Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

Staff Profile

Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

Dr. John Chima Ndubuisi

Research Interest

General Microbiology/Medical Microbiology(Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Parasitology and Entomology).

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Biography

Dr. John Chima Ndubuisi obtained his Ph.D. and MSc in Medical Microbiology from the Ahmadu Bello University (A.B.U), Zaria in November 2017, and 2011 respectively. He also obtained the Fellow (FMLSCN, Medical Parasitology, and Entomology) and Associate (AMLSCN, Medical Microbiology) of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) in January 2011 and December 2008 respectively. Before qualifying as an Associate/Fellowship member of the Council, Dr. J.C. Ndubuisi had obtained his BSc (Hons) in Industrial Microbiology from the Imo State University, Owerri in 2003.

John Chima Ndubuisi (FMLSCN, Ph.D.) was the pioneer Head of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Medicine, Federal University of Lafia. Before joining the Federal University of Lafia as a lecturer, Dr. J.C. Ndubuisi worked as a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Nasarawa State University, Keffi. He also worked with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health and rose to the rank of Principal Medical Laboratory Scientist before joining academia.

With his doctoral thesis on ‘Molecular Characterization of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus spp. Isolated from Patients and the Hospital Environment in some Hospitals in Abuja, Nigeria’ he desires to continue his research work in the area of medical microbiology/infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance genes, and public health.

Dr. J.C. Ndubuisi is a Fellow of the International Association of Mentors and Quality Improvement Expert (IAMQiE),  Member of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM), and former world outreach student member of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). He has published some articles in national and international journals with many local and international conference paper presentations.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals