Opeyemi Odejimi

Online part-time Tutor

Biography

Opeyemi is at the final stages of PhD research at the University of Wolverhampton. Her research aims to explore the impact of active service users and carers involvement in Adult Nursing and Social Work students. Her undergraduate degree was in dentistry and she has completed a postgraduate master’s degree in Public Health as a result of her passion to contribute to the improvement of the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, and the nation. During her postgraduate studies, she developed passion for lecturing and this prompted her to seek a career as a lecturer.

Opeyemi has won various awards and prizes based on my dedication and hard work within the University of Wolverhampton and the community. Currently, she reviews article for the World Health Organisation (WHO) Journal publication "The bulletin". Also, has disseminated her research in journal publications and many conferences.

Research

PhD studies:

Exploring the Impact of Active Service Users and Carers Involvement in Adult Nursing and Social Work Students’ Pre-Registration Education- A Tripartite Perspectives of the Main Stakeholders in Higher Education

Lectures and conferences

Odejimi. O. (2015) Main stakeholders' perspectives of service users and carers involvement in health and social care students’ education. Oral and poster presentation at the NET 2015 conference, Churchill College, Cambridge. 7th- 9th September 2015.

Odejimi, O. (2015) Service users and carers involvement in health and social care students’ educations: what outcomes to expect? Oral and poster presentation at the University of Wolverhampton, 2015, Annual Research Conference, 16th of June, 2015.

Odejimi. O., Lang, L., and Serrant, L. (2014) Service users and carers involvement in health and social care students’ education: What outcomes to expect for the main stakeholders. Oral and poster presentation at the University of Wolverhampton, 2014, Public and patient involvement: sharing experience to inspire excellence conference. 19th of September 2014.

Odejimi, O., Serrant, L., and Mackey, H. (2014) The impact of service users and carers involvement on health professionals’ education and clinical practices. Poster presentation at the University of Wolverhampton, 2014, Annual Research Conference, 17th of June, 2014.

Odejimi, O., Fuller, P. and Bellingham-Young, D. A. (2012) Determinants of teenage pregnancy in Africa: Implication for public health policy and practice. Poster presented at the 2nd National Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) Student Network Conference, Collaborative Practice: Meeting the Challenges of Today Together; Birmingham City University, 9th November 2012.

Odejimi, O., Bellingham-Young, D. A., and Fuller, P. (2013) A conceptual framework to reducing teenage pregnancy in Africa: an empirical approach. Poster presented at Festival of Public Health 2013. University of Manchester, 4th July, 2013.

Teaching

Presently an online tutor within the Postgraduate Medical Education programme.

Contributed to marking for the Principles of Medical Assessment module and Assessing knowledge skills and attitude.

Publications

  • Odejimi. O. and Bellingham-Young, D. A (2016) Teenage pregnancy in Africa: Trend and Determinants in the 21st Century. Journal of Health and Social Care Improvement (JHSCI). 1(1). pp12- 20
  • Odejimi, O. and Bellingham-Young, D. A (2014) A policy pathway to reducing teenage pregnancy in Africa. Journal of Human Growth and Development. 24(2). pp135-141. http://pepsic.bvsalud.org/pdf/rbcdh/v24n2/03.pdf