Dr Enembe Okokon
Enembe Okokon is from the southern part of Nigeria. He graduated from the University of Calabar, Nigeria, in 1999 with a degree in medicine and surgery. He later completed residency in Community Medicine in 2008. He has a master's degree in General Toxicology and Environmental Health Risk Assessment from the University of Eastern Finland. He also has a PhD in Environmental Physics, Health, and Biology from the same University.
Enembe lived in Kuopio, Finland, for 9 years and there he did his master's and doctoral studies. He had the opportunity to participate in several national and international research projects which were domicilled in the Environmental Health Unit of the Department of Health Protection, Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare. His previous research has focused on themes of air pollution and noise epidemiology, and exposure assessments. In this regard, together with his co-researchers, they have considered relationships between traffic related noise and air pollution and clinical endpoints such as insomnia, anxiety, depression, respiratory disease and cardiovascular disease.
Enembe has interests in statistical modelling, data mining, basic and advanced research synthesis. He is a lecturer at the University of Calabar where he provides lectures in community medicine to undergraduate medical students, and in epidemiology to master's and doctoral students. He is still a practicing clinician.
- Climate change and air pollution
- Climate change and urban health
- Traffic-related noise and particulate air pollution and cardiovascular disease
- Traffic-related noise and particulate air pollution and mental health