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Udensi Udensi
Title Research Associate
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Degree PhD, MPH, MB(ASCP)cm
Institution Jackson State University
Department Public Policy and Administration
Clusters Cancer
Genes and Environmental Health/Toxicology
HIV/AIDS
Informatics
Infectious and Immunological Diseases
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Department of Public Policy & Administration
College of Public Service Jackson State University
101 West Capitol St.
City Jackson
State MS
Postal Code 39201
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Title Research Associate
Institution Jackson State University
Department RCMI_CEH

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  Research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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2018HEAD START CONNECTS: INDIVIDUALIZING AND CONNECTS FAMILIES TO FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICESHHSP233201500059I/HHSP233201500059I
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2018 EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION LEADERSHIP STUDY (EXCELS)HHSP233201500035I / HHSP23337038T
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2018WHAT WORKS CLEARINGHOUSE OF PROVEN AND PROMISING APPROACHES TO MOVE WELFARE RECIPIENTS TO WORKHHSP233201500035I_HHSP23337034T
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2018RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN HUMAN SERVICES ANALYSIS EXECUTION PROJECTHHSP233201500064I_HHSP23337020T
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2018ASSESSING MODELS OF COORDINATED SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIESHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337028T
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2018CHILD CARE INTERSTATE BACKGROUND CHECKS (CC-IBACS)HHSP233201500045I
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2018MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION, LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP 2 (MIHOPE-LT2)HHSP233201500059I/ HHSP23337010T
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2017EXPLORING THE RELATION BETWEEN POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT AND LANGUAGE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS.90YR0101-01
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2017ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS EXPOSED TO MALTREATMENT: EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF AN INTEGRATED EARLY HEAD START & CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM90YR0102-01
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2017LEVERAGING HOME LANGUAGES TO PROMOTE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING90YR0103-01
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2017A STRENGTHS-BASED APPROACH TO EXAMINING SUPPORTS FOR SELF-REGULATION SKILLS OF LATINO CHILDREN RAISED IN POVERTY90YR0104-01
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2017OBSERVING SELF-REGULATION IN CONTEXT IN HEAD START CLASSROOMS AND DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS SCHOOL READINESS90YR0105-01
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2017IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCIES FOR TEACHERS AND CAREGIVERS SERVING INFANTS AND TODDLERSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337021T
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2017ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING OF COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS IN HOME VISITING (AMC-HV)HHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337002T
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2017CHILD MALTREATMENT INCIDENCE DATA LINKAGES (CMI DATA LINKAGES)HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337022T
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2017EVIDENCE BUILDING IN TANF: ADVANCING INNOVATIONS TO PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALSHHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337006T
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2017HEAD START FAMILY AND CHILD EXPERIENCES SURVEY (FACES) 2019HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337024T
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2016TWO-GENERATION APPROACHES TO IMPROVING FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCYHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337003T
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2016BUILDING CAPACITY TO EVALUATE INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS WITH CHILD WELFARE INVOLVEMENT AT-RISK OF HOMELESSNESS: PHASE IIHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337013T
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2016PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOOLS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF INFANT AND TODDLER CAREHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337007T
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2016ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE: HOME VISITING EVIDENCE OF EFFECTIVENESSGS-10F-0050L/HHSP233201500115G
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2016TRIBAL HOME VISITING EVALUATION INSTITUTEGS-10F-0204K/HHSP233201500114G
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2016FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY DATA CENTER90PD0272-04
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2016EVALUATION OF GOAL-DIRECTED PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL AND EMPLOYER COACHING IN HEALTH PROFESSION OPPORTUNITY DEVELOPMENT90HG1003-01
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2016CULTURE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING PROJECT: A BREAKTHROUGH SERIES COLLABORATIVE FOR IMPROVING CHILD CARE AND HEAD START QUALITYHHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337001T
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2016DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE CHILD WELFARE POPULATIONHHSP23320150039I/HHSP23337011T
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2016EVALUATION OF COACHING-FOCUSED INTERVENTIONS FOR HARD-TO-EMPLOY TANF CLIENTS AND OTHER LOW-INCOME POPULATIONSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337018T
