Welcome Address

  • Daprim S. Ogaji

    MBBS (UPH), MQI (Helsinki), PhD (Manchester), MNIM, FMCPH, FISQua

    Centre Leader

Dear Prospective Students and Visitors,
A warm welcome to the Africa Centre of Excellence for Public Health and Toxicological Research in the University of Port Harcourt. Our mission at PUTOR is to congregate highly skilled human resource from within and outside our university; build a robust resource of highly skilled and motivated public health professionals who are equipped with current knowledge, skills and competencies required to improve the practice of public health, nutrition, toxicology and midwifery/child health nursing; produce cutting–edge research projects to solve public health issues arising from oil and gas activities. PUTOR works with several academic, sector and industry partners and are generously supported by our host institution and country.

All our graduate programmes are designed for students with strong academic records, creative minds who desire to acquire the necessary skills and experiences that would prepare them for leadership roles in public health and toxicology.

Students enrolled in our competitive programmes are provided multi-disciplinary and highly motivated team of local and international supervisors as well as other logistical supports to ensure that their thesis are completed in record time. Innovations, patents and commercialisation of research outputs are also strongly encouraged. Importantly, all our programmes are designed with periods of internship to enhance our production of industry/sector-ready professionals

We deploy e-learning and classroom modes of teaching/learning with strong emphasis on competency-based, self-directed, blended learning, quality culture and application of a range of technology-based educational applications meant to enhance pedagogical effectiveness.

We hope that as you explore our website you will gain insights into the many opportunities that are available in our Centre and the University of Port Harcourt. We would be delighted to welcome your person and show you around our Centre. Please do not hesitate to contact us on info@aceputoruniport.edu.ng if you would like to receive further information.