HOD's Profile









        1. Title:   Dr.

        2.  Bio-Data:

Surname:           ONIANWA

Maiden Name:  (NEE UMUNNA)


Sex:                    FEMALE

Date of Birth   19 OCTOBER

Marital Status:   MARRIED

Nationality:        NIGERIAN

State of Origin:  DELTA-STATE

Religion:            CHRISTIAN


                                UCH, IBADAN

  1. Educational Background:

Basic Academic/ Professional Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing; with a bias in Nursing Management/Administration, May 2010, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), University of Ibadan, 2006
  • Master of Personnel Psychology (M.P.P), University of Ibadan, 1997
  • B.Sc Nursing (Honours), University of Ibadan, 1995
  • National Registered Midwife (N.R.M) Dip Cert (1988) UBTH, Benin-City
  • National Registered Nurse (N.R.N) Dip Cert (1985)    UBTH, Benin-City

                 Academic Institutions Attended:

  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College Campus, Durban, South-Africa
  • University of Ibadan (Under-graduate & Post-Graduate Studies)
  • School of Midwifery, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin-City
  • School of Nursing, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin-City


  1. Award of Excellence
  2. Membership of International Society /Local Professional Bodies:
  1. Member, Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, North America (Tau Lambda Chapter)
  2. Member, National Association of Nigerian Nurses & Midwives (NANNM), Oyo State Chapter
  1.  Academic/ Clinical Research Publication(s)/Articles/ Journals

Onianwa, P.O (2007). Nursing Management of a Patient with Hemophilia. West African Journal of Nursing, Volume 18, No 2, Page 142-150


(i)Thesis & Dissertation(s)

  • Onianwa, P.O. (2010). An Appraisal of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Mechanisms and Development of quality Care Indicators Amongst Clinical Nurses in Selected Teaching Hospitals in South-West (SW) Nigeria. PhD Thesis, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South-Africa.


  • Onianwa, P.O. (1997). Training and Productivity: Implications of In-Service education and Staff Development on Job Performance among the Nursing Staff, University College Hospital, Ibadan. Master of Personnel Psychology (M.P.P) Dissertation, Univ of Ibadan.


  • Onianwa, P.O. (1995). Knowledge of Nurses about Patient Rights in the University College Hospital, Ibadan. B.Sc Dissertation, University of Ibadan.

            (ii) Paper Presented at International Conference:

  • Onianwa, P.O. and Bhengu, B.R. (2010). An Appraisal of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Mechanisms and Adaptation of Quality Care Indicators among Clinical Nurses in Selected Teaching Hospitals of South-West Nigeria: An action Research Study. Paper presented at the 7th Biennial Joanna Briggs Colloquium on Theme “Knowledge to Action: The next Generation of Evidence Based Practice” 13th-15th September, 2010, Chicago, USA


  1. Language Spoken:

Fluent English and Igbo Languages

  1. Office Location:

Ground Floor of the East Wing, UCH, Ibadan

  1. Area(s) of Specialization:

Nursing Management, Acute Care Nursing

  1. Hobbies:
  2. Event Management, Reading,
  3.  E-mail Address:    patoboni@yahoo.com