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    Christine Okpomeshine, Ph.D., MSN
    Assistant Professor

    Email: cokpomeshine@njcu.edu
    Phone: (201) 200-2164
    Office: Rossey 405C

    Specialization: Obstetrics/Maternal –Child/ Public Health (Community Health Education)
    Research Interests: Diseases in Pregnancy
     

    Education

    PhD in Public Health
    Specialization: Community Health and Promotion
    Dissertation Research Area: Preeclampsia Risk and Prevention
    Walden University-Baltimore, Maryland

    Master of Science in Nursing
    Specialization: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner May 2003
    Seton Hall University- South Orange, NJ

    Bachelor of Science, Nursing
    Seton Hall University- South Orange, NJ May 1998

    Diploma (Midwifery), September 1989
    School of Midwifery, St. Camillus Hospital – Bendel State, Nigeria

    Professional Experience

    Delivery Room Nurse,
    RN – Labor & Delivery Unit
    Level 3 with 2000 deliveries a year / Provide care for mother and baby
    Direct care of the ante-partum, intra-partum, peri-operative and post-partum
    Patient care; Scrub for C- Section when needed.

    Staff Nurse, Medical/Surgical Oncology
    RN – Med-Surg & Oncology Units

    Nurse-Midwife, Comprehensive Health Center – Ihitte, Nigeria.
    Midwife-Holistic and Public Health
    Provide care to pregnant women and delivered babies in the village

    Professional Affilations

    National League of Nurses
    American Public Health Association
    Sigma Theta Tau
    International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)

    Publications and Presentations:

    Okpomeshine, Christine. “Traditional Birthing Practices in Igboland.” The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vol. 6, No. December 2011
    Okpomeshine, C. (2014). Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of preeclampsia among first-generation Nigerian women in the United States. USA Trafford Publishing
    2014 Presented at the NJCU research Conference
    2011 Poster Presentation during the 8th US-Russian Nursing Conference Cruise
    2011 Poster Presentation at the 1st International Symposium on Nursing Intervention Research.
    2011 Paper Presentation 6th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.
    2009 Presented Bleeding in Obstetrics -Njala University Sierra Leone

    Licenses and Certificates

    Registered Nurse – State of New York
    Registered Nurse – State of New Jersey
    Nursing and Midwifery – Council of Nigeria
    Infection Control Certification for NYS Licensure
    Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiner (SAFNE) New Jersey
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    Electronic Fetal Heart Monitoring Certification
    National Institutes of Health based Certification
    Neonatal Resuscitation Provider
    Pyxis Medication Certification
    Adult IV Therapy Certification
    Electrocardiogram Certification
    Mantoux Injection Certification
    Childbirth Education (Lamaze)
    AIDS Prevention and Control Services
    Epic Computer Certification

    Campus / Community Affiliations

    Departmental Meetings
    Senate meeting
    AFT meetings