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Ifeyinwa Chijioke-Nwauche

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Nigeria

Ifeyinwa Chijioke-Nwauche

Ifeyinwa Chijioke-Nwauche, BPharm, MSc, PhD, PGD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Management, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Nigeria

Dr. Ifeyinwa Chijioke-Nwauche was born on 7th January, 1964 in Nigeria. She graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1986 with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) and a Masters degree in Pharmacology from the University of Port Harcourt in 2007. Subsequently she attended the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from where she obtained PhD (University of London) in 2014 in the area of malaria/HIV interactions with particular emphasis on molecular markers of antimalarial drug resistance as well as drug-drug interactions between anti-malarial and antiretroviral drugs. She also obtained a post graduate diploma (PGD) in Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

She has attended many international conferences and workshops where she has made both abstract and oral presentations. She served as co-chair in the Chemotherapy session of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) conference Washington, 2013. She is involved in active research and is currently nurturing the birth and growth of the first journal on malaria and phytomedicine in Nigeria.

Dr. Ifeyinwa has experience in community service having worked for more than 15 years as a community pharmacist with a very reasonable impact in the health of the people in that community. She steered the affairs of the new Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Management in University of Port Harcourt and obtained an acceptable standard. Her professional drive is to achieve excellence and expertise in the areas of management of malaria, HIV and other infectious diseases in her environment and to be involved in research that will improve the public health of her community.

She serves as a lecturer in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Management in University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.


  • Chijioke-Nwauche I, van Wyk A, Nwauche C, Beshir KB, Kaur H, Sutherland CJ. HIV-positive nigerian adults harbor significantly higher serum lumefantrine levels than HIV-negative individuals seven days after treatment for Plasmodium falciparum infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Sep;57(9):4146-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02508-12
  • Chijioke I, Akani Y. Socio-Demographic profile of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWAs) in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The Nigerian Health Journal. 2015 Dec 25;14(3):119. Available from: http://www.tnhjph.com/index.php/tnhj/article/view/169
  • Chijioke-Nwauche I. Malaria/HIV interactions in Nigeria - A review. The Nigerian Health Journal. 2015 Dec 25;14(3):97. Available from: http://www.tnhjph.com/index.php/tnhj/article/view/166
  • Nonyelum SC, Nkem N, Chijioke-Nwauche I, Orisakwe OE. Safety warnings and first aid instructions on consumer and pharmaceutical products in Nigeria: has there been an improvement? J Pak Med Assoc. 2010 Oct;60(10):801-4.
  • Uche FI, Shorinwa OA, Okorie O, Mgbahurike AA, Chijioke-Nwauche I. Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of crude extracts of Ipomoea involucrata leaves in mice and rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2011 Feb;4(2):121-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1995-7645(11)60050-3
  • Nwauche CA, Eneh AU, Pughikumo CO, Chijioke-Nwauche IN. ABO and Rhesus blood groups in mothers and their newborns in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Port Harcourt Medical Journal. 2013;6(4):455-9. Available from: http://www.ajol.info/index.php/phmedj/article/view/85657
  • Ebong OO, Nwauche CA, Ogbuehi IH, Chijioke–Nwauche IN, Ezirim CT, Umoh RE, Afia AG, Zara-kokpa P. Is this Evidence of Success in Malaria Prevention and Control Measures? Greener Journal of Medical Sciences. 2015 Jan 30;5(1):001-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.15580/GJMS.2015.1.051114379
  • Chijioke-Nwauche I, Nwauche C, Oguike M. The Interaction between Malaria Parasites and Blood Groups in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. International Journal of TROPICAL DISEASE & Health. 2016 Jan 10;14(2):1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.9734/IJTDH/2016/23211