PROFESSOR FABAMWO ADDS ANOTHER FEATHER TO HIS CAP, INDUCTED INTO THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF MEDICINE

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The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Professor Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo has been inducted into the prestigious Nigerian Academy of Medicine.

The very high-profile event took place on Thursday, 29th September, 2022 at the NAF Conference Centre Abuja.

The Nigerian Academy of Medicine is an independent, dynamic, and innovative national resource of excellence and expertise in medical sciences and healthcare. The membership of the Academy of Medicine is open to academics and professionals in the Nigerian medical industry who have distinguished themselves.

Professor Fabamwo was part of the few eminent scholars approved for the 2022 induction exercise which is the 2nd in the history of the Academy.

Since he became the CMD, LASUTH had recorded many firsts in the various areas of medical practice and has continued to up the ante in the delivery of quality tertiary level healthcare to Lagosians and Nigerians at large.

Other eminent scholars from LASUTH who were also inducted include- Prof Demola Olaitan, Maxillofacial Surgeon and Past President of the National Postgraduate Medical College; Prof Idowu Fadeyibi, Burns and Plastic Surgeon; Prof Juwon Adeneye, Clinical Pharmacologist and Prof Muyiwa Odusanya, Community Health Physician and Past Provost LASUCOM.

Professor Fabamwo is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja. He holds an MBChB degree from the University of Ife and Fellowships of the National Postgraduate Medical College, West African College of Surgeons and the International College of Surgeons. He was the Medical Director of Ayinke House for many years and the pioneer Director of Clinical Services and Training at the evolution of LASUTH in 2001.

He switched to a full-time academic career at the Lagos State University College of Medicine in May 2005 with his appointment as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and was promoted a Full Professor in October 2013.

He has over 80 scientific publications in mainly international peer-reviewed journals. He was Acting Dean, Faculty of Clinical Sciences of LASUCOM in 2007. In this capacity, he was the University Senate representative on the inaugural Governing Board of LASUTH.

He served on the Governing Board of Yaba Psychiatric Hospital representing NMA Lagos. He was Chairman of the Hospitals Management Board Residency Training Committee. Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Lagos State Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance Response Programme. (MPDSR).

He is also a member of the Sub-Saharan Cervical Cancer Working Group, an International Scientific Research group. He is also the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Institute of Fertility Medicine (which is a public-private IVF venture between LASUTH and the Bridge Clinic).

He is the Co-Editor of the Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a publication of SOGON. Deputy Editor in Chief of LASU Journal of Health Sciences. He is a Contributing Editor of the Journal of Women’s Health.

In 2021, he was inducted as a Fellow of the equally prestigious Academy of Medicine Specialties in Nigeria.

He is married to Olubunmi, the Chairman, Lagos State Civil Service Commission and they are blessed with children and grandchildren.

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