College of Medicine Names Dr. Ahaghotu Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
WASHINGTON (April 24, 2013) -- Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu, associate professor
of urology at Howard University College of Medicine and chief of the Division
of Urology at Howard University Hospital, has been appointed associate dean
for Clinical Affairs.
Ahaghotu, who joined the faculty of Howard University in 1998, is also a member
of the board of directors of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological
Association. He will serve on the board through Oct. 31, 2015
He received his medical degree at the University of Nigeria, graduating with
honors. After completing his civil service responsibilities, he returned to
the United States and joined the urology residency program at the University
of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.
He also completed an American Cancer Society fellowship in urologic oncology
while in Iowa.
He has over 30 peer-reviewed publications. He also holds adjunct academic
appointments in the Departments of Community and Family Medicine as well as
the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He has provided urologic instruction to countless medical students as the
urology clerkship director at Howard University College of Medicine and has
nurtured the budding research interests of rising junior medical students in
his role as director of the Matory-Kiernan Summer Surgical Research Fellowship.
Over the years, he has developed a robust clinical practice. Additionally,
he has served as president of the Howard University Hospital Medical and Dental
Staff, chair of the Faculty Practice Plan Physicians Advisory Council, served
as one of the nine physician members of CMS's Practicing Physicians Advisory
Council and currently sits on the American Urologic Association’s Health Policy