Team Members

Obinna Ekwunife

Dr Obinna Ekwunife is the coordinator of EBHC. He is a pharmacist and a public health scientist with a combined teaching and research experience of over 10 years. He is a senior lecturer in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria. He is also a visiting researcher with the Collaborative Research Group for Evidence-based Public Health attached to the Liebniz-Institute for Preventive Research and Epidemiology, Bremen, Germany.

His research focuses on establishing optimal and efficient use of pharmaceuticals and health technologies applying pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology and evidence based medicine research methods. He is also interested in health service research. He has 40 publications in international scientific journals and is member of a number of scientific organisations including International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) and African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD). He is a recipient of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship and has won other research awards and grants.

Sunday Nduka

Dr. Sunday O. Nduka presently works as a lecturer and currently the acting Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He has the responsibilities of teaching, conducting research, and mentoring both undergradutates and masters students' project or thesis.

He specializes in clinical pharmacokinetics and health service research. With less than 5 years experience in research, he has published a good number of works in some reputable journals.

Maureen Anetoh

Mrs Maureen U. Anetoh is a pharmacist with over 10 years experience in hospital pharmacy. She transferred from hospital practice to academia due to her flair for teaching and research. She is currently employed as a lecturer in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.

She engages in teaching, mentoring and research. Her research focuses on pharmacotherapy and pharmaceutical care. She is also interested in public health pharmacy. So far she has 5 publications in international journals

Samuel Uzodinma

Rev Canon Dr. Samuel Uzodinma is a priest in Anglican Communion. He lectures at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, department of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy management. He had B pharm and M pharm of University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also holds PharmD of University of Benin, Nigeria.

He is a trained preceptor by Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego USA. His research interest are in clinical pharmacy practice/ pharmaceutical care, health outcome research, evidence base research practice, and natural plant product.

Lizette Njide

Mrs Ezenekwe Lizette Njideka teaches Geography at Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe in Anambra State. She received Cimatology from University of Nigeria Nsukka in 2003 and 2010 respectively. she also obtained a post graduate diploma in Education from National Teachers institute in Kaduna in 2006. Her passion for medical intervention led her to study Pharmacy. She obtained a B.Pharm from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in 2015 and currently running a M.Pharm with specialty in pharmacokinetics and pharmaceutical care. In addition to teaching, Lizette is involved in research both in Geography and Clinical Pharmacy. She enjoys counselling and public speaking.

Maureen Akunne

Mrs. Maureen Akunne is a lecturer at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. She obtained B. Pharm and Pharm D degrees at the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria in 2007. She had her M. Pharm degree in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management in 2014 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is currently studying for Doctor of Philosophy Degree in the same department. She loves teaching, mentoring and researching.

Her research interests included Health Service Research, Outcomes Research, Pharmacoepidemiology, and Pharmacoeconomics.

Nnenna Ajagu

Mrs. Nnenna Ajagu, has been a focal person for HIV services in both government and private hospital for up to 8 years before she moved in to the academia. She is currently a lecturer at Enugu State University of Science and Technology, in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics. She obtained her B. Pharm at University of Maiduguri and M.Pharm in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in 2017. She is currently undergoing a PhD programme in the same university. She has passion for research on public health especially on HIV/AIDS and neglected tropical diseases.