Job Title: Consultant Paediatrician & Diabetes Lead
Department: Child Health
Telephone Number: 01772 522549
Primary Medical Qualification: MB BS 1991 University of Ibadan
Year of Registration: 2005
GMC Number: 5204874
Other qualifications: FWACP (2000); MSc 2006; FRCPCH (2006); PhD (2011)
Career history: Graduated from Medical School, University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1991.
Undertook General Paediatrics Training, University College Hospital Ibadan Rotation between 1993 and 2000.
Appointed Consultant Paediatrician and Lecturer at UCH/University of Ibadan in 2000.
Undertook NIH Training in Medical informatics and Epidemiology, South Carolina USA, and Masters degree in Epidemiology (Ibadan) between 2003-2004.
Completed Clinical Endocrine & Diabetes Training (RMCH, Manchester) between 2004 and 2006.
Appointed Consultant Diabetologist & Endocrinologist; and Senior Lecturer UCH/University of Ibadan in 2004.
Undertook clinical and research endocrine/diabetes training RMCH, Manchester/University of Manchester between 2007-2011.
Appointed Locum Consultant Paediatrician (Royal Lancaster Infirmary) in 2011.
Appointed Consultant Paediatrician and Diabetes Lead at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2012.
Specialist areas: Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, Endocrinology
Specialist interests: Diabetes, Growth and pubertal problems, Childhood Infections
Research interests: Diabetes, Early childhood growth and CVS risks
General Paediatrics: weekly at RPH, alternate weeks at CDH
Paediatric Diabetes: weekly at RPH
Adolescent Diabetes: alternate weeks
Diabetes Transition every 4-6 months
Languages spoken: English, Yoruba
Awards and prizes:
Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship 2007 - 2011
European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Visiting Scholarship 2006
The Lancet International Fellowship 2004 - 2005
RCPCH, Heinz Visiting Fellowship 2004
NIH / Fogarty International Award for Training in Medical Informatics at Medical University of South Carolina, USA 2003
Chevron Nigeria Limited Scholarship award for outstanding medical student 1985 – 1991