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Dr. Theophilus Ipeh Ugbem




Lecturer I


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About Dr. Theophilus Ipeh Ugbem

Dr Ugbem Theophilus Ipeh is a Consultant Paediatric Pathologist with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar and a Lecturer 1 with the College of Medicine, University of Calabar. He graduated from the college of Medicine in 2004 and completed his residency in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and became a fellow of Pathology of the Nigerian Postgraduate College of Medicine in 2015. He also has a second class upper division; Bachelor of Science degree in Human Anatomy which he obtained from the University of Calabar in 1996. He is an astute scholar with a passion for teaching and research. As a graduate assistant in Human Anatomy, Faculty of Basic Medical science, he taught Gross Anatomy, Embryology, Histology ,Neuroanatomy and Practical Anatomy to undergraduate students of Allied Health, Basic Medical and Medical students . He is currently teaching preclinical medical students General, Systemic and Practical Pathology in College of Medicine, University of Calabar. He has been the coordinator of Mortuary and Museum Training programme in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital since 2016 till date. He has over thirty published scholarly article with special interest in Paediatric Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Soft Tissues Tumor, Musculoskeletal and Forensic Pathology. He is a member of the Nigerian Medical Association and College of Nigerian Pathologists.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
F.S.L.CArmy Children Primary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos Nigeria19791983
W.A.S.CArmy Children High School, Ikeja cantonment, Lagos, Nigeria19831988
B.Sc(H.Anat)University of Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.19901994
M.B.B.ChUniversity of Calabar and University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar.Cross River State Nigeria.19962004
FMCpathNational Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.20062015

