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Stephanie Okada

Title(s)
Biology Prep Lab Manager/Health and Safety Compliance Officer
Location(s)
Wingate
Department(s)
Biology

Contact Information

Email
(Primary)
Office Phone
704-233-8656

Education

Degree(s)
MPH, Public Health, Liberty University 2020
B.S., Microbiology, The University of Georgia 2010

Biography

Biography

Stephanie Okada joined Wingate University in July 2012 as a Laboratory Technician in the Biology Department. Within the following year she became a Laboratory Manager of the department as well as Health and Safety Compliance Officer.

She received her undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia in microbiology. While at the University of Georgia she conducted and assisted with entomological research in the Urban Entomology Lab in the Department of Entomology from 2007 to 2011. Working in the Department of Entomology, and being able to see a direct correlation between insects and disease inspired her to pursue a career in the public health field. She completed her Master's in Public Health in 2020 at Liberty University with a specialization in Global Health.

Employed Since
2012

Courses I Teach

Courses I Teach
  • Bio 150L
  • Bio 230L
  • Bio 320L