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Prof. Etete James Peters


Internal Medicine




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About Prof. Etete James Peters

Prof Etete Peters is an astute administrator, Academician, and physician born into a noble and very resourceful family in Ikot Ekpaw, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State on 7th September in 1962. He had his primary education at Ikot Okoro Primary School where he obtained his F.S.L.C in 1973. He then proceeded to Regina Coeli College, Essene, and he passed his West African School Certificate in 1979. He then proceeded to the University of Calabar to study Medicine and Surgery in 1980. This distinguish alumnus bagged his MBBCh degree in 1986. He commenced his residency training programme in Internal Medicine at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar and was awarded the Fellowship of West African College of Physicians (FWACP) in 1997. He became the first Resident Doctor in Internal Medicine to successfully complete his post graduate training as a physician at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. He was elected Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) in 2012 and Fellow of the Royal College Physicians of Edinburgh in 2014 (FRCP). Dr Peters was awarded MASHAV Fellowship Training Award by the Israeli Government in 2007 for sub specialty training in pulmonology at the University of Tel-Aviv, Israel and obtained certificate in pulmonology Infectious diseases. Dr Etete Peters served as the Chief Medical Director of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo between 2009 and 2017. He is a presently the National President of the Nigerian Thoracic Society. He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPrimary School, Ikot Okoro, Abak Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.19681973
WASCRegina Coeli College, Esene, Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State19741979
MBBChUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19801986
FWACPResidency Training, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State19891997
Certificate in PulmonologyUniversity of Tel Aviv, Isreal20072006
Fellow, American College of Chest PhysiciansPost Fellowship Training, American College of Chest Physicians, USA20122012
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, UK20142014

