various epidemiologic studies. Most recently she served as principal statistician within Global Health Sciences focusing on the epidemiology of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections in marginalized populations. She holds a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Spanish from Tufts University.
Publications
  1. Fleming MD, Evans JL, Graham-Squire D, Cawley C, Kanzaria HK, Kushel MB, Raven MC. Association of Shelter-in-Place Hotels With Health Services Use Among People Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic. 2022. PMID: 35895061


  2. Tully DC, Hahn JA, Bean DJ, Evans JL, Morris MD, Page K, Allen TM. Identification of Genetically Related HCV Infections Among Self-Described Injecting Partnerships. 2021. PMID: 34448809


  3. Aranda-Díaz A, Imbert E, Strieff S, Graham-Squire D, Evans JL, Moore J, McFarland W, Fuchs J, Handley MA, Kushel M. Implementation of rapid and frequent SARS-CoV2 antigen testing and response in congregate homeless shelters. 2022. PMID: 35271622


  4. Kandathil AJ, Cox AL, Page K, Mohr D, Razaghi R, Ghanem KG, Tuddenham SA, Hsieh YH, Evans JL, Coller KE, Timp W, Celentano DD, Ray SC, Thomas DL. Plasma virome and the risk of blood-borne infection in persons with substance use disorder. 2021. PMID: 34824209


  5. Fuchs JD, Carter HC, Evans J, Graham-Squire D, Imbert E, Bloome J, Fann C, Skotnes T, Sears J, Pfeifer-Rosenblum R, Moughamian A, Eveland J, Reed A, Borne D, Lee M, Rosenthal M, Jain V, Bobba N, Kushel M, Kanzaria HK. Assessment of a Hotel-Based COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Strategy for Persons Experiencing Homelessness. 2021. PMID: 33651111


  6. Evans JL, Couture MC, Carrico A, Stein ES, Muth S, Phou M, Aynar L, Song N, Chhit S, Neak Y, Maher L, Page K. Joint effects of alcohol and stimulant use disorders on self-reported sexually transmitted infections in a prospective study of Cambodian female entertainment and sex workers. 2020. PMID: 33308090


  7. Couture MC, Evans JL, Draughon Moret J, Stein ES, Muth S, Phou M, Len A, Ngak S, Sophal C, Neak Y, Carrico AW, Maher L, Page K. Syndemic Psychosocial Health Conditions Associated with Recent Client-Perpetrated Violence Against Female Entertainment and Sex Workers in Cambodia. 2020. PMID: 32342257


  8. Lee JY, Page K, Stein E, Evans JL, Sokunny M, Maly P, Sophal C, Ngak S, Maher L, Carrico AW. Who's that SMARTgirl? Reaching Cambodian Female Entertainment and Sex Workers with HIV Prevention Services. Volume 24 of Issue 3. 2020. PMID: 31230177


  9. Coller KE, Bruce V, Cassidy M, Gersch J, Frankel MB, Vallari A, Cloherty G, Hackett J, Evans JL, Page K, Dawson GJ. Chronic Human Pegivirus 2 without Hepatitis C Virus Co-infection. Volume 26 of Issue 2. 2020. PMID: 31961294


  10. Page K, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Vickerman P, Shiboski S, Morris MD. HCV incidence is associated with injecting partner age and HCV serostatus mixing in young adults who inject drugs in San Francisco. Volume 14 of Issue 12. 2019. PMID: 31821365


  11. Carrico AW, Neilands TB, Dilworth SE, Evans JL, G?mez W, Jain JP, Gandhi M, Shoptaw S, Horvath KJ, Coffin L, Discepola MV, Andrews R, Woods WJ, Feaster DJ, Moskowitz JT. Randomized controlled trial of a positive affect intervention to reduce HIV viral load among sexual minority men who use methamphetamine. Volume 22 of Issue 12. 2019. PMID: 31860172


