Dr. Isidore Udoh
Isidore
A.
Udoh
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
(773) 442-5572
Courses Taught
HSCI 212: Consumer Health
HSCI 307 Human Diseases
HSCI 312 Global and Environmental Health
HSCI 314 Principles of Epidemiology in Higher Education
HSCI 318: Consumer Health
HSCI 316: Health Disparities
PH 410: Epidemiology
PH 440: Health Disparities
Research Interests
Health disparities, Disease prevention, Natural resources extraction, conflicts and health, Ecological
determinants of health, International education, International virtual learning exchange.
Education

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City

Ph.D.:  North Dakota State University, College of Education and Human Development (HIV Prevention Education)

JCL: Catholic University of American, School of Canon Law

M.A.: DePaul University, Health Communication

B.Th.: Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Theology, magna cum laude

B. Phil.: Pointifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy, Philosophy, magna cum laude

Selected Publications

Udoh I. A., Mantell JE, Kelvin E, Adams-Skinner J. (in press). The influence of religion and culture on HIV transmission in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Journal of Religion and Health.

Udoh, I.A. (2019) Oil production, environmental pressures and other sources of violent conflict
in Nigeria, Review of African Political Economy, DOI: 10.1080/03056244.2018.1549028

Udoh, I. A. (2018). Public Health Emergency, UNEP Environmental Assessment and the Clean-up of
Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Arts and Humanities Open Access Journal, 2(6), 386-389.

Udoh, I. A., & Ibok, M. S. (2014). Manipulative and coercive power and the social-ecological
determinants of violent conflict in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 4(1), 60-94.

Udoh, I. A. (2013). A Qualitative Review of the Militancy, Amnesty, and Peacebuilding in
Nigeria's Niger Delta. Peace Research, 63-93.

Udoh, I. A. (2013). Globalization and its discontents. Explorations in Adult Higher Education, 2, 46-49.

Udoh, I. A. (2013). Oil, migration and the political economy of HIV/AIDS prevention in Nigeria’s
Niger Delta. International Journal of Health Services, 43(4), 681-697.

Udoh, I. A., Mantell. J. E., Sandfort, T., & Eighmy, M. A. (2009). Potential pathways to HIV/AIDS transmission in the Niger Delta of Nigeria: Poverty, migration and commercial sex. AIDS Care, 21(5), 567-574.

Exner, T. M., Mantell, J. E., Adeokun, L. A., Udoh, I. A., Oladipo, O., Delano, G. E., Faleye, J., & Akinpelu, K. (2009). Mobilizing men as partners: The results of an intervention to increase dual protection among Nigerian men. Health Education Research, 24(5), 846-854..

Selected Performances

"Oil, Pollution, and the Political Economy of Violent Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta." DePaul University MPH Spring Colloquium, April 24, 2013

"Oil, Environment and health: A review of the 2011 UNEP report on pollution in the Niger Delta." A Workshop for 15 host communities to oil production and executives of oil multinationals in the Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, December 19-20, 2011.

"Oil exploration and health: Analysis of Responses to pollution in Ecuador, Nigeria, and Indonesia." Seminar presentation at the NEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, Columbia University, New York, November 11, 2011.

Udoh, I., & Workman, M. (2020). Assessing Shared Social, Economic, and Environmental Issues in the United States and Nigeria Through Virtual Exchange. Virtual presentation at the International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC): Towards Digital Equity in Internationalization, Newcastle University, UK, September 14-16, 2020.

Leon, R., Joppie, A., Udoh, I., & Workman, M., Olivier, J., & Pearl, M. (2020). Expanding access to international learning through virtual exchange. Remote presentation at the 2020 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Wisconsin, Aug. 3-7, 2020.

Banas, J., York, C., & Udoh, I. (2020). Lessons from a transitional learning experience: US and Liberian Students reading about and discussing health disparities. Presentation at the annual E-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies Conference, Rhodes, Greece (Conference Cancelled), April 2020.

Udoh, I.A. (2019). The Public Health Impact of Oil Pollution in Nigeria. Presentation at the Twelfth Global Studies Conference, Jaggiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 27-28 June, 2019

Udoh, I.A. (2017). Oil Production and Other Ecological Determinants of HIV/AIDS Risk in Nigeria. Presentation at the International Conference on Clinical & Pharmaceutical Microbiology October 18-20, 2017, Rome, Italy

Udoh, I.A. (2016). Assessing the Effectiveness of the Niger Delta Amnesty Program as a Peace and
Development Strategy in Nigeria. An Address to the 6th Plenary Session of the 2016 International Peace Research Association Conference, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, November 27 – December 1, 2016.

Udoh, I.A. (2016). Assessment of the Sources of Violent Conflicts and Strategies for Peacebuilding in
Nigeria’s Niger Delta. Presentation at the 26th IPRA General Conference On AGENDA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Transformation, and the Conflict, Disaster Risk, and Sustainable Development Debate. University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, November 27 – December 1, 2016.

Udoh, I. A. (2011). Oil, Environment and health: A review of the 2011 UNEP report on pollution in
the Niger Delta. A Workshop for 15 host communities to oil production and executives of oil multinationals in the Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, December 19 -20, 2011.

Udoh, I. A. (2011). Oil exploration and health: Analysis of Responses to pollution in Ecuador,
Nigeria, and Indonesia. Seminar presentation at the NEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, Columbia University, New York, November 11, 2011.

Udoh, I. A. (2011). A comparative analysis of pollution and occupational health in Africa and South  
America. A workshop presented to graduate students in the socio-medical sciences track, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, November 10, 2011.

Udoh, I. A. (2010). The status of the federal amnesty program: A review of youth development
programming in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Paper presented at Brown University’s 2010 Achebe Colloquium, Providence, Rhode Island, December 3 – 4, 2010.

Udoh, I A (2009). Integrating of HIV prevention within poverty reduction and human rights: A
model of health promotion in Nigeria. Grand Rounds, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, June 25, 2009.

Udoh, I A, Mantell, J E Sandfort T (2008). A political economy of HIV transmission in the Niger Delta
of Nigeria: Conflict, Poverty, migration and commercial sex work. Poster presented at the International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, August 3-9, 2008.

Background

Affiliated Faculty, Health Communication M.A. Program, DePaul University, 2014-2015

Affiliated Faculty, Master of Public Health Program and Department of Environmental Science, DePaul University, 2014 -

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