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Dr. Chimaeze Torty




Lecturer I


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About Dr. Chimaeze Torty

Dr. Torty Chimaeze is a Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics University of Calabar and serves as an honourary Consultant to the University of Calabar teaching hospital. He completed his secondary education at Abia State Senior Science School Ihie and graduated from the University of Calabar with MBBCh in 2007. He did his residency training in the University of Calabar teaching hospital/ University of Benin teaching hospital and obtained the Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians (FWACP) in the Faculty of Paediatrics in 2018. He was appointed Lecturer I in 2018. He has a special interest in Paediatric Neurology sub-specialty and has certification in Electroencephalography from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Leadership and management in Heath from the University of Washington, USA respectively. He renders clinical services to children with neurologic problems, teaches medical, dental students, and resident doctors, and conducts research. He is a purpose-driven and result-oriented scholar with great zeal to enhancing teaching, learning, academic advancement. Dr. Torty has several scholarly articles and still counting in both international and local peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of many professional bodies in the field of medicine including; Nigerian Medical Association, Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Child Neurology Society of Nigeria, and Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN). He is a devout Catholic and is happily married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateCentral School, Umuosu Nsulu, Abia State19851990
Junior Secondary School CertificateUmunna Comprehensive Secondary School, Umuosu Nsulu, Abia State19911994
Senior Seconfdary School CertificateAbia State Senior Science School, Ihie, Abia State19941996
MBBChUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20002007
FWACPWest African College of Physicians20112018

S/N Publication
Eyong K, Torty C, Ekanem E.E, & Asindi A.A. (2020) Burden of Care among Caregivers of children living with epilepsy in a developing country. Journal of critical reviews 7(18) 4679-54
Eyong K, Torty C, Ekanem E.E, & Asindi A.A. (2020) Medium and long term outcome of children living with cerebral palsy in a developing country. Journal of critical reviews: 7(18) 4655-59
Eyong K, Torty C, & Asindi A.A (2020) Prevalence and outcome of childhood Status epilepticus in a tertiary hospital in the coastal city of Calabar, Nigeria East African Medical Journal 97(9)
Torty C, Ochigbo S.O, Uzomba C, Eyong K, & Nwankwo O. (2019) Challenges with non-uptake of home-based HIV screening among siblings of HIV positive children in Calabar Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Medicine 28(4) 431-39
Ochigbo S.O, Torty C., & Anah M. (2018) Socio-demographic factors militating against screening of siblings of HIV positive Children in Calabar, Nigeria. Int J Curr Res 10(11), 75102-75105
Ochigbo SO, Oparah SK, & Torty C. (2018)Burden of Care on Caregivers of Children infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Calabar, Nigeria. Int J AIDS Res.;5(3):177-180.
Ochigbo S.O,Torty C.,& Oparah S. (2018) Predictors of Anxiety and Depression Among Caregivers of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive Children in Calabar, Nigeria. Int J of HIV/AIDS Prev Educ Beh Sci. 4(2),52-56
Ibor EK, Emmanuel E.E, Asindi A.A, Torty C, & Brown AE. (2018)The impact of an enlightenment program on community perception towards children with epilepsy. Int J Res Med Sci. 6:729-33.
Eyong K, Asindi A..A, & Torty C. (2018) Aetiology and Comorbidities of Cerebral Palsy in a developing country. Nigeria. Int J Res Med Sci.. 6(10):3246-3250

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