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  • The Faculty has 44 members on its academic staff; they are either on full-time or sabbatical/adjunct appointments. In summary, the academic staff strength by departments is as follows:
    Medical Physiology - 12
    Medical Biochemistry - 16
    Human Anatomy - 16

    The Faculty also has 43 persons on its non- teaching staff; these include technologists, both senior and junior.

    Student Statistics
    The total student population is 525, distributed as follows:
  • The Faculty has recorded a number of achievements in the last five years.

    In May 2012, the Faculty faced its first accreditation exercise in all three programmes. The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Department of Human Anatomy were both denied accreditation while the Department of Medical Physiology got interim accreditation status. However, the University quickly put its house in order in this regard and invited the NUC back in April 2013; we are glad to report that the 2nd visit was successful as both the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Department of Human Anatomy got full accreditation status. Through the magnanimity of the University’s Management under
    the leadership of Professor Ene-Obong, the Faculty was able to get most of the labs equipped, especially the dissecting lab in Department of Human Anatomy. This, in a very great measure, contributed to accreditation of programmes in the faculty (See Tables 5 and 6).

    Campus Security
    The campus has enjoyed relative peace with its host community of Okuku, Abachor and Ugaga. Happily, cultism, the bane of many
    Nigerian universities, has been an absent phenomenon on our campus except shortly after the commencement of academic activities the campus. With the help of the security agencies, the culprits were arrested and the students involved were expelled. The traditional ruler of the host community has been of immense help in maintaining the security of the Campus community.