IBIYEMI IBILOLA OLATUNJI-BELLO mni, FPhysiol (UK), FPSN, FEnv
PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGY SINCE 2007
VICE CHANCELLOR LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY
Professor Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello was born in Lagos on the 23rd of April 1964 to Mrs Jadesola Ibidapo nee Abraham of Ita Kose , Lagos Island and Mr Emiola Ibidapo-Okunrinboye of Owo, Ondo State. She attended Anglican Girls Primary School, Surulere, from 1970 to 1974 and then Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School, Surulere, between 1974 and 1979. Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello then proceeded to Methodist Girls High School, Yaba, and Lagos State College of Science and Technology, Ikosi Campus where she did her “A” levels in 1982.
Prof. Yemi Olatunji-Bello is happily married to Tunji Bello, a journalist and lawyer, and the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, and the former Secretary to Lagos State Government. They are blessed with 3 children.
Pastor Professor Olatunji-Bello is the Zonal Pastor in charge of zone 9 of Lagos Province 1of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
Prof Olatunji-Bello thereafter attended the prestigious University of Ibadan where she bagged a BSc (Hons) Physiology in the year 1985. After her NYSC at the University of Lagos, she was awarded MSc Physiology in 1987 at the University of Lagos. She attended a 6-month research training in the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in the US in 1994. After which she bagged a Ph.D in Physiology of the University of Lagos in 1998.
She obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Theology from the Bible College of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the year 2001 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education PGDE of the Lagos State University in 2018. In the year 2012, Professor Olatunji-Bello attended the Course 34 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru, the highest policy advisory body of the Federal Government, as a nominee of the National Universities Commission NUC where she was awarded the certificate as a Member of the National Institute (mni). She was awarded a fellowship of the Physiological Society UK in the year 2017 which was shortly followed by the Fellowship award of the Physiological Society of Nigeria. She was appointed a Fellow of the society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation in the year 2019.
An astute academic, Professor Olatunji-Bello rose through the ranks from Assistant Lecturer (1988-1991), Lecturer II between 1991 and 1996, Lecturer I from 1996 to 1999, Senior Lecturer (1999 – 2005), Associate Professor between 2005 and October 1, 2007, all in the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Idiaraba. She assumed duty as the First Professor of Physiology in Lagos State University College of Medicine on the 2nd of October, 2007
Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has held several professional and administrative positions both at UNILAG and LASU. Until her election as the First female Deputy Vice Chancellor of LASU, she was the First substantive Head of the Department of Physiology, LASUCOM. Other University managerial positions held by Professor Olatunji-Bello include:
Acting Vice Chancellor (July –December 21, 2010, January 30 – October 31st, 2011).
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Dec 2008 to December 2010)
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), LASU (November 2011- January 2013
Head, Department of Physiology, LASUCOM (October 2007 to December 2008)
Pioneering Director of LASU Directorate of Advancement
She is a member of many professional bodies and she was the first female Second Vice President, Physiological Society of Nigeria, and the First Vice President, also first female to hold that position up to year 2019..
Prof Olatunji-Bello was Government representative on the Lagos State University (LASU) Governing Council, 2004 to October 2008 and currently a Senate Representative on the Governing Council of Lagos State University.
Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has graduated 4Ph.Ds and 37 MSc candidates, while still supervising more PhD students. This distinguished scientist is known for her very brilliant academic work and she has over 55 publications to her credit; excluding papers she has read at both local and international conferences. She has served as Chairman Organizing Committee of an International Conference of the International Union of Physiological Sciences and Association of African Physiological Societies in 2016. She has also contributed chapters in some textbooks and e-learning materials.
Name: Ibiyemi Ibilola OLATUNJI-BELLOSEX: Female PLACE AND DATE OF BIRTH: Lagos, April 23,1964.
NATIONALITY: NigerianSTATE OF ORIGIN: Lagos MARITAL STATUS: Married with three children SPOUSE: – Tunji Bello CHILDREN: – Temitope (Female) 31years old – Ayodeji (Male) 29 years old – Olamide (Female) 23 years old CURRENT POSITION : Professor of Physiology, Vice Chancellor, LASU POSTAL ADDRESS: Department of Physiology, Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), P. M. B. 21266, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: C179, Street C11, Zone C, Nicon Town, Lekki, Lagos. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: B.Sc. (Hons) Physiology, 1985; -University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. M.Sc. (Physiology), 1987 – University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Ph.D (Physiology), 1998 -University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Certificate (Nutrition and Information Technology), 2000 -Uppsala Universitet, Sweden -Egerton University, Kenya Postgraduate Diploma in Theology, 2001 – The Redeemed Christian Bible College Ebute-Meta Campus, Nigeria Member of the National Institute, mni, 2012. National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos Postgraduate Diploma in Education PGDE, 2018 Lagos State University EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Anglican Girls’ Primary School, Surulere, Lagos, 1970-1974 Lagos Anglican Girls’ Grammar School, Surulere, 1974-1979 Methodist Girls’ High School, Yaba, 1979-1981 Lagos State College of Science and Technology,(Ikosi Campus), 1981-1982 University of Ibadan, 1982 – 1985 University of Lagos, 1986 – 1987; 1995-1998 Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, U. S. A. from April 12th to October 12th 1994 Uppsala Universitet, Sweden, 28th February – 31st March, 2000 Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. 