Dr. Tettey is an expert in the area of faith-based health education initiatives. Her faith-based cardiovascular health education program HeartSmarts, aims to provide much needed education regarding cardiovascular health in a format that is culturally relevant and appropriate. Due to its effectiveness in improving health outcomes and increasing awareness regarding heart disease, the HeartSmarts program has been recognized as a model faith-based health program by The New York Daily News, The New York Times, The New York Post, and DNA Info. As a result of this work Dr. Tettey was awarded the Outstanding Innovations in Community and Health Education Award at the 2013 Health Disparities Conference.
Dr. Tettey is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH), and an ACSM Certified Wellness Coach. She was selected as a Diversity Fellow by the State University of New York and Minority Scholar by Teachers College, Columbia University.Dr. Tettey’s research focuses on eliminating health disparities through various mediums including faith-based initiatives, social media, and innovative teaching strategies. She currently resides in New York City and lectures nationally about various topics including health disparities, cardiovascular health, and culturally tailored wellness programs.
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