Aimee James, PhD, MPH

Aimee James, PhD, MPH

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Sociocultural and psychological factors affecting uptake and follow-through of colorectal cancer screening using both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. Interests also include developing programs to promote and facilitate cancer screening among patients at community health centers.


  • 1998: MA, psychology, University of Houston
  • 1999: PhD, social psychology, University of Houston
  • 2000: MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston


  • 2000 - 2003: Postdoctoral fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Selected Research Publications

Distance and Transportation Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Rural Community.
  • Lee KMN, Hunleth J, Rolf L, [...] James AS
  • J Prim Care Community Health 2023
Increased Reach and Effectiveness With a Low-Burden Point-of-Care Tobacco Treatment Program in Cancer Clinics.
  • Ramsey AT, Baker TB, Stoneking F, [...] James AS, [...] Chen LS
  • J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2022

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