Dr Omorogieva (Omo) Ojo BSc Hons, PGCert, PGDip, MSc
BSc Hons, PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Senior Lecturer, Adult Nursing
Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
Faculty of Education & Health
Dr Omorogieva Ojo is a Senior Lecturer of Adult Nursing in the Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science at the University of Greenwich.
His research and lecturing specialism is nutrition and diabetes, and he leads on the faculty's Diabetes Specialist Interest Group.
Omo has been in his current post since joining the university in 2010, coordinating the post-registration Diabetes Care and Management course for nurses, and the pre-registration Patient Pathways of Care course. He also conducts study days in collaboration with partner organisations outside the university.
He is a Link tutor for students attending clinical placement in various community settings, as well as a Professional tutor group leader, providing pastoral support to students throughout their programme.
Omo supervises both undergraduate and postgraduate research projects. His research interest in diabetes and clinical nutrition is recognised both nationally and internationally, having been keynote speaker at the National Nurses Nutrition Group conference, a regular reviewer and editor for journals and has attendance on the Editorial Board of American Journal of Food and Nutrition.
Posts held previously:
- 2008–10, 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, Postdoctoral 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 research support to undergraduate, postgraduate, including PhD students
- Senior Lecturer, Adult Nursing, Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
- Course Lecturer on Patient Pathways of Care (pre-registration)
- Course Lecturer and coordinator on Diabetes Care and Management (post-registration)
- Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate research projects
- Link tutor
- Guest editor, Special Issue on Enteral Nutrition. Nutrients [online].
- Guest editor, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Enteral Nutrition. Nutrients [online].
- Guest editor, Special Issue on Health care and Diabetes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health [online].
- Reviewer at: British Journal of Nursing; Nursing and Residential Care; The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging; Australian Health Review.
- Editor–in–Chief, Nigerian Journal of Health Management [online].
- Member, Editorial Board. American Journal of Food and Nutrition [online].
- Member, Editorial Board. Diabetes Research [online].
- Member, Editorial Board. Nutrients [online].
- Member, Editorial Board. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Technology [online].
- Member, Editorial Board. International Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Research [online].
- Member, Editorial Board. Madridge Journal of Diabetes (MJD) [online].
Omo's research interests are particularly focused around diabetes and include the effectiveness of Structured Education in Diabetes for Ethnic Minorities; the Evaluation of the Glycemic Index of Some Carbohydrate Rich Ethnic Minority Foods in the UK; and Clinical Nutrition, Enteral Tube Feeding in the Community.
Ojo, O. (2015). Enteral Feeding Tubes: Not perfect, but necessary. British Journal of Nursing, [online] 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, [online] 12, pp. 8281-8294.
Muñoz-Figueroa, G.P. and Ojo, O. (2015). Venous thromboembolism: use of graduated compression stockings. British Journal of Nursing, [online] 24(13), pp. 680-685.
Brooke, J. and Ojo, O .(2015). Oral and enteral nutrition in dementia: an overview. British Journal of Nursing, [online] 24(12), pp. 2-6.
Ojo, O. (2015). The challenges of home enteral tube feeding: A global perspective. Nutrients, [online] 7, pp. 2524-2538.
Brooke, J. and Ojo, O. (2015). Enteral Nutrition in Dementia A Systematic Review. Nutrients, 7(4), 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(11), 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), pp. 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.
Okoye, O. and Ojo, O. (2015). The role of emotions, coping styles and stress in binge and emotional eating among female university students. In: Midlands Health Psychology Network, 19 February. University of Derby.
Ojo, O. (2012). Enteral feeding in community: what do the changes to health and social care mean for the future? In: The National Nurses Nutrition Group Conference (NNNG). Manchester: England.
Ojo, O. (2011). Prevalence of diabetes in patients on Home Enteral Tube Feeding (HETF). In: Diabetes Spring Conference. Medway Campus: University of Greenwich.
Ojo, O. (2007). The use of balloon Gastrostomy feeding tube in the management of patients on enteral feed in the community. In: The American Society of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) conference. Phoenix: Arizona, USA.