Professor Ekanem Ikpi Braide

Professor Braide holds a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology; a Masters and a Doctorate degree in Parasitology. She is currently a Consultant to the WHO and African Programme on Onchocerciasis Control (APOC). Professor Braide is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science. She is a recipient of many professional awards among which is the esteemed Jimmy/Roslyn Carter Award for outstanding dedication and achievement in the eradication of guinea worm in Nigeria. Professor Braide is the immediate past Vice Chancellor of the Cross River State University of Technology and of the Federal University, Lafia.