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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

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. 2021 Sep 30. STROKEAHA120032072. PMID: 34587795

A Novel Afrocentric Stroke Risk Assessment Score: Models from the Siren Study.

Akpa O, Sarfo FS, Owolabi M, Akpalu A, Wahab K, Obiako R, Komolafe M, Owolabi L, Osaigbovo GO, Ogbole G, Tiwari HK, Jenkins C, Fakunle AG, Olowookere S, Uvere EO, Akinyemi J, Arulogun O, Akpalu J, Tito-Ilori MM, Asowata OJ, Ibinaiye P, Akisanya C, Oyinloye OI, Appiah L, Sunmonu T, Olowoyo P, Agunloye AM, Adeoye AM, Yaria J, Lackland DT, Arnett D, Laryea RY, Adigun TO, Okekunle AP, Calys-Tagoe B, Ogah OS, Ogunronbi M, Obiabo OY, Isah SY, Dambatta HA, Tagge R, Ogenyi O, Fawale B, Melikam CL, Onasanya A, Adeniyi S, Akinyemi R, Ovbiagele B.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Oct. 30(10):106003. PMID: 34332227

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 Aug 15. 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