Dr Emmanuel Okpo

Dr Emmanuel Okpo
Dr Emmanuel Okpo
Dr Emmanuel Okpo


Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Room G41 Summerfield House, NHS Grampian, 2 Eday road Aberdeen AB15 6RE

School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition


Emmanuel Okpo is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine at the National Health Service (NHS) Grampian and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Public Health at the University of Aberdeen.

Dr Okpo has over 17 years of clinical and public health experience in Africa and the UK. In his current role as Consultant in Public Health Medicine, he is responsible for prevention and control of gastrointestinal infections and foodborne diseases, zoonoses, emerging infections, sexual health, blood borne Viruses (Hepatitis B & C, HIV/AIDS) and healthcare associated infection. His research interest includes infectious disease epidemiology, infection prevention & control, maternal and child health in developing countries.

He is committed to training and developing the public and global health workforce of the future. Currently he is the Public Health Specialist Training Programme Coordinator for NHS Grampian and also a tutor on the University of Aberdeen MSc Public Health and Global Health courses. He also participates in teaching undergraduate medical students.

He attended medical school in Nigeria, obtained a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam and Fellowship in Public Health Medicine in the UK.


Teaching Responsibilities

As a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in public health I am involved with both undergraduate and postgraduate medical teaching.

I contribute to:

  • Lectures and assessments of Year 4 MBCHB student (communicable disease and paediatric block)
  • MSc Public Health and Health Services Research and MSc Global Health and Management courses.
  • Supervision (Thesis) and assessing undergraduate and postgraduate students

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