Dr. Udemezue Okwudilichukwu Onochie

Dr Udemezue Okwudilichukwu Onochie

Senior Lecturer


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • PhD. Human Anatomy (ABSU) 2006
  • M.Sc. Human Anatomy (ABSU) 2001
  • M.B: B.S; (BENIN) 1985.


  • Udemezue, O.O.: Akpuaka, FC; Anibeze, CIP; Mgbor, S.O; 2002: Body Habitus and Abdominal Aortic Sizes Among South-East Nigeria J.E.C.A. Vol. 122-25.
  • Asomugha, A.L; Asomugha, R.N: Ukoha; Udemezue, O.O; Anazodo, C.C; Anyabolu, AE; Chukwujekwi I.E. I.E. 2002: Effects of tropical Application of Zinc Oxide on the early phase of wound healing. J. Exp & Clin Anat Vol. 1.6-10.
  • Udemezue, O.O: Anibeze, CIP; Mgbor, SO; Akpuaka, F.C.; 2002. Relationship Between Body Habitus and Abdominal Aortic Size Among South-East Nigeria. J. Exp & Clin Anat. Vol. 1.2. 12-17.
  • Udemezue: S.C. Meludu; 2003; Effects of Halofantrine on testicular Architecture and Testosterone level in guinea pigs; European Bulletin of Drug Research Vol. III No. 4.
  • O.E. Orisakwe; D.C. Hussain; V.N. Orish; E. Obi; O.O. Udemezue 2003; Nephrotoxic effects of Hibiscus Sabdriffa Calyx in rats. European Bulletin of Drug Research Vol. II No.4.
  • Udemezue, O.O.: 2004. Drug and Self-Meditation. The new Dawn – Vol. I No. 1, pg. 38-39.
  • Yah, S.C.; Enabuele, O. Eghafona, N.O.; Udemezue, O.O: 2004. Prevalence in burn wounds at the University of Benin city Nigeria. J. Exp & Clin Anat. Vol. 3 No. 1.
  • D.C. Husani, O.E. Orisakwe; D.N. Akunyili, A.A. Njan, D.D. Akunmka, O.O. Udemezue 2004; Subchronic Administration of Nigeria Species of Aqueous Extract of Hibiscus Sabdariffa Calyx in Rats did not produce Cardiotoxicity. European Bulletin of Drug Research Vol. 12 No. 5-11.
  • O.E. Orisakwe, A.A. Njan, O.J. Afonne; D.D. Akumka, V.N. Orish; O.O.Udemezue, 2004; Investigation into Nephrotoxicity of Nigeria Bonny light crude oil in Albino Rats. Int. J.Environ. Public Health. 2.
  • Yah, S.C; Yusuf, E.O.; Udemezue, O.O. 2005. Prevalence of Malaria Parasite in Pregnant Woman in Ihiala, Anambra State, Nigeria. J. Biomed Sc. Africa. Vol. 3.1. 36-39.
  • C.V. Ezeuko; A.U. AL Igwe Kwe, O.O. Udemezue; C.O. Ejimofor, 2007 Orbit Dimensions and Bonny Interorbital Distance in South-East Nigerian: A Radiologic Study. J.E.C.A. Vol. 6 No.1 & 2.
  • O.G. Chukwuanukwu; O.O. Udemezue, et al 2010: The common Brachiocephalic Trunk in Cadaveric Studies. J.E.C.A. Volg Nos 1 & 2: 41-43.
  • Anyanwu G.E; Udemezue O.O; Obikili E.N: 2011. Dark ages of Sourcing Cadavers in Developing Countries: The Nigerian Survey: Clinical Anatomy Newyork.
  • Ukoha U; Egwu O.A; Okafor I.J; Ogugua P.C; Udemezue O.O; Olisah R; Anyabolu A.E: 2011. The incidence of Congenital Talipes Equinovarus among Children in Southeast Nigeria: International Journal of Biological & Medical Research.
  • Ukoha U; Egwu O.A; Okafor I.J; Ogugua P.C; Onwudinjo O; Udemezue O.O: 2011. Orbital Dimensions of Adult Male Nigerians: A direct Measurement Study using Dry skulls: International Journal of Biological & Medical Research.
  • Ejele, A.O. Asomugha, A.L.: Fawehinmi, H.B: Udemezue, O.O: Ukoha: Some Morphometric Changes associated with Sickle Cell Anemia in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. 2nd Scientific Conference of the Anatomical Society of Eastern Nigeria (ASEN), held at Ebonyi State University Abakiliki.
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Ukoha, U; Anabolu, A.E.; Asomugha, A.L. 2003: Incidence of Proteinuria among Medical Students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University: 3rd Scientific Conference of Anatomical Society of Eastern Nigerian (ASEN) held at University of Port Harcourt Nigeria.
  • Ukoha, U: Anyabolu, A.E.; Udemezue, O.O.; Chukwujechu, I.E. Asomugha, A.L. Pattern of Boys Mass Index (BMI) Amongst Medical Student of N.A.U. 3rd Scientific Conference of ASSEN held at University of Port Harcourt Nigeria.
  • Anyabolu, A.E.; Ukoha, U. Udemezue, O.O.; Anyaanwu, C.; Asomugha, A.L. 2003; Peak Flow Rate measurement amongst medical students of N. A.U. Nnewi 3rd Scientific Conference of ASSEN held at UniPort Nigeria.
