Meet our team

We have competent and committed health care professionals working round the clock. All of the Center's staff members are well trained and undergo mandatory retraining to keep up with international best practices in their fields.
Philip Eappen - BSN, MBA

Mr. Philip Eappen received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, one of India’s best in the medical field. He then earned an MBA in Hospital & Healthcare Administration from Manipal University, also in India and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University in the United States.

Mr. Eappen’s working career began as an Intensive Care Unit nurse with Marble City Hospital & Research Center, Jabalpur. He later moved to Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences, Bareilly, where he worked as a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit as a Shift Manager. He also worked with the Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit as a Shift Manager and attended many major surgeries in cardiac and neuro specialty operation theaters. Mr. Eappen later taught Medical and Surgical Nursing at Shri Ram Murti Smarak School of Nursing. Afterwards, he joined a Neuro Specialty Hospital as an ICU Manager. 

Mr. Eappen began his AUN career from India in September 2012 and was soon promoted to In-charge. He was the Interim Director of AUN Health Center from January to July 2015 and has been the Chief Administrator until July 2019. He has been promoted to Director of Health Services from August 1st 2019, winning the 2017 Best staff for Leadership and Development award, Gold Supporters Award (New Foundation School) in 2018 and Stallion Award 2019. He also works as an adjunct faculty at AUN.

Mr. Eappen has attended the following professional workshops and conferences: Critical Care Conference: Airway Management for Critically Ill Patients in ICU (2010, India), Critical Care Workshop: Mechanical Ventilation for Critically Ill Patients (2011, India), Critical Care Conference (2015, Bangkok, Thailand), and Trauma Care by ICRC, (Geneva), Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills Evaluation by the Harvard Medical School ( March 2017, Boston, United States), Training at Center for Disease Control (CDC) Atlanta, United States. World Health Organization(WHO) one week visit related to PhD(Geneva), NHS Wales (Cardiff, UK, One week program related to PhD), United Nations (Geneva), International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC Geneva), International Organization for Migration (Geneva)

Also, he has the following professional licenses and certificates: American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider, American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council and Karnataka State Nursing Council, Essentials of Global Health, Yale University, July 2017, Psychological First Aid, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, July 2017, Stanford Introduction to Food and Health Stanford University July 2017, Global Health and Humanitarianism, The University of Manchester, June 2017, Leading Healthcare Quality and Safety, The George Washington University, June 2017, Emergency Room Trauma Course, International Committee of the Red Cross, April 2016, CITI Program, a division of  BRANY (September 2017 to September 2020 and The Nigerian National Code for Health Research Ethics of Center for Bioethics and Research, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity.


  • Red Cross Advisor ( 2014- till date)
  • IRB committee membership 2018-2020
  • Drug intervention and referral committee ( 2014- till date)


Dr. Elijah Tonde Gargah - MBBS, FWACP, JP
Dr. Paul D. Manga - MBBS, DDM, PGCUSS
Ms. Precious I. Akinbi - RN
Ms. Figgi Sairah Joseph - BSN, RN, RM, MBA
Ms. Hannah Noah - RN, RM
Mr. Joshua Chidiebere Nwambo - RN, RM
Mr. Sunday Ogbonna - HND
Mr. Joshua A. Matthew - RN
Ms. Esther C. Joseph - RN
Ms. Ufungil M. Bunah - BNSc, RN, RM
Ms. Virginia Illah
Ms. Helezira Thomas Adams
Ms. Patience U. Eze - BNSc, RN, RM
Elizabeth O. Ogunleye - RN, BNSC
Otoobong Ikpe - RN BNSC
Nwachukwu Chiamaka - RN
Japari Bulus -BNsc, RN, RM