S/N Publication
Umana AN, Udonwa NE, Peters EJ,Onoyom-Ita VE. Nasal obstruction in Calabar. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2006; 6(1); 62 – 65.
Essien OE, Immanagha KK, Akpan NA, Shilnikova LN, Peters, EJ. Nigerian HIV/AIDS patient: problem of stigmatization and discrimination. Niger Delta African Journal of Health and Environment 2008 1(1) 40-45.
Eshiet AI, Peters EJ,Efem SEE. Chronic exposure to cooking gas, its effect on pulmonary function indices and arterial oxygen content. African Journal of Anaestesia and Intensive Care. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2003, 4 –7.
Nku GO, Peters EJ, Eshiet AI, Oku O, Osim EE. Lung function, oxygen saturation and symptoms among street sweepers in Calabar. Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 2005, 20; 1,  2: 79 - 84
Peters EJ, Ansa VO, Philip-Ephraim EE, Ekott JU. Profile of childhood Leprosy in South East Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. Vol. 2, No. 2 2000, 17 – 20.
Umoh AN, Peters EJ,Ebenso GA, Ikon GM. Clinical parameters, treatment outcome and disability status of leprosy patients in EkpeneObom 2001–2003. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine     2007;7(2):16-20
Umoh, VA, Peters, EJ.  The relationship between lung function and indoor air pollution among rural women in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.  Lung India 2014; 31:110-5.
Jombo, GTA, Enenebeaku MNO, Peters, EJ, Itam, IH, Mbaawuaga EM. Symptomatic genital mycoplasmal infections among ante-natal women in an urban community of Northern Nigeria and need to possibly widen the scope of present laboratory investigation. The Internet Journal of Infectious diseases. 2009 vol. 7(1) 1-3.
Ansa VO, Peters EJ,Ayanechi CC. Coexistence of tropical pyomyositis, diabetes, and HIV infection. Diabetes International (Africa Edition) 2005. Vol. 13 No. 1, 10 – 11.
Philip, Ephraim E. E., Gyose A. N., Udonwa, N. C., Peters, EJ, Anyanechi, C. C.  Knowledge and Perception HIV Prevention through     Condom Use among midlife and older adults in Calabar, Nigeria.     Indian Med. 2010 Vol., 59 940 429-33.
Essien OE, Peters EJ,Ekott JU, Odigwe CO. Dietary pattern of Adult diabetic patients attending a tertiary care hospital in Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2007;7(2):12-15
Andy J. J., Peters, EJ, Ekrikpo, U. E., Akpan, N. A., Unadike B. C., Ekott, J. U., Prevalence and correlates of Hypertension among the Ibibio/Annang, Efiks andOpoboEthencity and Diseases.  A cross sectional community survey in rural South – South Nigeria.  2012; Vol. 22, 335 – 339.
Peters EJ, Immananagha KK, Essien OE, Ekott JU. Traditional Healers’ practices and possible spread of HIV/AIDS in South Eastern Nigeria. Tropical Doctor34, 2004, 79 – 82.
Jombo, GTA, Okwori, EE, Peters EJ, Umana, AN. Bacterial dynamics of chronic suppurative otitis media in Markudi, North Central Nigeria. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science 2007; 16(1):21-32.
Unadike BC, Akpan NA, Peters, EJ, Essien IO, Essien OE. Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Uyo, Nigeria. African Journal of Endocrinology andMetabolism .Vol. 8 (1) 2009, 9-11
Immanagha KK, Akotua-Efebo OE, Agbulu, REO, Peters, EJ, Solomon EA, Severe malaria in Children: part I presenting compliants of Niger Deltan children , Niger Delta African Journal of Health and Environment 2008, 1 (1) 11-17.
Unadike BC, Esseien IE, Essien O, Akpan NA, Peters, EJ, Ekott JU. Indication for and outcome of Diabetes Admission at Uyo Teaching Hospital. Ibom Medical Journal. Vol.6, No.12013; 16-21
Umoh, VA., Peters, EJ, Erhabor G.  Ekpe E., Ibok A.  Indoor air pollution and respiratory symptoms among fishermen in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.  African Journal of Respiratory Medicine, 2013, Vol.9 [1] 17-21.
Peters EJ, Anyanechi CC. Traditional Healers’ practice: are they not harmful? In: Mathur M E(ed). Current trends in Paediatrics vol. 2  New Delhi’s Academa publishers,  (in press)
Peters EJ, Immananagha KK Eduwem DU, Effiong RL. Admission criteria and subsequent academic performance of medical students in University of Calabar. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Science. Vol. 7 No. 2 2001, 397 – 401.
Peters EJ, Eshiet AI, Akpantum IA, Enebulu BV. The role of Airway maintenance in the management outcome of tetanus patients in     Calabar: a five-year retrospective review. Mary Slessor Journal of  Medicine 2005;     5(2): 40 – 43.
Immananagha KK, Peters EJ, Philip-Ephraim EE, Ekott JU, Immananagha LN, Ekure EN, Esin RA. Acute Bacterial Meningitis in     a developing country: Diagnosis related mortality among pediatric     patient. Central African Journal of Medicine, 1998, Vol. 44(1) 11-15.
Umoh Victor, Akpan Effiong, EkpoObeten, Peters E.J, Ekott J.U, Type of Diseases and the risk for Obstruction Sleep apnoea in Nigeria.  European Respiratory Journal (2015); 46 (supply.59) 2373.
Essien OE, Peters EJ, Udoh AE, Ekott J U, Odigwe CO. Prevalence and pattern of abnormal glucose tolerance in adult Nigerians with primary hypertension. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2007; 16(1):50-56.
Peters EJ, Esin RA, Immananagha KK, Siziya S, Osim EE. Lung function studies in Nigerian fishermen and women chronically exposed to fish drying using burning firewood. Central African Journal of Medicine 1999 45, 5 119 – 123.
Eduwem DU, Udoma FU, Eyo C, Ekott J. O, Opara DC, Peters EJ., Spectrum of Radiographic Features of Pulmonary Toberculosis in University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Nigeria. Comprehensive Research Journal of Medicinal Science Vol. 3(1):2015, 7-12.
Jombo, GTA, Okwori EE, Peters, EJ,Umana, AN, Multi-drug resistant pseudomonas aeuroginosa from ear discharges and potential challenges in treatment of ear infection. Findings from Makurdi, North Central Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2008; 8(2) 10-10.
Peters EJ,Eshiet AI. Male – female (sex) differences in leprosy patients. Leprosy review, 2002: Vol. 73 No. 3, 262 – 67.
