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Distinguished Alumni Speakers

Distinguished Alumni Speakers

Since 2015, the main feature of our Annual General Meetings has been the presentation of our Distinguished alumni speakers giving us a synopsis and window into their life journey from childhood to The College of Medicine and to the United States and present day.


Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade,

Walter Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics

Associate Dean of Global Health and Director, Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics

University of Chicago

Chicago Illinois

Ibadan College of Medicine MBBS 1980 





Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS          

Al Lerner Chair Emory University Department of Neurosurgery

Professor of Neurosurgery and Endocrinology

Emory University School of Medicine

Ibadan College of Medicine MBBS 1979



Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, DM, MSc, FRCP

A.C. Mullins Endowed Professor in Translational Research,

Professor of Medicine and Physiology

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Director, Fellowship Training Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Director, Clinical Research Unit, Clinical and Translational Research Institute

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee.

Editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Ibadan College of Medicine MBBS 1979




Yele Aluko MD, MBA, FACC, FSCAI.

Chief Medical Officer, Ernst and Young, Charlotte

Former SVP, Novant Health

FormerTeam cardiologist, Charlotte Hornets

FOUNDER Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte North Carolina

Former president Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas ANPA

Charlotte post foundation luminary lifetime Acheivement award

Ibadan College of Medicine MBBS 1978





Janak Patel MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Director of division of infectious diseases

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston .

research interest relates to exploration of the host-virus-bacteria interactions as they relate to respiratory viral infections and development of bacterial otitis media.

Additional research interests include evaluation of a variety of anti-infective agents and vaccines in prevention and treatment of childhood infections, and epidemiologic studies of perinatal HIV infection.

Ibadan College of Medicine MBBS 1981





2020    postponed