Faculty Key Officers
Professor Maisie Henrietta Etukudo, PhD joined the University of Calabar since 1983. She started as an Assistant Lecturer. Has served the Department of medical Laboratory Science and the University of Calabar in various capacities and became a Professor of Chemical Pathology in 2007, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) in the same University between 2015 – 2016.Currently, she is the Dean of Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences. As a Professor of Chemical Pathology whose area of research is Nutritional Biochemistry, she has published many scholarly articles in both National and International reputed and learned Journals. She delivered the 59th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Calabar in October, 2014 titled “Anti-oxidants: sacrificial Lambs to free radicals”. She has served the Country as a Technical Aid Corp Volunteer where she was a Visiting Lecturer between 2003 – 2005 at University of the Gambia. She spent her sabbatical year in a private University in South West Nigeria, Achievers University Owo, Ondo State between 2012 -2013.
IdongesitIbangaAkpabio, PhD (Associate Professor of Community Health Nursing and Professor inview) is a Lecturer at the Department of Nursing Science, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar. She is currently the deputy Dean of Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences. She is a Registered Nurse/Midwife with Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Science (Second class honours, Upper Division). Additionally, she has Master of Public Administration degree from University of Calabar, M.Sc. Nursing Science and Ph.D from University of Ibadan. She is a very versatile nurse lecturer who has excellently taught several courses especially Community Health Nursing which is her specialty area and Research methodology which she has keen interest and has consistently lectured since her return from study fellowship in 2004. Dr. Akpabio has successfully completed several research projects and has published several papers from them in National and International health journals. She is a reviewing editor for many health Journals both within and outside Nigeria. As part of community development, she has developed a comprehensive HIV/AIDS’ preventive health education curriculum for youths as an offshoot of her Ph.D Dissertation. She is currently carrying out Community-based Health promotion activities. She was a Board member of Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) where she served in several Committees. She also serves as an External Examiner in Nursing Departments of many Universities in Nigeria. She was awarded a Fellow of West African College of Nursing in Sierra Leone in 2007 and honoured with several awards including the distinguished Alumnus award by the Department of Nursing Science, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus in April, 2009. She served as a Visiting Lecturer during her sabbatical appointment at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana between 2012 – 2013. She has interest in Health promotion activities and diseases control which earned her several other awards. She was the arrow-head that saw to the commencement of M.Sc. Nursing programme in the Department of Nursing Science, University of Calabar. Apart from academic work, Dr. Akpabio is an ordainedMinister of the Gospel and a passionate Evangelist who loves to live the word. She is blessed with very loving family members.
Mrs. Amah E. Etim hold First School Leaving Certificate, West African Secondary Certificate, Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication, B.Ed in Community Development and Master in Public Administration (MPA). She joined the University as junior Administrative/Information Assistant in 1986 and rose to the position of Protocol Officer of University from 2000 to 2013. Currently, she is a Principal Assistant Registrar serving as the Faculty Officer in the Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences. Due to her wealth of experience and commitment to the service of the University, the current Vice-Chancellor, Professor Zana I. Akpagu appointed her to serve on Board of Media and Community Relations – first of its kind since the inception of the University.