ChicagoCHEC Role: Planning and Evaluation Core Co-Leader
Organization: Northeastern Illinois University
Dr. Job Elom Ngwe received his PhD in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago with emphasis on community health sciences. He received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in education from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Dr. Ngwe joined the Social Work Department at Northeastern Illinois University in 2001. He has more than 30 years of combined teaching, research and administrative experience, including five years with the Chicago Public Schools. Dr. Ngwe has published four books and several peer reviewed articles in the public health and social work area. His past research interests focused on prevention of youth violence, substance abuse and unsafe sexual practices. Recently, Dr. Ngwe has extended his research interest to include prevention of bullying, social ostracism and other real life issues in Chicago and around the world. Dr. Ngwe is an educator, a researcher, a scholar, a mentor, an administrator and an active member of the world community. Professor Ngwe enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.