Jervas Ekezie, PhD

Department of Anatomy
Federal University of Technology
PMB, Owerri, Ihiagwa, Nigeria



• (2012) Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria PhD
• (2006) AhmaduBelloUniversity, Zaria, MSc Human Anatomy
• (2000) AhmaduBelloUniversity, Zaria, BSc Human Anatomy
• (2008) Nigerian institute for Biomedical Engineering, Professional Certificate
• (2008) Nigerian institute for Biomedical Engineering, Professional Diploma


• (2015) Ag HOD Anatomy Coordination, Research & Teaching
• (2013) Senior Lecturer Department of Prosthesis and Orthotics, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Bio anthropology, Forensic anthropology, Muscular skeletal system disorder, Neuro Anatomy, Studies on visceral organs.

Scientific Activities


• Member, Neuroscience Society of Nigeria
• Member, Society of Experimental and Clinical Anatomists of Nigeria (SECAN)
• Member, Anatomical Society of Nigeri (ASN)
• Member Nigeria Institute for Biomedical engineering
• Member, Health Promotion Research Association of Nigeria
• Member, Nigerian Society for Quality Assurance


1. Opara AU, Uloneme GC, Nwankpa P, Akukwu D, Ekezie J. Prevalence of Some Identified Prostate Problems among People Resident In Imo State, Nigeria. Int J Res & Dev Org. 2015; 2(10): 1-8
2. Ekezie J, Anibeze CIP, Anyanwu GE, Uloneme GC. Prediction of Stature from Somatometry of the Left Hand in Igbos. NigeriaJ Forensic Res. 2015; S3. doi: 10.4172/2157-7145.S3-005
3. Ekezie J. Foot Anthropometry: A Forensic and Prosthetic Application. Inter J. Sc and Res. 2015; 2319-7064.
4. Ekezie J, Anibeze CIP, Uloneme GC, Anyanwu GE. Height Estimation of the Igbos Using Cephalo-Facial Anthropometry. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol. App.Sci. 2015; 4(6): 305-316.
5. Uloneme GC, Eberendu IF, Ekezie J Ibebuike JE. Comparative study on colour vision impairments in diabetic and hypertensive patients in Imo State, Nigeria. J Med Sc and Clin Res. 2015.
6. Agbasi PU, Ugwu AC, Ekezie J, Anichere CI. Histocyto-architechtural changes of wister rats spleen exposed to photographic fixer effluent. Asian J. Pharm Clin Res. 2015; 8(4).
7. Ukibe SN, Ugorji TN, Ikeakor LC, et al. Epidemiology and pattern of osteoarthritis at Ogbaku, Imo State University Hospital Annex, Mbaitoli Local Government Area, Imo State, Southeast , Nigeria. Br J. Med & Med Res. 2015; 7 (10): 827-832. doi: 10.9734/bjmmr/2015/16344
8. Uloneme GC1, Agu GC, Ekezie J. Albinistic Refractive Challenges: a Case Study of People Living with Albinism Resident in Owerri Metropolis in Nigeria. Am. J. Pharm & Heal Res. 2014; 78-82
9. Onyemaechi NOC, Anyanwu EG, Obikili EN, Ekezie J. Anatomical Basis for Surgical Approaches to the Hip. Ann Med Health Sc Res. 2014; 4: 487-494. doi: 10.4103/2141-9248.139278
10. Jervas E, Ikechukwu Patrick AC, Chinedu AF, Emeka AG, Kingsely OC. Stature estimation using right digits and palm length in IGBO population, Nigeria. Ann Bioanthropol. 2014;2:23-8. doi:10.4103/2315-7992.143405
11. Ekezie J, Obiegbus SC, Tukuru PE, Alimnonu CE, Uloneme GC. Distribution of spinal deformities/diseases by age and sex Aba and Owerri, Nigeria. J. of Exp. Research. 2014; 2(2): 12-17.
12. Uloneme GC, Ezejindu DN, Agbasi PU, Ekezie J. Cytoarchitectural changes in mammary gland tissues of lactating albino rats treated with aqueous solution of alligator pepper (Elettaria cardomum). Int. J of clinical pharmacology. 2014; 1-6.
13. Onwukamuche CK, Ekezie J, Anyanwu GE, Nwaiwu CO, Agu AU. Mechanisms of hip fracture in Owerri, Nigeria, and its associated variables. Annals of Health Sciences and research. 2013; 3(2): 229-232.
