NWUGA, Prof. Vincent Chukuka Babatunde

BPT, M.Sc, Ph.D, physiotherapist, University Lecturer; born April 22, 1939, Lagos; married Gladys Olapeju Ajayi 1964, three sons, two daughters; Education: Holy Cross School, Lagos, 1945-52. St Gregory's College, Lagos, 1953-58. Royal Herbert Hospital, School of Physiotherapy, Woolwich, London, 1964-67, School of Medical Rehabilitation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1970-71, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, 1973-74, University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1974-77; Physiotherapist, Brook General Hospital, London and Lewisham Hospital, London, 1967-69; Physiotherapist, University College Hospital, Ibadan, 1969-70, 1971-72; Physiotherapist, Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Winnipeg, Canada, 1971; Physiotherapist, State Hospital, Akure, 1972-73; Graduate Assistant, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife, 1972-73; Lecturer II, 1974-76; Lecturer I, 1976-78; Senior Lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1978-82; Consultant, Physio therapist, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, since 1974; acting Head, Department of Nursing and Medical Reha bilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1979-81; Vice Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1980-81; Visiting Scholar, Queen's University School of Rehabilitation, Kingston, Canada, 1981-82; appointed Professor of Physiotherapist, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1983; Head, Department of Medical Rehabilitation, since November 1983; Physical Therapist, Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis, USA, 1974; member. Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Great Britain; member, Canadian Physio therapy Association; member, Nigerian Socie ty of Physiotherapy: editor-in-chief. Journal of Nigeria Association of Sports Medicine and Science; President, Nigeria Association of Sports Medicine and Science; Publications: Manipulation of The Spine, Williams and Wilkins Publishers, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. 1976; Manual Treatment ofBack Pain, Krieger Publishing Co., Melbourne, Florida, U.S A,1987; Genesis Treatment and Prevention of Back Pain. OAU University Press, Ile-Ife; Back Pain: Observation of the Many Faces of an Enigma, Shareson Co. Publishers, Ibadan, 19%; Readings in Physical Therapy. Blackwell Publishers, Lagos; Contributed to books and has published over 69 scientific papers innational and international journals; has 5 tapes and programmes, 1976-94; Manipulation of The Spine (Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1976), Official Address: Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife; Home: House 4, Road 14 Close, Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, Ile-Ife, Ovo State, Telephone: (036) 230392.
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