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Clinical Science


The CRC is mandated to conduct research into human health problems in Nigeria, with particular emphasis on;

  1. Communicable diseases prevalent in the country e.g. HIV/AIDS, TB
  2. Major non-communicable disease prevalent in the country especially sickle cell disease, Hypertension , Diabetes , Malnutrition, Malignancies etc
  3. Reproductive and Child health diseases
  4. Any other related matters as may be determined from time to time
  5. We also provide facilities for research in medicine in cooperation with medical schools, universities and other institutions in and outside Nigeria
  6. Disseminate the results of medical research through training courses, publications etc.
  7. Social and laboratory-based research (including control interventions) on diseases such as TB, malaria reproductive and sexual health, and HIV/AIDS as well as nutrition research.

Some of these research activities are conducted in collaboration with local and international collaborators such as APIN, Harvard PEPFAR and  FHI360.

Administrative Heads
Head of Department          Dr. Oliver C.Ezechi
Research coordinator        Dr. Agatha David
Training Coordinator         Dr. A.G. Ohiohion
Site Coordinator                 Dr. Paschal Ezeobi
Pharmacy                            Pharm Ebiere Herbertson
Nursing Unit                       Mrs. Eva Amadi
Counseling Unit                  Ms. Ifeoma. E. Idigbe
Medical Record                  Mrs. Enejoh
DOTS Clinic                        Mrs. Rita Nwosu
Data Management             Mrs. Olayemi Nwogbe
Research Laboratory        Ms. Jane Okwuzu
Clinic Admin                       Mrs. T. Asemota
Finance Unit                       Mr. Chinedu Okolo

 Non Communicable Disease Research
Professor Babatunde L. Salako        Director General / Consultant Nephrologist
Dr. Nkiruka N. Odunukwe   Director of Research /Consultant Haematologist
Dr. Paschal Ezeobi                 Senior Research Fellow
Mrs. Sabdat O. Ekama         Junior Research Fellow 

Material and Reproductive Health Research
Dr. Oliver C . Ezechi                Deputy Director / Consultant Obstetrician Gynecologist
Dr. Aigbe Greg. Ohihoin          Chief Research Fellow / Consultant Obstetrician Gynecologist
Dr. David A. Oladele                Research Fellow I
Dr. Chidinma V. Gab-Okafor  Research Fellow I
Ms. Ifeoma E. Idigbe                Junior Research Fellow

Child and Adolescent Research
Dr. Agatha N. David                Chief Research Fellow / Consultant Paediatrician
Dr. Titilayo Gbajabiamila        Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Agatha E. Wapmuk           Research Fellow II

 Infection and Infestation
Dr. Dan. I Onwujekwe             Chief Research Fellow
Mrs. Jane Okwuzu                   Research Fellow  ll

Medical Officers
Dr. H. O. Ohwodo               Senior Medical Officer Gd. I
Dr.  O. O. Odubela              Senior Medical Officer Gd. II
Dr.  E. E. Aghahowa            Senior Medical Officer Gd. II
Dr. P. N. Ezemelue              Senior Medical Officer Gd. II
Dr. P. A. Okechukwu          Medical Officer
Dr. T.E. Musari-Martins    Medical Officer