Dr. Yvonne Commodore-Mensah is a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she is also a faculty of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity. As a nurse and cardiovascular epidemiologist, her program of research seeks to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in populations of African descent living in the U.S. and globally (sub-Saharan Africa) through epidemiologic and community-engagement methods. She is a co-investigator in the Johns Hopkins Center for Mobile Technologies to Achieve Equity in Cardiovascular Health.
Education and Training
Master of Health Science in Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2019
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing., The Johns Hopkins University, 2014
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2008
Writing Committee Member, American College of Cardiology/AHA Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults with High Blood Pressure, 2019
Chief Executive Officer, African Research Academies for Women
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Fellow, American Heart Association
Fellow and Board Member, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
Steering Committee Member, National Hypertension Control Roundtable
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