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Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, MPH, PhD

Nosayaba Osazuwa-peters, DMD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor in Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
Assistant Research Professor of Global Health
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Office: DUMC 3805, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Duke South Yellow Zone, Room 4080, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2018
  • M.P.H., Washington University in St. Louis, 2012
  • B.D.S., University of Benin (Nigeria), 2008

Publications

Megwalu, Uchechukwu C., Yifei Ma, Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, and Lisa A. Orloff. “Clinical presentation and survival outcomes of well-differentiated thyroid cancer in Filipinos.” Cancer Med, July 21, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.4149.

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Brenner, Michael J., Ina Roy-Faderman, Soham Roy, Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, Robert K. Jackler, and G Richard Holt. “When Should Patients Receive Mask Exemptions During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Ethics in Practice: Point-Counterpoint.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, July 6, 2021, 1945998211031447. https://doi.org/10.1177/01945998211031447.

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Shukla, Navika, Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, and Uchechukwu C. Megwalu. “Association Between Age and Nodal Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 165, no. 1 (July 2021): 43–49. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599820966995.

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Pannu, Jaibir S., Matthew C. Simpson, Eric Adjei Boakye, Sean T. Massa, Lauren M. Cass, Sai D. Challapalli, Rebecca L. Rohde, and Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters. “Survival outcomes for head and neck patients with Medicaid: A health insurance paradox.” Head Neck 43, no. 7 (July 2021): 2136–47. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.26682.

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Graboyes, Evan M., Katherine R. Sterba, Hong Li, Graham W. Warren, Anthony J. Alberg, Elizabeth A. Calhoun, Brian Nussenbaum, et al. “Development and Evaluation of a Navigation-Based, Multilevel Intervention to Improve the Delivery of Timely, Guideline-Adherent Adjuvant Therapy for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer.” Jco Oncol Pract, March 10, 2021, OP2000943. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00943.

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Adjei Boakye, Eric, Oluwole A. Babatunde, Maggie Wang, Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, Wiley Jenkins, Minjee Lee, and Minjin Kim. “Geographic Variation in Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Initiation and Completion Among Young Adults in the U.S.” Am J Prev Med 60, no. 3 (March 2021): 387–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2020.09.005.

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Adjei Boakye, Eric, Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, Julia López, Vy T. Pham, Betelihem B. Tobo, Leping Wan, Mario Schootman, and Jane A. McElroy. “Disparities in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine initiation and completion based on sexual orientation among women in the United States.” Hum Vaccin Immunother 17, no. 2 (February 1, 2021): 428–33. https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2020.1778407.

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Osazuwa-Peters, Nosayaba, Evan M. Graboyes, and Samir S. Khariwala. “Expanding Indications for the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: One Small Step for the Prevention of Head and Neck Cancer, but One Giant Leap Remains.” Jama Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146, no. 12 (December 1, 2020): 1099–1101. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4068.

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Osazuwa-Peters, Nosayaba, Justin M. Barnes, Uchechukwu Megwalu, Eric Adjei Boakye, Kenton J. Johnston, Matthew E. Gaubatz, Kimberly J. Johnson, Neelima Panth, Rosh K. V. Sethi, and Mark A. Varvares. “State Medicaid expansion status, insurance coverage and stage at diagnosis in head and neck cancer patients.” Oral Oncol 110 (November 2020): 104870. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2020.104870.

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Cline, Brittany J., Matthew C. Simpson, Matthew Gropler, Aleksandr R. Bukatko, Eric Adjei Boakye, Kahee A. Mohammed, and Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters. “Change in Age at Diagnosis of Oropharyngeal Cancer in the United States, 1975-2016.” Cancers (Basel) 12, no. 11 (October 30, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers12113191.

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