Joud S. Roufael, MPH

Ph.D. Student | Researcher | Teacher | Academic Advisor, Kent State University


This is the academic website of Joud Roufael. 

I am an international doctoral student and graduate assistant at the College of Public Health. I support research initiatives and provide undergraduate teaching in addition to transformational advising.

Bilingual with acquired skills in healthcare systems and policy analyses, with a focus on health technology. Detail-oriented and passionate for novel initiatives in population health improvement. 


The Association Between Physician Race/Ethnicity and Patient Satisfaction: an Exploration in Direct to Consumer Telemedicine

Kathryn A Martinez, Kaitlin Keenan, Radhika Rastogi, Joud Roufael, Adrianne Fletcher, Mark N Rood, Michael B Rothberg

Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2020


Association of Ohio Health Commissioners (AOHC) Inc., Columbus, OH

• Collaborating with AOHC to plan, disseminate, and evaluate a public health messaging campaign using Framing theory.• Created high-quality graphics to disseminate on AOHC and constituents' social media platforms.

Center for Public Health and Policy, College of Public Health

• Code and manage longitudinal data, and document findings for continuous review.• Analyze research data using descriptive statistics and inferential tests.

Virtual Public Health Summer Academy

The course was developed, designed, and implemented from July 1st to August 20th, 2020.The Virtual Public Health Summer Academy (vPHSA) is a three-week program intended to introduce Akron Public Schools' rising sophomores, junior, and seniors to the sc...

Research Center for Educational Technology, College of Education, Health, & Human Services

• Performed thorough literature reviews to inform utilization of mobile, web-based, and AI for deliveryof health education to the population of Summit and Portage counties.• Collaborated with team of faculty and the Dean of the College of Public Health...

National Award for Togetherness Application

Our team achieved the first-place award for our Togetherness application at the 7th-annual Mission: Life competition, hosted at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.The Mission: Life competition is an entrepreneur competition that...

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Joud Roufael, MPH

Ph.D. Student of Public Health, Health Policy and Management

College of Public Health

Kent State University