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2016EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE PROGRAMHHSP233201500039I/ HHSP23337007T
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2016MULTI-SITE IMPLEMENTATION EVALUATION OF TRIBAL HOME VISITING (MUSE)HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337004T
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2016VARIATIONS IN IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY INTERVENTIONS: EXAMINING THE QUALITY-CHILD OUTCOMES RELATIONSHIP IN CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION (VIQI)HHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337002T
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2016DESIGN OPTIONS FOR HOME VISITING EVALUATION (DOHVE) 2.0HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337002T
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2016ADVANCING WELFARE AND FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY RESEARCH PROJECT (FOLLOW-ON) HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337017T
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2016HPOG UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS 2.0 RESEARCH SUPPORTHHSP233201500071I/HHSP23337011T
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2015THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF PUBLICLY-FUNDED CENTER-BASED CHILD CARE: 1990 AND 2012.90YE0165-01
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2015SUBSIDY UTILIZATION AND IMPACT ON EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION OF LOW-INCOME CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS90YE0166-01
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2015PROMOTING SOCIAL COMPETENCE IN ECE: PREDICTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR FROM EARLY EXPERIENCES IN CHILD CARE AND FAMILIES90YE0168-01
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2015THE IMPACT OF EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION IN CHILD NUTRITION, SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR AND OBESITY BY KINDERGARTEN90YE0170-01
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2015HOW PARENTAL PREFERENCES AND SUBSIDY RECEIPT SHAPE IMMIGRANT FAMILIES? CHILD CARE CHOICES90YE0171-01
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2015SUPPORTING LOW-INCOME FAMILIES: STATE VARIATIONS IN CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES AND TANF POLICIES AND CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENTAL ECOLOGIES90YE0173-01
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2015MITIGATING SUSCEPTIBILITY WITH THE CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT FUND: USING FOUR LARGE DATA SETS TO CLASSIFY RISK PROFILES AND RISK TRANSMISSION BY MODIFIABLE FACTORS90YE0175-01
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2015ARE HIGHER SUBSIDY PAYMENT RATES AND PROVIDER-FRIENDLY PAYMENT POLICIES ASSOCIATED WITH CHILD CARE QUALITY?90YE0177-01
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2015CHILD CARE FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT: UNDERSTANDING LONGITUDINAL PATHWAYS TO CHILDREN?S SCHOOL READINESS90YE0178-01
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2015CONSTELLATIONS OF SUPPORT: TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEAD START AND CHILD OUTCOMES90YE0179-01
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2015SUHMRE: SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS: UPDATES TO HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION PROGRAMMINGHHSP233201500064I/HHSP23337001T
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2014ASSESSING THE COST AND IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH QUALITY EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION (ACIHQECE)HHSP23320095642WC-01
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2014INTERMEDIATE OUTCOMES OF CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAMSHHSP233200956WC-01
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2014CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND (CCDF) POLICIES DATABASE PROJECTHHSP23320095654WC-01
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2014EVALUATION OF DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTSHHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014HOMELESS FAMILIES RESEARCH BRIEFSHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014RESPONDING TO INTIMATE VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIP PROGRAMS (RIVIR)HHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014UNDERSTANDING THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN TANF AND REFUGEE CASH ASSISTANCE SERVICESHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014IMPROVING CHILDREN?S WELL-BEING: IDENTIFYING MECHANISMS AND TIMING OF FAMILY STRENGTHENING PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES THROUGH DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODELING90PD0285-01
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2013MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION (MIHOPE)HHSP23337003T-03
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2013STUDY OF EMPLOYMENT AND ADVANCEMENT OF RACIAL, ETHNIC AND LINGUISTIC MINORITIES90PH0021-02
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2013CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION POLICY AND RESEARCH ANALYSES (CCEEPRA)HHSP23320095631WC-01
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2013EARLY HEAD START-CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIPS STUDYHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING EVIDENCE REVIEWHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013MATERNAL, INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING EVALUATION (MIHOPE) IIHHSP23320095644WC-01
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2013JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE EVALUATIONHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2013CHILD CARE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA ANALYSIS90YE0148-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0073-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0075-01
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2013HUMAN SERVICES RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS: PUERTO RICO 90YR0072-01

