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Miss Philomene Uwamaliya

Miss Philomene Uwamaliya

Telephone: 0151 231 4543

Biography

Philomene is a registered mental health nurse who began teaching in 2011 at Liverpool John Moores University in the school of Nursing and Allied Health. She also has experience of working in public health with specific programmes aimed at increasing life expectancy. She also, have worked on the different programmes aimed to redesign care pathways with a greater focus on prevention, early intervention and reduction of health inequalities. For example, people with complex health problems, and asylum seekers and refugees. Her teaching and research interests include pre-registration mental health nursing, post-registration and post-graduate programmes specifically, public health, health inequalities, cultural competency in health care. Others include resilience and wellbeing, the mental health of refugees and asylum seekers, recovery and trauma growth, equality and diversity, child and adolescent refugee mental health, anti-oppressive practice, stigma, and discrimination.

Languages

English
French
Swahili
Kinyarwanda
Rundi

Degrees

2017, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, PGCertLTHE
2014, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc Public Health International Development
2011, University of Salford, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Certificate - BME Mental Health & Community Development
2006, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Diploma -Mental Health Nursing

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Education, Health and Community, Liverpool John Moores University, 2011 - present
Honorary Lecturer, School of Nursing (Mental Health), Liverpool John Moores University, 2007 - 2011

Publications

Highlighted publications

Uwamaliya P. Advancing the Rights and Well-Being of Asylum Seekers and Refugees >Link

Internet publication

Uwamaliya P. 2018. Online resource hub Advancing the Rights and Well-being of Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Uwamaliya P. Advancing the Rights and Well-Being of Asylum Seekers and Refugees >Link

Uwamaliya P. Report: Online resource hub Advancing the Rights and Well-being of Asylum Seekers and Refugees, Mary Seacole Leadership Award >Link

Journal article

Uwamaliya P, Smith GM. 2017. Rehabilitation for survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda: What are the lessons learned? Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 38 :361-367 >DOI

Chapters

Uwamaliya P. 2015. Parenting, Immigration Status, and Mental Health Reupert A, Maybery D, Nicholson J, Gopfert M, Seeman MV. Parental Psychiatric Disorder: Distressed Parents and their Families Cambridge University Press 9781107070684

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Award title: Student Citizenship Awards, Awarding body: Foundation for Citizenship Liverpool John Moores University

Award title: The Ann Frank Awards – Highly Commended Nominee for true commitment to making a difference to others., Awarding body: The Ann Frank Foundation

Award title: Staff Citizenship Awards, Awarding body: Foundation for Citizenship Liverpool John Moores University

Award title: Vice-Chancellor Rising Star Award, Awarding body: Liverpool John Moores University

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: (April, 2017) RCN International Nursing Research Conference, Exhibition & Fringe Event, Conference title: “Mary Seacole’s legacy: scholars with courage and ambition”, Place/location of conference: Oxford, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: A boost up the ladder of knowledge through internships, Conference title: Teaching and Learning Conference, Place/location of conference: Liverpool John Moore University, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Learning and engagement analytics, Conference title: Teaching and Learning Conference, Place/location of conference: Liverpool John Moores University, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: EUR – Human Expert consensus meeting: To reach consensus on the content of Primary Health Care (PHC) needed to assess and address the health needs of refugees and newly arrived migrants., Conference title: Expert meeting, Place/location of conference: Athens, Greece, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Torture Prevention Strategy, Conference title: First anniversary of the launch of the Foreign Office's Torture Prevention Strategy, Place/location of conference: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: What more can Europe do to Advance Humana Rights, Conference title: European Leadership Conference, Place/location of conference:  European Parliament - Brussels – Belgium, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Conference title:  UN General Assembly, Place/location of conference: UN General Assembly - New York -US, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Holocaust, genocide and crimes against humanity, Conference title:  Roscoe Lecture, Place/location of conference: St George's Hall, Liverpool, Presentation type: Oral presentation

External collaboration:

URL: http://redress.org/downloads/publications/FINAL%20Conference%20Report%203%20Nov%2009%20-%20new%20final.pdf, Institution: REDRESS, Collaborator: Meeting the needs of Torture Survivors in the UK

URL: http://www.asylumlink.org.uk/docs/CSIP%20Final%20Report.pdf, Institution: Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP), Collaborator: Community Mental Health Research on Inequalities and Cultural Needs in Mental Health Service Provision for Black and Minority Ethnic communities in Liverpool.

URL: http://www.mind.org.uk/media/192447/Refugee_Report_1.pdf, Institution: MIND, Collaborator: Improving mental health support for refugee communities.

Membership of professional bodies:

Registered Mental Health Nurse, NMC

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: Curriculum Enhancement Internships (2015) Internally Funded: Developing resources to help the faculty integrate cultural competency into Nursing and Allied Health curriculums

Describe the Professional Activities: A joint - Curriculum Enhancement Internships Project (2016) Internally Funded - Accrington & Rossendale & BSc Nursing Developed an Electronic PDP resources. (August to October 2016)

Describe the Professional Activities: A joint project – School of Pharmacy and BSc Nursing - NICE Evidence search - Student Champions The Student Champion Scheme aims to improve the routine use of evidence-based information in future dentists, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. Joining this peer teaching programme will build students ‘core and specialist skills to share with their fellow students. (Nov to July 2017)

Research Grants Awarded:

Mary Seacole Leadership Award funded by the Health Education England, To develop a web hub resource to Advance the Rights and Well-Being of Asylum Seekers and Refugees, Grant value (£): 12,500, Duration of research project: 12 Months