Martha Ann


Martha Ann Terry

Adjunct Professor
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  • PhD, 1994, Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA, 1985, Anthropology, Northern Illinois University
  • BA, 1983, Anthropology, Northern Illinois University


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Teaching and Research Areas

Human sexuality, reproductive decision-making, HIV/AIDS and women’s health, population studies, qualitative methods.

Select Publications and Funded Research

  • With R.M. Goodman, R.K. Sharma, and K.J. Jaros, "Transforming a Public Health Curriculum for the 21st Century" in Jerome Branche, John W. Mullennix & Ellen R. Cohn (Eds)Diversity Across the Curriculum: A Guide for Faculty in Higher Education. Bolton, Mass: Anker Publishing Company, Inc. (2007): 136-144.
  • With Myrna Silverman, Richard K. Zimmerman, Jean F. Nutini and Edmund M. Ricci. "Tailoring Interventions: Understanding Medical Practice Culture," Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology Vol. 19 (2004): 47-76.
  • With C.L. McAllister, B.L. Green, V. Herman, and L. Mulvey. "Parents, Practitioners and Researchers: Community-based Participatory Research with Early Head Start," American Journal of Public Health, 93 no. 10 (2003): 1672-1679.

Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors

  • Focus Group Consultant, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Healthy Needs Assessment, Deaf/Deaf-Blind/Hard of Hearing Focus Groups
  • Advisory Board, Bridging the Gaps
  • Editorial Board, AIDS Education and Prevention
  • Focus group consultant, UPMC Diabetes Institute
  • 2007 Recipient of the GSPIA Annual Teaching Award
  • American Anthropological Association
  • Society for Applied Anthropology
  • National Association of Practicing Anthropologists
  • Pennsylvania Public Health Association
  • American Public Health Association


  • Skills in Development Management: Community Development and Focus Groups

Other Faculty and Academic Administration Positions

  • Director, Master's Program, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
  • Adjunct Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh
  • Senior Research Associate, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh

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