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Josephine Mhende

Research Coordinator II

MPH in Health Management & Policy, Georgia State University, 2016
B.S. in Public Policy & Management, Georgia State University, 2013


Josephine Mhende joined the Center for Leadership in Disability at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a Research Coordinator II in January 2017.

At the center, she serves as project manager for funded research projects where she works with principal investigators to conduct data management and analyses. Her contributions to these projects and programs include the selection of research designs and evaluation methods, as well as collaborating on the writing and submission of grant proposals. In this role, Josephine provides consultation, training, and technical assistance to the university and community stakeholders on a variety of topics (including research and evaluation) relevant to the center’s mission.

Her specific interests include positive behavior support, leadership and inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and maternal child health interventions.

Previously, she worked as a PC systems technician, supporting and troubleshooting computer systems for faculty and staff in the School of Public Health.