Academic Staff

  5 May 2017

Prof. (Mrs.) Ebele Bridget Uzodike

 

 

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NAME: Prof. (Mrs.) Ebele Bridget UZODIKE

Phone: +234 803 724 6916

Email: ebeluzo@yahoo.com

RANK: Professor

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Public Health Optometry

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D)

Imo State University (now Abia State University)                         1987

  • Master of Science (Environmental Health Biology)

Federal University of Technology, Owerri                                     2002

  • Fellow of the Nigerian College of Optometrists (Public Health Optometry),

The Nigerian College of Optometrists (with Dissertation)             2006

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Environmental

Health Biology                                                                                2015

 

AWARDS:

  • Jokotoye Babalola’s Award for the Best

Final Year Student in Clinical Optometry                                          1987

  • Fellow of Nigerian Optometric Association                                       2006

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1991). Prevalence of glaucoma among the aged in Anambra State. JNOA, 6(1), 1-5.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/issue/archive

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1995). Effectiveness of screening for glaucoma using blood pressure/intraocular pressure (BP/IOP) ratio. Afri. Optom. J, 54(3), 61-3.

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1996). Role of optometry in primary health care delivery in Nigeria. JNOA, 7(2), 21-4.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/issue/archive

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1997). Incidence of eye Injuries in a palm plantation establishment. JNOA, 8(2),15-8.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/issue/archive

 

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1998). Need to introduce glaucoma screening in routine optometric examination using blood pressure/intraocular pressure (BP/IOP) ratio. JNOA, 9, 11-2.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/issue/archive

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike E.B. & Enwere, U.L. (1999). Ocular and visual implications of the female sexual cycle. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 1(1), 13-21.

http://ajol.info.index./php/jhvs/issue/archivewww.ajol.info

 

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1999) Visual effects of prophylactic mectizan (ivermectin) medication. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 1(1), 39-43.

http://ajol.info.index./php/jhvs/issue/archivewww.ajol.info

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (2002). Ocular hazards in a petrochemical industry. JNOA, 6(1):7-10.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/issue/archive

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Mezu, O.J. (2002). The effect of sugar (glucose) diet on the intraocular pressure of normotensive individuals. OPTOBOARD, 2(1), 12-7.

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Ekwugha, L.U. (2002). Major causes of low vision in eastern Nigeria. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 4(3),143-8.

http://ajol.info.index./php/jhvs/issue/archivewww.ajol.info

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Osuagwu,L. (2002). Ocular hazards among commercial motor-cyclists in Okigwe urban. J. Hlth. Vis. Sci. 4(3), 160-5.

(www.ajol.info/index.php/jhvs/article/view/53080)

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Anachebe, C.G. (2002). Tear break-up time among menopausal women. Hlth Vis. Sci, 4(6), 73-7. (www.ajol.info/index.php/jhvs/article/view/53066)

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Akanoh, R.A. (2003). Effect of magnesium sulphate (a laxative) on accommodation. JNOA, 10, 10-6.

(www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/article/view/64429)

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Anthony, J.I. (2004). Comparative intraocular pressure reduction efficacy of latanoprost and timolol meleate in open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertensive patients. JNOA, 11, 15-9.

www.ajol.info/index.php/jnoa/article/view/64439)

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Ugwu, I.E. (2004). The relationship between corneal circumference and intraocular pressure in healthy Nigerians. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 6(3), 136-41.

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  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Arungwa, V.C. (2004). Effect of exercise on the intraocular pressure of normotensive volunteers. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 6(3), 142-6.

(www.ajol.info/index.php/jhvs/article/view/53127)

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. & Anozie, K.O. (2004). Comparative therapeutic efficacy of brinzolamide and acetazolamide in glaucoma management. AFSCOPE, 1(1), 11-5.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Akano, O. (2004). Evaluation of antibacterial activity of kolanone and the biflavanoids of Garcinia kola 5th International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, (ISOPT), 277-80.

(www.edlearning.it/proceedings/moreinfo/20040311.htm)

 

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Igwe, I.C. (2005). Efficacy of garlic (Allium sativum) on Staphylococcus aureus JNOA, 12, 28-31.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jnoa/article/view/64453)

 

  1. Ikonne, E.U., Amaechi, O.U. & Uzodike, E.B. (2006). Presbyopic content of a community-based eye-care programme in Imo State, Nigeria. JNOA, 13:6-11.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jnoa/article/view/64464)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ilodibe, E.C. (2006). Effect of ingested raw ginger (Zingiber officinale) on tear production. JNOA, 13, 50-5.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jnoa/article/view/64473)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B., Amaechi, O.U & Ndukwe, T.O. (2006). Evaluation of oculovisual effects of acute intake of Gongronema latifolium. 6th International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, (ISOPT), 135-7.

(www.edlearning.it/proceedings/moreinfo/20060330.htm)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B., Ikonne, E.U. & Emole, O. (2006): The visual effects of dogonyaro tea. 6th International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, (ISOPT), 138-41.