  • Asomugha, A.L.; Asomugha, R.N.; Anyabolu, A.E.; Ukoha, U; Udemezue, O.O.; Toxic Effects of Artesunate on Guinea Pigs Lungs; 3rd Scientific Conference held at UniPort Nigeria.
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Asomugha, A.L., Anyanwu, G.C. 2006 Sex Dimorphism in Abdominal Aortic Diameter of South Eastern Nigeria. 4th Scientific Conference ASEN (Abraka 2006)
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Cellular Basis of Tissue: PG School and the College of Med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2000.
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Anatomical Research Techniques: PG School and College of Med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2000.
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Developmental Anatomy of the Central Nervous System PG School and the College of med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2000.
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Anatomical Museum: PG School and the College of Med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2001
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Abdominal Aortic in Adult Nigeria of the South East Zone, an Ultrasonographic Study, PG School and the College of Med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2001.
  • Udemezue, O.O.; Congenital Malformations of the hand and Feet: PG School and the College of Med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2004
  • Udemezue, O.O.; The Role of Fetal Anthropometrics Parameters in the determination of fetal Age among Nigerians of the South East Zone: An Ultrasound Study: PG School and the College of Med. And Health Sciences ABSU 2005.
  • Egwu OA, Ugwu AC, Eteudo AN, Ewunonu EO, Njoku CO. perceptions of Medical Students Undergoing cadaveric training: A sociocognitive perspective (2008). Internet Journal of Medical update. Mauritius; 3(2):8-12.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC(2008). Basic assumptions in statistical analysis in Basic medical sciences. Int J Biol & Chem Scs (Cameroon); 2(3):373-38H8.
  • Imo AO, Ugwu AC, Okoye IJ. Sonographic evaluation of cervical length changes during normal pregnancy. Internet J Med Update. Mauritius; 4(1): 19-24.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC(2008). Bayes theorem: A paradigm research tool in biomedical sciences. (Kenya), 7(25):4807-4818.
  • Eze J, Ugwu AC, Nzotta C(2009). Sonographic quantitation of ovarian volume in a Nigerian Population. Internet J Med Update Mauritius; 4(1):15-18.
  • Ohagwu CC, Ugwu AC, Idigo FU(2009). Uterine roundness index: Model formulation and nomogram.Internet J Med Update, Mauritius; 4(1): 25-28.
  • Ugwu AC, Ohagwu CC, Anakwue AC, Erondu OF (2008). Parasitosonography: Appearances of Ascaris lumbricoides, Colon taeniasis, Cysticercus cellulosae, Schistosoma haematobium, Dracunculus medinesis and Echinococcus granulosus infestations. Afric J Biotech (Kenya), 7(25):4732-4736
  • Ugwu AC, Erondu OF (2008). A review of the roles of clinical ultrasound technology in blunt abdominal trauma. Afric J Biotech (Kenya), 7(25):4976-4978.
  • Ugwu AC, Ogbonna CO, Imo AO (2010) A wandering spleen: A common presentation of an uncommon anomaly. South Afr Fam Pract
  • Ugwu AC, Osungbade OE, Erondu OF(2009). Maternal perspectives of the prenatal sonogram in a north-eastern population of Nigeria. Libyan J. med 4(4).
  • Ugwu AC, Shem LS, Erondu OF(2009). Patients’ perception of care during special radiological procedures. Prim Health Care $ Fam Med (South Africa) 1:38
  • 40. Ugwu AC, Erondu OF (2009). A Pilot Algorithm for Grading Gallbladder Diseases. J Clin Med & Res (Kenya) 1(1).
  • Ugwu AC, Ewunonu EO, Nwobi IC, Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN (2007). Sonographic assessment of foetal cephalic index in a Nigerian population: A novel paradigm. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography 23(2): 67-71. (USA).
  • Ugwu AC, Ovuoba KN, Udo B, Nwobi IC, Egwu OA (2007) Sonographic assessment of gallbladder motility in Ibo population of Nigeria: A feasibility study. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography 23(1): 4-10 (USA).