21st October –30th October,2000 The Redeemed Christian Bible College, Ebute-meta Satellite Campus September 2000 – June 2001 Lagos State University 2016-2018 National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, SEC 34, February 2012 to November 2012 UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL POSITIONS HOLD Director, LASU Directorate of Advancement, LASUDA (June 2016-date) Acting Vice Chancellor (July –December 21, 2010, January 30 – October 31st, 2011) Deputy Vice Chancellor (Dec 2008 to December 2010) Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), LASU (November 2011- January 2013 Head, Department of Physiology, LASUCOM (October 2007 to December 2008) Commendation by the Appointment and Promotions (Academic) Committee, LASU At its 95th Statutory meeting, the committee noted that the entire University Committee enjoyed peace during the tenure of the Acting VC and more importantly, the A&P during her headship was able to dispense with all backlog of promotion cases. The committee commended the AVC for the achievement recorded during her tenure. Signed by the Deputy Registry Academic Staff Establishment for the Registrar and Secretary of the Appointments and Promotions Committee. Work History Director of Advancement 01/2011 to 01/2013 Directorate of Advancement, Lagos State University Secured philanthropic support for the University with a view to enhancing its self-sustenance and supporting its Academic, Research and Service goals; Formulated strategies for attracting donations [cash & kind] to the University on a continuous basis; Coordinated the endowment and fund-raising activities of the University for the purpose of achieving its strategic goals; Effectively interfaced with the Alumni Association [National, State and other branches], Individual Alumnus/Alumna, Parents, Friends and other stakeholders for the purpose of raising funds that will aid and support the strategic goals of the University; Interfaced with Faculties, Schools and Colleges of the University with a view to ensuring a coordinated approach to endowment and fund raising activities of the University; Prevented the abuse of the name and goodwill of the University in relation to fund raising and endowment; and Advised the Vice Chancellor on issues relating to endowment, fund-raising and related matters from time to time. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) 01/2011 to 10/2011 Lagos State University, – Ojo, Lagos Assisted the Vice Chancellor in the performance of his duties Performed duties in accordance with all applicable academic standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote effective teaching and learning environment. Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule. Acting Vice Chancellor 12/2008 to 12/2010 Lagos State University – Ojo, Lagos, U. S. A Exercised general supervision over the university. Was responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the university. Ensured that the provisions of the law and statute are observed. Instilled and maintained discipline of erring staff and students Saw to the welfare of staff and students Restored peace in the university. Deputy Vice Chancellor 10/2007 to 12/2008 Lagos State University – Ojo, Lagos State Assisted the Vice Chancellor to carry out his duties. Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help staff and students wherever needed. Professor and Head of Physiology Department 10/2007 to 12/2008 Lagos State University College of Medicine – Ikeja , Lagos State Probed, encouraged and facilitated class discussions by building discussions into lessons, asking open-ended questions and using techniques to track student participation and actively solicit input. Graded quizzes, tests, homework and projects to provide students with timely academic progress information and feedback. Initiated the postgraduate programmes in Physiology Initiated the BSc programme by writing its curriculum and submitted to the College for recommendation to the senate. Encouraged research activities amongst staff. Professor of Physiology 10/2007 to Current Lagos State University College of Medicine LASUCOM, Ikeja – Ikeja, Lagos State I have been teaching:. Body fluids and Blood to 200 level medical, dental, pharmacology, physiology and nursing students. Body fluids and Blood to 300 level students of physiology. Body fluids and Blood to 400 level (Final year) students of physiology. Endocrine Physiology to 200 level medical, dental,, physiology and nursing students. Post graduate students of physiology Associate Professor of Physiology 10/2005 to 10/2007 University of Lagos – Yaba, Lagos State. Actively participated in the physiology practical class for 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students. Assisted in practical classes of 300 and 400 level physiology students. Teaching physiology to nurse tutors, student nurses and medical laboratory technology students. Handled physiology practical to nurse tutors, student nurses and medical laboratory technology students. I taught:. Body fluids and Blood to 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students. Body fluids and Blood to 300 level students of physiology. Nutrition and Metabolism to 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students. Nutrition and Metabolism to 300 level students of physiology. Endocrine Physiology to 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students- 1990 – date. Endocrine physiology to 300 level Physiology students. Used variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations, including visual, aural and social learning modalities. Arranged syllabus, developed schedule, and determined reading list for varied courses simultaneously, giving students appropriate time to complete assignments and absorb information. Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning. Assistant Lecturer 09/1988 to 09/1991 University of Lagos – Lagos, Lagos State Demonstrated in Physiology laboratory for 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students. Assisted in practical classes of 300 and 400 level physiology students. Teaching physiology to nurse tutors, student nurses and medical laboratory technology students. Handled physiology practical to nurse tutors, student nurses and medical laboratory technology students. Participated in weekly faculty meetings and contributed to curriculum review. Dispersed, collected and graded assignments to give detailed feedback, including papers, quizzes and tests. Reviewed teaching activities and identified and implemented strategies to improve student learning outcomes. Developed easy and open rapport with students to encourage engagement and academic progress. Part Time Demonstrator 09/1986 to 08/1988 University of Lagos At the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos : I demonstrated in Physiology laboratory for 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students. Laboratory Demonstrator and Teaching Assistant 08/1985 to 08/1986. Ad-Hoc Review of Articles for Peer-reviewed Scientific Journals Served as a referee to the following journals: The Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine Journal of Science, Technology and Environment African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences Journal Association of African Physiological Sciences WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES ORGANISED Convener and Moderator, Movement of Women in Lagos State Institutions for Good Governance MOWLAS’ First Webinar series themed: Leadership Paradigm Shift and Role of Women in the Reality of Covid-19 Pandemic, .July 8, 2020 Convener, Movement of Women in Lagos State Institutions for Good Governance MOWLAS’ 2nd Webinar series themed: Post COVID 19, Role of Women in Gender Equity and Agriculture, 26th August 2020 Convener, Workshop on Ethics in Biomedical Research organized by the Lagos Zone of Physiological Society of Nigeria (PSN) on Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria Chairman, Organizing Committee of the7th International Congress of the African Association of Physiological Sciences hosted by the Physiological Society of Nigeria on the 5th -8th September 2016 Member, Organizing Committee of the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS) and Physiological Society of Nigeria Research and Teaching Workshop held on 20th -23rd October 2014 Chairman, COWLSO 19th and 20th Annual National Women’s Conference 2019 and 2020 Member, Organizing Committee on National Women’s Conference, 2004, 2005-date Member, Third Prof. Felix Dosekun Memorial Lecture Organizing Committee Effective date of appointment: May 2005 Member, Second Prof. Felix Dosekun Memorial Lecture Organizing Committee Effective date of appointment: June 2003 Coordinator, 3rd Workshop on Effective Use of Biomedical Communications: Audiovisual Media and Equipment June 11 – June 12 2003. Member, First Prof. Felix Dosekun Memorial Lecture Organizing Committee Effective date of appointment: March 30, 2001 Coordinator, Symposium on Computer, Internet and Medical Research on 21st March 2001. Coordinator, 2nd Workshop on Effective Use of Biomedical Communications: Audiovisual Media and Equipment May 23 – May 24 2001. Coordinator, 1st Workshop on Effective Use of Biomedical Communications: Audiovisual Media and Equipment 6th – 8th December, 2000 Course Director, Intensive course on information technology (web-site development) organized by Medilag Consult 26th -28th August 2000. Resource Staff, Intensive Course on Scientific Writing: Research Proposals and Publications organised by Medilag Consult 28th –29th July, 2000 GRANT WINNING PUBLICATION – ABSTRACT Reiter RJ, Poeggeler B, Chen LD, Manchester LC, Hara M, Olatunji-Bello I. Nocturnal pineal melatonin in male rat subjected to short duration pulsed magnetic field. Abstr. DOE Rev. Res. Pp 39 -43, 1994. DISSERTATIONS / THESES
M.Sc Thesis: The effects of temperature on Thyroid activity in pregnant and non- pregnant female rats. (August 1987). Ph.D. Thesis: Effect of melatonin administration and varying lighting rhythm on gonadal function and thyroid activity in rats. (May 1998). NIPSS Thesis (mni) : Incessant Industrial Actions in the University System: Strategies for effective Management. (September 2012) BOOKS AND /OR MONOGRAPHS Olatunji-Bello Ibiyemi (2000): One of the authors of Nutrition in Africa 2. To improve societal understanding of human nutrition, I played an active role in producing and designing a training programme titled Nutrition in Africa 2 (a CD-based learning programme). Methods of Investigating Physiological Actions of Medicinal Plants by I. I. Olatunji-Bello and F. O. Awobajo I co-authored a Chapter in the book OUTLINES AND PICTURES OF MEDICINAL PLANTS FROM NIGERIA edited by Prof Tolu Odugbemi 2006; 65 -71. Physiological Actions of Some Medicinal Plants by I. I. Olatunji-Bello and B. O. Iranloye. I co-authored chapter eighteen in the book TEXTBOOK OF MEDICINAL PLANTS Edited by TOLU ODUGBEMI, 2008: 257 – 273. ARTICLES THAT HAVE ALREADY APPEARED IN LEARNED JOURNALS I. I. Ibidapo and O.A Sofola (1989a) “The effects of prolonged exposure to lowered ambient temperature on thyroid activity in mature female rats.” Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology 74, 207-209. International I. I. Ibidapo and O.A. Sofola (1989b) “The effects of prolonged exposure to warmth on thyroid activity in mature female rats.” Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 5(2), 149-152 International. I. I. Olatunji-Bello and O.A Sofola (1990) “Blood pressure and heart rate responses in rats to prolonged exposure to lowered ambient temperature.” Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 6(2), 128-131. International. I.I. Olatunji-Bello and O.A Sofola (1993) “Effect of prolonged exposure to low ambient temperature on pituitary-thyroidal axis during pregnancy in rats.” Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 9(1&2), 21-24. International. I. I. Olatunji-Bello and O. A Sofola (1995) “Effects of daily melatonin injections on the pituitary gonadal axis and thyroid activity in female rats.” Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 11, 63-66. International. I. I. Olatunji-Bello and R. J. Reiter (1997) “Effects of acute acetyl-l-carnitine treatment on daytime melatonin synthesis in the rat.” African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 26: 175-177. International. I. I. Olatunji-Bello, O. A. Abidoye, J. K. Renner and V. O. Omoera (1999) “The serum levels of thyroxine (T4) and thyrotropin (TSH) in some Nigerian malnourished children.” Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine 9(1): 62-63 International.. Dike Kalu, Paul Orhii, Cang Chen, Doug-yoon Lee, Gene Hubbard, Shuko Lee and Yemi Olatunji-Bello (1998) “ Aged-rodent model of long-term growth hormone therapy : Lack of deleterious effect on longevity. “ Journal of Gerontology 53 (6): B 452-B463.USA International. I. I. Olatunji –Bello and Reiter R. J. (1999) “Relationship between calorie restriction, lipid peroxidation, glutathione peroxidase and glutathione in aged rats.” Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 1(1): 14-19. Local I. I. Olatunji-Bello and Nwachukwu D. (2000) “ Glucose tolerance during pregnancy in fructose-fed rats.” Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2 (1): 65 – 67. Local I. I. Olatunji-Bello and O. N. Aliu (2000) “On the anti-fertility effects of castor seeds (Ricinus communis).” Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2 (1): 74 – 76. Local I. I Olatunji-Bello, D. Nwachuckwu and B. J. Adegunloye, (2001) Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Changes during Pregnancy in Fructose-Fed Sprague-Dawley Rats. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 30 (3): 187 – 190. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello and S.O. Gbenebitse (2000) The influence of socioeconomic and nutritional status on the age at menarche in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine 10(3): 213 – 215. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, Obijieh T.A. and Mojiminiyi F.B.O (2000) Tocolytic effect of Cajanus cajan. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine 10(4): 279 – 281. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello and O. A. Odewale (2001). A survey of malnutrition in infants and children in Lagos (1990 and 1999). African Journal of Biomedical Research 4: 61 – 63. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, A. Ibegwam and T. O. Odugbemi.(2002) A review of the use of computer laboratory and Internet services by staff and students of CMUL. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences 1(1): 13 – 21. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, A. O. Otunla and O.A Somefun (2002). Use of audiovisual media and equipment by medical educationists: Trends in CMUL. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences 1(1): 54 -57. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello and O. A. Sofola (2001). Effect of continuous light and dark exposures on the pituitary-gonadal axis and thyroid activity in male rats. African Journal of Biomedical Research 4(3): 119 – 123. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello and Odewale O. A. (2002). Basal metabolic rate in healthy young adults in Lagos. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences; 1(2): 121 -123. International .I. I. Olatunji-Bello and Igbinovia, E (2002). Serum levels of thyroid hormones and thyrotropin in some Sickle Cell Anaemia patients in Lagos. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine; 12(1-4): 26 – 28. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, M. O. Kehinde and S. O. Gbenebitse (2002). Anthropometric indices, Nutritional status and age at menarche in female sickle cell anaemia patients in Lagos. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences; 1(2): 91 – 94. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, S.O Gbenebitse, and F. B. O. Mojiminiyi (2003). Blood pressure and heart rate responses to low carbohydrate diets: influence of ascorbic acid. Nigerian Medical Practitioner; 43(5): 115 – 117 International I. I. Olatunji-Bello and Onwundijo C. Q. (2004). Effect of Garri consumption on Fertility and pregnancy outcome in sprague dawley rats. Nigerian Medical Journal; 45(1): 5 – 8. International Arikawe A. P. and Olatunji-Bello I. I. (2004). Insulin Resistance Induced by short term fructose feeding may not affect fertility in female rats. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences; 3(1): 17 – 19. International B. O Iranloye, I.I. Olatunji-Bello and A. Ogede (2004). Effect of Aloe Barbadensis on rat’s uterine contractility. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences; 3(2): 120 – 122. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, I. Orizu, J.K Renner and A. O. Oduwole. (2005). Enhanced lung function and prevention of peroxidative damage by vitamin E supplementation in childhood Asthma. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences 4(1): 57 – 60. International F. O. Awobajo, Y. Raji, I. I. Olatunji-Bello, F. T. Kunle-Alabi, A. O. Adesanya, T. O. Awobajo (2006). Fourteen Days Oral Administration of Therapeutic Dosage of some Antibiotics reduced Serum Testosterone in Male Rats. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences 5(1): 17 -20. International O.M. Azeez and I. I. Olatunji-Bello (2006) Effect of different types of food on metabolic rate in rats. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine 16(2): 45 – 48 International. I. I. Olatunji-Bello, A. J. Odusanya, I. Raji, C. O. Ladipo (2007). Contractile effect of the aqueous extract of Psidium guajava leaves on aortic rings in rat. Fitoterapia 78: 241 -243. I. I. Olatunji-Bello, I. Orizu, J.K Renner and A. O. Oduwole. (2007). Vitamin C supplementation reduces peroxidative damage without improving lung function in childhood asthma. Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences 6(2): 16 -20. International JOURNAL ARTICLES WRITTEN AFTER I BECAME A PROFESSOR AT LASU I. I. Olatunji-Bello, S. O. Olayemi, A. O. Daramola, A. O. Ogungbemi (2008). Ascporbic acid and the effect of cigarette smoke on tissues- A preliminary report. West African Journal of Medicine 27(2): 78 – 81 International Gloria A. Ayoola, Ifeoma E. Ngene, Funmileyi O Awobajo, Cheruth A Jaleel, Ibiyemi I. Olatunji-Bello, Toluwalope O. Odugbemi (2009). Hypoglycaemic Effect of the aqueous extract of the leaves os Allanblackia floribunda Oliv (Guttiferae). Journal of Phytology 1(4):260-266. International I. I. Olatunji-Bello, T. Ijiwole, F.O. Awobajo (2009) Evaluation of the deleterious effects of aqueous fruit extract of Abelmoschus esculentus (Okro fruit) on some male reproductive parameters in Sprague dawley rats. Journal of Phytology 1(5/S): 461-468. International F. O. Awobajo, I. I. Olatunji-Bello, O. A Adegoke and T. O. Odugbemi (2009) Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of Hybanthus enneaspermus and Paquetina Nigrecense. Recent Research in Science and Technology 1(4): 159-160. International Luqman Aribidesi Olayaki, Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Ayodele Olufemi Soladoye, Olusegun Rabiu Jimoh, Olaide Ghazal and Martins Ighodalo (2009). Effects of aqueous leaf extract of Cajanus cajan on litter size and serum progesterone in pregnant rats. