Three Black Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at Winston-Salem State University

Historically Black Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina has announced that seven faculty members have been promoted to full professor. Three of these scholars are Black.

Ike Okonta

Tennille Presley was promoted to professor of chemistry. Her research focuses on providing a better understanding of contributing factors to vascular dysfunction and blood disorders as they relate to overall functional health in diabetic individuals in the African American population. Dr. Pressley is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. She earned a Ph.D. in biophysics from Ohio State University.

Pamela G. Jones was promoted to professor of biological sciences. Professor Jones is a graduate of Xavier University. She earned a Ph.D. at the University of Michigan.

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