Yale University

Chinekwu Obidoa, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Global Health, Mercer University
  • Member, Community Research and Implementation Core, CIRA
  • Former Fellow, Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS)


Chinekwu Obidoa, Ph.D. is a assistant professor in the Division of Global Health at Mercer University. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Health. Her research interests span across several disciples and include: the ecologic factors that shape youth sexual risk behavior, global popular youth culture, contextual factors of HIV/AIDS risk, impact of globalization on disease and illness and spatial epidemiology. She is a mixed methods researcher combining qualitative, quantitative, and geographic analytic methods in research.