Jennifer Evans, MS

Data Manager, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

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. 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


  2. 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


  3. 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


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. 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


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. 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


  11. 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


  12. 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


  13. 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


  14. Williams RD, Housman JM, Evans JL, Bishop JM, Ray V. Urban and Rural Adolescents' Points-of-Access for Alcohol and Tobacco. Volume 43 of Issue 2. 2018. PMID: 29071568


  15. 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


  16. 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


  17. 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


  18. 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


  19. 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


  20. 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


  21. 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


  22. 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


  23. 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


  24. 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


  25. 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


  26. 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


  27. 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


  28. 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


  29. 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


  30. 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


  31. 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


  32. 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


  33. 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


  34. 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


  35. 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


  36. 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


  37. 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


  38. 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


  39. 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


  40. 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


  41. 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


  42. 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


  43. 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


  44. 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


  45. 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


  46. 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


  47. 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


  48. 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