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Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah

Clinical Assistant Professor    

Certificate in Data Use for Program Managers, USAID and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health, 2011
Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation, MEASURE and USAID Evaluation, 2011
Ph.D. in International Affairs and Development, Clark Atlanta University, 2007
Certificate in Training and Development, Institute of Personnel and Development, Aarhus, Denmark, 1995
MA in International Affairs, The University of Ghana, 1992
BA in Sociology, The University of Ghana, 1990


Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah is a clinical assistant professor in the Undergraduate Program at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. She teaches Introduction to Chronic and Infectious Diseases, Health Equity and Disparities: Urban and Global Health Challenges, and Introduction to Program Implementation and Evaluation. Dr. Armstrong-Mensah previously taught Global Health to students enrolled in the Schools Master of Public Health Program.

Dr. Armstrong-Mensah was recently a Health Scientist and ORISE Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Center for Global Health and National Center for Environmental Health, respectively. She was also a part-time Instructor at Emory University where she taught undergraduate students in the School of Human Health, Essentials of Global Health for a semester. Prior to that, she was Assistant Professor, Global Health Track Coordinator and Subject Matter Expert at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Georgia. At Morehouse School of Medicine, she taught global health to first and second year MPH students and worked with the Prevention Research Center first as program Manager on an HIV/AIDS project and later as an evaluator with the evaluation team.

Dr. Armstrong-Mensah also worked as the National Program Officer with the United Nations World Food Program in Ghana where she established an HIV/AIDS project and was responsible for Girls Education and Supplementary Feeding Projects in five regions and 44 districts in Ghana. In Ghana, Dr. Armstrong-Mensah also consulted on water and sanitation issues for the World Bank, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Dr. Armstrong-Mensah has extensive experience in global health, water and sanitation, gender issues, project management, evaluation, capacity building, and instructional material design. She is the author of a just published global health text book (Lecture Notes: Global Health Issues, Challenges, and Global Action) published by Wiley & Sons. Her research interests include gender issues, maternal and child health, and program evaluation.

Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah’s CV