Swati RaychowdhuryEducation

PhD, MPH, Indiana University Bloomington; BA, DePauw University

Research Interests

Cancer prevention; chronic disease prevention and control; HIV/AIDS research; human sexuality; sexually transmitted infections; drug and alcohol prevention research


Dr. Raychowdhury has been practicing in the field of Health Education and Behavior for 12 years. Since 2006, she has been assistant professor at the Jiann Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. She has been a faculty member of the College of Health Sciences at Walden University since 2010. Dr. Raychowdhury also serves as primary investigator for the Health Equity Project with rural African Americans funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and co-investigator for the HPV Vaccine Social Marketing Plan for Hispanics in Southeast Georgia. She is currently developing health promotion programs among underserved populations through several community-based participatory research projects to reduce health disparities in rural Georgia. Dr. Raychowdhury is a member of the American Public Health Association and the Society for Public Health Education.