• ​​​​​​Position: Professor, Program DirectorJeff_Inungu_Headshot.jpg
  • Department: School of Health Sciences
  • Division:  Community Health Division - Master of Public Health
  • Campus Address: 2209 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-4476
  • Email: inung1j@cmich.edu
  • Courses:
    MPH 640 - Biostatistics
    MPH 644 – Rural Health
    MPH 655 – Program Planning and Evaluation
    MPH 670 – Methods in Public Health Research

  • Areas of Expertise:

    Epidemiology (HIV, Malaria)
    Global Health – Contraceptives, Water, and Hygiene
    Program Planning and Evaluation
    Survey design and data analyses (SPSS).

Degrees and Universities

M.D.: University of Kinshasa

Masters of Public Health (MPH): Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Med.

Dr.P.H.: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Med.

Research Areas

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (HIV and Malaria)
Health Inequities

Professional Organizations

American Public Health Association (APHA)
Global Health Council
Global Public Health
Population Association of America (PAA)


1. Articles

  1. Inungu JN, Tshiswaka D, Papenfuse D. (2017). Advances in HIV Prevention and Treatment: A Literature Review. Curr Res HIV 2017: CRHA-111.
  2. Inungu JN, Bender B, Gieber L (2017) Socio-Behavioral Challenges to HIV Vaccine Trials: Literature Review. Clin Res HIV/AIDS 4(1) : 1034. Available at https://www.jscimedcentral.com/HIV-AIDS/HIV-AIDS-4-1034.pdf
  3. Inungu J, Zinsou C. (2014) Evaluation of a social marketing intervention promoting the Use of Water-Treatment Product, Aquatab, in Benin, West Africa.
  4. Inungu J, Tou, Y. (2013). Factors associated with female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso. J Public health and Epidemiology 5(1), 20-28.
  5. Emina J, Kandala N, Inungu J and Ye Y (2011). Maternal Education and child nutritional status in the Democratic Republic of Congo. J Public health and Epidemiology 3, 576-592.
  6. Madise NJ, Ziraba AK, Inungu J, Khamadi SA et al. Are slum dwellers at heightened risk of HIV infection than other urban residents? Evidence from population-based HIV prevalence surveys in Kenya. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.04.003
  7. Inungu J, Lewis A, Mustafa Y, Wood J, O'Brien S. and Verdun D. (2011). HIV Testing among Adolescents and Youth in the United States: Update from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The Open AIDS Journal. 5, 80-85
  8. Inungu J., Mumford V., Younis M. and Langford S. (2009). HIV Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among College Students in the United States.  Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 32 (3), 154-161.
  9. Inungu J.; Mumford V.; Brookins-Fisher J.; MaloneBeach E.; Younis M.Z. (2009). HIV Testing Among Women in the United States. Public Administration & Management, 13 (3), 145-155
  10. Angera J.J.; Brookins-Fisher J.; Inungu J.N. (2008). An Investigation of Parent/Child Communication about Sexuality. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 3 (2), 165 – 181
  11. Djietror G., Inungu J. (2008). Spatial patterns and covariates of heart disease death rates in Michigan, 1998-2004. The Internet Journal of Health, 8, Number 1
  12. Dworkin MS, Buskin SE, Davidson AJ, Cohn DL, Morse A, Inungu J, Adams MR, McCombs SB, Jones JL, Moura H, Visvesvara G, Pieniazek NJ, Navin TR (2007). Prevalence of intestinal microsporidiosis in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected patients with diarrhea in major United States cities. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo.  Dec; 49(6):339-342.
  13. Inungu J. & Karl S. (2006). Understanding the Scourge of HIV in Sub-Sharan Africa. MedGenMed.8(4) :30
  14. Wotring L., Montgomery J., Mokotoff E., Inungu J. et al. Pregnancy and other Factors Associated with Higher CD4+T cell counts at HIV Diagnosis in Southeast Michigan, 1992-1002. MedGenMed. 2005 Mar 15 ; 7(1) :1.
  15. Inungu J, MaloneBeach E, Betts J. Male Circumcision in Africa and HIV Infection. AIDS Read. 2005 ; 15 (3) : 130-131, 135, and 138.
  16. Inungu J, Quist-Adade C, MaloneBeach E, et al. Shift in the Reasons Adults Seek HIV Testing in the USA. AIDS Read. 2005 ; 15(1) :35-38, 42.
  17. MaloneBeach E., Inungu J, Skeel R. African American Women: A legacy of Caregiving.  Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 2004 ; 23 :1-19.
  18. Ode, Joshua J. ; Parr, Richard B. FACSM ; Hornak, James E. ; Inungu, Jeff N. (2004). The Long-Term Effects of Diet and Exercise on Body Composition in Overweight Subjects. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 36(5) Supplement: S140-S141
  19. Inungu J, MaloneBeach E., Skeel R. Challenges Facing Health Professionals Caring for HIV-infected Drug Users. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2003 ; 17(7) : 333-43.
  20. Inungu J. Potential Barriers to Seeking HIV testing among Adults in the US. AIDS Patient Care & STDs. 2002 ; 16(6) : 293-9.
  21. Inungu, J. Seroprevalence Approach to Fighting HIV/AIDS (SAFE): New Suggestions. American Public Health Association. 2002 ; 3 : 92.
  22. Inungu J, Fox Melendez M, Pratt M. J. AIDS-related primary Lymphoma of the Brain    Among HIV-Patients in Michigan. AIDS Patient Care & STDs. 2002 ; 16 :1-6.
  23. Inungu J, Mokotoff E., Kent J. HIV Infection and Persons Age 50 and Older in Michigan. AIDS Patient Care & STDs. 2001 ; 15 :567-573.
  24. Inungu J, Morse A., Gordon C. Risk factors, Seasonality and Trends of Cryptosporidiosis among HIV-Infected Patients in New Orleans. Am J Trop Med & Hygiene. 2000 ; 62 :384-387.
  25. Dancescu P, Inungu J, Tuffuor E. An Indicator of the Participation of Children in Manual Labour. Tropical Doctor, 1999 ; 4 :98.
  26. Inungu J, Morse A, Gordon C. Neurosyphilis among HIV-Infected Patients in New Orleans. Journal of Infectious Disease. 1998 ; 178 :1229.
  27. Addy E., Inungu J., Mensah J. Prevalence of Smoking in Kumasi Metropolitan Area. Journal of the University of Science & Technology. 1996 ; 16 : 73-76.
  28. Inungu, JN. Prevalence of Malnutrition among School Children in Ejisu-Juaben District, Ashanti Region in Ghana. Afr J Health Sci. 1995 ; 2 :385-387.
2. Book chapters

  1.  Inungu, J. (2010). Overview of the Health System in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In J. A. Johnson & C.H. Stoskopf (Eds.), Comparative health systems: Global perspectives (1st Ed). Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  2. Inungu, J and Famoye F (2006). Statistics for Biological and Health Science. First edition. Dubuque : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
  3. J. Inungu, E.M. Beach, and R. Skeel (2005). Challenges Facing Health Professionals Caring for HIV-Infected Drug Users. In Laurence J, Medication Adherence in HIV / AIDS. New York: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers.
  4. Inungu, J (2004). Bioterrorism agents. In James A. Johnson, Gerald R. Ledlow, Mark A. Cwiek (Eds): Community Preparedness and Response to Terrorism. New York : Praeger Perspectives Series.