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Dr. Comfort Obi

Assistant Professor

Office: Harry S. Downs Center for Continuing Education & College of Health 214 D
School of Nursing
College of Health


Comfort has over 40 years of nursing experience. She joined Clayton State University in August 2017 as a Clinical Nursing Instructor and moved on to the current position of Assistant Professor in December of same year. Before then, she was a nurse leader and director in Perinatal Services at Grady Health System, Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked for about 20 years.


Other, Basic Nursing, Ahmadu Bello University Hospital, 1976

BSc, Nursing, University of Ibadan, 1981

Other, Secondary Education, University of Lagos, 1990

MBA, Business Administration, University of Lagos, 1992

MSN, Nursing Education, Clayton State University, 2015

, Nursing Practice, Georgia College and State University, 2017

Awards and Honors

Committment to AWHONN, AWHONN Metro-Atlanta Chapter, Honor, 2012

Excellence in Nursing. Nurse of the Year, March of Dimes, Georgia Chapter, Award, 2014

Intellectual Contributions

Comfort N Obi, Effectiveness of Breastfeeding Shift Champions on Exclusive Breastfeeding

Comfort Obi, A Professional Journey with the West African College of Nursing, OUTCOMES, e-newsletter of Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc. – August 01 2017


Comfort N Obi, Effectiveness of breastfeeding champions on exclusive breastfeeding , 2017 Tenth Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference - Celebrating 10 years: Diversity & Inclusion in Practice, Doctors of Nursing Practice Inc –  September 13 2017

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

Department, Course Coordinators Meeting , Committee Member –  Spring 2018 to Present

Department, Faculty Development Committee, Committee Chair –  Fall 2017 to Present

Department, Sigma Theta Tau, Committee Member –  Fall 2018 to Present

Department, Task Force on White Coat Ceremony, Task Force Chair –  Fall 2018 to Fall 2018

University, University Hearing Panel, Committee Member –  Spring 2018 to Present

University System, Awards and Scholarship Committee- Georgia Association of Nursing Educators , Committee Member –  Spring 2018 to Present

Service to the Profession

Committee Member, Committee on Creativity and Innovation, School of Nursing, CSU, Local –  Summer 2015 to Fall 2016

Discussant, Office of Career Services, Clayton State University, Local –  October 27 2016 to October 27 2016

Workshop Organizer, Doctor of Nursing Practice Inc, National –  Summer 2016 to October 08 2016

Committee Member, Georgia Nursing Leadership Coalition (GNLC)- Leadership Committee, State –  May 01 2015 to Present

Committee Member, Georgia Nursing Coalition, State –  Spring 2018 to Present

Other, Nurses Who Vaccinate, National –  May 15 2018 to May 17 2018

Committee Member, Scholarship Committee- Georgia Association of Nursing Educators , State –  Spring 2018 to Present

Conference-Related, West African College of Nursing , International –  March 2011 to Present

Service to the Community

Other, Victory International Center, Local –  July 30 2011 to July 30 2011

Other, Humanity Bridge Inc , International –  January 18 2014 to January 31 2014

Task Force Member, Grady Health System/Africa's Children Fund, Inc, International –  February 25 2011 to Fall 2011

Board Member, Episcopal Church Women Diocese of Atlanta, Regional –  Spring 2017 to Present