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Obieze Nwanna - Nzewunwa, MBBS, MS

Obieze Nwanna - Nzewunwa, MBBS, MS

Maine Medical Center, Surgery

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  • University of California, San Francisco, M.S., Global Health Sciences, 2015
  • University of Nigeria, Enugu, M.B.B.S. Medicine & Surgery, 2009
  • UCSF Institute of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy Fellowship 2016
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Global Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Prehospital Trauma Care
  • Health Systems and Health Policy
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • International Trauma Life Support
  • Offshore Medical Officer: Occupational Health and Safety
  • Igbo

Dr. Obieze Nwanna-Nzewunwa was a surgical research fellow at the UCSF Center for Global Surgical Studies until July 2018. Dr. Nwanna-Nzewunwa is currently a surgery resident at the Maine Medical Center.

He has worked in the private, public, and nonprofit health care delivery sectors as a physician and is passionate about promoting and providing access to quality lifesaving surgical care in developing and resource-limited settings. Leveraging his research, clinical expertise, and experience working in low- and middle-income settings, Dr. Obieze aspires to make affordable and safe essential surgical care available in developing settings.

Dr. Obieze's research expertise and interests include qualitative and quantitative methods, health economics, health systems and policy research, trauma, and prehospital trauma care.

  1. Alain Chichom Mefire, Obieze. C. Nwanna-Nzewunwa, Isabelle Feldhaus, Rochelle A. Dicker, Catherine Juillard: Key findings from a prospective trauma registry at a Regional Hospital in Southwestern Cameroon, Academic Surgical Congress, 2017
  2. O. C. Nwanna-Nzewunwa, M. Ajiko, F. Kirya, C. Juillard, R. A. Dicker et al. Using mixed methods to comprehensively assess processes of surgical care delivery. Academic Surgical Congress, 2016
  3. O. C. Nwanna – Nzewunwa, A. C. Nwankpa Epidemiology of Childhood Diarrheal Illnesses in the Niger- Delta Region of Nigeria, Annals of Global Health, 2016
  4. O.C. Nwanna – Nzewunwa, B. C. Ajuonuma. A five-year comparative analysis of gender epilepsies at Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. Abstract in: International League Against Epilepsy, Nigeria Chapter, 2010.
  5. B.C. Ajuonuma B, O. C. Nwanna – Nzewunwa. An Overview of traumatic Brain injury at Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. Abstract in: Orient Neuroscience Society, 2010.
  6. Nwanna-Nzewunwa O et al. Assessing the determinants and factors affecting Psychological and Emotional stress among Medical Students of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. Thesis.


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