MS, Nursing, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2000
BS, Nursing, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1997
BA, Rowan University of New Jersey, School of Nursing, Glassboro, NJ, 1986
RN, Nursing, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, 1981
U2G PS000651 Blattner PI 9/30/06-9/29/10 CDC HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care & Treatment in the Federal Republic of Nigeria This cooperative agreement will implement the Emergency Plan goals specific to Nigeria to treat at least 350,000 HIV-infected individuals; and to care for 1,750,000 HIV-affected individuals, including orphans. Role: Technical Advisor, Nursing Care and Support
Fogarty Grant Farley PI Understanding ARV Adherence among Nigerians; Prevalence of Depression and Alcohol use among ART experienced and ART naïve patients Role: Co-Investigator
U2G PS000651 Public Health Evaluations Blattner PI 9/30/06-9/29/10 Care and Treatment Outcome: Evaluating Physician provided hospital based and Nurse provided community based ART service models in Nigeria Role: Co-Investigator
U2G PS000651 Policy Grant 9/30/06-9/29/10 Developing and Implementation of national HIV/AIDS nursing curriculum and fellowship program in Nigeria Role: Investigator
Assessing Nigerian Nurses’ risk of Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens, their knowledge, use of universal precautions if Exposed Role: Principal Investigator
The Impact of Nursing Work Organizational Factors on Neonatal Mortality in Nigeria Role: PI
B, Smith, T. Guberski, J. Lipscomb, M. Maimbolwa, Amoroso, B. Bausell, S. Blanshan, J. Burrage, B. Kiama, N. Smith, J.H. Park, J. Allan PhD, M. Broome, J. Farley, E. Iwu, J. Johnson, M. Moen. Protecting health care capacity by preventing occupational transmission of diseases among nurses in Sub-Saharan Africa may be an important step to global peace (Abstract AAN Conference).
Iwu, E.; Gomwalk, A.; Umaru, E.; Farley, J.; Dakum P. & Blattner, W. Building Nursing Capacity for HIV/AIDS care in Nigeria: Opportunities and Challenges (Abstract ANAC Conference, 2008).
Iwu, E.; Etiebet, M.; Gomwalk, A.; Gebi, U.; Fagbenro, S.; Akinmurele, T.; Omuh, H.; Jumare, J.; Akinwande, Y.; Mariaga, B.; Umaru, E. & Ajav-Nyior, J. Implementation of Task Shifting at IHVN Supported Sites in Nigeria. (HIV Implementers’ Meeting, 2009).
Coffman, M.; Nwoga, C.F.; Iwu, E.; Johnson, J. & Smith, B. Sub-Saharan Africa health care workers (HCWs) Knowledge of Universal Precautions (UP), Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens, and Availability of Protective Apparel/Equipment (American Public Health Association, 13th annual Meeting, 2009).
Orwenyo, C.; Ekwede, I.; Ihuoma Ezebuihe, I.; Johnson, J.; Iwu, E.; Riel, R. & Moen, M. Healthcare Workers Perspectives of Task Shifting in Nigeria (American Public Health Association Meeting, 2009).
Ezebuihe, I.; Orwenyo, C.; Ekwede, I.; Umaru, E.; Gomwalk, A.; Johnson, J.; Iwu, E.; Riel, R. & Moen, M. Task Shifting: A Strategic Response to Health Care Human Resource Crises – A Qualitative Study of hospital based HIV clinics in north central Nigeria (Unite for Site Global Innovation Conference, 2010).
Academic & Professional Activities:
Member, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Member, Sigma Theta Tau
Member, International AIDS Society
Member, Speakers Bureau, GlaxoSmithKline – HI/AIDS related issues
Member, Speakers Bureau, Aids Education and Training Centers (AETC) – NJ/PA