  • Ugwu AC, Imo AO, Ikamaise VC (2009). Effects of Radiation: The paradigm shifts, Adaptive response and Bystander models. Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, North America; 1(2):10.
  • Ugwu AC, Ahamefule KN, Egwu AO, Otu E, Okonkwo CA, Okafor LC (2007) Patients satisfaction ratings with obstetric ultrasonography. Radiologic Technology (USA); 79 (2): 113-118.
  • Ugwu AC, Udo B Njoku CO, Eteudo AN (2008). The role of sonographers in the management of diabetes: A proposed framework. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography (USA) 24:84-87.
  • Ugwu AC (2008). Evaluation of body surface area as a determinant of cholecystodynamics due to orally administered standardized milk. J Diag med sonography (USA). 24:4-8.
  • Ochie K, Ugwu AC(2009). Access to obstetric ultrasonography in some rural settings in Nigeria: Results of a sample survey. European J Scientific Research, 36(2).
  • Ugwu AC, Idigo FU, Anakwue AC, Nwogu UB, Egwu OA(2008). Patient satisfaction rating of obstetric sonography: A validation study. Afr J Midwifery and Women’s Health (UK); 2(3):127-129.
  • Ugwu AC, Jan D(2008) Obstetric sonography as an entertainment. Afr J Midwifery and women’s health (British J Nurs, African Edition), 2(2): 109.
  • Okeh UM, Ugwu AC (2009) Randomised controlled trial: The most powerful tool in modern clinical research. Afr J Midwifery and women’s health 3(2):91-93. (British J Nurs, African Edition).
  • Ugwu AC, Erondu OF, Imo AO. Transvaginal sonography acceptance: A cognitive behavioural perspective Afr J Midwifery and women’s health 3(3)117-121. (British J Nurs, African Edition).
  • Nwobi IC, Ugwu AC, Abubakar A, Zainab M (2009). The Pattern of Obstetric sonography request and findings in University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. European J Scientific Research, 36
  • Anakwue AC, Anakwue RC, Ugwu AC, Nwogu UB, Idigo FU, Agwu KK (2009). Sonographic Evaluation of portal vein Diameter in Nigerians. European J Scientific Research, 36(1):114-117.
  • Ugwu AC (2006). Cholecystodynamics: A new regression formula. Pak J Med Res, 45 (1): 17-21(Pakistan).
  • Udo BE, Ugwu AC, Ohagwu CC, Ulu OU (2009). Plantar aponeurosis thickness among Nigerians. World Applied Scs J (Pakistan)
  • Ohagwu CC, Abu PO, Ezeokeke UO, Ugwu AC(2008). The relationship between placental thickness and growth parameters in normal Nigerian fetuses. World Applied Scs J (Pakistan). 4(6) 864-868.
  • Ugwu AC, Nwobi CO, Eteudo AN, Ovuoba KN(2008). Mathematical correction of normocephalic foetal skull prior to dating using Biparietal Diameter. OJHAS (India), 7(2):5.
  • Ugwu AC, Ahamefule KN, Nwobi IC (2008). Radiographers’ experiences of stress and methods of coping: a content analytic phenomenological study. The Radiographer 55(1):25-29. Australia.
  • Ugwu AC, Udo BE, Ifenatuorah JM. An X-ray of evidence-based medical imaging in South-east Nigeria. European journal of Radiography. 2010
  • Ugwu AC, Ukwueze AC, Erondu OF, Nwokorie E. Affective and cognitive learning outcome of radiography students in a Nigerian University. South African Radiographer, 2010
  • Ugwu AC, Nwobi IC Foetal anomaly scans: Need and needs. Presented at the 39th annual conference and scientific workshop of the association of radiographers of Nigeria held in Enugu 22nd – 25th November 2006.
  • Ugwu AC. Health Sector Reform: A Platform for equity and scientific trade unionism. Presented during a strategic retreat on health sector reform, organized by the reform implementation committee (RIC) of Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki on the 28th of July, 2006.
  • Ugwu AC, Egwu OA, Ovuoba KN, Ochie K, Ewunonu EO, Njoku C. Gallbladder spherical index: Nomogram, model formulation and clinical application. Conference. Of Anatomical Society of Nigeria in Nnewi; 23rd –25th November 2006.
  • Ugwu AC. Radiation protection of the unborn. A clinical conference paper presented at Federal Medical Centre, Ebonyi State on the 1st of July, 2007. Moderator: Dr Agama Egwu.


