June 21, 2017

Alexandra Marshall, PhD, MPH, CPH, CHES

Sarah Alexandra Marshall
Assistant Professor


2012, Ph.D., Health Behavior, Indiana University
2008, MPH, Health Behavior & Health Education, UAMS COPH
2005, BA, Biology and Broadcast Journalism, University of Arkansas

C.V. Available

Research Interest

  • Adolescent/emerging adult sexuality, sexual health and development;
  • Health disparities among sexual and gender minorities (particularly HIV and bullying/discrimination among LGBT youth);
  • Prevention of HIV/STIs and unplanned pregnancy;
  • Qualitative research methods

Current Research Projects

July 2017-June 2018, Principal Investigator, “HIV Testing among Minority College Students”, co-I: Zaller, UAMS COPH
Jan – Dec 2017, Principal Investigator, ”IPE Activity Development for Trans-competent Healthcare Delivery”, co-I’s: Archie, Stewart, Anders, Allison & Moretz, UAMS
Feb – Dec 2017, Evaluator, ”Assessing the Curriculum on Relationships in Arkansas High Schools”, PI: Kathleen Courtney, Arkansas Department of Education

Apr 2016-May 2017, Research Working Group Member, “Transform Health Arkansas Initiative” – Tier II PCORI funded project, Project Lead: Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition (ArTEC); co-PI: Kate Stewart, MD, UAMS COPH

May 2015-Mar 2016, Research Working Group Member, “Engagement of the Arkansas Transgender Community to Identify Patient Centered Outcomes and Research Priorities” – Tier 1 PCORI funded project, PI: Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition (ArTEC); co-PI: Kate Stewart, MD, UAMS COPH

Oct 2015-present, Evaluator, ”Arkansas Youth Suicide Prevention Project”, Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Program/SAMHSA, PI: Joe Martin, Injury & Violence Prevention Section, AR Department of Health

Courses Taught

HBHE 6201 Advanced Health Behavior Theories
HBHE 5214 Advanced Concepts of Human Sexuality

Recent Publications

Allison, M.K., Marshall, S.A., Archie, D.S., Neher, T., Stewart, G., Anders, M.E. & Stewart, M.K. (2019). Community-engaged development, implementation, and evaluation of an interprofessional education workshop on gender-affirming care, Transgender Health,4 (1), 280–286, DOI: 10.1089/trgh.2019.0036.

Marshall, S.A., Allison, M.K.*, Stewart, M.K., Thompson, N.* & Archie, D. (2018). Highest priority health
Marshall7andhealth care concerns of transgender and gender nonbinary individuals in a southern state. Transgender Health, 3 (1). Retrieved from https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/trgh.2018.0003

Marshall, S.A., Knight, B., Devine, M.+, Coker, C. & Stowe, Z.. (2018). Bullying Among Pregnant Teens:A Pilot Study. Journal of Adolescent and Family Health, 9(1), Article 12.Retrieved from https://scholar.utc.edu/jafh/vol9/iss1/12/

Morris, D., Marshall, S.A., & Demers, D. (2018). Exercise Predictors of Self-Reported Sexual Performance Among Healthy Adults. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 1-16. doi: 10.15640/ijhs.v6n1a1

Montgomery, B.E.E., Marshall, S.A., Sanders, S.*, Cline, M.+, Snowden M.+ & Phillips, M.M. (2018). Barriers and Facilitators to Sexual Health Promotion among Survivors of Violence: A Mixed Methods Study. American Journal of Sexuality Education. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/15546128.2017.1410870

Stewart, M.K., Archie, D., Marshall, S.A., Allison, M.K*. & Robinson, C.+(2017). Transform Health Arkansas: A Transgender-Led Partnership Engaging Transgender/Non-Binary Arkansans in Defining Health Research Priorities. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 11(4), 427-439.

Hudson, H. & Marshall, S.A. (2017). Behaviors and Consequences Related to Sexting among Selected Southern Undergraduates. International Journal of Sexual Health. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19317611.2017.1404540

Tao, J., Montgomery, B.E., Marshall, S.A., Stahr, S., Wells, T.L.*, Henry-Tillman, R., et al. (2017). High Incidence and Mortality of Cervical Cancer in the Southern United States. Epidemiology International Journal,1(1), 1-7

Marshall, S.A., Brewington, K.M., Allison, M.K., Haynes, T. & Zaller, N. (2017). Measuring HIV stigma among providers: A systematic review of the literature. AIDS Care. DOI:10.1080/09540121.2017.1338654

Marshall, S.A. & Allison, M.K. (2017). Midwestern Misfits: The Sociocultural Context of Bullying as Experienced by Perceived Sexual and Gender Minority Youth. Youth & Society. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X17697885

Hudson, H. & Marshall, S.A. (2016). Sexty Southerners: Sexting content and behaviors among selected southern undergraduates. The Health Educator, 48(1), 34-43.

Marshall, A., Yarber, W.L., Sherwood-Laughlin, C.M., Gray, M.L. & Estell, D. (2015). Coping and Survival Skills: The Role School Personnel Play Regarding Support for Bullied Sexual Minority Oriented Youth. Journal of School Health, 85, 334-340.

Emetu, R.E., Marshall, A., Sanders, S.A., Yarber, W.L., Milhausen, R.R., Crosby, R.A., Graham, C.A. (2014). A novel, self-guided, home-based intervention to improve condom Use. Journal of American College Health, 63(2), 118-124.