Ph.D., Walden University; M.B.A., MPH, Drexel University
Breast health and breast cancer; health disparities; cultural factors in health; program evaluation
Dr. Krishnamoorthy is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and an established researcher in the field of breast health, particularly relating to racial and cultural factors in disparities of cancer incidence. She spent much of her career as the director of public health programs at the Drexel University College of Medicine, where she helped develop, implement, and evaluate a grant funded program dedicated to the provision of free breast cancer education, screening, and treatment to uninsured women in Philadelphia. She is the author of the book Exploring Differences in Breast Cancer Prognostic Factors and has published several articles and editorials. She joined Walden’s faculty in 2007 and teaches public health courses, including Social, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in Public Health, as well as Health Promotion and Education Interventions in Diverse Populations.