Jemima A. Frimpong, PhD

Associate Professor

Academic Discipline: Management & Organization

Areas of Interest:
Health care systems,
Organizational behavior

Phone: 410-234-9246



Jemima A. Frimpong, PhD (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania) is an Associate Professor in the research track at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School from 2016. Her research focuses on the adoption and sustainability of innovations, development and testing of organizational-level interventions, and performance improvement. Her research centers primarily on health care organizations.

Honors & Distinctions

  • National Institute of Health research award (R34DA038530), 2016
  • Kirschstein National Research Service Award, 2009
  • Wharton Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), 2007

Selected Publications

  • Frimpong J.A., Shiu-Yee K., D’Aunno T. (2016). “The Role of Program Directors in Treatment Practices: The Case of Methadone Dose Patterns in U.S. Outpatient Opioid Agonist Treatment Programs.” Health Services Research.
  • Frimpong, J. A., D’Aunno T. (2016). “Hepatitis C Testing in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: The Role of Program Managers in Adoption of Testing Services.” Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy.
  • Frimpong, J.A, D'Aunno, T., Feaster, D., Metsch, L., Perlman, D., Struass, S., Hernandez, D., Mallow, A., Schackman, B. (2016). “On-site bundled rapid HIV/HCV testing in substance use disorder treatment programs: Study protocol for a hybrid design randomized controlled trial.” Trials.
  • Frimpong, J.A., Guerrero, E. G., Kong Y., Kim, T. (2016). “Abstinence at Treatment Completion: An Examination of Publicly Funded Addiction Health Services.” Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research.
  • Frimpong J.A., D’Aunno T., Helleringer S., Metsch L. (2016) “Low Rates of Adoption and Implementation of Rapid HIV Testing in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs.” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.
  • D’Aunno T., Pollack, H., Frimpong J.A., Wutchiett DM. (2014) “Evidence-based treatment for opioid disorders: A 23-year nation study of methadone dose levels.” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.
  • Frimpong, J. A., D’Aunno T., Jiang, L. (2014) “Determinants of the Availability of Hepatitis C Testing Services in Opioid Treatment Programs: Results from a National Study.” American Journal of Public Health.
  • Frimpong J.A. (2013) “Missed opportunities for Hepatitis-C testing in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs.” American Journal of Public Health.
  • Frimpong J.A., Helleringer S., Awoonor-Williams J.K., Yeji F., Phillips J.F. (2011). “Does supervision improve health worker productivity? Evidence from the Upper East Region of Ghana.” Tropical Medicine and International Health.
  • Kim, S.S., Frimpong, J. A., Rivers, P.A. and Kronenfeld, J.J.  (2007). “Effects of Maternal and Provider Characteristics on Up-to-Date Immunization Status of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months.”  American Journal of Public Health.