Dr. Stella Iwuagwu, (PhD, MS, MPH, BNSc, CHES) is an Assistant Professor of Health Education at the Cleveland State University, Cleveland Ohio. She received a PhD in 2009 from the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinios. Her professional background includes Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health Education and Human Rights Advocacy. Before Joining CSU, Stella founded and directed Center for the Right to Health (CRH) www.crhonline a nonprofit organization advocating for the right to health for vulnerable populations such as people with HIV/AIDS, women, sexual minorities and youth. She initiated the Nigerian Nursing Excellence Award aimed at appreciating exceptional nurses and inspiring others to excellence.