OLUMIDE, Prof. Yetunde Mercy (nee Okeye)

M.B. B.S, M.D, university teacher, academic administrator, medical consultant, dermatolo gist; born September 21, 1943, Jos Plateau State; married Adekunle Aina Olumide, 1967; three sons, one daughter. Education: St. Theresa's School, Jos, Plateau State, 1950-52; St. Peter's School, Bukuru, Plateau State, 1953-56; St. Louis College, Bompai, Kano State, 1957-61; Universiity of Ibadan, 1962-68; University of London 1973-74. Career: Pre-Registration Housemanship, General Hospital, Lagos, 1968-69; Senior Registrar, Medical Officer, General/Indus trial Medicine, Apapa Health Centre, 1970; Clinical Attachment Officer, University Teaching Hospital, Geneva, 1971-73; Exter nal Examiner, various Universities, since 1974; Demota-Venerologist, Lagos State Teaching Hospital, since 1974; Senior Reg istrar, Department of Medicine, 1977-80; Lecturer/Consultant, University of Lagos, Consultant, Lagos University Teaching Hos pital, 1980-82; Senior Lecturer, University ofLagos, 1982; Associate Professor of Medi cine, since (990; Head of Dermatology Unit, 1990; Professor of Medicine, 1991; Head, Department of Medicine, 1992-95; Dean, School, of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, since 1995; fellow, Nigerian PostgraduateMedical Col lege of Physicians, 1979; Chairman, Prize/ Scholarships Committee, College of Medi cine; Chairman, Residency Training Programme, Departmentof Medicine; mem ber, Medical Audit Programme, Lagos Uni versity Teaching Hospital; Research Consult ant, World Bank, Study on STD/AIDS, Council; member, Food/Drug Advisory Council, Federal Ministry of Health; mem ber, WorldHealthOrganisationStudyGroup, Integration of Clinical/Laboratory Skills/ MethodintoPrimaryHealthcare, Brazaville, 1985; First Female Dermatology inAfrican; First Female Dean/Head, College of Medi cine, fellow, AmericanAcademyof Derma tology, since 1982; fellow, West African Collegeof Physician, 1983;Honorarymem ber, British Association of Dermatologists; Councilmember,AfricanAssociationof Der matologists, 1981; Fellow, Intemantional So ciety of Dermatology; fellow, New York Academy of Science; member, American Association for the Advancement ofScience. Awards: Winner, Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship, 1964-68; Recipient, Foundation for International Dermatologic Education Awards, 1981, 1984. Publica tions: "Adverse Effects of Bleaching of the Skin " and "A Guide to Healthy Cosmetic Habits" in Bleaching OfThe Skin, Medical WomenAssociation ofNigeria, 1988;/*Pic torial SelfInstruction Manual On Common Skin Diseases, Heineman, 1993, Co-author, Global Dermatology, Spingler-Verlag, New York, 1994, Skin Diseases in Blacks, McGraw Hill, New York; in addition to over 30 articles in medical journals. Hobbies: singing, reading, writing. Official Address: Department of Medicine, College ofMedicine, University of Lagos, PMB 12003, Idi-Araba, Lagos State. Telephone: 01 -545-3760-74 Ext. 2381. Home: 22A Habere Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos; Telephone: 01-682-057.
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