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Dr. Michael Eteng Eyong




Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Michael Eteng Eyong

Dr. Michael E. Eyong is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Calabar. He joined the services of the University in 2007 as Lecturer and was promoted to his present rank in 2010. Dr. Eyong holds an MBBCh degree from the University of Calabar (1990) and a Postgraduate Medical Fellowship degree in Paediatrics (FMCPaed) from the National Postgraduate Medical College. He also holds a Clinical Fellowship certificate in Paediatric Endocrinology awarded by the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology with a grant from the World Diabetic Foundation. Dr. Michael Eyong also benefitted from a training grant awarded to him by Merck-Serono/European Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology for a Clinical Fellowship Training in Paediatric Endocrinology at Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel between November 2014 and 14th February 2015. Dr. Michael Eyong teaches undergraduate students of Medicine/Surgery and post-graduate students of Paediatrics. He is deeply involved in conducting quality research as well as mentoring and supervising post-graduate students. He has attended and presented papers in many conferences around the world and also organized conferences in his centre. He has published over 20 articles in reputable peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Eyong is a member of many professional bodies, notable among them are Paediatric Association of Nigeria, Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology of Nigeria, Nigerian Medical Association, African Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria and International Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes. Dr. Eyong served as Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association in Cross River State, and Secretary-General of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. Dr. Eyong has held several academic responsibilities in the University of Calabar including Examinations Officer (2007-2008). He is also the current Faculty Representative to the Faculty of Dentistry (2019 till date), University of Calabar. He was acting Head of the Department of Paediatrics, the University of Calabar between 2011 and 2013. He is happily married.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
MBBChUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Ngeria19841990
FMCPNational Postgraduate College of Nigeria19952004
Fellowship of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (FESPE)Paediatric Endocrinology Training Centre for Africa, Kenya20092011

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Eyong ME, & Eyong EM (2021). Intersex/Ambiguous Genetalia. In: Iklaki C, Emechebe, C (eds). Textbook of Clinical Gynaecology in the Tropics. First edition :Chapter 49, 419-430
Eyong EM, & Eyong ME(2021). Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology. In:Iklaki C, Emechebe C.(eds). Textbook of Clinical Gynaecology in the Tropics. First edition: chapter 50, 431-439.
Eyong ME, Anah M, Bassey G, Ikpeme A. (2020). Adrenocortical Tumours in Children. In: Mungai LNW, Nderitu JM (eds) Paediatric Endocrinology Practice and Research in Africa. First Edition. 1:90-96
Eyong ME, Ikobah JM, Ntia HU, Eyong EM (2020). Growth Parameters of Children in Calabar, a south-south Nigerian city: Are the CDC growth charts useful in clinical practice in this area? Niger J Paed; 47 (1):30-36.
Eyong ME, Nsa EI, Etuk IS (2020). Paediatric Endocrinology Practice in Nigeria: Challenges and Way Forward. Niger J Med; 29: 542-7
Eyong ME, Ntia HU, Ikobah JM, Eyong EM,4 Uket HO, Enyuma CO, & Uheagbu KC.(2018). Pattern of pubertal changes in Calabar, South South Nigeria. Panafrican medical journal; 31:20.
Asuquo JE, Abang IE, Urom SE, Anisi CO, Eyong ME,& Agweye PU (2018). Prevalence and predisposing factors to birth fractures and brachial plexus injuries seen in a tertiary hospital in Calabar, Nigeria. Niger J Med; 27 (1): 78-83.
Anisi CO, Asuquo JE, Abang IE, Eyong ME, Osakwe OG, & Ngim NE. (2017). The role of Pirani scoring in predicting the frequency of casting and the need for percutaneous Achilles tenotomy in the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot using the Ponseti method. Paediatr Orthop Relat Sci; 3 (2), 55-9.
Ekanem EE, Akpan FM, & Eyong ME (2017). Urinary Schistosomiasis in School Children of a Southern Nigerian community 8 years after the provision of potable water. Niger Postgrad Med J; 24: 201-4.
Ekanem EE, Eyong ME, Akpede GO, & Thacher TD (2016). Nutritional and Non-Nutritional Rickets in the Tropics and SubTropics. In: Azubuike JC, Nkanginieme KEO,(Ed.) Paediatrics and Child Health in a Tropical Region. 3rd Edition. 1111-1123.
Ntia HU, Udo JJ, & Eyong ME. (2014). HIV transmission to an infant from cross nursing: a case report. Niger J Paed 41 (1): 78 –80
Eyong ME, & Ntia HU (2014). McCune Albright syndrome: a case report. Niger J Paed 41 (1): 78 –80
Mandor BI, Asuquo AE, Abia-Bassey L, Benjamin TP, Akpan IA Etuk, IS, Eyong ME & Meremiku MM (2013). Anti-streptolysin O (ASO) titres and beta-haemolytic streptococcus(BHS) in children in Calabar, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science 1(5):42-46. Indexed/abstracted in Google, Google Scholars
Ekanem EE, Eyong KI, Philip-Ephraim EE, Eyong ME, Adams EB, & Asindi AA. (2013). Stray dog trade fuelled by dog meat consumption as a risk factor for Rabies infection in Calabar, southern Nigeria. African Health Sciences 13(4):1170 - 1173
Eyong KI, Ekanem EE, Inah GB, Etuk IS, Inyang AW, Adams BE, & Eyong ME. (2012). Enema Abuse by mothers of children presenting to the emergency room at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Niger J Paed 39 (3): 115 - 117
FA Odey, P Jibrin, M Eyong, M Anah, & AA Asindi. (2010). Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa in a female Nigerian Child: A Case Report. Nig Postgrad Med J vol 17(2,)175-178
Etuk IS, Anah MU, & Eyong ME. (2009). Epidemiology and clinical features of Acute Glomerulonephritis in Calabar, Nigeria. Nigerian journal of physiological sciences 24:91-94
Eyong ME, Ekanem EE, Etuk IS, Meremikwu MM, Bassey AE, Ikpeme EE, & Bam OJ(2008). Resurgence of Schistosoma Haematobium Infection after Mass Chemotherapy in Rural Cross River State. Niger J Paed; 35 (3&4):92-97
Eyong ME, Ikpeme EE, Ekanem EE.(2008). Relationship between Schistosoma Haematobium Infection and Urinary Tract Infection among Children in South Eastern Nigeria. Nig Postgrad Med J 15: 89-93
IS Etuk, PM Ogon, & ME Eyong. (2008). Asymptomatic Proteinuria in Children in Calabar. Global journal of Medical sciences.vol 7, 23-26
Udo JJ, Eyong ME, Anah MU, Etuk IS, Uzomba CI, & Asindi AA. (2007). Neonatal Seizures in Calabar: A Revisit. Global journal of Medical sciences.vol 7:27-33
Etuk IS, Anah MU, Ochigbo SO, Eyong ME (2006). Pattern of Paediatric Renal disease in Calabar, Nigeria. Tropical Doctor; 36 (4):256-258.
Ndifon WO, Ogaji DS, & Eyong ME(2006). Home Management of febrile illness in under-five in a peri-Urban Community in Calabar, Cross River State. Ann Nig med 2:25-30
Etuk IS, Ekanem EE, & Eyong ME (2001). Measles morbidity and mortality in the University Of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH): The Current situation. Nig J Paediatr 28: 86-89
Ekanem EE, Bassey DE, Eyong ME (1995). Nutritional Rickets in Calabar Ann Trop Paediatr 15; 303-306.
Ekanem EE, Asindi AA, & Eyong ME (1993). Factors Influencing Immunization Coverage In a Rural Community In Nigeria. Nig Med Practition 26:44-47

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Paediatric Association (PANCOF), CalabarTepid sponging plus fanning versus paracetamol or Ibuprofen for the management of fever in children: randomized clinical trial. 2001-01-092001-01-13
Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Paediatric Association (PANCOF), Calabar, Measles morbidity and mortality in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH): the current situation. 2001-01-092001-01-13
All Fellows Conference of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria held in Calabar Medical Education in Nigeria – The perspective of the Resident doctor as trainee. 2004-08-192004-08-21
Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Medical Association, OgojaEvaluation of a Child with Fever2011-07-302011-07-31
Continuing Medical Education Conference of medical and Dental council of Nigeria organized by UCTH, CalabarDiabetes Mellitus in Children2011-08-232011-08-23
Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Paediatric Association(PANCOF), CalabarAn evaluation of Preterm Deliveries in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar2012-01-102012-01-14
National Post graduate Medical College/West African College of Physicians update course in Paediatric Endocrinology, Ibadan Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: types, presentation and management challenges2012-07-092012-07-10
Continuing Medical Education Conference of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria organized by Nigerian Medical Association, CalabarChildhood Obesity, an emerging scourge.2013-05-172013-05-18
A case report. Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Paediatric Association (PANCOF), Calabar McCune-Albright Syndrome2014-01-072014-01-11
Pre-Conference workshop of the Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Endocrine and metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON), Calabar, Diabetes Mellitus in Children2016-01-122016-01-13
Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference of the Endocrine and metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON), Calabar, Paediatric Endocrinology in Nigeria: challenges and way forward.2016-09-122016-09-16
African Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ASPAE) Summer school, Nairobi, Kenya,Adrenocortical Tumours in Children.2018-03-112018-03-13