Jennifer Wortham


(813) 257-1722



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

HSHP 233

Meet Jennifer Wortham

Professor, Health Sciences and Human Performance

Education: 1995 University of Tampa, B.S.
2001 University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I and II
Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I and II
Honors Pathways I and II
Introduction to Marine Science
Science of Sex
Evidence of Disease

Career Specialties: Jen Wortham specializes in behaviors and morphologies of crustaceans, specifically shrimps and crabs, in addition to human mate choice and attraction research.

Professional and Community Activities: Wortham incorporates undergraduate students into every research project, usually students work with her for at least three years of their undergraduate career. All of her research with students has been submitted for publication; recent publications include the Journal of Morphology, Journal of Crustacean Biology, Nauplius and Heliyon. Wortham is active in the Florida Academy of Sciences.

Honors and Awards: Undergraduate Research Mentor Award (for college)