Amaechi Dennis

Associate Professor(Biochemistry)
February 18, 1984

About Candidate

The World Bank Group’s Development Impact(DIME)                                                       2023

Certificate in Manage Successful Field Research Course

(Covering preparing for impactful research, ensuring impactful field research

Acquiring primary and secondary data and ensuring data quality).


Digital Bridge Institute

Certificate in Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions                                   2020

Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS).                                                                                          2020

Veritas University, Abuja

Certificate for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults                                                             2020

Advanced Teaching Certificate in Education                                                                                        2018

YALI (Young African Leaders Initiative) Network

Online certificate in Fundamentals of Personal Money Management.                                                  2020

Online certificate in fundamentals of grant writing                                                                               2018

Online certificate in Agriprenuership: A path to the future                                                                    2018

University of Milano, Italy

Online Certificate in Entrepreneurship                                                                                                  2017


Work Experience
Margaret Lawrence University                                                                                   2023- Present

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical

Sciences, Paul Odili College of Medical Sciences.


Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of Department

§  To advise on curriculum development.

§  To Protect academic standards, encourage research, book publishing and

Departmental book collection

§  Responsible for everyday administration of the academic affairs of the


§  Directing and supervision of teaching and research as well as community services;

and to administer departmental matters concerning annual reports and preparation

Of annual estimates of both recurrent and capital expenditure.

§  Reviewing articles in both local and international journals (I have reviewed over 260 articles in Publons).

§  Editorial board member, American Journal of Biomedical and Life sciences.

§  Editorial board member , International Engineering journal for research and Development.

§  Assistant Editor of International Journal of Applied Chemical and Biological Sciences.

§  Prime Editor, Journal of Applied health sciences and Medicine.

§  Prime Editor, Journal of Biomedicine and Biosensors

§  Successfully supervised undergraduate students.

§  Member, Scope Data base- International Advisory board.


Lowase Management Consulting                                                                                2023

Entreprenuer in residence and member

of  training program advisory council


Veritas University, Abuja.                                                                                          2017 – 2023

Lecturer , Research and ICT Coordinator (Biochemistry Department)

Faculty representative of Natural and Applied sciences on Veritas university draft academic calendar committee.

§  Departmental representative ,Veritas University Online Examination (VOEC).

§  Examination officer.

§  Supervision of Postgraduate diploma in Public health.

§  Course adviser for 400 level students.

§  Course coordinator of General studies (GST 115: History and Philosophy of science)

§  Publishing articles in both local and international journals.

§  Departmental SIWES co-ordinator.


Awards and Grants

2021 Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Institution Based Research ( IBR ) Grant.

Funding agency: Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND)

Grant reference: Institution Based Research ( IBR ) Grant.

Research institution: University of Abuja

Principal investigators: Prof. Bukola Catherine Akin-Ossanaiye

Co-investigators: Dr. Dennis Amaechi, Dr. Flora Uguanyanwu

Secondary institutions: Veritas University Abuja


Vice Chancellor’s prize on publication in International journals.

Claim Processing Excellence (CPE), Cape Town, South Africa.                          2017-2020

Non-executive Director (Chairman Board of Directors)

§  Monitoring the execution of companies projects.

§  Monitoring and supervising company’s recruitment.

§  Carrying out such functions as pertaining to board members in the supervision of the management of the business and affairs of the company.


Success Amazon College,Igando, Lagos.                                                             2013-2015

Tutor (Chemistry and Biology)

§  Preparing lesson notes.

§  Teaching Students.

§  Marking Assignments, Test and Exam Scripts.

§  Observing and Monitoring Students Development Pattern.


Government Science College, Gurara, Niger State.                                       2010-2011

Form Master -Nysc (Chemistry)

§  Preparing lesson notes.

§  Teaching Students.

§  Marking Assignments, Test and Exam Scripts.

§  Observing and Monitoring Students Development Pattern.


Wesley Tutorial , Lagos.                                                                                           2006-2010

Lesson Coordinator

§  Organizing tutorials for pre-medicine students at the Lagos State University.

§  Checking up on students progress.



Badagry General Hospital, Badagry, Lagos.                                                          2008


Received training on how to carry out

§  Parasitological Test

§  Haematological Test

§  Microbiological Test

§  Biochemical Test

§  Virological Test (using CD4 facs count machine).

Assisting the hospital staff in carrying out tests.




University of Calabar

PhD in Clinical Biochemistry

Work & Experience



June 13, 2024
Margaret Lawrence University

Senior Lecturer