Christina B. Gunther

Christina B. Gunther

Director of Global Health Programs

Professional Interests
  • Global Development
  • Global Health
  • Global Education & Research
  • Sociology of Gender Based Violence
  • Service Learning

Degrees and Certifications

    • M.A., Global Development & Peace,  The University of Bridgeport, College of Public and International Affairs 
    • B.A., Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
    • Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) and the International Conflict Styles Inventory® (ICSI®)

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Public Health-Comparative Health Systems in Cuba
    • Human Growth & Development Across the Lifespan
    • Healthcare Industry & Policy
    • Health Science Capstone
    • Healthcare Informatics Capstone

Research Interests & Grants

    Academics for Creative Teaching (ACT) Grant, Sacred Heart University, “Cultural Awareness and HealthProfessions Students: Devising a Teaching Module to Enhance Learning"                                        

    Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award, Sacred Heart University, College of Health Professions, “Impact of a Cultural Awareness Curriculum on Students’ Interprofessional, Global Service Learning Experience”

    Interdisciplinary Scholarship Award, Sacred Heart University, College of Health Professions, “A Measure of Cultural Awareness in College of Health Professions and College of Nursing Students”

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Outstanding Graduate Thesis Award, The University of Bridgeport, College of Public and International Affairs
    • Graduate with Distinction Award, The University of Bridgeport, College of Public and International Affairs
    • Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society Research Travel Award
    • Member: Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society for International Studies
    • Member: Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society
    • Member: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
    • Dean's Service Award, Sacred Heart University, College of Health Professions
    • Academic Merit Scholarship, New York University

Publications and Presentations

Christina Gunther

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    College of Health Professions
    Cambridge 2-HS-10
    College of Health Professions
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