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy 1(2):021-024. International F.O. Awobajo, Kajiang J. B., Olatunji-Bello I. I. , Gbenebitse-Daniel S. O. Ijalana A. E. Fabolude Awobajo T. O. Ogunyemi T and Ajayi L. O. (2009). Oral supplementation with aqueous leaf extract of Ficus carica improved some haematological parameters, reduces osmotic fragility and oxidative damage to red blood cells caused by plasmodium berghei in mice. Journal of Health and biomedical Sciences 8(2): 4 – 11 International Awobajo F. O. Omorodion-Osagie E, Olatunji-Bello I.I. Adegoke O.A and Adeleke T.I (2009) Acute Oral ?Toxicity Test and Phytochemistry of Some West African Plants. Nig. Qt. J. Hosp. Med 19(1): 53- International F. O. Awobajo and Olatunji-Bello I.I. (2010) Hypoglycemic activities of aqueous and methanol leaf extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus and Paquetina Nigrecense.on normal alloxan induced diabetic female Sprague dawley rats. Journal of Phytology 2(2): 01 -09. International F. O. Awobajo, I.I. Olatunji-Bello T. T. Obilade and T. O. Odugbemi (2010). Knowledge of the nutritional and medicinal use of some vegetables among a cross section of market women in two major food markets in Lagos State, South west of Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 9(3): 216 – 221. International Arikawe A., P. , Daramola A. O. Udenze I. C, M. F. Akinwolere, Olatunji-Bello I. I., and Obika L. F. O.(2012). Comparison of streptozotocin-induced diabetic and insulin resistant effects on spermatogenesis with proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) immunostaining of adult rat testis. J. Exp. Clin. Med. 29: 209-214 International Arikawe A., P. Oyerinde A, Olatunji-Bello I. I., and Obika L. F. O.(2012): Streptozotocin diabetes and insulin resistance impairment of spermatogenesis in adult rat testis:central versus local mechanism Nigerian. J. Physiol. Sci 27 (December 2012): 171-179. International Awobajo F.O., Adegoke A.O., Iranloye B.O. and Olatunji-Bello I.I. (2013) Experimental evaluation of the impact of maternal consumption of aqueous leaf extract of hybanthus enneaspermus on Pregnancy in Sprague Dawley rats. African Journal of Traditional Complementary Alternative Complementary Medicine 10(2):283-291. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v10i2.13 International F.O Awobajo, I.I. Olatunji–Bello, L.I. Ogbewey (2013). Reproductive impact of aqueous leaf extract of Magnifera indica (Mango) in female Sprague Dawley rats. Biology and Medicine 5:50 International Awobajo F O, Iranloye B O, Olatunji-Bello and Adegoke O A (2014). Risk of liver damage, reduced serum T3 and TSH, reduced placental and litter birth weights are some of the outcomes of Hybanthus enneaspermus infusion to pregnant rats. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy 6(5): 54-58. International A. J. Idowu and I.I. Olatunji-Bello (2015).The therapeutic Potential of Melatonin on Neuronal Function during Normal Ageing in Male Rats. J. Afr. Ass. Physiol. Sci. 3(1): 36-40. International A. J. Idowu and I.I. Olatunji-Bello (2015). Exogenous Melatonin Administration is Beneficial for Male Reproductive Function during Normal Ageing. J. Afr. Ass. Physiol. Sci. 3(1): 58-60. International Basil C B, Dosunmu A O and Olatunji-Bello I I (2016). Comparing the glucose metabolism derangement in human immunodeficiency virus infection patients on antiretroviral treatment with drug naïve patients at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research 8(4): 38-43 International Animasahun B A, Adekunle M. O, Idowu B. B, Akewushola R O, Afadapa R O, Boyo A, Olatunji-Bello I I (2018). The prevalence of HIV infection and risky sexual behaviours among university students in a tertiary institution in Lagos, Nigeria. LASU Journal of Health Sciences 1(1):32-35 Local Olumide O. M, Olatunji-Bello I. I, Abokede N O, Salami S A (2019). Chronic consumption of aqueous Brassica Oleracae (cabbage) deteriorates thyroid functions in male Sprague Dawley rats. . LASU Journal of Health Sciences 2(1):8-16.Local Adesina Arikawe,Adedunni Olusanya. Ifeoma Udenze, Olutope Akininbosun, Abdulahi Adejare, Odunayo Olumide Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello and Janet Anselmo-Franci (2019). L-arginine supplementation reduces blood pressure and plasma lipid levels in an animal model of perimenopause induced by 4-vinylcyclohexene diepoxide. Bull. Egypt. Soc.Physiol.Sci. 39(1): 118-128. International Ogungbemi S I, Ale OK, Ejalonibu ML, Ojubanire O. Y, Tijani K. O., Balogun O J, Anigbogu C. N, and Olatunji-Bello I.I (2019). Alpha-wave voltage, daytime sleep and plasma glutathione level following D-ribose-L-cysteine supplementation in healthy participants. LASU Journal of Health Sciences 2(2):59-68 Local Ogungbemi S I, Arikawe A P, Saka W A, Tijani K O, Umeh C P, Aweda M A, Anigbogu C N, Kehinde M O and Olatunji-Bello I. I. (2020). Body Heat Storage and entropy in sickle cell anaemia. LASU Journal of Health Sciences 3(1): 49-59. Ogunfowora, OA, SA Salami, OM Olumide, II Olatunji-Bello, (2021) . Kigelia Africana stem arm extract treatment reverse type 1 model of experimental diabetes and associated reproductive impairments in male wistar rats. Alexandria Journal for Veterinary Sciences 68 (1), (International) LOCAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH THE PAPERS READ AS A STAFF OF LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY Physiological Society of Nigeria 30th Annual Scientific Conference. Lagos State University College of Medicine Ikeja August 23-24 2010 Physiological Society of Nigeria 28th Annual Scientific Conference, University of Ilorin. November 8-9, 2008 AS A STAFF OF UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS Physiological Society of Nigeria 27th Annual Scientific Conference. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. November 8-9, 2007 Effect of methanol extract of abelmoschus esculentus (okra) on rats’ uteri contraction. I.I. Olatunji-Bello, C.O. Ladipo and R.O. Arowolo. At the Physiological Society of Nigeria 26th Annual Scientific Conference. University of Benin, December, 2006 Effect of leaf extract of Psidium guajava (Guava) on aortic rings and its associated mechanisms of action in rats. I. I. Olatunji-Bello, Odusanya A. J. Raji I and Ladipo CO at the University of Lagos Annual Conference and Fair, Thursday August 31, 2006 Contractile Response of Aortic rings to serum from sickle cell patents. I. I. Olatunji-Bello, Raji I.A, Kehinde M.O Mustapha R O.A Sofola and Ojobor PD presented at the Physiological Society of Nigeria 25th Annual Scientific Conference. University of Port Harcourt. 125 – 16 th September, 2005. Antifertility and abortifacent effects of abrus precartorius. O.M. Azeez, I. I. Olatunji-Bello and F B AbdulKareem presented at the Physiological Society of Nigeria 23rd Annual Scientific Conference. University of Lagos, 4 -5 December, 2003 Blood pressure and heart rate responses to low carbohydrate diets: influence of ascorbic acid I. I. Olatunji-Bello, S.O Gbenebitse, and F. B. O. Mojiminiyi at the Physiological Society of Nigeria 22nd Annual Scientific Conference. University of Ibadan, 2001.
