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Dr Beverly Joshua

Interim Head of Department for Nursing

  • University of East London
    Stratford Campus
    Water Lane
    London, E15 4LZ
    United Kingdom
    E15 4LZ

    Dr Beverly Joshua is the Interim Head of Nursing at the University of East London. Dr Joshua is an experienced intensive care nurse, educator and researcher, with an interest in professional nursing practice and improving students’ learning ability through innovative educational strategy.

    Previously, Dr Joshua held the role of Course Director at London South Bank University. Her passion is to ensure that nursing students have the knowledge, skills, professionalism and clinical decision-making ability to deliver effective care to their patients. 

    Dr Joshua was awarded a Doctorate in Education from London South Bank University in 2017. Her research investigated the correlation between students’ learning approaches and their clinical decision-making whilst intervening to encourage the adoption of a deep approach to learning.  She presented this study at conferences including the International Nursing Conference in Singapore (2015) and the European Doctoral Conference in Switzerland in 2016.

    She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a strong background in initiating policies and processes relating to nursing education. 

    Dr Joshua is the co-author of ‘Professional values and practice’ in the Introduction to Nursing for First Year Students (Moorley, 2020).



    Full list of publications 

    Most recent list of publications:-

    Thyroid malignancy rates according to the Bethesda reporting system in Israel - A multicenter study.
    Madgar O, Avior G, Shochat I, Joshua BZ, Baraf L, Avidor Y, Avi Khafif, Assadi N, Alon EE.Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021 Mar 15:S0748-7983(21)00378-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2021.03.237. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33745793

    Utilization Patterns of Infliximab Originator to Infliximab Biosimilar in US Veterans.
    Derek P, Jessica J, Brian S, Shoabo P, Wei C, Jorge R, Andrew G, Joshua B, Jeffrey C, Vicki S, David W, Jessica W.Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Dec 1;115(Suppl 1):S6. doi: 10.14309/01.ajg.0000722884.49445.dd.PMID: 33566496 No abstract available.

    An investigation into the impact of approaches to learning on final-year student nurses' clinical decision-making.
    Joshua B, Ingram A.Nurse Educ Pract. 2020 Nov;49:102918. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2020.102918. Epub 2020 Nov 9.PMID: 33227696

    CDK 4/6 Inhibition Overcomes Acquired and Inherent Resistance to PI3Kα Inhibition in Pre-Clinical Models of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
    Remer E, Badarni M, Hikri E, Dayan A, Levi L, Popovtzer A, Iraqi M, Porgador A, Joshua BZ, Bachar G, Elkabets M, Scaltriti M, Mizrachi A.J Clin Med. 2020 Oct 7;9(10):3214. doi: 10.3390/jcm9103214.PMID: 33036331 Free PMC article.

    Trauma-induced vestibular dysfunction: Possible functional repair under α1-antitrypsin-rich conditions.
    El-Saied S, Zaknoun M, Alatawna O, Joshua BZ, Kabahaa N, Kaplan DM, Lewis EC.Cell Immunol. 2020 Oct;356:104150. doi: 10.1016/j.cellimm.2020.104150. Epub 2020 Jun 12.PMID: 32823037

    Limitations of ultrasound in predicting bilaterality vs unilaterality of well-differentiated carcinoma of the thyroid.
    Bahat Dinur A, Quint E, Lupo L, Fraenkel M, El-Saied S, Joshua BZ.Am J Otolaryngol. 2020 Jul-Aug;41(4):102543. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102543. Epub 2020 May 8.PMID: 32474327

    Endogenous α1-antitrypsin levels in the perilymphatic fluid correlates with severity of hearing loss.
    El-Saied S, Schmitt H, Durisin M, Joshua BZ, Abu Tailakh M, Prenzler N, Lenarz T, Kaplan DM, Lewis EC, Warnecke A.Clin Otolaryngol. 2020 Jul;45(4):495-499. doi: 10.1111/coa.13541. Epub 2020 Apr 26.PMID: 32246580

    TGF-Beta-Activated Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts Limit Cetuximab Efficacy in Preclinical Models of Head and Neck Cancer.
    Yegodayev KM, Novoplansky O, Golden A, Prasad M, Levin L, Jagadeeshan S, Zorea J, Dimitstein O, Joshua BZ, Cohen L, Khrameeva E, Elkabets M.Cancers (Basel). 2020 Feb 3;12(2):339. doi: 10.3390/cancers12020339.PMID: 32028632 Free PMC article.

    Yoel U, Joshua BZ, Shoukrun R, Dyomin V, Levin D, Sufaro YZ, Fraenkel M.AACE Clin Case Rep. 2019 Jun 7;5(5):e271-e275. doi: 10.4158/ACCR-2019-0072. eCollection 2019 Sep-Oct.PMID: 31967051 Free PMC article.

