Ogo ofiaeli

“Whatever is worth doing should be done as excellently as possible”

Dr Ogochukwu C. Ofiaeli (Senior Lecturer)


Adolescent Health / Paediatric Rheumatology

Dr OC Ofiaeli is a dedicated Paediatrician; a Fellow of both the West African College of Physicians and National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN). She has interests in Adolescent Health, Paediatric Nutrition, Paediatric Rheumatology and General Paediatrics.

She currently runs the Adolescent Health and Paediatric Rheumatology Clinics at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra state, Nigeria. She is also a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi campus, Anambra state, Nigeria.

Dr OC Ofiaeli has done some research on child health and published in notable journals both in Nigeria and internationally. She has completed several Post-Graduate courses among which are Paediatric Nutrition by the Boston University Medical School brought by Nestle and MedInscribe, Global Adolescent Health by University of Melbourne, Paediatric Rheumatology by European League Against Rheumatism, among others.

She is a Level II graduant of the Pan African Thoracic Society Methods in Epidemiological, Clinical and Operations Research training (PATS MECOR). She has also been trained in Health Management by the University of Washington and attained her PhD from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.

She is a member of several societies among which are the Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Medical and Dental Consultant’s Association of Nigeria, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH), among others.

She has facilitated several health programs and trainings among medical undergraduates and post-graduates, adolescents as well as para-medicals.

She is a homemaker and a passionate Paediatrician. She is also an enthusiastic academic.

Notable publications:

  • Knowledge and indulgence in substance abuse among adolescents in Anambra state, South-East Nigeria. Afri Health Sci. 2022; 22(1): 227-33
  • Exercise Induced Bronchospasm and associated factors in primary school children: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatrics. 2023; 23: 153
  • Sexual Abuse Among Adolescents. Annals of Health Research. 2021; 7(1): 50-58.

Ongoing Research:

  • Mesenchymal tumours in Adolescents

Research Achievments:

  • TETFUND grant for Academic Staff Training and Development, 2021
  • Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) Small Grant Award, 2020
  • Pan African Thoracic Society Methods in Epidemiological, Clinical and Operations Research (PATS MECOR) Small Grant Award, 2019.

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Contact details:

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Department of Paediatrics, NAU, Nnewi campus, Anambra state, Nigeria