National Youth Service, University of Lagos
College of Medicine of the University of Lagos : Demonstrated in Physiology laboratory for 200 level medical, dental, pharmacy, pharmacology, physiology and physiotherapy students.
SUPERVISION OF UNDERGRADUATE PROJECTS
Since 1990, I have supervised over 70 B.Sc projects (60 at UNILAG and 10 at LASU)
SUPERVISION OF POSTGRADUATE PROJECTS
- 37 M.Sc Physiology students so far have been supervised by me. A few of them are as follow:
2002/2003 – Dr.Orizu Ifeoma HOD, Department of Physiology, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus
2003/2004 -Professor Olayaki, Luqman Aribidesi of University of Ilorin
2004/2005 – Professor Azeez, Olabisi Mistura University of Ilorin
2005/2006 – Ajibola Eyitayo, S
— Aisuodionoe, E. Michael
2006/2007 – Omorodion-Osagie Efe in the USA and others.
- I have produced 4 PhD Students
– Associate Professor Funmileyi Awobajo, HOD Physiology, UNILAG
-Associate Professor Paul Arikawe
-Dr Abimbola Idowu (Fulbright Fellow}
-Dr Odunayo Olumide
SOME OF MY FORMER PROJECT STUDENTS AND THEIR CURRENT POSITIONS
- Dr. Oyadeyi –I supervised his B.Sc project. Now he is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Physiology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
- Prof. Daniel Nwachukwu – supervised his B.Sc project. Now he is the Dean, FBMS, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus
- Dr Ifeoma Orizu, I supervised her MSc thesis and she is currently the Acting Head of Department of Physiology, UNN, Enugu Campus
- Miss Victoria Omoera ––supervised her B.Sc project. She is now married. She is an assistant director with the Lagos State Government, Alausa.
- Dr Aribidesi Olayaki. I supervised his MSc thesis and he is an Associate Professor of Physiology, University of Ilorin
MY PhD PRODUCTS AND THEIR CURRENT POSITIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS
- Dr Paul Arikawe – Associate Professor, CMUL, Idiaraba
- Dr Funmileyi Awobajo –Associate Professor, CMUL Idiaraba, Lagos
- Dr Abimbola Idowu – Lecturer 1, LASU (The first PhD Physiology produced in LASU)
- Dr Odunayo Olumide – Assistant Lecturer , LASU
Other ones initially co-supervised by me but later transferred to someone else because I was leaving University of Lagos for LASU are:
- Dr Olufemi Morakinyo – Associate Professor, UNILAG
- Prof Iyare of University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
PHYSIOLOGY: Influence of Environmental Factors, Diet and Herbs
40th Inaugural Lecture of Lagos State University was delivered by me Prof Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello in April 2009.
Distinguished Alumni Lecture
The 2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture of the Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (ICOMAA) Worldwide was delivered by me on 3rd November2018 at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine, UCH Ibadan
It was titled: USE OF MEDICINAL PLANTS – MYTHS AND FACTS
- Fellow of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution mitigation (SEPTPOM)(2019)
- Fellow of the Physiological Society of Nigeria (2017)
- Fellow of The Physiological Society, United Kingdom (2016)
COLLABORATIONS AND EXCHANGES
- With Professor Russel Reiter Melatonin Research Team at Department of Cellular and Structural Biology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
- With Professor Dike Kalu at the Department of Physiology, University of Health Science Center at San Antonio
- With Professor LFO Obika at University to Co supervise PhD students in Physiology
GRANTS AND TRAVEL AWARDS
- TETFUND research grant Ref: LASU/VC/TETF/RF/001 given to carry out a research titled: Outcomes of low and high salt diet on female reproductive functions in rats and their offspring. Amount of the award = N1,992,000.00
- Scholarship award of N4,000,000.00 by the National Universities Commission to attend the Senior Executive Course 34, 2012, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru near Jos, in Plateau State of Nigeria after being nominated by the same body to represent the entire University system in the Country.
- Travel Award by The Physiological Society to attend the Joint International Meeting of The Physiological Society and Federation of European Physiological Societies, University of Bristol, July 20 to 23rd July 2005
- Study Fellowship abroad by NUC under the World Bank Federal Universities Credit Facility, University of Lagos. Ref: VC/WB/4A/VOL.2/148 of 25th January 1994
Cost of Award: $14,000
Research Fellow at University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, Texas, USA.
- University of Lagos Research Grant: Amount granted was N74,450.50k on June 10,1993
Title of Project: The Effect of daily melatonin administration and varying lighting schedule on pituitary gonadal and pituitary thyroidal axes in rats
- Travel grant given collectively to 14 Africans to embark on a certificate course in Nutrition and Information Technology in Sweden and Kenya by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) up to $14,000.00 per person.
- Travel Fellowship sponsored by Pfizer Specialties LTD to attend pan African ITANA conference in Kenya.
