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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

Frequency and factors associated with post-stroke seizures in a large multicenter study in West Africa.

Sarfo FS, Akinyemi J, Akpalu A, Wahab K, Yaria J, Adebayo O, Komolafe M, Obiako R, Owolabi L, Osaigbovo GO, Jenkins C, Mensah Y, Ogbole G, Calys-Tagoe B, Adebayo P, Appiah L, Singh A, Fakunle A, Uvere E, Hemant T, Balogun O, Adeleye O, Fawale B, Abdulwasiu A, Ogunjimi L, Akinola O, Arulogun O, Donna A, Ogah O, Akinyemi R, Ovbiagele B, Owolabi MO.

J Neurol Sci. 2021 Jun 09. 427:117535. PMID: 34130063

Urinary Sodium and Potassium, and Risk of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke (INTERSTROKE): A Case-Control Study.

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

Am J Hypertens. 2021 04 20. 34(4):414-425. PMID: 33197265

Factors associated with hypertension among stroke-free indigenous Africans: Findings from the SIREN study.

Akpa OM, Okekunle AP, Ovbiagele B, Sarfo FS, Akinyemi RO, Akpalu A, Wahab KW, Komolafe M, Obiako R, Owolabi LF, Ogbole G, Fawale B, Fakunle A, Asaleye CM, Akisanya CO, Hamisu DA, Ogunjimi L, Adeoye A, Ogah O, Lackland D, Uvere EO, Faniyan MM, Asowata OJ, Adeleye O, Aridegbe M, Olunuga T, Yahaya IS, Olaleye A, Calys-Tagoe B, Owolabi MO.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2021 04. 23(4):773-784. PMID: 33484599

Variations in knowledge, awareness and treatment of hypertension and stroke risk by country income level.

O' Donnell M, 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, Smyth A, Judge C, Diener HC, Ryglewicz D, Czlonkowska A, Pogosova N, Weimar C, Iqbal R, Diaz R, Yusoff K, Yusufali A, Oguz A, Wang X, Penaherrera E, Lanas F, Ogah OS, Ogunniyi A, Iversen HK, Malaga G, Rumboldt Z, Oveisgharan S, AlHussain F, Daliwonga M, Nilanont Y, Yusuf S.

Heart. 2020 Dec 14. PMID: 33318082