- Elected - Institute of Medicine - National Academy of Science.
- U.S. Delegate to South Africa – National Institute of Health.
- Lifetime Achievement Award, National Association of Black Nursing Faculty, London, England.
- Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Pennsylvania - Women of Color Helen O. Dickens.
- DHHS Office of Adolescent Health, selected eight of Jemmott’s evidenced-based HIV/STI prevention interventions as model interventions for national translation, adaptation, and dissemination and 35 states across the U.S. were funded to implement one of these curricula in schools, churches, clinics and community agencies.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent & School Health Curriculum Award, selected two Jemmott, Jemmott, & McCaffee HIV Prevention Curricula as model curricula to be disseminated nationally in their Dissemination Project: “Research to Classroom - Programs That Work.”
- Ambassador for the National Institute for Nursing Research - (FNINR Ambassadors Program)
- Hampton University - Outstanding Alumnus-at-Large Award
Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
American Nursing Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
National League of Nursing
Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority
National Black Nursing Association
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Jemmott, L. S., Jemmott, J. B., Icard, L., Hsu, J. (2020). Effects of Church-Based Parent–Child Abstinence-Only Interventions on Adolescents' Sexual Behaviors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 66(1) 107-114
Jemmott, L. S., Jemmott, J. B., Chittamuru, D., & Icard, L. (2019). The Effects of a Sexual HIV Risk Reduction Intervention for African American Mothers and their sons: A randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Adolescent Health, 65(5), 6430-650.
Jemmott, L. S. Jemmott, J. B., Lanier, Y., Baker, J., & Thomson, C. (2017). Development of a Barbershop-Based HIV/STI Risk Reduction Intervention for young Heterosexual African American Men. Health Promotion Practice 18(1), 110-118.
Jemmott, J. B. III, Jemmott, L. S., O’Leary, A., Ngwane, Z., Lewis, D. A., Bellamy, S. L., Icard, L. D., Carty, C., Heeren, G. A., Tyler, J. C., Makiwane, M. B., & Teitelman, A. (2015). HIV/STI risk-reduction intervention efficacy with South African adolescents over 54 months. Health Psychology, 34(6), 610-621. Online first publication: 11 August 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000140
Jemmott, J. B. III, Jemmott, L. S., O’Leary, A., Ngwane, Z., Icard, L. D., Heeren, G. A., Mtose, X., & Carty, C. (2014). Cluster-randomized controlled trial of an HIV/STI risk-reduction intervention for South African men. American Journal of Public Health, 104(3), 467-473.
Examples of NIH-funded grants as Principal Investigator:
Principal Investigator, “HIV Prevention for African American Young Men in Barbershops” National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, R01, HD061061 (07/01/09-06/30/12) Amount of award $3,410,105
Principal Investigator, “Sister to Sister HIV Risk Reduction Intervention Replication and Dissemination Project” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U65-PS-000242) (05/01/06 – 04/30/08) Total award $400,000.
Principal Investigator, “Reducing HIV Sexual Risk Among Black Substance Abusing Women”. National Institute of Mental Health (RO1 MH61153). (09/01/01 - 8/30/06) Total award $5,100,992.
Principal Investigator. “Church-Based Parent-Child HIV Prevention Project” National Institute of Mental Health (RO1 MH 63070). (07/01/01 – 06/30/06), Total award $5,232,000.
Principal Investigator. “Mother-Son HIV Risk Reduction Interventions”. National Institute of Mental Health, Principal Investigator, (1 RO1 MH-55742). (09/01/95 – 08/30/00). Total award $3,952,229.
Examples of NIH-funded grants as Co- Investigator:
Co-Investigator, “Health Promotion for Positives: A Randomized Trial with HIV Positive Black Men,” National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (03/21/12-12/13/16) R01 MD006232 NIH/NIMHD
Co-Investigator, “Prevention among Heterosexually-Active Black Adolescents with Mental Illnesses: P. I. Bridget Brawner (University of Pennsylvania) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2012-2016) HIV/STI FG;(CDC 1U01PS003304), $932,129
Co-Investigator, “Reducing Risk of HIV/STD Infection among African American Men,” P. I. John Jemmott (University of Pennsylvania) National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, R01 MD004075, (12/1/09 – 11/30/14). Total Costs: $1,998,541.
Co-Investigator, “Help Us, Save Us! HIV/STI Risk Reduction for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men”. P. I. John Jemmott (University of Pennsylvania) National Institute of Mental Health, R01 MH079736 (04/01/07-03/31/12)
Co-Investigator, “HIV/STD Risk Reduction for African American Couples”. P. I. John Jemmott (University of Pennsylvania) National Institute of Mental Health, R01 MH64394, (4/1/02 -3/31/09). “Total award $3,496,480
Examples of NIH-funded International Research Grants
Co- Investigator, “South African Adolescent Health Promotion Project,” P. I. John Jemmott (University of Pennsylvania) National Institute of Mental Health, 2 R01 MH065867, September 28, 2007 to August 31, 2010. Total Award: $1,876,620.
Co- Investigator, “South African Men Health Promotion Project,” P. I. John Jemmott (University of Pennsylvania), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, R01 HD053270, September 30, 2006 to June 30, 2011. Total Award: $4,053,637.
Co-Investigator, “Partnership for Capacity-Building for HIV/STD Prevention Research on Batswana Adolescents,” P. I. Bagele Chilisa (University of Botswana), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, R24 HD056693, September 30, 2007 to June 30, 2012. Total Award: $1,876,361.
Co-Principal Investigator, “Development and Testing of a Jamaican Mother-Daughter HIV Risk-Reduction Program,” P. I. Katherine Hutchinson (New York University), National Institute of Nursing Research, R01 NR010478, September 29, 2007 to June 30, 2011. Total Award: $1,956,183
Editorial review board memberships:
Journal of Nursing and AIDS Care