Obinna is a Nigerian Medical Doctor, Public Health Enthusiast, Fellow of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Co-Founder of Impact Driven Young Leaders (IDYL) Initiative and Postgraduate Student - MSc Public Health and Health Promotion at Robert Gordon University.
Obinna is a Nigerian Medical Doctor, Public Health Enthusiast, Fellow of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Co-Founder of Impact Driven Young Leaders (IDYL) Initiative and Postgraduate Student - MSc Public Health and Health Promotion at the Robert Gordon University (RGU).
During his five-year career prior to becoming a student at RGU, Obinna has worked as a:
Senior Associate, Direct Consulting and Logistics (DCL) in Abuja Nigeria where he provided programmatic support to the Government of Nigeria on immunization and primary health care (PHC) system strengthening through Nigerian projects of Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Centre (IVAC).
Technical/Personal Assistant to a Commissioner for Health in Imo State Nigeria where he supported in policymaking, health supervisory and political roles of the Commissioner.
Medical Officer at Naval Medical Centre in Sapele, Delta State Nigeria where he provided healthcare services to the officers, ratings, civilian Staff, and other patients from the host community as a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member.
Intern House Officer at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital in River State Nigeria where he provided clinical management of patients in a tertiary health setting.
Volunteer Medical Doctor at Holy Trinity Catholic Church Sick bay, Abuja Nigeria where he provided free healthcare on Saturdays for poor members of his community.
He attended University of Port Harcourt Medical School where he obtained his MBBS in 2011 and then passed his Primary Fellowship of Faculty of Anaesthesia of the West African College of Surgeons in 2013. Obinna participated in a 6-weeks public management class (Academic Leadership Institute) at University of Wisconsin – Madison, U.S.A. in 2016 as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship. He has online short course certifications in Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management (University of Virginia), Health in Humanitarian Crisis (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Vaccinology (Pasteur Institute France and the Cnam) and Fostering Change in Health Service (Global Health eLearningCenter).
Obinna is a Student Member of Royal Society for Public Health (FSPH); Friend of the Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (CoMO); Member of National Immunization Financing Task Team (NIFT) Nigeria; Member of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and Member of the All Progressive Congress (APC). In the past, he served as the Content Developer of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Face2face Group Abuja; Member of the 2012 Physician Week Planning Committee of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Rivers State Chapter; President of Health Community Development Service group, NYSC Sapele Zone; and Assistant Secretary of the Student Union Government (SUG), University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Obinna is single, a devout Catholic and loves soccer.