Mr. Mark, Matthew Edet

Mr. Mark, Matthew Edet is a TECHNOLOGIST I in HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY Department, Faculty Of Basic Medical Sciences in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Mr. Mark, Matthew Edet

Staff Profile

Mr. Mark Matthew Edet hails from Mbiabong Ukan, Ikono local government area in Akwaibom state, Nigeria. He is a Baccalaureate degree (second class upper division) holder in Biochemistry, obtained from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike in 2017. over the years, post-university graduation, Mr. Mark has worked under the supervision of Prof. Joseph Ifeanyi Brian-D, former Director of Ekwueme Center for Multi-disciplinary Research (ECMR) and present Director of Center for Health and Allied Legal and Demographical Development Research and Training (CHALADDRAT) – all in Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Awka, as a personal administrative/research assistant partly voluntarily of which he gathered both administrative, managerial and research knowledge and skills that further gained him the opportunity to be employed in the university. He was officially appointed by the Vice-Chancellor of NAU as a technologist to serve in the department of Human Biochemistry and was also seconded to CHALADDRAT, in 2020. His interest in both basic and applied research as well as technical and statistical skills availed him the opportunity to co-author more than ten research publications in learned journals with his mentor, Prof. JIB Adinma. His publications are primarily centered on infectious diseases such as COVID-19, HIV, and malaria. He assays the biological molecules/ levels of some biological molecules in people living with infectious diseases, as well as understudied the helth impacts of some molecules like vitamin D and serum calcium on pregnant women and their effect on pregnancy-related outcomes. At the moment, he has attended more than 9 scientific conferences out of which he made 3 paper presentations at the conferences. Mr. Mark Matthew has, in addition, attended seminars and/or entrepreneurial workshops on human resources and skills acquisition, leadership, interpersonal relationship, grantsmanship training, and communication. In October 2020, he was selected and eventually participated in the EDTCP funded traineeship positions on the Design and Implementation of Cluster Randomized Trial for Evaluating Health Care Interventions: Experience of ARA Trial. He was not left out in the 2021 Advanced Online Literature Search Using Research4life Hinari and RevMan 5 software training organized by the NAU University Library unit in partnership with MLA Librarians without borders. He has been a member of the International Research Conference on 50 Years Post Nigerian Civil war, functioning under sub-committees as publication/scientific/publicity committee, logistics committee, and conference rapporteur committee. He was in his undergraduate school days elected as the public relation officer (PRO) in his state student’s union known as NAAKISS; a foundational president of the National Association of Ikono Students (NAIS). He is a registered member of PAC-Net Women’s Health and Youth Development Initiative, a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization. He is well experienced in computer windows exploration, use of Microsoft office tool packages such as Ms Word, Excel, Database, picture manager, etc., including special graphic software. He can also confidently use statistical tools such as SPSS, RevMan5.0 to perform basic and advanced statistical analysis.

Personal Information

Human Biochemistry, Faculty Of Basic Medical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

Social Profiles

Interest Areas

Academic Qualifications

Degrees / Basic Certificates
1Michael Okpara University. (Bachelor Degree, May, 2018)
November, 2013 to November, 2017
B.Sc. Biochemistry
2Michael Okpara University. (Bachelor Degree, May, 2018)
November, 2013 to November, 2017
B.Sc. Biochemistry
3Michael Okpara University of Agriculture. (Bachelor Degree, May, 2018)
September, 2013 to September, 2017
B.Sc (Honors) Biochemistry

Relevant/Working Experience

1Academic Laboratory Technologist, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi campus
August, 2020 to Present
2Administrative Secretary/Research Assistant, C/O: Prof. JIB Adinma, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Teaching Hospital, Nnewi
December, 2017 to Present
3Tutor/Manager, Double Click Computer Institute
January, 2012 to November, 2013

Creative Output

Journal Articles
1Nneoma V Okpala, Joseph I Adinma, Mark M Edet, Damian N Ezejindu. (2022, September), "The Effect of Avocado Seed Extract (Persea americana) on Carbide Induced Hepatoxicity in Adult Wistar Rats", International Journal of Medicine and Health Development, Vol. 27, pp 344-349
2Joseph Ifeanyi Brian-D Adinma, Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku, Echendu Dolly Adinma, Joseph Odilichukwu Ugboaja, Victor Nwabunwanne Oguaka, Nneoma Dolores Adinma-Obiajulu, Mark Matthew Edet. (2022, November), "Vitamin D levels and antenatal complications in pregnant Nigerian Igbo women", Journal of Applied Sciences and Clinical Practice, Vol. 3, (Issue 3)
3Joseph Ifeanyi Brian-D Adinma, Stella E Ogamba, Mark Matthew Edet, DN Aribodor. (2022, July), "Malaria Parasitaemia and Uptake of Intermittent Preventive Treatment among Pregnant Nigerian Igbo Women", Tropical Journal of Medical Research
4Joseph IB-D Adinma, Joseph E Ahaneku, Echendu D Adinma, Joseph O Ugboaja, Richard O Egeonu, Nneoma D Adinma-Obiajulu, Mark M Edet. (2022, December), "Vitamin D status and sociodemographic profile of pregnant Nigerian Igbo women", Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Medicine, Vol. 1, (Issue 2), pp 83
5Joseph Ifeanyi Brian-D Adinma, Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku, Echendu Dolly Adinma, Joseph Odilichukwu Ugboaja, Vitus Okolie, Nneoma Dolores Adinma-Obiajulu, Mark Matthew Edet. (2021, September), "Vitamin D and associated factors, among pregnant women in southeastern Nigeria", Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol. 42, (Issue 4), pp 580-586,
6JI Brian, ER Obinwanne, N Ugochukwu, AON Dolores, EM Matthew. (2021, December), "Perceptions on the COVID-19 Pandemic by Pregnant Women in South Eastern Nigeria", Tropical Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, Vol. 37, (Issue 3), pp 387-398
7Adinma Joseph Ifeanyi Brian-D, Ahaneku Joseph Eberendu, Adinma Echendu Dolly, Ugboaja Joseph Odilichukwu, Egeonu Richard Obinwanne and Edet Mark Matthew. (2020, August), "Vitamin D status and its influence on pregnancy outcomes amongst pregnant women in southeastern Nigeria", World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews, Vol. 7, (Issue 2), pp 89-98, DOI: 10.30574/wjarr
8Adinma JIB, Nwankwo MC, Ahaneku JE, Ugboaja JO, Ibe CC, Edet MM.. (2019, August), "Vitamin D Status Of Pregnant Women And The Association Between Vitamin D Levels And Selected Pregnancy Outcomes.", International Journal of science and Research, Vol. 8, (Issue 8), pp 1568-1571
9Oguaka VN, Adinma JIB, Okafor CI, Udigwe GO, Adinma Obiajulu-ND, Edet MM. (2019, September), "Serum Calcium In Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage.", European journal of pharmaceutical and medical research, Vol. 6, (Issue 10), pp 53-58
10Adinma JIB, Oguaka VN, Okafor CI, Udigwe GO, Adinma Obiajulu-ND, Edet MM.. (2019, October), "Serum Calcium Levels, Uterine Contractility And Labour In Parturient Nigerian Igbo Women. October 2019; 03 (05):1085 -1093.", British journal of biomedical research, Vol. 3, (Issue 5), pp 1085 -1093

Academic Leadership Qualities

Contributions to the University/Society
1Member, Training/Workshop Committee, "National Association of Academic Technologist (NAAT)" (June, 2023)
2Secretary, Local Organizing Committee, "1st Jubilee Academic Lecture Series of Nnamdi Azikiwe University" (January, 2023 to July, 2023)
3Conference organizing Committee Member, "Centre for Health and Allied Legal and Demographic Development Research and Training (CHALADDRAT), NAU, Awka" (January, 2020 to July, 2021)

Membership of Professional/Relevant Bodies

1Full Member, "National Association of Academic Technologist (NAAT)" (member since 2020),
2Full Member, "PAC-Net Women's Health and Youth Development Initiative" (member since 2017),

Relevant Events Attended

1"2-Day University Capacity Building For Technologists", (National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka Chapter; in Partnership with the Association of Science Laboratory Technologists of Nigeria (ASLTON), courtesy of the NAU Vice-Chancellor Project 200 Thrust.), 4th October, 2023 to 5th October, 2023; NAU Auditorium, Awka