Marlene Joannie Bewa

Marlene Joannie Bewa
University of South Florida | USF · Department of Community and Family Health

M.D, MPH, CPH

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Introduction
Marlene Joannie Bewa is a public health physician and research assistant at the Florida Prevention and Research Center and the Chiles Center for Mothers and Babies, Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida. Joannie does research in Maternal and Child Health, Contraception, Reproductive health, Immigrant and Refugees Health, Colorectal cancer domestically and internationally.
Additional affiliations
August 2018 - present
University of South Florida
Position
  • Research Assistant
January 2017 - May 2017
University of South Florida
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
August 2018 - December 2021
University of South Florida
Field of study
  • Public Health
August 2016 - May 2018
University of South Florida
Field of study
  • Public Health
March 2016 - March 2016
University of Abomey-Calavi
Field of study
  • Medicine

Publications

Publications (10)
Article
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on political leadership around the world. Differences in how leaders address the pandemic through public messages have practical implications for building trust and an effective response within a country. Methods We analysed the speeches made by 20 heads of government around the world (Banglades...
Article
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Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Although preventable and curable through screening, early detection and treatment, a lack of health insurance is a major obstacle to receiving colorectal cancer screening (CRCS). Despite the Affordable Care Act (ACA) increasing access to health insurance...
Preprint
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on political leadership and decision-making around the world. Differences in how leaders address the pandemic through public messages have practical implications for building trust and an effective response within a country. Methods: We analyzed the public statements and speeches made by 20 head...
Article
There is an array of youth participatory approaches relevant to health equity efforts in community psychology, adolescent health, youth development, and education. While they share some commonalities, they also reflect important distinctions regarding key processes and intended level of impact. Here, we consider the following: (a) youth‐led partici...
Poster
Our research is a prospective observational research among cancer patients in Florida. We intend to research about patient-provider communication in general. As a preliminary study, we are focusing on cancer patients. Through a web-based mobile phone app accessible on participants cell phone or an onsite ipad, cancer patients and physicians will f...
Poster
Employment is a known barrier to breastfeeding, due in part to inadequate knowledge and support among childcare providers. Action 16 of the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding (2011) calls on childcare providers to accommodate the needs of breastfeeding families; in response, some states have implemented breastfeeding-friendly...

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Projects (2)
Project
A literature review on the Prevalence, Social determinants, Risks factors and Prevention of teenage pregnancy in the United States