14. Ugwu AC, Agwu KK, Agbasi P, Umeh E, Imo AO, Ekezie J. Cholecystokinetic effect of azithromycin on heathy subject: A placebo-controlled crossover study. World J. of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013; 2(6): 4435-4442.
15. Ukaibe SN, Ezeji CU, Jervas E. Epidemiology and distribution of polo induced deformities in Okigwe South Local Government area, Imo State, South-East Nigeria. Orient J of Medicine. 2013; 45-49.
16. Ekezie J, Emeka G Anyanwu, Danborno B, Onwukamuche CK. Anthropometric study on the effect of social scale on adiposity and blood pressure of married Igbo women in Nigeria. J. Expt. and Clin Anat. 2012; (1): 49-54. 17. Ekezie J, Onwukamuche C.K., Ndubusi O.C (2012): Lower limb amputations: study of indications in hospitals in South Eastern Nigeria. J. Expt. and Clin Anat. (1) 55-59. 18. Ukibe SN, Nnolum PO,Ekezie J, Okeke C, Ukibe NR. Mbanugo. Epidemiology of road traffic accident in Owerri, Imo state, South East Nigeria. Trop. J. Med Res. 2011; 15(2): 35-38 19. Ekezie J. Onwukamuche C.K. Emeka G Anyanwu, Ugochukwu AI. (2011): Incidence of fall related hip fractures among elderly persons in Owerri, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2011; 3(3): 110=114.
20. Emeka G Anyanwu, Ekezie J, Danborno B, Ugochukwu AI. Body size and adiposity indicators and their relationship with blood pressure levels in Ibos of Nigeria. Nig J Med. 2011; 20: 44-51.
21. Ekezie J, Emeka G Anyanwu, Danborno B, Ugochukwu AI. Impact of urbanization on obesity, anthropometric profile and blood pressure in the Igbos of Nigeria. North Am J Med Sci. 2011; 3: 242-246. doi: 10.4297/najms.2011.3242
22. Okeke CU, Braide S, Ekezie J, Okwandu BN. The influence of age on lipid profile among women taking hormonal contraceptive. Int J Biol Chem Sci. 2011; 5: 840-844.doi: 10.4314/ijbcs.v5i2.72161
23. Ekezie J, Onwukamuche CK, Nwanwume IC. Hip fractures in Owerri, Nigeria: Comparison of incidence in Urban and Rural Areas. J Pub Hlth Sci Tech. 2010; 1: 63-67. doi: 10.4103/2141-9248.113667
24. Agbasi PU, Abanobi OC, Nweke IN, et al. Effects of Selective Cytooxygenase-2 Inhibitors on Blood Sugar Level and Haematological Indices of Albino Rats: Focus on Nimesulide. J Pub Hilt Sci Tech. 2010; 1: 31-40.
25. Anyanwu GE , Ekezie J, Danborno B, Ugochukwu AI. Impact of education on obesity and blood pressure in developing countries: A study on the Ibos of Nigeria. North Am J Med Sci. 2010; 2: 320-324. doi: 10.4297/najms.2010.2320
26. Ekezie J, Adebise SS, Danborno B. The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposiy and Blood Pressure of the Ibos of Nigeria. Inter J. of Med. 2009; 4:7-14.
27. Jervas E, Barnabas D, Emeka AG, Osondu N. Sex Differences and Relationship between Blood Pressure and Age among the Ibos of Nigeria. Inter J of Bio Anthrop. 2010; 3: 1-6.
28. Anyanwu GE, Ozoemena FN, Esom EA, Ekezie J. Unusual Formation of the Median Nerve at the Level of the distal half of the Arm. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Anatomy. 2009; 8(1): 40-42. doi: 10.4314/jeca.v8i1.48035
29. Ekezie J, Adebise SS, Danborno B. Anthropometric study on the influence of sex and marital status on the adiposity and blood pressure of the Igbo. Bio and Env Sc J for Tropics. 2008; 6(1): 70-75.
30. Ekezie J, Danborno B. Spousal Similarities and Differences in Physical and Cultural Traits among the Igbo ethnic group in Nigeria. Inter J Bio Anthrop. 2008; 1-9.
31. Jervas E, Anele TI, Iwuoha G, Eke CC, Osuchukwu IW. Cephalic index of the igbos, Nigeria. Anthropol Open J. 2016; 1(1): 23-26. doi: 10.17140/ ANTPOJ-1-105