Hope King

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Master of Public Health (MPH)

Dr. King received her PhD in Health Education and Health Promotion from the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2013. She joined Walden University in 2014 as contributing faculty member in the College of Health Sciences. Her background includes over 24 years of work experience in viral hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, public health preparedness, and environmental health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Courses Taught

PUBH 6475 - Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

PUBH 6030 - Socio-ecological Perspectives on Health


PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233

MS, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350

BA, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697

Public Service

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, Member - Atlanta

Awards / Honors

US DHHS, Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service, , 2005

US DHHS, Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service, , 2002


Weiser, J., Perez, A., Bradley, ., King, H., Shouse, . (2018). Low Prevalence of Hepatitis B Vaccination Among Patients Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection in the United States, 2009 to 2012. Ann Intern Med 2017

Demenke, H., Johnson, A., Wu, B., Nwangwu‑Ik, N., King, H., Dean, H. (2018). Differences between U.S.-born and non-U.S.–born black adults reported with diagnosed HIV infection—United States, 2008–2014. Immigr Minor Health

Greene, K., Duffus, W., Xing, J., King, H. (2017). Social Determinants of Health Associated with Hepatitis B Testing and Access to Care among Foreign-born Persons Residing in the United States: 2009 – 2012. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice


King, H. (2018). Trends in Hepatitis B Vaccination Rates Among High-Risk Adults: 2003-2014 . 2018 APHA 129th Annual Meeting and Exposition