Anna Jolliff is currently earning her Master’s degree in the department of Counseling Psychology at University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Anna completed her Bachelor’s degree at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, where she earned a double major in Psychology and Philosophy. After completing her undergraduate degree, Anna worked as a section operations coordinator and software tester at Epic Systems, which creates electronic health record software for major medical groups.
Anna joined the Werner Lab in fall of 2016. She is currently conducting research on the use of Distributed Cognition in personal health information management (PHIM) among patients managing chronic illness in the home. Anna is also involved in leading focus groups that center on the strategies utilized by caregivers to create informal caregiving networks for patients who are making the transition to at-home care.
Outside of the Werner Lab, Anna’s main areas of research are disordered eating and the impact of interpersonal relationships on body image and dieting behavior. For her Master's thesis, Anna is currently conducting longitudinal research on the relationship between body image, disordered eating behavior, and alcohol use among undergraduates.