Department of Social and Behavioral Health
Virginia Common wealth University
United States of America
POSTGRADUATE 2002-2004 Postdoctoral Behavioral Cancer Prevention and Control, NIH/NCI Cancer Prevention and Control Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University/Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, PI: Laura Siminoff, Ph.D. GRADUATE 1998-2002 Ph.D., Social Welfare Policy, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Dissertation: Evaluating the impact of voicemail use and bulletin board participation on use of substance abuse treatment services. Advisor: Wally Gingerich, Ph.D.UNDERGRADUATE 1984-1985 Honors, Social Work, University of Western Cape, South Africa 1980-1983 B.A., Psychology, University of Western Cape, South Africa
Cancer prevention, health disparities, health promotion, ethics, community engagement, global health, capacity building, community researchers.
Mosavel, M., Ahmed, R., Ports, K. A., & Simon, C. (In press). South African, urban youth narratives: Resilience within community. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth.
Ports, K. A. , Rameshbabu, A., & Reddy, D. M. (In press). Cervical Cancer Prevention in Malawi: A Qualitative Study of Women’s Perspectives. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives.
Ports, K. A., & Reddy, D. M., Rameshbabu, A. (In press). Barriers and Facilitators to HPV Vaccination: Perspectives from Malawian Women. Women and Health.