Christine C. Ekenga, PhD, MPH


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Christine C. Ekenga, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Trained in epidemiology and the environmental health sciences, Dr. Ekenga's work focuses on investigating the contributions of environmental and occupational factors to human health and well-being. She utilizes transdisciplinary and community-engaged approaches to better understand complex public health challenges.

Dr. Ekenga is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute.


Dr. Ekenga received her PhD in Environmental Health Sciences from New York University and completed National Institutes of Health postdoctoral training at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.


Dr. Ekenga's research examines the ways in which environmental and occupational factors influence health and contribute to disparities in exposures and outcomes. Recent work has focused on chronic health conditions, such as cancers and respiratory diseases.


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