Professor Chijioke Nwankwo Chineme

Professor Chijioke Nwankwo Chineme


Faculty:                       Veterinary Medicine

Department:                Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology

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Earned degree (DVM) at Tuskegee U.S.A. in 1967

Eared degree Ph.D at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A. in 1975

Have had many years of working experience in the University System both before and after formal retirement from the University of Nigeria at Nsukka in 2000.

His services at UNN earned him an honorary award as Professor Emeritus of that University. In recognition of his services to the Veterinary profession, he was in 1994 honoured as a Pioneer Fellow of the College of Veterinary Surgeons, Nigeria (FCVSN). He has to his credit seventy five scientific publications in respectable national and international journals and books.

Area of Specialization

Pathology of Nutritional Diseases

Diagnostic Pathology

Membership of Professional Bodies

Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (member)

Former member of Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN)

Phi Zeta (Professional) Honour Society

Wildlife Disease Association

Phi Kappa Phi Honour Society

Research Archive

Has carried out research in the following areas of Veterinary Medicine

Vitamin D Toxicity in Growing Pigs

Toxicological Changes in Animals caused by selected poisonous plants

Bone changes caused by nutritional elements in animals

Wildlife pathology


Past Dean, Faculty of veterinary medicine UNN (1984 – 1986)

Past D.V.C. (Academic), U.N.N. (1987 – 1991)

Has been teaching and carrying out research in the area of Diagnostic Veterinary Pathology, and supervising graduate (M.Sc, Ph.D) and undergraduate (D.V.M) students

Working Experience

Professor or Veterinary Pathology, UNN (2011 – Date)

Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria (2010 – 2011)

Professor of Veterinary Pathology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State (2002 – 2011)

Professor of Veterinary Pathology UNN (1983 – 2000)

Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria (1980 – 1983)

Reader, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria (1978 – 1980)

Senior Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria (1976 – 1978)

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