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Dick Waobianyi Emuchay

physician , university chancellor

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