OYEDIRAN, Prof. Allen Bankole Oladonmoye Olukayode

MB, BS, MD, physician, university teacher, administrator, born May 16, 1939, Lagos, Lagos State; married Omotola Olubunmi Awolowo 1963, one son, three daughters; Education: CMS Grammar School, Lagos, 1948-54, King's College, 1955-58, Guy's Hospital Medical School, London University, 1959-64, Edinburgh University, 1968-69, London School of Hygienes and Tropical Medicine, 1969-70, University of Ibadan, 1975; Ca reer: Appointed Senior House Officer/House Officer, University College Hospital, Ibadan, 1964-66; Honorary Assistant Lecturer in Medicine, St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, London, 1966-67; Registrar, Uni versity College Hospital, Ibadan, 1967-68; Honorary Clinical Assistant in Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, 1969; Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Ibadan, 1974-76; Head, Preventive and Social Medi cine, University of Ibadan, 1976-79, 1987- 90; Professor ofPreventive and Social Medi cine, University of Ibadan, 1976-99; Execu tive Secretary, West' African Post-graduate Medical College, 1984-86; Chairman, Na tional Task Force on Epidemic Diseases; Acting Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Ibadan, 1989-90; Vice- Chancellor, University of Ibadan, 1991-95; appointed Director, Malarone Donation Pro gram in Africa, Nairobi, 1998-date; Vice- President, Association of Public Health Schools in Africa, Asia and Oceania, 1977- 79; member, World Health Organisation, Scientific Working Group on Schistosomia sis, 1977-80; on Epidemiology, 1981-84; Treasurer, African Union Against Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses, 1979-83; Sec retary-General, WestAfricanCollegeof Phy sicians, 1980-84; member, World Health Organisation Expert Advisory Panelon Para sitic Diseases (Schistosomiasis), 1984-88; member, Royal College of Surgeons, En gland, 1964; member, Royal College of Phy sicians, UK, 1969; fellow, West African Col lege of Physicians, 1976; fellow, Royal Col lege of Physicians, London, 1982; fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, 1982; member ofCouncil, International Epi demiological Association, 1990-93; member, ofCouncil, World Federation For Education & Research in Public Health, 1988-92; Presi dent, Association of Institutions, Schools & Department of Public Health in the African & Eastern Mediterranean Regions of the W.H.O, 1988-92; member, Several W.H.O. Expert Panels, 1978-date; former Secretary, Vice-Chancellor, All Saints Church, Jericho, Ibadan; Leader, House of Lords, Nigeria; Foreign Honour: Decorated, 1969 Greig Medal in Tropical Medicine, Edinburgh Uni versity; Traditional Title: Ba'asegun of Offa, Kwara State, 1985; Publication: Co author, Health Education Manual for Pri mary Health Workers, World Health Organisation, Geneva, 1980; and over 40 publications in learned journals; Hobbies: squash, jogging, reading, music; Home: 7 Olaniyan Fagbemi Street, lyaganku, Ibadan, Oyo State. Telephone: 02-231-7840; Ext. 234.
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