|Room 144 – CAFST Complex|
|DR JUSTINA NKECHI OKOLI (FAIPH)
Dr Justina Nkechi Okoli obtained her B.Sc. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, M.Sc in Public Health Nutrition and Ph.D in Public Health Nutrition all from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Justina is also a Registered Dietitians with Association Nigeria Dietitians and Registered Nurse Educator with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. She started her work experience as a clinical Nurse and her teaching experience as Clinical Instructor before as a Nurse Tutor at School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bishop Shanahan Hospital Nsukka. Justina lectured at School of Public Health Nursing, Nsukka. In 2012, She relocated to Anambra state and taught at the School of Nursing, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi. She has a wide range of knowledge and experience in Nursing care, Nursing education, nursing management, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programme activities. Justina is skilled in scientific investigation of nursing and health issues of development.
Currently, Dr. Justina Okoli is a lecturer at the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, College of Applied Food Sciences and Tourism (CAFST), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia (MOUAU), Nigeria. Her area of specialty is Clinical and Public Health Nutrition. She is the College Representative to College of Management Sciences, MOUAU. Justina is the Departmental Coordinator of Undergraduate Project and Seminar. She is also the Associate Coordinator of clinical/hospital practice for the Human Nutrition and Dietetics department Federal Medical Centre, (FMC), Umuahia.. She is an author of two best selling textbooks in Nutrition and Research Methodology. She lectured at the Department of Home Science, Nutrition and Management in Nasarawa State University, Lafia Campus
Her deep passion for adequate nutrition and its education stimulated her interest to single handedly written an approved proposal for Human Nutrition and Dietetics Programme for Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka for its Nnewi Campus in Anambra – her home state. As a Public health Nutritionist and Nurse, She serves in many community projects as an individual and for NGOs and Faith Based Organizations at different settings to prevent malnutrition among folks as slated in primary health care activities. Justina is very useful and assisting in Nutrition Information and Surveillance System. She has excellent experience in conducting and updating the situation analysis for programme sector activities. As a consolidated author and editor, She has the ability to prepare regular reports as at when due. Her wealth of experience in team work enables her create a very conducive environment necessary for high output needed in promoting interdisciplinary technical and operational support that is essential in multidisciplinary environment.
Dr. Okoli is a member of various professional associations namely: Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), Association of Dietitians of Nigeria, National Association of Nigeria Nurses & Midwives and Public Health Nurses Association of Nigeria. Justina ia a member of African Institute of Public Health. She has presented papers at many conferences and workshops and has earned various awards to her credit and a member of editorial boards. Dr. Okoli Justina is happily married to Sonni Okoli of Ufuma in Anambra state and the marriage blessed with five lovely children and grand children.