Prof Temitayo Shokunbi

Prof Temitayo Shokunbi

Professor Shokunbi, a consultant neurosurgeon at the University College Hospital, studied medicine at the University of Ibadan from 1973 to 1978. He had distinctions in Pathology, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He later went to the University of Western Ontario to study Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy between 1981 and 1986 and he obtained MSc in Specialist Certificate in Neurosurgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He trained in congenital anomalies research at Kyoto University, Kyoto, and Meiji Institute of Health, Odawara, Japan from December 1990 to June 1991. Between July and December, 1994 he underwent fellowship training in Paediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Ottawa. At the National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan, he trained in teratology, molecular and cell neurobiology from January to December, 1995. He has been a faculty member in Anatomy Department with joint position in Surgery (Neurosurgery) at the University of Ibadan from 1980. He was appointed Professor of Anatomy in 1996. He has several publications to his credit.

Honours, awards and achievements:

Consultant Neurosurgeon, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. March 1987 till date

Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 1986.

Fellow West African College of Surgeons. 1990.

Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery, University of Ottawa/Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa. 1994.

Resident in Neurosurgery, University Hospital and Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada. 1981-1986.

Fellow in Paediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada. July-Dec.1994.

Distinctions in Pathology (1975), Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology(1978). University of Ibadan

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