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Prof Adesoji Ademuyiwa

Hub-Lead / LUTH P.I

Professor Adesoji Oludotun ADEMUYIWA MB:BS(Ib), FWACS (Paed), FMCS (Paed), FACS qualified from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1998 and is a 2007 Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons. He had his Fellowship in the Medical College of Surgeons in Nigeria (FMCS) in Paediatric Surgery in 2009.

Prof Ademuyiwa is involved in medical research in the field of paediatric surgery and has published over 100 articles in reputable peer-reviewed national and international journals with over 1000 citations. His areas of interest include gastroenterology surgery, surgical education and global surgery.

He has been a Visiting scholar/Clinical Fellow to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa (as the Pan African Association of Surgeons Visiting Scholar), Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital, Leeds General Infirmary, Kings College Hospital, United Kingdom (as the BAPS Hugh Greenwood Travel Scholar) as well as the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America (as Stecker’s International Scholar).

He has won several awards such as the International Research Travel Award, Community Surgeons Travel Award (American College of Surgeons), Pan African Association of Surgeons Legacy grant award, International Surgical Society Foundation (ISSF) Travel Scholar Award.

He has strong leadership and mentorship skills. He is the Hub Lead for the National Institute of Health Research Global Surgery Unit (NIHR GSU), Nigeria. He is a Professor at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. Currently, he is the Chief of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Colorectal Unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and the Secretary of Pan-African Paediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA).

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