Director and Professor Health Sciences
Dr. La Vonne A. Downey is the Program director and a professor of Health Sciences at Roosevelt University. She has authored or co-authored 120 articles, with over 1122 citations, hindex 19, 10-index 22 on a range of topics. Her research focus is on identifying and solving health care issues, the underserved, health policy, and global health. She teaches a range of classes including: Public Health, Medical Ethics, Health Economic, Health Policy, and Global Health. She is currently a member of several medical journal editorial boards and a reviewer for various medical and public health journals. She is also an advocate for ONE.org, UNICEF and the UNA.
She has degrees and or certificates from: Lancaster University UK, Syracuse University, University of IL, Harvard School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
I also do advocacy work on global health for UNICEF, ONE.org, Shot@Life and the United Nations.