PhD, RN-BC, CCRN, CNE
Dr. Bea Ade-Oshifogun, joined the Department of Nursing, Andrews University in November 2015.
Dr. Ade-Oshifogun obtained a PhD in Nursing from the University of Chicago, Illinois. She completed a Master’s degree in Nursing Education and Critical Care from Governors State University, Illinois, an MS in Nutrition from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a BSN from the University of Ife, Nigeria. She has 38 years of clinical experience in all aspects of bedside nursing working in Africa, Europe and United States. She is also a trained midwife.
Dr. Ade-Oshifogun has held management positions in home health, as well as acute and long-term healthcare organizations. Her teaching experience has spanned three continents; she taught nursing, nutrition, anatomy, physiology and health sciences at Babcock University, Ilishan, Nigeria; Newbold College, Binfield, England, and Purdue University, Indiana. She taught several courses at the graduate level including nursing informatics, advanced pathophysiology, pharmacotherapeutics, and evidence-based/capstone project (field work practicum) and thesis.
Dr. Ade-Oshifogun worked as a Joint Commission surveyor and presently conducts accreditation site visits for ACEN. She has authored four manuscripts and has presented her research findings including her doctoral dissertation titled ‘Functional performance in obese elderly people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease’ at several international scientific conferences.
Dr. Ade-Oshifogun presently holds certifications for critical care nursing (CCRN); nursing education (CNE) and nursing informatics (RN-BC).