UNIBEN Deputy VC Wins 2022 May & Baker Award For…

Prof. dr. Ray Ozolua

November 05 (THEWILL) – The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), University of Benin, Prof. Ray Ozolua, has won the competitive and coveted May & Baker Professional Excellence and Service Award in Pharmacy for 2022.

The university announced this on Saturday in a statement from its Public Relations department in Benin.

The award was presented to the don in Jos, Plateau, at the 2022 Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.

Ozolua is professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He began his academic career in April 1993 as a Graduate Assistant at the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Benin, where he became a professor in October 2011.

Prof Ozolua has served as an advisor to the Federal Ministry of Health, Pharmacies Council of Nigeria, Partnership for Transforming Health Systems 2 (PATHS-2), Medical Sciences for Health (MSH) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), among others.

He was actively involved in the development of national pharmacovigilance policies, standard treatment guidelines and essential medicine.

Prof Ozolua is a member of many professional and scientific societies such as the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, the Nigeria Association of Pharmacists in Academia and the West African Society for Pharmacology.

He is a Fellow of the West African Society for Pharmacology (FWASP) and a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN).

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