Dr Omorogieva (Omo) Ojo

Dr Omorogieva Ojo BSc, MSc, PhD, PgDip, PgCert

Dr Omorogieva (Omo) Ojo

Dr Omorogieva Ojo
BSc, MSc, PhD, PgDip, PgCert

Senior Lecturer, Adult Nursing

Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science

Faculty of Education & Health

Biography

Dr. Omo Ojo is a Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, Adult Nursing in the Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science and has been in post since 2010.

Omo teaches across a range of courses and programmes in the school. His key interest and area of expertise is nutrition and diabetes which form the focus of his research and teaching activity. Omo leads the faculty's Diabetes Specialist Interest Group.

Omo co-ordinates the Diabetes Care and Management course for post registration nurses and Patient Pathways of Care for pre-registration participants and also conducts study days in collaboration with partner organisations outside the university.

He is a link lecturer for students attending clinical placement in various community settings and is also the Professional Tutor Group Leader for students. Providing pastoral support to these students throughout their programme.

Omo supervises both undergraduate and postgraduate research students. Omo's work in researching diabetes and clinical nutrition is recognised both nationally and internationally, and he has been a keynote speaker at the NNNG conference, a reviewer and editor for a number of professional journals, and sits on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Food and Nutrition.

Posts held previously

  • 2008-2010: Lead Nutrition Specialist, Home Enteral Nutrition Team, Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust. Providing nutritional support to enteral tube fed patients in the community. Management, Teaching, Training and Mentoring of community nurses, students, carers and patients on home enteral nutrition. Conducting risk assessment, research and clinical audits. Developing home enteral nutrition team policy for the trust
  • 1998-2000: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, School of Science, University of Greenwich. Conducting research on the effect of diet and exercise on overweight and obese subjects in the community. Providing support to undergraduate and post graduate research students including PhD students undertaking research.

Research interests

Omo's research interests are particularly focused around diabetes and include the effectiveness of Structured Education in Diabetes for Ethnic Minorities. Also, the Evaluation of the Glycemic Index of Some Carbohydrate Rich Ethnic Minority Foods in the UK, Clinical Nutritio and Enteral Tube Feeding in the Community.

Selected publications

Ojo, O. (2015). Enteral Feeding Tubes: Not perfect, but necessary. British Journal of Nursing, 24(18), p. 910.

Ojo, O. and Brooke, J. (2015). Evaluating the Association between Diabetes, Cognitive Decline and Dementia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, pp. 8281-8294.

Muñoz-Figueroa, G P. and Ojo, O. (2015). Venous thromboembolism: use of graduated compression stockings. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (13), pp. 680-685.

Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2015). Oral and enteral nutrition in dementia: an overview. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (12), pp. 2-6.

Ojo, O. (2015). The challenges of home enteral tube feeding: A global perspective. Nutrients, 7, pp. 2524-2538.

Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2015). Enteral Nutrition in Dementia: A systematic review. Nutrients, 7, pp. 2456-2468.

Ojo, O. (2015). Pumps, feed and sets: Is procurement limiting outcomes? British Journal of Nursing, 24 (2), pp. 16-20.

Ojo, O. and Brooke, J. (2014). Evaluation of the role of enteral nutrition in managing patients with diabetes: A systematic review. Nutrients, 6, pp. 5142-5152.

Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2014). Cognitive screening in patients with diabetes in primary care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 19 (8), pp. 401-406.

Ojo, O. (2014). Problems with use of a Foley catheter in home enteral tube feeding. British Journal of Nursing, 23 (7), pp. 360-364.

Hickman, S. and Ojo, O. (2013). Implementing Early Supported Discharge in patients with acute exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Journal of Nursing and Health Care, 1 (1), pp. 148-159.

Ojo, O. (2013). Diabetes in Ethnic Minorities in UK: The role of diet in glucose dysregulation and prevalence of diabetes. Journal of Food & Nutritional Disorders, 2 (2), pp. 1-7.

