Campus Directory: Olu Awosoga

University of Lethbridge

Olu Awosoga
Associate Professor
Health Sci - General
Office: M3059 (Markin Hall)
Phone: (403) 332-4058


Quantitative Research Methods, Introductory Statistics, Applied Statistics, Advanced Statistics, Biostatistics, Statistical Concepts and Methods, Survey Sampling

Research Areas

Caring for the Caregivers Health & Wellbeing, Quality of Life & Health Status. Regression Models, Meta Analysis, Application of Statistics in Health Sciences, Repeated Measure Designs, Categorical Data Analysis, Parametric & Nonparametric Statistical Methods, Statistical Inference, Survival Data Analysis

Office Hours

Monday/Wednesday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

About Me

Oluwagbohunmi (Olu) Adetunji Awosoga is an Applied Statistician with over 30 years of post-secondary teaching experience. Dr. Awosoga is a Nigerian and Canadian Citizen, he is currently an Associate Professor and the immediate past Board of Governors Teaching Chair (2019-2021) at the University of Lethbridge. In 2021, he was a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, and Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Nigeria. His research interest includes well-being and Quality of life of professional Caregivers, Wellness amongst Rural and Urban Childcare Providers, Health and Safety in the Workplace, Psychometrics, ageing, dementia in the elderly, Meta-Analysis, and the application of Statistics in Health, Education, and Social Sciences.
His contribution to most research studies includes but is not limited to: checking psychometric properties of new survey instruments, estimation of appropriate sample size, power and effect size required for the study, sensitivity analysis, Questionnaire design process, Construction of Databases needed for the study, Addressing reliability of the survey instrument, suggest appropriate statistical methods for data analysis, and prepare the quantitative methodological aspect of the study final report and publications.
As a hobby, Dr. Awosoga enjoys spending time with family and friends, statistical consulting, and researching the Scriptures.

Selected Publications

Adesola C. Odole, Olu A. Awosoga, Blessing Adolo*, Chiedozie James Alumona*, Ayomikun Ayodeji*, Henrietha Adandom*, Chidozie E. Mbada (2022). Patients Satisfaction with Physiotherapy Management of Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain in Physiotherapy Departments of Public Hospitals in Ibadan, Nigeria: A Mixed-Method Study. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice

Awosoga, O., Nord*, C., Varsanyi*, S., Barley, R., & Meadows, J. (2021): Student And Faculty Perceptions of, and Experiences with, Academic Dishonesty at a Medium-Sized Canadian University. International Journal for Educational Integrity IJEI-D-21-00010R2

Charles I. Ezema, Ogochukwu K. Onyeso*, Udoka A. Okafor, Lance M. Mabry, Mishael E. Adje, Jessica Shiraku, Jean-Michel Brism้e, Fr้d้ric Froment, Aimee Stewart & Olu A. Awosoga (2021) Knowledge, attitude and adherence to standard precautions among frontline clinical physiotherapists during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey, European Journal of Physiotherapy, DOI: 10.1080/21679169.2021.2020898 Taylor & Francis, United Kingdom

Awosoga, O., Pijl, E., Hagen, B., Hall, B.L., Sajobi, T.T., Spenceley, S. (2018) Development and validation of the Moral Distress in Dementia Care Survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing. PMID: 30019353 DOI: 10.1111/jan.13803

Sajobi TT, Meng W, Awosoga O, Santana M, Southern D, Liang Z, Gailbraith D, Wilton SB, Hude Quan, Graham MM, James MT, Ghali WA, Knudtson ML, Norris C. (2018). Trajectories of health-related quality of life in coronary artery disease. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 11:e003661. Print ISSN: 1941-7705. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.003661 Online ISSN: 1941-7713

Tolulope T. Sajobi, Guowei Li, Oluwagbohunmi Awosoga, Meng Wang, Bijoy K. Menon, Michael D. Hill, Lehana Thabane (2018). A comparison of meta-analytic methods for synthesizing evidence from explanatory and pragmatic trials. Systematic Reviews 7:19. DOI: 10.1186/s13643-017-0668-3 and SYSR-D-17-00181

Sedgwick, M., Sedgwick, N., Awosoga, O., Grigg, L., Dersch, S. (2018). An exploratory mixed methods study of urban and rural registered nurses' experience of clinical reasoning. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. Vol.8, No. 4
DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v8n4p70 URL:

