Jamie L Pomeranz

Jamie L Pomeranz, PhD, CRC, CLCP

Clinical Professor

Department: College of Public Health and Health Professions Dean's Office
Business Phone: (352) 294-8549
Business Email: pomeranz@phhp.ufl.edu

About Jamie L Pomeranz

Jamie L. Pomeranz, Ph.D., CRC, CLCP is a Clinical Professor within the Department of Occupational Therapy. Dr. Pomeranz has obtained three degrees from the University of Florida which include: Masters of Exercise and Sports Science, Masters of Health Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Life Care Planner and has worked with people with disabilities in multiple capacities for over 20 years. His clinical background includes working with individuals with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and intellectual disabilities. Dr. Pomeranz has been on faculty at the University of Florida since 2004 and his topics of research include: health promotion for people with disabilities and life care planning and modern measurement theory. Since receiving his Ph.D. in 2005, Dr. Pomeranz developed 30 peer reviewed publications and two book chapters. Dr. Pomeranz currently serves on the PHHP Blended Learning Taskforce and is a past member of the collaboration task force and committee for promoting collaboration between public health and health professions. He has and continues to mentor multiple Ph.D and MPH graduate students from the public health program. He currently teaches within the Bachelors of Health Science undergraduate program and serves as the Advisor for the Pre-Public Health Concentration and the Honor’s Program Director within the Bachelors of Health Science Program. His courses include: Critical Issues in Public Health, Ethical and Legal Issues in Public Health and Health Professions, and Research Methods. Dr. Pomeranz has received funding from the Area Health Education Centers the National Institute of Health (NIH), and the Veteran’s Health Administration. His NIH project involves developing one of the first empirically-based tobacco cessation programs for people with disabilities. Finally, Dr. Pomeranz has received numerous awards including: Excellence in Research, Outstanding Young Alumni Award, and the Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence.

Additional Positions:
Director, Bachelor of Health Science Program
2023 – Current · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2011-2021
PHC3603 Critical Issues in Ph
2017-2021,2023
RCS4415L Therapeutic Communication Skills Laboratory
2020-2023
PHC6941 MPH Applied Practice Experience
2016-2021,2023
HSC3661 Therapeutic Communication Skills with Patients, Families and the Health Care Team
2011-2014,2016-2021
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2011-2021
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2015-2021
HSC4652L Ethical and Legal Issues in the Health Professions
2016-2019
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
2010-2018
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
2013-2018,2021-2024
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2016-2018
RCS6601 Forensic Rehabilitation Consultation I
2015-2016,2018
SPA6581 Special Clinical
2008-2011,2017
RSD6905 Individual Work
2016-2017
RCS6602 Forensic Rehabilitation Consultation II
2012-2017,2024
PHC7979 Advanced Research
2011-2012,2014-2025,2024-2025
HSC3801 Clinical Observation / Health Care Volunteer Work
2017,2023-2025
HSC4905 Individual Study
2017,2022-2024,2024-2025
PHC6905 Independent Study
2015-2016
RCS6036 Or to Forensic Vt P
2016
PHC6722 Environmental and Global Health Research Methods Rotation
2016
HSC3057 Research Methods and Issues in Health Science
2015
HSC4930 Special Topics
2014
PHC2100 Introduction to Public Health
2009-2014
RSD7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2014
PHC6917 Supervised Research Project
2014
PHC6700 Social and Behavioral Research Methods
2014
PHC7907 Social and Behavioral Science Journal Club
2013
CLP7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2013
PHC6945 Public Health Practicum
2008,2010-2011
RSD7979 Advanced Research
2008-2011
RSD6910 Supervised Research
2011
PHC4930 Special Topics in Public Health
2011
GEY6936 Professional Development in Gerontology/Geriatrics
2008,2011
RCS4804 Advanced Rehabilitative Services Practicum
2007-2011
RCS4240C Voc Serv Hlth Rehab
2008,2011
RCS4800 Rehabilitation and Human Services Practicum 1
2010
RCS6825 Intern Rehab Counsel
2010
RCS6801 Rehab Counseling Prac
2008-2009
RCS6780 Ethic Legal Prof Issu
2006-2009
RCS6905 Individual Work
2009,2022-2023
RSD6940 Supervised Teaching
2009
RCS6625 Commu Coun/Case Manag
2008
RCS6910 Supervised Research
2006-2007
RCS6242C Voc/Lifestyl Assessmt
2021
PHC7752 Seminar in Instrument Development for Public Health
2021
OTH6911 Capstone
2022-2023
OTH6724 Program Eval/Dev
2023
PHC6410 Psychological, Behavioral, and Social Issues in Public Health
2023-2024
RSD7752 Measurement Development for Health and Rehabilitation
2023-2025
HSC4913 Supervised Research Experience
2024
HSC4608L Critical Thinking in Health Care

