Name and Position

Dr Ngozi Elumogo

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288584


Department page: Microbiology

Speciality: Medical Microbiology

Sub-speciality: Bacteriology

Special clinical interests: Healthcare Associated Infections

Research interests: Clostridium Difficile, Norovirus

Secretary: Anastasia Cannon

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: General Medical Council, Royal College of Pathologists, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infection Society, British Infection Association, Scottish Microbiology Association

GMC Number: 4473149

Professional profile: Dr Ngozi Elumogo qualified from Medical School in Benin City, Nigeria in 1986.  After various house jobs and general medical and surgical house jobs, started training in Medical Microbiology in 1990 at the University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria.

In 1994 Dr Elumogo came to the UK as Research Registrar on a British council administered scholarship at the then Public Health Laboratory in Newcastle (Now Health Protection Agency laboratory). She undertook research into Mycobateria tuberculosis.

Thereafter she joined the South East of Scotland training scheme, Edinburgh in 1995 as Specialist Registrar. She spent three years as substantive Specialist Registrar, followed by three years as Clinical Lecturer (Hon. Specialist Registrar) at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, obtaining her Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists in 2001.

Her research for her membership was on Molecular epidemiology of Vancomycin resistant enterococci in the renal unit.

Dr Elumogo also obtained the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Royal College of Physicians of London April 1998.

On completion of her specialist training Dr Elumogo took up post at the James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth as Consultant Microbiologist in 2002 and also became Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC) in 2006.

In July 2010, Dr Elumogo took up the post of Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Personal profile: Married and a proud mother to four children