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Ekwemalor reports in Journal of Transcultural Nursing on psychosocial impacts of immigration on Nigerians

Ekwemalor publishes study in Journal of Transcultural Nursing

(July 30, 2019) – Chukwudi “Chudi” Ekwemalor, PhD, MBA, RN, an assistant professor of clinical nursing in the Department of Undergraduate Studies, is lead author of a new article now available online:

Ekwemalor, C.C., Ezeobele, I.E.  Psychosocial Impacts of Immigration on Nigerian Immigrants in the United States: A Phenomenological Study. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 2019 Jul 19.  DOI:10.1177/1043659619863087

The study participants – Nigerian immigrants living in Houston – associated their most negative experiences with the lack of adequate preparation prior to migration to the United States and the cultural differences between the two countries.

Co-author Ifeoma Ezeobele, PhD, RN, is a 1983 BSN alumna of Cizik School of Nursing and currently a hospital nurse manager at the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC).

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