Dr. Luba Ivanov is a professor for the Master of Public Health degree program at Chamberlain University.
Dr. Ivanov began her career working in a CCU and ICU at hospitals but after seven years realized she wanted to help people stay out of hospitals and went into public health. She has worked at public health agencies and as an administrator at a public health agency in Indiana. Dr. Ivanov’s began her academic career teaching bachelor-degree-level nursing students but progressed to teaching masters and doctoral-degree-level students. Her teaching focus has been community/public health and health policy.
Early in her career, Dr. Ivanov received a Fulbright Award where she taught public health and health policy to nursing faculty and physicians at the Department of Nursing, St. Petersburg, Russia Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Studies. She has also conducted extensive research in Russia and the U.S. on a variety of topics relating to public health and health care policy.
Dr. Ivanov has had numerous funded research studies including NIH funding. She has over 40 publications in referred journals, is editor of a public health nursing textbook, and has presented at national and international meetings.
She is a member of the American Academy of Nurses and is active on the Environment and Public Health and Global Health Expert Panels. Dr. Ivanov is also a member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) Governing Council. In 2013 she received the Margaret G. Arnstien Award by the Public Health Nurse Section of the APHA for her commitment to the Section and the APHA.
Dr. Ivanov earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She also earned a Master of Science degree in Community Health Nursing and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Health Policy and the Health of the Community, both from Indiana University. During her doctoral studies she also completed a certificate program in Public Management from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.