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Latrice Pichon
Latrice C. Pichon, PhD, MPH, CHES
Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Contact information:
Phone: 901-678-1675
Robison Hall 209
Curriculum Vitae


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Kellogg Health Scholars Program (Community Track), University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • PhD, Public Health (Health Behavior)
  • Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health at San Diego State University/ University of California, San Diego
  • MPH – San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health - Concentration: Health Promotion

Research Interests:

  • Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
  • Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health
  • HIV and Cancer Prevention

Selected Publications:

  • Williams, TT, Pichon, LC, Latkin, CA, Davey-Rothwell, M.  Church Attendance as a Predictor of Number of Sexual Health Topics Discussed among High Risk HIV Negative Black Women.  Archives of Sexual Behavior.  (accepted 12/08/14)
  • Morrell, KR, Pichon, LC, Chapple-McGruder, T, Kmet, JM, Chandler, A, Terry, ML.  (2014). Prevalence and Correlates of HIV-Risk Behaviors among Homeless Adults in Memphis, Tennessee. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 7(1), 84-96.
  • Hall, H and Pichon, LC. (2014) Gender Roles, Sociosexuality, and Sexual Behavior among U.S. Black Women.  Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 2:1, 171-182.
  • Williams, TT, Pichon, LC, Campbell, B. (2014). Sexual Health Communication within Religious African American Families. Health Communication. 1-11. DOI:10.1080/10410236.2013.856743.
  • Williams, TT, Pichon, LC, Latkin, CA, Davey-Rothwell, M. Practicing What is Preached: Congregational Characteristics Related to HIV Testing Behaviors and HIV Discussions among Black Women. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(3), 365-378. DOI:10.1002/jcop.21615.
  • Teti, M., Pichon, LC, Kabel, A., Farnan, R., and Binson, D. (2013). Taking pictures to take control: Photovoice as a tool to facilitate empowerment among poor and racial/ethnic minority women with HIV/AIDS. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 24(6), 539-553.
  • Landrine, H, Corral, H, Roesch, S, Adams-Simms, D., Ake, D, Pichon, LC. (2013). Do telephone surveys underestimate Black health disparities? Community-based participatory research as an alternative survey methodology. Frontiers in Epidemiology. DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2013.00036.
  • Pichon, LC, Williams, TT, Campbell, B. Faith Leaders Beliefs Concerning HIV Prevention—30 Years into the Epidemic. (2013). Family & Community Health, 36(3), 260-268.
  • Williams, TT, Dodd, D, Campbell, B, Pichon, LC, Griffith, DM. (2012). Discussing adolescent sexual health in African American churches. Journal of Religion and Health. DOI:10.1007/s10943-012-9632-7.
  •  Williams, TT, Griffith, DM, Pichon, LC, Campbell, B, Allen, JO, Sanchez, JC. (2011). Involving Faith-Based Organizations in Adolescent HIV Prevention. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 5(4), 425-431.
  • Pichon, LC, Griffith, DM, Campbell, B, Allen, JO, Williams, TT, and Addo, A. (2012). Faith leaders’ comfort level implementing an HIV prevention curriculum in a faith setting. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(3), 1254-1256.
  • Griffith, D. M., Pichon, L. C., Campbell, B., & Allen, J. O. (2010). YOUR Blessed Health: A faith-based CBPR approach to addressing HIV/AIDS among African Americans. AIDS Education and Prevention, 22(3), 203-217.
  • Pichon, L., Corral, I, Landrine, H, Mayer, J, Adams-Simms, D. (2010). Perceived skin cancer risk and sunscreen use among Black adults. Journal of Health Psychology, 15(8), 1181-1189.
  • Pichon, L., Landrine, H., Corral, I., Hao, Y., Mayer, J. Hoerster, K. (2010). Measuring skin cancer risk in African Americans: Is the Fitzpatrick Scale culturally-sensitive? Ethnicity & Disease, 20(2), 5-8.
  • Pichon, L.C., Corral, I., Landrine, H., Mayer, J.A., Norman, G.J. (2010). Prevalence and correlates of sun protection behaviors among African Americans. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(3), 288-95.
  • Pichon, L.C., Mayer, J.A., Hoerster, K.D., Woodruff, S.I., Slymen, D.J., Belch, G.E., Clapp, E.J., Hurd, A.L., Forster, J.L., & Weinstock, M.A. (2009). Youth access to artificial ultraviolet radiation exposure: Practices of 3,647 indoor tanning facilities. Archives of Dermatology, 145(9), 997-1002.
  • Pichon, L.C., Arredondo, E.M., Roesch, S., Sallis, J.F., Ayala, G.X., Elder, J.P. (2007). The relation of acculturation to Latinas’ perceived neighborhood safety and physical activity: A structural equation analysis. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 34(3), 295-303.
  • Pichon, L., Mayer, J., Slymen, D., Elder, J., Lewis, E., Galindo, G. (2005). Ethnoracial differences among outdoor workers in key sun-safety behaviors. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 28(4), 374-380.

Courses Taught:

PUBH 7340/8340 — Behavioral Intervention Development
PUBH 7334/8334 — Community-Based Participatory Research
PUBH 7160/8160 — Social and Behavioral Science Principles

Latrice C. Pichon, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health. She completed her PhD in Public Health with a concentration in Health Behavior from the Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego in August of 2008. She received post-doctoral training in community-based participatory research (CBPR) in the Kellogg Health Scholars Program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Her research focuses on exploring the role of the faith-based community in addressing HIV awareness and prevention, partnering with community-based organizations to understand HIV outreach, care, and utilization needs among vulnerable populations, and using the application of community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches.

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