CMHC Faculty Members

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Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MSN, RN

Baltimore, Maryland

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MSN, RN

Cardiovascular Epidemiologist


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

Professional Highlights

  • 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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