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Kiameesha R. Evans, DrPH(c), MPH, MCHES

Credentials

Program Director,
Office of Community Outreach,
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Biography

Kiameesha (Kim) Evans is the Program Director of the Office of Community Outreach at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in New Jersey. In her role as Program Director, Kim is responsible for the development of partnerships and programs for health professionals, community-based organizations, and the general community.
Kiameesha has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Public Health degree in Health Education and Behavioral Science from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Public Health (UMDNJ-SPH), and is presently a doctoral student in Health Education and Behavioral Science at UMDNJ-SPH.
Her research interests include health disparities, community-based research, coalition building/community development, and use of social media and emerging technologies to advance health education. She has held the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential since 1998 and obtained the Master CHES credential in 2011.