Dr. Osemeke U. Osokogu is a highly motivated, passionate and visionary Physician and Public Health expert, with knowledge, experience and research interests spanning clinical medicine, pediatrics, clinical trials, pharmacovigilance, pharmaco(epidemiology) and data science. He has a passion for Africa.
Most recently, Dr. Osemeke U. Osokogu has worked as a Subject Matter Expert (Neuroscience | Data Science) at Elsevier (Information Analytics), Amsterdam, Netherlands. On behalf of Elsevier, he recently attended the Next Einstein Forum in Rwanda, where he made a presentation pertaining to data science and moderated other workshops also pertaining to data science. Also, he participated in evaluating projects/companies that were presented by different African innovators. Previously, Dr. Osemeke U. Osokogu coordinated various tasks within a global European Union-funded project that was focused on improving the safety of medicines and vaccines in children. Currently, he is collaborating on various projects. He is good at managing teams while also learning from colleagues. He is an effective communicator.
Dr. Osemeke U. Osokogu graduated from the University of Benin, Nigeria, and practiced across various medical specialties in Nigeria. In 2009, he completed a year’s training in Statistics at the University of Hasselt, Belgium. In 2010, he completed a Master’s degree in Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) at Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. Alongside, he obtained Postgraduate Certificates in Advanced Methodologies and Communication. In 2013, he obtained the European Joint Master’s degree in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology, jointly offered by six institutions and coordinated by University of Bordeaux, France. From 2011 to 2017, he was a Scientific Researcher at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, focusing on disease occurrence and drug effects in children. Alongside, he obtained a PhD (in 2017) in Pharmacoepidemiology and Medical Informatics awarded by Erasmus University, Netherlands.
Dr. Osemeke U. Osokogu has published scientific papers and peer-reviewed scientific papers for international journals. He is a member of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), International Society for Pharmacovigilance (ISOP) and Drug Information Association (DIA).