Ada Priscilla Nzimiro Nigeria

Biography of Ada Priscilla Nzimiro

Ada Priscilla Nzimiro, MB ChB 1950
Ada Priscilla Nzimiro, MB ChB 1950

Ada Priscilla Nzimiro (1923-1951) was a graduate of the University who was the first woman doctor to work in the Igbo region of Nigeria.

Born in Nigeria, the daughter of a businesswoman, Nzimiro came to Glasgow in 1945 to study Medicine. She graduated MB, ChB in 1950 and returned to Nigeria, where she died the following year.


Archival Materials

  • DC225/37 Medical Final Year Dinner Books


Ada Priscilla Nzimiro

Born 1923, Nigeria.
Died 1951.
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1950;
University Link: Alumnus
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: First female African graduate of Medicine
Record last updated: 20th Sep 2012

Country Associations

Nigeria Nigeria, Idah
Place of Birth

Nigeria Nigeria, Port Harcourt
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus