KUKU, Dr. Sonny Folorunso

OFR, B.Sc, MBBS, M.Sc, Ph.D, FRCP, FACP, FCP, DMFC, PPWACP, M.D, FRSM, FMCP, MRCP; physician, endocrinologist; consultant,, administrator, b: January 3; 1944, p: Jos;Jit: Ijebu-Ode; Iga: Ijebu-Ode; so: Ogun;jm Michelle .Owolabi, 1999; nc: fours, two d. edrSt, Patrick's School, Yaba; St. Paul's School, Jos; Salvation.Army School,,Ebute-Metta, Lagos 1949-56; King's College, Lagos, 1957-63; College of Medicine, University of Lagos, 1964,-t70; University, of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA 1968-69; Royal Postgraduate Medical School (Hammersmith Hospital), University pf London, 1971-74; Pritzker School ofMedicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1974-75. cr: Part-time Demonstrator, Clinical Pathology, University of Lagos, Lagos State, 1967-71; House Officer, Medicine, Surgery and Paediatrics, Lagos > University Teaching Hospital, 1970-71; Research f. Clinical Pathology, University of Lagos, 1971; snr...House Officer/Research f. Department ofMedicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Uniyersity of ,London, 1971-72; Registrar, Research f. Department of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, University .of London;-1973-74; Senior f. Department ofMedicine, University of Chicago, 1974-75; Lecturer/snr. Lecturer, Consultant Physician, Endocrinologist, University ofLagos, College of Medicine, 1976?78; Lecturer, dir. Post-graduate Training, The Eko Hospital, Lagos; Joint Chief Medical Director, The Eko Corporation (Hospital) Pic, 1980; dir. Midas Merchant Bank, 1990-95; ch: Division of Medicine and Laboratory Services, The Eko Hospital, Lagos; Physician-in-Chief/Endocrinologist, The Eko Hospital, Lagos; Midas Stockbrokers Ltd; Clinical Director, Immunoassay (hormone assay) Laboratories, Lagos, since 1978; Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State Universities, 1997-98; associate Editor, Nigerian Joumai of Medical Sciences, 1978;Council, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye; Nigerian Medical Association Housing Committee, Lagos; Lecturer, West African College of Physicians, Freetown, 1992; Update Communications Ltd, since 1952; Development Support Communication (DESCOM), 1996; Lecturer, College ofMedicine, University of Lagos, 1996; The Sonny Kuku Fondation; Examiner/mm: faculty board, National Post-graduate Medical College; Examiner, Court of Examiners, West African College of Physicians, Advisory Board on Establishment of Lagos State University College of Medicine, National Committee on Sexually Transmitted Disease, 1982; National Committee on Quality Control in Private Hospitals, board of trustees, National Post-graduate Medical College ofNigeria, since 1991; presd: West African College of Physicians, 1997-98; Pan-African Diabetes Study Group, 1998-2001; Pro-chancellor, v-ch: Association of Pro- Chancellors of Nigerian Universities; presd: King's College Old Boys Association; mm: College Advisory Board, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Ogun State University, National Health Summit Committee, 1996; Federal Government Association of Student Union of Universities Negotiation Committee, 1996; Executive Board, West African Health Community, 1997-98; New York Academy of Sciences, USA 1982; Council ofthe West African Postgraduate Medical College, 1997-2000; International Strategic Planning Committee,!West African Health Organisation (WAHO); 2001r2002; Board ofTrustees, The Lawson Foundation, since 2002; Fight Aids Organisation; COMSA, College ofMedicine, Unilag; ah: Entrance scholarship, best performance at entrance examination into King's College, Lagos, 1957; Federal Government Medical Scholar, 1964-70; Entrance Prize, Best Entrance Qualifications into Medical School, 1964; Birmingham Prize, Best Performance in the Basic Sciences,. 1966; University Prize, best performance, College ofMedicine, 1967-70; gold medalist, medicine, surgery, paediatrics, anaesthesia; Nigerian Medical Association Prize, Best Graduating Student in Medicine, 1970; Alumnus Award, University of Lagos, Alumni Association, Lagos Branch, 1989; First Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Lagos, 1991; Distinguished Industrial Award, 1994; Distinguished Alumnus Award, College ofMedicine, University ofLagos, .1997; h: Cited in Who's Who in Nigeria (Newswatch Magazine); Who's Who in Business (Pathfinder Communications); Who's Who in Africa; Who?s Who in the World; Who's Who in World Medicine; 50 Prime Movers in Corporate Nigeria {Guardian Newspapers); 50 Notable Leaders in Corporate Nigeria {Newswatch Magazine), 1997-2000; 50 Outstanding Chief Executives of Distinctions in Nigeria, 2000; 2000 foremost Nigerians (UNIFECS Award, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife), 2000; 20 Outstanding Ogun State Citizens {Guardian Newspapers), 2001; 50 Foremost Chief Executives & Corporate Strategists {Punch Newspapers), 2001; 50 Most Eminent Indigenes of,Ogun State {The Nigerian Tribune Newspapers), 2001; Distinguished Merit Award, Molad Publications, 2002; 50 Most Eminent Persons in Nigeria {Daily Times ofNigeria), 2002; 50 Top Nigeria's Enterpreneurs (The News Magazine), 2003; f: West African College of Physicians (Trustee), 1984, Royal College of Physicians, 1986; Glasgow, 1999; sec. Nigerian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1978-87; Nigerian Medical College of Physicians, 1981; American College of Physicians, 2000; College of Physicians, South Africa, 2001; Masters of American Collep/; of Physician, 2005; nh: Distinguished Fellow ofNational Postg; iduate Medical College, 2003; Officer of the Order ofthe Federal Republic (OFR), 2003; tt: Olorogun the 1" of Ijebu-Ode, 1987, Jaguna of Ikeja, 1987, Baasegun Onigbagbo-Opebi, 1987, Olorogun of Lagos, 1998, Otunba Adesotu Maiyegun of Erunwon, 1990; Eyin Ndigbo, 2001; fh: Ambassador of Goodwill, City of Freetown, Sierra-Leone, 1992; hob: reading, swimming, music, horse-riding, sc: Patron, Zee Club, University of Lagos; Jaycee, University of Lagos; Baba Egbe, Obafuwaji AgeGroupof Ijebuland; Metropolitan Club, Lagos; Lagos Polo Club; Ikoyi Club; off: EKO Hospitals, 31, Mobolaji Bank- Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos.
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