OTU, Okuku (Prof) Akpan Asuquo

MBBS, FRCED, FWACS, FMCS, Ph.D., FRSM, FICS, RCA; surgeon, immunologist; b: August 19, 1947; ht: Manta, Abak; Iga: Abak; so: Akwa Ibom; m: Dr. Obah Adiaha (nee Ikpi), 1970; nc: three s, one d; ed: Government School, Abak, Akwa Ibom State 1946-52; St. Mary's Practicing School, Ediemc, Abak, Akwa Ibom State, 1953-54; Holy Family College, Oku Abak, Akwa Ibom State, 1955-59; Higher School of Patrick's College Ikot Ansa, Calabar, 1960-61; University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, 1962-67; The Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland 1970-72; University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, 1974-77. cr: Science Tutor, Holy Family College Oku-Abak 1962; House Surgeon, University College, Hospital, Ibadan. Oyo State, 1967-68; served in the rank of Captain during the Nigerian Civil War, with No 1 Brigade, 1st Division, Nigerian Army, 1968; snr. House Surgeon/Surgical Registrar, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, 1968-70; Surgical Registrar, Glasgow Royal Infirmary/Duke Street Hospital, Glasgow Scotland, 1970-72; Surgical Registrar, Ipswich General Hospital, Ipswich, England, 1972; Consultant Surgeon, St Luke's Hospital, Anua, Uyo, 1973-74; Consultant Surgeon, General Hospital, Iguita, Oron, 1974; snr. Consultant Surgeon, 1975; Chief Consultant Surgcon/lmmunologist, Head of Research, Ministry of Health, Government of Cross River State, 1977-82; Head, Department of Surgery, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, 1987-95; promoted prof. Surgery, 1991; mem. Governing Council of the University of Calabar on the platform of the Senate of the University, 1993; 14th Provost, College of Medical Sciences, Board of Management, Board, Institute of Oceanography, University of Calabar, since 1994; Nigerian Surgical Research Society, Nigerian Cancer Society, Nigeria Society for Immunology, Nigerian Transplantation Society, Nigerian Academy of Science, International College of Angiology; mm: British Association for Cancer Research, British Society for Immunology, British Transplantation Society, European Association for Cancer Research, Royal Society of Medicine, International College of Surgeon, European Society of Mastology, Board of Examiners, Nigerian National Post-Graduate Medical College; examiner. West Africa College of Surgeons, Committee for the Review of the Cross River State Economic Programmes, 1986; foundation presd. National Association of Medical Consultants, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Branch, 1986; foundation presd. Nigerian Transplantation Society, since 1985; ee: Surgery, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus; Surgery, University of Benin, Benin City; f. International College of Surgeons, since 1985; Royal Society of Medicine, 1984; International College of Angiology, since 1987. ah. Eastern Anang Native Authority Scholarship award for Secondary Education, 1954; Eastern Nigerian Regional Government Scholarship award for Medicine, 1963, Newyork University Award for Surgery, 1967; British Ministry of Overseas Development Award for Sugery, 1930; The holder of the First Chair of Surgery in the University of Calabar and the first Nigerian to occupy the Chair of Surgery of the University, Calabar, Listed in the Directory of On going Research in Cancer Epidemiology, World Health Organisation International Agency For Research on Cancer, 1991, 1992, 1996; tt: Okuku Ikpaisong Erem trim Manta, 1990. fh: Listed in Directory of On going Research in Cancer 1991/92-96. publ: Thorn Injury Preceding Malignant Melanoma of the Foot in Nigeria, Lancet, 1985; 1:220-221; Craniofacial Cirsoid Aneurysm in childhood, a report of two cases, Nigerian Journal of Paediatrics, 1984, 11(3) 87-90; Antibody to the AIDSvirus in Kaposi's Sarcoma in Nigeria journal of Surgical Oncology, 1988, 37(3) 152-155 and over 50 learned journal publications and monographs, sc: Rotary Club of Calabar, presd. 1988-89; Calabar sports Club; the African Club, Calabar; hob: golf, billiards, off: Department of Surgery, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar; res: Calabar/Abak.
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