Prof Agwu Nkwa Amadi is a professor of Public Health specialising in Environmental Health and Safety. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Environmental Health from the Federal University of Technology Owerri; M.Sc. Degree in Public Health Parasitology (PM.PH) from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State and Bachelor of Science Degree in Parasitology and Entomology, from the Anambra State University of Technology Enugu.
He rose through the academic ranks to the post of a Professor of Environmental Public Health. It is on record that Amadi is the first professionally qualified professor of Environmental Health in Nigeria. As an international scholar in Environmental Public Health, Professor Amadi has been honoured with the following academic and professional fellowships: Fellow Institute of Industrial Administration (FIIA), Fellow National Collage of Environmental Health, Fellow Society of Environmental Health (fseh), Fellow Royal Society of Public Health (Frsph) UK, Foundation Fellow West African Society of Environmental and Public Health Laboratory (FWASEPHL).
Sanitarian Amadi belongs to the following professional groups: Environmental Health Officer Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON), Society of Environmental Health Nigeria, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Nigerian Society for Entomology, Nigerian Association of Environmental Health Officers (EHOAN), Nigerian Environmental Society and Biotechnological Society of Nigeria. At the International arena he belongs to the following professional/ research Associations: Royal Society of Public Health (UK), Member African Academy of Environmental Health, International Federation of Environmental Health, West African Society of Environmental and Public Health Laboratories, American Public Health Association, Public Health Networking, Environmental Health and Safety Professions, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Community Professional on Sanitation and Hygiene, Global Public Health Group, Public Health professionals etc.
Prince Amadi is a prolific writer with over eighty scientific papers to his credit. He is the author of ABC of Environmental Health, Modern Environmental Sanitation and Compendium of Environmental Public Health. He has co-authored five books all in Environmental Public Health.
Professor Amadi has in many occasions has served as Lead Consultant/ resource person to UNICEF, WHO, WAHO, WB, ADB, EHORECON, EHOAN, Federal and State Ministries of Environment and Health etc.
Professor A. N. Amadi in the past eighteen years of his academic carrier has supervised or co-supervised over seventy M.Sc/MPH thesis and ten PhD dissertations.