Doctor Obianuju Ozoh

PATS MECOR Co-Deputy Director

Pulmonologist & Senior Lecturer, University of Lagos, Nigeria 

Dr Uju Ozoh is a Pulmonologist and Senior Lecturer at the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Dr Ozoh obtained her medical degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. She has a fellowship in pulmonology from the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. She obtained further clinical training and experience as a pulmonologist at the Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa and from the sleep medicine program of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, USA. 

Her areas of research interest include airway diseases, pulmonary complications of respiratory exposures and chronic medical conditions as well as tobacco epidemiology and obstructive sleep apnea. 

She is currently exploring the health effects of household kerosene use in Nigeria. Dr Ozoh is an executive member of the Nigerian Thoracic Society and is committed to improving the practice of respiratory medicine in Nigeria through research, advocacy and capacity building.