Debbie Ysmin Mohammed, DrPH, MS, AACRN

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Office: University Hall 334
Phone: (973) 720-3349
Office Hours:

Department: Nursing
Position: Assistant Professor

Area Specialization
Adult Health, HIV


Diploma in General Nursing: San Fernando General Hospital, Trinidad, West indies

BSN: Kean University

MS: Rutgers University

MPH: University of Medicine and Dentistry

DrPH/Epidemiology: Rutgers University

Publications: Latest Publications

Mohammed, D.Y., Davidow, A., Martin, E., Ibrahim, A., Paul, S., Ryan, J., Bolden, B. (2017). Effect of a Rapid Test Algorithm on Linkage to Medical Care and Viral Suppression among New Jersey Residents, 2007-2015. (accepted December 2017, pending publication Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

Mohammed, D. Y., Shukla, P., Babayants, Y., Sison, R., & Slim, J. (2018). Increased proportions of HIV-infected women met cervical cancer screening guideline in 2016. International Journal of Women’s Health, 83.

Gabster, A., Mohammed, D. Y., Arteaga, G. B., Castillero, O., Mojica, N., Dyamond, J., Pascale, J. M. (2016) Correlates of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents attending public high schools, Panama, 2015. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0163391. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163391

Mohammed, D. Y., Martin, E., Sadashige, C., Jaker, M., & Paul, S. (2013). An anonymous unlinked sero-prevalence survey of HIVHCV in an urban Emergency Department. Journal of Clinical Virology: The Official Publication Of The Pan American Society For Clinical Virology, 58 Suppl 1, e19–e23.

Martin, E. G., Salaru, G., Mohammed, D., Coombs, R. W., Paul, S. M., & Cadoff, E. M. (2013). Finding those at risk: Acute HIV infection in Newark, NJ. Journal of Clinical Virology, 58, e24–e28.


November 2017     Viral Suppression among Young Adults (18- 30 years) is Possible. ANAC 30th Annual Conference: Celebrating 30 Years, November 2-4, 2017. Dallas, Texas.

March 2016           Rapid HIV Testing, New Jersey, 2007-2014. CDC Diagnostics Conference, Atlanta: Georgia.

December 2015    High prevalence of trichomonas vaginalis in an urban HIV clinic. 3rd International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs & STIs, Atlanta: Georgia. 

October 2015        Rapid HIV Testing improve Linkage to Medical Care from Community Sites. ANAC 26th Annual Conference: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll, Chicago, Illinois.

December 2012    HIV/Hepatitis Co-infection Rate in an Anonymous Unlinked Seroprevalence Survey in an Urban Hospital. CDC Diagnostics Conference, Atlanta: Georgia

Professional Organizations

2004-present     American Public Health Association

2000-present     Association for Nurses in AIDS Care (), (Local Chapter: President 2007, President-Elect 2006, Director 2002-2004, Education Committee, 2002-2004, Nominating Committee, 2002-2005)

1996-present     Sigma Theta Tau

1993-present     American Nurses Association

New Jersey State Nurses Association, (Served as Local Chapter Secretary and on Nominating Committee)