Phoebe Butler Ajibade

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentHuman Performance and Leisure Studies



OfficeCorbett Sports Center
Room: 202

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Phoebe Butler Ajibade


EDD: Higher Education Administration, The George Washington University, 2002

MS: Community Health, Old Dominion University, 1989

BS: Community Health, Radford University, 1983

Research Interests


Recent Publications

Webb,  Jennifer  Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2014).  Considering an affect regulation framework for examining the association between body dissatisfaction and positive body image in Black older adolescent females.  ( 4,  11,  pp. 426-437).   Body Image.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2013).  Behavioral School Health: Diagnoses.  In Wiley and Cory,  Encyclopedia of School Health    Sage Publications.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2013).  School Nutrition: Vending Machines.  In Wiley and Cory,  Encyclopedia of School Health    Sage Publications.

Webb,  Jennifer  Ajibade,  Phoebe  Robinson,  Seronda  Shaniqua,  Lee  ( 2013).  Weight-gain misperceptions and the third-person effect in Black and White college-bound females: Potential implications for healthy weight management.  In Elviser  ( 3,  14,  pp. 245 - 248).   Eating Behaviors.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  Booth,  William  Burwell,  Cynthia  ( 2012).  Partnering with the black church: recipe for promoting heart health in the stroke belt..  ( 2,  23,  pp. 34 - 37).   The ABNF Journal : Official Journal of the Association of Black Nursing Faculty in Higher Education, Inc.

Robinson,  Seronda  Webb,  Jennifer  Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2012).  Body Image and Modifiable Weight Control Behaviors Among Black Females: A Review of the Literature.  ( 2,  20,  pp. 241 - 252).   Obesity.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2011).  Health Practices of Male Fitness Majors.  ( 2,  45,  pp. 12 - 15).   NCAAHPERD Journal.

Stanziano,  Damian  Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2011).  Differences in Health-Related Behaviors and Body Mass Index Risk Categories in African American Women in College.  ( 1,  103,  pp. 4 - 8).   Journal of the National Medical Association.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2011).  Physical activity patterns by campus housing status among African American female college students.  ( 4,  42,  pp. 548 - 560).   Journal of Black Studies/Sage Publications.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  ( 2010).  Health risk behaviors of black male college students: seat belt use, smoking, and obesity status..  ( 4,  21,  pp. 85 - 89).   Association of Black Nursing Faculty Journal.

Emejuaiwe, MD, MPH,  Nkechinyere   The role of knowledge and perception in optimizing vaccination against influenza and pertussis among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Forsyth County, NC..  In North Carolina Medical Association    North Carolina Medical Journal.

Ajibade,  Phoebe  Psychological distress ratings and correlates among African American women in a physical activity study.    Journal of the National Medical Association.