MEET OUR SPEAKER (The Father of Endocrinology) PROF. OLUFEMI FASANMADE
Prof .Olufemi Fasanmade received his MBBS, from the University of Ibadan in 1987. He had his residency training in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH),Nigeria between 1989 and 1994. He was a research assistant in the same unit 1994-1996. He had a short training fellowship in City Hospital Schwabing, Munich in 1994 under world renown Prof Eberhard Standl.
He was appointed lecturer in the College of Medicine, University of Lagos in He was appointed consultant endocrinologist in 1997 by the General Hospital Lagos Island , Nigeria where he was from 1997 up till 2002. He was appointed lecturer in the College of Medicine, University of Lagos in 2002 and has remained there where he steadily rose to the post of Associate Professor in 2009 and full professor in February 2019. He has been involved in several researches and had several grants including that for the world renown AADM study group which has brought so much new knowledge in the area of diabetes susceptible genes in Africans and African Americans, the DiabCare Nigeria project which characterized the poor level of diabetes control across several tertiary centers of health in Nigeria , the IDMPS Program amongst others. Dr Fasanmade is the Unit Head of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism division in LUTH, he just completed a 4 year tenure as the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of LUTH. He is the President of the Endocrine and Metabolism Society of Nigeria and the immediate past Chairman of the Nigeria Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He has authored and co-authored 5 books and has 120 publications in peer reviewed journals and more than 300 abstracts and posters presented locally and internationally. He has trained/supervised more than 30 fellows (specialists) in medicine who are at helm of affairs in many hospitals and universities within and outside country. He has served as locum or consultant physician to Exxonmobil MOH, Victoria island, Nigerian Navy reference hospital Ojo, Reddington Hospital, Victoria Island, Southshore Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Victoria Island, Serenity Hospital Surulere, Vantage Medical Centre VI, QLife family clinic, Victoria Island, and several other hospitals and medical institutions.
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