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Chisolum Okafor studied Medicine and Surgery at the University of Nigeria Nsukka and obtained her MBBS degree from the same university.
Following her residency in Radiology at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi where she became a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons she became a consultant Radiologist in the University Teaching Hospital. In 2004 she became a university lecturer at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka and an Honorary consultant to the teaching hospital. Chisolum is also a lecturer in the Radiography Department and a postgraduate supervisor in the same department.
She is also a fellow of the international college of surgeons and an associate fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College. She has attended courses and fellowship programs in Fetomaternal Medicine and Musculoskeletal Imaging.
Chisolum is also interested in ethics in health research and is currently the ethics Chairperson of NAUTH.
She is currently involved in teaching medical students and training residents doctors.Interest Includes: Research interest in reproductive radiology; Prenatal Diagnosis of fetal anomaly, middle cerebral artery doppler in predicting fetal anemia, monitoring fetal well being with ultrasound, early diagnosis of obstetrics emergencies using radiologic imaging modalities, diagnosing tubal factors in infertility, estimating fetal weight by ultrasound.
Books Published
1. The pattern of hysterosalpingographic findings in women being investigated for infertility in Nnewi, Nigeria
CO Okafor, CI Okafor, OC Okpala, E Umeh
Nigerian journal of clinical practice 13 (3) 25 2010
2. Congenital teratoma of the face.
CI Okafor, CO Okafor, MA Odike
Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology: the journal of the Institute of … 7 2004
3. A Review of the Correlation between Clinical Diagnosis and Ultrasound Diagnosis in First Trimester Vaginal Bleeding
ME Aronu, CO Okafor, II Mbachu, US Iloraah, L Ikeako, CI Okafor
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research 8 (2) 1 2018
4. Evaluation of Indications of Saline Infusion Sonohysterography in a Private Hospital in Nigeria: A Retrospective Study
CO Okafor, CI Okafor, II Mbachu, IC Obionwu, ME Aronu
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH 12 (5), QC11-QC14 2018
5. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences 7 (6), 123-128 2018
Prolonged Retention of Foetal Bones Following Induced Abortion as a Possible Cause of Secondary Infertility: A Case Report
CI Okafor, CO Okafor, CO Ukah, IC Obionwu, VN Oguaka Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research 7 (6) 2017

Publications
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The pattern of hysterosalpingographic findings in women being investigated for infertility in Nnewi, Nigeria
CO Okafor, CI Okafor, OC Okpala, E Umeh
Nigerian journal of clinical practice 13 (3) 25 2010
Congenital teratoma of the face.
CI Okafor, CO Okafor, MA Odike
Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology: the journal of the Institute of … 7 2004
Prevalence of and attitude towards needlestick injuries among medical practitioners in Nnewi; South Eastern Nigeria
CI Okafor, DN Onwusulu, CO Okafor, EC Ihekwoaba, HN Chineke
Tropical Journal of Medical Research 13 (1) 4 2009
Large supralevator puerperal haematoma following a normal delivery
CI Okafor, CO Okafor, ME Nwankwo
Nigerian Journal of Medicine 21 (4), 472-473 3 2012
A Review of the Correlation between Clinical Diagnosis and Ultrasound Diagnosis in First Trimester Vaginal Bleeding
ME Aronu, CO Okafor, II Mbachu, US Iloraah, L Ikeako, CI Okafor
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research 8 (2) 1 2018
Unilateral absence of the Fallopian tube and ovary with ipsilateral renal agenesis
CO Okafor, CI Okafor, VN Oguaka, IC Obionwu
Nigerian Journal of Surgical Sciences 23 (1), 21 1 2013
The frequency of various indications for plain chest radiography in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi (Nauth)
OC Okpala, C Okafor, ME Aronu
Nigerian journal of clinical practice 16 (4) 1 2013
Synchronous retrograde and micturating cysto urethrography a modification
OC Okpala, C Okafor, ME Aronu
Afrimedic Journal 2 (2), 28-31 1 2011
Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: a case report
CO Okafor, OC Okpala, C Maduforo
Tropical Journal of Medical Research 8 (2), 60-63 1 2004
Evaluation of Indications of Saline Infusion Sonohysterography in a Private Hospital in Nigeria: A Retrospective Study
CO Okafor, CI Okafor, II Mbachu, IC Obionwu, ME Aronu
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH 12 (5), QC11-QC14 2018
Technique for Scanning Pelvic Organs C O, OKAFOR
HANDBOOK OF OBGYN CARE 2, 158-159 2018
Patient Preparation for Scanning C O, OKAFOR
HANDBOOK OF OBGYN CARE 2, 158-159 2018
Patterns of Plain Radiographic Findings among Patients with Chest Trauma in Awka, Nigeria
ME Aronu, CO Okafor, SI Udobi
International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences 7 (6), 123-128 2018
Prolonged Retention of Foetal Bones Following Induced Abortion as a Possible Cause of Secondary Infertility: A Case Report
CI Okafor, CO Okafor, CO Ukah, IC Obionwu, VN Oguaka
Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research 7 (6) 2017
Trans Abdominal ultrasound as tool in the diagnosis of Advanced Ovarian Tumours: A Review of 44 casas
OOC UMEH EO, OKAFOR C O, UKAH C O, UDIGWE G O
West African Journal of Ultrasound 15, 10-17 2014
Unusual Pulmonary Presentation of Wilms Tumour Metastasis detected by Abdominal Ultrasound with review of Literature.
OC Okpala O C, Okafor C O, Osuigwe A
Journal of Biomedical Investigation 8 (1), 50-52 2010
Ultrasound scan in Nigeria--the urgent need for standardized training/certification for operators and regulation of its practice.
CI Okafor, AC Eke, JC Etigbue, CO Okafor, M Aronu, DC Anyiam
Nigerian journal of medicine: journal of the National Association of … 2010
Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynaecology, In NAUTH HAND BOOK OF OBGYN CARE<<
OMO Okafor C. O, IKPEZE O C, OKAFOR C I
2009
Awareness of ionizing radiationamong medical students.
CO Okafor, GU Eleje
Tropical Journal of Medical Research 13 (1) 2009
Heterotopic pregnancy in a natural conception cycle: A case report
CI Okafor, CO Okafor
Nigerian Journal of Surgical Sciences 18 (2) 2008