Publications

2024
Evaluating a novel hospital-based online health community to address palliative and psychosocial care factors for chronically ill adolescent and young adult patients.
Palliative & supportive care. 22(3):432-443 [DOI] 10.1017/S1478951523000147. [PMID] 36847132.
2023
Delphi study to explore a new diagnosis for “ineffective” long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain.
Pain. 164(4):870-876 [DOI] 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002783. [PMID] 36448976.
2022
Arguments for and Against a New Diagnostic Entity for Patients With Chronic Pain on Long-Term Opioid Therapy for Whom Harms Outweigh Benefits.
The journal of pain. 23(6):958-966 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpain.2021.12.006. [PMID] 34974174.
2022
Classification of Patients for Whom Benefit of Long-term Opioid Therapy No Longer Outweighs Harm: Protocol for a Delphi Study.
JMIR research protocols. 11(3) [DOI] 10.2196/33310. [PMID] 35254277.
2022
Integrating a Video Game Recording Into a Qualitative Research Methods Course to Overcome COVID-19 Barriers to Teaching: Qualitative Analysis.
JMIR serious games. 10(4) [DOI] 10.2196/38417. [PMID] 36322922.
2020
Disagreement and Uncertainty Among Experts About how to Respond to Marijuana Use in Patients on Long-term Opioids for Chronic Pain: Results of a Delphi Study.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 21(2):247-254 [DOI] 10.1093/pm/pnz153. [PMID] 31393585.
2020
The level of evidence of medical marijuana use for treating disabilities: a scoping review.
Disability and rehabilitation. 42(9):1190-1201 [DOI] 10.1080/09638288.2018.1523952. [PMID] 30456993.
2018
Applying a Social-Ecological Framework to Factors Related to Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Adolescent Smoking Cessation.
American journal of health promotion : AJHP. 32(5):1291-1303 [DOI] 10.1177/0890117117718422. [PMID] 28677401.
2018
Correction to: Managing Concerning Behaviors in Patients Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain: a Delphi Study.
Journal of general internal medicine. 33(9) [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-018-4484-9. [PMID] 29916029.
2018
Health care workers’ recommendations for strengthening tuberculosis infection control in the Dominican Republic.
Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health. 42 [DOI] 10.26633/RPSP.2018.169. [PMID] 31093197.
2018
Managing Concerning Behaviors in Patients Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain: A Delphi Study.
Journal of general internal medicine. 33(2):166-176 [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-017-4211-y. [PMID] 29204977.
2018
More than a job: Career development of individuals with cystic fibrosis.
Work (Reading, Mass.). 59(3):425-437 [DOI] 10.3233/WOR-182694. [PMID] 29630585.
2017
Development of an Index of Engagement in HIV Care: An Adapted Internet-Based Delphi Process.
JMIR research protocols. 6(12) [DOI] 10.2196/resprot.8520. [PMID] 29208589.
2017
Perceived Barriers to Adherence to Tuberculosis Infection Control Measures among Health Care Workers in the Dominican Republic.
MEDICC review. 19(1):16-22 [DOI] 10.37757/MR2017.V19.N1.4. [PMID] 28225541.
2017
Skin Cancer Risk and Other Health Risk Behaviors: A Scoping Review.
American journal of lifestyle medicine. 11(2):182-196 [DOI] 10.1177/1559827615594350. [PMID] 30202330.
2017
The Role of Powerlessness Among Health Care Workers in Tuberculosis Infection Control.
Qualitative health research. 27(14):2116-2127 [DOI] 10.1177/1049732317731317. [PMID] 28962542.
2016
A systematic review and meta-evaluation of adolescent smoking cessation interventions that utilized nicotine replacement therapy.
Addictive behaviors. 52:39-45 [DOI] 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.08.007. [PMID] 26355397.
2016
Cultural variation in antismoking video ads between the United States, Taiwan, and China.
Health education research. 31(5):603-13 [DOI] 10.1093/her/cyw034. [PMID] 27484065.
2016
