Of Nigerian origin, Dr. Onyebuchi Chris Ifediora (MBBS, MPH, FRACGP, HMS-SEAL) is an Associate Professor of Medicine based in Australia. He obtained his primary medical degree from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Medical School, Nigeria, and later added to it a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
As at August 2021, he has received over a dozen national and international awards, including those from from Rotary International, the World Peace Advocates (an affiliate of the UN), the Nigerian Bar Association, the Nigerian Independent Media Practitioners and the Association of Global Youths. Details of these, and his more than a dozen awards, are available HERE.
He is an “Eminent Peace Ambassador”, an international recognition from the “International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA)”. IAWPA is a global NGO affiliated with the United Nations Global Compact, a body established in 2000 by the United Nations under its former Secretary-General, Kofi Anan.
He is a Harvard-certified healthcare leader, and holds an Associate Alumunus status with the prestigious Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States of America. His times at Harvard can be watched HERE.
Currently, he is a practising Family Physician, as well as a Medical Educator, Examiner and Supervisor for General Practice Registrars with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
In August 2017, Dr. Ifediora was elected as a Faculty Board Member of the RACGP, Queensland, Australia.
As an Associate Professor, he also contributes to the teaching of medical students at the Griffith University School of Medicine, Gold Coast, Australia.