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My research has three major aims that are interconnected:

1. Preserving protective community health practices that positively impact Black maternal health.

2. Addressing cultural, racial, and language biases in nursing care & education through partnerships with communities.

3. Improving access to quality care for Black immigrant families and communities. 

All Hands In


Maternal Health Equity

Reproductive Justice

Cross-cultural and Diasporic Health

Power and Politics in Global Health

Community Health

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1. Iradukunda, F. (2021). Health implications of the home and host culture intersection. Journal of Advanced Nursing. doi:10.1111/jan.14908

2. Iradukunda, F., Harper, K. M., Paterno, M. T., & Poudel-Tandukar, K. (2021). Dietary transition among Sub-Saharan Africa women post-immigration and during pregnancy. Ethnicity & health, 1-16. doi:10.1080/13557858.2021.1879027

3. Iradukunda, F., & Poudel-Tandukar, K. (2021). Healthy diet perceptions of pregnant women from Sub-Saharan Africa residing in the U.S. Ecology of food and nutrition. 2021:1-15. doi 10.1080/03670244.2021.1875457

4. Hsiao WH, Paterno MT, Iradukunda F., Hawkins M. (2020) The Preliminary Efficacy of a Sleep Self-management Intervention Using a Personalized Health Monitoring Device during Pregnancy. Behavioral sleep medicine. 2020:1-12. doi:10.1080/15402002.2020.1851230

5. Iradukunda, F. (2019). Food taboos during pregnancy. Health Care Women International, 1-10. doi:10.1080/07399332.2019.1574799

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