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Biography

Victor joined the Health Research Institute, University of Canberra in January 2020 as a Senior Research Fellow/Biostatistician. He has degrees/training in medical/public health parasitology/entomology, cardiometabolic disease epidemiology, and biostatistics. He was awarded Ph.D. in 2017 at the Charles Darwin University and subsequently held a Senior Research Officer in biostatistics position at the Menzies School of Health Research Darwin, where he led/contributed to the design, implementation, and analyses of large scale randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and epidemiological studies in the Indigenous populations of Australia and sub-Sahara Africa. He has over 10 years of experience in public health, epidemiological, and applied biostatistics research across sectors - Non-governmental organisations and academia in Nigeria and Australia.

Research Interests
* Cardiovascular disease risk factors classification
* Indigenous, migrant and international health
* Infectious diseases epidemiology (malaria, otitis media, etc)
* RCTs and epidemiological study design/analyses
* Stepped wedge cluster randomised trial design/analyses
* Health indicator and health surveys
* Development of statistical programs (Stata) to facilitate study design/analyses


Research Projects
* 2018 - 2021 A randomised trial of an intensive education intervention using network of involved diabetes patients to improve glycaemic control of type 2 diabetes patients - Nigeria. Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems programme (BRIDGES 2) - Funded by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) ~ (CI-B)

* 2018 - 2021 A community-based randomised trial of lifestyle intervention using targeted shared care approach on pregnancy outcomes in Nigerian women with gestational diabetes mellitus but without diabetes mellitus - Nigeria. Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems programme (BRIDGES 2) - Funded by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly)(CI-F)

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Macquarie University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2020

PhD, Charles Darwin University

Award Date: 1 Jun 2017

Master, Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Award Date: 22 Apr 2010

Bachelor, Nnamdi Azikiwe Univerity

Award Date: 6 Jul 2006

External positions

Honorary Fellow

1 Mar 2020 → …

Senior Research Officer in Biostatistics

30 Aug 201731 Dec 2019

Academic Tutor

1 Aug 201331 Dec 2017

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Research Output

Povidone-iodine ear wash and oral cotrimoxazole for chronic suppurative otitis media in Australian aboriginal children: study protocol for factorial design randomised controlled trial

Wigger, C., Leach, A. J., Beissbarth, J., Oguoma, V., Lennox, R., Nelson, S., Patel, H., Chatfield, M., Currie, K., Coates, H., Edwards, K., Smith-Vaughan, H., Hare, K., Torzillo, P., Tong, S. & Morris, P., 27 Jul 2019, In : BMC pharmacology & toxicology. 20, 1, p. 1-6 6 p., 46.

Charles Darwin University, University of Canberra

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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  • Metabolic Syndromes and Public Health Policies in Africa

    Nwose, E. U., Bwititi, P. T. & Oguoma, V. M., 2017, Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa: Therapeutic Potential Against Metabolic, Inflammatory, Infectious and Systemic Diseases. Kuete, V. (ed.). Amsterdam: Elsevier, p. 109-131 23 p.

    Charles Sturt University, Charles Darwin University

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

  • Association between metabolic syndrome and 10-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease in a Nigerian population

    Oguoma, V. M., Nwose, E. U., Skinner, T. C., Richards, R. S., Digban, K. A. & Onyia, I. C., Sep 2016, In : International Health. 8, 5, p. 354-359 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Maximum accuracy obesity indices for screening metabolic syndrome in Nigeria: A consolidated analysis of four cross-sectional studies

    Oguoma, V. M., Nwose, E., Ulasi, I. I., Akintunde, A. A., Chukwukelu, E. E., Araoye, M. A., Edo, A. E., Ijoma, C. K., Onyia, I. C., Ogbu, I. I., Onyeanusi, J. C., Digban, K. A., Onodugo, O. D., Adediran, O., Opadijo, O. G., Bwititi, P., Richards, R. & Skinner, T. C., 2016, In : Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews. 10, 3, p. 121-127 7 p.

    Charles Sturt University

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Cardiovascular disease risk prevention: preliminary survey of baseline knowledge, attitude and practices of a nigerian rural community

    Oguoma, V. M., Nwose, E. U., Bwititi, P. T. & Bwititi, P., Sep 2014, In : North American Journal of Medical Sciences. 6, 9, p. 466-471 6 p.

    Charles Sturt University

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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