Selena D. Judon-Monk, D.H.Sc.

  • Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Public Health and Exercise Science

Contact Info:

  • 919.516.4019
  • Gordon Health Center Room 018


B.S. – Biology
North Carolina A&T State University

M.P.H – Public Health
University of North Carolina-Greensboro

D.H.Sc. – Health Science
Nova Southeastern University

Area(s) of Research

  • Unintended pregnancy prevention
  • Breastfeeding promotion among African American women
  • College health
  • Digital technology
  • Health coaching


  • CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)
  • CHC (Certified Health Coach)


“Khan, M., Golin, C., Friedman, S., Scheidell, J., Adimora, A., Judon-Monk, S., Hobbs, M., Dockery, G., Griffin, S., Oza, K., Myers, D., Hu, H., Medina, K., & Wohl, D. A. (2015). STI/HIV sexual risk behavior and prevalent STI among incarcerated African American men in committed partnerships: The significance of poverty, mood disorders, and substance use. AIDS and Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s10461015-1062-6.

Coatsworth, A., Scheidell, J., Wohl, D., Whitehead, N., Golin, C., Judon-Monk, S., & Khan, M. (2016). HIV-related sexual risk among African American men preceding incarceration: Associations with support from significant others, family, and friends. Submitted to Journal of Urban Health. doi: 10.1007/s11524-016-0120-3.

Scheidell, J.D., Lejuez, C., Golin, C.E., Adimora, A.A., Wohl, D.A., Keen II, L., Hammond, M., Judon-Monk, S., & Khan, M. (2017) Patterns of mood and personality factors and associations with STI/HIV-related drug and sex risk among African American male inmates: Heightened vulnerability of men with antisocial personality. Substance Use and Misuse. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2016.1267221

Khan, M., El-Bassel, N., Golin, C.E., Scheidell, J.D., Adimora, A.A., Coatsworth, A., Hu, H., Judon-Monk, S., Medina, K.P., & Wohl. D.A. (2017). The committed intimate partnerships of incarcerated African-American men: Implications for sexual HIV transmission risk and prevention opportunities. Archives of Sexual Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0916-y

Online Publication(s)

SAU Organization(s)

Falcons 4 Health Co – Advisor

Community Involvement

  • Professional Memberships/Advisory Boards: NC Society for Public Health Educators and Research Triangle Institute
  • Volunteer: Bull City Little League Baseball
  • Durham Public Schools, Durham YMCA
  • Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Awards and Honors

  • Science Matters Award
  • Best Practice in Public Health Marketing Award
  • World AIDS Day Service Award
  • Eta Sigma Gamma Health Education Honor Society
  • Beta Beta Beta National Biology Society
  • Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society
  • Ford Arts and Science Scholar
  • Coca Cola Scholar

Favorite Quote

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
-Harold R. McAlindon