Biography: Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN
  • Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Baltimore, MD
Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Schools of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also faculty at 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 among African-descent populations locally (United States) and globally (sub-Saharan Africa) through epidemiologic and community-engaged methods. She is a co-Investigator in the Johns Hopkins Center for Mobile Technologies to Achieve Equity in Cardiovascular Health. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and American Heart Association (AHA). She is a Fellow and Board Member of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. She served on the writing committee of the 2019 American College of Cardiology/AHA Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults with High Blood Pressure. She is member of the Steering Committee of the National Hypertension Control Roundtable.