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Research fellow, Western Sydney University

An Eye care specialist, Epidemiologist and Public health researcher with about 15 years experience in health care currently working in Diabetes and Integrated care.


  • 2018–present
    Research fellow, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, NSW Australia


  • 2017 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD
  • 2012 
    Aston University Birmingham, MSc
  • 2000 
    Abia State University, Nigeria, OD


  • 2021
    Misinformation About COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Survey, Health Security 19(1):44-56. doi: 10.1089/HS.2020.0202.
  • 2021
    Opinion and uptake of chloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 during the mandatory lockdown in the sub-Saharan African region, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 13(1):e1-e8 DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v13i1.2795
  • 2021
    Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of COVID-19 among Healthcare and Non-Healthcare Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Web-Based Survey, Health Security
  • 2021
    Ethnic differences in mortality and hospital admission rates between Māori, Pacific, and European New Zealanders with type 2 diabetes between 1994 and 2018: a retrospective, population-based, longitudinal cohort study, The Lancet Global Health

Professional Memberships

  • The College of Optometrists