Dr. Ahjoku Amadi-Obi is an accomplished Physician/Scientist with over 20 years professional experience spanning Africa, Europe and North America. He started his career in University of Lagos Nigeria where he trained in medicine. Before moving to Ireland for postgraduate training he was part of the team in the Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria that coordinated the national eradication of River blindness and Schistosomiasis. In Ireland he trained in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine and was awarded Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
He subsequently moved to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA where his research in Molecular Immunology led to award winning peer-reviewed publications in high impact medical journals. He is currently a research fellow in telemedicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where his interest include understanding how the use of wearable technology during pre-hospital care can improve care in life threatening medical emergencies.