OHAEGBULAM, Professor Samuel Chukwunonyerem




M.B, B.Ch., neurosurgeon, born May 3 1941; married Marcelle Sadalla Sand 1967, three sons; Education: National High School, Arondi Zuogu, 1955- 59, Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, 1960-61, Cairo University, 1962-67; Career: Appointed Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 1974-78; Reader in Medicine, 1978-80; Consultant Neurosurgeon, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), 1974-93; appointed Professor of Neurosurgeon, University of Nigeria, 1980-93; Consultant, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu, 1980- 89; Associate Dean of Medicine, 1980-82; Dean of Medicine, University of Nigeria, 1982-84; appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 1987- 89; Consultant, Neurosurgeon, N.W. Armed Forces Hospital, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, 1989- date; fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England &Edinburgh; fellow, West African College of Surgeons; member, New York Academy of Sciences; member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, USA; member, World Federated Neurosurgical Society; member, Pan-African Neurosciences Association; member, International College of Surgeons; member, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA); member, Rotary Club and President, Ekulu District, 1988-89; Traditional Titles: Obinyere of Eziama Obiate; Hobbies: badminton, chess, computer; Official Address; 11-15 Imoke Street, GRA Enugu; Telephone: 042-255-831.
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2012 Nigerian National Order of. Merit Award

He held many positions in the University of Nigeria including, Head of Anatomy, Associate Dean of Medicine, Dean of Medicine and Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head of Enugu Campus of UNN.

He is the author of Geographical Neurosurgery, the First On-Line Book of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons USA as well as numerous Chapters in Books, Scientific Journals and Conference Proceedings. He is the Pioneer President of the African Federation of Neurosurgical Societies from 2007.

He has extensive experience in surgery of tumours of the brain and spinal cord and Spinal Surgery including Spinal Instrumentation.

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