Sum of N45,000.00 was awarded as part sponsorship on the 13th May 2002
- Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) part-sponsored me to attend the ITANA conference to a sum of $1200.00 in Kenya
- University of Lagos Research grant CRC 2003/18 worth N1,336,600.00
Title of Project: Pregnancy Prognosis and Maternal Weight Gain in the socioeconomic classes of Nigerians
- The Physiological Society, UK awarded £400 to me under the Affiliate Members Grant Scheme 25th July 2005.
- Wema Bank Plc Head Office Branch gave the journal a sum of N1,000,000.00 grant to support it.
- The Physiological Society Travel Award under Members Grant Scheme of £800 on the 3rd July 2010
ENDOWMENTS AND PRIZES BROUGHT INTO THE UNIVERSITY
As a Director of Advancement, I lead my team in bringing grants and endowment of prizes to the university in cash and kind up to a total of about 100 million Naira into the purse of the University.
- Member, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, USA
- Member, American Physiological Society
- Member, Ethics Committee of the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS)
- Member, New York Academy of Sciences.
- Fellow, The Physiological Society, UK
- Member, The Physiological Society UK
- Member, South African Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2001-2004
- Fellow, Physiological Society of Nigeria
- Second Vice President, Physiological Society of Nigeria (2009-2014)
- First Vice President, Physiological Society of Nigeria (2014-2019)
- Member, Lagos University Medical Society up till September 2007
- Member, Information Technology in the advancement of Nutrition in Africa Group (ITANA GROUP)2000-2003
ACADEMIC JOURNAL EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE
- Editor in Chief of the College of Medicine Journal named: LASU Journal of Health Sciences 2017-date.
- Facilitated the setting up of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences Journal in 2016 known as LASU Journal of Medical Sciences
- Editor in Chief of the Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences 2002-2008.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY
As an acting vice chancellor, I solicited for funds for the building and equipping of the LASU Radio building from Philanthropist, Chief Kessington Adebutu in the year 2011.
I facilitated the need for LASU to have a Senate Building and a Main Library to be accredited by the NUC when it was doing a trial run of Institutional Accreditation 2011.
I worked with our Directorate of Works and Physical Planning to Design the Senate Building and the Main Library.
I facilitated the rebuilding of the Student’s Union building yet to be completed since 2011
As a Director of Advancement, I lead my team in bringing grants and endowment of prizes to the university in cash and kind up to a sum total of 100 million Naira into the purse of the University. This we did by:
Securing philanthropic support from Individuals, Corporate Organisations, Trusts, Foundations and other charitable organisations for the University;
Co-ordinating the endowment and fundraising activities of the University for the purpose of achieving its strategic goals;
Interfacing with the Alumni Association (National, State and other branches) Individual, Alumnus/Alumna, Parents, Friends and others that will aid and support the strategic goals of the University;
Organising Medical Outreach tagged “Happy Hour” on annual basis
Organising Public Lectures/Symposia as follows:
(a) 1st Annual Lecture Series/Symposium titled “New Foreign Exchange Policy: Myth and Implications by Dr. Henry Olujimi Boyo held on 17th August, 2016.
(b) Second (2nd) Annual Lecture/Symposium titled “Our Security: Harnessing Government’s Role” held on 17th August, 2017
Speakers: (i) Mr. Isreal Ajao (Deputy Inspector General of Police)
(ii) Mr. Fatai Owoseni (Former Commissioner of Police, Lagos State)
(iii)Mr. Ignatius C. Okojie (Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps,Lagos).
© Third (3rd) Annual Lecture/Symposium titled “Cleaner Lagos: Our Roles – 18th April, 2018
Speakers: (i) Mr. John Irvine – CEO, Vision Scape Limited and others
(ii) Mrs Idowu Mohammed – Executive Secretary, Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps
(iii) Hon. Babatunde Durosimi-Etti – Commissioner for Environment,
Lagos State Ministry of Environment
(iv) Engr. Adebola Shabi – Special Adviser to the Lagos State Government on Cleaner Lagos Initiative
(d) Fourth (4th) Annual Public Lecture/Symposium titled “Good Governance: People’s Expectations held on 18th June, 2019
Speakers: Professor Odion Sylvester
Mr. Sam Omatseye
Hon. Lai Adebayo – Ilorin, Kwara State Former LASUSU President
OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY
Senate Representative on the 10th and 11th Governing Council (2019-2021)
Endowed Prizes in perpetuity for the best graduating BSc Student in Physiology and best graduating Medical Student with a Distinction in Physiology.
Donation of 3 Research Equipment worth over 10 million Naira to the Department of Physiology, LASUCOM
Member, Ad-Hoc Committee on the Development of Curriculum for LASU Foundation Programme , 2008
Endowed three research equipment worth about $20,000.00 to the department of Physiology.
Member, Committee on Mock Accreditation of all the Academic Programmes of the University, 2008
Member, Ad-Hoc Committee of Professors, LASU, 2008
Member, Lagos State University (LASU) 7th Governing Council (Government Appointee) 2004 to 2008
Member, Lagos State University (LASU) 8th Governing Council (DVC) 2008 to 2012.
Member, LASU Appointment and Promotions Board (Technical and Senior Admin) 2005 to 2008
Member, Court of Governors, LASUCOM 2005 – January2013, 2017-2018
Member, Finance Committee of the Court of Governors, LASUCOM 2005 to 2008
Appointed Associate Lecturer in Department of Physiology, LASUCOM, Ikeja, 1999-2000.2004-2007.
The Continuing Medical Education Committee (CME) of LASUCOM July 2008
Appointment to serve on Promotion Committee (Academic Staff) from 26/11/2008 ; 2018-date
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU) Dec. 22, 2008-January 30, 2013
Acting Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU) July – December 21, 2010, January 31 – October 31 2011.
OTHER ROLES IN MEDICAL EDUCATION / SERVICES TO OTHER UNIVERSITIES
Member of National Universities Commission (NUC) accreditation and resource verification panels to various universities in the country
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Physiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. 2001- 2003.
Olatunji-Bello Ibiyemi: One of the authors of Nutrition in Africa 2. In order to improve societal understanding of human nutrition, I played an active role in producing and designing a training programme titled Nutrition in Africa 2 (a CD-based learning programme).
Appointed External Examiner, for 400 level B.Sc. Physiology, Department of Human Physiology, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. 2001- 2003.
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo College of Medicine, Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye May 2002 – 2003.
Appointed External Examiner for 400 level students, Department of Physiology, University of Ibadan, 2005-2008; 2012-2016
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Physiology, .University of Nigeria, Enugu 2003- 2006.
Appointed External Examiner for 800 level students, Department of Physiology, University of Jos, June 2005
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Physiology, .University of Benin, Benin 2008- 2009.
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Physiology, .University of Calabar, Calabar 2008- 2010.
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Physiology, .University of Ilorin, Ilorin, 2008-2012, 2014-date.
ACADEMIC AND LEADERSHIP AWARDS:
Awarded Second Best Teacher in the Physiology Department 1999/2000 session by the School of Basic Medical Sciences as adjudged by the 200 level students.
Prestigious Leadership Award by Fight against Corruption Organization (FACO) July 2018
Leadership Appreciation Award for a meritorious service to the University by the Management of LASU (2013)
Award for my Outstanding Performance and Selfless Service to the University presented by SSANU-LASUCOM (December, 2012).
Distinguished Award for Academic Excellence (2012) presented by St. Catherine’s Anglican Girls Grammar School, Owo, Old Girls’ Association
Meritorious Award (2011) by LASU Staff School for my contribution towards the growth and success of the school.
Distinguished Merit Award (2011) presented by Rotary Club of Igando-Egan in recognition of my selfless and invaluable contributions to humanity, communal growth and the development of the club.
Appreciation Award (2011) by LASUMBA Heritage in recognition of my contributions to the ideals of the Association
Special Honorary Award by LASU Students’ Union (2010/2011 set) in recognition of my support and my contribution to the development of LASU.
Merit Award presented by the Priceless Jewels Initiative (PJI) a female students Empowerment and Development Centre
Champion of Women Empowerment (2010) presented by Priceless Jewels Initiative to me as their Matron
Award of Excellent Contribution to the Organisation by Junior Chambers International JCI (2011) LASU chapter
Award of Excellence by JCI as patron of the year 2010
Merit Award by Department of Physiology CMUL presented in recognition of my immense contribution to the Department (December, 2007)
Award of Excellence for humanitarian service by JCI 2008/2009
Award of Excellence by MASSA-LASU Exco 2008/2009 given for my enormous contribution and unrelenting effort in enhancing the academic landscape as an administrator that serves as a role model to upcoming young ladies who want to be achievers.
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES:
Chairman,19th and 20th National Women’s Conferences (2019-2020) organized by Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO)
Founder and Convener, Movement of Women in Lagos State Institutions for Good Governance (MOWLAS) since 2019
Member, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) 2003-date.
2nd Vice-President, University of Lagos Women Society, 2000 – 2002; 2002 – 2005.
Chairman, 35th Anniversary of the University of Lagos Women Society Nursery School Organising Committee, June 2001-May 2002
Financial Secretary, University of Lagos Women Society, 1995 to 1998.
Treasurer, Unilag-Awoyaya –Paseda Housing Estate Association 1996 – 2007
Adviser, University of Lagos Physiology Students Association.
Publicity Secretary, Women’s wing of Christian Association of Nigeria (WOWICAN) Lagos state chapter 1995 to 1998
Pastor in Charge of Area (PICA) – RCCG Testimony Chapel Area Headquarters, Ilasan, Lekki
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
Donation of 7 CD-based Learning materials to the College of Medicine Library, 2001
Member, Information Communication Technology Committee (ICT) 18th Dec 2001 to date
Member, Student Care Committee, University of Lagos Women Society November, 2001 to 2003
Designed a WebSite for the College and facilitated its launch on www.cmul.net in November, 2000
NON ACADEMIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE AND WORLD CLASS PERSONALITY
I am a major supporter of the activities of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGS)
Also I am a member of the Olave Baden-Powell Society OB-PS which is under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark.
ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS:
Acted for the Head of Department of Physiology, UNILAG, 7th March – 7th April 2002.
6TH June – 30th June 2002
Chairman, Biomedical Communication Management Committee, UNILAG, 15th, May 2000 to 2003.
Member, Medical Education Committee , UNILAG,1st August, 2001 to 2005.
Chairman, Organising Committee of the School of Basic Medical Sciences (UNILAG) end of year programme during which Best Subject Teacher of the year Awards were given, December 2000 to January 2001.
Member, Committee on Internet and Computer services of the College of Medicine (CMUL) –October, 2000 to 2007
Member, Furniture Loan Committee (CMUL)- November 1999 to 2007.
Member, Committee on Code of Dressing (CMUL)- January to February 2001.
Member, Interview Panel for Employment in the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. January 2001.
Elected member of the Academic Board of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos (CMUL) –1999 –2004.
Member, Medilag Consult of the College of Medicine, Unilag.- June, 2001 to 2007
Member, University of Lagos Women Society Nursery School Board, December, 2000 to March 2005
Departmental representative in the School of Basic Medical Sciences (SBMS, CMUL) Best Teacher Award Committee.
Departmental representative to the medical library committee(CMUL) –1991 to 1995.
Member, vice-chancellor’s committee on the relocation of the Community Pharmacy-August to September 1997.
Member, School of Postgraduate Studies Board of Studies of the University of Lagos.
Member, School of Basic Medical Sciences Board of Studies (CMUL) up till September 2007.
Dr.Orizu Ifeoma HOD, Department of Physiology, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus.