Visiting Scholars and Scientists

Okechukwu Ogah

Lown Scholar

Global Health and Population

osogah56156@gmail.com


Overview

Dr Ogah is a Senior Lecturer in Cardiology at the Department of Medicine , University of Ibadan and Consultant Physician/Cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. He holds Ph.D. in Medicine from the University of the Witwatersrand South Africa, and an MSc in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) both from the University of Ibadan. He is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians, Nigerian Cardiac Society, European Cardiac Society and American College of Cardiology.
He is a Bernard Lown visiting scholar at the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and the current President of the Nigerian Cardiac Society.
His research interests include surveys on cardiovascular risk factors, national heart disease registries, continental heart failure registries, pericarditis, rheumatic heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and systemic hypertension. He has over 120 publications in peer reviewed journals. He is married with children.

Fellowship in Cardiology, 04/2002, Cardiology
University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Fellowship in Cardiology, 04/2003, Cardiology
King's College Hospital, London United Kingdom

Certtificate in Epidemiology and Global Health, 08/2009, Epidemiology and Global Health
University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

MBBS, 09/1995, Medicine and Surgery
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

MSc, 09/2004, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

FWACP, 10/2004, Internal Medicine/ Cardiology
West African Postgraduate Medical College, Lagos, Nigeria

PhD, 12/2016, Internal Medicine
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


Bibliography

Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Clinical Outcomes among Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19: Findings from the World Heart Federation COVID-19 Study.

Prabhakaran D, Singh K, Kondal D, Raspail L, Mohan B, Kato T, Sarrafzadegan N, Talukder SH, Akter S, Amin MR, Goma F, Gomez-Mesa J, Ntusi N, Inofomoh F, Deora S, Philippov E, Svarovskaya A, Konradi A, Puentes A, Ogah OS, Stanetic B, Issa A, Thienemann F, Juzar D, Zaidel E, Sheikh S, Ojji D, Lam CSP, Ge J, Banerjee A, Newby LK, Ribeiro ALP, Gidding S, Pinto F, Perel P, Sliwa K.

Glob Heart. 2022. 17(1):40. PMID: 35837356

Association of Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Apolipoproteins with Stroke Subtypes in an International Case Control Study (INTERSTROKE).

O'Donnell MJ, McQueen M, Sniderman A, Pare G, Wang X, Hankey GJ, Rangarajan S, Chin SL, Rao-Melacini P, Ferguson J, Xavier D, Lisheng L, Zhang H, Pais P, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Damasceno A, Langhorne P, Rosengren A, Dans AL, Elsayed A, Avezum A, Mondo C, Judge C, Diener HC, Ryglewicz D, Czlonkowska A, Pogosova N, Weimar C, Iqbal R, Diaz R, Yusoff K, Yusufali A, Oguz A, Penaherrera E, Lanas F, Ogah OS, Ogunniyi A, Iversen HK, Malaga G, Rumboldt Z, Oveisgharan S, Al Hussain F, Nilanont Y, Yusuf S.

J Stroke. 2022 May. 24(2):224-235. PMID: 35677977

Registry for Acute Coronary Events in Nigeria (RACE-Nigeria): Clinical Characterization, Management, and Outcome.

Isezuo S, Sani MU, Talle A, Johnson A, Adeoye AM, Ulgen MS, Mbakwem A, Ogah O, Edafe E, Kolo P, Nagabea M, Adebayo R, Nwafor E, Daniel F, Zagga M, Umar H, Oboirien I, Sulaiman BA, Abdullahi U, Mijinyawa MS, Buba F, Aje A, Okolie H, Shehu MN, Adamu U, Olusegun-Joseph A, Familoni R, Chibuzor N, Olunuga TO, Ejim E, Rasheed Olaide A, Ojji D, Sanni B, Ajuluchukwu JN, Balogun MO, Omotoso AB, Ajit M, Falase AO.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 01 04. 11(1):e020244. PMID: 34935419

Risk Factor Characterization of Ischemic Stroke Subtypes Among West Africans.

Sarfo FS, Ovbiagele B, Akpa O, Akpalu A, Wahab K, Obiako R, Komolafe M, Owolabi L, Ogbole G, Calys-Tagoe B, Fakunle A, Sanni T, Mulugeta G, Abdul S, Akintunde AA, Olowookere S, Uvere EO, Ibinaiye P, Akinyemi J, Uwanuruochi K, Olayemi B, Odunlami OA, Abunimye E, Arulogun O, Isah SY, Abubakar SA, Oladimeji A, Adebayo P, Shidali V, Chukwuonye II, Akpalu J, Tito-Ilori MM, Asowata OJ, Sanya EO, Amusa G, Onyeonoro U, Ogunmodede JA, Sule AG, Akisanya C, Mensah Y, Oyinloye OI, Appiah L, Agunloye AM, Osaigbovo GO, Olabinri E, Kolo PM, Okeke O, Adeoye AM, Ajose O, Jenkins C, Lackland DT, Egberongbe AA, Adeniji O, Ohifemen Adeleye O, Tiwari HK, Arnett D, Laryea RY, Olunuga T, Akinwande KS, Imoh L, Ogah OS, Melikam ES, Adebolaji A, Oguike W, Ogunronbi O, Adeniyi W, Olugbo OY, Bello AH, Ohagwu KA, Ogunjimi L, Agyekum F, Iheonye H, Adesina J, Diala S, Dambatta HA, Ikubor J, Singh A, Adamu S, Obese V, Adusei N, Owusu D, Ampofo M, Tagge R, Efidi R, Fawale B, Yaria J, Akinyemi R, Owolabi M.

Stroke. 2022 01. 53(1):134-144. PMID: 34587795