NWOKOLO, Prof. Chukwuedu

physician, born in April, 1927, Oraifite, Anambra State; married Njideka Okonkwo 1954, three sons, four daughters; Education: Government College, Umuahia, 1934-39, Higher College, Yaba. 1940-42, School of Medicine of Nigeria. Ibadan, 1943-47, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1952-53, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, 1963-64; appointed Specialist Physician, Nigerian Civil Service, 1956-63; Senior Lecturer, University of Ibadan, 1963-65; associate Professor of Medicine and associate Dean of Medicine, University of Ibadan, 1965-67; associate Pro fessor and Head, Department of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 1967-71; appointed Professor of Medicine, 1971-80: Dean, Faculty of Medicine, UNN, Enugu Campus, 1972-75; Director and Chief Physician, National Medical Clinic, Enugu. since 1980; Chairman, National Advisory Committee on Medical Research (NSTDA), 1978-80; Chairman, Board of National In stitute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, 1978-80; Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, since 1987; Vice-President and later Chairman. (Nigerian Chapter), West African College of Physicians, 1977-81; member, Royal College of Surgeons, UK, 1951; member. Royal Col lege of Physicians, Edinburgh; fellow. Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh; member, British Medical Association, 1951-60; member, New York Academy of Sciences, 1960-67; Na tional Honours: awarded Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), 1982; recipient Nigerian National Merit Award, 1982; Hobbies: reading, electronics, photography; Of ficial Address: National Medical Clinic, 1 River Close, GRA, PO Box 2567, Enugu, Anambra State; Telephone: (042) 256414.
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