Coker Research

Ann L. Coker, Ph.D., MPH

Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair
Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Completed Research Support

Coker (PI)  9/05 – 8/09
CDC 1R49CE000606
Using batterer psychological profiles for prevention of partner violence
Major goal of this cross-sectional study is to estimate the frequency of and risk factors for partner violence perpetration using batterer psychologic profiles in a multi-ethnic community college sample.

Coker (PI)  4/05 – 3/08
NIH – NCI 1R21CA114330
Understanding disparities in cervical cancer survival
Major goals of is to explore disparities in cervical cancer stage at diagnosis, treatment and survival in Texas, a large state with great ethnic, income, and rural / urban diversity.

Coker (PI)  9/00 – 8/06
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - US4CCU419014
Demonstration Projects for the Early Intervention and Prevention of Sexual Violence and Intimate Partner Violence Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations
Major goals of this randomized intervention is to screen women attending primary care clinics for partner sexual and physical violence; test two clinic-based intervention to reduce the impact of violence for women.

Ongoing Research Support

COKER, A. L. Coker (PI) 9/25/09 – 9/24/2014
NIH 5R01MD004598
Does Violence Against Women result in disparities in cancer care for women
Major goal of this cohort study is to determine whether violence against women influences the cancer care continuum and whether violence may explain the racial or ethnic disparities in cancer survival.

Coker (PI) 9/30/09 – 9/29/2014
CDC 5U01CE001675
Green Dot across the Bluegrass: Evaluation of a primary prevention intervention
Major goal is to evaluate a promising new intervention to prevent dating and sexual violence.