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Dr. Kenneth Ogar Inaku


Chemical Pathology


Lecturer I


[email protected]

About Dr. Kenneth Ogar Inaku

Dr. Kenneth Ogar Inaku joined the services of the University of Calabar on the 25th of February 2014 as a Lecturer 1 in the department of Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine. He holds and MBBCH degree which he obtained from the same University in 2003. He is a Fellow of Faculty of Pathology of The National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria which he was awarded in December 2013. He is a recipient of scholarship awards from Mobile Producing Nigeria Unlimited as an undergraduate in Medicine from 1996 to 2003 and the Cross River State Ministry of Education Postgraduate Scholarship from 2006 to 2012. He lectures in the Department of Chemical Pathology and is a Part time lecturer to the department of Biochemistry, University of Calabar, Nigeria. Dr. Inaku has published over 15 articles in peer review journals and is a reviewer to some high impact journals including the Nigerian Journal of Medicine among others. He has mentored junior resident doctors in various specialties and is presently supervising Part II candidates in Paediatrics, Chemical Pathology and Psychiatry. He has attended many conferences both locally and internationally and has presented many posters and oral research. His research interests are in Lipidology, Hepatology and Diabetes Mellitus. He is presently collaborating with international bodies such 54 Afrigen as co-primary Investigator in unlocking the African genome among Africans with metabolic disorders. He is a member of various professional associations including Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, Association of Clinical Chemists of Nigeria, Nigerian Medical Association etc. Dr. Inaku is the founder of Center for Prevention of Infections and Noncommunicable Diseases (CPIND) a nongovernmental organization in Nigeria which has been involved in screening, advocacy, diagnosing and preventing hepatitis B and C viruses among our populations. He has authored some articles from data collected during some outreaches.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCGovt. Primary School 1, Ogboja, Ogoja Cross River State, Nigeria.19781984
SSCEGovernment Senior Science Secondary School, Obubra, Cross River State, Nigeria19901993
MB,B.Ch.University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19952003
FMCPathNational Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Ijanikin, Lagos State, Nigeria.20062013

