Dr. Tanya M. Benjamin
Part-time Faculty - College of Health and Human Services
Dr. Tanya M. Benjamin, DHSc, MPH, MSN, CHES, RN, APHN-BC is a member of Trident University International’s College of Health and Human Services faculty team. Dr. Benjamin is Board Certified in Advanced Public Health Nursing (APHN-BC), and is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Her educational background is varied. Dr. Benjamin-Wilson has degrees in Business Administration, Nursing, Public Health, and Health Sciences.
Dr. Benjamin is a full-time educator who most recently worked at a Behavioral Health hospital educating and training staff on the facility’s policies and procedures. She prepared for that role by working on one of the hospital’s Psychiatric/Mental Health units as a Staff Nurse. However, Dr. Benjamin’s career expertise has primarily been in Public Health/Nursing within the areas of Immunizations, Women’s Health, Child Health, Chronic Disease Prevention, Adolescent/Teen Health, and Infectious Disease Medical Case Management. Prior to that, Dr. Benjamin gained nursing experience as a Staff Nurse on a Medical-Surgical unit at a community Medical Center. Before completing nursing school, Dr. Benjamin spent some years in the U.S. military (both active duty & active reserves).
- Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
- Status: Veteran & Spouse (Active Duty)
Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society, member since 2010
Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society, member since 2005
Golden Key International Honour Society, member since 2004
Outstanding Service Award, VA Department of Public Health, 2004
Chesapeake General Hospital Nursing Scholarship, 2003-2005
Georgia Nurses Association
National Student Nurses Association (Sustaining Member)
American Public Health Association
Georgia Public Health Association
Georgia Society for Public Health Education