Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, FAAN

Yolanda Ogbolu, PhD, CRNP-Neonatal, FAAN
  • Assistant Professor
    Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
  • Chair
    Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
  • Director, Office of Global Health
    Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
Location:
Room 416, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-8198
Office Hours:
Mondays 10am until 2pm
Location:
Room 480, School of Nursing
Phone:
410-706-3685
Office Hours:
Mondays 10am until 2pm
Email:
ogbolu@umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, Global health disparities, University of Maryland Baltimore, 2011
  • MS, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner-post certificate, University of Maryland Baltimore, 2006
  • BSN, Nursing- RN to BSN, University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Nursing, 2004
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner- entry to APN, Georgetown University, 1990
  • AA in Nursing, Baltimore City Community College, 1989

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2018 - 2021
    Title:
    Family Social Inclusion: Learning from Brazil to Baltimore
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • Social determinants of health, social isolation, social inclusion, global health nursing, neonatal health disparities, global to local reverse innovation

Research Activity

  • Duration:
    2013 - 2016
    Title:
    Cultural Competency and Patient Experiences with Care-RWJF
    Description:
    Study of organizational cultural competency and its association with patient reported experiences with care
    Status:
    Writing Results

Publications

  • Ogbolu, Y., Scrandis, D. & F. G. (2018, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Barriers and facilitators of care for diverse patients: Nurse leader perspectives and nurse manager implications. Journal of nursing management, 26 (1), 3-10. doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12498
  • Ogbolu, Y., Ford, J., Cohn, E. & Gillespie, G. L. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Nurses on the move: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation nurse faculty scholars and their action on the social determinants of health. Ethnicity & Health, 1-11. Informa UK Limited. doi:10.1080/13557858.2017.1315369
  • Ogbolu, Y., Scrandis, D., Fitzpatrick, G. & Newhouse, R. (2016, December 1). Leading Organizational Cultural Competency: Nurse Leader Rounds and Care for Diverse Patients.. The Journal of nursing administration, 46 (12), 627-629. doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000417
  • Ogbolu, Y., Iwu, E. N., Zhu, S. & Johnson, J. V. (2013). Translating Research into Practice in Low-Resource Countries: Progress in Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria. Nursing Research and Practice, 2013, 1-10. Hindawi Publishing Corporation. doi:10.1155/2013/848567
  • Ogbolu, Y., Johantgen, M. E., Zhu, S. & Johnson, J. V. (2015). Nurse reported patient safety in low-resource settings: A cross-sectional study of MNCH nurses in Nigeria. Appl. Nurs. Res., 28 (4), 341–346. Elsevier Inc.. doi:10.1016/j.apnr.2015.02.006
  • Eun Jee, L. & Ogbolu, Y. (2018, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Smartphone addiction in children: The effect of parental control, depresssion, and sleep. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 29 (2), 128-138. doi:10.1097/JAN.0000000000000222

See a full list of published work.

Presentations

  • Year:
    2018
    Title:
    Reverse Engineering: Learning how to address the SDH from successful programs abroad
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    American Public Health Association (APHA) 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo
    Sponsoring Organization:
    APHA
    Location:
    San Diego CA United States
  • Year:
    2016
    Title:
    The Social Determinants of Health Taskforce: Building Multi-Sectoral Collaborations for Action
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Presenting at Maryland's 13th Annual Health Equity Conference, Achieving Health Equity through Community Engagement and Innovative Health Care Delivery
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Maryland Office of Minority Health
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Mental Health, Psychosocial Stress, and Adverse Neonatal Outcomes
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Fetal Infant and Mortality Review Board Meeting
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Black Mental Health Alliance
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Building Neonatal Nurse Capacity
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Global Nursing Caucus and Seed Global Health
    Location:
    Boston MA
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Congratulatory Address
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Baltimore City Community College Awards and Recognition Ceremony
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Baltimore City Community College
    Location:
    Baltimore MD

Areas of Specialization

  • global health nursing, health equity, newborn disparities

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Global health; Global health nursing, Cultural Competency

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    UMSON Scholarship Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing
    Date:
    May 2019
  • Name:
    American Academy of Nursing-Fellow
    Sponsoring organization:
    American Academy of Nursing
    Date:
    May 2017
  • Name:
    National Academies of Practice-Distinguished Fellow
    Sponsoring organization:
    National Academies of Practice
    Date:
    April 2016
  • Name:
    Champion of Excellence Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    Date:
    January 2015
  • Name:
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Outstanding Faculty Diversity Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    Date:
    March 2014
  • Name:
    Harriet Tubman Legacy in Maternal Child Health Nursing Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    Black Nurses Association of Maryland
    Date:
    May 2014

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2011 - Current
    Organization:
    Global Health InterProfessional Council
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2015 - Current
    Organization:
    Governance Council
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2014 - Current
    Organization:
    Nurses for Global Health
    Role:
    Faculty Advisor
  • Date:
    2014 - 2016
    Organization:
    Ph.D. Curriculum Committee
    Role:
    Member
  • Date:
    2014 - 2016
    Organization:
    Faculty Council
    Role:
    Member

Professional

  • Date:
    2014 - Current
    Organization:
    National Institute of Health
    Role:
    Grant Reviewer/Referee

Public

  • Date:
    2015 - Current
    Organization:
    Social Determinants of Health Taskforce
    Role:
    Chair