Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Nursing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha is Professor and Head of the Department of Maternal Health Nursing. She is also the Associate Dean. She assists the Head of the Institution in competent management of the college activities by way of administering the departmental functioning efficiently and facilitating the overall professional and personal development of the faculty and students.

     

    She:

    • Provides leadership to the departmental faculty.
    • Organises the departmental curricular, core curricular and extracurricular activities periodically, after discussion with the faculty members.
    • Collaborates and coordinates with other departments, other constituent colleges and external agencies where students ‘learning is planned.
    • Plans and conducts faculty developmental programs for departmental staff and participates in departmental research to keep abreast of professional knowledge in the fields of Nursing.
    • Evaluates the performances of the faculty and students periodically.
    • Ensures own professional and personal development and uses available resources effectively.
    • Explores the availability of necessary resources and maximise the use of the resources.
     

    She is involved in:

    • Activities related to MOU/ Exchange programs. 
    • Maintaining academic environment and work culture. 
    • Conducting regular and special meeting for teaching and non-teaching staff as well as students.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Evidence based Nursing MPN 802 MPhil Nursing
Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing theory and practical MSN 702.2A & MSN 702.2B MSc Nursing
Nursing Research and Statistics BSN BSc Nursing
Dissertation with Viva Voce MSN 799 II MSc Nursing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Design and Interpretation of clinical trials John Hopkins University, USA. November 2017, Course era Online
Introduction to systematic review and meta-analysis Johns Hopkins University, USA 2016, Coursera online
Certificate Course Bioethics Kasturbha Medical College, Manipal university and CDSA, New Delhi 2013
Certificate Course Biostatistics and Epidemiology Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2007
PhD Anemia in pregnancy Manipal College of Nursing , Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2007
MSc Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1997
MPhil Nursing College of Nursing, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1999
BSc Nursing Fr Mullers College of Nursing, Mangalore University, Mangalore Fr Mullers College of Nursing, Mangalore University, Mangalore

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCON Professor/HOD and Associate Dean Administration, teaching and clinical supervision 2013
MCON Professor and HOD Administrative responsibilities of the department ,Teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation and evaluation based on credit system 2012
Sultan Qaboos University, College Of Nursing, Muscat, Sultanate Of Oman Assistant professor + Assistant Dean For Clinical Affairs + Head of Maternal and Child Health Department Administrative responsibilities of the department , teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation and evaluation based on credit system 2008 - 2012
MCON Professor Administrative responsibilities of the department ,Teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation 2005 - 2008
MCON Officiating Professor Administrative responsibilities of the department, Teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation 2004 - 2005
MCON Associate Professor Teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation 2002 - 2004
MCON Assistant Professor Teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation 1999 - 2002
MCON Lecturer Teaching and clinical supervision of students, curriculum designing, implementation 1997 - 1999
MCON Assistant Lecturer Clinical supervision 1993 - 1997

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Bio-Ethics, Neonatal Care, Curriculum planning, Evidence-Based Practice, Mixed Methods research, Women’s Health, Public health, High risk Pregnancy, Qualitative research, Quantitative research, Randomized controlled trials, Scientific writing, Systematic reviews & Meta-analysis, Obesity

Area of Expertise

Teaching, research and clinical skills

Area of Research

Women’s health, postnatal care, pregnancy complications, anaemia

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of National Research society of India.
  • Life member of National Neonatology Forum.
  • Life member of Society of Indian Midwives.
  • Life of Trained Nurses Association of India.

Achievements/Awards:

1. Most Accomplished Faculty Award, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal University, in January 2016

2. Award for maximum number of Presentations, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal University, in January 2016 

3. Dr. TMA PAI Gold Medal for Research publication, Manipal University in January 2015

4. Certificate for securing 48 points in publication Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal University, in January 2015

5. Best research publication in indexed journal, Manipal College of Nursing Manipal, Manipal University, in January 2013 

6. Distinguished alumni Award, Fr. Muller’s College of Nursing Silver Jubilee Celebration in November 2012

7. Distinguished Alumni Award, Manipal University, December 2010

8. Second best poster award (Patient Safety : A shared responsibility for quality care), First International Patient safety conference at Sultan Qaboos University, Sulltanate of Oman, in January 2012 

BOOKS AUTHORED

  • Coauthor: Handbook of Drugs, Instruments and family planning methods (Department of OBG Nursing, Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal)

Antepartum Breathing Exercises and predictors for spontaneous vaginal delivery among primigravid and multigravid women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

2017-01-10 Sushmitha Ramona Karkada Dr. Parvathi V Bhat Dr. Shashikala K Anice George Baby S Nayak

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. Vol. 8, No. 4.pp271-274.

Perception of health-care personnel regarding noise and attitudes regarding implementation of music in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

2017-01-10 Sonia Rosaline Blanch D’Souza Pratibha Sweety Jousline Fernandes Sushmitha Ramona Karkada Shobha Dr. Leslie Edward S Lewis

Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. Vol. 8, No. 4.pp225-230.

Nurses perception of clinical decision making.

2017-01-07 Nageshwar V Anice George Baby S Nayak Tessy Treesa Jose Anitha Nileshwar Blessy Prabha Valsaraj

Nursing Journal of India. CVIII No 4, 152-156

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among Nurses Towards Newborn Hearing Screening in India.

2017-01-01 Rohit Ravi Dhanshree R Gunjawate Krishna Yerraguntla Leslie E Lewis Bellur Rajshekar

Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences. 16(3).3-5.

Knowledge and Attitude on “Standard Days Method” of Family Planning among Female Postgraduate Students: A Cross-sectional Study.

2017-01-01 Menachery PB Sweety Jousline Fernandes

J South Asian Feder Obst Gynae .9(3):263-268.

Improving the Knowledge and Attitude on ‘Standard Days Method‘of Family Planning Through a Promotional Program among Indian Postgraduate Students.

2017-01-01 PB Menachery Sweety Jousline Fernandes

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1-5.

Pooling of effect estimates obtained from various study designs in systematic reviews of public health interventions: A Bayesian approach to meta-analysis.

2017-01-01 Melissa Glenda Lewis Vasudeva Guddattu Asha Kamath Seena Biju Baby S Nayak N. Sreekumaran Nair

Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. Available online http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2016.12.001

Clinical outcome of snuggle up positioning using positioning aids for preterm (27-32 weeks) infants.

2017-01-01 Yashoda Sathish Anice George Baby S Nayak Mamatha Shivananda Pai Ramesh Bhat Jayashree Purkayastha

Iranian Journal of Neonatology.

Effect of Post Natal Exercise Program on the Health Status of Omani Women.

2016-01-06 Shukri, R Kilani, H Clara.J Shahkman, L

The Canadian Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 4, Issue 2, 33-50.

Nurses Perception of Factors Influencing Clinical Decision Making.

2016-01-01 Nageshwar V Anitha Nileshwar Anice George Baby S Nayak Tessy Treesa Jose Blessy Prabha Valsaraj

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and development. 7 (4),54-58

Practices of smokeless tobacco use (SLT) among married women.

2016-01-01 P Mathew Suji A Kamath

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development .7 (3), 116-121.

Is Clinical Decision Making Skills are developed through Academic Nurturing? A Review Based on Available Literature.

2015-01-01 Nageshwar Anitha Nileshwar Anice George Manjunath Prabhu Baby S Nayak Tessy Treesa Jose Blessy Prabha Valsaraj

Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing, 19, 50-58.

Online Social Networking: Usage in Adolescents

2015-01-01 Nevil Johnson Raju Blessy prabha Valsaraj

Journal of Education and practice.6(22).80-84

Effects of Smokeless Tobacco (Slt) On the General and Reproductive Health of Women in Selected Villages of Udupi District, Karnataka.

2015-01-01 Suji Mathew Pratibha

International journal of multidisciplinary research and development.2 (9), 86-90.

Noise in Neonatal intensive care unit: effects on hospitalized preterm infants.

2015-01-01 Sonia Rosaline Blanch D’Souza Dr. Leslie Lewis Dr Vijay Kumar Dr. Asha Kamath Baby S Nayak Anice George

Manipal journal of Nursing and health sciences.1 (1).57-62.

Stress and its relationship with selected factors.

2015-01-01 Maria Pais Pavan Bhat

Nitte University Journal of Health sciences.5 (2).45-47.

Integration of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Education: A Novel Approach

2015-01-01 Preethy D'Souza Anice George Vishnu Renjith

Manipal journal of Nursing and health sciences.1 (1).51-56.

Psychosocial wellbeing and coping strategies of infertile women seeking infertility treatment.

2015-01-01 D’Souza Vinitha Shobha

Journal of Infertility and Reproductive Biology, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages: 176-180.

Evidence-Based Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, practice and perceived barriers among nurses in Oman.

2014-01-11 Ali A. Ammouri Ahmad A. Raddaha Preethy Dsouza Renu Geethakrishnan Arwa A. Obeidat Lina Shakman

Sultan Qaboos University Med J,Vol. 14, Is. 4, pp. e537−545

Cervical Cancer Screening Practices among Rural Indian Women.

2014-01-07 S B Thovarayi S Nayak

International Journal of Nursing Care. 2(2), pp73-77.

Stress among Antenatal Women in India

2014-01-07 Maria Pais Murlidhar V Pai Asha Kamath Anice George Baby S Nayak Jayaram Nambiar Ganapathi Joisa H

International Journal of Nursing Care. 2(2), pp63-67.

Relevance of evidence based practice in Nursing in Indian scenario.

2014-01-05 Preethy Dsouza Anice George Sreekumaran Nair

Nursing journal Of India. Vol CV.No 3. PP 113-116.

Knowledge of cervical cancer screening among rural Indian women: a cross sectional study.

2014-01-05 Suryapriyabalan, T Shobha

IOSR journal of Nursing and Health Science, Vol 3, Issue 3.

Recurrent Aggressive Angiomyxoma.

2014-01-01 Sulochana B Francis LAJ Shetty P

J South Asian Feder Obst Gynae; 6(3):176-177.

Social support of infertile women seeking infertility treatment: A cross sectional study.

2014-01-01 Vinitha D’Souza Shobha

Asia pacific journal of research. Vol1, XXIV, 82-89.

Resources for evidence based health care: Accessibility and Availability

2014-01-01 Preethy Dsouza Anice George Sreekumaran nair Vishnu renjith B Unnikrishnan Shivananda Bhatt

Journal of Education and Practice. Vol 5. No7 .65-72.

Online Social networking among professional students: Impact on Interpersonal relationship.

2014-01-01 Nevil Johnson Raju Blessy Prabha valsaraj

International journal of Scientific Engineering and technology. Volume 3(3), pp. 289-292. (ISSN; 2277-1581).

Efficacy of Reflective Learning Package on Reflective Writing, and Critical Thinking Ability of Undergraduate Students on Head Injury in Selected Nursing Colleges of Udupi District.

2013-01-01 Daisy Josphine Lobo Ratna, Prakash

International Journal of Nursing Education, 5 (1). pp. 48-53. ISSN 0974-9349.

Interventional study to strengthen the health promoting behaviours of pregnant women to prevent anaemia in southern India

2013-01-01 AparnaBhaduri H Vinod Bhat Asha Kamath

Midwifery, 29(7).e35-e41.

Interventional study to strengthen the health promoting behaviors of Pregnant Women to prevent anaemia in southern India.

2013-01-01 Bhaduri,A Bhat, H.V Kamath, A

Midwifery. 29(7).e35-e41.

Effective interventions for preventing childhood obesity in South Asian region- A systematic review of available evidence

2013-01-01 Dsouza Preethy Nair Sreekumaran Baby S Nayak Mujja Anusha Unnikrishnan

International journal of Medical Science and Public Health .2013

Chiropractice Care in Women’s Health: A Midwifery Perspective.

2012-01-04 Ramasubramaniam,S Muliira,R.S Seshan,V Raman,S

African Journal of Midwifery and women’s Health.6(2),98-101.

Anemia in Pregnancy— Consequences and Challenges: A Review of Literature.

2012-01-01 Al Khasawneh E Seshan V Ramasubramaniam S Raman S

J South Asian Feder Obst Gynae;4(1):64-70.

Undergraduate Arab Nursing Students Simulation Training (SST) Using Maternity Simulaids: An overview of obstetric skill performance assessment by OSCE, Skill Competency and Student Satisfaction.

2011-01-01 Raman S Michael JC Madhavan G Ramasubramaniam S Vijayalaksmi Akintola A

International Journal of Nursing Education,3(2).96- 101.

Promoting developmental supportive care in preterm infants and families in a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setting in India

October 01, 2019 Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha L. Altimier Dr Mamatha Shivananda Pai Dr Baby S Nayak L.E. Lewis Yashoda Sathish

Nurse Education in Practice, Volume 40, 102612. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2019.08.006

Towards Enhancing Everyday Pregnancy Care: Reflections from Community Stakeholders in South India.

October 01, 2018 Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha Nicola Mackintosh Deirdre Harrington Paula Griffiths Mitchelle Lewis Nervo Verdezoto Naveen Bagalkot

Proceedings of the 9th Indian Conference on Human Computer Interaction. 71-74. doi>10.1145/3297121.3297130

Dietary intake of macronutrients and micronutrients among adolescent girls: A cross sectional study

October 01, 2018 Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha Meenakshi Garg Shobha Anjali Gupta

Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health

Knowledge, Attitude and Risk Perception for Diabetes among Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

August 01, 2018 Dr Judith Angelitta Noronha Pratibha Dr. Sonia R. B. D’Souza Sweety Jousline Fernandes Shobha Anusuya Dr Sushmitha Ramona Karkada

IJPHRD

A study to develop a protocol on assessment of high risk pregnancy in antenatal women in selected hospitals of Karnataka state

2000-01-01

2000, Jilby Jacob. This project aimed at developing an assessment tool on high risk pregnancy comprising all the methodological steps of tool development.