Jon Hussey, PhD


Research Assistant Professor 
Maternal and Child Health

Carolina Population Center

Curriculum Vitae 
Google Scholar Citations 
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile


401 Univ Square East 
Campus Box 8120 
T: 919-966-1731 
F: 919-966-6638


1985  University of California, Santa Cruz  BA, Sociology and Psychology

1990  University of Washington, Seattle  MA, Sociology

1995  University of Washington, Seattle  PhD, Sociology

1996  University of Washington, Seattle  MPH, Dept of Health Services


MHCH 713  Research Methods in MCH  Syllabus

MHCH 713L  Research & Evaluation Methods in MCH Lab  Syllabus

 Research Interests

Health disparities by race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status; impact of maternal and child health on the life course; neighborhood effects on health; child abuse and neglect; drug use; perinatal epidemiology. FUNDING: PI, Socioeconomic Disparities in Young Adult Health; Co-PI, Emerging Disparities in Chronic Disease Risk; Co-I, National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)

Key Publications

Richardson LJ, Hussey JM, and Strutz KL (2013) 
A Life Course Perspective on Maternal and Child Health (Chapter 4 in J.B. Kotch, Editor)
Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems, and Policy (3rd Ed). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett

Strutz KL, Richardson LJ, Hussey JM (2012) 
Preconception Health Trajectories and Birth Weight in a National Prospective Cohort
Journal of Adolescent Health: vol.51, p.629-636.

Richardson LJ, Hussey JM, Strutz KL (2011) 
Origins of Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease: Birth Weight, Body Mass Index, and Young Adult Systolic Blood Pressure in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
Annals of Epidemiology: vol.21, p.598-607.

Nguyen QC., Tabor JW, Entzel PP, Lau Y, Suchindran C, Hussey JM, Halpern CT, Harris KM, and Whitsel EA (2011) 
Discordance in National Estimates of Hypertension Among Young Adults
Epidemiology: vol.22, p.532-541.

Haydon AA, Hussey JM, and Halpern CT (2011) 
Childhood Abuse and Neglect and the Risk of STDs in Early Adulthood
Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health: vol.43, p.16-22.