Joyee Washington

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Health Education and Promotion

Dr. Joyee Washington has over 18 years of research experience and 10 years of public health experience. Her educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in biology from Millsaps College and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). In 2014, she graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) with a Master of Public Health degree specializing in health education. As a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), she has served as a coordinator of community based participatory research and outreach for health resources as well as public health faculty and support specialist for research focused on measurement and evaluation in health education. In 2022, she graduated from USM with a PhD in Education with emphasis in research, evaluation, statistics, and assessment. Dr. Washington serves as contributing faculty at Walden. Dr. Washington’s research interests include adolescent sexual health, sex education, community health, health disparities, community health workers, and chronic disease. Dr. Washington's research methods expertise is in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method designs.