  12. Fraser H, Vellozzi C, Hoerger TJ, Evans JL, Kral AH, Havens J, Young AM, Stone J, Handanagic S, Hariri S, Barbosa C, Hickman M, Leib A, Martin NK, Nerlander L, Raymond HF, Page K, Zibbell J, Ward JW, Vickerman P. Scaling Up Hepatitis C Prevention and Treatment Interventions for Achieving Elimination in the United States: A Rural and Urban Comparison. Volume 188 of Issue 8. 2019. PMID: 31150044


  13. Hahn JA, Tully DC, Evans JL, Morris MD, Briceno A, Bean DJ, Allen TM, Page K. Role of HCV Viremia in Corroborated HCV Transmission Events Within Young Adult Injecting Partnerships. Volume 6 of Issue 4. 2019. PMID: 31041340


  14. Morris MD, Mirzazadeh A, Evans JL, Briceno A, Coffin P, Hahn JA, Page KA. Treatment cascade for hepatitis C virus in young adult people who inject drugs in San Francisco: Low number treated. Volume 198. 2019. PMID: 30921649


  15. Carrico AW, G?mez W, Jain J, Shoptaw S, Discepola MV, Olem D, Lagana-Jackson J, Andrews R, Neilands TB, Dilworth SE, Evans JL, Woods WJ, Moskowitz JT. Randomized controlled trial of a positive affect intervention for methamphetamine users. Volume 192. 2018. PMID: 30195243


  16. Facente SN, Grebe E, Burk K, Morris MD, Murphy EL, Mirzazadeh A, Smith AA, Sanchez MA, Evans JL, Nishimura A, Raymond HF. Correction: Estimated hepatitis C prevalence and key population sizes in San Francisco: A foundation for elimination. Volume 13 of Issue 7. 2018. PMID: 30001389


  17. Chhim S, Chhea C, Sopheab H, Mathers BM, Kaldor J, Evans JL, Stein ES, Carrico A, Muth S, Song N, Maher L, Page K. Proportion and predictors of loss to follow-up in a longitudinal cohort study of female entertainment and sex workers in Cambodia. Volume 29 of Issue 13. 2018. PMID: 29979143


  18. Facente SN, Grebe E, Burk K, Morris MD, Murphy EL, Mirzazadeh A, Smith AA, Sanchez MA, Evans JL, Nishimura A, Raymond HF. Estimated hepatitis C prevalence and key population sizes in San Francisco: A foundation for elimination. Volume 13 of Issue 4. 2018. PMID: 29641546


  19. Mirzazadeh A, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Jain J, Briceno A, Shiboski S, Lum PJ, Bentsen C, Davis G, Shriver K, Dimapasoc M, Stone M, Busch MP, Page K. Continued Transmission of HIV Among Young Adults Who Inject Drugs in San Francisco: Still Room for Improvement. Volume 22 of Issue 4. 2018. PMID: 29168067


  20. Morris MD, Montgomery ME, Briceno A, Evans JL, Andrew EVW, Page K, Hahn JA. A Study of Sexual Relationship Power among Young Women Who Inject Drugs and Their Sexual Partners. Volume 53 of Issue 8. 2017. PMID: 29286888


  21. Muth S, Len A, Evans JL, Phou M, Chhit S, Neak Y, Ngak S, Stein ES, Carrico AW, Maher L, Page K. HIV treatment cascade among female entertainment and sex workers in Cambodia: impact of amphetamine use and an HIV prevention program. Volume 12 of Issue 1. 2017. PMID: 28870232


  22. Page K, Yu M, Cohen J, Evans J, Shumway M, Riley ED. HCV screening in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected homeless and marginally housed women in San Francisco, California. Volume 17 of Issue 1. 2017. PMID: 28173785


  23. Page K, Stein ES, Carrico AW, Evans JL, Sokunny M, Nil E, Ngak S, Sophal C, McCulloch C, Maher L. Protocol of a cluster randomised stepped-wedge trial of behavioural interventions targeting amphetamine-type stimulant use and sexual risk among female entertainment and sex workers in Cambodia. Volume 6 of Issue 5. 2016. PMID: 27160844


  24. Riley ED, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Briceno A, Davidson PJ, Lum PJ, Page K. A Longitudinal Study of Multiple Drug Use and Overdose Among Young People Who Inject Drugs. Volume 106 of Issue 5. 2016. PMID: 26985620


