Chinyere Onalu is a lecturer and researcher in the Department of Social Work, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Her areas of research interest is in public health and related issues. She is a member of the African Federation of Social Workers , and Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NAOSW). She has conducted field researches bothering on different topical social issues such as child rights abuse, girl-child education, sex work migration, utilization of PMTCT services, women participation in political leadership, culture-based social support for the elderly, social justice among others.
She has also authored over 30 journal articles and book chapters in different areas of social work. She has attended many local and international conferences and has also participated in many workshops. She is currently running her Ph.D programme in the same Department at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.