Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | Program Officer | United States
Chinwe Onyekere, M.P.H., is a program officer on the Pioneer Portfolio and Childhood Obesity Team at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Before joining RWJF in June 2002, she was a researcher for a joint Harvard Medical School and Weill Medical College of Cornell University project, "Cultural Competence in Health Care." For this project, she investigated the emerging frameworks of and practical approaches to cultural competence.
Ms.Onyekere also has research and program experience in health care disparities, pediatric chronic care issues, social determinates of health, and international health. She has worked on projects with the Office of Research on Women's Health at the National Institutes of Health, Management Sciences for Health, and Children's Hospital in Boston.
Ms.Onyekere received a master's degree in public health from Columbia University, Division of Sociomedical Sciences, and a B.A. in political science from Wellesley College in Massachusetts.