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Rufus Nnaeto Onyemelukwe

physician

Rufus Nnaeto Onyemelukwe, Nigerian physician. Fellow West African College Physicians, Public Health Nigeria Medical Council, 1974; Member Nigerian Medical Association, British Medical Association (overseas; Member Anglican Church.; Club: Rotary (Enugu).

Background

Onyemelukwe, Rufus Nnaeto was born on April 9, 1916 in Nnewichi, Nnewi, Nigeria. Son of Emmanuel Ifechelobi and Elizabeth Ijeukwu (Ngonadi) Onyemelukwe.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Edinburgh, 1944. Doctor of Tropical Medicine, University Liverpool, 1946, D.T.H., 1946. Diploma in Public Health, Institute Public Health, London, 1947.

Master of Public Health, University California, Berkeley, 1960. Resident medical officer Sherbourne Hospital, Durham, England, 1945. Medical officer Government Nigeria, 1947-1952, medical officer of health, 1952-1956, specialist hygienist, 1957-1962, senior specialist hygienist, 1962-1966, chief consultant, 1966-1971.

Senior consultant University Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria, 1971-1985. Medical adviser Anglican Diocese of Enugu.

Membership

Fellow West African College Physicians, Public Health Nigeria Medical Council, 1974. Member Nigerian Medical Association, British Medical Association (overseas. Member Anglican Church.

Club: Rotary (Enugu).

Connections

Married Nwego Ukegbu, August 6, 1949. Children– Adaku, Chinyelu, Chizoba, Udoka, Ogechukwu, Raluchukwu, Chinekwu, Chidiebele, Ifeatu.

father:
Emmanuel Ifechelobi Onyemelukwe

mother:
Elizabeth Ijeukwu (Ngonadi) Onyemelukwe

spouse:
Nwego Ukegbu

children:
Adaku Onyemelukwe

Chinyelu Onyemelukwe

Chizoba Onyemelukwe

Udoka Onyemelukwe

Ogechukwu Onyemelukwe

Raluchukwu Onyemelukwe

Chinekwu Onyemelukwe

Chidiebele Onyemelukwe

Ifeatu Onyemelukwe