Afokoghene Okpozo

Assistant Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant Studies

Rangos School 425
Phone: 412.396.1602


Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.B.B.S., University of Benin, Nigeria
Bio and Expertise

Cadaveric Dissections
Community Health and Preventive medicine
Organizational LeadershipCommunity Health, Ethical Leadership, and Transformational Leadership Practices.


Ennis, M., Gong, T., & Okpozo, A. (2016) Examining the Mediating Roles of Affective Commitment and Normative Commitment in the Relationship between Transformational Leadership Practices and Turnover Intention of Government Employees. International Journal of Human Resource Development,

Okpozo A., Gong, T., & Ennis, M. (2017) Investigating the Impact of Ethical Leadership on Aspects of Burnout. Leadership & Organization Development Journal DOI: 10.1108/LODJ-09-2016-0224


• Pathophysiology I and II
• Lab Instructor Gross Anatomy
• Master's Independent Research


Research objectives:

1) Improvement of health safety practices and prevention of infectious and communicable diseases;
2) Application of ethical methods for tracking leadership behaviors and effectiveness;
3) Development and application of ethical leadership practices for the amelioration of burnout factors among medical practitioners.