(www.edlearning.it/proceedings/moreinfo/20060330.htm)

 

  1. Ikonne, E.U., Amaechi, O.U. & Uzodike, E.B. (2006). The impact of optometric services in Imo State, Nigeria. J. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 8 (2), 45-9.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jhvs/article/view/42497)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Singh, N. (2007). Comparative effects of caffeine, coffee and kola nut on tear production. Hlth. Vis. Sc, 9(1), 1-5.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jhvs/article/view/53255)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Meinane, P.C. (2008). Effect of raw Allium fistulosum (welsh onion) consumption on accommodation and convergence. Med. Pharm. Sci, 4(1), 11-14.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ogbonna, O.U. (2008). Comparative analysis of the efficacy of Allium savitum (Garlic) and erythromycin on Streptococcus pyogenes. JNOA, 14, 18-21.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jnoa/article/view/55592/44066)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ezirim, V.G. (2008). Investigation of the relationship between intraocular pressure and total body water. J. Hlth. Vis. Sci., 10(3), 41-4.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jhvs/article/view/53340)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Onuoha, I.N. (2009). The effect of cucumber (Cucumbis savitus) extract on acid induced corneal burn in guinea pigs. JNOA, 15, 3-7.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jnoa/article/view/55592/44066)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Onuoha, I.N. (2010). The effect of Xylopia aethiopica (uda) on intraocular pressure. JNOA, 16, 21-5.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jnoa/article/view/56629/45053)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ndukwe, E.K. (2010). Effect of malaria on near point of convergence and amplitude of accommodation. J. Med. and Medical Scis, 1(11), 539-42.

(www.interesjournals.org/jmms/january2010-vol1-issue11)

 

  1. Aruotu, N. & Uzodike, E.B. (2011). Prevalence of astigmatism in post-operative cataract in University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Nigeria. J. Med. and Medical Scis, 2 (1), 632-7.

(www.interesjournals.org/jmms/january2011-vol2-issue1)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Eluwa, N. (2011). Effect of Solanum melongena (garden egg) on intraocular pressure of normotensive young adults. J. Hlth. Vis. Sci, 13(1), 8-13.

(www.ajol.info/index/php/jhvs/article/view/72606)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ukoh, I.C. (2011). Prevalence and causes of corneal ulcers in Abia State – A Hospital-based study. Afri. J. Med. Sci, 4(1), 122-128.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. (2012). Violence, discrimination and stigmatization against albinos in Africa (editorial). BLVJ, 1, 2-3.

 

  1. Okoro, O.E., Uzodike, E.B. & Oguama, F.O. (2012). Prevalence of low vision among albinos. BLVJ, 1, 15-17.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B., Amaechi, O.U., Timothy, C. & Ahuama, O.C. (2012): Prevalence of albinism in primary school pupils in Abia State. BLVJ, 1, 37-39.

 

  1. Akanu, A.C., Uzodike, E.B., Aruotu, N. & Ebri, A. (2013). Clinical findings and management of blinding pathological myopia. BLVJ, 1, 13-19.

 

  1. Obed, D.O., Uzodike, E.B. & Ugo, O. (2013). Management of ocular toxoplasmosis – A case report. BLVJ, 1, 20-23.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B., Iheukwumere, C.C., Amaechi, O.U. & Ikonne, E.U. (2013). The relationship between visual acuity and contrast sensitivity in patients with glaucoma. BLVJ, 1, 41-44.

 

  1. Uchegbulam, N., Uzodike, E.B., Ikonne, E.U. & Amaechi, O.U. (2014). Distribution of ametropia among oculocutaneous albinos. BLVJ, 3, 56-58.

 

  1. Emelike, P.H., Uzodike, E.B., Amaechi, O.U. & Ikonne E.U. (2014). Comparative study of contrast sensitivity between albinos and non-albinos. BLVJ, 3, 65-68.

 

  1. Ekpenyong, B.N., Aruotu, N., Uzodike, E.B. & Njoku, C. (2015). Clinical investigations and management of refractive changes in pregnancy: A case report. Afri. J.Rep.Hlth, 19(4), 107 -117.

(www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pub/27337860)

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. Ahuama, O.C. & Timothy, C. (2015). Diagnostic optometry. In O.U. Amaechi (Ed.), Viva in optometry (pp. 57-100). Owerri, Nigeria: Edu-Edy Publications.

 

  1. Amaechi, O.U. (Ed.), Uzodike, E.B. & Nwala, O.R. (2015). Ocular pharmacology. In Viva in optometry (pp. 101-126). Owerri, Nigeria: Edu-Edy Publications.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. (2015). Paediatric optometry. In O.U. Amaechi (Ed.), Viva in optometry (pp. 157-168). Owerri, Nigeria: Edu-Edy Publications.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ikonne, E.U. (2015). Geriatric optometry. In O.U. Amaechi (Ed.), Viva in optometry (pp. 169-181). Owerri, Nigeria: Edu-Edy Publications.

 

  1. Uzodike, E.B. & Ahuama, O.C. (2015). Low vision. In O.U. Amaechi (Ed.), Viva in optometry (pp. 182-191). Owerri, Nigeria: Edu-Edy Publications.

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1999). Clinical manual for optometry students. Owerri, Imo State,

Nigeria: Milestone Publishers Ltd.

 

  1. Osude-Uzodike, E.B. (1999). Optometry instrumentation. Owerri Imo State, Nigeria: Milestone Publishers Ltd.