Ojo, O. (2012). The Impact of Changes in Health and Social Care on Enteral Feeding in the Community. Nutrients, 4 (11), pp. 1709-1722.

Ojo, O. and Bowden, J. (2012). Infection control in enteral feed and feeding systems in the community. British Journal of Nursing, 21 (18), pp. 1070-1075.

Ojo, O. (2012). Managing Diabetes in people on home enteral tube feeding. Diabetes and Primary Care. 14 (2), pp. 113-119.

Ojo, O. and Patel, I. (2012). Home enteral nutrition and team working. Journal of Community Nursing, 26 (2), pp. 15-18.

Ojo, O. (2011). Balloon gastrostomy tubes for long-term feeding in the community. British Journal of Nursing, 20 (1), pp. 34-38.

Wright, K. and Ojo, O. (2010). Foot care for residents with type 2 diabetes. Nursing & Residential Care, 12 (12), pp. 585-589.

Ojo, O. (2010). Managing patients on enteral feeding tubes in the community. British Journal of Community Nursing Supplement, 15 (7), pp. S6-S13.

Ojo, O. (2010). Evaluating Care: home enteral nutrition. Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (3), 18-25.

Ojo, O. (2010). Home Enteral Nutrition NICE Guidelines and Nutrition Support in primary care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 15 (3), pp. 116-120.

Conference presentations

Okoye, O. and Ojo, O. (2015). The role of emotions, coping styles and stress in binge and emotional eating among female university students. Midlands Health Psychology Network, 19 February 2015. University of Derby

Ojo, O. (2012). Enteral feeding in community: what do the changes to health and social care mean for the future? Keynote Address In: National Nurses Nutrition Group Conference, 30 October 2012. Manchester, England.

Ojo, O. (2011). Prevalence of diabetes in patients on home enteral tube feeding (HETF). Abstract Presented In: Diabetes Spring Conference, 15-16 April 2011. University of Greenwich.

Ojo, O. (2007). The use of balloon Gastrostomy feeding tube in the management of patients on enteral feed in the community. Abstract Presented In: American Society of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) Conference. Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Editorial roles

  • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Food and Nutrition.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Diabetes Research.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Nutrients.
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology.
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Research.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Madridge Journal of Diabetes (MJD).
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Enteral Nutrition, Nutrients.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Enteral Nutrition, Nutrients.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Health care and Diabetes, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Senior Reviewer:

  • Wiley-Blackwell Publisher.

Reviewer:

  • British Journal of Nursing.
  • Nursing and Residential Care.
  • The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging.
  • Australian Health Review.

Editor–in–Chief of the Nigerian Journal of Health Management Available at: http://www.njhm-publisher.com

Member, Editorial Board,  American Journal of Food and Nutrition Available at: http://www.sciepub.com/journal/AJFN

Member, Editorial Board, Diabetes Research Available at: http://openventio.org/EditorialBoard/DiabetesResearch.php

Member, Editorial Board, Nutrients Available at: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/nutrients/editors

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology. Available at: http://www.peertechz.com/Agricultural-Science-Food-Technology/aboutJ.php

Member, Editorial Board,  International Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Research Available at: http://clinmedlibrary.com/International-Journal-of-Diabetes-and-Clinical-Research/diabetes_editorial_board.php

Member, Editorial Board, Madridge Journal of Diabetes (MJD).Available at: http://madridge.org/journals/journal-of-diabetes/editors.html

Guest Editor, Special Issue on Enteral Nutrition, Nutrients Available at: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/nutrients/special_issues/enteral_nutrition/

Guest Editor, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Enteral Nutrition, Nutrients Available at: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/nutrients/special_issues/advances-enteral-nutrition

Guest Editor, Special Issue on Health care and Diabetes, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Available at: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/health-diabetes

Reviewer, British Journal of Nursing, Nursing and Residential Care, The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, Australian Health Review

Omo's research interests are particularly focused around diabetes and include the effectiveness of Structured Education in Diabetes for Ethnic Minorities. Also, the Evaluation of the Glycemic Index of Some Carbohydrate Rich Ethnic Minority Foods in the UK, Clinical Nutritio and Enteral Tube Feeding in the Community.

