Forgive Avorgbedor

Forgive Avorgbedor


Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: 366Q Nursing and Instructional Building
Telephone: 336-334-5111


PhD – Duke University, 2017
BSN – University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2012

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Avorgbedor's research focuses on cardiometabolic health of reproductive women, pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and women with recent pregnancy complications, as well as interventions, to promote healthy pregnancy and infant outcomes. Dr. Avorgbedor's interdisciplinary research explores the impact of biological factors, physical and built environment, including social determinants of health and health outcomes of reproductive women and infants. She has expertise in biosocial, longitudinal cohorts, and clinical intervention research methods.

Graduate faculty status: Full member, can serve on doctoral committees or DNP Projects

Areas of Research Interest

Women's health
Health disparities
Cardiovascular diseases and intervention