Degrees: BsCN, MN, PhD
Joseph Osuji has had various international professional nursing experiences. He obtained his Bachelors of Nursing from the University of Nigeria Nsukka with honours and a Masters of Nursing from the University of Calgary. He has also completed his doctoral studies in Nursing, also at the University of Calgary. His Doctoral Dissertation explored the meaning of the experience of exiting homelessness among women.
Joseph joined the faculty at Mount Royal University in 2001 as a sessional instructor, became full time in 2002, Tenured in 2004 and Associate Professor in 2009. Currently his teaching assignments are medical/surgical clinical experiences, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Community Health. He is interested in research questions that deal with the social determinants of health, homelessness, social justice and poverty. Joseph volunteers for the Calgary Homeless Foundation, the Calgary Center of Hope, and is a member of the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center, Calgary. He has also volunteered for the Alberta Public Health Association and is a member of several professional associations. He is a proud husband to Ms Genevieve Osuji and the father of two girls, Angel and Joy, and two boys, Excell and Noble.