David Agor

BSN, RN, PMHNP , Doctoral (Current) Doctoral (Alumni)

Dr. Agor, DNP, PMHNP, HIVPCP, is a nurse scientist developing a program of research focused on nutritional psychiatry for Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) older adults living with HIV.

Prior to joining Penn Nursing Ph.D. program, Dr. Agor earned a DNP from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), where he specialized in the clinical assessment of multiple minority stress for SGM with intersecting minoritized identities (Race and ethnic minority or REM) and graduated as an Interprofessional Distinguished Scholar.

Dr. Agor is currently the co-leader for the southeast region of the International Society of Psychiatric Nursing. He was a Chancellor's American Professoriate scholar at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He served on the UNC-Chapel Hill LGBTQ Center Roundtable and the Provost's Committee for LGBTQ Life. Dr. Agor regularly presents at international, national, and regional conferences on topics ranging from SGM and REM mental health to novel evidenced-based psychiatric treatments such as nutritional psychiatry.

Dr. Agor is a Jonas scholar graduate. Fellow: Rural Interprofessional scholar, American Nurses Association Minority Fellowship Program, Fontaine Predoctoral Fellow, and Eidos Predoctoral Fellow at The University of Pennsylvania.

He was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa. His hobbies include hiking, cooking, and traveling.