Zupenda Davis

Dr. Davis is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) Program at La Salle University. She is also a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) and a certified Domestic Violence Advocate.

Dr. Davis received her BSPH from Rutgers University, her MPH from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) -School of Public Health and her DrPH from Drexel University School of Public Health.

Dr. Davis’s research interests include HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, urban health, men’s health and health and wellness. She is passionate about higher education, improving the health status and quality of life for vulnerable populations and advocating for underrepresented groups whose voices should be heard. She is a member of the American Public Health Association (APHA), Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABWHE), Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI), National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)-Delaware Valley Chapter, and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.

In 2013, Dr. Davis received the Red Ribbon “Community Leader” Award from the Penn Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board.