  • Chapter President FGBMFI, Nnewi GRA Chapter 1988-2002
  • Leader/Coordinator, Intercessors for Nigerian, Nnewi 2000-2003
  • Membership Committee Chairman, Royal Palace Chapter, FGBMFI 2002-2004.
  • Exco Member, Nnewi Christian Union 1998-2005
  • Ass. Pub Secretary, Nigerian Medical Association, Nnewi 1995-1997
  • Council Member ASSEN 2005
  • Review Editor: Journal of Clinical & Experimental Anatomy (JECA) 2006

Working Experience

  • General Medical Practice 1987-1998
  • Research/Studentship (ABSU) 1998-2001
  • Senior Lecturer in Anatomy Madonna University Okija (MAU) 2002-2007
  • Senior Lecturer in Anatomy F. M. S. University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 2007 – March-Oct.
  • Senior Lecturer in Anatomy Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Nnewi 2007
  • Head Dept of Anatomy Madonna University 2002-2007
  • University Senator Madonna University 2002-2007
  • University Senator NAU 2008
  • Faculty Examination Officer NAU 2004-2005
  • Subdean (Preclinical) Medicine NAU 2005-2007
  • Acting Dean Medicine (Okija Campus) 2006-2007
  • Sub Dean Faculty of Basic Medical Science Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnewi 2008
  • Co-ordinator of Anatomical Programmes for F.H.S. & T Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnewi 2008
  • External Examiner in Anatomy 1st Professional Examination (2nd MBBS) Igbinedion University, Okada 2006
  • External Examiner in Anatomy 1st Professional Examination (2nd MBBS) Abia State University, Uturu 2009
  • External Examiner in Anatomy 1st Professional Examination (2nd MBBS) University of Calabar 2009.

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