A Valedictory Event in Honour of Professor Adesoji Adedipe Fasanmade, MBBS, MSc, MNIBiol, FWACP (Int. Med.)

The Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (CoMUI) cordially invites you to a special event honouring Professor Adesoji Adedipe Fasanmade on the occasion of his 70th birthday and retirement.

The valedictory event will take place at Abdullahi Ganduje Lecture Hall, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Ibadan on 3rd July, 2023 at 10:00am via Zoom and will be live-streamed on YouTube for wider participation. The event will include a guest lecture by Professor Lukman Olayaki, Professor of Physiology, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, and presentations and tributes from colleagues, students, and friends, highlighting Professor Fasanmade's remarkable journey and the impact he has had on medical research and community.

To join the Zoom meeting, please use the following details:

Topic: 70th Birthday and Retirement Program || Prof. Adesoji A Fasanmade

Time: Jul 3, 2023, 10:00 AM West Central Africa

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Meeting ID: 832 0631 3424

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The event will also be livestreamed on YouTube: 

We kindly request that you RSVP your attendance through Professor S.B Olaleye, Head of the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, to ensure adequate arrangements for the event.

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Professor Adesoji Adedipe Fasanmade, an accomplished medical professional, is widely recognized for his significant contributions to the field of physiology and medicine. With a distinguished career spanning several decades, Prof. Fasanmade has made remarkable advancements in the understanding and treatment of cardiovascular and endocrine disorders. His extensive knowledge and expertise have not only enriched the academic and medical communities but have also positively impacted patient care.

Prof. Fasanmade's academic journey began at the renowned University of Ibadan, where he completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree. He furthered his education, obtaining a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Physiology from the same institution. Demonstrating his commitment to lifelong learning and professional development, he pursued a Commonwealth Medical Fellowship at the Institute of Physiology in Glasgow, UK.

Fasanmade 2At the Fiji School of Medicine, as a Senior Lecturer on sabbatical in 2000

Fasanmade 3As a clinical student in front of Alexandra Brown Hall, 1978

As a professor of Physiology and Medicine at the University of Ibadan, Prof. Fasanmade has taught a range of subjects, including cardiovascular, respiratory, and metabolic physiology, imparting his expertise to the next generation of healthcare professionals. Prof. Fasanmade's teaching extends beyond the classroom, as he has supervised numerous research projects, dissertations, and theses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Fasanmade 41975: Professor Fasanmade at entry to the Medical School

Prof. Fasanmade's clinical expertise as a consultant physician, with a focus on endocrinology, has been invaluable in diagnosing and treating patients with complex medical conditions. As the Head of the Endocrine Unit at the Department of Medicine in the University College Hospital, Ibadan, he played a pivotal role in providing high-quality care to patients while actively contributing to medical advancements through his research and publications.

Fasanmade 5Professor Adesoji, A. Fasanmade at the 50th reunion of Edo College Benin City in 2020

In addition to his academic and clinical pursuits, Prof. Fasanmade has held several administrative positions, including Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo. He has also served on various accreditation panels, contributing his expertise to enhance medical education and training programmes across Nigeria and beyond.

Prof. Fasanmade's dedication to research is evidenced by his extensive publications and his involvement in reviewing journal articles for reputable scientific publications. He has presented his findings and shared his insights at numerous conferences and symposia worldwide, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange within the global medical community.

Fasanmade 6With a former classmate, Dr Mrs Morenike Kukoyi, at the 30th Reunion of MBBS/BDS CoMUI Class ‘80 in 2010

Fasanmade 7At the 30th MBBS/BDS class of ‘80 reunion with some of their teachers in 2010

Fasanmade 8With Prof Ayo Omotoso, his former classmate, at a reunion in Glasgow, 1992

Fasanmade 9Graduation picture with a classmate, Prof Akinyinka Omigbodun, in 1980

Beyond his professional achievements, Prof. Fasanmade is admired for his commitment to leaving a lasting impact. His philosophy of leaving an establishment better than he found it reflects his passion for continuous improvement and his desire to positively influence the healthcare system. In his spare time, Prof. Fasanmade enjoys engaging in various hobbies, including lawn tennis, chess, reading, traveling, and snorkelling.

With his profound knowledge, exemplary leadership, and tireless dedication, Prof. Adesoji Adedipe Fasanmade has made remarkable contributions to the field of physiology and medicine. His expertise, combined with his commitment to education, clinical practice, and research, has positioned him as a highly respected figure in the medical community, inspiring and mentoring generations of healthcare professionals.

Therefore, this event serves as an opportunity to celebrate his outstanding achievements and express our gratitude for his invaluable contributions to the field.

We look forward to your presence as we celebrate the remarkable career and legacy of Professor Adesoji Adedipe Fasanmade.

Thank you.

Olayinka Omigbodun FAS
Professor of Psychiatry and Provost

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