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Dick Waobianyi Emuchay

Dick Waobianyi Emuchay, Nigerian physician, former university chancellor. Member Manchester Medical Society, Ndoki Union (president), Azumini Welfare Association (vice president), Society Advancement Igbo Language (patron).

Background

  • Emuchay, Dick Waobianyi was born on August 5, 1919 in Azumini, Nigeria. Son of Fred Okere and Nwoji (Osuagwu) Emuchay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University St. Andrews (Scotland), 1949. Diploma tropical medicine and hygiene, Liverpool (England) University, 1953.

    Career

    • General practice medicine, Lancashire, England, 1949-1950. House surgeon, then senior house surgeon Leigh Infirmary, Lancashire, 1950-1952, gynecological house surgeon, 1952-1954. Medical officer rural areas, Aba, Nigeria, 1955-1958, General Hospital, Degema, 1958-1959, Maternity Hospital, Aba, 1959-1961.

      Proprietor, medical superintendent Cottage Hospital, Azumini, 1961-1972, medical director, since 1983. Chairman Public Service Commission East Central State, Enugu, 1972-1976, Imo State, Owerri, 1976-1981. Pro-chancellor, chairman governing council Imo State University, 1981-1983.

    Membership

    Member Manchester Medical Society, Ndoki Union (president), Azumini Welfare Association (vice president), Society Advancement Igbo Language (patron).

    Connections

    • Married Christiana Nne Alali, August 4, 1936.
    • father: Fred Okere Emuchay
    • mother: Nwoji (Osuagwu) Emuchay
    • spouse: Christiana Nne Alali
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    Born August 5, 1919
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