Dejenaba Gordon

Dejenaba Gordon originally from Camden, New Jersey has lived in Southern New Jersey for twenty years. She graduated from Sterling High School and attended Temple University where she received a Bachelor of Science in 2009 and Masters of Public Health from Drexel University in May 2012.  

She currently employed by Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) managing two community based programs Philadelphia Hepatitis Outreach Project (P-HOP), and HIV/ HCV Prevention Street Outreach Project. P-HOP provides three-part viral hepatitis education, screening, outreach and linkage to care services for community based organizations. HIV/HCV Prevention Street Outreach engages over 10,000 Philadelphian residents through condom, literature distribution and referral services. She is responsible for overseeing fiscal, program monitoring, coordinating day-to-day services and supervising staff for both programs. She is a member of Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP), American Liver Foundation’s Associate Medical Advisory Committee (AMAC). She has worked at PHMC since 2009.

Currently, she is pursuing her passion in Nutrition and Wellness. She has taught A Taste of African Heritage Cooking class at the Philadelphia Free Library (Vine Street Branch), Hollybush Garden Apartments and presenting recipes through food demonstrations at the Salvation Army KROC Center — Camden. She has also been invited as nutrition guest show host on the Hype TV Philly (taping) and Praise in the City (live). She is currently enrolled in Camden County College taking prerequisite courses to pursue a second Master of Science in Nutrition (Registered Dietitian track) degree from Drexel University.

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