Omolola Ayoola

Dr O AyoolaJob 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