Jerry Nutor, PhD, RN, MS

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Jerry Nutor, PhD, RN, MS

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Jerry John Nutor is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing. His program of research primarily focuses on understanding the impact of environmental, social and economic factors with particular focus on adherence to antiretroviral therapy and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. He has ongoing research projects in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia. Jerry’s research has been published in BMJ Global Health, BMJ Open, PLoS One, PLoS Global Health, International Health and BMC Public Health among others. Jerry is also passionate about promoting collaboration between scholars and researchers in the global south and global north. He is the founder and secretary general of Africa Interdisciplinary Health Conference (AfIHC). He founded AfIHC to create a platform for the various healthcare providers in clinical and academic/research settings to meet and discuss their research findings to promote evidence-based practices related to the health sector in Africa.

Recipient, 2023 Early-Career Research Excellence Award for Excellence in Socio-Behavioral Science

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  1. Afulani PA, Okiring J, Aborigo RA, Nutor JJ, Kuwolamo I, Dorzie JBK, Semko S, Okonofua JA, Mendes WB. Provider implicit and explicit bias in person-centered maternity care: a cross-sectional study with maternity providers in Northern Ghana. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Mar 14; 23(1):254.
  2. Chen JL, Lin CX, Park M, Nutor JJ, de Lisser R, Hoffmann TJ, Kim HJ. Rapid response nursing triage outcomes for COVID-19: factors associated with patient's participation in triage recommendations. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2023 03 08; 23(1):47.
  3. Tetteh JK, Ameyaw EK, Adu C, Agbaglo E, Agbadi P, Nutor JJ. Inequalities in the prevalence of skilled birth attendance in Ghana between 1993 and 2014. Int Health. 2023 03 01; 15(2):224-232.
  4. Oladimeji KE, Tsoka-Gwegweni JM, Anyiam FE, Yaya S, Nutor JJ, Abiodun G, Nkfusai CN, Hegazy D, Awe OD, Goon DT. Socio-economic predictors of uptake of malaria interventions among pregnant women and mothers of under 5 children in Oyo State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study. Pan Afr Med J. 2023; 44:65.
  5. Deynu M, Nutor JJ. Determinants of comprehensive knowledge on mother-to-child transmission of HIV and its prevention among childbearing women in Rwanda: insights from the 2020 Rwandan Demographic and Health Survey. BMC Public Health. 2023 01 03; 23(1):5.
  6. Alhassan RK, Nketiah-Amponsah E, Afaya A, Salia SM, Abuosi AA, Nutor JJ. Global Health Security Index not a proven surrogate for health systems capacity to respond to pandemics: The case of COVID-19. J Infect Public Health. 2022 Dec 21; 16(2):196-205.
  7. Nutor JJ, Aborigo RA, Okiring J, Kuwolamo I, Dorzie JBK, Getahun M, Mendes WB, Afulani PA. Individual and situational predictors of psychological and physiological stress and burnout among maternity providers in Northern Ghana. PLoS One. 2022; 17(12):e0278457.
  8. GBD 2019 Antimicrobial Resistance Collaborators. Global mortality associated with 33 bacterial pathogens in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. Lancet. 2022 12 17; 400(10369):2221-2248.
  9. Nutor JJ, Thompson R, Agbadi P, Tuthil E, WeiserS, & Anguyo G.. Exploring postpartum women’s experiences of retention in HIV care through the perspective of the salutogenic model of health. 2022; e2(4):1-14.
  10. Duodu PA, Darkwah E, Agbadi P, Duah HO, Nutor JJ. Prevalence and geo-clinicodemographic factors associated with hepatitis B vaccination among healthcare workers in five developing countries. BMC Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 07; 22(1):599.
  11. Santos GM, Hong C, Wilson N, Nutor JJ, Harris O, Garner A, Holloway I, Ayala G, Howell S. Persistent disparities in COVID-19-associated impacts on HIV prevention and care among a global sample of sexual and gender minority individuals. Glob Public Health. 2022 06; 17(6):827-842.
  12. Nutor JJ, Marquez S, Slaughter-Acey JC, Hoffmann TJ, DiMaria-Ghalili RA, Momplaisir F, Opong E, Jemmott LS. Water Access and Adherence Intention Among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and New Mothers Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Zambia. Front Public Health. 2022; 10:758447.
  13. Duodu PA, Agbadi P, Duah HO, Darkwah E, Nutor JJ. Correlates of blood pressure and blood glucose screenings in Cameroon: insights from the 2018 Demographic and Health Survey. Int Health. 2022 03 02; 14(2):201-210.
  14. Agbaglo E, Agbadi P, Tetteh JK, Ameyaw EK, Adu C, Nutor JJ. Trends in total fertility rate in Ghana by different inequality dimensions from 1993 to 2014. BMC Womens Health. 2022 02 23; 22(1):49.
  15. Akinnusi OO, Bello AJ, Adeleye IA, Nutor JJ. Evaluation of HIV infection in febrile patients visiting health centers in Lagos, Nigeria. BMC Res Notes. 2022 Feb 19; 15(1):71.
  16. Duodu PA, Bayuo J, Mensah JA, Aduse-Poku L, Arthur-Holmes F, Dzomeku VM, Dey NEY, Agbadi P, Nutor JJ. Trends in antenatal care visits and associated factors in Ghana from 2006 to 2018. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2022 Jan 22; 22(1):59.
  17. Afulani PA, Aborigo RA, Nutor JJ, Okiring J, Kuwolamo I, Ogolla BA, Oboke EN, Dorzie JBK, Odiase OJ, Steinauer J, Walker D. Self-reported provision of person-centred maternity care among providers in Kenya and Ghana: scale validation and examination of associated factors. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 11; 6(12).
  18. Job satisfaction among healthcare workers in Ghana and Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic: Role of perceived preparedness, stress, and burnout. 2021; 10(1).
  19. Duodu PA, Dzomeku VM, Emerole CO, Agbadi P, Arthur-Holmes F, Nutor JJ. Rural-urban dimensions of the perception of malaria severity and practice of malaria preventive measures: insight from the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey. J Biosoc Sci. 2022 09; 54(5):858-875.
  20. Alhassan RK, Ketor CE, Ashinyo A, Ashinyo ME, Nutor JJ, Adjadeh C, Sarkodie E. Quality of antiretroviral therapy services in Ghana: Implications for the HIV response in resource-constrained settings. SAGE Open Med. 2021; 9:20503121211036142.
  21. Dzomeku VM, Duodu PA, Okyere J, Aduse-Poku L, Dey NEY, Mensah ABB, Nakua EK, Agbadi P, Nutor JJ. Prevalence, progress, and social inequalities of home deliveries in Ghana from 2006 to 2018: insights from the multiple indicator cluster surveys. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021 Jul 21; 21(1):518.
  22. Nutor JJ, Duah HO, Duodu PA, Agbadi P, Alhassan RK, Darkwah E. Geographical variations and factors associated with recent HIV testing prevalence in Ghana: spatial mapping and complex survey analyses of the 2014 demographic and health surveys. BMJ Open. 2021 07 09; 11(7):e045458.
  23. Agbadi P, Agbaglo E, Tetteh JK, Adu C, Ameyaw EK, Nutor JJ. Trends in under-five mortality rate disaggregated across five inequality dimensions in Ghana between 1993 and 2014. Public Health. 2021 Jul; 196:95-100.
  24. Okyere J, Duodu PA, Aduse-Poku L, Agbadi P, Nutor JJ. Cervical cancer screening prevalence and its correlates in Cameroon: secondary data analysis of the 2018 demographic and health surveys. BMC Public Health. 2021 06 05; 21(1):1071.
  25. Nutor JJ, Agbadi P, Hoffmann TJ, Anguyo G, Camlin CS. Examining the relationship between interpersonal support and retention in HIV care among HIV+ nursing mothers in Uganda. BMC Res Notes. 2021 Jun 03; 14(1):224.