State of Origin: Anambra State.
Local Govt Area: Nnewi North.
Marital Status: Married.
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Nutritionist/ Dietitian.
OBJECTIVE: To prescribe foods that will contribute to the management of diet related diseases and well-being of a group, patient or other individual.
QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES:
2011- till date: Michael Okpara University of Agriculture umudike, Umuahia.
M.Sc. Community Nutrition in view.
2004-2008: Michael Okpara University of Agriculture umudike, Umuahia.
B.Sc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
1994-2000: Baba Alhamdu Secondary School Kano, Kano State. (WASSCE)
1989-1994: Queens Nursery and Primary School Kano. (FSLC).
2014 till date: Technologist Dietitian II – Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture umudike, Umuahia.
-Teaching students practicals on therapeutic diet preparation, assessments of nutritional status and food production.
– Guidance and supervision of students project work in the laboratory.
– Developing practical manuals
– Invigilating undergraduate examinations.
2012 -2014: Assistant Lecturer -Anambra State College of Agriculture, Mgbakwu, Anambra State, Nigeria.
2010-2011: Dietetic Intern – University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State.
Nutrition education and dietary counseling of in and out patients.
Modification and preparation of fluid diets.
Supervision of therapeutic diets preparations.
2009- 2010: Nutritionist – Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital Birinin Kebbi State (NYSC).
June 2006- Nov 2006: Trainee – Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi, Anambra State (SIWES).
Dietary counseling of patients.
Delivering talk at the Maternity Clinic.
Part of the team that ensured strict adherence to diet sheets.
10th-15th March,2009 A six day training course under NYSC Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (Supported by UNICEF).
24th-28th March, 2009 Participated in a training course on Severe Acute Malnutrition held at Sir Yahaya Specialist Hospital Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
18th-22nd March, 2013 Course on caring for infant and children with Acute Malnutrition. Organized by the International Malnutrition Task Force, University of Southampton.
22nd May, 2013 The use of WHO Anthro software on the assessment of nutritional status. Organized by Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Abia State Chapter.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Running Microsoft Windows: MS Word, MS Excel, and Power Point.
HOBBIES: Reading, Travelling, cooking, caring and listening to people.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION: Dietitians Association of Nigeria.
Nutrition Association of Nigeria.
Dr. V.U. Asumugha
HOD, Human Nutrition and Dietetics,
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State
Nutrition and Dietetics Department, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State.
HOD, Nutrition and Dietetics Department,
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State.