College of Health Sciences
Egondu Rosemary Onyejekwe, BSc., MA., MA., MA., MS., PhD.,
Dr. Onyejekwe holds six degrees in a variety of fields, starting with a BSc (Hons) in Zoology (Parasitology). Her last two degrees where form Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. There she obtained a doctorate degree is in Information Systems (Communications) and a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering. She holds three additional and separate Masters’ degrees from The Ohio State University, (Columbus, Ohio) These include Zoology (MS), Health Education (MA) and Public Health Administration (MA). Dr. Onyejekwe has accepted the invitation by the Springer publishing company to serve as an Editor of a proposed manuscript on Portable Health Records. These are Patient Electronic Health Records that are both mobile and that share ideas of technologies that are revolutionizing the Healthcare system. These patient oriented electronic records use proprietary technologies are proposed to use machine learning to automate the process of retrieving medical records data (regardless of format) and structuring that data into a mobile, full-featured electronic health record for each user. Dr. Onyejekwe currently serves as Associate Editor Springer Publishing. She is also serving as Overseas Liason Officer, for Gregory University, Uturu (GUU) Abia State, Nigeria. Dr. Onyejekwe has served as a Visiting Professor of Health Informatics for two years at a University of Technology Services in Nigeria. She has also served (five years) as a Health Informatics faculty at Walden University, where she still serves as faculty mentoring doctoral and Doctor of Public Health students. As a mentor she serves as the Chair of candidates’ committees, Committee Member and as a URR (University Resource Reviewer). Dr. Onyejekwe’s research interests focus on Big Data and Big Data Analytics in Population Health; Electronic Health Records and role in Public Health and Health Services Administration, especially regarding Health Disparities.