Uwom Okereke Eze, MBBS, FWACP, FCPath (ECSA), MForensMed (Melbourne), DipCrim, MSc, LCS, is a Forensic Pathologist and Clinical Forensic Physician and has expertise in Legal, Criminology and Security Psychology, and Organizational Leadership.
His professional interests and competencies encompass Forensic Death Investigation, Management of the Dead, including Disaster Victim Identification (DVI), Forensic Injury Evaluation and Interpretation, Management of Sexual Violence and Child Abuse, Evaluation of Medicolegal Systems, Expert Witnessing, and Professional Ethics. He develops relevant course content designed to address practical needs in each context. From 2015 to 2019, he was a Regional Forensic Coordinator on international forensic missions to the Middle East and South Asia with a global organization based in Geneva.
Meanwhile, Dr Eze has worked as a consultant for over 12 years and is currently Chief Consultant Forensic Pathologist and Head of the Forensic Medicine Unit, Department of Pathology, at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. His professional experience and engagements span across countries in Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, Australia, the UK, and the US, and he has variously functioned as a lecturer, facilitator, trainer, and supervisor for undergraduate medical students and postgraduate students and professionals in Forensic Science, Pathology, and related courses. In 2016, he served on the United Nations Forensics Working Group in Geneva on The Revised United Nations Manual on the Effective Prevention and Investigation of Extra-legal, Arbitrary, and Summary Executions, also known as The Minnesota Protocol on the Investigation of Potentially Unlawful Death.
Dr Eze is a Justice of the Peace (JP) and holds leadership positions in local and international professional associations. He is currently the Chairman of the College of Nigerian Pathologists (CNP) Oyo State Chapter and the President of the African Society of Forensic Medicine (ASFM), the Pan-African Association for forensic medicine and science practitioners.