Dr. Agwogie is the Founder/Executive Director, Global Initiative on Substance Abuse (GISA), an NGO with primary focus in promoting evidence-based substance use prevention, treatment and policy through practice, capacity building, research and publications. He is the National President of the International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP Nigeria Chapter) and a member of the Board of Directors of ISSUP. He is also the assistant coordinator of the International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) in Africa, a Global trainer in Drug Demand Reduction and an expert contributor to the UNODC-WHO International Standards on Drug Use Prevention among other expert contributions.
Dr Agwogie is a Fulbright Scholar (Hubert Humphrey Fellow) in Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Policy, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States. He holds a PhD and M.Ed in Psychology from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, MBA in Human Resource Management from the National Open University of Nigeria, Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management from University of Lagos, Nigeria among other academic and professional qualifications.
Dr. Agwogie has over 25 years of experience in drug control. Part of which was with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) where he served in different capacities particularly in drug demand reduction before retiring into private practice