Prof. Adeniyi A. ADENIPEKUN



Name:  Adeniyi A. ADENIPEKUN

Designation: Professor
Department: Radiation Oncology
Phone Number: +234 8033583256,  +234 8051202020

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I was born at Ilesa in Osun State on 23rd December, 1959. I started my primary education at St’ Luke Demonstration School, Molete, Ibadan  from January 1966 to 1967. Thereafter went to St’ Mathaias Primary School, Akure from 1968 to 1969. I then proceeded to Emmanuel Primary School at Ado-Ekiti from 1970 to 1971. I gained admission to Christ’s School Ado-Ekiti for my secondary education from 1972 to 1976. I also had my Higher School certificate in the same school from 1977 to 1979.

I gained admission to University of Ibadan in 1979 through preliminary studies to study Medicine and Surgery. I graduated in September 1984 with MBBS degree. I had my Housemanship at Adeoye Specialist Hospital from 1984 to 1985. I then proceeded to Kwara State for the National Youth Service year at Offa General Hospital.

I work with, Oyo State as Medical Officer after my NYSC year and was posted to Eruwa General Hospital. I was in Eruwa  from1986 to 1987. I was transferred to Oni Memorial Children Hospital in 1988 from where I decided to join University College Hospital for my Residency in 1989.

I commenced my residency in Radiation Oncology in 1989 and successfully Concluded the program in 1994, because I still had 1 year   left in the residency I served as Senior Registrar in the Department before I was appointed as Lecturer 1 in the College of Medicine University of Ibadan and Consultant to University College Hospital in !995. I rose through the ranks to be promoted to the level of Professor with effect from 1st October 2014. My areas of research interests have been, Breast Cancers, Head and Neck, Palliative Care and Psycho-Oncology.


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1. Abdus-salam A.A, Adenipekun A.A., Akinlade B.I.,Elumelu T.N. (October, 2007) Pattern Of Paediatric Malignancies seen at the Radiotherapy Department of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. Nig Qt. J. Hosp.Med Vol 17(4), 152-154.

2. Abdus-salam A.A.,.Elumelu T.N.,.Adenipekun A.A. (2008) Mobile phone radiation and risk of cancer; a review. J. Med. Sci (2008) Vol 37, 107-118.

3. Huo D., Adebamowo C.A., Ogundiran T.O., Akang E.E., Campbell O.B.,Adenipekun A.A., Cummings S., Fackenthal J.,Ademuyiwa F, Ahsan H, Olopade O.I.. Parity and breastfeeding are protective against breast cancer in Nigeria women. British Journal of Cancer (2008)Vol 98, 992-996

4. Agunloye M., Elumelu T.N.,Adenipekun A.A.,Atalabi O.M.(2008) Yeild of Chest X ray of stage 3 Breast cancer Nigerian Patients. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Vol 25 (1) pp 9-12

5. Owoeye, O.; Malomo, A. O.; Elumelu, T. N.; Salami, A. A.; Osuagwu, F. C.; Akinlolu, A. A.; Adenipekun, AA.., Shokunbi, M. T.( 2008) Radiation nephritis: anti-inflammatory effect of dexamethasone in adult Wistar rats Rattus Novergicus. J. Morphol., Vol.26(1):69-74.

6. Ntekim A.,Adenipekun A.A. Akinlade B.I., Campbell O.B. (2010). High Dose Rate Brachytherapy in the treatment of cervical cancer: Preliminary experience with Cobalt-60 radionuclide source – A prospective study. Med. Insights: Oncology Vol.4: 89-94.

7. Ogundiran T.O.,Huo D., Adenipekun A.A.,Campbell O.B.,Oyesegun A.R.,Akang. E.,Adebamowo C.A,,Olapade O.I. (2010). Case-Control Study of Body Size and Breast Cancer Risk in Nigerian women. Jour. Of Epidemiology, Vol.172 (6): 682-690.

8. Adenipekun A,A. Oladapo O., Elumelu T.N..(2011) Concurrent External Radiotherapy and Doxorubicin Based Chemotherapy In Breast Cancer Patients Any Cardiac side Effects? Journal of American Science ; 7(6):241-244.

9. Adenipekun A.A. Elumelu.T.N.(2011) Cancer patient and Health care providers: Communication levels and Expectation. New York Science Journal 1(8):37-39

10. Elumelu T.N.. Adenipekun A.A., Abdus-salam A.A. Bojude A.D., Campbell O.B.. (2011)Quality of life in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer on Radiotherapy Treatment at Ibadan Vol3(8):1-10. (ISSN:1553-9865).

11. Elumelu T.N., . Adenipekun A.A., Abdus-salam A.A., Bojude A.D..(2011) Pattern of Breast Cancer Metastasis at the Radiotherapy Clinic, Ibadan - A Ten Year Review. Journal of American Science 2011; Vol 7(7):906-912]. (ISSN: 1545-1003).

12. Elumelu-Kupoluyi T. N., Akinlade B. I., Abdus-salam A. A. and Adenipekun A. A. (2011 )Measurement of Scattered Radiation Dose to The Eyes, Breasts and Gonads of Patients During External Beam Radiation Therapy. Cancer Biology;Vol 1(2): 10-16. (ISSN: 2150-1041).

13. ElumeluN., Abdus-salam A.A., Adenipekun A.A., Soyannwo O.A. (2011). Pattern of morphine prescription by doctors in a Nigerian tertiary hospital. Nigerian Journal of clinical practice vol 15 (1): 27-29

14. OgundiranO., Huo D., Adenipekun A.A., Campbell O.B.,Oyesegun A.R., Akang E., Adebamowo C. A., Olopade O.I. (2012). Body Fat Distribution and Breast cancer Risk Finding From the Nigerian Breast Cancer Study . Cancer Causes & Control Journal(CACO)  Vol 23,567-574

15. EdaghaA., Shokunbi M.T., Adenipekun A.A., Bassey R.B. Ekong M.B. (2012). The effect of preconceptional gamma irradiation on the morphometric assessment of adult female mice and the embryo. Int journal of medicine and medical sciencesvol 4 (4): 97-102.

16. Adenipekun A. A., Omoyeni N.E., Soyannwo I.O. (2012) Role of Chemotherapy as adjunct to weak opioids for pain relief in patients with advanced cancer. Researcher Vol 4(6)pp46-49

17. Adenipekun A. A., Elumelu-Kupoluyi T.N.,Oladeji A.A. (2012) Knowledge and Attitudes of Final Year Medical Students to Radiation Oncology as a specialty, Journal of American Science Vol 8(7) 6-10.

18. Adenipekun A. A.,Elumelu-Kupoluyi T.N.,Omoyeni N.E., Soyannwo I.O. (2012) Knowledge and Experience of cancer Patients receiving Chemotherapy in a Teaching Hospital in Internet Journal of pain, symptom control and palliative care. Vol 9 (1) 14347-14349.

19. Adenipekun A. A.,Elumelu-Kupoluyi T.N., Ogunnorin B.O. (2013) Outcome of Chemoradiation in management of Neuroblastoma in a Nigerian Child. American Journal of Research Communication Vol 1(8); 98-107.

20. Elumelu T.N., Adenipekun A.A., Soyannwo O, Aikomo O.O.,  Amanor –Boadu S.M. Ogundalu O.O. (2013) Palliative  Care Experience in Breast and Uterine Cervical cancer patients in Ibadan, Nigeria. . Internet Journal of pain, symptom control and palliative care.Vol 10(1) 1557-1559.


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