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Christine Ekenga

Christine Ekenga

Assistant Professor
PhD, New York University
  • Research Interests:

  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Environmental health
  • Occupational health
  • Disaster epidemiology and public health preparedness
  • Disaster epidemiology and public health preparedness
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Christine Ekenga

Christine Ekenga's research focuses on the epidemiology of chronic diseases such as cancer and respiratory diseases. She is particularly interested in assessment methods for research and clinical practice. Her current work includes examining how lifestyle, environmental and occupational factors interact to influence health and well-being. Ekenga is a member of the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center and a faculty scholar in the Institute for Public Health at Washington University.

Ekenga teaches courses in the Master of Public Health program at the Brown School. Prior to joining Washington University, she completed National Institute of Health postdoctoral training at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and Siteman Cancer Center.

Ekenga’s research has appeared in the American Journal of Public Health, Cancer Research, Preventive Medicine, and the Journal of American Medical Association. She is currently a member of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s disaster epidemiology working group.

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