The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has announced the appointment of Professor Peter Achunike Akah, as the ‘Acting’ Vice Chancellor of Imo State University Owerri (IMSU).
The newly appointed IMSU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Achunike Akah, as gathered by Mentorslinks, was born on November 3, 1957, and a lecturer in the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
He is a member of the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN) and a Fellow of the Academy of Science (FAS), and has been a permanent member of the Senate of UNN since 1995, and a member of many faculty and University committees.
He is also an adjunct professor and Head Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Imo State University since 2006.
One time Visiting Professor at the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja, (1994-2000).
He has served as an adjunct professor of Pharmacology at the University of Uyo, Uyo and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, as well as a Consultant Pharmacologist to UNDP, NIPRD and NAFDAC.
He has published more than 200 papers and 5 books and 21 book chapters in his subject area, and has presented more than 50 papers in many national and international conferences.
He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Medicinal Plants Research (JMPR), African Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (AJOPRED) and Continental Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CJPS).
He bagged his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1980. Bagged his MSc in 1982, and PhD in 1984 Pharmacology, Ibadan.
He is from Okporo in Orlu Senatorial Zone of Imo State, Nigeria.