Other Academic

Okechukwu Samuel 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.


Bibliography

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

Urinary Sodium and Potassium, and Risk of Ischaemic and Haemorrhagic 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, Hussain FA, Yusuf S.

Am J Hypertens. 2020 Nov 17. PMID: 33197265

The INVICTUS rheumatic heart disease research program: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a randomized trial of rivaroxaban compared to vitamin K antagonists in rheumatic valvular disease and atrial fibrillation.

Karthikeyan G, Connolly SJ, Ntsekhe M, Benz A, Rangarajan S, Lewis G, Yun Y, Sharma SK, Maklady F, Elghamrawy AE, Kazmi K, Cabral TTJ, Dayi H, Changsheng M, Gitura BM, Avezum A, Zuhlke L, Lwabi P, Haileamlak A, Ogah O, Chillo P, Paniagua M, ElSayed A, Dans A, Gondwe-Chunda L, Molefe-Baikai OJ, Gonzalez-Hermosillo JA, Hakim J, Damasceno A, Kamanzi ER, Musuku J, Davletov K, Connolly K, Mayosi BM, Yusuf S.

Am Heart J. 2020 07. 225:69-77. PMID: 32474206

Unraveling the risk factors for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage among West Africans.

Sarfo FS, Ovbiagele B, Gebregziabher M, Akpa O, Akpalu A, Wahab K, Ogbole G, Akinyemi R, Obiako R, Komolafe M, Owolabi L, Lackland D, Arnett D, Tiwari H, Markus HS, Akinyemi J, Oguntade A, Fawale B, Adeoye A, Olugbo O, Ogunjimi L, Osaigbovo G, Jenkins C, Chukwuonye I, Ajose O, Oyinloye L, Mutiso F, Laryea R, Calys-Tagoe B, Salaam A, Amusa G, Olowookere S, Imoh C, Mande A, Arulogun O, Adekunle F, Appiah L, Balogun O, Singh A, Adeleye O, Ogah O, Makanjuola A, Owusu D, Kolo P, Adebayo O, Agunloye A, Shidali V, Faniyan M, Lakoh S, Diala S, Iheonye H, Efidi C, Sanya E, Sunmonu T, Akintunde A, Owolabi M.

Neurology. 2020 03 10. 94(10):e998-e1012. PMID: 32075893