Ojo, O. (2015). Enteral Feeding Tubes: Not perfect, but necessary. British Journal of Nursing, 24(18), p. 910.

Ojo, O. and Brooke, J. (2015). Evaluating the Association between Diabetes, Cognitive Decline and Dementia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, pp. 8281-8294.

Muñoz-Figueroa, G P. and Ojo, O. (2015). Venous thromboembolism: use of graduated compression stockings. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (13), pp. 680-685.

Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2015). Oral and enteral nutrition in dementia: an overview. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (12), pp. 2-6.

Ojo, O. (2015). The challenges of home enteral tube feeding: A global perspective. Nutrients, 7, pp. 2524-2538.

Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2015). Enteral Nutrition in Dementia: A systematic review. Nutrients, 7, pp. 2456-2468.

Ojo, O. (2015). Pumps, feed and sets: Is procurement limiting outcomes? British Journal of Nursing, 24 (2), pp. 16-20.

Ojo, O. and Brooke, J. (2014). Evaluation of the role of enteral nutrition in managing patients with diabetes: A systematic review. Nutrients, 6, pp. 5142-5152.

Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2014). Cognitive screening in patients with diabetes in primary care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 19 (8), pp. 401-406.

Ojo, O. (2014). Problems with use of a Foley catheter in home enteral tube feeding. British Journal of Nursing, 23 (7), pp. 360-364.

Hickman, S. and Ojo, O. (2013). Implementing Early Supported Discharge in patients with acute exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Journal of Nursing and Health Care, 1 (1), pp. 148-159.

Ojo, O. (2013). Diabetes in Ethnic Minorities in UK: The role of diet in glucose dysregulation and prevalence of diabetes. Journal of Food & Nutritional Disorders, 2 (2), pp. 1-7.

Ojo, O. (2012). The Impact of Changes in Health and Social Care on Enteral Feeding in the Community. Nutrients, 4 (11), pp. 1709-1722.

Ojo, O. and Bowden, J. (2012). Infection control in enteral feed and feeding systems in the community. British Journal of Nursing, 21 (18), pp. 1070-1075.

Ojo, O. (2012). Managing Diabetes in people on home enteral tube feeding. Diabetes and Primary Care. 14 (2), pp. 113-119.

Ojo, O. and Patel, I. (2012). Home enteral nutrition and team working. Journal of Community Nursing, 26 (2), pp. 15-18.

Ojo, O. (2011). Balloon gastrostomy tubes for long-term feeding in the community. British Journal of Nursing, 20 (1), pp. 34-38.

Wright, K. and Ojo, O. (2010). Foot care for residents with type 2 diabetes. Nursing & Residential Care, 12 (12), pp. 585-589.

Ojo, O. (2010). Managing patients on enteral feeding tubes in the community. British Journal of Community Nursing Supplement, 15 (7), pp. S6-S13.

Ojo, O. (2010). Evaluating Care: home enteral nutrition. Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (3), 18-25.

Ojo, O. (2010). Home Enteral Nutrition NICE Guidelines and Nutrition Support in primary care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 15 (3), pp. 116-120.

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Okoye, O. and Ojo, O. (2015). The role of emotions, coping styles and stress in binge and emotional eating among female university students. Midlands Health Psychology Network, 19 February 2015. University of Derby

Ojo, O. (2012). Enteral feeding in community: what do the changes to health and social care mean for the future? Keynote Address In: National Nurses Nutrition Group Conference, 30 October 2012. Manchester, England.

Ojo, O. (2011). Prevalence of diabetes in patients on home enteral tube feeding (HETF). Abstract Presented In: Diabetes Spring Conference, 15-16 April 2011. University of Greenwich. 

Ojo, O. (2007). The use of balloon Gastrostomy feeding tube in the management of patients on enteral feed in the community. Abstract Presented In: American Society of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) Conference. Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Browse our publications database