Mr. Okafor Chimaobi Wilson

Mr. Okafor Chimaobi Wilson

Lecturer I

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  • Academic Staff

    Professor
    Prof. G. C. Okoye

    Reader
    Dr. G. I. N. Ndubuka
    Dr. C. G. Osuagwu
    Dr. P. C. Njoku
    Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi M. Igboh
    Dr. C. E. Orji

    Senior Lecturer
    Dr. S. C. Iwuji    Ag.HOD
    Dr. J. Daniel
    Engr. (Dr.) M. S.  Nwakaudu
    Dr. C. K. Enenebeaku
    Dr. C. S. Alisi

    Lecturer I
    Dr. K. I. Nkumah–Udah
    Dr. (Sr.) T. Anele
    Engr. T. O. Azeez

    Lecturer II
    Engr. (Dr.) N. C. Iheaturu
    Engr. K. O. Ejeta
    Dr. I. C. Iwu
    Engr. Okozi Samuel

    Assistant Lecturer
    Mr. S. Uzoechi
    Ms. A. Banigo
    Mr. W.C. Okafor
    Ms. C. C. Okey- Mbata

    Graduate Assistant
    Mr. E. C. Nwosu

  • Technical Staff

    Mr. C. Onyekokwu, (Senior Laboratory Instrumentation Technologist)
    Mr. M. O. Mbah,  (Principal Medical Instrumentation)
    Mr. R. Nwacha, (Laboratory Technologist)
    Mrs. J. C. N. Chinaeke, (Technologist I)
    Mrs. A. Imoh, (Laboratory Assistant Technologist)

Biography

Mr. Okafor has a B.Sc. Human Anatomy from the University of Port Harcourt and M.Sc. Biomedical Technology from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, where he majored in Tissue Engineering. He also obtained other Professional Certifications in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) from the Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP-SPDC), and Biomedical Engineering from the Nigerian Institute of Biomedical Engineers (NIBE). He is a Lecturer in the Department with research interests in Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Engineering, and Rehabilitative Medicine. His several research articles had been published in reputable Journals, while others are in-view. He is involved in various social activities directed at human capacity development, fostering unity and peace, and health activities directed at health improvement in the environment. Presently, he is the Secretary General of the National Youth Fellowship of the Light Intercessors Charismatic Ministries. He is a sports man and a music lover.

Academic and Professional Qualification

2013        General Health, Safety & Environment Course (Level 1/2)

2013        HSE Competence Development Course (Level 3)

2013        HSE Training on Practical First Aid Course

2013        Intensive Professional Course in Foundation Biomedical Engineering

II              College of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (CBET)

Publications

1) Gideon IhebuzoNdubuka,  Wilson ChimaobiOkafor, EkezieJervas, Iwuji Samuel Chidi, OkekeChukwubuikeUdoka, OsuchukwuIkechukwu Williams (2015). Protective Effect of Immature Coconut Water on Hepatocytes against Carbon tetrachloride-induced Liver Damage in Wister Rats. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Vol. 4 Issue 12. ISSN (Online): 2319-7064, http://www.ijsr.netINDEXED.

2) Wilson ChimaobiOkafor, Innocent Edibamode, EkezieJervas, Iwuji Samuel, OkekeChukwubuikeUdoka, Greg Iwuoha, OsuchukwuIkechukwu Williams (2015). Alternative Wound Healing Effects of Coconut Oil Extract Using Wistar Rats. International Journal of Medicine and Health Professional Research, 2(2), 43-50. ISSN: 2394-7403.

3) Okafor CW, Ekezie J, Ndubuka GI, Ezejiofor TIN (2016). Immature Coconut Water: A Renal Protective Agent in Wistar Rats. Int J AnatAppl Physiol. 2(2), 26-31 .

4) Wilson ChimaobiOkafor, Ndubuka Gideon Ihebuzo, EkezieJervas, Samuel Iwuji, OkekeChukwubuikeUdoka, Osuchukwu Williams (2016). Effect of Immature Coconut Water on HepatocyteCyto-arch architecture Against Carbon Tetrachloride-induced Liver Damage in Wistar rats. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) 15(7)60-65.

5) Ndubuka GIN, Ekezie  J, Ngwogu KO, Nkuma-Udah KI ,Okafor W. (2016).TheClinicopathologicCharactersandActivitySurveyofSuddenDeathofInfantsinaDepressedEconomy:South-asternNigeriaExperience.IndianJournalofForensicandCommunityMedicine,July-September2016;3(3):201-208.

6) Ndubuka GIN, Jervas E, NgwoguKO, Okafor WC, Nkuma-Udah KI, IwujiSC, KO Ejeta,CI Kamanu, Ezejiofor TIN, FaithW. The Occurrence of Uterine Benign Disease and their Histomorphologic Characters. J Foren Path 2: 107.

7) Ndubuka GIN, Ekezie J, Okafor WC, Samuel Uzoechi, Iwuji SC, Worgu Faith, Nkuma-Udah KL, Ngwogu KO and Chikezie JN. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Aided by Skinfold Caliper in the Diagnosis of Lymphadenopathy in the Tropics 201 7, 2 ( ): 00012

PAPERS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

8)Ekezie J, Ndubuka G.I.N, Okafor C.W, Osuchukwu W. Histocyte-architectural changes of Wistar Rat’s Kidney exposed to Young Coconut Water before and after induction with Carbon tetrachloride. Academia Anotomica International.Manuscript number AATI_30_16.

Working Experience

2012-2014         O'Neal Incorporation Human Resources and Business Development Personnel

2010/201         National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Model High School Zaki-biam, Benue State (NYSC) Biology Teacher 2010/2011        Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)                        Residential Officer & Presiding Officer

2010-2011        Atapka School of Health Technology Zaki-biam, Benue State Basic Medical Sciences Course Coordinator 2010-2011         Kunya School of Health Technology Zaki-biam, Benue State Basic Medical Sciences Course Coordinator

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