ChicagoCHEC Role: Site Director
Organization: University of Illinois Cancer Center
Title: Site Director, ChicagoCHEC
Ifeanyi “Beverly” Chukwudozie, MBA, MPH is the ChicagoCHEC Site Director for the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently a Senior Research Specialist with the University of Illinois Cancer Center’s Office of Community Engaged Research and Implementation Science (OCERIS). She has extensive experience in designing and leading clinical and translational research projects, STEM pipeline development programs and centers grants funded through multiple federal agencies. The majority of the research projects/programs she managed were focused on cancer, environment and health disparities. She also has experience working with multiple community-based and non-profit organizations that cater to a wide range of public health issues, both nationally and internationally. Her research interests are in spatial epidemiology, health disparities and chronic disease management. Beverly holds two graduate degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Masters in Public Health (2010) and Masters in Business Administration (2018).