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Dr. Lorretta Favour Chizomam Ntoimo

Lorretta Favour Chizomam Ntoimo, PhD
Department of Demography and Social Statistics,
Faculty of Social Sciences,
Federal University Oye-Ekiti,


Lorretta Favour Chizomam Ntoimo is a Sociologist/Demographer. She obtained her Bachelors (Honours)  degree in Sociology from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Her Masters’ degree in Sociology/Demography was obtained from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where she also obtained a PhD in Demography and Population Studies in 2012. Dr Ntoimo started her academic career in 2012 as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Demography and Social Statistics, Joseph ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State, Nigeria. Currently, she is a lecturer in the Department of Demography and Social Statistics, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria where she has served in various administrative capacities including as the acting Head of the Department of Demography and Social Statistics. Dr Ntoimo serves as a Guest lecturer at the World Bank established Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin, Nigeria. She is an Associate of Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC), where she actively contributes to research planning, data collection and management, and writing for publications.

Dr Ntoimo is a highly motivated and result-oriented researcher whose primary goal is to contribute to family demography and reproductive health. She has participated in various capacities as a collaborator, field/regional supervisor, qualitative and quantitative data analyst, and project coordinator in maternal, child, adolescent health and family research projects sponsored by McArthur Foundation/African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), South African National Research Foundation (NRF) Centre of Excellence in Human Development, the World Health Organization, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada, among others. She is a member of the editorial board of international and local journals such as Sage Open and International Journal of Population Studies. She has served as a reviewer for over 15 journals including Population, African Population Studies, Social Science Research, Qualitative Sociology, BMC Public Health, European Journal of Social Psychology and African Journal of Reproductive Health among others. She has 33 publications in reputable journals and books and one co-edited book.  She has presented papers, served as discussant, session and side meeting organiser in several international and local conferences. Dr Ntoimo has served as a guest speaker and facilitator in workshops and seminars and a Guest Editor in special editions of African Population Studies and Development Southern Africa.  She is a member of professional bodies such as International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Union of African Population Studies(UAPS), International Sociological Association among others. She serves in the Board of Sociology of Population Research Committee of the International Sociological Association.

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