Dr. Uwemedimo Ekpo

Uwemedimo Ekpo

About Uwemedimo Ekpo

Federal University of Agriculture

Uwem Friday Ekpo is now Professor of Parasitology and Epidemiology at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta where he started his academic career in 1999. Before joining the university, he worked for nine years as a Programme Assistant for Nigeria Guinea worm Eradication Programme, where he had practical experiences in National Disease control programme. He has won several awards both local and international, including fellowships and grants.

His research focus and interest is spatial parasitology and epidemiology; control of neglected tropical diseases and health GIS. He has advance certificates in Geospatial Health and Environment, Louisiana State University, USA; Bayesian Disease Mapping in Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Basel, Switzerland and Epidemiological Methods from the International Epidemiological Association, USA


[Professor], [Federal University of Agriculture], [Abeokuta, Nigeria] [2013—date]
[Reader], [Federal University of Agriculture], [Abeokuta, Nigeria] [2010—2013]
[Senior Lecturer], [Federal University of Agriculture], [Abeokuta, Nigeria] [2005—2010]
[Lecturer I], [Federal University of Agriculture], [Abeokuta, Nigeria] [2002—2005]


[PhD Parasitology], [Federal University of Agriculture], [Abeokuta, Nigeria] [1999—2005]
[M.Sc. Zoology], [University of Ibadan], [Ibadan, Nigeria] [1990—1991]
[B.Sc. Zoology (Parasitology)],[University of Calabar], [Calabar, Nigeria] [1984—1988]