Dr. Ndidiamaka Nneoma Amutah

(Health Fellows & Scholars)
Montclair, New Jersey
United States

Focus Areas

Healthcare Provider
Maternal & Child Health
Racial Equity & Healing
African-American / Black Communities
Racial Equity & Healing
Social Justice
Gender-Based Violence
Youth Development
Youth Development


Ndidiamaka N.Amutah, KHSP 2010-2012, received her PhD in Public Health with a focus on Maternal and Child Health at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health in 2010. She received her Masters in Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services in Maternal and Child Health in 2005 and her B.S. in Public Health from Rutgers, The State University of NJ. Originally from Trenton NJ. Ndidi has a long standing commitment to public health and health disparities that spans over 10 years of experience. Her current research interests include reproductive health, infant mortality and HIV/AIDS in ethnic minority populations. Ndidi is a member of the American Public Health Association and is a councilor in the Maternal and Child Health section. Additionally, Ndidi is on the Board of Trustees for The Women’s Collective, and is an active member of Delta Omega, Omega chapter Public Health Honor Society. Ndidi is also the president of the Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues. Ndidi is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Montclair State University. In this capacity her research focuses on adverse birth outcomes for women of color, HIV/AIDS and women of color in an urban context, and community based participatory research.