Sedgwick, M., Awosoga, O., Grigg, L. (2017) A pilot study exploring the relationship between the use of mobile technologies, walking distance, and clinical decision making among rural hospital nurses. Health Informatics Journal - ID HIJ-17-0015.R1. DOI:10.1177/1460458217747110

Sedgwick, M., Awosoga, O., Grigg, L. (2017). The impact of mobile technologies on new graduate nurses' perceived self-efficacy and clinical decision making: A report from a longitudinal study in Western Canada. DOI:10.5430/xyz.v1n1p1 Journal of Hospital Administration. Vol. 6 No. 6

Awosoga, O., McKean, J., & Huitema, B. (2016). Meta-Analyses of Correlated Multiple Baseline Time Series Design Intervention Models Using JR Estimate. Journal of Statistics: Advances in Theory and Applications, Vol. 15, No 2, pp. 131-161. DOI:

Sedgwick, M., Awosoga, O., Grigg, L., & Durnin, J-M. (2016) A quantitative study exploring Undergraduate nursing students' perception of their critical thinking and clinical decision-making ability while using apps at the point of care. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol 6, No 10, Sciedu Press. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v6n10p1 ISSN 1925-4040 (Print) ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

Pijl-Zieber, E., Awosoga, O., Spenceley, S., Hagen, B. & Hall, B. (2016) Caring in the wake of the rising tide: Moral distress in residential nursing care of people living with dementia. Dementia: The international journal of social research and practice. Dementia 0(0) 1-22. DOI: 19.1177/1471301216645214.

Lee, B., & Awosoga, O. (2015) Congruence Couple Therapy for Pathological Gambling: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31, 1047-1068. DOI 10.1007/s10899-014-9464-3. Springer Science+Business Media NY.

Awosoga, O.A., McKean, J.W. & Huitema, B.E. (2014): Simple Robust Tests for Auto-correlated Errors in Time Series Design Intervention Models. Communication in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 43:13, 2629-2641,
DOI: 10.1080/03610926.2012.681419

Townshend, I., Awosoga, O., Kulig, J., & Fan, H. (2014). Social cohesion and resilience across communities that have experienced a disaster. Natural Hazards DOI: 10.1007/s11069-014-1526-4

Belanger, Y.D., Awosoga, O. & Weasel Head, G. (2013). Homelessness, Urban Aboriginal People, and the Need for a National Enumeration. Aboriginal Policy Studies Vol. 2(2), 2013, pp. 1-31

Hagen, B., Awosoga, O., Kellett, P., and OforiDei, S. (2012). Evaluation of Undergraduate Nursing Students' Attitudes towards Statistics Courses, Before and After a Course in Applied Statistics. Nurse Education Today,

Selected Creative Works

Awosoga, O. (PI), Odunaiya, N. (Co-PI), Odole, A., Oyewole, O., Adegoke*, O., Adeoye, A., & Aweto, H.: How adults in selected urban and rural communities in southwest Nigeria perceive cardiovascular disease, risk factors and their risk status: a critical factor in preventing and managing cardiovascular disease.

Awosoga, O. (PI), Odole, A. (Co-PI), Odunaiya, N., Oyewole, O., Ogunlana, M., & Mbada, C.: Investigating how the Wellbeing & Quality of Work Life of Health Professionals affect the Quality of Care at Selected Tertiary Health Institutions in Southwest Nigeria.

Awosoga, O. (PI), Nord*, C., Varsanyi*, S., Meadows, J., Barley, R. & Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Group: Investigating Academic Dishonesty in Post-Secondary Institutions - A Case Study of the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge - Alberta. Post-COVID-19 case study

Awosoga, O.A. (PI), Babalola, P.C. (Co-PI), Ajayi, D., Akinbobola, T., & Agumadu, M.: Assessment of service availability and readiness of Immunization at selected Primary Healthcare Centres in Ogun State, Nigeria.

Research Interests

• Application of Statistics in Health Sciences
• Wellness, Quality of Life & General State of Health
• Health Status of Childcare Workers & Caregivers in general
• Repeated Measure Designs
• Regression Models
• Categorical Data Analysis
• Business Statistics
• Nonparametric Statistical Methods
• Meta-Analysis
• Statistical Inference
• Structural Equation Modelling
• Survival Data Analysis
• Psychometrics

Curriculum Vitae


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