Tabia Henry Akintobi, Ph.D., M.P.H. 

Associate Professor

Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Director & Associate Dean

Prevention Research Center & Community Engagement
Location: Buggy Works Bldg 100-A Suite 200
Phone: 404-752-1144
E-mail: takintobi@msm.edu

Education

GRADUATE:
University of South Florida College of Public Health
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

University of South Florida College of Public Health
Degree: Master of Public Health

Research Interests

Community-based Participatory Research

Translational Research and Practice

Evaluation

Maternal and Child Health

Specialties

Social and behavioral sciences

Community and family health

Publications

McAllister, C., Hoffman, L., Akintobi, T., Eppinger, M., Newton, B. (2014). Promoting Oral Health and Community-Based Participatory Research: The Minority Oral Health and Dental Access Program (MOHDAP). 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition 2014.

McAllister, C., Hoffman, L., Akintobi, T., Eppinger, M., Newton, B. (2014). Advocating for the Importance of Oral Health in the Underserved Community: The Minority Oral Health and Dental Access Program (MOHDAP). 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition 2014.

Henry Akintobi,
T., Dawood, N., & Blumenthal, D (2014). An Academic-Public Health Department Partnership for Education, Research, Practice and Governance. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 20(3), 310-314. PMID:24667192

Rogers, K, Akintobi, T., Thompson, W., Escoffery, C, Evans, D., & Kegler, M. (2014). A model for strengthening collaborative research capacity: Illustrations from the Atlanta Clinical Translational Science Institute. Health Education and Behavior, 5; 41(3):267-274.  PMID:24311741

Henry Akintobi, T., Goodin, L., & Hoffman, L. (2013). Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center: collaborating with neighborhoods to develop community-based participatory approaches to address health disparities in Metropolitan Atlanta. Atlanta Medicine: Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta, 84(2), 14-17.

Wingfield, J.H., Henry Akintobi, T., Jacobs, D., Ford, M.E. (2012). The SUCCEED Legacy Grant Program: Enhancing Community Capacity to Implement Evidence-Based Interventions in Breast and Cervical Cancer. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 23(2), 62-76.

Henry Akintobi, T., Yancey, E., Mayberry, R., Daniels, P., Jacobs, D., & Berry, J. (2012) Using evaluability assessment and valuation capacity building to strengthen community-based HIV/AIDS prevention  initiatives in the South. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 23(2), 33-48. PMID:22643553

Akintobi, T.H., Trotter, J.C., Evans, D., Johnson, T., Laster, N., Jacobs, D., & King, T. (2011). Applications in Bridging the Gap: A Community-Campus Partnership to Address Sexual Health Disparities Among African-American Youth in the South. Journal of Community Health, 36, 486-494. 

Henry Akintobi, T., Braithwaite, R., & Dodds, A. (2014, in press). Residential segregation-trends and implications for conducting effective community-based research to address ethnic health disparities. In Hall, H., Cole-Robinson, C., & Kohi, A. (Eds.), Shifting Demographics: A Cross-disciplinary Look at Race and Class in 21st Century America. New York: NY: Peter Lang Publishing PMID: 21107895 


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Honors and Awards

2014:  Morehouse School of Medicine Masters of Public Health Research Faculty Award

2014: Morehouse School of Medicine Masters of Public Health Program Teacher of the Year Award

2013: Association of American Medical Colleges Mid-Career Women’s Seminar and Professional Development Invitee

2009-2007: National Institutes of Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program Award

2005: Graduate Education Opportunity Grant. Florida State University System

2001: Student Honorary Award for Research and Practice. University of South Florida