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John Ehiri PhD, MPH, MSc

John  Ehiri PhD, MPH, MSc

Professor and Department Chair, Health Promotion Sciences

Health Promotion Sciences Department

1295 N. Martin Avenue
Campus PO Box: 245209
Drachman Hall A256
Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 626-1355
jehiri@email.arizona.edu

Biography

Dr. Ehiri is Department Chair and Professor, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH), University of Arizona. Dr. Ehiri’s research and teaching focus on social and behavioral aspects of disease prevention, and on global maternal, child and adolescent health. Most recently, he has focused on HIV prevention, in keeping with its huge global importance.

He has been principal investigator of University-wide grants to facilitate global health education and research, and has facilitated the establishment of primary health care programs in less developed countries. He provides technical assistance on maternal and child health issues to national ministries of health, non-governmental organizations, United Nations and bilateral agencies.

With over 20 years of experience in global health, Dr. Ehiri has authored/co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed articles, in addition to a book, and numerous book chapters. He is a member of the Global Health Council, Washington, D.C., USA, and the Global Academy for Tropical Health (GATH).

Research Synopsis

Focus on social and behavioral aspects of disease prevention, and on global maternal, child and adolescent health. Most recently, he has focused on HIV prevention, in keeping with its huge global importance. He has been principal investigator of University-wide grants to facilitate global health education and research, and has facilitated the establishment of primary health care programs in less developed countries. He provides technical assistance on maternal and child health issues to national ministries of health, non-governmental organizations, United Nations and bilateral agencies.

Curriculum Vitae: 

The University of Arizona