    Storm time IRI-Plas model forecast for an African equatorial station.
    Adebiyi SJ, Ikubanni SO, Adebesin BO, Adeniyi JO, Joshua BW, Adimula IA, Oladipo OA, Olawepo AO, Adekoya BJ.Heliyon. 2019 Jun 4;5(6):e01844. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01844. eCollection 2019 Jun.PMID: 31194128 Free PMC article.

    Inhibition of the NKp44-PCNA Immune Checkpoint Using a mAb to PCNA.
    Kundu K, Ghosh S, Sarkar R, Edri A, Brusilovsky M, Gershoni-Yahalom O, Yossef R, Shemesh A, Soria JC, Lazar V, Joshua BZ, Campbell KS, Elkabets M, Porgador A.Cancer Immunol Res. 2019 Jul;7(7):1120-1134. doi: 10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-19-0023. Epub 2019 Jun 4.PMID: 31164357 Free PMC article.

    Repression of AXL expression by AP-1/JNK blockage overcomes resistance to PI3Ka therapy.
    Badarni M, Prasad M, Balaban N, Zorea J, Yegodayev KM, Joshua BZ, Dinur AB, Grénman R, Rotblat B, Cohen L, Elkabets M.JCI Insight. 2019 Mar 12;5(8):e125341. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.125341.PMID: 30860495 Free PMC article.

    Tumor Tissue Explant Culture of Patient-Derived Xenograft as Potential Prioritization Tool for Targeted Therapy.
    Ghosh S, Prasad M, Kundu K, Cohen L, Yegodayev KM, Zorea J, Joshua BZ, Lasry B, Dimitstein O, Bahat-Dinur A, Mizrachi A, Lazar V, Elkabets M, Porgador A.Front Oncol. 2019 Jan 22;9:17. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00017. eCollection 2019.PMID: 30723707 Free PMC article.

    MET activation confers resistance to cetuximab, and prevents HER2 and HER3 upregulation in head and neck cancer.
    Novoplansky O, Fury M, Prasad M, Yegodayev K, Zorea J, Cohen L, Pelossof R, Cohen L, Katabi N, Cecchi F, Joshua BZ, Popovtzer A, Baselga J, Scaltriti M, Elkabets M.Int J Cancer. 2019 Aug 1;145(3):748-762. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32170. Epub 2019 Feb 11.PMID: 30694565 Free PMC article.

    Mixed-methods assessment of surgical capacity in two regions in Ethiopia.
    Iverson KR, Garringer K, Ahearn O, Alidina S, Citron I, Esseye S, Teshome A, Mukhopadhyay S, Burssa D; Safe Surgery 2020 Collaborators.Br J Surg. 2019 Jan;106(2):e81-e90. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11032.PMID: 30620064

    Assessment of the Association Between Post-tonsillectomy Hemorrhage and Weather Conditions.
    Mendel R, Yitshak-Sade M, Nash M, Joshua BZ.Isr Med Assoc J. 2018 Jun;20(6):349-353.PMID: 29911754

    Intramuscular (Infiltrating) Lipoma of the Floor of the Mouth.
    Joshua BZ, Bodner L, Shaco-Levy R.Case Rep Med. 2018 Mar 20;2018:3529208. doi: 10.1155/2018/3529208. eCollection 2018.PMID: 29755529 Free PMC article.

    Whole genome sequence analyses of brain imaging measures in the Framingham Study.
    Sarnowski C, Satizabal CL, DeCarli C, Pitsillides AN, Cupples LA, Vasan RS, Wilson JG, Bis JC, Fornage M, Beiser AS, DeStefano AL, Dupuis J, Seshadri S; NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium; TOPMed Neurocognitive Working Group.Neurology. 2018 Jan 16;90(3):e188-e196. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004820. Epub 2017 Dec 27.PMID: 29282330 Free PMC article.

    Early postoperative fever in paediatric patients undergoing cochlear implant surgery.
    El-Saied S, Joshua BZ, Abu Tailakh M, Jagev I, Gorali R, Kraus M, Kaplan DM.Clin Otolaryngol. 2018 Feb;43(1):385-388. doi: 10.1111/coa.13009. Epub 2017 Nov 23.PMID: 29044978 No abstract available.

    Reflecting on the learning opportunities of presenting at a conference.
    Joshua B.Nurse Res. 2017 Mar 22;24(4):27-30. doi: 10.7748/nr.2017.e1468.PMID: 28326913


    Her research interests include professional nursing practice and improving students' learning ability through innovative educational strategy.