Dionne Coker-Appiah

Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah, PHD, MAED, NCC
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry 
Georgetown University School of Medicine
2115 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Suite 120
Washington, DC 20007 
Phone: 202-687-2504 
Fax: 202-687-0694 
Email: dms229@georgetown.edu

 

 

Research Interests
  • Adolescent dating violence
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Adolescent sexual health
  • Child/Adolescent exposure to interpersonal violence
  • Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) 
  • Low income and minority populations 
  • Adolescent Neuropsychology
Representative Publications
  • Coker-Appiah, D. S. (2011). [Review of the Book Frequently Asked Questions about Online Romance]. The Prevention Researcher.
  • Davis, D. S., Goldmon, M. V., Coker-Appiah, D.S. (2011). Using a Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to Develop a Faith-Based Obesity Intervention for African American Children. Health Promotion Practice, 12(6), 811-22. PMID: 21540194
  • Coker-Appiah, D.S, Wynn, M., & Parker, D. (2010). Using LOVE to prevent Adolescent Dating Violence. In L. Cohen, V. Chávez, & S. Chehimi (Eds.). Prevention is Primary: Strategies for Community Well-Being. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Coker-Appiah, D.S., & Gillum , T. (2010). An examination of dating violence among ethnic and sexual minority youth. In B. Donta, I. Shah, & C. Puri (Eds). Gender-based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health. Mumbai, India: Varun Enterprises.
  • Akers, A., Youmans, S., Lloyd, S., Coker-Appiah, D. S., Banks, B., Blumenthal, C., Albritton, T., Ellison, A., Corbie-Smith, G., & Adimora, A. (2010). Views of Young, Rural African Americans of the Role of Community Social Institutions' Role in HIV Prevention. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 21 (2 Suppl), 1-12. PMID: 20453373
  • Davis, D., Sbrocco, T., Odoms-Young, A, Smith. D. M. (2010). Beauty is in the eyes of the observer: Attractiveness in African American and Caucasian women. Eating Behaviors, 11(1), 25-32. PMID: 19962117
  • Coker-Appiah, D. S., Akers, A, Banks, B., Albritton, T., Leniek, K., Wynn, M., Youmans, S., Parker, D., Elllison, A., Hendersoin, S., Stith, D., Council, B., Oxendine-Pitt, P., & Corbie-Smith, G. (2009). In Their Own Voices: Rural African American Youth Speak Out About Community-Based HIV Prevention Interventions. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Action, Education, 3(4), 301-312. PMID: 20097991