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Vincent Icheku

Dr Vincent Icheku

Senior Lecturer

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    020 7815 8083
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    Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Vincent Icheku is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Adult Nursing and Midwifery. His academic areas of teaching expertise and research interests include research methods, public health, social policies and their impact on health and social wellbeing, legal and ethical issues in health and social care practice and human rights of vulnerable people.

Dr Icheku spent two years as a lecturer in health and social care at Rainham Sixth Form and Technology College. He also spent two years as a divisional leader in the school of professional care, North West Kent College before joining London South Bank University in 2002.

Dr. Icheku holds the following qualifications:

  • Graduate diploma in social sciences from Brunel University
  • Graduate diploma in law from London South Bank University
  • BSc (Hons) Health Studies from the University of West London
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) from Greenwich University
  • Post graduate diploma in legal studies (LPC) from London Metropolitan University
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) from Brunel University
  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D) in Sociology from the University of Surrey

Dr Icheku's current areas of teaching are:

  • Ethics and law, inter-professional working, research methods, public health and social policies at degree levels
  • Offering supervision to both MSc and BSc students doing research dissertations

Dr. Icheku's research interests include HIV and Ebola infection among Sub-Saharan Africans at home and in the United Kingdom. His current research focus is on cultural context of Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Dr. Icheku is a Senior Fellow of UK Higher Education Academy and also a member of the LSBU School of Health and Social Care Research Ethics Committee.