Jaclyn Janis, MPH, BSN, RN

Data Analyst

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Reproductive health
  • Health services utilization
Jaclyn Janis is a Research Data Analyst II at CORE. She holds a BS in Environmental Science from The Ohio State University, a BSN from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MPH from the University of Southern Maine.

Before joining CORE, Jaclyn worked as a clinical nurse in the domains of family planning, labor and delivery, and critical care. While obtaining her MPH, Jaclyn contributed to studies on rural-urban health disparities at the Maine Rural Health Research Center. She also led an investigation of rural versus urban age at first sexual intercourse using survival analysis. Her work at CORE focuses on environmental health, lung cancer screening, and health services utilization. In 2020, Jaclyn received the MPH Outstanding Student Award from the University of Southern Maine and the Early Career Alumni Award for Excellence from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Janis J, Ahrens KA, & Ziller E. Female age at first sexual intercourse by rural-urban residence and birth cohort. Women’s Health Issues. 2019; 29(6):489-498.

Gale J, Janis J, Coburn A, Rochford H. Behavioral Health in Rural America: Challenges and Opportunities. Iowa City, IA: Rural Policy Research Institute; December 2019. Executive Summary

Ziller E, Lenardson J, Paluso N, Janis J. Preventive Health Service Use among Rural Women. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Maine Rural Health Research Center; April, 2019. PB-73.

Talbot JA, Williamson ME, Pearson KB, … & Janis J. Advancing Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America. Washington, DC: National Network of Public Health Institutes; 2019.

McCool WF, Guidera M, & Janis J. ‘The best health care delivery system in the world’? Women’s health and maternity/newborn care trends in Philadelphia, PA, United States-1997-2011: A case report. Midwifery. 2013; 29(8), 838-844.

McCool WF, Guidera M, Reale B, Smith A, & Janis J. Professional issues related to obstacles to midwifery practice in the Americas: A pilot survey. Midwifery. 2013; 29(8), 838-844.