OGUNRANTI, Prof. (Sir) John Oluwole




KOJ, FASN, B.Sc, MB, ChB; medical doctor, lecturer, born: March 7,1954; Hometown: Jos; EDUCATION: International School, Ibadan, 1964- 66; Anglican Grammar School, Igbara-Oke, via Akure, 1966- "69; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1970-78; Cambridge University, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK, 1985-87; CAREER: Post-BSc Research Asst. in Anatomy, Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-lfe, 1975; Housemanship, ' University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, 1978-79; Part time Lecturer in Anatomy, Port Harcourt University, 1980; NYSC, Medical Officer,General Hospital Ankpa; Medical Officer, Teme Clinic, Port Harcourt, 1980-81; Medical Officer, Funtai Clinic, Port Harcourt, 1981-82; Lecturer II, 1981- 83; Lecturer 1,1983-89; Acting Head of Dept. of Anatomy, University of Port Harcourt, 1983-85; Acting Head of Dept. of Anatomy, University of Jos, 1990-98; Prof, of Anatomy, 1998; Head, Dept. of Anatomy, 2000-04; Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, since 2004; Vice President Anatomical Society of West Africa, since 2000; Anatomical Society of Nigeria, since 2004; f: American Biographical Institute;Anatomical Society of Nigeria by Merit, 2004; Formerly, Sec. Genetics Society of Nigeria, 1988-91; Physiological Society of Nigeria;West African Society for Pharmacology; Science Association of Nigeria; Nigeria Transplantation Society; British Society for the Study of Fertility; Afrancet Science Group; AIDS Research Network; Neuroscience Society of Nigeria; Executive Dir, NGO-AFASH (Action for AIDS & Sexual Hygiene) Dept. of Anatomy; (Guest Lecturer, National Association of Residents Doctors)General Meeting- Cloning-2001; Association of Residents Doctors Jos-ICT in Modern Medicine, 2003; University of Ilorin, Modern Trend in Medical Educational, 2006; Electronic Medicine, Obafemi Awolowo, Ile-Ife, 2007; Electronic Medicine, Imperial College, London, Dept. of Hepatology, St. Mary's Hospital, London; Publication: Medicine and Medical System in Society, In: Science Technology and Society, Port Harcourt Publishing House, 1987; Malaria in Travelers, World Health Forum, 1984; Experimental Model for the Congenital Niigata-minamata Disease in the Chick-embryo, West African Journal of Anatomy, 1986; Weight of Contemporary Nigeria Growing Children in Clinical Anthropology, Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 1986; Height and Puberty in Contemporary Nigerian Growing Children, Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 1986; Anatomy of invitro Fertilization, Indian Journal of Medical Science, 1987; Mid-Arm Circumference in Eastern Nigerian growing children Clinical-nutritional-anthropometric Parameter, Child Care, Health and Development, 1987; Haematological Indices in Nigerians exposed to radioactive waste,1989; Fundal height in Pregnancy: anthropometric Study International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 1990; Surface Area in Nigerian adults and children. Tropical and Geographical Medicine, 1991; ANPUD Cells in Oviduct of Sheep, Asian-Australasian, Journal of Animal Science, 1993;etc; Award/honour: National Merit Award, 1970; Western State Merit Award, 1973;Best Lecturer Award Graduating Doctors in Jos, 1994; Best Lecturer Award (Preclinical) Graduating Doctors, 1995; 1998; Merit Award Association of Medical Laboratory Science Students, Jos, 1996: Offer of Education Gold Award-2006 Time News 2006 Leadership in Nigeria; Foreign Honours: Commonwealth Academic Staff Award Scholarship to Study Reproductive Biotechnology at Cambridge University, 1985-87; Man-of the- year-2004 by the American Biographical Institute, 2004; American Medal of Honour, 2004; The Teaching Excellence Award, American Biographical Institute, 2004; The Achievement in Research Award,American Biographical Institute, 2004; Order of International Ambassadors (DIA), American Biographical Institute, USA; International Peace Prize-United Cultural Convention USA; Certificate of Distinction, Cambridge, UK; Fellow of American Biographical Institute, 2005; The World Medal of Freedom, 2005; Marquis' "Who is Who in the World"; Great Minds of the 21" Century, 2007; The Ultimate Achiever Award, International Biographical Centre Cambridge, UK, 2009; etc; off: Office of Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State.
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