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1. Tchounwou PB, Yedjou CG, Udensi UK, Pacurari M, Stevens JJ, Patlolla AK, Noubissi F, Kumar S. State of the science review of the health effects of inorganic arsenic: Perspectives for future research. Environ Toxicol. 2019 Feb; 34(2):188-202.
2. Udensi UK, Tchounwou PB. Potassium Homeostasis, Oxidative Stress, and Human Disease. Int J Clin Exp Physiol. 2017; 4(3):111-122.
3. Udensi UK, Tchounwou PB. Oxidative stress in prostate hyperplasia and carcinogenesis. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2016 09 08; 35(1):139.
4. Isokpehi RD, Wollenberg Valero KC, Graham BE, Pacurari M, Sims JN, Udensi UK, Ndebele K. Secondary Data Analytics of Aquaporin Expression Levels in Glioblastoma Stem-Like Cells. Cancer Inform. 2015; 14:95-103.
5. Udensi UK, Tchounwou PB. Dual effect of oxidative stress on leukemia cancer induction and treatment. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Dec 18; 33:106.
6. Isokpehi RD, Udensi UK, Simmons SS, Hollman AL, Cain AE, Olofinsae SA, Hassan OA, Kashim ZA, Enejoh OA, Fasesan DE, Nashiru O. Evaluative profiling of arsenic sensing and regulatory systems in the human microbiome project genomes. Microbiol Insights. 2014; 7:25-34.
7. Udensi UK, Tackett AJ, Byrum S, Avaritt NL, Sengupta D, Moreland LW, Tchounwou PB, Isokpehi RD. Proteomics-Based Identification of Differentially Abundant Proteins from Human Keratinocytes Exposed to Arsenic Trioxide. J Proteomics Bioinform. 2014 Jul; 7(7):166-178.
8. Kaminsky RG, Ault SK, Castillo P, Serrano K, Troya G. High prevalence of soil-transmitted helminths in Southern Belize-highlighting opportunity for control interventions. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2014 May; 4(5):345-53.
9. Isokpehi RD, Udensi UK, Anyanwu MN, Mbah AN, Johnson MO, Edusei K, Bauer MA, Hall RA, Awofolu OR. Knowledge building insights on biomarkers of arsenic toxicity to keratinocytes and melanocytes. Biomark Insights. 2012; 7:127-41.
10. Udensi UK, Fagbenro-Beyioku AF. Effect of ivermectin on Trypanosoma brucei brucei in experimentally infected mice. J Vector Borne Dis. 2012 Sep; 49(3):143-50.
11. Udensi UK, Graham-Evans BE, Rogers C, Isokpehi RD. Cytotoxicity patterns of arsenic trioxide exposure on HaCaT keratinocytes. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2011; 4:183-90.
12. Simmons SS, Isokpehi RD, Brown SD, McAllister DL, Hall CC, McDuffy WM, Medley TL, Udensi UK, Rajnarayanan RV, Ayensu WK, Cohly HH. Functional Annotation Analytics of Rhodopseudomonas palustris Genomes. Bioinform Biol Insights. 2011; 5:115-29.
13. Isokpehi RD, Mahmud O, Mbah AN, Simmons SS, Avelar L, Rajnarayanan RV, Udensi UK, Ayensu WK, Cohly HH, Brown SD, Dates CR, Hentz SD, Hughes SJ, Smith-McInnis DR, Patterson CO, Sims JN, Turner KT, Williams BS, Johnson MO, Adubi T, Mbuh JV, Anumudu CI, Adeoye GO, Thomas BN, Nashiru O, Oliveira G. Developmental Regulation of Genes Encoding Universal Stress Proteins in Schistosoma mansoni. Gene Regul Syst Bio. 2011; 5:61-74.
14. Udensi UK, Cohly HH, Graham-Evans BE, Ndebele K, Garcia-Reyero N, Nanduri B, Tchounwou PB, Isokpehi RD. Erratum for "Aberrantly Expressed Genes in HaCaT Keratinocytes Chronically Exposed to Arsenic Trioxide". Biomark Insights. 2011; 6:95.
15. Udensi UK, Cohly HH, Graham-Evans BE, Ndebele K, Garcia-Reyero N, Nanduri B, Tchounwou PB, Isokpehi RD. Aberrantly Expressed Genes in HaCaT Keratinocytes Chronically Exposed to Arsenic Trioxide. Biomark Insights. 2011 Feb 08; 6:7-16.
16. Isokpehi RD, Cohly HH, Anyanwu MN, Rajnarayanan RV, Tchounwou PB, Udensi UK, Graham-Evans BE. Candidate single nucleotide polymorphism markers for arsenic responsiveness of protein targets. Bioinform Biol Insights. 2010 Oct 11; 4:99-111.

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1. Enwurum, C.A., Idigbe, E.O., Ezeobi, V.V., Oparaugo, Udensi, K.U, Kalu, I, Onyewuche, Ibiam, J. Comparative study on specific and early detection of pulmonary Mycobacterium complex using smear and culture method and serological pathozyme EIA kits (by Omega Diagnostics. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. 2004; 5(2):182-188.
2. Enwuru, C.A., Ezeobi, N.V., Ogungbemi J.O., Udensi K.U. and Idigbe, E.O. Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) Case Detection Rate using Smears Made from Sputa, Directly After Concentration and Culture Isolation for AFB. Nigeria Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2004; 14(1):8-10.

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1. Tchounwou PB, Udensi UK, Isokpehi RD, Yedjou CG, and Kumar S. . Handbook of Arsenic Toxicology, Ed. Flora SJS. Arsenic and Cancer (Chapter 23). 2015; 533-549.

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