ONUAGULUCHI, Prof. Gilbert Obiafo

B.Sc, Ph.D, physician, university teacher, administrator, bomJanuary 1,1927, Awgu, Enugu State; married Esther Aneniyagh Gundu 1956, one son, four daugh ters; Education: Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, 1941-44, Higher College, Yaba, Lagos, 1945-56, Medical School, Yaba, Lagos, 1947-48, University College Ibadan, 1949-51, Institute of Chest Disease, London University, 1956; University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1959-61; Career: Ap pointed Medical Officer, Northern Region of Nigeria, 1951-58; Research Assistant and Medical Registrar, Stobhill General Hospi tal, Glasgow, 1959-62; Senior Lecturer, Uni versity of Ibadan, 1962-65; Honorary Con sultant Physician, University College Hos pital, Ibadan, 1962-66; appointed Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Univer sity of Ibadan, 1965-66; Honorary Consult ant Physician, University ofNigeria Teach ing Hospital, since 1967; Dean ofMedicine, Faculty ofMedicine, University ofNigeria Medical School, 196^-72; Pioneer Vice- Chancellor, University ofJos, 1975-78; Pro fessor and Head, Department of Pharmacol ogy and Therapeutics, University ofNige ria, Enugu Campus, since 1967-97; ap pointed Professor ofMedicine, Ebonyi State University, 1999-date; member, Royal Col lege of Surgeons, 1956; member, Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow, 1959; mem ber, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 1960; fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow, 1972; fellow, Royal College of. Physicians, Edinburgh, 1972; Foundation fellow, Nigerian Medical Council of Physicians, 1970; Treasurer, Association of Physicians of West Africa, 1962-66; President, West African Society for Pharmacology, 1971-77; Vice-President, Union of African Society for Pharmacology, 1980-87 and its President, since 1987; member, West Afri can College of Physicians; member, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member, New York Academy ofSci ences; Publications: Parkinsonism, Butterworth, London, 1964; Giant in Turbu lent Storms - The Story of Nigeria, 1944- 87; Vantage Press, New York, 1990; Hobbies: armchair politics, gardening, general reading. Official Address: College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Enugu State'. Home: 2, Braithwaite Close, Enugu Campus, University of Nigeria, Enugu, Enugu State. Telephone: 042-451925.
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