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Dr Imose Itua

Assistant Professor

Faculty/Dept/School School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
(Faculty of Health Studies)
Emaili.itua@bradford.ac.uk

Biography

Dr Imose Itua is an Assistant Professor and the programme lead for the BSc Public Health and Community Wellbeing programme. She is a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health UK and a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Higher Education Academy. In addition to her role at the University, she is the lead family planning teacher for the Natural Family Planning Teachers Association and a member of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. She has extensive teaching, leadership and research experience. At the University of Bradford, she sits on the review panel for new programmes and the ethics committee. She is also PhD/Phil/MPhil Examiner and Independent Chair. Prior to joining the University of Bradford, Imose was the programme lead for two postgraduate programmes at Arden University; Master of Public Health and MSc Global Health Management. Within that role, she developed two Master’s programmes from conception, to the running of the programmes and she lead the University to validation and accreditation by the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation, and Chartered Management Institute, UK. She sits on the University review panel for development of new programmes. Imose is an external examiner for MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Integrated healthcare practice and strategic leadership at the University of Bedfordshire.

Research:

Imose completed her PhD studies in Medicine (specifically cardiovascular science) in 2003 at the University of Manchester where she investigated the modulation by anaesthetic agents of the interaction between Injury and the cardiovascular responses to haemorrhage. Her research interests include cardiovascular health, women and men’s health (specifically fertility/infertility/modern contraceptives) in minority ethnic groups, and dementia. She joined the Centre for applied Dementia Studies recently. She is also interested in interprofessional education research and is a member of the Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE). She is currently developing and leading research in the area of social prescribing in relation to collaborative practice as well as developing research in the area of fertility choices in minority ethnic groups.

Research

Imose completed her PhD studies in Medicine (specifically cardiovascular science) in 2003 at the University of Manchester where she investigated the modulation by anaesthetic agents of the interaction between Injury and the cardiovascular responses to haemorrhage. Her research interests include cardiovascular health, women and men’s health (specifically fertility/infertility/modern contraceptives) in minority ethnic groups, and dementia. She joined the Centre for applied Dementia Studies recently. She is also interested in interprofessional education research and is a member of the Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE). She is currently developing and leading research in the area of social prescribing in relation to collaborative practice as well as developing research in the area of fertility choices in minority ethnic groups.

Teaching

Teaching interests

The Modules I have taught and are currently teaching are:

HWS600C Project Management

HWS4009C Social Policy, Society and Welfare

HWS5015B Evaluating Public Health Research

ACYR Community Development and Engagement  

HWS5002B Health Education and Promotion   

NUR4016 Promoting Health

NUR5504 Promoting Health  

RES7016C Research Methods and Data Analysis  

NUR7070 Research in Contemporary Public Health  

Publications

TitleDr Robot: the new normal is here (2021)
AuthorsSheppy B, Areal A, Itua I and MacIntosh B
JournalBritish Journal of Health Care Management
 
TitleProfessionalisation of Domiciliary Care Workers in England in a Post COVID World (2021)
AuthorsItua 1, Sheppy B and MacIntosh B
JournalBritish Journal of Health Care Management
 
TitleHuman Factors in Home Care: Challenges and recommendations (2020)
AuthorsSheppy B, Itua I and MacIntosh B
JournalBritish Journal of Health Care Management
 
TitleUtilization of Maternity Services and its relationship with postpartum use of modern contraceptive among women of reproductive age group in Nigeria (2020)
AuthorsUgwu A and Itua I
JournalPubMed-Indexed for MEDLINE
DOI10.2147/OAJC.S215619
 
TitleNavigating through the maze of caesarean myomectomy: generating evidence (2019)
AuthorsKhan F Z A and Itua I
JournalBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DOIhttps://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20194916
 
TitleDeterminants of unmet need for family planning among married women of reproductive age in Burundi: A cross-sectional study (2018)
AuthorsNzokirishaka A and Itua I
JournalPubMed-Indexed for MEDLINE
DOI10.1186/s40834-018-0062-0
 
TitleEstimating the met need for emergency obstetric care (EmOC) services in three payams of Torit County, South Sudan: a facility-based, retrospective cross-sectional study (2018)
AuthorsBayo P, Itua I, Paul Francis S, Boateng K, Tahir E O and Usman A
JournalBRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (BMJ)
DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018739
 
TitlePrevalence and socio-economic factors determining use of modern contraceptive among married men in Kyrgyzstan: evidence from a demographic and health survey (2017)
AuthorsKogay V and Itua I
JournalPubMed-Indexed for MEDLINE
DOI10.1016/j.puhe.2016.10.008
 
TitleBeyond Rubricated Reflection-Perspectives of instructors and students on reflection in an online Master of Public Health Programme (2016)
AuthorsHofmeister A, Itua I, Shumba C and Morgan J
JournalHigher Education
 
TitleExploring barriers and solutions to academic writing: Perspectives from students, higher education and further education tutors (2014)
AuthorsItua I.;Coffey M.;Merryweather D.;Norton L.;Foxcroft A.
JournalJournal of Further and Higher Education
DOI10.1080/0309877X.2012.726966
 
TitleHepatitis B Surface Antigen-positivity in a Rural Community in Niger State, Nigeria: A Retrospective Cross-sectional Study (2014)
AuthorsIkerionwu B and Itua I
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.03.345