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About Evans Afriyie-Gyawu

Biography, Disciplines and Teaching Interests

Disciplines: Environmental Health Sciences
Teaching Interests: Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Health, Toxicology and Health, Principles of Environmental Health


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 and Environmental Health Sciences, Department of
2008 - 2014 Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, National Dean’s List (1993)
  • Inductee, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (1994)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Recognition for Excellent Participation, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Texas Leadership Conference (1996)
  • Recipient, Opportunity Award Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Blinn College (1994 – 1997)
  • Recipient, 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)
  • Recipient, Recognition of Scholarly Achievements – All-USA Academic Team (1997)
  • Recipient, Letter of Recognition, State Representative Dan Kubiak, Texas All-State Academic Team (1997)
  • Recipient, First Team Award – Texas All-State Academic Team, 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)
  • Recipient, Excellent Leadership Award, Associate Dean for Research (2003)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation from the Society of Toxicology for Presenting a Poster to Diverse Groups of Undergraduate Students (2005)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, R.E.A.D.Y. 2000, Inc. (2010)
  • Recipient, 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
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, Georgia Southern University Educational Opportunity Program (2010)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, Public Health Students Association, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (2012)
  • Recipient, Public Health Student Association Champion Award (2011-2012)
  • Recipient, Award for Excellence in Service, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University (2015-2016)


  • 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


2004 Ph.D. in Toxicology, Texas A&M University
2000 M.P.H. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A&M University
1998 B.Sc. in Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University

Contact Information

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


Refereed Publications (21)

Book Chapters (3)

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts and Proceedings (57)