Prof. Elizabeth Afriyie
ABD/EDD – Healthcare Education & Gerontology
ABD/PhD – General Psychology & Health concentration
M.A – General Psychology with Health concentration
M.Ad.Ed – Adult Education & Health Psychology
B.S – Education & Social Psychology
Prof. Afriyie’s research interest is biopsychosocial aspects of chronic and infectious diseases; how and why different groups of people experience higher incidence and
mortality rates than others. Currently, she is conducting two researches (1) Prostate cancer and minority men and (2) Biopsychosocial Factors of Wife Caregiving – proudly
supported by Us Too International Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network.
Prof. Afriyie, a former academic advisor for East-West University, has taught at the university for the past 6 years. She is a member of American Psychological Association (APA) and is professionally affiliated with International Council On education for Teaching (ICET).