  25. Draughon Moret JE, Carrico AW, Evans JL, Stein ES, Couture MC, Maher L, Page K. The impact of violence on sex risk and drug use behaviors among women engaged in sex work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Volume 161. 2016. PMID: 26883684


  26. Carrico AW, Nil E, Sophal C, Stein E, Sokunny M, Yuthea N, Evans JL, Ngak S, Maher L, Page K. Behavioral interventions for Cambodian female entertainment and sex workers who use amphetamine-type stimulants. Volume 39 of Issue 3. 2016. PMID: 26782667


  27. Siddiqui SS, Armenta RF, Evans JL, Yu M, Cuevas-Mota J, Page K, Davidson P, Garfein RS. Effect of legal status of pharmacy syringe sales on syringe purchases by persons who inject drugs in San Francisco and San Diego, CA. Volume 26 of Issue 11. 2015. PMID: 26252980


  28. Wadhera P, Evans JL, Stein E, Gandhi M, Couture MC, Sansothy N, Sichan K, Maher L, Kaldor J, Page K. Human papillomavirus knowledge, vaccine acceptance, and vaccine series completion among female entertainment and sex workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: the Young Women's Health Study. Volume 26 of Issue 12. 2014. PMID: 25505042


  29. Tsui JI, Evans JL, Lum PJ, Hahn JA, Page K. Association of opioid agonist therapy with lower incidence of hepatitis C virus infection in young adult injection drug users. Volume 174 of Issue 12. 2014. PMID: 25347412


  30. Hayes B, Briceno A, Asher A, Yu M, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Page K. Preference, acceptability and implications of the rapid hepatitis C screening test among high-risk young people who inject drugs. Volume 14. 2014. PMID: 24965699


  31. Jain J, Evans JL, Briceño A, Page K, Hahn JA. Comparison of phosphatidylethanol results to self-reported alcohol consumption among young injection drug users. Volume 49 of Issue 5. 2014. PMID: 24939855


  32. Evans JL, Couture MC, Stein ES, Sansothy N, Maher L, Page K. Biomarker validation of recent unprotected sexual intercourse in a prospective study of young women engaged in sex work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Volume 40 of Issue 6. 2013. PMID: 23680902


  33. Montgomery ME, Fatch RS, Evans JL, Yu M, Davidson PJ, Page K, Hahn JA. Injecting risk behavior among traveling young injection drug users: travel partner and city characteristics. Volume 90 of Issue 3. 2013. PMID: 22744293


  34. Etcheverry MF, Evans JL, Sanchez E, Mendez-Arancibia E, Meroño M, Gatell JM, Page K, Joseph J. Enhanced retention strategies and willingness to participate among hard-to-reach female sex workers in Barcelona for HIV prevention and vaccine trials. Volume 9 of Issue 2. 2013. PMID: 23291931


  35. Couture MC, Page K, Stein ES, Sansothy N, Sichan K, Kaldor J, Evans JL, Maher L, Palefsky J. Cervical human papillomavirus infection among young women engaged in sex work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: prevalence, genotypes, risk factors and association with HIV infection. Volume 12. 2012. PMID: 22839728


  36. Tinajeros F, Miller WM, Castro L, Artiles N, Flores F, Evans JL, Mendoza S, Urquía M, Rodríguez X, Paz-Bailey G. Declining sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers: the results of an HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention strategy in Honduras, 2006-08. Volume 23 of Issue 2. 2012. PMID: 22422681


  37. Evans JL, Tsui JI, Hahn JA, Davidson PJ, Lum PJ, Page K. Mortality among young injection drug users in San Francisco: a 10-year follow-up of the UFO study. Volume 175 of Issue 4. 2012. PMID: 22227793


  38. Couture MC, Evans JL, Sothy NS, Stein ES, Sichan K, Maher L, Page K. Correlates of amphetamine-type stimulant use and associations with HIV-related risks among young women engaged in sex work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Volume 120 of Issue 1-3. 2011. PMID: 21820251


