Kafuli Agbemenu, PhD, MPH, RN, CTN-A

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
201D Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8013



  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • MPH, University of Pittsburgh
  • MSN, University of Pittsburgh
  • BSN, University at Buffalo, the State of New York 

Areas of Research

Adolescent reproductive health | Women’s health in the African immigrant population

Teaching Responsibilities

NSG 410 Public Health Nursing for Population Health

NGS 509 Ethics for Healthcare Professionals


Agbemenu, K. (2016). Acculturation and health behaviors of African immigrants living in the United States: An integrative review. ABNF Journal, 27(3), 67-73.

Agbemenu, K., Devido, J., Hannan, M., & Doswell, W. (2016). Exploring the experience of African immigrant mothers providing reproductive health education to their daughters aged 10 to 14 years. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. doi:10.1177/1043659616681848

Agbemenu, K., Terry, M. A., Hannan, M., Kitutu, J., & Doswell, W. (2015). Attitudes and beliefs of African immigrant mothers living in the US towards providing comprehensive sex education to daughters aged 12–17 years: A pilot study. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-7. doi:10.1007/s10903-015-0292-z

Yang, K., Woomer, G. R., Agbemenu, K., & Williams, L. (2014).  Relate better and judge less: Poverty simulation promoting culturally competent care in community health nursing. Nursing Education in Practice, 14(6), 680-685. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.09.001. [Epub ahead of print].

Agbemenu, K., & Schlenk, E. A. (2011). An integrative review of comprehensive sex education for Adolescent Girls in Kenya. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 43, 54–63.

Honors and Awards

Research Award, Sigma Theta Tau Eta Chapter, 2013