ONUIGBO, Prof. Wilson Ikechuku Beniah

B.Sc. MB, Ch.B, DTM&H, Ph.D, M.D, FMCPath, FRCPath, FWACP, FICA, FICS, FIHEN; medical practitioner, pathologist; Born: April 28, 1928; Place: Agbaga; Hometown: Oraifite, LGA: Ekwusigo; State of Origin: Anambra; Married: Edith Odukwe, September 30, 1960; nc: one son; six daughter; EDUCATION: Practicing School, Awka, 1941; Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha 1942-45; University College Ibadan, 1951-53; Glasgow University 1953-57, Liverpool University, 1959; CAREER: Chief Consultant Pathologist, 1974; founder/dir. 1979; dean, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, UNEC 1986-88; visiting prof, of Pathology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, 1992; visiting prof. Pathology, Abia State University, 1993; adjunct prof, of Pathology, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Abakaliki Campus, 1994; currently, dir. Medical Foundation and Clinic Enugu; mm: Royal College of Pathologists, FMC Path, FRC Path, FWACP, FICA, FICS, FIHEN; Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland 1967; ah: Mission Scholarship DMGS, Onitsha, 1942; Govt "Major" Scholarship, Yaba, 1946; John Reid Prize in Medical Research, Glasgow 1955; first prize in medical students essay competition, British Medical Association 1952; research fellowship, Glasgow 1962; Distinguished Alumni Award, Ibadan (Anambra State Branch 1982; hon. merit award in recognition of professional excellence in medicine, UWAA, Awka Branch, 1997; tt. Onowu (Prime Minister) Chieftaincy title, Oraifite; publ: Man, Medicine and Matter. John Jacobs Classic publishers, Enugu, 2001 chapters in Books; Bone Metabolism, Boston, GK Hall, 1961; Medical Practise and the Law in Nigeria, Longman, Ikeja, 1986; Cancer in Developing Countries, Lyon, IARC International publications 1986; Discover of the Human Living Adult Parasite of Paragonimus Uterobilateralis, 1974; sc. Peoples club of Nigeria; Published over 250 researches in several fields of learning in over 20 Countries of the world; hob: reading, writing; off: Medical Foundation and Clinic, 8 Nsukka Lane, Enugu, tel: 042-457227; res: 4 Dengram Close, Independence Layout, Enugu, tel: 042-457227; pha: Awon Road, Ifite, Oraifite, Ekwusigo LGA. Anambra State.
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