Dr. Sabrina T. Cherry

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2639-1762

Dr. Sabrina T. Cherry has worked for nearly 20 years within the field of public health. Dr. Cherry’s professional experience started as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa. As a public health practitioner, Dr. Cherry collaborated on Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) for the Greater Atlanta Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and two rural Georgia hospitals; provided technical assistance to faith-based, mini-grant recipients in Southwest Georgia; and worked on a food insecurity and medication-adherence pilot study for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). She served as part of a research team that won the 2018 National Economic Development Award awarded by University Economic Development Association Awards of Excellence and is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Scholarly Engagement and Public Service Award (Jr category) awarded by UNCW. Dr. Cherry’s primary research interests are the intersection of health disparities and social justice, as well as qualitative research. She earned a Master of Science Public Health (MSPH) degree from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from Emory University, and a Doctorate of Public Health (DrPH), as a well as a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research from the University of Georgia.

There are 3 included publications by Dr. Sabrina T. Cherry :

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Impact of spirituality on resilience and coping during the COVID-19 crisis: A mixed-method approach investigating the impact on women 2020 432 Spirituality has been known to have a positive correlation to resilience during disasters. This study investigated the impact of spirituality on resilience during our current pandemic. A mixed-method approach was used to analyze correlations between ...
Medication Adherence Among African American Women Who Have Been HIV Positive for 10 or More Years 2020 159 Although new HIV infections in African American women have decreased, this population still constitutes the over half of all new HIV infections in women. Risk-reduction interventions and advancements in antiretroviral therapies have helped HIV-positi...
“My Determination Is To Live”: Narratives of African-American Women Who Have Lived with HIV for 10 or More Years 2018 124 Exploring the experiences of African-American women who have lived with HIV for many years can inform public health practice on how to better serve high-risk populations along the care continuum. To understand the experiences of African-American wome...