Get to Know UNIZIK New Acting Vice Chancellor: Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu

Here's what to know about the newly appointed UNIZIK Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu.

Get to Know UNIZIK New Acting Vice Chancellor: Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu
Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu

Here's what you should know about Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu, the newly appointed Acting Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka:

1. Professional Expertise: Prof. Ikechebelu is an accomplished professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, a Minimal Access Surgeon, and a renowned fertility expert. He has made significant contributions to his field through over 150 scholarly publications in reputable national and international journals.

2. Leadership Experience: Prior to his appointment as Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ikechebelu served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, demonstrating his leadership abilities and commitment to academic excellence.

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3. Academic Recognition: Prof. Ikechebelu's research prowess has earned him recognition both nationally and internationally. He is listed among the Scopus First 500 scholars in Nigeria and has been acknowledged as one of the top academics at UNIZIK Awka for his outstanding research contributions.

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4. Medical Education Advocate: As the founder and Course Director of Life Institute for Endoscopy since 2010, Prof. Ikechebelu has trained over 300 doctors and 40 peri-operative nurses in the field of Minimal Access Surgery, showcasing his dedication to advancing medical education and practice.

5. Philanthropic Initiatives: Through the Always Life Fountain initiative (ALFI), Prof. Ikechebelu demonstrates his commitment to giving back to the community. ALFI provides scholarships to school children, supports indigent university students, and offers assistance to widows, impacting the lives of numerous individuals.

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6. Personal Attributes: Described as a humble and silent achiever, Prof. Ikechebelu embodies qualities of excellence, integrity, and compassion. His faith is a driving force behind his success, as he acknowledges being a man after God's own heart.

7. Family: Prof. Ikechebelu is married to Associate Professor Ngozi Joe-Ikechebelu, and they have five children together: Belusochi, Okemsinachi, Ifeanyichi, Urukanachi, and Sogibuchi.

Overall, Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu's appointment as Acting Vice Chancellor heralds a new era of leadership characterized by excellence, innovation, and compassion at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

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