OGUNMEKAN, Prof. Adeboye Oluwole




MB.BS, DCH, MRCP, MD, FRACP, FRCP, FMC; consultant pediatrician and neurologist; Born: November 2, 1934; Place: Lagos; Married: Dorothy Adebukunola Jadesimi 1965; No of Children: three sons; EDUCATION Holy Trinity Parish School, Ebute-Ero, Lagos, 1939-45; CMS Grammar School, Lagos, 1946-1953; Technical College, Sunderland county, Durham, England, 1956-57; Durham University Medical School, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, 1957-62. CAREER House Officer, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Hospital, South Shields, Northumberland, England, 1962-63; House Officer, General Medicine, General Hospital, South Shields, Northumberland, England; Senior House Officer, 1963; Department of Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, 1963-64; Registrar, 1965-66; Basic Sciences and Clinical Attachment, Paediatrics, Dundee Royal Infirmary, Scotland, 1966-67; Senior House Officer, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead County, Durham, 1967; Supernumerary Senior House Officer, Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, 1967-69; Senior House Officer, General and Geriatric Medicine, Preston Hospital, Northumberland, North Shields, 1969-71; Registrar, General Medicine and Rheumatology, Killern Hospital, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 1972; Senior Registrar, Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, 1972-73; Clinical fellow Neurology, The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1973-75; appointed Lecturer Grade I, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Paediatrics Department; Consultant in Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital; Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, 1978; associate Professor. College of Medicine, University of Lagos, 1984; visiting Scientist, The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1985-86; visiting prof. Division of Neurology, Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1987-88; Senior Consultant Paediatrics, Prince Salam Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1992-93; Chief of Paediatrics, Afla General Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1993-95; Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatrics tutor. King Fahd Hospital, Al Baha Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, since 1995; mm. International Child Neurology Association, 1975; fellow West African College of Physicians, 1976; Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 1984; Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow, 1984; Royal College of Physicians of London, 1987; Pan Association of African Neurological Sciences, ah: Best and Outstanding Student prize in organic chemistry; Sunderland Technical College, England, 1956-57; Prize for scholarly contribution, Durham University Medical Gazette, 1961/62. PUBLICATION: co-author. Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidants in Childhood Epilepsy; In Free Radicals in the Brain, World Health Organisation and Ipsen Publication, 1990; Is There a Role for Vitamin E Therapy in Epilepsy in Man; 10th Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, 1975, London, Ontario, Canada; Coma in Childhood with particular reference to its Aetiology, Clinical findings, Mortality, Morbidity and Prognosis XV, Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences, Ottawa, Canada, June. 1986; Plasma Vitamin E levels in Apparently Normal Children & Epileptic Children with A without Anticonvulsant Drug Therapy. Third International Symposium, International College of Paediatrics, Washington D.C, May 1984; The Effects of Vitamin E Supplementation on Seizure Control in Children with Generalized Tonic-clinic Epilepsy, XVII International Congress of Paediatrics, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 1986. Social Club: President Old Boys' Association, CMS Grammar School, Lagos, 1946-53; hob: gardening, athletics. Off: P.O. Box 4665, Surulere, Lagos, Residence: King Fahd Hospital, P.O. Box 204, Al Baha, Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Tel: 07-725-4000. off/ ext. 3730; res/ext. 4049.
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