Edith Daniel Nwosu

Edith Daniel-Nwosu    OD
Lecturer I

Department of Optometry
Federal University of Technology Owerri
E-Mail: edithedfuto@gmail.com

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Schools Attended /Qualifications with Dates:

Federal Government Girls’ College, Yola, Adamawa State                      1989
SSCE (Senior Secondary School Certificate)

Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State                                                          1998
O.D. (Doctor of Optometry)

Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State                                2015
M.Sc (Master of Science in Environmental Health Biology)

Nigerian College of Optometrists
FNCO (Fellow of the Nigerian College of Optometrists)                                         In View

Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State
Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy in Environment Health Biology)                               In View

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Assistant Lecturer (Optometry and Ocular Health), Department of Optometry,
FUTO (Full Time)

  • ♦  Taught assigned courses in Ocular Anatomy, Ocular Physiology, Dispensing Optics, Clinical and Development Psychology.
  • ♦  Clinically examined patients’ eyes and managed eye problems.
  • ♦  Supervised students in clinical procedures and practices.
  • ♦  Coordinated community outreach programme with graduating students.
  • ♦  Attended conferences/workshops.

Lecturer II (Optometry and Ocular Health), Department of Optometry,
FUTO (Full Time)

  • ♦  Conducted tutorials, demonstrations, practical classes and clinical sessions
  • ♦  Prepared and delivered lectures and seminars
  • ♦  Conducted research and published articles
  • ♦  Involvement in professional activities
  • ♦  Consultation with students
  • ♦  Developed course materials/ Lecture notes with appropriate advice from more senior staff.
  • ♦  Supervised students’ research projects
  • ♦  Participated in departmental curriculum development
  • ♦  Attended conferences/workshops

Courses Taught

  • ♦  Ocular Anatomy
  • ♦  Ocular Pathology
  • ♦  Ocular Physiology
  • ♦  Dispensing Optics
  • ♦  Binocular Vision Anomalies
  • ♦  Clinical Procedures
  • ♦  Neuroanatomy and Physiology
  • ♦  Clinical Psychology

Lecturer I (Optometry and Ocular Health), Department of Optometry,
FUTO (Full Time)

  • ♦  Conducted tutorials, demonstrations, practical classes and clinical sessions
  • ♦  Prepared and delivered lectures and seminars
  • ♦  Conducted research and published articles
  • ♦  Involvement in professional activities
  • ♦  Consultation with students
  • ♦  Developed course materials/ Lecture notes with appropriate advice from more senior staff.
  • ♦  Supervised Students’ Research Projects
  • ♦  Participated in departmental curriculum development
  • ♦  Attended conferences/workshops
  • ♦  Clinical examined patients’ eyes and managed eye problems.
  • ♦  Supervised students in clinical procedures and practices.

Courses Taught

  • ♦  Same as Lecturer II

JOB EXPERIENCES:

  • ♦  Industrial Trainee, Niger Optical Service Company Ltd, Owerri 1998-1999
  • ♦  Intern, Continental Eye Hospital, Owerri 2000-2001
  • ♦  NYSC Optometrist, Federal Medical Centre Owerri 2001-2003
  • ♦  Optometrist, Specialist Eye Hospital, Agbor Delta State 2004-2005
  • ♦  Senior Optometrist, Mercy Eye Clinic, Wetheral Road Owerri 2005-2009
  • ♦  Lecturer, Department of Optometry, Federal University of Technology Owerri 2009-Present

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  • ♦  Class Adviser- Department of Optometry 2010- Present
  • ♦  Clinic Supervisor- Department of Optometry Teaching Eye Clinic 2010 - Present

MEMBERSHIP OF UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

  • ♦  Member - Board of Studies Department of Optometry, FUTO - 2009- Present
  • ♦  Member - Board of Studies School of Health Technology, FUTO - 2009- Present
  • ♦  Member – School of Health Technology (SOHT) Human Resource Development Committee - 2014- Present
  • ♦  Chairman – Department of Optometry Welfare Committee 2016-Present
  • ♦  Member – Department of Optometry Committee on Direct Teaching Lab Cost (DTLC) - 2016- Present
  • ♦  Member – Department of Optometry Committee on Standard Clinic Procedures - 2016- Present
  • ♦  Member – Local Organization Committee of the 2nd SOHT International Congress - 2017- Present
  • ♦  Member – Servicom Committee, Department of Optometry - 2009-2012
  • ♦  Member – University Ceremonial Protocol Sub Committee - 2017 - Present

HONOURS/AWARDS:

  • ♦  Best science student, class of 1988/89, Federal Government Girls College, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • ♦  Member - Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria   - 1998-Present
  • ♦  Member – Nigerian Optometric Association   - 1998-Present
  • ♦  Member – Women Optometrists in Nigeria                                                          -               2000-Present
  • ♦  Member – Association of Nigerian Optometric Educators   - 2009- Present

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  1. 41st Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Benin, Edo State. 5th -8th  July 2017

  2. 40th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. 13th -16th July 2016


  3. 39th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Abuja FCT. 16th – 18th July 2015


  4. 38th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Asaba, Delta State. 17th – 19th July 2014


  5. 37th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Umuahia, Abia State. 18th – 20th July 2013.


  6. 36th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Lagos State. 19h – 21st July 2012


  7. 35th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Abuja FCT. 14th – 16th July 2011


  8. 34th Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Imo State. 24th – 26th June 2010


  9. 33rd Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Abeokuta Ogun State. 2nd – 4th July 2009


  10. 32nd Annual Conference/ Annual General Meeting of NOA, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State. 17th – 19th July 2008


  11. 1st International Congress/ Conference on Health Science and Technology, SOHT FUTO, Imo State. 1st – 4th August, 2016.


  12. 4th International Conference of the Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies FUTO. 25th -28th May, 2015 (Sponsored).


  13. 8th Annual Conference/Scientific lectures of the Nigeria College of Optometrists, Owerri. 15th -16th May 2015.


  14. International Conference on Entrepreneurship Development, FUTO. 18th – 20th February, 2013.


  15. International Conference on the Goals of Arts, Social and Technology. 13th – 16th September, 2015.


  16. A 3-day workshop on Access and Utilization of Library E-Resources/Data Bases organized by Centre for Human Resources Development (CHRD) in conjunction with University Library, FUTO, 13th – 15th October, 2015.


  17. A 3-day workshop on Staff Training on Eduportal/Upload of Result organized by Information and Computer Technology (ICT) Unit FUTO, 20th -22nd July 2013.


  18. A 3- workshop on Teaching Methodology and e-learning organized by information and Computer Technology (ICT) Unit FUTO, 12th -14th July 2012.


  19. A 2-day workshop on International Medical Strategy held at the Senate Chambers FUTO, 1st- 2nd March 2012.


  20. A Seminar on Food Supplement/Alternative Medical by Cuso Konsult Ltd, Owerri held at Celestine Onwuliri International Conference Centre FUTO on Thursday 12th July, 2012.


  21. A Public Lecture on International Capital and Technical Management by Dr. William Siyanbola, DG National Centre for Technological Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife held at Celestine Onwuliri Conference Centre, FUTO 23rd July 2012.


  22. A Seminar on the Causes, Management and Prevention of Glaucoma among Young Adults in Development Countries by Edith Daniel-Nwosu to mark the World Glaucoma day, held at Owerri Girls Secondary School on 13th March 2014.


  23. Vice Chancellor’s Workshop on Achieving Excellence in strategic Grants Writing for Academics at SOPS Auditorium FUTO on Tuesday 2nd May, 2017.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

  • ♦  FUTO Women Association (FUTOWA)
  • ♦  Lions Club International District 414
  • ♦  Obazu-Mbieri Women Organization
  • ♦  Pro-Health International (NGO)

PUBLISHED PAPERS IN REFERRED JOURNALS
Amuneke, C.L., Ikoro, N. C. and Daniel- Nwosu, E. (2012) Prevalence of near exophoria Among Teenage Students in Owerri Municipal Council, Imo State, Journal of Nigerian Optometric Association, 17 (1): 43-47.


Daniel –Nwosu E., Lamina, A. and Nwakanmma, G.I. (2014) Association between Visual Acuity impairment and Academic Performance of Students, Journal of the Nigerian Optometric Association, 19(1): 39-42.


Juddy A. U., Esenwah, E. C., Ikoro, N.C. Azuamah, Y.C., George G.O., Okorie, M.E., Daniel-Nwosu, E., and Nwakamma, G. (2014). Effect of Caffeinated coffee on Tear production. International Journal of Research, 1(9): 1264-1268.


Esenwah, E. C, Ojogbane, G. E., Azuamah, Y.C., Ezinne, N., Ikoro, N.C. Daniel-Nwosu, E., Ahuama, O.C., and Kio, F. (2015). Common Pathogenic Organisms Found in External Eye Infections among Residents of Abuja, Nigeria. International Journal of Research, 2(3): 697-703.


Ikoro, N.C., and Daniel-Nwosu, E., (2013). Magnification in Low Vision Practice-Benefits and Limitations. Blindness and Low Vision Journal, 2:10-12.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS/ABSTRACTS
Azuamah, Y.C., Ikoro, N.C., Esenwah, E.C., and Daniel-Nwosu, E.I., (2016). A Review of Ocular Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus and Systemic Hypertension, 1st International Congress/Conference on Health Science and Technology, Paper 04, Pp.14.


Nnadozie, R.I.A., Chiegboka, N.A., Mgbemena, I.C., Ikoro, N.C., Ikebuasi, L.O., Daniel-Nwosu E.I., Nwankwo, U.O. and Okoro, C. I. (2016) Reviewing Molecular based Approach on Diagnosis of Some Parasitic and Ocular Infections, 1st International Congress/Conference on Health Science and Technology, Paper 08 Pp.18.


Daniel-Nwosu, E.I., Ikebuasi, L.O, Nnadozie, R.I.A., Ozor, J.U. and Eberendu, G.I. (2016) Public Health Challenges of Ocular Parasites in the Tropical Region. 1st International Congress /Conference on Health Sciences and Technology, Paper 13; Pp.21.


Esenwah, E.C., Azuamah, Y.C., Amadi, A.N., Ikoro, N.C., Daniel-Nwosu, E.I., Amadi C.O.A., and Nwoke, B.E.B. (2016) Prevalence of Ocular Injuries/Trauma and Foreign Bodies Among Auto Body Repairers in Imo State, Nigeria. 1st International Congress/Conference on Health Sciences and Technology, Paper 20, Pp.24.

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