Mary C Uzochukwu

Teaching Assistant Professor

Mary C Uzochukwu
College of Health & Human Sciences

School of Nursing

Noble Hall Room 206
Ph.D.Public Health / Walden University
M.S.Biology / North Carolina A&T State University
B.S.Food Administration / North Carolina A&T State University
OtherDietetic Technology / Southeast Community College


Dr. Marychristiana Ejindu Uzochukwu is a faculty in the School of Nursing (SON), College of Health and Human Sciences at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She holds a BS degree in Food and Nutrition, a MS degree in Biology, both from NC A&T State University, and a PhD degree in Public Health from Walden University. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®), a Certified Health Coach (CHC), and certified in Mental Health First Aid USA. She serves as facilitator of the SON’s Community Engaged Scholarship Interest Group (CEIG) at NC A &T State University).

Research Interests

Chronic diseases, specifically diabetes & obesity
Strategies to control food & waterborne illnesses in underserved areas (global focus)
Health Promotion with nutrition focus
Community-based participatory research
Classroom initiatives to improve teaching & learning

Recent Publications

  • Raymond Chimezie, Marychristiana Uzochukwu (2021). (Preventing Behavioral-Risks Incidence among School Children: The Role of School-Based Health Promotion Program). (8) 9, pp. 155-169. Journal of Biosciences and Medicine.
  • Marychristiana Uzochukwu (2018). (How African Immigrant Men Experience their Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Daily: Presentation of Key Findings and Recommendations for Further Research from a Previous Study). (4) 8, pp. 7-9. International Journal of Nursing Didactics.
  • Marychristiana Uzochukwu (2018). (Initial Reactions to the News about Ebola Virus in a Rural Community in Nigeria: Lessons Learned). (3) 8, pp. 21-23. International Journal of Nursing Didactics.
  • Marychristiana Uzochukwu (2018). (The Results of a Roundtable Discussion Involving Young Women in a Rural Community in Enugu State, Nigeria). (2/e4322) 5, pp. 9. Open Access Library Journal.