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Debbie Mohammed | Assistant Professor

“Students need to be focused and consistent in their completion of assignments.”

Degrees Held:

  • DrPH – Rutgers University, 2015
  • MPH – Rutgers University, 2007
  • MS – Rutgers University, 2000
  • BSN – Kean University, 1996

Career Highlights:

I have been a nurse practitioner for 20 years and provide care to patients living with HIV.


  • Mohammed DY, Koumoulous L, Martin E, Slim, J. (Forthcoming). A retrospective Review of Trends in Receipt of Medical Care and Viral Suppression, Peter Ho Clinic, 2013-2017.
  • Martin EG, Cornett J, Mohammed DY, Salaru G. (Forthcoming). Rapid testing algorithm performance in a low prevalence environment.
  • Mohammed, D.Y., Martin, E., Brewer, R., Slim, J. (2019). Same-Day Medical Visit Increases Viral Suppression, Peter Ho Memorial Clinic, 2014-2015 and 2016-2017. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care, 2019 May-Jun;30(3):292-300. doi: 10.1097/JNC.0000000000000052.
  • Mohammed DY, Shukla P, Babayants Y, Sison R, Slim J. Increased Proportions of HIV-infected Women met Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline in an Inner-City Clinic, 2016. Int J Women's Health. 2018 Feb 16; 10:83-87. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S153003.
  • Mohammed DY, Davidow A, Martin E, Ibrahim A, Paul S, Ryan J, Bolden B. Effect of a Rapid Test Algorithm on Linkage to Medical Care and Viral Suppression among New Jersey Residents, 2007-2015. Sex Transm Dis. 2018 Jul;45(7):476-481. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000776.
  • Gabster A, Mohammed DY, Arteaga GB, et al. Correlates of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Adolescents Attending Public High Schools, Panama, 2015. PLoS ONE 2016; 11(9): e0163391. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163391
  • Mohammed DY, Martin E, Sadashige C, Jake M, Paul S. An anonymous unlinked sero-prevalence survey of HIVHCV in an urban Emergency Department. Journal of Clinical Virology 2013; Volume 58, Supplement 1, e19-e23,
  • Martin EG, Salaru G, Mohammed D, Coombs RW, Paul SM, Cadoff EM. Finding those at risk: Acute HIV infection in Newark, NJ. Journal of Clinical Virology 2013; Volume 58, Supplement 1, e24-e28,
  • McLaren PJ, Ripke S, Pelak K et al. and the International HIV Controllers Study (Member). Fine-mapping classical HLA variation associated with durable host control of HIV-1 infection in African Americans. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Oct 1;21(19):4334-47. Jul17.
  • McLaren PJ, Ripke S, Pelak K et al and the International HIV Controllers Study. The Major Genetic Determinants of HIV-1 Control Affect HLA Class I Peptide Presentation. The International HIV Controllers Study (Member). Science 330 (6010), 1551-1557.

In which online degree program do you teach?

  • Which classes do you teach online?

    Role of the APN, Health Indicators

  • What do you want students to take away from your courses?

    The understanding of content and the ability to translate content into practice.

  • Why did you start teaching?

    To transmit knowledge and experiences.

  • What advice would you give to those considering this online program?

    Students need to be focused and consistent in their completion of assignments.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the area in which you teach?

    A commitment to improving healthcare for individuals and the community.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

    Brokering administrative decisions to maintain quality of care.

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