Prof. Adimora Gilbert .

Department: Pediatrics
Faculty: Medical Sciences
Designation : Professor
Phone: 08033257771.

Biography :

Professor Gilbert Adimora is a medical doctor with specialization in Paediatrics and Child Health, and sub-specialty of Neonatology. 

He studied Medicine and Surgery at the University of Benin Medical and obtained a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1979 with a distinction in Community Medicine.


He joined the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu in 1985 where he trained as a Paediatrician obtaining the Fellowship of the National Post Graduate Medical College in 1993. He was appointed a consultant of the Department of Paediatrics and Lecturer 1 of in University of Nigeria in March 2014. In 2003 he was promoted to Senior Lecturer of the University of Nigeria, Department of Paediatrics and rose to the rank of Professor in 2010.


He has been the head of the Endocrinology unit of the Department of Paediatrics and also the Neonatology Unit (New Born Special Care Unit) since 2003. He is currently the Head of Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus and Head of Department of Paediatrics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu.


His responsibilities include teaching and supervision of medical students, house officers, and resident (post graduate) doctors; supervising postgraduate and undergraduate seminars, projects and dissertations. 


He participate actively in departmental, hospital, national and international seminars, conferences and workshops and is currently the Chairman, Post graduate training Committee; Vice Chairman, UNTH Hospital Research and Ethics Committee and Faculty Member of Senate Research Grants Committee. 


His work experience spans over the past 36 years in which he also served as a Senior Me Medical Officer in the Nigerian Air Force under the Ministry of Defence for five Years.

He has also served in the Board of the National Agency for Drug Administration Committee on Vaccines and the Cancer Sub Committee of the National Expert Committee on Non Communicable Diseases. He was also involved in the National Program on Integrated Management of Childhood Diseases and Training workshops on Childhood Diarrhea and Neonatal Resuscitation.


His areas of research interest include Neonatology, Endocrinology and General Pediatrics. 

Prof. Adimora is also a writer and at present has authored four books in the medical and religious fields. He is a Committed Christian and sought after speaker in Christian gatherings.


Professor Adimora is married to Barr. Mrs. Ifeyinwa Adimora and they are blessed with a set of twins, Chinaluekene Adimora and Ekenedilichikwu Adimora that arrived after 25 years of marriage.

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