OSUNTOKUN, Prof Benjamin OIukayode

MB, BS, Ph.D, MD, D.Sc, neuro logist, born January 6, 1935, Ilawe-Ekiti, EkitiState; marriedOlabopo Adepeju Aduke Cameron-Cole 1962, three sons, two daugh ters; Education: Christ's School, Ado-Ekiti, 1946-51, University College, Ibadan, 1954- 61, University of London, Wales and Newcastle-on-Tyne; Career: Appointed MedicalOfficer,WesternNigeria Public Ser vice, 1961-63; Senior House Office, Profes sorial Unit, Welsh Medical School of Medi cine, 1963-64; Smith andNephew Research Fellow, University of London andNewcastleon- Tyne, 1964-65; Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine, University of Ibadan, 1966-68; Consultant Neuroscientist, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Mary land, USA, 1977-80; Professor of Medicine, University of London and The Royal Post graduate Medical School and Consultant Neurologist, Hammer smith Hospital, 1978- 79; Provost/Medical Director, Aro Neurop sychiatry Hospital, 1983-85; Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University ofIbadan, since 1970; Chief Medical Director, Univer sity College Hospital, Ibadan, since 1985; member, Royal College of Physicians, Lon don, 1964; fellow, Royal College of Physi cians, London, 1974; fellow, Nigerian Medi cal College of Physicians, 1970;fellow, West African College of Physicians, 1976; mem ber, National Brain Research Organisation Council, since 1979; member, International Epidemiological Association; member, American Academy of Neurology, 1979; member, American Neurological Associa tion, 1982; Secretary, PanAfrican Associa tionForNeurosciences, Nigerian Society For Neurosciences, 1966 and President, 1982; member, International Society For Neuro- Chemistry, 1986; Traditional Titles: Asiwaju of Okemesi; Bobajiro of Aramoko; National Honours: Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, 1978; Nigerian Na tional Merit Award, 1984; Honorary de gree: D.Sc (Honoris Causa)(London), 1977; Publication: Law and Psychiatry, Univer sity of Ibadan Press, 1986; Hobbies: lawn tennis, hunting, photography; Official Ad dress: Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan; Telephone: 022- 400-010-29 or 400-080-98 Extension: 2515; Home: No. 34, Osuntokun Avenue, Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State. Telephone: 022-414-745.
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