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Department of

Environmental Health

Photo of  Guy-Lucien Whembolua, Ph.D.

Guy-Lucien Whembolua, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Education/Credentials
  • Ph.D.: The Pennsylvania State University
  • Certificate: University of Minnesota

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Ilunga Tshiswaka D, Ibe-Lamberts K, Whembolua GL, Fapohunda A, Tull ES. 2018. Going to the Gym is not Congolese’s Culture”: Examining Attitudes toward Physical Activity and Risk for Type-2 Diabetes among Congolese Immigrants. The Diabetes Educator, Feb 44, 94-102

Whembolua GL, Conserve DF, Thomas K, Ilunga Tshiswaka D,Handler L 2018. HIV Serostatus Disclosure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a Systematic Review Aids Care, Aug 15, 1-5

Oluwoye OA, Whembolua GL, Merianos AL 2017. Extending the reach: The influence of social media and culture on substance use among African and African American males Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men, 6 1, 59-75

Conserve DF, Iwelunmor J, Whembolua GL, Sofolahan-Oladeinde Y, Teti M, Surkan PJ 2017. Factors Associated With HIV Testing Among Men in Haiti: Results From the 2012 Demographic and Health Survey Am J Mens Health, 11 5, 1322 - 1330

Ilunga Tshiswaka D, Whembolua GL, Conserve DF. 2017. A Qualitative Analysis of Newspaper Response to the Ebola Outbreak in Central Africa Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol.10, no.1, March 2017 , 1 March, 224

Whembolua GL, Conserve DF, Ilunga Tshiswaka D 2017. Socio-cultural Factors Influencing the Ebola Virus Disease-related Stigma among African Immigrants in the United States Irinkerindo: a Journal of African Migration, December 9, 114-136

Whembolua GL, Conserve DF. Thomas K., Handler L. 2017. A Systematic Review of HIV Serostatus Disclosure among African Immigrants in Europe Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health , Aug;19 4, 947-958

Conserve DF, Whembolua GL, Surkan PJ 2016. Attitudes Toward Intimate Partner Violence and Associations With Condom Use Among Men in Haiti: An Analysis of the Nationally Representative Demographic Health Survey J Interpers Violence, 31(6):989-1006. 6, 989-1006

Whembolua GL, Conserve DF, IlungaTshiswaka D. 2015. Cultural Identity and Health Promotion: Assessing a Health Education Campaign Targeting African Immigrants in France. (8) :23-39 Journal of Pan African Studies July, 8 2, 23

Ilunga Tshiswaka D., Whembolua GL, Conserve DF,Mwamba M. 2014. Factors Associated with Health Insurance Coverage and Health Insurance Knowledge among Congolese Immigrants in Illinois Journal of Public Health, 22 , 497

Whembolua GL, Conserve DF, Gott M 2014. Racial Profiling: the Afro-French Experience Black Diaspora Review, 4 2, 16-34

Harcourt, Nonyelum; Ghebre, Rahel G; Whembolua, GL; Zhang, Yan; Warfa Osman, S; Okuyemi, Kolawole S 2013. Factors Associated with Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Behavior Among African Immigrant Women in Minnesota. Journal of immigrant and minority health / Center for Minority Public Health, ,

Okuyemi, Kolawole S; Goldade, Kate; Whembolua, GL; Thomas, Janet L; Eischen, Sara; Sewali, Barrett; Guo, Hongfei; Connett, John E; Grant, Jon; Ahluwalia, Jasjit S; Resnicow, Ken; Owen, Greg; Gelberg, Lillian; Des Jarlais, Don 2013. Motivational interviewing to enhance nicotine patch treatment for smoking cessation among homeless smokers: a randomized controlled trial. Addiction (Abingdon, England), 108 6, 1136-44

Goldade, Kate; Burgess, Diana; Olayinka, Abimbola; Whembolua, GL; Okuyemi, Kolawole S 2012. Applying anthropology to eliminate tobacco-related health disparities. Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 14 6, 631-8

Whembolua, GL; Davis, Julia T; Reitzel, Lorraine R; Guo, Hongfei; Thomas, Janet L; Goldade, Kate R; Okuyemi, Kola S; Ahluwalia, Jasjit S 2012. .Subjective social status predicts smoking abstinence among light smokers. American journal of health behavior, 36 5, 639-46