Lucy Annang Ingram

Health Promotion & Behavior
Department Head
UGA Foundation Professor of Human Health

Curriculum Vitae

Health Promotion & Behavior

  • PhD, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2003, Health Education and Health Promotio
  • MPH, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2000, Health Behavior
  • BA, Emory University, 1998, Psychology
Areas of Expertise

• Racial and ethnic health disparities
• Sexual and reproductive health
• Community-engaged approaches to research
• Building infrastructure to promote health disparities research

Selected Publications

Ingram, L. A., Fletcher, F. E., Byrd, T. F., Kadiri, A. (2023). Sexual and reproductive health among African Americans in the Southern United States. In S. S. Coughlin, L. B. Williams, & T. H. Akintobi, (Eds.), Black Health in the South. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Byrd, T., Ingram, L. A., Okpara, N. (2022). Examination of maternal near-miss experiences in the hospital setting among Black women in the U.S. Women’s Health, 18, doi:10.1177/17455057221133830.

Ingram, L. A., Ford, M. E., Johnson, C., Ashford-Carroll, B., McCollum, Q., Friedman, D. B., Levkoff, S. (2021). Responding to the call: Building a training program to diversify the Academy in Alzheimer’s disease research. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 671956. (DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.671956).

Ingram, L. A., Stafford, C., McCollum, Q., Isreal, M. (2020). African American emerging adult perspectives on unintended pregnancy and meeting their needs with mobile technology: Mixed methods qualitative study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 8(10): e21454. doi:10.2196/21454

Fletcher, F. E., Rice, W. S., Ingram, L. A., Fisher, C. B. (2019). Ethical challenges and lessons learned from qualitative research with African American women living with HIV in the South. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 30(4S):116-129.

Selected Research Projects
  • Faculty Initiative for Improved Recruitment, Retention & Experience (FIIRRE)
  • Promoting High-impact Alzheimer’s Disease Research through the Use of Statewide Registries: Expanding Diversity in Aging Research
  • Qualitative Assessment of Health of Older African Americans in South Carolina: Understanding Disparities in the Context of COVID
  • Accelerating Progress Reducing Teen Pregnancy: Mobile Technology to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy among Young Adult African Americans in Rural South Carolina
  • Rebuilding the Graniteville, SC Community through Health Communication and Promotion, and Public Health Tracking