Dr. Joan Kub is an adjunct professor in the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing. She earned a BSN from South Dakota State University, an MSN in community health nursing from the University of Maryland, an MA in Theology from St. Mary's Ecumenical Institute and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.
Dr. Kub is a public health nurse and behavioral scientist, and she has special interests in teaching, writing and research about ethics and spirituality as well as violence and substance abuse as public health problems. Before joining the USC faculty, she was an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Nursing with joint appointments in both the JHU Schools of Public Health and Medicine. Dr. Kub was the president of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators from 2014 to 2016, and she is currently the chair of the Quad Council Coalition of Public Health Nursing Organizations.
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health: PhD
St Mary's Ecumenical Institute: MA
University of Maryland: MSN
South Dakota State University: BSN
Areas of Expertise (6)
Bullying and School-Age Children
Spirituality and health
Asthma in Urban Children
Industry Expertise (7)
Health Care - Services
Health Care - Facilities
Health and Wellness
Health Care - Providers
Articles & Publications (1)
Very poorly controlled (VPC) asthma in children is associated with ongoing acute exacerbations but factors associated with VPC are understudied.