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Chika
Ejike
MD
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Expertise
Infectious Diseases, Maternal and Child Health, Health Care Delivery, Minority, and Immigrant Health.
Courses Taught
PH 318: Consumer Health
PH 400: Introduction to Public Health
PH 410: Epidemiology
PH 425: Global Health
PH 430: Health Literacy and Communications
PH 440: Health Disparities and Advocacy
PH 450: Health Care Program and Services Administration
Research Interests
Infectious Diseases, Maternal and Child Health, Health Care Delivery, Minority, and Immigrant Health.
Education

MD: College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital – Clinical Medicine and Surgery

EdD: Western Kentucky University – Organizational Leadership [Health and Education]

MPH: Western Kentucky University – Public Health [Environmental Health and Health Promotion]

MA: Western Kentucky University – Non-Profit Healthcare Organizations

 

Selected Publications

Ejike, C. (2021). Health Seeking Behaviors Among Displaced Populations. In A. Klimczuk, Demographic Analysis: Selected Concepts, Tools, and Applications (pp. 183 - 198). London, UK: IntechOpen

Ejike, C., Lartey, G., Capps, R. & Ciochetty, D. (2020). Health-seeking cultural patterns in the use of available healthcare services among refugee groups in south-central Kentucky. International Journal of Migration, Health, and Social Care, 16(1), 12-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMHSC-08-2018-0051.

Ejike, C., Lartey, G., Capps, R. & Ciochetty, D. (2019). Health-Seeking Behavioral Patterns among Refugee Groups – A Case-Study in South-central Kentucky. Journal of Refugee and Global Health, 2(2), Article 10. DOI: 10.18297/rgh/vol2/iss2/10

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