Professor Ifeoma Okoye

Dr. Ify Okoye

MBBS, FWACS, FMCR, Professor of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka/University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu (UNTH).


DIRECTOR: University of Nigeria, Centre for Clinical Trials -UNNCECT, & Founder /Co-Chair African Clinical Trial Consortium.

EDITOR: ‘West African Journal of Radiology’ & Journal of Medical Women Association  NEW APPOINTMENTS IN COVID 19-ERA:: Member: Technical Working Group On Cancer Prevention & Control, Steering Committee of The Catastrophic Health Fund (CHF), NIPRD National Scientific Advisory Committee on Verification of Covid -19 Claims, & NCDC Covid 19 Research Consortium (NCRC) – Co-Lead/SAG Member,

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pi of UNN Site for the study on: ‘International Registry of Healthcare Workers Exposed to Covid-19 Patients’ (Unity Global Study), CaPTC UNN Site (Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium), Co-Pi: UNN/UNTH Site for Weil Cornell ICSBCS (International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes, UNN Site Pi of The National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) – a comprehensive and coordinated effort to accelerate the understanding of the molecular basis of cancer, Think Tank Member of ‘The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship project’ titled: Development of a Virtual Platform for Oncology Clinical Trials Infrastructure, Resources and Registry for Africa, Hochschule Hannover – University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hannover Germany

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS: Chairman of ‘Nigerian Clinical Trials Technical Working Group’,

ASHOKA FELLOW(Globalizer Affiliate), Past Observer: Board of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Nigerian Delegate to UN HLM on NCDs, Past President: Association of Radiologists In West Africa (ARAWA)), Past African Coordinator of CITI, Certified Cryotherapist, Committee for the Special Thematic Working Group on Maternal, Neonatal, Children and Women Health (STWG-MNCWH), Trustee & Member of Exercise Is Medicine(EIM), Former Member: National Health Research Committee of the National Health Act, &

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AFFILIATIONS: Initiator & Founder: Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria (AGCPN), African Clinical Trial Consortium ACTC). ‘Breast Without Spot’ Cancer/NCD Initiative, International Cancer Week, In Nigeria (ICW), 1st & 2nd All Africa Clinical Trial Summit, Nation-Wide ‘Go Pink Day’, Clinical Trial Africa Vision 2020 Initiative, Co-Director: Bone Marrow Donor’s Registry, Nigeria (BMRN). Trustee: ‘Exercise Is Medicine’, ‘Well Being Initiative’, Project Pink Blue, Pink Oak Cancer Trust, Blossoms of The Vine Christian Fellowship, LBD Ministry, Stem Cell Registry Alliance (SCRA), Partnership For Eradication of Cancer in Africa.

International/National Affiliations: Visiting Professor Hochschule Hannover – University of Applied Sciences and Arts , Germany, Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency of Federal Ministry of Science & Technology, NAFDAC

PUBLICATIONS: Author of 7 books, over 80 Scientific publications in Peer-Reviewed journals. AAAAJ

Her current effort is to scale up research contributions through Clinical Trials in: Natural Product Development (Bench-Bedside- Market place), Epidemics/Pandemics & NCDs (Cancer research).


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The IAS PHARMA 2024 is organized by Xcene Research, an African Contract Research Organization committed to providing clinical trials access to a more diverse population in Africa.

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