Renal Physician Ibi Erekosima has recently been appointed visiting Professor of Medicine and Medical Education to the University of Port Harcourt Medical School in recognition of his contributions to education and research. He has helped set up the postgraduate degree programme in medical education at the university.
He is also an Honorary Lecturer/Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow at The University of Manchester and an active member of the international committee of the UK Kidney Association supporting training, education, and research in low and middle-income countries.
As a Renal Physician, he provides general nephrology, pre-dialysis, and dialysis services at Salford with medical support to the satellite haemodialysis units in Rochdale and Oldham. His research interests are in pre-dialysis care, haemodialysis, and preventive nephrology with emphasis on early detection and screening of chronic kidney disease, and the links between cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension, presenting at international conferences and publishing in leading journals.
Professor Erekosima was awarded the internationally renowned Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) UK in recognition of his strategic influence as an educational leader in medical education in the UK and internationally.