Dr. Njoku is an Associate Professor of Public Health at Ferris State University’s College of Health Professions. Dr. Njoku’s academic and research training have focused primarily on community-based health promotion and disease prevention efforts at the local, regional and international levels.
- Postdoctoral Training, Psychosocial and Behavioral Medicine, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
- Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
- Master of Public Health (MPH), International Health, Boston University, Boston, MA
- Bachelor of Science (BS), Public Health, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
- Behavioral research in cancer prevention and control (e.g., breast, prostate, colon, and childhood cancers)
- International fieldwork and research in HIV/AIDS prevention (South Africa, Zimbabwe)
- Health disparities, cancer screening behaviors among undeserved and minority populations, social determinants of health, global health, qualitative research
Areas of Teaching/Academic Specialty
- Public health, health education and health promotion, socioecological perspectives in health, cultural diversity and competence in public health, evidence based health practice, research methods in healthcare.
Professional Memberships & Activities (select)
- American Public Health Association (APHA)
- Society for the Analysis of African-American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI)
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Program
- Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)