Tonia Onyeka, MBBS, MSc, FWACS
She is also a lecturer in the Masters in Bioethics program of her institution, the University of Nigeria, where she teaches two elective courses (The dying child: Paediatric hospice and end-of-life care; Research with dying children). Tonia is a member of several professional bodies including the Technical Expert Group (TEG) which produced the first-ever pain management guidelines for Nigerian healthcare professionals. She is Associate Editor, Pediatric Pain specialty section of Frontiers in Pain Research and the co-author of a new module for the Online Paediatric Pain Curriculum of the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada, called Paediatric Pain in Low-to-Middle Income Countries.
She was the Principal Investigator for the RESCUE Study, a study that successfully provided educational intervention for family caregivers of children hospitalized with cancer in four Nigerian Federal University Teaching Hospitals in four geo-political zones in the country. She has authored several peer-reviewed publications found in both local and international medical journals.