Dr. Emmanuela Ojukwu is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, School of Nursing. Her research focuses particularly on psychosocial and behavioral aspects of health promotion for marginalized populations, particularly African, Caribbean and Black women and youths. Dr. Ojukwu brings her research expertise from trainings and education received from clinical and academic institutions in the US, and has written and published articles in these areas. She is a manuscript reviewer for major journals related to HIV, nursing scholarship, public health among others. Her research expertise spans through quantitative, qualitative and mixed analytical research methods, including reviews, and concept analyses.