Doctor of Public Health, Morgan State University

Master of Public Administration, Mercy College in New York

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, University of Pittsburgh

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Roxanne Beharie

Roxanne Beharie, DrPH

College of Health, Human Services & Science


Dr. Roxanne Beharie is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Health Marketing and Communication program at Ashford University’s College of Health, Human Services, and Science. She earned her doctorate in Public Health from Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Mercy College in New York, and a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. Dr. Beharie was born in Jamaica, West Indies, but currently resides in Denver, CO. She has extensive professional experience in research and health marketing and communication. Her work included a project attempting to reduce the infant mortality rate in Baltimore City. Dr. Beharie joined the Ashford University faculty in January 2013 and currently teaches the HMC 303 - Health Communication and HMC 312 – Health Marketing & Advertising courses. She particularly enjoys teaching at Ashford because of the opportunity to utilize new technologies to advance student learning. Her experiences in professional and academic settings have framed her teaching style into one where she is able to relate to students while offering sound and constructive feedback. She encourages students to ask as many questions as necessary and enjoys helping students reach their academic goals.