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Our Team

MEET THE IRCE TEAM

Executive Director, IRCE

Prof. Alash’le Abimiku

Prof. Alash’le Abimiku is the Executive Director of the International Research Center of Excellence of the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN). She is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, a Co-founder of IHVN, and Executive Director, Laboratory Diagnostics and Research ...

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Coordinator, IRCE

Dr. Elima Jedy-Agba

Dr. Elima Jedy-Agba is a Research Scientist at the International Research Center of Excellence. She participates in research proposal writing and works with other researchers, to apply for research grants. She supports new researchers by liaising with the Data Management Unit to provide trainings on research methodology and the use ...

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Data Manager, IRCE

Dr. Gbenga Kayode

Dr Gbenga A. Kayode is a Clinical Epidemiologist. He was educated at the University of Ilorin in Nigeria where he earned a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree and then proceeded to the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom where he obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health. After ...

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Research Scientist, IRCE

Dr. Okpokoro Evaezi

Dr. Okpokoro Evaezi is a research scientist at the International Research Center of Excellence. He is also the research operations manager and thus provides strategic support for the implementation of ongoing studies. As a WHO/TDR fellow, Dr. Okpokoro possesses critical competencies in the design and conduct of clinical trials. Currently, ...

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Training Coordinator

Maryam Al-Mujtaba

Maryam is a Public Health Researcher. She currently coordinates trainings targeted to build the research capacity of clinicians and public health researchers. She also coordinates a research study (The Prevalence of Malaria Parasitaemia among Blood Donors for Paediatric Transfusion Recipients in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria), and the local organizing ...

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Research Scientist, IRCE

Ezenwa James Onyemata

Ezenwa James Onyemata, a Senior Research Officer of the International Research Centre of Excellence (IRCE), Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) received the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP)-Tropical Disease Research (TDR) Clinical Research Fellowship in 2018. The Fellowship is a 21 months program aimed at strengthening the ...

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