He has directed and coordinated the Infertility Prevention Women’s Project and provided centralized project management, consultations and technical assistance in reducing chlamydia and gonorrhea infections among sexually active young women in eight southeastern states in the US. He has collaborated with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Population Affairs, pharmaceutical companies, state directors of family planning, state laboratories, STD program directors and community- based organizations in promoting reproductive health among sexually active women.
Recently, he served as an epidemiology researcher at the Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies at Emory University School of Medicine. His area of interest was identifying barriers and motivators to blood donor recruitment among African American and Hispanics. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix and teaches statistical applications at the school of nursing.
Dr. James received his Masters of Public Health in epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of South Florida and his PhD in Health Services and Community Health at Walden University. His doctoral dissertation explored Sociodemographic Patterns of Sexually Active Young Females with Recurrent Chlamydia Infections in Rural and Urban Environments.