Kofi Kondwani, Ph.D., M.S. 

Assistant Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Assistant Professor

Family Medicine
Location: National Center for Primary Care 246
Phone: 404-756-1478
E-mail: kkondwani@msm.edu


University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: Epidemiology

Maharishi International University
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Psychophysiology

Maharishi International University
Degree: Master of Science in Psychophysiology

Maharishi International University
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychophysiology

Board Certification

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation


Strelnick AH, Taylor VS, Williams B, Lee-Rey E, Herbert-Carter J, Fry-Johnson YW, Smith QT, Rust G, Kondwani K. Diversity in academic medicine no. 3 struggle for survival among leading diversity programs. Mt Sinai J Med. 2008 Dec 1;75(6):504-16. doi: 10.1002/msj.20081. PMID: 19021211

Nivet MA, Taylor VS, Butts GC, Strelnick AH, Herbert-Carter J, Fry-Johnson YW, Smith QT, Rust G, Kondwani K. Diversity in academic medicine no. 1 case for minority faculty development today. Mt Sinai J Med. 2008 Dec 1;75(6):491-8. doi: 10.1002/msj.20079. PMID: 19021210

Daley SP, Palermo AG, Nivet M, Soto-Greene ML, Taylor VS, Butts GC, Johnson J, Strelnick AH, Lee-Rey E, Williams B, Dorscher J, Lipscomb WD, McDowell S, Cornbill R, Mindt MR, Herbert-Carter J, Fry-Johnson YW, Smith QT, Rust G, Kondwani K.  Diversity in academic medicine no. 6 successful programs in minority faculty development: ingredients of success. Mt Sinai J Med. 2008 Dec 1;75(6):533-51. doi: 10.1002/msj.20084. PMID: 19021192

Rust G, Taylor V, Herbert-Carter J, Smith QT, Earles K, Kondwani K. The Morehouse Faculty Development Program: evolving methods and 10-year outcomes. Fam Med. 2006 Jan;38(1):43-9. PMID: 16378258

Rust G, Kondwani K, Martinez R, Dansie R, Wong W, Fry-Johnson Y, Woody Rdel M, Daniels EJ, Herbert-Carter J, Aponte L, Strothers H. A crash-course in cultural competence. Ethn Dis. 2006 Spring;16(2 Suppl 3):S3-29-36. PMID: 16774021

Kondwani KA, Lollis CM.  Is there a role for stress management in reducing hypertension in African Americans? Ethn Dis. 2001 Fall;11(4):788-92. Review. PMID: 11763303

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Honors and Awards

2007: Outstanding Faculty Award, MPH Students

2004: Outstanding Faculty Award, Masters of Public Health, Morehouse School of Medicine

2003: Martin Luther King, Jr., Collegium of Scholars, Morehouse College

2000:Teacher of the Year, Faculty Development Program, Morehouse School of Medicine