Idiaghe Martins is an Assistant Director of Pharmacy and also a trained geriatrician who has empathy to render pharmaceutical care to the patients. He was born in Benin City, Edo State, where he completed both his primary and secondary education in 1995. He received his tertiary education at the University of Benin where he served as his Class Representative and obtained the B. Pharm degree from 1999-2004. He specialized as a Clinical Pharmacist with the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacy with the award of the FPCPharm in 2016.
He started his career as an Intern Pharmacist with the Central Hospital, Benin City, after which he proceeded on his compulsory one-year National Youth Service corps. He has worked in organizations including Fidson Healthcare Plc, Ota, Mentus Pharmacy Benin City, and Esan North East Local Government Council before joining the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) in 2012.Idiaghe Martins has participated in several trainings during the course of his work as pharmacist including a training in Pharmacovigilance, organized by the Society for Family Health (SFH), Workshop on Mantoux test for Tuberculosis and the
Integrated National Curriculum for Primary Health Care Workers, organized by the Family Health International (FHI). He was a co-facilitator in the Health System Strengthening Campaign for Primary Health Care Centres in Uromi on behalf of the FHI. At the UBTH he participated in both the pioneer training course in Geriatrics and the 1st International Training of Trainers in Geriatrics. He is happily married with four kids.