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Dr. Ofem Egbe Enang


Internal Medicine


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Ofem Egbe Enang

Dr OfemEnang is a graduate of Harvard Medical School in Clinical Research with Clinical Trial Concentration; Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in Endocrinology (FMCP); Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE); Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Lagos.He has been in medical practice for over 25 years, within which time he has been involved with training medical students and Resident doctors in Nigeria. He graduated with MBBch in 1992 from the University of Calabar. Currently, he is Senior Lecturer in Internal Medicine at the University of Calabar and Honorary Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. Nigeria. He also serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee (DCMAC) in charge of Training and Research.He was formerly President, Calabar University Medical Students’ Association (CUMSA), President, Association of Resident Doctors (ARD-UCTH), National President, National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Cross River State. He is 2nd Vice President of the Nigerian Medical Association for 2018-2020 He was appointed a Member of the Board of Management of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo and served between May, 2013 and July, 2016. His primary research interest is Diabetes and Obesity with secondary interest in General Endocrinology. He has authored papers in peer reviewed journals including the Prevalence of Dysglycaemia in Calabar among other papers.

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Okpa HO, Bisong EM, Enang OE, Monjok E, Essien EJ (2017) Predictors of hypertension in an urban HIV-infected population at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care 2017:9 19–24
Okafor CI, Gezawa ID, Sabir AA, Raimi TH, Enang OE. Obesity, overweight, and underweight among urban Nigerians. Niger J Clin Pract 2014; 17: 43-9
Okpa HO, Enang OE, Effa EE, Essien OE, Mbu PN (2015) Comparative Analysis of Artherogenic Index of Plasma and its Relationship with Cardiovascular risk among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Concurrent Diabetes Mellitus with Hypertension attending Endocrinology Clinic in a Tertiary Hospital-South South Nigeria:  IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR_JDMS), Vol 14, Issue 8 Ver VIII (Aug 2015) pp 102-107.
R. E. O. Agbulu, Ansa, V. O., Udofia O, Imananagha, K. K. Peters, E. J. , Oyo-Ita, A. , Odudu Umoh, Enang O., Agbulu, P. O., Chuku, I. E.: Supraventricular tachyarrhythmia’s in cardiac and non-cardiac patients. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine; 2008 Vol 8 (2); 17 – 22.
Enang, OE. Fattening room practices in Calabar. Diabetes Voice. Vol 54, May 2009; 40-41
K Ekoru, GAV Murphy, EH Young, H Delisle, CS Jerome, F Assah et al. Deriving an optimal threshold of waist circumference for detecting cardiometabolic risk in sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Obesity (2017), 1-8
Enang, OE, Otu AA, Essien OE, Okpara H, Fasanmade OA, Ohwovoriole AE, Searle J. Prevalence of Dysglycaemia in Calabar: a cross sectional observational study among residents of Calabar, Nigeria. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 2014;2:e000032.doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2014-000032.
Otu AA, Umoh VA, Essien OE, Enang OE, Okpa HO, Mbu PN. Profile, Bacteriology and Risk Factors for Foot Ulcers among Diabetics in a Tertiary Hospital in Calabar, Nigeria. Ulcers, September, 2013
Bisong EM, Offiong ME, Okpa HO, Mgbe RB, Enang OE, Monjok EE: The pattern, risk factors and predictors of oral manifestations of HIV among highly active antiretroviral therapy naïve patients. IOSR-JDMS Volume 16, Issue 7 Ver. VI (July 2017), PP 96-101.
Okpara HC, Agan TU, Ekanem EC, Akpan UB, Enang OE. Macroprolactenemia in a 33 year old Premenopausal Nigerian Woman: A case report, (2016). Nigerian Journal of Medicine. Vol 25 No 4, Oct –December, 2016 pp 291-394.
Essien, O Out, A Umoh, V  Enang, O Paul Hicks, J Walley, J.(2017). Intensive Patient Education Improves Glycaemic Control in Diabetes Compared to Conventional Education: A Randomised Controlled Trial in a Nigerian Tertiary Care Hospital. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0168835. doi:10.1371/journal. Pone 0168835
Umoh VA, Otu AA, Enang OE, Okereke QO, Essien OE, Ukpe I. Pattern of diabetic admissions in UCTH, Calabar, South East Nigeria: a five year review. The Nigerian Health Journal, Vol 12, No 1, January-March 2012; 7-11.
Bisong EM, Williams UE, Okpa HO, Enang OE, Monjok EE: Predictors of sleep disorders among HIV-outpatients in a tertiary hospital. RABM Vol 3, Dec 2017, PP 103-109
Bisong EM, Offiong ME, Okpa HO, Mgbe RB, Enang OE, Monjok EE: The pattern, risk factors and predictors of oral manifestations of HIV among highly active antiretroviral therapy naïve patients. IOSR-JDMS Volume 16, Issue 7 Ver. VI (July 2017), PP 96-101.
Enang OE, Otu AA, Essien OE, Fasanmade OA, Ohwovoriole AE. Assessment of Anthropometric indices among Residents of Calabar, South East Nigeria. Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol 18, Issue 3, May-Jun, 2014; 386-393.
A Otu, M Akpan, E Effa, V Umoh, O Enang. Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Southern Cross River; a cross sectional observational survey. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.
Ekwueme C, Otu AA, Chinenye S, Unachukwu C, Oputa RN, Korubo I, Enang, OE. Haemoptysis in a female with diabetes mellitus: a unique presentation of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, pulmonary tuberculosis, and klebsiella pneumonia co-infection. Clinical Case Reports 2016

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