Peters EJ, Etiuma AU, Eduwem DU, Ansa VO. Complicated Amoebic Liver Abscess; still a significant health problem in the topics: clinical case reports. Global Journal of medicine. Vol. 2 No. 1, 2003.
ErhaborG.E.,Peters E.J.,(eds).,Guidelines for asthma management in Nigeria, Nigerian Thoracic Society,2017.
Peters EJ, Ansa VO, Immananagha KK, Antia EA. Time of presentation for treatment and profile of deformities among leprosy patients in South Eastern Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine. Vol. 20 No. 4 2001, 237 –241.
Peters EJ,Eshiet AI, Esin RA, Umana AN, Immanagha KK. Association of respiratory symptoms and Oxygen saturation in gas vendors chronically exposed to cooking gas. Journal of Life and Environmental Science, No. 2, 2002, 2005 – 213.
Jombo, GTA, Peters, EJ, Gyuse, AN, Nwankon, JP. Outcome of directly observed therapy short course (DOTS) regimen in rural community of the Nigerian Niger Delta. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2008; 61-66.
Philip-Ephraim EE, Peters EJ,Ekott JU, Akpan NA, Jubrin P. Exfoliative dermatitis secondary to psoriasis. A case report and a review of the literature. Global Journal of Medical Sciences 2005; Vol. 4 No. 1, 2; 37 – 39.
Jombo GTA, Mbaawuaga EM, AS, Eneneberan MNO, Okwori EE, Peters     EJ,Akpan S.  How far have we rolled back malaria on the African Continent nine years down?  The burden of malaria among pregnant women in a semi-urban community of Northern Nigeria.  Journal of Medicine and     Medical Sciences Vol. 1 (4) 2010.
Nku CO, Peters EJ,Eshiet AI, Bisong SA, Osim EE. Prediction formulae for lung function parameters in females of South Eastern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 2006; 21 (1 – 2) 43 –47.
Peters EJ, Essien OE, Immanagha KK, Inah GA, Philip-Ephraim EE, Agbulu RE. CD4 cell count level and pattern of respiratory complication among HIV seropositive patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Nigerian     Journal of Physiological Sciences 2007; 22(1-2):93-97.
Peters EJ, Ekott JU, Eshiet GA, Anyanechi CC. Tuberculosis in Calabar: a 10-year review. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2005; Vol.14, No. 4 381– 385
Mills EJ, Sing S, Wilson K, Peters EJ, Onia O. The challenges on involving traditional healers in HIV/AIDS care. International Journal of sexually transmitted disease and AIDS, 2006; 17: 360 – 363.
Jombo GTA, Mbaawuaga EM, AS, Denenakwa P., Alao OO., Peters     EJ, Dauda MA., Okwori EE., Akosu TJ., Etukumanah EA., Yaokugha JB.  Choices of drugs for self-treatment of malaria among adults women in a Nigerian City:  Implication for success of the on-going ‘’roll back’’ malaria programme.  Journal of Microbiology and anti-microbials 2010:2[6] 57-63.
Uduma F.U., Abudu E.K., Onwuzobe I.G., Eduwem D.U., Umoh V., Ekkot J.U., among Smear Positive Patients in Uyo, Nigeria. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016. 115: 316-321.
Peters EJ. Traditional health practices and health implications in Nigeria. In: Ekanem I A (ed.) University of Calabar Guest Lecture series, Calabar, graphic plus communications. Vol. 1 No. 1, 2006; 50-68.
Jombo GTA, Jombo GTA, Mbaawuaga EM, Gyuse AN, Enenbeauku MNO, Okwori EE, Peters EJ, Akpan S.  Socio-cultural factors influencing     insecticide treated bed net utilisation in a malaria endemic city in North-    Central Nigeria.  Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2010, 1-3.
Udonwa NE, Uko E, Peters EJ, Abdullahi A. The efficacy of herbal treatment; “Winnie Cure” in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2006; 6 (1): 1 – 5.
Peters EJ, Ekpo M, Udonwa N, Eshiet GA, Ekpe EB, Ayodele M. The impact of civil strife on the health of internally displaced persons in South-South Nigeria. Journal of Life and environmental sciences 2005,Vol. 7, No 1, 2; 403 – 409.
Agbulu, REO, Ansa, VO, Udofia, O, Immanagha KK, Peters, EJ, Oyo-Ita, A. Suppraventriculartrachyarrthythmias in cardiac and non-cardiac patient in UCTH, Calabar. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine 2008; 8:(2) 17-22
Okwari OO, Antai AB, Owu DU, Peters EJ,Osim EE. Pulmonary function of indices of saw mill workers in Calabar. African Journal of Medical Sciences 2005; 34 141 – 145
Ansa VO, Peters EJ, Ekott JU. The distribution of Liver Diseases among Medical admissions in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2000, 6– 9.
Peters EJ, Esin EJ, Amah AK. Occupational Health Hazards of Nigerian fishermen associated with chronic indoor pollution. Journal of Life and Environmental Science. Vol. 1 No. 2 No. 1999, 47 – 52
Azah N, Antai AB, Peters EJ,Osim EE. Effects of exposure to dust generated from crushing of granite rocks on lung function of South Eastern Nigerian Children. Nigerian Journal of Physiological Science. Vol. 17, No. 1 & 2, 2002, 42 –47.
Unadike BC, Effiong U, Peters, EJ, Outcome of Diabetic Admission in a Nigeria Tertiary Hospital.  Nigerian Hospital Practice Journal; 2010; 6: (4-6), 77 - 81.
Peters EJ. Medicine in Africa: review of Principles of Medicine in Africa. JAMA 2005. Vol. 293 No. 4, 498 – 499
Azah N, Antai AB, Peters EJ, Osim EE.  Normal lung function values of Nigerian children aged 6-16years.  Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 2002; 17(1-2): 74 – 75.
Peters EJ, Brewer DD, Udonwa NE et al. Diverse blood exposures associated with incident HIV infection in Calabar. Int. J. STD AIDS. DOI: 10.1258/IJSOC. 2009. 009272.
Uduma F.U.,Abudu E.K.,Onwuzobe I.G.,Eduwem D.U.,Umoh V.,EkottJ.U.,Peters E.J. Five Chest Radiographic Features Imputed to Primary Pulmonary Tuberculosis. The Journal of Infectious Diseases Photon 2016; 115,316-321.
Peters EJ,Immananagha KK, Esin RA. Health status of University of Calabar Workers. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Science. Vol. 7 No 2 2001 403 – 407.
Peters EJ,Immanagha KK, Philip-Ephraim EE, Ibanga IA, Immananagha LN. Bacterial meningitis in adult at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. A 5-year retrospective study 1993 – 97. Global Journal of Medical Science. Vol. 2 No. 1, 2003, 1 – 6.

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