Prof. William Ebomoyi

Professor, Department of Health Studies, Chicago State University, USA. He was recognized for going beyond the call of duty in student advising during the 2009/2010 academic year. Research Interest: International Health, Primary Health Care Services, Program Planning and Evaluation, Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, Ecological Aspects of Human Diseases, Nutritional Anthropometry, and Community Health Education, Student-Centered learning, Environmental Epidemiology and Health Disparities. Dr. William Ebomoyi (Professor) joined the faculty at CSU in January 2006. He served as the chairperson of the Department of Health Studies from inception to June 2009. He completed his MS (1976) in Community Health, Human Ecology, and Statistics from Western Illinois University and his Ph.D. (1981) in Community Health, Human Ecology, and Statistics from the University of Illinois. He holds a post-doctorate certificate in Epidemiology from the National Institutes of Health. He has received grants from Welcome Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services between 1992 and December 1995, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In 1990, he was awarded the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship. He is a board member of the African-American Heritage Foundation in New Orleans, the Northern Colorado AIDS Project (NCAP) and a pioneer member of the National Children Study Group which was organized by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD). He also serves on the advisory board of the Marcus Garvey Center and Weld County Air Quality Commission (1999-2002). His professional interests include community based education, nutritional epidemiology, WHO primary health care services, environmental epidemiology, injury prevention epidemiology, HIV/AIDS prevention, International Health, and the prevention of genetic diseases. He is a member of the Colorado Public Health Association, New England Regional Genetic Group, WHO Global Environmental Epidemiology committee, American Public Health Association, and the World Bank. He was recently recognized in the Millennium edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in America.