Ajoa A. Abrokwa

Visiting Professor
Specialization: Health Promotion and Wellness
Office: Merion Hall - 372
Phone: 6106602945
Fax: 6106603359
Email: aabrokwa@sju.edu


Resume

Ajoa A. Abrokwa has been involved in urban health and education for over a decade.  Her qualifications include a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Temple University and Masters of Science in Health Administration and Health Education from Saint Joseph University and K-12 Global Studies Programming at Harvard University.  In addition, she has led public health and early childhood education programming with multicultural low-income populations. Ajoa has also led organizational culture context efforts promoting mission and values-driven practices in health care organizations. Ajoa is a Visiting Professor at Saint Joseph’s University, in the School of Health Studies and Education, teaching courses in the areas of Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Equity, Global Health and Health Administration. Ajoa has led global public health and education efforts in Ghana, West Africa, Consuelo, Dominican Republic and Mecca, Saudi Arabia.  Ajoa serves on the Health Advisory Board at the Strawberry Mansion Health Center and is a member of the Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine Steering Committee with The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. 

Education

Bachelors of Arts in Political Science - Temple University

Masters of Science in Health Administration and Health Education - Saint Joseph's University

Courses Taught

HED 551 - GIS Mapping

HED 552 - Epidemeology and Community Health

HED 553 - Program Planning for Wellness

HED 554 - Curriculum Strategies for Health Educators

HED 562 - Health Care of Children in Communities

HED 574 - Concepts of Nutrition and Health

HED 770 - Global Health

HAD 110 - Principles of Public Health and Epidemeology

HSV 550 - Health Services Research

HAD 101 - Introduction to Health Administration

IHS 110 -  Psychological Aspects of Illness and Dissabilities

IHS 211 -  Responsibilities of the American Health Care System

IHS 354 - Diversity in Health Care Leadership