Head Of Departments

OKONKWO UCHENNA PROSPER

NAME: OKONKWO UCHENNA PROSPER

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: 19-12-1972

MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED

HOME TOWN: ABAGANA

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: NJIKOKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA,

STATE OF ORIGIN: ANAMBRA

NATIONALITY: NIGERIAN

PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: NO 134 FC OGBALU AVENUE, URU VILLAGE, ABAGANA

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: OKONKWO’S COMPOUND OPP. ZION ANGLICAN CHURCH OBIOFIA UMUENEM, OTOLO, NNEWI

OFFICE ADDRESS: PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT, NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, NNEWI

PHONE NUMBERS: 08033611851, 08056642826

E-MAIL:uppros@yahoo.com

SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES:

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA,    2011-PhD (INVIEW)

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA,    2009           MSC (MED. REHAB)

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA,    2005            BMR (PT)

NNAMDI AZIKIWE SECONDARY SCHOOL, ABAGANA, 1999

EPUPE PRIMARY SCHOOL ABAGANA,    1982   FSLC

AREA OF INTENDING SPECIALIZATION: NEURO-REHABILITATION

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY 2007…..ADJUNCT LECTURER

NNAMDI UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL NNEWI 1998 TO DATE

STATE SPECIALIST HOSPITAL, ADO EKITI1996/97—   NYSC

UNIVERSITY OF BENINTEACHING, HOSPITAL 1995/96— INTERNSHIP

SCIENTIFIC WORKSHOPS/COURSES ATTENDED WITH DATES

  1. NIGERA SOCIETY OF PHYSIOTHERAPY 41ST SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP 2001 IN BENIN
  2. NIGERIA SOCIETY OF PHYSIOTHERPY 45TH SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP 2005 IN ABUJA
  3. ORTHOPAEDIC PHYSIOTHERAPY,PHYSICAL FITNESS AND OBESITY MANAGEMENT IN 2003 BY BITAL CONSULTANTS.
  4.  A CLINICAL COURSE IN PAEDIATRIC, GERIAETC AND NEUROLOGCAL REHABILITATION N 2003 BY BITAL CONSULTANTS
  5. NSP 45th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP, ABUJA, 24th -29th October, 2005
  6.  A PRE-SCIENTIFIC/WORKSHOP WTH THE THEME PHYSIOTHERAPY IN THE EMERGNG PUBLIC SERVICE HEALTH SERVICE REFORM AT AKTH 2007
  7. THE 47 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE WORKSHOP IN KANO, 22nd -27th October,2007
  8. NAUTHEC EDCTP SUPPORTED ZONAL TRAINNG WORKSHOP 28th NOV. 2008
  9. MEDICAL IMAGING, PHYSIO. DEPT.  UCH 9th -11th JUNE,2009
  10. EXCEPTIONAL RE-ORIENTATION PROGAMME BASED ON GENERATIONALCHARACTER OVERHAUL, NAUTH, FCMD/FED. MINISTRY OF HEALTH AT NAUTH,DEC. 2009
  11. PRE-CONFERENCE HODS WORKSHOP IN ENUGU 2010
  12. A 2-DAY BASIC LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING, NAUTH,2010
  13. ETHICS IN HEALTH RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE BY NPMCN JULY, 2011
  14. ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH APPLICATIONS ESSENTIALS IN DEMOSTRATIVE SKILLS AND CLINICAL PROFICENCY, 29th-30th OCTOBER,2012
  15. PHYSIOTHERAPY INTERVENTION IN NEURO-DEVELOPMENTAL MANIFESTATIONS WORKSHOP AT NAUTH,NNEWI SEPTEMBER,2012
  16. HEALTH CARE SERVICE DELIVERY STRATEGY- A TWO DAY WORKSHOP, NAUTH, 25th-26th MARCH,2013

LECTURES DELIVERED

  1. A LECTURE ENTITLED THE PROSPECT OF PHYSIOTHERAPY PROFESSION PRESENTED TO STAFF AND STUDENTS OF SPECIAL SCIENCE SCHOOL, NNOBI. 2000
  2. A LECTURE ON “PHYSIOTHERAPY AND ITS RELEVANCE TO NURSING, THE HEALTH PERSONNEL AND POSSIBLE NURSES’ ROLE IN PHYSIOTHERAPY” DELVERED TO THE SCHOOL OF NURSING ON  MONDAY, 17TH MAY, 2007
  3. A LECTURE ON THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE DELIVERED TO THE SCHOOL OF NURSNG MAY 2012

PUBLISHED WORKS

  1. ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF PHYSIOTHERAPISTS TOWARDS HOME-BASED PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE IN SOUTH-EASTERN NIGERIA.Ummunah J. O, Duru C.E, Ibikunle P. O, Okonkwo U.P, NSP 2012
  2. SEX DIFFERENCES AND RELATIONSHIP AMONG PEAK GRIP STRENGTH,GRIP STRENGTH AND ARTHROPOMETRIC MEASURES IN DOMINANT AND NON-DOMINANT HANDS OF CHILDREN AGED 6-16 IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA. IBIKUNLE P.O, OKPAGU C.B, IHEGIHU, OKONKWO P; TROPICAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH.SEPTEMBER 2012. VOL. 16. NO 2

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  1. MEMBER NAUTH MANAGEMENT
  2. MEMBER NAUTH TENDER BOARD
  3. MEMBER NAUTH ETHICAL COMMITTEE (NAUTHEC)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

NIGERIA SOCIETY OF PHYSIOTHERAPY (NSP) REG NUMBER 700

PROFESSIONAL LICENSING BODY

MEDICAL REHABILITATION AND THERAPIST BOARD OF NIGERIA (MRTBN) REGNUMBER 0532

CURRENT DESIGNATION

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (CLINICAL)

HOBBIES

READING, WRITNG, FOOTBALLING

REFEREES

DR SAM IBENEME, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL REHABILITATION, UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS

PROFESSOR M. C. NWOSU, PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGY, NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, NNEWI, CAMPUS

PROFESSOR G.C OKOYE. DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL REHABILITATION, UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS