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IMO STATE PUBLIC ENLIGHTENMENT .PROF. IKECHUKWU DOZIE .Ag. Vice Chancellor, Ozuomba Kingsley ( K.O ) Mbadiwe University

Professor Ikechukwu Nosike Simplicius Dozie (born March 3, 1966) is a professor of Microbiology ( Medical Microbiology & Parasitology,

[1] a public health scientist, teacher and community health specialist currently serving at the Department of
Public Health , Federal University of Technology Owerri , Nigeria.

[2] He is a member of American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH). Dozie was a consultant to the World Health Organisation ; WHO’s African programme for Onchocerciasis. He is the Director, Linkages and Advancement, Federal University of Technology Owerri .

[3] Professor Dozie was born in Umuokisi Amuzi,
Ahiazu Mbaise local government area of Imo State, Nigeria.

He got the First School Leaving Certificate from Agbani Road Primary School, Enugu , Enugu State . He attended Mbaise Secondary School, Aboh-Mbaise , Imo State and obtained the West Africa School Certificate with Division One in 1980. Dozie holds a BSc. combined honours in Microbiology/Biochemistry and an MSc Medical Microbiology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a PhD in Public Health Parasitology, University of Jos.

[4] His quest for further skill sets in higher education management to him to Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) Israel in 2010 and 2014.

Professional career

Dozie started his teaching career in 1992 as an Assistant Lecturer at Imo State University Owerri,
Nigeria where he was promoted to the rank of a
Professor in 2005. He was engaged as a Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Technology Owerri , Nigeria between 2007-2010 while on leave of Absence from Imo State University Owerri . He was Head, Department of Public Health Technology, Dean, School of Health Technology and Member, 11th Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Owerri .

Dozie engagement in other National Assignments include Panel Moderator at the 2 nd High-Level Meeting (HLM) of the GlobalPower Women Network Africa (GPWNA) organized by the Government of Nigeria in collaboration with the African Union and with support of UNAIDS , Abuja June 27 – 28, 2013; Facilitator, Induction Course for Ambassador-Designates by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nigeria, December 9 – 13, 2013; Panellist, 2014
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Selection Interview, Federal Ministry of Education Federal Scholarship Board, Nanet Suites Abuja, December 1-5, 2014 and Member Imo State Government Transition Technical Committee (April, 2019).

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