Dr. Damaris Auma Ochanda

Dr. Damaris Auma Ochanda


Contact details:
Department of Nursing Research, Education and Management
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedical Sciences
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 190 – 50100
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ResearcherID: GOE-4519-2022
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0363-8662
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       Dr. Damaris Ochanda.

Dr. Damaris Ochanda is currently the Chairperson Department of Nursing Research, Education and Management in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedical Sciences of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. She holds a Bsc (Nursing) from University of Nairobi, Hons. BA (Health Studies) from University of South Africa (UNISA), MA (Health Studies) from UNISA and a PhD in Public Health from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology. Dr. Ochanda is a registered nurse with over 8 years clinical nursing experience and 13 years in higher education training of both undergraduate and postgraduate nurses. Her main interest is in Nursing Education and Research. Dr. Ochanda is the pioneer chair of department for Nursing, Research Education and Management and she contributed immensely in the establishment of the department and streamlining of the implementation of the graduate programs within the school.

Some of Her Major Publications:

  1. Brian Barasa MASABA, Rose MMUSI-PHETOE,Jacklyne Atieno ODHIAMBO, Bernard RONO,Jane Wamuyu KABO, Damaris MORAA, Alex RUTTO, John Kennedy MOTURI4,Thomas Ong’ondo NG’AMBWA, Damaris OCHANDA, Sammy Diana MAWIA, Mary KIPMEREWO, Samuel OYUGI, Stephenie Lydia OJIAMBO. Drivers of early marriage and teenage pregnancy in Kenya and Uganda during COVID‑19 lockdown period: A systematic review. Published on 26th December 2022 in 2 Journal of Integrative Nursing. https://www.journalin.org/text.asp?2022/4/4/202/365323. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4103/jin.jin_63_22
  2. Wesonga, J.O, Kipmerewo, M & Ochanda, D. 2021. Factors that Influence Psychiatric Clinical Learning Experience for Diploma Nursing Students in Western Kenya. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing. Vol.6,Issue 1, No. 5, pp 68-78.DOI:https://doi.org/10.47604/jhmn.1235
  3. Wamalwa, E.M.W. Okoth, J.M & Ochanda, D. 2020. Factors Contributing to Academic Dishonesty among Nursing Students In Kenya Medical. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences Vol. 2, No. 4 DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejmed.2020.2.4.407.

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