Felicia Jefferson

Associate Professor


  • B.S., Rochester Institute of Tech Rochester, NY
  • M.S., Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • Ph.D., Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Postdoc, Emory University and MSM Atlanta, GA


Book Chapter(s)

Understanding the Impact of Environmental Contaminants on Women from Industrial Pollutants


In Solidarity with the Earth: Gender, Mining, and Toxic Contamination, Laudato Si’ Research Institute, Oxford University, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2023. ISBN: 9780567706089

Jefferson, F., Reed, R., Cloud, S.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Tenure Clocks, the Evaluation of Productivity, and Academic STEMM Career Trajectories.


The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. ISBN: 9780309268370

Felicia A. Jefferson, Matthew T. Hora, Sabrina L. Pickens, Hal Salzman

Embedding Integrated RFID sensors into Fiber Reinforced Plastics During the Manufacturing Process


Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics Handbook: Inventory and Production Control, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN: 9781138066519

Gray, B., Jefferson, F., Jones, E.,

Evaluating the Impact of Sleep Disruptions in Women through Automated Analysis


Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics Handbook: Inventory and Production Control, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN: 9781138066519

Gupta, S., Jefferson, F., Jones, E.


Meeting the challenges in conducting research in vulnerable older adults with self-neglect-notes from a field team.


Front. Med. 10:1114895. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2023.1114895

Pickens S, Burnett J, Trail Ross ME, Jones E and Jefferson F

Utilizing Unmanned Land and Air Vehicles Based AI to Mitigate Climate and Cascading Hazards from Critical Minerals Mining on Communities of Color


International Supply Chain Technology Journal 8:12 doi:10.20545/isctj.v08.i12.02

Jefferson, F. and Jones, E.

A Comparative Analysis of Student Performance in an Online vs. Face- to Face Environmental Science Course From 2009 to 2016.


Frontiers in Computer Science. 1:7. doi: 10.3389/fcomp.2019.00007

Paul J and Jefferson F

Identifying Cognitive Impairment in Hospitalized Older Adults to Prevent Readmission: Two Case Studies


Clinical Gerontologist, 41:1, 101-107, DOI: 10.1080/07317115.2017.1333971

Sabrina Pickens, Lisa Boss, Hyochol Ahn and Felicia Jefferson

Male Bariatric Patients, Six Years Later: Where Are They Now?


Journal of Men’s Health (JOMH). 15(30): 56-70

Moore, DD, Mamidana P., Lyons M., Holmes T., Jefferson, F.,

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Adverse Effects of Bisphenol A and Parabens to Women’s Health. Water


Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 227(6): 182-192.

Jange, J., White, D., and Jefferson, F.

Chipped Pharmaceuticals from Production to in VIVO (in body) Drug Delivery Becoming Reality


International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 4(1): 49-59, doi: 10.59160/ijscm.v4i1.1022

Erick Jones, Shalini Gupta, Felicia Jefferson, Jamie Rogers, Jae Bong Choi, Joshua Bolton, David Cochran

Vertical greenery systems as a strategy in urban heat island mitigation.


Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 226(8): 247-248

Price, A., Jones, E., and Jefferson, F.

A Dopamine Receptor D2-Type Agonist Attenuates the Ability of Stress to Alter Sleep in Mice


Endocrinology, Volume 155, Issue 11, Pages 4411–4421, doi: 10.1210/en.2014-1134

F. Jefferson, J. C. Ehlen, N. S. Williams, J. J. Montemarano, K. N. Paul

Sleep disturbances and post-traumatic stress disorder in women.


Neuroendocrinology Letters, 35(7): 560-566

Brown, B.C., Jones, E.C., Clark, K.P., and Jefferson, F.

Period-amplitude analysis reveals wake-dependent changes in the electroencephalogram during sleep deprivation


Sleep, 36(11):1723-1735

Ehlen, J.C., Jefferson, F., Brager, A.J., Benveniste, M, Paul, K.N.

4-Aminobiphenyl Downregulation of NAT2 Acetylator Genotype–Dependent N- and O-acetylation of Aromatic and Heterocyclic Amine Carcinogens in Primary Mammary Epithelial Cell Cultures from Rapid and Slow Acetylator Rats


Toxicological Sciences, Volume 107, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 293–297, doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfn216

Felicia A. Jefferson, Gong H. Xiao, David W. Hein

Laboratory variability does not preclude identification of biological functions impacted by hydroxyurea.


Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 46: 221-235. doi: 10.1002/em.20164

Müller, A., Boitier, E., Hu, T., Carr, G.J., Le Fèvre, A.-C., Marchandeau, J.-P., Flor, M., Jefferson, F., Aardema, M.J. and Thybaud, V.