Janice F. Bell

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Affiliate Associate Professor, Health Services

Associate Professor
University of California (Davis)


PhD   University of Washington, 2005   (Health Services Research)
MN   University of Washington, 2001   (Community Health Nursing)
MPH   University of Washington, 2001   (Health Services, Maternal and Child Health)
BScN   University of Toronto (Canada), 1984

Contact Info

email:   jfbell@uw.edu

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
Education Building
4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

Child health services research; maternal and child health; mental health; obesity; social determinants; medical geography; health disparities

Shepherd-Banigan M, Bell JF, Basu A, Booth-LaForce C, Harris JR. Workplace Stress and Working from Home Influence Depressive Symptoms Among Employed Women with Young Children. Int J Behav Med. 2016 Feb;23(1):102-11. doi: 10.1007/s12529-015-9482-2.  PMID: 25894581

Reed SC, Bell JF, Edwards TC. Weapon carrying, physical fighting and gang membership among youth in washington state military families. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Oct;18(8):1863-72. doi: 10.1007/s10995-014-1430-2.  PMID: 24463984

Kohn MJ, Bell JF, Grow HM, Chan G. Food insecurity, food assistance and weight status in US youth: new evidence from NHANES 2007-08. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Jan 31. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00143.x. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 23364918

Hilt RJ, Chaudhari M, Bell JF, Wolf C, Koprowicz K, King BH. Side Effects from Use of One or More Psychiatric Medications in a Population-Based Sample of Children and Adolescents. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2014 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24506790    PMCID: PMC3967377

Shepherd-Banigan M, Bell JF. Paid Leave Benefits Among a National Sample of Working Mothers with Infants in the United States. Matern Child Health J. 2013 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 23584928    PMCID: PMC3840152

Health Promotion Research Center - Special Interest Projects
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2010 - 9/29/2013

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers: Special Interest Project Competitive Supplements (SIPS) (U48)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2009 - 9/29/2014

Dental Health Services for Children: U.S. Trends, Disparities, and Expenditures

Health Resources Services Administration
PI: Bell/Huebner (02/2010 - 01/2011)
This project uses data collected for the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey to describe national trends and disparities in dental health service use(1997 - 2006) among children and youth ages 2 - 21 and tests associations between use of preventive services and subsequent restorative services and expenditures.

Child Psychopharmacology Experiences Survey

Health Resources Services Administration
PI: Hilt (02/2010 - 01/2013)
This multi-modal prospective survey of parents examines the psychopharmacological experiences of children and youth ages 2 - 17 years of age with mental health disorders identified through a large, national retail pharmacy chain. Role: Co-Investigator