S/N Publication
Isiwele , E.M., Ugbem, T. I., Azeke, T.A., (2019). Granular Cell Tumor of the Scrotum in a Black African: Case Report of A very Rare Condition. Current Trends Medical Surgery Urology, 1, 102.
Bassey, B.I.E., Ugbem,T.I., Uwem, O., Akpan, U.O., Anyanwu, S.O., & Glen, E.E et al. (2019). Overcoming Barriers in Conducting a Transatlantic Prostate Cancer Familial Study in Africa: Best Practice from the CaPTC Cohort Study. Cancer Health Disparities, 2, e1-9.
Ebughe , G. A., Ugbem, T. I., Ushie, D. E., Effewongbe, S., Udosen, J. E & Umoh, M. S. (2019). Prevalence of Benign Breast Lesions, Epithelial Proliferations with or without Atypia in Calabar-A Retrospective Review .International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health, 37(1), 1-7.
Ebughe , G. A., Ugbem , T. I., Ushie, D. E. Effewongbe , S.,(2019). Cancer in Cross River State .Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 30(1), 1-8.
Ugbem, T. I., & Nnoli, M.A. (2018). Electrocution in a football viewing centre in Calabar, south-south Nigeria, Medical Research Chronicle, 5(4), 282-286.
Ugbem ,T.I., & Nnoli, M.A. (2018). Childhood homicide following Motor car battery fluid Electrolyte ingestion in Calabar, south-south Nigeria. Medical Research Chronicles, 5(4), 277-281
Ugbem,T.I., & Nnoli, M.A. (2018). Rape Homicide Following Criminal Abortion: An Autopsy Finding in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Forensic Pathology, 3(1),1-3.
Vhriterhire, R.A., Ngbea, J.A., Ugbem, T.I., Dauda, A., Jegede, O., & Yakubu, D., et al. (2018). Histopathology quality assurance: A general survey of physicians’ satisfaction in Nigeria. Ann Tropical Pathology, 9, 121-125.
Asuquo, M.E., Ugbem, T.I., & Marwa, A.D., (2017). Recurrent isolated tuberculous inguinal lymphadenopathy : A case report and review of literature. International Journal of Medicine, 5(1), 97-99.
Godstime, I., Ugbem, T.I., & Nnoli, M. (2017). Deaths From Gas Explosion In Southern Nigeria., Medical Research Chronicle, 4(6), 567-573
Asuquo , M.E., Nwagbara ,V.I.C., Nnoli, M., Ashindoitiang, J., Ugbem,T.I., & Akpan, S. (2017). Neurofibrosarcoma: Case series in South-South Nigeria. International Journal of Medicine, 5(1), 79-81.
Asuquo, M.E., Ugbem, T.I., & Marwa, A.D. (2017). Recurrent isolated Tuberculous Inguinal Lymphadenopathy : A case report and review of literature . International Journal of Medicine, 5(1), 97-99.
Ugbem,T.I., Ekanem, I.A., Bassey, I., Nnoli, M., Ebughe, G., Omoronyia, O., &Ushie, D. (2017). Neonatal Deaths and Autopsy Rates in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital: A 10-Year Trend Analysis in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Recent Advances in Biology and Medicine, 3, 131-134.
Nwagbara ,V.I.C., Ashindoitiang, J., Nnoli, M., Asuquo, M.E., Okonkwo,U. Ugbem, T.I., Ekong, M., & Ifere, M. (2017). Giant Primary De-differentiated Liposarcoma of the Greater Omentum in a 24 year old Male. Calabar Journal of Health Science, 1(1),1-4.
Ibanga, A., Ekanem, I.A., Nkanga, D.G., Asana, U.E., Duke, R.E., Etim, B.A., Nnoli, M., Ugbem, T.I., & Irabor, G . (2017). Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Related Conjunctival Tumours. Int Journal of Ophthalmic Pathology, 6(4),1-4.
Ebughe, G.A., Ekanem, I.A., Omoronyia, O.E., Nnoli, M.A., Ikpi, E.E., & Ugbem ,T.I. (2016). Prostate Cancer Incidence in Calabar – Nigeria. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 14(5), 1-10.
Nnoli, M., & Ugbem, T.I. (2016). A Year Review Of Suspected Deaths In Custody/Detention In Calabar, Nigeria. Medical Research Chronicle, 3(2), 162-166.
Nnoli, M., Ugbem, T.I., &Nnoli,C. (2016). Deaths Following Drowning In Calabar, Nigeria From 2007-2015. Medical Research Chronicle, 3(4), 317-323.
Asuquo, M.E., Umana, A.N., Nwagbara, V.I.C., Nnoli, M. & Ugbem, T. (2016) Cutaneous Metastatic Disease: Case Series In A Tropical Setting. Case Reports In Clinical Medicine, 5,25-31.
Ebughe , G. A., Ekanem, I. A., Omoronyia , O. E., Omotoso , A. J., Ago, B.U., Agan, T. U., & Ugbem, T.I. (2016). Incidence of Cervical Cancer in Calabar, Nigeria . Journal of Cancer and Tumor International, 3(2), 1-13.
Chukwuegbo ,C.C., Ekanem, I.A., & Ugbem,T.I. (2015). Cyclop deformity in an eclamptic mother: a case report and literature review. Scholars Journal of Medical Case, 3(8), 667-670.
Ekanem, I.A, Chukwuegbo, C.C., &Ugbem,T.I. (2014). Rare Sequelae of ectopic gestation: A case report of Lithopaedion. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 13(2), 59-61.
Nwagbara,V.I., Asuquo, M.E., Ebughe, G., Agbor, C., Akpan, S., Ugbem,T. Asuquo, I.M. (2013). Tuberculous Lymphadenitis of the neck: Case series. International Journal of Medicine, 1(1), 4-8.
Asuquo, M.E., Nwagbara, V.I., Agbor, C., Akpan, S., Ebughe, G., Ugbem,T. (2013). Giant Cell Tumour of Soft Tissue of the finger: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Oncology, 2(3),1-4.
Nwagbara,V.I., Asuquo, M.E., Akpan, S., Nwachukwu, I., Martin Nnoli, M., Ugbem.T. (2013). Tuberculous Axillary Lymphadenopathy:A Case Report. Journal of Tropical Diseases, 1(3),1-3.
Asuquo, M.E., Nwagbara,V.I., Akpan, S., Ebughe, G., Ugbem,T.,& Asuquo,I.M. (2013). Non-caseating submental tuberculous lymphadenopathy: A case report . Clinical Medicine, 2(6), 291-293.
Ebughe,G., Nnoli, M., & Ugbem,T. (2013). Rheumatoid Athritis Complicated With Systemic Amyloidosis Diagnosed At Autopsy: A Case Report.. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 11(4), 79-82.
Nnoli,M., Ebughe,G., Omotoso,A.J.,& Ugbem,T.I.,(2013).Death from Marathon Race Following Acute Myocardiac Infarction with Ruptured Berry Aneurysm.IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 8(3), 49-51.
Ebughe,G.A., Ugare,G.U., Nnoli,M.A., Bassey,I., Nwagbara,V.I., Udosen,J.E.,Omoronyia,O.,Chukwuegbo,C.C ., Ugbem, T.I., Omotoso, A.J.,& Okokon,E. (2013).Histological Type and Tumour Grade in Nigerian Breast Cancer: Relationship to menarche, Family History of Breast cancer, Parity ,Age at First Birth, And Age at Menopause. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 7(5), 58-63.
Nwagbara,V.,Asuquo,M.,Akpan,S.,Eduwem,D., Omotoso,A., & Ugbem,T.I. (2013). Giant Solitary Intramuscular Cystic Plexiform Neurofibroma of the Thigh: A Case Report and Literature Review. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Oncology, 2(1), 36-550.
Asuquo, M.E., Nwagbara,V.I., Umana,A.N., Bassey,G., Nnoli,M.A., Okpara,H., Akpan,S., Otobo, F., & Ugbem,T.(2012). Giant Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: A Case Report and Review of Literature . Journal of Clinical and Experimental Oncology, 2(1),1-3.
Asuquo, M.E., Nwagbara,V.I.C., Akpan, S.O., Otobo, F.O., Umeh,J., Ebughe, G., Cornelius Chukwuegbo, C., & Ugbem,T.I. (2012). Recurrent benign schwannoma of the scalp: Case report . Journal of Clinical & Experimental Oncology, 4(1), 65-67.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
To carry out research on the risk factors of prostate cancer in black men.NGN2,000,000 .00Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium (CAPTC) Nigeria Pilot Grant2017-03-10
Expression of carcinoembryonic antigen cytokeratin 8 and 18 among colorectal cancer patients in University of Calabar Teaching HospitalNGN1,700 000 .00Prof. Martins Nnoli2019-08-15

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
TSL Workshops in Diagnostic Histopathology2012-11-202012-11-21
Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortum(CAPTC) Research Training Workshop2017-03-082017-03-09
The 10th MDCAN Biennial Delegates Meeting Calabar 2017-08-212017-08-26
National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, ASCAF 20182018-08-122018-08-17
International Workshop on Forensic Medicine: Death and Investigation.2018-11-052018-11-07
MDCAN,UCTH Calabar,Annual General Conference and Scientific Conference 20182018-12-062018-12-07
The 3rd Annual International Workshop and Symposium:Improving Breast Cancer Management & Outcomes in Africa2019-08-192019-08-22