Kia Skrine Jeffers, PhD, RN, PHN
Kia Skrine Jeffers, PhD, RN, PHN, is an Assistant Professor in the UCLA School of Nursing. Dr. Skrine Jeffers earned her undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from North Carolina A&T State University, and her Master’s and doctoral degrees in Nursing from UCLA. She is a practicing community-based nurse. Her research focuses on the impact of intersecting psycho-, bio-, behavioral and life course experiences on type 2 diabetes risks among African American seniors; diabetes prevention and self-management interventions; and, healthcare policies that impact equity and access for underresourced populations.