About Dr. Tina:

Dr. Tina Abrefa-Gyan, a native of Ghana, is currently an Assistant Professor at Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work. She completed her Phd at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work, her masters in Social Work (MSW) at Washington University in St. Louis, and her Bachelors’ degree in Social Work and Psychology at the University of Ghana, Legon. Her post-MSW experiences include graduate placement at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs-Division for the advancement of Women, and clinical practice at the Hopewell Agency in St. Louis, Missouri (where she served adults with mental disabilities). Dr. Abrefa-Gyan conducts research on the socio-demographic factors, social support, and the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS; Adoption of evidence-Based Practices among Social Workers; Menstrual Hygiene Management; Youth Development; and Gender-Based Violence.

She is publishing in these areas and is currently working on testing the effectiveness of the Social Care Intervention that she developed for people living with HIV/AIDS in Ghana, and Norfolk city in the Hampton Roads Community in Virginia, USA.
March 16, 2018, the US Branch of Ghana’s ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) made history by electing two women to lead its branch in the USA. For the first time the branch elected a female Chairperson and Dr. Tina was elected Vice Chairperson. She is also running a grant-funded Menstrual Hygiene Management Project aimed at producing affordable sanitary pads for girls from poorer homes in Ghana who cannot afford this essential commodity.

PRESS PLUGIN TO TALK DIRECTLY TO Dr. TINA

“BUILDING THE PEOPLE’S
DEMOCRACY FROM THE GRASSROOTS”

She is publishing in these areas and is currently working on testing the effectiveness of the Social Care Intervention that she developed for people living with HIV/AIDS in Ghana, and Norfolk city in the Hampton Roads Community in Virginia, USA. She is also running a grant-funded Menstrual Hygiene Management Project aimed at producing affordable sanitary pads for girls from poorer homes in Ghana who cannot afford this essential commodity.

On March 16, 2018, the US Branch of Ghana’s ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) made history by electing two women to lead its branch in the USA. For the first time, the branch elected a female Chairperson and Dr. Tina was elected Vice-Chairperson.