  39. Etcheverry MF, Lum PJ, Evans JL, Sanchez E, de Lazzari E, Mendez-Arancibia E, Sierra E, Gatell JM, Page K, Joseph J. HIV vaccine trial willingness among injection and non-injection drug users in two urban centres, Barcelona and San Francisco. Volume 29 of Issue 10. 2011. PMID: 21241735


  40. Levy V, Evans JL, Stein ES, Davidson PJ, Lum PJ, Hahn JA, Page K. Are young injection drug users ready and willing to participate in preventive HCV vaccine trials? Volume 28 of Issue 37. 2010. PMID: 20638453


  41. Etcheverry MF, de Lazzari E, Fuchs JD, Meroño M, Sierra E, Del Romero J, Evans JL, Mendez-Arancibia E, Jacques C, Rojas D, Segú M, Gatell JM, Joseph J. Pilot study assessing HIV vaccine trial readiness among female sex workers, injection and non-injection drug users, and men who have sex with men in Spain. Volume 14 of Issue 3. 2010. PMID: 19037720


  42. Hahn JA, Evans JL, Davidson PJ, Lum PJ, Page K. Hepatitis C virus risk behaviors within the partnerships of young injecting drug users. Volume 105 of Issue 7. 2010. PMID: 20491725


  43. Tsui JI, Vittinghoff E, Hahn JA, Evans JL, Davidson PJ, Page K. Risk behaviors after hepatitis C virus seroconversion in young injection drug users in San Francisco. Volume 105 of Issue 1-2. 2009. PMID: 19647375


  44. Lum PJ, Hahn JA, Shafer KP, Evans JL, Davidson PJ, Stein E, Moss AR. Hepatitis B virus infection and immunization status in a new generation of injection drug users in San Francisco. Volume 15 of Issue 3. 2008. PMID: 18233994


  45. Kushel MB, Hahn JA, Evans JL, Bangsberg DR, Moss AR. Revolving doors: imprisonment among the homeless and marginally housed population. Volume 95 of Issue 10. 2005. PMID: 16186453


  46. Ochoa KC, Davidson PJ, Evans JL, Hahn JA, Page-Shafer K, Moss AR. Heroin overdose among young injection drug users in San Francisco. Volume 80 of Issue 3. 2005. PMID: 15961257


  47. Kushel MB, Evans JL, Perry S, Robertson MJ, Moss AR. No door to lock: victimization among homeless and marginally housed persons. Volume 163 of Issue 20. 2003. PMID: 14609786


  48. Lum PJ, Ochoa KC, Hahn JA, Page Shafer K, Evans JL, Moss AR. Hepatitis B virus immunization among young injection drug users in San Francisco, Calif: the UFO Study. Volume 93 of Issue 6. 2003. PMID: 12773355


  49. Evans JL, Hahn JA, Page-Shafer K, Lum PJ, Stein ES, Davidson PJ, Moss AR. Gender differences in sexual and injection risk behavior among active young injection drug users in San Francisco (the UFO Study). Volume 80 of Issue 1. 2003. PMID: 12612103


  50. Buavirat A, Page-Shafer K, van Griensven GJ, Mandel JS, Evans J, Chuaratanaphong J, Chiamwongpat S, Sacks R, Moss A. Risk of prevalent HIV infection associated with incarceration among injecting drug users in Bangkok, Thailand: case-control study. Volume 326 of Issue 7384. 2003. PMID: 12574043


  51. Davidson PJ, Ochoa KC, Hahn JA, Evans JL, Moss AR. Witnessing heroin-related overdoses: the experiences of young injectors in San Francisco. Volume 97 of Issue 12. 2002. PMID: 12472634


  52. Hahn JA, Page-Shafer K, Lum PJ, Bourgois P, Stein E, Evans JL, Busch MP, Tobler LH, Phelps B, Moss AR. Hepatitis C virus seroconversion among young injection drug users: relationships and risks. Volume 186 of Issue 11. 2002. PMID: 12447730


  53. Evans JL, Nasca PC, Baptiste MS, Lillquist PP, Stoddard AM, True SJ, Tuthill RW. Factors associated with repeat mammography in a New York State public health screening program. Volume 4 of Issue 5. 1998. PMID: 10187068