Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer
Research Fellow and Senior LecturerIrrua Specialist Teaching Hospital
Research interests: Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers, Zoonotic and Arboviral Diseases, Capacity Building
Deborah Ehichioya is currently a Research Fellow at the Training and Clinical Trial Centre at Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Irrua, Nigeria. She is also a Faculty member at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria, where she teaches courses in Microbiology. Dr. Ehichioya has worked on several research projects on viral hemorrahagic fevers. Her doctoral and postdoctoral studies were on the molecular epidemiology of Lassa fever in Nigeria, where she sought to provide insight into the distribution and transmission of Lassa virus across Nigeria. Her research interest is in developing and deploying diagnostics for zoonotic and arboviral diseases of public health relevance in Nigeria. Dr. Ehichioya also has a passion for training and mentoring young researchers in science.