College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
B.S. Health Studies
Dr. Nuru-Deen Mohammed (a.k.a Dr. Deen) is a healthcare management expert by training, an educator by temperament, and a consultant by choice. He has been teaching in higher education for the past five (5) years. Prior to joining Walden University’s Faculty of Health Science Department, he was the Executive Director of Health Services Administration for the second largest University Hospital in Africa.
Dr. Deen has been in the field of healthcare for the past twenty years. Interestingly, his advance degrees are all in business and management. His philosophy for health maintenance and passion for health information management and clinical decision support has helped him to maintain a focus in the field for two decades.
Dr. Deen is a Certified High School Business Education Teacher from the State of Ohio. He is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
As an education, Dr. Deen believe that an educator should create and impart knowledge, ideas, and actions that prepare students with the capabilities to advance their individual lives and careers, and to promote the worth, dignity, and development of society.
His areas of research include but are not limited to care coordination, technology influence of health, Food, culture, and Health – how the trio shapes our health, etc.
Dr. Deen is a social change advocate and volunteers as the Vice president for Foundation and Development at the Phoenix Global Humanitarian Foundation. He has been a volunteer adjunct instructor at the University of the People for the past two years.
Dr. Deen is a husband and a father. He enjoys soccer, travelling, and meditation.