GALVESTON, TX, June 28, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Anthony Oritseretserundede Okorodudu, PhD, MBA has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With a plethora of experience at his disposal, Dr. Okorodudu has found much success in the department of pathology of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where he serves as a professor of pathology as well as the director of the department's sample management division, clinical chemistry division, client services, correctional managed care laboratories and pathology outreach laboratories. He further contributes to the same academic institution as an associate member of the experimental pathology graduate faculty, the director of the postdoctoral training program in clinical chemistry and a member of the medical staff of the University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals. Affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch for more than 30 years, Dr. Okorodudu previously excelled as a medical staff member of Medical Center Hospital of Bexar County from 1989 to 1990, a fellow and a clinical chemist in immunochemistry of the clinical chemistry division of Hartford Hospital from 1986 to 1988, a visiting scientist of the Dermatopathology Laboratory of New Jersey Medical School from 1984 to 1985 and a lecturer at the University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria.
Prior to embarking on his impressive career, Dr. Okorodudu pursued his education at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biological sciences in 1977. Obtaining a Doctor of Philosophy degree in pathology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1982, he later earned a Master of Science in management, computing and systems from the Houston Baptist University in Houston, Texas in 1997. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Okorodudu garnered a Master of Business Administration from Jones Graduate School at Rice University in 2007. He is an accomplished and widely published author as indicated by publication of more than 250 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, and abstracts. He is actively involved in research for the advancement of clinical laboratory medicine. His research focus is on the elucidation of the pathophysiology and immunopathology of intracellular ions in the pathology of drug-drug interactions, preeclampsia, and type II diabetes.
In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Okorodudu was presented with a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Graduate School of Biomedical Science of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2001, the Best Clinical Pathology Faculty Award from the pathology residents of the University of Texas Medical Branch, and Outstanding Leadership Awards from the board of directors of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry in 2006 and the board of directors of the Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry in 2009, among numerous other accolades. In 2011, he was appointed by the US Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve on the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (2011-2014). A diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a specialist in chemistry through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, he received a certificate in toxicological chemistry from the National Registry of Clinical Chemistry in 1993. Highly respected in his field, Dr. Okorodudu further flourished as a journal reviewer of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, The Journal of Pediatrics, Early Human Development, Health and Population in Developing Countries and Clinica Chimica Acta, as well as an editorial board member of the Journal of Point of Care Testing.
Dr. Okorodudu and his wife, Osato, are blessed with four children – Anthony E. Okorodudu, PhD (software developer), Anthonette Ayitey-Adjin, JD (magistrate judge), Daniel E. Okorodudu, MD (endocrinologist), and Dale O. Okorodudu, MD (pulmonologist/critical care).
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