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


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.