Faculty Profile

Chisom Odoh

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Rehabilitation and Health Services
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, University of Louisville, 2018.
Major: Public Health
Degree Specialization: Epidemiology
Dissertation Title: Coal ash exposure and behavioral impairments among children in Louisville, Kentucky
MPH, Tennessee State University, 2015.
Major: Public Health
Degree Specialization: Behavioral Health
BA, Fisk University, 2012.
Major: Biological Sciences

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PUBH 4015.001, Ethics in Public Health, Summer 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PUBH 4020.001, Biostatistics, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PUBH 4015.001, Ethics in Public Health, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PUBH 3025.001, Environmental Health, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PUBH 2010.001, Epidemiological Concepts and Methods for Public Health, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PUBH 1010.001, Introduction to Public Health, Summer 5W2 2020 Syllabus
PUBH 2010.001, Epidemiological Concepts and Methods for Public Health, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PUBH 4015.001, Ethics in Public Health, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PUBH 2010.001, Epidemiological Concepts and Methods for Public Health, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Iwundu, C. N., Stojda, D., Edereka-Great, K., Harllee, H. (2020). Community Epidemiologic Approaches. Spring Nature.
Journal Article
Odoh, C., Santa Maria, D., Hernandez, D. C. (2021). Commentary: The Invisible and Forgotten: COVID-19 Inequities Among People Experiencing Homelessness. Other. 44(2), 108--109. LWW.
Daundasekara, S. S., Iwundu, C. N., Hernandez, D. C., Zvolensky, M. J., Kendzor, D. E., Businelle, M. S. (2021). Depression is associated with poor physical health through lower distress tolerance among adults experiencing homelessness. Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness.
Connors, S. K., Leal, I. M., Nitturi, V., Odoh, C., Maza, V., Reyes, S., Acquati, C., Reitzel, L. R. (2021). Empowered Choices: African-American Women's Breast Reconstruction Decisions. American Journal of Health Behavior. 45(2), 352--370. PNG Publications.
Iwundu, C. N., Chen, T., Edereka-Great, K., Businelle, M. S., Kendzor, D. E., Reitzel, L. R. (2020). Mental Illness and Youth-Onset Homelessness: A Retrospective Study among Adults Experiencing Homelessness. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(22), 8295. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.
Iwundu, C. N., Agrawal, P., Businelle, M. S., Kendzor, D. E., Reitzel, L. R. (2020). Predictors of Overnight and Emergency Treatment among Homeless Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Zierold, K. M., Odoh, C. (2020). A review on fly ash from coal-fired power plants: chemical composition, regulations, and health evidence. Other. 1(ahead-of-print), . De Gruyter.
Agrawal, P., Neisler, J., Businelle PhD, M. S., Kendzor PhD, D. E., Hernandez, D. C., Odoh, C., Reitzel, L. R. (2019). Exposure to violence and sleep inadequacies among men and women living in a shelter setting. Other. 2(4), 19.
Odoh, C., Vidrine PhD, J. I., Businelle PhD, M. S., Kendzor PhD, D. E., Agrawal, P., Reitzel PhD, L. R. (2019). Health Literacy and Self-Rated Health among Homeless Adults. Other. 2(4), 13.
Odoh, C., Businelle, M. S., Chen, T., Kendzor, D. E., Obasi, E. M., Reitzel, L. R. (2019). Association of fear and mistrust with stress among sheltered homeless adults and the moderating effects of race and sex. Other. 7(3), 458--467. Springer International Publishing.
Odoh, C., Sears, C. G., Tompkins, L. K., Hagemeyer, A. N., Pfeiffer, J. A., Polivka, B. J., Sears, L., Brock, G. N., Zhang, C., Zierold, K. M. (2019). Recruitment strategies and challenges: Lessons learned from a coal ash and children's health study. Other. John Wiley \& Sons, Ltd.
Nchako, E., Bussell, S., Nesbeth, C., Odoh, C. (2018). Barriers to the availability and accessibility of controlled medicines for chronic pain in Africa. Other. 10(2), 71--77. Oxford University Press.
Musa, B. M., Odoh, C., Galadanci, N. A., Saidu, H., Aliyu, M. H. (2018). Lower than expected elevated tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity in adults with sickle cell disease in Nigeria. Other. 10(5), 356--362. Oxford University Press.
Odoh, C., Sanderson, M., Williams, E. A., Hull, P. C. (2018). Operationalizing outcome measures of human papillomavirus vaccination among adolescents. Other. 159, 129--132. WB Saunders.
Nchako, E., Nesbeth, C., Odoh, C. (2017). Assessment of knowledge of Ebola virus disease management of medical residents in a tertiary medical college. Other. 9(11), 286--291. Academic Journals.
Musa, B. M., Adamu, A. L., Galadanci, N. A., Zubayr, B., Odoh, C., Aliyu, M. H. (2017). Trends in prevalence of multi drug resistant tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS One. 12(9), e0185105. Public Library of Science.
Amole, T. G., Bello, S., Odoh, C., Aliyu, M. H., Iliyasu, Z. (2016). Correlates of female-perpetrated intimate partner violence in Kano, Northern Nigeria. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 31(12), 2240--2254. SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Iliyasu, Z., Galadanci, H. S., Abubakar, S., Auwal, M. S., Odoh, C., Salihu, H. M., Aliyu, M. H. (2016). Phenotypes of intimate partner violence among women experiencing infertility in Kano, Northwest Nigeria. Other. 133(1), 32--36.
Aliyu, M. H., Blevins, M., Arinze, F., Megazzini, K. M., Bussell, S., Dunlap, J., Odoh, C., Gebi, U. I., Muhammad, M. Y., Shepherd, B. E., others, (2015). Enrolment trends in a comprehensive HIV programme in rural north-central Nigeria: improved care indices, but declining quality of clinical data over time. Other. 109(2), 75--83. Taylor \& Francis.
Aliyu, M. H., Blevins, M., Megazzini, K. M., Parrish, D. D., Audet, C. M., Chan, N., Odoh, C., Gebi, U. I., Muhammad, M. Y., Shepherd, B. E., others, (2015). Pregnant women with HIV in rural Nigeria have higher rates of antiretroviral treatment initiation, but similar loss to follow-up as non-pregnant women and men. Other. 7(6), 405--411. Oxford University Press.
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Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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