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Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Dean and Professor of Nursing,
Kent State University College of Nursing

Dr. Johnson-Mallard is an educator, scholar, and nurse scientist.  Her scholarship is focused on assuring the effective translation of research and policies for new approaches related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment sexually transmitted infections and persistent Human Papillomavirus and its role in genital cancer.  A board-certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, a primary aim of service, research and clinical practice is to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women, their families, and communities.  Dedicated to educating and mentoring the next generations of students, nurses, advanced practice clinicians and nurse scientist in the field of sexual and reproductive methodology, culturally specific interventions as well as identifying strategies which may be used to inhibit the oncogenic activity of high-risk HPV genotypes.