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Manka Nkimbeng: Doctoral Nursing Students

Manka Nkimbeng, MPH, RN

PhD Student
Manka Nkimbeng
Advisor(s): Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN
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Prior to becoming a PhD student, Ms. Nkimbeng worked as a community health nurse in Lowell Massachusetts and then as a research nurse on the Community Aging in Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) study in Baltimore city.  She holds an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Boston University.   Her research goals are to develop, test and implement interventions that will decrease disability and eliminate health inequities in minority elders.

Dissertation Focus

Aging, Disability, Immigrant health and Health inequities

Major Achievement(s)

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor society
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar