SONAM values research as an essential tool for the formation of practice guidelines and adoption of nursing best practice. We believe that being research active is the hallmark of high quality faculty and therefore are invested in increasing research grants secured by our faculty.
Professor Sharon Brownie
2012: Griffith University Award of Excellence
Awarded in recognition of management of the School of Nursing at FCHS, Abu Dhabi and GU capacity building project in the region
2012: Scholarship for iPRI Summer School in UK
2014: Certificate of appreciation for contribution towards the achievement of the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
2016: Principal Investigator (PI) on a $50,000 BIG CAT early investigators’ grant
Dr Ekaete Francis Asuquo
2016: Valedictorian, PhD graduating Class, University of Ottawa, Canada
2012: Tertiary Education Trust Fund Fellowship, Nigeria
Dr Ahmed Sarki
2012: Scholarship Award from the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) to attend the 1st Nigerian Monitoring and Evaluation Short Course
2018: Publons Peer Review Award- for placing in the top 1% of reviewers in the multi-disciplinary category
2016: 50th Uganda Independence Medal by the President of the Republic of Uganda
The award recognizes civilian individuals for their outstanding service and loyalty to the country.
2018: Certificate of Service award in appreciation of my loyal and dedicated service to saving lives of children by the department of paediatrics and child health in conjunction with Mulago National Referral Hospital
Dr Grace Edwards
2018: Appointed Fellow of the Royal College of Midwives
2017: Commonwealth scholarship to study towards PhD in nursing at the University of Salford, Manchester. The award was jointly awarded by the UK government and the University of Salford.
2015: Graduated with an MSc Nursing education with a distinction from the University of Salford, Manchester.
2014: A commonwealth scholarship awardee by the UK government.
2012: The Muljibhai Madhvani Scholarship awardee.
2017: Winner of the 2017 International Midwifery Award “Converted Midwife for Life”
Dr Tumbwene Mwansisya
2016: Editor, Journal of Public Health and Community Medicine
2016: Best Worker for the School of Nursing and Public Health, University of Dodoma
2013: Best Second year student for Ph.D programme, Central South University – China
2011: Chinese Government Scholarship Award
2009: Country Master Trainer for United Republic of Tanzania on Drug abuse and counseling (Volume B as per United Nations Office of Drug abuse and Crimes (UNODC)