University of Nigeria
Ijeoma O. Ehiemere is a Professor of Nursing (Community Health) at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. She is a Fellow of the West African College of Nursing and had previously taught in School of Nursing Bida, Niger state and School of Midwifery Ilorin, Kwara state. She became a Registered Nurse and Midwife in 1975 and 1978 respectively. She holds a B.Sc. (Nursing Education) from the University of Ibadan, M.Sc. (Community Health) from University of Ilorin and Ph.D. from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. At the University of Nigeria, she has devoted many years of teaching and research in Nursing Sciences and Community Health Nursing at all levels. She pioneered, established and coordinates the Community Health Outreach Programme of the Department of Nursing Sciences at the University of Nigeria and has served as Head of Department of Nursing sciences and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, University of Nigeria.. She has been the Departmental postgraduate programme coordinator from 2012 to date. Her research interests include Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) and Care for the elderly. She has authored a book and has published several articles in reputable journals nationally and internationally. She has presented conference papers at different professional fora, enjoys singing, praying and travelling as hobbies and is married with children.
Area of Specialization: Community Health Specialist Health Educator/ Counselor