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Outreach

ONYEJEBOSE OKEM OKWUMABUA

Professor

Health Sport Sciences

Office Location: 275 Fieldhouse

Phone: (901) 678-4953

Email: ookwumab@memphis.edu

  • "Health Promotion Trial with Mental Patients: A Community-based partnership". (A pilot project)  Chronically mentally ill individuals residing in group homes by Mid-South HealthNet, a local residential psychiatric facility in Memphis, Tennessee. 2004-2005  Faculty Research Grant, The University of Memphis.
  • "Your Health Is In Your Hands, Reversing Health Disparities": Stroke prevention initiative in partnership with the Tennessee Office of Minority Health (MH). Faith-based organizations and faith leaders of color within six urban areas in Tennessee.  2003- 2004 U.S. Office of Health Disparities, Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Rapid Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (RARE): A crisis response initiative for HIV/AIDS prevention. City of Memphis Government, Memphis/Shelby County Health Department, and U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy. 2001-2002  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy.
  • Urban Youth Wellness Initiative Youth (13-18 years) and their families residing in Memphis, Tennessee. 1998-2002 U.S. Department of Labor and Memphis Youth Fair Chance.
  • Memphis/Shelby County Regional Health Council (RHC) on HIV/AIDS/STDs Community-Based agencies and organizations. 2001-2002 Tennessee Dept. of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Agenda for HIV/AIDS among African American youth. Community leaders and policy makers in Memphis/Shelby County, Tennessee. 1995 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Joint Center for Economic Studies, Washinton, DC., and Memphis/Shelby County Health Department.
  • Shelby County Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Council. Memphis and Shelby County Community 1991-1995 Tennessee Department of Health
  • Coalition for Preventing African American Strokes from Tobacco Use (PAAST). African American community in Memphis and Shelby County. 1991-1994 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and Tennessee Department of Health.


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