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Usonwanne Okonkwo

Student Research Assistant
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research


Usonwanne Okonkwo (B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a Minor in Psychology from Florida Southern College) is a student research assistant at the Center for Population Behavioral Health, where she works with Dr. Ashley Grosso. Usonwanne is currently pursuing a Master’s in Global Public Health at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Her current focus is on the analysis of the relationship between drug use and underage initiation of selling sex among female sex workers in sub-Saharan Africa.