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Joycelyn Cudjoe: Doctoral Nursing Students

Joycelyn Cudjoe, BS, RN

PhD Student
Joycelyn Cudjoe
Advisor(s): Haera Han, PhD, RN, FAAN and Jill Hamilton, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Joycelyn Cudjoe is originally from Ghana, West Africa. She holds a bachelor of science degree in health science from Baylor University. In 2012, she graduated with honors from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Prior to embarking on her PhD career, she worked as a medical oncology nurse in Washington, DC and Virginia. Her research interests include cancer screening and prevention in underserved populations, reproductive health of female immigrants, and global health. Cudjoe seeks to examine and understand how cultural factors influence the cancer screening behaviors of vulnerable and underserved populations.

Dissertation Focus

The impact of cancer fatalism and spirituality on the cancer screening behaviors of West African Immigrants.

Major Achievement(s)

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Scholar, 2011-2012