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Dr. Dr.williams Uduak Effiong

Snr. Lecturer
Internal Medicine
williamsudak@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Uduak Williams is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Internal Medicine and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. He joined the University of Calabar as a Lecturer 1 in August, 2011. Uduak studied Medicine at the University of Calabar and University of Calabar Teaching Hospital from where he graduated in 1999. He was trained in Internal Medicine and Neurology at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar and University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. He completed his Specialist training in Medicine and Neurology in 2011.He is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in the Neurology Subspecialty. He also holds a MSc in Clinical Neurology obtained from Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 2014.He is a beneficiary of several travel grants including the World Parkinson Coalition grant to attend the World Parkinson Congress in Glasgow, Scotland in 2010; the TETFUND grant to attend the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) in Stockholm, Sweden in 2012 and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) grant to attend the summer school for young neurologist in Lisbon, Portugal in 2016. His key interests are in Movement Disorders, NeuroAIDS, General Neurology, Cerebrovascular disease, and Functional disorders in Neurology. He runs a specialist inpatient facility for the evaluation and management of movement disorders and general neurological disorders in adults. He is involved in the training and supervision of both undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees. He is currently supervising two doctors in their postgraduate programme. He is skillful in finding solutions to challenges, with an intense drive for research and teaching. His current research are on aspects of cognitive dysfunction and mood disorders in patients with chronic medical diseases and control of the risk factors for Non-communicable Disease (NCDs) .He is a member of several professional bodies including Nigerian society of Neurological Sciences (NSNS), Pan African Association of Neurology Societies (PAANS), World Federation of Neurology (WFN), International Movement Disorder Society (MDS), World Stroke organization (WSO), International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), Medical and Dental Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) and Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).He has held several positions both as a Resident Doctor and Consultant/Lecturer. He is a reviewer for the Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences. He has authored several publications in learned and peer-review journals.

Williams, U. E., Philip-Ephraim, E., Oparah, S. K. (2013). Quality of life and neuropsychology assessment in Nigerians with Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Parkinson's Disease, 3(1), 1-252.


Oparah, S. K., Njoku, C. O., Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Williams, U. E. (2012). Knowledge of women`s issues in epilepsy: a survey of Physicians at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 11 (1), 52-57.


Williams, U. E., Anikwe, J. (2013) Profile of Parkinson’s disease patients presenting at the Calabar neurology clinic. Journal of Parkinson's Disease. 3(1), 1-252.


Williams, U. E., Okpara, S. K., E. Philip-Ephraim, C. Onwurah (2011). Pattern of Neurological Disorders Presenting at a Neurology Clinic in Calabar, Niger Delta region of Southern Nigeria. European journal of Neurology 18 (1), 344-620.


Williams, U. E., Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Oparah, S. K. (2012). Mood and sleep disorders among Nigerians with Parkinson`s disease (PD): A 3 month Interim report (abstract). Movement Disorders; 27(1), 1210.


Williams, U. E., Okpara, S. K., Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Owolabi, M. O., Ogunniyi, A. (2012). Correlates of Cognitive impairment among Nigerians with stages 3 to 5 chronic kidney disease. European journal of Neurology 19 (1), 458-807.


Williams, U. E., Opara, S., Agbulu, R., Umoh, V., Otokpa, D. (2010). Knowledge of Parkinson`s Disease among Physicians in Calabar, South-South Nigeria. Movement Disorders; 25(3),16-28.


Oparah, S.K., Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Williams, U. E. (2011). Tetanus among Medical In-patients: a five year review of seasonal pattern at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine; 11(2), 14 – 17.


Oparah, S.K, Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Williams, U. E., Igbo, T. I. (2011). Knowledge of Physicians in Cross River State Ministry of Health on women related issues in epilepsy. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine; 11 (1): 26 – 30.


Oparah, S. K., Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Williams, U. E. (2010). Spectrum of Medical Emergencies presenting at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine; 10(2), 52 – 57.


Philip- Ephraim, E. E., Oparah, S. K., Williams, U. E., Odigwe, C. C., Ephraim, R. P. (2011). Pattern of Neurological Admissions at the Intensive Care Unit in a Tertiary Hospital – a 15 year review. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine; 11(1), 21 – 25.


Bisong, E. M., Williams, U. E., Okpa, H. O., Enang, O. E., Monjok, E. (2017) Predictors of Sleep Disorders among HIV Out-Patients in a Tertiary Hospital. Recent Advances in Biology and Medicine 3, 103-109.


Williams, U. E., Inyama, M., Soter, A., Oparah, S. K., Okpa, H. O.(2017) Neuropsychiatric Impairment among Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia. Recent Advances in Biology and Medicine, 3, 95-102.


Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Williams U. E., Eyong K. I., Ephraim R. P. (2015). Stroke and Urinary Incontinence. IOSR-JDMS 14(6), 123-126.


Oparah, S. K., Williams, U. E., Uhegbu, V. M., Idika, K. A., (2017).Parkinson’s Disease in Sub Saharan Africa: Profile of Clinical Presentations at a Health Facility in South Eastern Nigeria. IJMRP 1, 6-12.


Williams, U. E., Bisong, E., Okpa, H. O., Ohio, E, Okeke, M. S. (2017) Cognitive and Mood Impairment among HIV Seropositive Patients in A Special Treatment Clinic. SAS Journal of Medicine 3 (8), 211-217.


