Research Partners/Collaborators

  • MIHS Department of Research
  • Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC)
  • Arizona State University

MIHS Department of Research

  • ASU School of Social Work, School of Social Transformation
  • ASU College of Nursing, School of Human Evolution &Social Change
  • ASU Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC)
  • University of California, LA-RWJF Clinical Scholars Program


Johnson-Agbakwu CE, Helm T, Killawi A, Padela A. Perceptions of Obstetrical Interventions and Female Genital Cutting: Insights of Men in a Somali Refugee Community. Ethnicity & Health,

Lazar JN, Johnson-Agbakwu CE, Davis OI, Shipp MP-L. Challenges in Obstetrical Care of Somali Women: A Qualitative Study of Provider Perspectives. Obstetrics and Gynecology International, 

Abuldcadir J, Ahmadu FA, Catania L, Essen B, Gruenbaum E, Johnsdotter S, Johnson MC, Johnson-Agbakwu C, Kratz C, Sulkin CL, McKinley M, Njambi W, Shell-Duncan B, Shweder RA. Seven Things to Know about Female Genital Surgeries in Africa. Hastings Center Report, 2012; 6:19-27.

Ibe C, Johnson-Agbakwu CE. Female Genital Cutting: Addressing the Issues of Culture and Ethics. The Female Patient 2011, 36(8): 28-31. 

Johnson CE, Ali SA, Shipp MP-L. Building Community-based Participatory Research Partnerships with a Somali Refugee Community. Amer J Prev Med 2009; 37(6S1): S230-S236.

Johnson CE, Mues KE, Mayne SL, Kiblawi AN. Cervical Cancer Screening Among Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities: A Systematic Review Using the Health Belief Model. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease 2008; 12(3): 232-241.

Johnson C, Nour NM. Surgical Techniques: Defibulation of Type III Female Genital Cutting. J Sexual Medicine 2007; 4: 1544-1547.