Dr. Clement Emenike Anyiwo was a Professor of medical microbiology and immunology in three Nigerian Universities (Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka), University of Malawi, University of Papua New Guinea and also University of Tokyo, at the Institute of Medical Sciences as Visiting Professor, between 1999-2000 under the auspices of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. He was also appointed Professor at the Universities of Zambia and Zimbabwe. His research interests are in infectious diseases, medical microbiology and immunology and are focused around HIV infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), nosocomial and sexually transmissible infections (STIs) He holds an MD from Odessa Medical University, Ukraine; M.Sc. in medical microbiology, from the world-renowned University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, postgraduate certifications in Immunology from Kings College, London, university of Vienna, Austria and eight Fellowships: Medical Fellowship of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, The Senior Medical Fellowship of the Association of Commonwealth Universities in 1992 (when he conducted research in immunocytogenetics of HIV infection and AIDS, sponsored by AIDS Virus Educational and Research Trust of the UK), Fellowship of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Fellowship of West African College of Physicians, Fellowship of Medical College of Pathologists of Nigeria, Fellowship of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Robert White Fellowship in Immunology (Awarded by the British Society for Immunology) and the coveted Fellowship of the International College of Surgeons in Pathology.
Dr. Anyiwo was invited as a Visitor by the Public Health Institute of Bilthoven, the Netherlands in recognition of his contribution during the Fifth Global Impact of Applied Microbiology Conference in Nigeria in 1981. In October 2005, Dr. Anyiwo was made Ambassador of Goodwill by the Governor of the State of Tennessee-Phil Burden- for his contributions at the Pan African Conference on HIV/AIDS to which he was invited as a moderator and panelist. From 2011-2015 he was appointed to serve as a member of the Health Advisory Board of the city of Irving, USA where he is also a citizen. Dr. Anyiwo has widely travelled on appointments, assignments and conferences to many countries of Africa, Europe, North America, The Caribbean, Asia and Oceania. An erudite scholar, eminent teacher, prolific author and an incurable researcher Prof. Anyiwo has published over 80 papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He has also co-authored a text book Essential immunology for students of medicine and allied subjects. His recent contributions for advancement of medical science include Genotyping of HIV isolates in Papua New Guinea. The result of this study, conducted with the Virology Department of Kanagawa Prefectural Institute of Health in Yokohama, Japan is now being used as a public health tool for tracing the sources of HIV infection in that pacific island country. Others are Stem cells and regenerative medicine, Silent carriers of HIV in the epidemiology of AIDS and Ebola: Enough of the hysteria all published in the Pacific journal of Medical Science. Prof. Anyiwo has also published two monographs: AIDS and HIV testing in tropical developing countries. This monograph is widely circulated as WHO literature. The other is STI management guide for referral clinics.
Prof. Anyiwo was also honored by his kinsmen "In grateful recognition of your outstanding and dedicated service to the people of Arochukwu in Dallas Metroplex" and also for "your dedicated service as Chairman of the Advisory Council of Atani Welfare Union of USA (2007-2011) " During the celebration of his 10th Coronation Anniversary in December 2016, the Eze Ogo Atani-HRH Eze ( Amb) Charles Kanu Okoro honoured him with The Award of Excellence in Education for his contributions towards the development of Atani Community. The next honour was by the Anglican Communion when in 2017 the present Archbishop of the Diocese of the Niger, His Grace the Most Reverend Godwin Okpala invested him into the knighthood of the Order of St. Christopher.
His hobbies include Public Speaking, Writing, Travelling and meeting people with cultural diversity, History of Religion, Science and Technology and Sports particularly Soccer and Tennis. Prof. Anyiwo is a practicing Christian, a Bible Scholar and son of an Anglican Clergyman. He is married with three children who have degrees in Psychology (aspiring to be a Clergyman) Law, Sociology and Doctorate in Pharmacy.
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