A 80% completed skyscraper located in a rural community in Anambra State called Umuchukwu, in Orumba South local government area, in Nigeria would become the largest medical research hub in Africa at completion which would be in 2017. Solely, Dr. Godwin Maduka, a billionaire Nigerian-American doctor based in the US, is building this 15-storey building.
The edifice, which would be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in medical science, will be the first of its kind in Africa. It would be used to assist students in clinical training and provide resource materials for lecturers and researchers. At completion, it will also serve as the temporary site for the Anambra State University, College of Medicine.
Dr. Godwin Maduka, 56, hails from Umuchukwu (formerly Nkerechi) in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra state. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry in 1984 from Rust College. He gained his Doctor of Pharmacy from Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 1988. Dr. Godwin Maduka earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1993 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where he also completed an internship. Dr. Godwin Maduka completed his residency and post-graduate training at Harvard Medical School, in addition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Godwin Maduka is the Owner/CEO and Medical Director of the Las Vegas Pain Institute & Medical Center, the largest pain treatment center in Nevada, and his specialties include chronic and acute pain management, anesthesiology, and interventional pain management. Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1998 and fulfills the role of Medical Doctor for the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, he is also a Clinical Faculty Supervisor of Pain Management/Anesthesiology at Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He is also a member of the Nevada State Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Pharmacists Association, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.