Philomene Uwamaliya, Senior Lecturer at Nursing and Allied Health
Philomene is Project Lead for the Resource Hub for Professionals who support Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrant Populations & Humanitarian Champions Programme for Asylum Seekers, Migrant Populations. Mental Health First Aid Instructor & Suicide Prevention Trainer.
Philomène is a registered mental health nurse since 2006 and holds an MSc in Public Health (International Development) and currently pursuing a PhD via published work. She has 5 years experience of working in primary care and public health with specific programmes aimed at increasing life expectancy and promoting health and wellbeing for Asylum seekers, Refugees and Migrant populations. Since 2011 Philomène has been working as a Senior Lecturer at the Liverpool John Moores University in the school of Nursing and Allied Health.
She is a recipient of various awards including the prestigious Mary Seacole Leadership Award (2016) which enabled her to develop the Online Resource Hub for professionals caring for asylum seekers and refugees. Her other awards include the Black History Month Award for Outstanding Contribution from the Regional Director of the Royal College of Nursing (2018) and the Vice Chancellor Rising Star Award and Staff Citizenship Award from Liverpool John Moores University (2014).
Philomène is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, and a Member of the Society for Social Medicine, European Public Health Association, The Expert Consortium on Refugee and Migrant Health. She proactively uses these memberships to network, collaborate, enhance her knowledge and skills and lobby policy change.