Education

Fellowship
Cytopathology, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, 2008
Residency
Pathology, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, 2006
Fellowship
Pathology/Immunohistochemistry, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK, 1990
Chief Resident
Pathology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1984
Residency
Pathology, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK, 1982
Residency
Pathology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1981
Internship
University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1978
Medical School
MB.BS with Distinction, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 1977

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Cytopathology, particularly, fine needle aspiration cytology, a low-cost and effective diagnostic procedure, most useful in low-resource settings.
Surgical Pathology and Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology


Research Interests

Role and significance of human papilloma virus infection in cervical, head and neck cancers

Additional Information

Certifications
1983: Fellow, Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College (Pathology)

1985: Member, Royal College of Pathologists (UK)

1985: Fellow, West African College of Physicians (Laboratory Medicine)

1995: Fellow, Royal College of Pathologist, UK

2006: Diplomate, American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology)

2008: Diplomate, American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology)

Awards
1977: GB Ollivant Scholarship

Nigerian Cocoa Marketing Board Scholarship

Faculty Prize for the Best Final Year Student, University of Ibadan

NUPEMCO prize for the Best All-Round Student per faculty, University of Ibadan

Lady Manuwa Gold medal in Obstetric, Gynecology and Child Health

Nigerian Medical Association Prize for best Student from 2nd MB.BS to Final Year

Sir Manuwa Gold Medal for the Best Graduate in Medicine

Blair Aitkin Prize in Clinical Surgery

Departmental Prizes in Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology

1979-1983: Ogun State Scholarship for Postgraduate Training

1986: Visiting Fellowship Award, Infectious Diseases Unit, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC

1988: Commonwealth Fellowship Award

1996: Denis Burkitt’s Fellowship Award

2001: International Agency for Research in cancer (IARC), cancer Epidemiology Fellowship Award

2009-2010: Albert G. Smith faculty of the Year Award for Excellence in Resident/Fellow Education, Department of Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport

Previous Appointments
Professor/Chair of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1999-2002)
Consultant Pathologist, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria (1984 – 2002)
Director, Ibadan cancer Registry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1999 – 2002)
Consultant Pathologist, Unit Head, Histopathology Department, King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2002-2003)
Director of Surgical Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana (2008 -2010)
Director of Anatomic Pathology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana (2010 -2015)