Lucky Onofa Umukoro, M.Sc, FWACP

Former Global Mental Health Scholar

Dr. Onofa Lucky Umukoro (MB: BS, M.SC (Epidemiology), FWACP, MNIM) is Chief Consultant Psychiatrist to the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He acquired clinical and academic competence through his training at the West African College of Physicians, the Clinical Programme in Rehabilitation & Community Psychiatry at East London NHS Trust, and through postgraduate research at the Department of Epidemiology & Medical Statistics of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Lucky works in the General Adult, Rehabilitation, Primary Care, and Community Psychiatry Unit of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital. He worked with Dr. Timothy Adebowale, the Ag. Provost/Medical Director of the hospital in the coordination, development, and roll-out of Aro Primary Care Mental Health Programme (APCMHP) for Ogun State, with a population of about 4 million. He is also actively involved in mental health teaching and training of medical students, resident doctors and other health professionals, and is a resource person to both the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Physicians.
Additionally, Lucky is an illustrator and presenter of research papers at several local and international conferences, having published in reputable peer-reviewed journals. He is Chairman, Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Aro Hospital Chapter, and a member of the faculty for implementation of the WHO field trials for the International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision in Nigeria.

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