Dr. Ouma is currently a Senior Lecturer and a Program Manager at the School of Engineering, IT, Science and Health. She holds a PhD degree in Information Technology from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University which was awarded in 2014.
She has been lecturing at IIE MSA for the past 10 years and is currently involved in planning, directing and overseeing the Information Technology departmental operations. She has carried out these activities for the last 2 years as a Program Manager.
As a Senior Lecturer the units that she has taught include Systems Development, E-business, Human Computer Interaction, User Interfaces and Software Engineering. She has previously been awarded a certificate of best performing unit of the semester in the School of Information Technology in Monash South Africa by the Pro Vice Chancellor and President of Monash South Africa.
Her past research has contributed to m-health and e-health initiatives within the developing world an area that contributes to Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D). Dr Ouma has also been involved in research in the Human Computer Interaction domain. She has presented her research work in various workshops and international conferences including journals. In the past she has been involved in supervision of honours students and currently supervising masters’ students at the department of Information Technology.
Her current research interests in Information Technology are in the areas of Human Computer Interaction, ICT4D and Health Informatics from which she has published various articles. She has supervised various postgraduate students in their honours degrees and currently is supervising masters’ students within the school of Information Technology.