Dr. Mauda L. Monger, MPH,
Chief Executive Officer, Lead Consultant
Mauda Monger is a native of Jackson, Mississippi; she has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Business Administrations from Tougaloo College, and a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Policy & Management and most recently her doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership from Jackson State University.
With more than 16 years of experience in HIV/AIDS, Monger has presented on both the local and national level. Her experience spans technical assistance and curriculum development and facilitation. Her presentation style is both personable and innovative with a structure that is focused on eliminating health disparities.
Dr. Monger has provided training to health care professionals in various settings to include primary care, Ryan White, federally qualified health centers and social services. Her key areas of focus are to build effective relationships between community and clinical partners while developing trainings that are comprehensive and informative while developing regional and national partners in getting Mississippi to reduce the number of persons infected with HIV and increase retention in care and viral suppression.
Communities of special focus include women, persons of color, specifically African Americans and marginalized communities to include persons who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender. Her passionate and data-focused style of education reinforces her goal ensuring the clinical community recognizes how stigma and social determinants of health impact access to care, thus the importance of creating welcoming and inclusive clinical environments. She is author and co-author on numerous papers, abstracts and has presented extensively on HIV prevention, social determinants of health, special populations, HIV stigma.
In addition to her current, ongoing responsibilities, Monger is an active alumni of Lanier High School’s Health Initiative and board President OurTime Adult Day Care, Inc.
In 2014, Ms. Monger founded The SHE Project, a mentoring/community service program; focused to build young African American women to be leaders in the community. Mauda is driven by the mantra “To whom much is given, much is required”. It in this space that Monger provides a roadmap to women seeking to achieve their personal and professional goals.
When she is not educating, mentoring or speaking, Mauda enjoys journaling, traveling and just a lazy day on the beach. To contact Mauda, you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 601-983-7852.