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Name

Dr. Euphoria Chimuanya Akwiwu

Department

Medical Laboratory Science

Designation

Lecturer I

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Euphoria Chimuanya Akwiwu

Dr. Euphoria Chimuanya Akwiwu has been in the employment list of the University of Calabar, Nigeria since 2010 as a Medical Laboratory Scientist. She received her Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree from Imo State University, Owerri in 2003 and proceeded to University of Calabar where she obtained both M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Haematology and Chemical Pathology in 2012 and 2015 respectively. Her research interests are mainly public health oriented including, among others, infectious diseases, haemoglobinopathies and occupational health. Dr Euphoria was converted to Lecturer 1 in 2016. She has been teaching, researching, mentoring and contributing to the growth of the University. Dr. Akwiwu was a recipient of the University of Calabar Conference/Workshop attendance grants in 2011 and 2013. Also, she has benefitted from similar grants from Nigeria Biological Safety Association in 2016 and Women in Science without Borders (2018). Besides, she has attended many local and international conferences, workshops, seminars and symposia where she has presented papers in both oral and poster session. She has successfully supervised and co-supervised many graduate students. Dr. Euphoria C. Akwiwu currently has to her credit over twenty-three publications in peer-reviewed local and international journals. Dr Euphoria has served as Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences Representative to Faculty of Education (2018 till date). She is a member of many professional associations including Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Haematology and Blood Transfusion Scientists Society of Nigeria, International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Women in Science without Borders and Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World. She also engages in various outreach programmes particularly those on voluntary counselling and testing for HIV infection, voluntary blood donation, occupational health and campaign for haemoglobin type awareness.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCEziama Community Primary school,Eziama Isiala-Mbano LGA Imo State19831989
SSCEMadonna Senior Secondary School for Science Etiti, Imo State19901995
B.MLSImo State University, Owerri19972003
M Sc.University of Calabar, Calabar20082012
Ph. D University of Calabar, Calabar20122015

S/N Publication
Akwiwu, E. C., Akpotuzor, J.O., & Okafor, A. O., (2019), Knowledge of Haemoglobin Types at Union among Couples and Impact on Offspring; A Cross-Sectional Study in Southern Nigeria. Asian Hematology Research Journal, 2(1), 1-6.
Akwiwu, E. C., Akpotuzor, J.O., & Okafor, A. O., (2019), Malaria Parasitaemia and Some Iron Parameters of Pregnant Women in Rural Nigeria. Asian Journal of Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2(1), 1-5.
Okafor, A.O., Akwiwu, E. C., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2019), Prevalence of Anaemia after Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-infected Patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health, 35(1), 1-7.
Akwiwu, E.C., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2018), Determinants of voluntary uptake of HIV counseling and testing among infected persons in Calabar, Nigeria. Contemporary Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 7(4), 48-54.
Akwiwu, E.C., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2018), Ascorbic acid level, Total antioxidant status and Cellular Immune Response among Malaria infected children in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria. Calabar Journal of Health Sciences, 2(1), 14-19.
Ugochi, V.E., Akwiwu, E.C., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2018), Factors associated with HIV Transmission and Infection among Persons Aged 0-17 years in Calabar Metropolis of Nigeria. Journal of Medical and Dental Science Research, 5(5), 27-30.
Ekanem, B.P., Akwiwu, E.C., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2018), Derangement in Some Antioxidants among HIV-infected Persons in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 13(3,II), 60-63.
Egbe, S.B., Akwiwu, E.C., Akpan, P.A., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2018), Haemorheologic and Biochemical Parameters of Pre-Eclamptic Patients in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 17(5), 18-24.
Akwiwu, E.C., Akpotuzor, J.O., Okon, J.E., & Egharevba, O., (2017), Iron studies of HIV-infected subjects in Calabar- A Nigerian perspective. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research. 3(5), 19572-19577
Okafor, A.O., Usanga, E.A., & Akwiwu, E.C., (2016), Iron related parameters of HIV-infected patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. IORS Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (1ORS-JDMS), 15, 65-68.
Akwiwu, E.C., Usoro, C.A.O., Akpotuzor, J.O., & Etukudo, M.H., (2015), Hepatic functions of persons occupationally exposed to formaldehyde in Calabar, Nigeria. Advances in Life Science and Technology, 38, 64-69.
Akwiwu, E.C., Usoro Chinyere A.O., Akpotuzor, J.O., & Etukudo, M.H., (2015), Occupational health and the impact of long-term formaldehyde exposure on health professionals in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 5(22), 119-126.
Akwiwu, E.C., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2015), Formaldehyde-associated immunologic responses among exposed Nigerian health professionals. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, 5(22), 102-106
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akwiwu, E.C., & Ekarika, E.A., (2015), Cavity lesion and some acute phase protein levels in diagnosis and monitoring of pulmonary tuberculosis infection Asian Academic Research Journal of Multi-Disciplinary, 2(2), 210-218.
Akpotuzor, J.O., Ekarika, E.A., & Akwiwu, E.C., (2014), Prognostic value of some acute phase reactants in the management of pulmonary tuberculosis disease. International Journal of Virology and AIDS, 1(002), 1(1)
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akwiwu, E.C., & Akata, R.O., (2014), Assessment of Evidence-based Practice in a Tertiary Health Institution in Nigeria using laboratory result. Greener Journal of Medical Sciences 4(1), 038-041, ISSN-2276-7797.
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akpan, P.A., & Akwiwu, E.C., (2013), Perception level of voluntary counseling/testing and knowledge/awareness of HIV/AIDS among adult population in Ugep Town of Cross River State of Nigeria. J. Aids Clin Res, 4,234.
Akpan, P.A., Akpotuzor, J.O., & Akwiwu, E.C., (2012), Some haematological parameters of tuberculosis (TB) infected Africans: The Nigerian Perspective. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 2(1), 50-56.
Akwiwu, E.C., Usanga, E.A., & Akpotuzor, J.O., (2011), Comparative study of haemoglobin types in coastal (Yenogoa) and hinterland (Owerri) communities in South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 20(2), 16-20.
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akwiwu, E.C., & Elaiho, M. I., (2011), Haematological profiles and serum lead levels in male fuel attendants in Calabar metropolis, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 7(1), 123-125.
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akwiwu, E.C., & Orovwigho, O.A., (2011), Haemorrheologic and fibrinolytic activities of seropositive Hepatitis B and C prospective donors attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Bleeding Bay. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 7(2), 150-152.
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akwiwu, E.C. & Udoh, I. A., (2011), Prothrombin time and relative plasma viscosity of hypertensive patients attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 7(1), 130-132.
Akpotuzor, J.O., Akwiwu, E.C., Okpokam, D.C., & Keunmoe, P., (2011), Analyses of haematological malignancies records from University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria (1983-2008). International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 7(1), 133-136.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
University of Calabar Conference/Workshop Grant for Maiden Scientific Conference of Federation of African Associations of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Abuja, Nigeria.NRN 136000University of Calabar2011-10-06
University of Calabar Conference/Workshop Grant for Molecular Applications of Genetic Analyzer for Forensic and Parentage DNA Testing, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria.NRN 188000University of Calabar2013-08-04
Nigeria Biological Safety Association (NiBSA) with Sandia National Laboratories, Alberquerque, USA; Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.NRN 240000NiBSA2016-03-14
Women in Science without Borders, Johannesburg, South Africa.NRN 150000Women in Science2018-03-21

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Federation of African Associations of Medical Laboratory ScientistsMaiden Scientific Conference of Federation of African Associations of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Abuja, Nigeria.2011-10-062011-10-08
Molecular Applications of Genetic AnalyzerMolecular Applications of Genetic Analyzer for Forensic and Parentage DNA Testing, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria. Organizer: Lahor Research Laboratories and Medical Centre.2013-08-042013-08-10
Continuing Medical Laboratory Science EducationContinuing Medical Laboratory Science Education and Re-Certification, Calabar. Organizer: Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch.2013-08-292013-08-29
Good Quality Medical Laboratory ServiceTowards Good Quality Medical Laboratory Service, Calabar. Organizer: Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch.2013-12-112013-12-11
Ebola Virus; An Emerging Global ChallengeEbola Virus; An Emerging Global Challenge, Calabar. Organizer: Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch.2014-07-242014-07-24
Data Analysis for Health and Allied Health ProfessionalsData Analysis for Health and Allied Health Professionals, Calabar, Nigeria. Organizer: Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch in collaboration with MacGeorge and George Rs Ltd.2015-07-222015-07-24
Disorders of Economic and Public HealthSpongiform Encephalopathies: Disorders of Economic and Public Health Importance; Wither Nigeria? Calabar, Nigeria; Annual Public Health Lecture Series of Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria.2016-02-052016-02-05
Biorisk Management WorkshopFoundational Biorisk Management Workshop for South-South Zone, Nigeria; Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. Organizer: Nigeria Biological Safety Association (NiBSA) with Sandia National Laboratories, Alberquerque, USA.2016-03-142016-03-18
International Conference of Researchers International Network, Dschang, Cameroon, Organizer: Researchers International Network2017-10-182017-10-20
Concepts in Diagnosis, Treatment and Control of MalariaCurrent Concepts in Diagnosis, Treatment and Control of Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) with Grant Proposal Writing, Calabar, Nigeria. Organizer: Calabar Institute of Tropical Disease Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and University of Calabar in collaboration with Cross River State RBM/NTD Programme.2018-03-132018-03-17
Conference of Women in Science without BordersInternational Conference of Women in Science without Borders, Johannesburg, South Africa. Organizer: Women in Science without Borders.2018-03-212018-03-23
Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting of Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch, Calabar, Organizer: Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch.2018-06-042018-06-15
Annual Scientific Conference of The Nigerian Society for Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Calabar, Organizer: The Nigerian Society for Haematology and Blood Transfusion2018-08-292018-08-31
Annual Scientific Conference and Workshop of Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Jos, Organizer: Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria.2018-09-112018-09-14