Evaluation of a newly developed tobacco cessation program for people with disabilities.
Disability and health journal. 9(1):145-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.002. [PMID] 26365086.
2016
Income differences in social control of eating behaviors and food choice priorities among southern rural women in the US: A qualitative study.
Appetite. 107:604-612 [DOI] 10.1016/j.appet.2016.09.003. [PMID] 27612560.
2016
Management of problematic behaviours among individuals on long-term opioid therapy: protocol for a Delphi study.
BMJ open. 6(5) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011619. [PMID] 27154486.
2015
Barriers to cancer screening for people with disabilities: a literature review.
Disability and health journal. 8(1):9-16 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.06.004. [PMID] 25096629.
2015
Multiple tobacco use and increased nicotine dependence among people with disabilities.
Disability and health journal. 8(2):258-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.09.004. [PMID] 25445017.
2015
Poor health among smokers obtaining colonoscopy screening: making the case for cessation intervention.
Public health. 129(5):545-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.02.004. [PMID] 25769348.
2014
Creating a Tobacco Cessation Program for People with Disabilities: A Community Based Participatory Research Approach.
Journal of addiction research & therapy. 5(4) [DOI] 10.4172/2155-6105.1000204. [PMID] 35492032.
2014
Nutrition interventions for people with disabilities: a scoping review.
Disability and health journal. 7(2):157-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.12.003. [PMID] 24680044.
2012
Cystic fibrosis and the workplace: a review of the literature.
Work (Reading, Mass.). 42(2):185-93 [DOI] 10.3233/WOR-2012-1353. [PMID] 22699185.
2012
Life care planning projections for individuals with motor incomplete spinal cord injury before and after locomotor training intervention: a case series.
Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT. 36(3):144-53 [DOI] 10.1097/NPT.0b013e318262e5ab. [PMID] 22850334.
2012
Work Experiences and Career Development in Individuals With Cystic Fibrosis: a Grounded Theory Study
Pediatric Pulmonology. 47
2011
Development of an item bank for a computerised adaptive test of upper-extremity function.
Disability and rehabilitation. 33(21-22):2092-104 [DOI] 10.3109/09638288.2011.560336. [PMID] 21401332.
2011
Tobacco Cessation Intervention for People With Disabilities: Survey of Center for Independent Living Directors
Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 54:118-121 [DOI] 10.1177/0035455210380750.
2008
Polytrauma and Life Care Planning: Managing the Complex Interaction of Multiple Injuries
Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation. 31:319-326
2008
Polytrauma and life care planning: managing the complex interaction of multiple injuries.
Work (Reading, Mass.). 31(3):319-26 [PMID] 19029673.
2008
Rasch Analysis as a Technique To Examine the Psychometric Properties of a Career Ability Placement Survey Subtest
Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 51(4):251-259 [DOI] 10.1177/0034355208317317.

Grants

Oct 2022 – Jun 2024
UF and FDOH Collaboration for "Nursing Home and Long Term Care Facility Strike Team and Infrastructure Project"
Role: Other
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Apr 2022 – Jul 2022
VA Connecticut IPA_2022 to 2023
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFFAIRS CONNECTICUT
Apr 2021 – Mar 2022
VA Connecticut, Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center of Innovation
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VET AFFAIRS CONNECTICUT
Sep 2019 – Aug 2020
VA Connecticut Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center of Innovation
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8549
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO BOX 100185
Office of the Dean
GAINESVILLE FL 32610-0185
Business Street:
PO Box 100185
GAINESVILLE FL 32610