Dayna S. Alexander, DRPH, MSPH, MCHES


Dayna S. Alexander

Dr. Alexander serves as an Adjunct Professor of Health & Human Performance at Concordia University, Chicago. Currently, she is a Health Scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her Doctor of Public Health in Community Health Behavior and Education from Georgia Southern University.

She completed a Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the CDC. Dr. Alexander has over 13 years’ of experience successfully designing, implementing, and evaluating interventions in rural and urban settings using community-based participatory research and culturally responsive and equitable evaluation principles. Her research and evaluation interests include health disparities with an emphasis on social support, chronic and infectious disease prevention and management, and patient-provider communication and health education.


DrPH, Georgia Southern University (2014)
MSPH, University of North Carolina, Charlotte (2010)
Bs, University of North Carolina, Charlotte (2006)

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