Enah, Comfort

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NB 344
1720 2nd Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210

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PhD University of Cincinnati
MSN University of Cincinnati
BSN Berea College Biography
Dr. Enah received a BSN degree from Berea College, an MSN degree in community health nursing from the University of Cincinnati, and a PhD in Nursing research from the University of Cincinnati. Dr Enah is developing a program of research focusing on developing and testing culturally appropriate HIV preventive interventions. Research/Clinical Interest
  • Adolescent sexual health
  • HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Developing and testing culturally appropriate interventions
  • Community participatory research
  • Peer-based social support interventions
  • Women’s health


Enah, C.

, Moneyham, L., Vance, D.E., Childs (2012). Digital Gaming for HIV Prevention with Young Adolescents. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. Status: In Press.

Childs, G., Gakumo, C.A., Gaioso, V., Enah, C. & Moneyham, L. (under review). Social Context of Sexual Decision-Making of Young Adult African American Women. Sexuality & Culture. Status: Submitted

Gakumo, C.A., Moneyham, L., Enah, C. & Childs, G.(2012). The Moderating Effect of Sexual Pressure on Young Women's Condom Use. Research in Nursing and Health.35(4), 4-14 Doi: 10:1002/nur.20465.

Enah, C., Moneyham, L., Long, C., & Childs, G. (2011). Cameroonian Preadolescent Perspectives on an HIV Prevention Intervention. World Journal of AIDS, 1, 43-49.

Vance, D., Brennan, M., Enah, C., Smith, G., Kaur, J. (2011). Religion, Spirituality, and Older Adults with HIV: Critical Personal and Social resources for an Aging Epidemic. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2011(5), 101-109.

Enah, C., Moneyham, L., Long, C.A., Childs, G. (2010). Piloting an HIV Prevention Intervention for Cameroonian Girls. Journal of Nurses in AIDS Care, 21(6), 512-521.

Enah, C. (2004). An Intervention to Increase Intentions and Behavioral Skills to Postpone Sexual Activity in Cameroonian Preadolescent Female Students. Dissertation Abstracts International 65/05, 2342B (UMI No. 3135109)

Enah, C. (2011). Using Electronic Gaming in HIV Prevention with African American Rural Adolescents, National Conference on HIV/STD Prevention in Rural Communities, Bloomingdale, Indiana

Enah, C. (2011). Using Simulated Electronic Gaming in HIV Prevention with African American Rural Adolescents. Association for Nurses in AIDS Care Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, November, 2011, poster

Enah, C., Kudel, I. (2010). An HIV Risk Avoidance Model in Cameroonian Preadolescents. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2010

Enah, C., Moneyham, L., Soni, B. (April 2010). Developing and Evaluating and Electronic Game for HIV Prevention with Rural Adolescents. UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, Birmingham, AL.

Enah, C., Kudel, I.(2007). Measuring Correlates of HIV Risk Avoidance in Sub-Saharan Preadolescents. American Public Health Association, Washington DC, November 3-7, 2007.

Enah, C., Sommers, M., Savage, C. (2007). Educating Cameroonian Girls to Increase Behavior Skills and Intentions to Postpone Sexual Activity. American Public Health Association, Washington DC, November 3-7, 2007.

Enah, C. & Shambley-Ebron, D (2006). An Examination of Two Culturally-Based Skills Building Interventions for HIV prevention among black girls. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Milwaukee, WI, April 2, 2006.

Enah, C. & Sommers, M. (2006). Measuring HIV Risk Avoidance Behaviors in Sub-Saharan Preadolescents, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Milwaukee, WI, April 1, 2006, Poster.

2009 Teaching Excellence Award in Graduate Classroom Teaching. Presented by Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton Ohio

Peer Reviewer, Midwest Nursing Research Society Conferences

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Iota Chapter, Shared Governance Committee

Member, American Public Health Association

1997 Rosenbaum Scholarship for Berea College Alumni with Outstanding Academic Achievement

1996 Martha E. Wylie Award for “professionalism in nursing”, awarded to graduating student

1996 Central Kentucky Association of Occupational Nurses Award for Best Essay on< contributions of Nursing.