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About Evans Afriyie-Gyawu


2014 - Present Associate Professor, Georgia Southern University Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of
2014 - Present Fellow, Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Present Associate Professor, Georgia Southern University Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Environmental Health, Department of

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • National Dean’s List (1993)
  • Inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and elected to become one of the executive officers of the society (1994)
  • Certificate of recognition for excellent participation in Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Texas Leadership Conference (at University of North Texas) (1996)
  • Opportunity award scholarship for academic excellence, Blinn College (1994 – 1997)
  • President’s Scholar and Distinguished Student (Blinn College) (1995 – 1997)
  • Selected to represent Texas for academic “Show-Casing” in a PTK International Conference held in the USA (1997)
  • Recognition of Scholarly Achievements – All-USA Academic Team (1997)
  • Letter of Recognition from State Representative Dan Kubiak (late) for first team award of Texas All-State Academic Team (1997)
  • First Team Award – Texas All-State Academic Team (through Blinn College), presented by Texas Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society (1997)
  • Competitive “Aggie Transfer Scholarship” for outstanding students transferring to Texas A&M University (1997 – 1998)
  • Excellent Leadership Award and recognition as 2002/03 President of College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Students Association (CVMBS GSA) from the Associate Dean for Research (2003)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the Society of Toxicology for presenting a poster to diverse groups of undergraduate students (2005)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, R.E.A.D.Y. 2000, Inc. 2010 Summer Enrichment Camp (about 100 students) for serving as a keynote/motivational speaker (2010)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Outstanding Inspirational Speech to High School students in the TRIO program and Parents/Guardians (a total of about 200 students and parents): 2010
  • Showcase for Excellence – Georgia Southern University Educational Opportunity Program (2010)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Public Health Students Association, JPHCOPH (2012)
  • Public Health Student Association Champion Award for (2011/2012 AY)


  • Practicum (through the Study Abroad Program in Ghana) for MPH students (PUBH 7790S)
  • Preceptorship (through the Study Abroad Program in Ghana) for DrPH students (PUBH 9790S)
  • Environmental Toxicology (ENVH 7234)
  • Environmental Health (PUBH 6532)
  • Food Safety and Health (PUBH 7090)
  • Public Health Funding & Grants (PUBH 9135)
  • Environment, Ethics and Equity (ENVH 7238)
  • Risk Assessment and Communication (ENVH 7237)
  • Environmental Exposure and Impact Analysis (ENVH 7233)
  • Graduate level Research Mentorship
  • Internship Abroad (through the Study Abroad Program in Ghana) for Undergraduates (INTS 4790S)
  • Public Health Lab courses (Analytical Research and Organic Research - CHEM 4890) for chemistry students at GSU

Contact Information

PO Box 8015
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-2292

Refereed Publications (21)

Book Chapters (3)

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts and Proceedings (48)