Joyline Chepkorir


Joyline Chepkorir





Joyline Chepkorir received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a minor in health promotion from Michigan State University (Honors College). She later worked as a registered nurse in a medical-oncology unit at Sparrow Hospital in Michigan. She is currently pursuing her doctoral study at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with an interest in breast and cervical cancer prevention and control in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has dedicated her time to volunteering in marginalized communities in Kenya and the US, with projects aimed at decreasing existing knowledge gaps in breast and cervical cancer. She is also a co-founder of Mwangaza Cancer Initiative, a registered community-based non-profit organization in Kenya with 28 volunteers. The organization is committed to raising awareness of breast and cervical cancer among women, the need for prompt screening procedures to enhance early detection and treatment of cancer, which will ultimately reduce cancer mortality rates.