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Omobola A. Oyeleye


Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Studies

Associate Professor

Department of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Oyeleye’s professional life began in K-12 education where she worked as a classroom teacher, ESL teacher, and as a Literacy Coach/Interventionist. After obtaining a law degree and mediation credentials, she practiced law and mediation, specializing in disability rights and advocacy, inclusive of education, housing, prisoners’ rights, immigration, and professional licensure cases. Following her licensure as a registered nurse, Dr. Oyeleye worked as a registered nurse in medical surgical nursing, nephrology, and PACU. As a nurse educator, she has taught at the pre-licensure, post licensure, and at the graduate levels. Dr. Oyeleye loves to teach and loves teaching nurses about the different areas in which nursing advocacy can lead to improved healthcare quality and positive patient outcomes. She speaks regularly and serves as a subject matter expert in her areas of scholarship.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Doctor of Education
December 2013

University of Texas, El Paso, TX
Master of Science in Nursing
December 2011

Cizik School of Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
July 2005


University of Houston Law Centre, Houston, TX
Juris Doctorate
December 1996

University of Houston, Houston, TX
Master of Education
August 1993

University of Ife, Nigeria
Graduate Certificate (Edu Technology)
June 1985

University of Ife, Nigeria
Bachelor of Education
June 1981

Clinical/Research Focus

Nursing Education, Healthcare Quality, Special Populations, Law & Regulations.