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Inaku, K.O., Ene, B.A., Isong, I.K., Ita, O.I., & Inyama, M.A. (2019). Survey of the use of Point of Care Testing Devices in a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria. Saudi Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 4(10), 712-718.
Ewa, A.U., Ochang, E,A., Inaku K.O., Anachunna, K.C., & Imoke, E.J. (2019). Recurrent Hyponatremia in Tuberculous Pleural Effusion—Who Is The Enemy Within? C47, Case Reports: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 199, A4974.
Ita, O.I., Inaku, K.O., Iwuafor, A.A., & Udoh, U.A. (2019). The Pattern of Severe Malaria in Plateau State of Nigeria: A Five-Year Review of Severe Malaria Case-Based Surveillance Data from 2013 to 2017. Central African J. of Public Health, 5(1), 52-57.
Inaku, K.O., Ita, O.I., Ogar, F.A., & Inaku, L.A. (2019). Fulminant Hepatitis with negative viral serological markers: a possible case of occult hepatitis B virus infection. Annals of Tropical Pathology, 10,100-103.
Inaku, K.O., Ita, O.I., Ogar, F.A., & Inaku, L.A. (2019). Hepatitis B Surface antigeneamia in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences. 7(1), 323-326.
Ita, O.I., Inaku, K.O., Ago, B., Enyuma, C. A. & Iwuafor, A. A. (2018). Perception of Medical Miceobiology by Fifth Year Medical Students of the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences. 6(12), 5027-5030.
Ekpe, L.E., Inaku, K.O., & Ekpe, V. (2018). Antioxidant effects of astaxanthin in various diseases—a review. Journal of Molecular Pathophysiology. 7(1), 1-6.
Inaku, K.O., Ogunkeye, O.O., Abbiyesuku, F.M., Chuhwak, E.K., Isichie, C.O., Imoh, L.C., Amadu, N.O., & Abu, A.O. (2017). Elevation of small, dense low density lipoprotein cholesterol—a possible antecedent of atherogenic lipoprotein phenotype in type 2 diabetes patients in Jos, North-Central Nigeria. BMC Clinical Pathology. 17(1), 26.
Imoh, L, Onyenekwu, C., Mohammed, I, Inaku, K., & C. Tagbo, C. (2017). Laboratory-Clinical Interface: a survey on the Practice of Interpretative commenting in Clinical Laboratories Across Nigeria,: M184: Improvement in Clinical Laboratory Services: Approach to adding value. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 55, S1411.
Ita, O.I., Udoh, U.A., Inaku, K.O., & Iwuafor, A.A. (2017). Climate and Plasmodium falciparum Infection on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2(4), 161-165.
Ekpe, L.E., Okpara, H.C., & Inaku, K.O. (2016). Clinico-Laboratory Presentations Of Abdominal Gossypibomas: A Review Of Literature. International Journal of Nursing, Midwife and Health related Cases. 2(3), 62-68.
Agu, C.E., Usoro, C.O., Inaku, K.O., Nsonwu, A.C., & Offor, S.J. (2016). Cross-Sectional Analysis of Cardiovascular Risk Markers among Obese Males and Females in Southern Nigeria. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci. 4(5A), 1471-1478.
Ogar, F.A., Agu, C.E., Inaku, K.O., Nsonwu, A., & Etukudo, M. (2016). Assessment of Total Antioxidant Capacity and Lipid Profile among Pregnant Women Attending Ante Natal Clinic in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. Saudi Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2(4), 72-75.
Imoh, L.C., Inaku, K.O., Abu, A., & Amadu, N.O. (2014). Lipid profile and insulin resistance in pregnant women with family history of diabetes mellitus. Jos Journal of Medicine, 8(1), 19-22.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
PATHPOINT 2012 International Conference. African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel and Spa, Century City, Cape Town, South Africa by Federation of South African Societies of Pathology and Association of Pathologists of East, Central and Southern Africa (APESerum small dense low density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration possibly indicates progressive dyslipidaemia-induced atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes mellitus.2012-09-282012-09-30
The 38th Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting of Endocrinology And Metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON). Transcorp Hotel, Calabar, Nigeria 2016-09-132016-09-16
The 2nd Annual Scientific CPD Conference of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Society. Unical Hotel Conference Center, Calabar, Nigeria2016-11-102016-11-11
Doing the Right Thing: A workshop on research integrity and publication ethics by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine at the College of Medicine in Calabar, Nigeria.2017-07-102017-07-10
The 3rd Annual Scientific Conference of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Society. Held at UNICAL Hotel Conference Hall, Calabar, Nigeria.The role of the Chemical Pathologist in Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Practice.2017-11-092017-11-10
Leadership Workshop for Management Staff, Provost, Deans, Directors, Heads of Departments and Deputy Registrars. University of Calabar Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE), Calabar, Nigeria. 2017-12-042017-12-04
Pre-conference Workshop on Part II Dissertation Procedures. All Fellows Congress of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. Sam Mbakwe Hall, Imo Concorde Hotel, Owerri, Nigeria. 2018-08-142018-08-14
The 7th Scientific Conference of Association of Clinical Chemists of Nigeria and African Federation of Clinical Chemistry. Chike Okoli/Biotechnology Research Center, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.Knowledge and attitudes of healthcare providers in diagnosing and treating diabetes.2018-10-172018-10-20
The 4th Annual Scientific Conference of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Society. UNICAL Hotel Conference Hall, Calabar, Nigeria.2018-11-012018-11-02
Introduction to Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Medicine Workshop by Cochrane Nigeria at Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.2019-03-112019-03-13
All Fellows Conference of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. International Conference Center, Abuja, Nigeria.2019-09-162019-09-20
The 5th Annual Conference of the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Society at the UNICAL Hotel Conference Hall, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.Occult hepatitis B virus infection among Nigerians—implications for blood transfusion medicine.2019-10-302019-11-01
The 15th Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria, UCTH Chapter. UNICAL Hotel Conference Center, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.Oral glucose tolerance outcomes among pregnant women receiving antenatal care in Calabar and environs—a pilot study2019-12-052019-12-06