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Dr. Enembe Oku Okokon


Community Medicine


Senior Lecturer


[email protected]

About Dr. Enembe Oku Okokon

Dr Enembe Okokon is a Medical graduate of the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He completed residency training in Community Medicine in 2008. He has a Master’s degree in General Toxicology and Environmental Health Risk Assessment from the University of Eastern Finland, and a PhD in Environmental Epidemiology from the same University. He has a particular interest in air pollution and noise epidemiology, and exposure assessments. These have been the focus of his recent research endeavor. He is also interested in statistical modelling, data mining, basic and advance research synthesis; he has attended numerous European short courses in those areas. Dr. Okokon provides lectures in Community Medicine to undergraduate medical students and teaches clinical epidemiology at the Master’s level at the University of Calabar. He is a practicing clinician in the University Hospital.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of SurgeryUniversity of Calabar Medical College19911999
Clinical Fellowship (Residency Training) of the National Post-Graduate Faculty of Public Health National Post-Graduate Medical College, Ijanikin, Nigeria.20022008
MS.c General Toxicology and Environmental Health Risk AssessmentUniversity of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. 20092011
Ph.D. in Environmental EpidemiologyUniversity of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. 20132018

S/N Publication
Okokon, E.O., Yli-Tuomi, T., Siponen, T., Tiittanen, P., Turunen, A.W., Kangas, L., Karppinen, A., Kukkonen, J., & Lanki,T.(2021). Heterogeneous Urban Exposures and Prevalent Hypertension in the Helsinki Capital Region, Finland. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 18:1196.
Asuquo, J.E., Abang, I.E., Okokon, E.O., Anisi, C.O., Lasebikan, O.A., Asuquo, B.J., & Adegbehingbe, O.O. (2020). Does Weather Conditions Influence the Epidemiology of Paediatric Orthopedic Trauma in Southern Nigeria? Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 3(2), 22-29.
Okokon, E.O., Yli-Tuomi, T., Turunen, A.W., Tiittanen, P., Juutilainen, J., & Lanki, T. (2018). Traffic noise, noise annoyance and psychotropic medication use. Environment International, 119: 287-294.
Okokon, E.O., Taimisto, P., Turunen, A.W., Amoda, O.A., Fasasi, A.E., & Adeyemi, L.G. (2018). Particulate air pollution and noise: Assessing commuter exposure in Africa's most populous city. Journal of Transport & Health, 9: 150-160.
Okokon, E. O., Yli-Tuomi, T., Turunen, A. W., Taimisto, P., Pennanen, A., & Vouitsis, I. (2017). Particulates and noise exposure during bicycle, bus and car commuting: A study in three European cities. Environmental Research, 154: 181-189.
Ameh, S., Owoaje, E., Oyo-Ita, A., Kabiru, C.W., Akpet, O.E., Etokidem, A., Enembe, O. & Ekpenyong, N.(2016). Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth,16:99.
Okokon, E.O., Turunen, A.W., Ung-Lanki, S., Vartiainen, A.S., Tiittanen, P. & Lanki, T. (2015). Road-traffic noise: annoyance, risk perception, and noise sensitivity in the Finnish adult population. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 12(6), 5712-5734.
Kastarinen, H., Okokon, E.O.,& Verbeek, J.H.(2015). Topical Anti-inflammatory Agents for Seborrheic Dermatitis of the Face or Scalp: Summary of a Cochrane Review. JAMA Dermatol, 151(2):221-222.
Okokon, E.O., Roivainen, P., Kheifets, L., Mezei, G., & Juutilainen, J.(2014). Indoor transformer stations and ELF magnetic field exposure: use of transformer structural characteristics to improve exposure assessment. J Expos Sci Environ Epidemiol, 24: 100-104.
Ikpeme, I., Ngim, N., Udosen, A., Onuba, O., Enembe, O., & Bello, S. (2011). External jig-aided intramedullary interlocking nailing of diaphyseal fractures: experience from a tropical developing centre. Int Ortho; 35(1):107-11.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
28th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Rome, Italy.2016-09-012016-09-04
Joint Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISES-ISEE 2018), Ottawa, Canada.Modelled and Perceived Noise Exposure and Psychotropic Medication Use.2018-08-282018-08-30
31th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht, The NetherlandsMultiple Urban Environmental Exposures and Antihypertensive Use in the Helsinki Capital Region.2019-08-252019-08-28
Planetary Health Conference 2020, Senegambia, The Gambia.Commuter Exposure to Traffic-Sourced Pollutants in Lagos, Nigeria. 2020-01-222020-01-24