SHEHU, Prof. Emeritus Umaru

CON, CFR, FAS, DFMC, M.B.B.S; univereityteacheradministrator:b: December8,1930; p: Maiduguri; so: Borno;married;nc: three; ed: Elementary School, Maiduguri; 1935-40; MiddleSchool.Maiduguri, 1941-43,KadunaCollege,1944-47;University College, Ibadan, 1948-53; UniversityofLiverpool, England, 1953-56:196667;cr: Pre-registration HouseSurgeon-SouthportInfirmary, UK, 1957;Preregistration HousePhysician, 1957;Govt, ofNorthemNigeriaMedicalOfficer, 1957-63; SeniorMedicalOfficer, 1963-65;Principal MedicalOfficer,196566;Asst.ChiefMedicalOfficer, 1966-67;ChiefMedicalOfficer(Preventive Services Division, 1967-68:Deployedto North-EasternStateasPermanent Secretary, Ministry ofHealth andChiefMedical Officerbutelectedtotransfer toAhmadu BelloUniversity;ReaderandActing Head,Dept. ofCommunity Medicine,ABU,Zaria, 1968-70;Deputy Dean,FacultyofMedicine, 196870;Acting Director, InstituteofHealth,1969-70;Professor ofCommunity, Medicine, 1970;Head,Dept. ofCommunity Medicine, 1970-78;Director, Institute ofHealth, 1970-77; DeputyViceChancellor(Academic),1977-78: VisitingProfessor, SchoolofMedicine,NorthCarolinaatChapelHill,USA, 1976-77: ViceChancellor,UniversityofNigeria,Nsukka, 1978-80: Provost, College of Medical Sciences, University ofMaiduguri, 1991-93; Sole Administrator, University ofMaiduguri; 1993-94:ProfessorEmeritus;ee: PublicHealth,UnivereityofGhanaMedicalSchool;Short-TermConsultantWorkingGroupon Health ServicesandManpower Development Medianism", WorldHealhOrganizations,Geneva,1970;TemporaryAdviser,WorldHealh Organizations, 1970; Short-Term Consultant WHO, 1971; 1972; 1973; Consultant on Technical Discussions 24lh WHO RegionalCommittee for African, 1974; National WHO Programme Coordinator/Representative in Nigeria, 1980-85; Director,WHO Sub-Regional Health DevelopmentOffice III,1985-89;WHO Representativeto Ethiopia,1990;Chairman,Board of Management, U.C.H: Ibadan, 1991-94: Pro-Chancellor and Chairman GoverningCouncil,BayeroUnivereity,Kano,1993-%;Pro-Chancellorand Chairman,GoverningCouncil,UNILAG, 1996-99;ch: Board ofGovernors, STOPAIDS Organization;Governing Board,NationalAgencyfortheControl of AIDS(NACA); Patron,Guild ofMedical Directors; Nigerian Medical Forum of Great Britain and Ireland;:Trustee, National mm: Foundation on V.V.F;Board of Trustees,Nigerian Tuberculosis and Leprosy Association; Editorial Board,West African Medical Journal;Joint Editor-in-Chief, British Medical Journal(West Africa Edition), mm:Nigerian Medical Association: The Society of Health, Nigeria; Science Association of Nigeria;Association of Community Physicians ofNigeria; Nigerian Academy ofh: Foundation Fellow, National Postgraduate Medical College ofNigeria; Foundation Fellow, West African College of Physicians; Foundation Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Science; Foundation Fellow, Faculty of Community Health (Nigeria); mentioned in: WHO isWHO inthe World; Men of Achievement;A Dictionary of International Biography; AfricaYearBook1977-Who iswhoinAfrica: A Dictionary ofAfrican Biography, 1971; nh: Commander oftheFederal Republic (CFR), 2000: CommanderoftheOrderofthe Niger, (CON), 1979: Publ: 19 publications and 10papers presented, mostly on Health: off: University of Maiduguri: Teaching Hospital, Bomo State; res: 7, Ja'ataru Close, Maiduguri, Bomo State.
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