Williams, U. E., Oparah, S. K., Soter, A.(2017). Predictors of Cognitive Dysfunction among Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Kidney Disease. Recent Advances in Biology and Medicine, 3, 8-23.


Philip-Ephraim E. E., Williams, U. E., Eyong K. I., Ephraim R. P., Kajogbola G. A. (2015). Simultaneous Parenchymal Haemorrhage and Infarction in a Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: The Yin and Yang of Anticoagulation. JMSCR 3(6), 6144 - 6146.


Philip-Ephraim E. E., Williams U. E., Onwurah C., Eyong K. I., Ephraim R. P., Kajogbola G. A. (2015). Bilateral Anterior Cerebral Artery Infarction: A Rare but Catastrophic Stroke Syndrome. IOSR-JDMS. 14(6), 15-16.


Williams, U. E., Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Oparah, S. K. (2015). The Utility of Neuroimaging in the Management of Dementia. GJMEDPH. 4( 4), 2277-9604.


Philip-Ephraim E. E., Charidimou, A., Williams U. E., Otu, A. A., Eyong, K. I. , Ephraim R. P. Serum Lipid Profile In Ischaemic Stroke Patients in Southern Nigeria (2015). IOSR-JDMS. 14(5), 72-74.


Williams U. E., Philip-Ephraim E. E., Oparah S. K. (2015). Stroke Subtypes and Evidence Basis of Thrombolysis. IOSR-JDMS. 14(5), 65-71.


Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Charidimou, A., Williams, U. E., Kajogbola, G. A. (2015). Stroke-Like Presentation of Cerebral Toxoplasmosis: Two HIV-Infected Cases. Cerebrovasc Dis Extra; 5, 28–30.


Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Charidimou, A., Otu, A. A., Eyong, E. K., Williams, U. E., Ephraim, R. P. (2015). Factors Associated with Prehospital Delay among Stroke Patients in a Developing African Country. International Journal of Stroke 10(4): E39 - E39.


Williams, U. E., Philip-Ephraim, E., Oparah, S. (2014). Multidisciplinary Interventions in Motor Neuron Disease. Journal of Neurodegenerative Disease. Volume 2014, Article ID 435164, 10 pages.


Williams, U. E., Oparah, S.K., and Philip-Ephraim, E.E. (2014). Disease Modifying Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis. ISRN Neurology. Volume 2014, Article ID 307064, 7 pages.


Williams, U. E., Owolabi, M. O., Ogunniyi, A., Ezunu, E. O. (2013). Prevalence and pattern of neurocognitive impairment in Nigerians with stages 3 to 5 chronic kidney disease.ISRN neurology. 01/2013; 2013:374890.


Philip-Ephraim, E. E, Eyong, K. I, Chinenye, S., Williams, U. E., Ephraim, R. P. (2013). The Burden of Inpatient Neurologic Disease in a Tropical African Hospital. The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. 07; 40(4), 576-579. .


Ekanem, E. P., Kimomo, I. E., Sidney, K. O., Williams, U. E., Ndifreke, U., Abraham, N. G., Rhoda, P. E. (2013). Profile of Neurologic Emergencies At The Accident and Emergency Department of A Tertiary Hospital in South Nigeria. Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish); 30(1), 72 – 80. .


Philip-Ephraim, E. E., Eyong, K. I., Williams, U. E., Ephraim, R. P. (2012). The role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of primary adult high grade gliomas: assessment of patients for these treatment approaches and the common immediate side effects. ISRN oncology. 01/2012; 2012:902178.


Oparah, S. K., Njoku, C., Williams, U. E. (2012). Knowledge of women`s issues in epilepsy: a survey of residents at a tertiary hospital in Calabar, Niger delta region of Nigeria. GJMEDPH; 1(5), 23 – 27.


Williams U. E. (2009). Calabar, Nigeria. Practical Neurology. 9(4):237-239

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Showing All Conferences Attended

The 43rd Annual General Meeting And Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society Of Neurological Sciences (NSNS).
The 43rd Annual General Meeting And Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society Of Neurological Sciences (NSNS) from 31st May to 3rd June, 2011, Port Harcourt.
Start: Tuesday 31st May, 2011
End: Friday 3rd June, 2011
1st Nigeria-Florida Neuroscience Partnership (NFNP) conference.
1st Nigeria-Florida Neuroscience Partnership (NFNP) conference, held from November 2nd to 5th of November, 2010 in Lagos.
Start: Tuesday 2nd November, 2010
End: Friday 5th November, 2010
MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists
MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists July 15th to July 17th, 2016 held at Lisbon, Portugal.
Start: Friday 15th July, 2016
End: Sunday 17th July, 2016
2nd World Parkinson Congress September
2nd World Parkinson Congress September 28th October to 1st of November, 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Start: Thursday 28th October, 2010
End: Monday 1st November, 2010
16th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS)
16th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS). September 8th to September 11th, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Start: Saturday 8th September, 2012
End: Tuesday 11th September, 2012
16th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
16th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders held on June 17th to June 21st, 2012 held in Dublin, Ireland.
Start: Sunday 17th June, 2012
End: Thursday 21st June, 2012
No Results for Grants/Awards Received