Prof. Omolola M. ATALABI

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Name: Prof. Omolola M. ATALABI


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 Department: Radiology

Designation: Professor

Brief Biography:




      Department:  RADIOLOGY (Focus on Paediatric Radiology)


      College:  MEDICINE

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      Mobile Phone:  0803-704-3598

II        (a)   First Academic Appointment:      27th DECEMBER, 2000

          (b)   Present Post:    SENIOR LECTURER I (Oct 2004)

III       University Education:   UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN      (1984-1989)  

  • Academic Qualifications:
  • i) Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 1989, University of Ibadan
  • ii) Certificate in Management Science (Administration), 1992; Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State        
  • Professional Qualifications and Diplomas:

        Fellow of West African College of Surgeons (Faculty of Radiology) - October 1999

        Fellow, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (Faculty of Radiology) – November 1999

Masters in Business Administration ( MBA.Ib) (Marketing)   November 2003

  • Scholarship, Fellowship and Prizes:
  • SB Lagundoye’s prize for Best Dissertation in Part II Radiology Fellowship Examination (National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria) – November 1999
  • 2006 MASHAV scholar, Institute of Continuing Medical Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, University of Tel_Aviv, Israel, May- July 2006
  • RSNA Dereek Harwood Nash International Fellow 2007
  • The Society for Pediatric Radiology 2010 Heidi PatriquinInternational fellow2010
  • Membership of Learned Societies:

Co-ordinator and Head, University Health Services, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso-        1990 – 1994 

Treasurer, Committee of Directors of Health Services of all Nigerian Universities   -1991 – 1994

Financial Secretary, National Association of Doctors of University Health Services  -  1992 – 1994

Financial Secretary, Nigerian Medical Association (Oyo State Branch)      -1992 – 1993

President, (1st Female) Association of Resident Doctors, UCH, Ibadan.  1996 – 1997

Auditor, National Association of Resident Doctors      -   1998

Vice-Chairman, Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria (MDCAN) U.C. H Branch  -   2002-2004

Secretary, Medical Women Association of Nigeria (Oyo)   2004-2006

Secretary, Association of Radiologists of West Africa 2005-2007

Member, Association of Radiologists of West Africa

Member, Radiological Society of North America

Member   Society of Pediatric radiology

Member, Association of American Women Radiologist- Member of the International subcommittee

Member, British Institute of Radiology

Member, Nigerian Society of Sonologists

Member, Multidisciplinary Tumour Group, UCH, Ibadan

Member, Nigerian Association for the Study of the Liver (NASL)

Member, Nigerian Society for the study of pain

Member, Paediatric Oncology Group of Nigeria

Member, University of Ibadan Senate (Representing Congregation) -     2003 till date

Assistant Warden, Idia Hall of Residence  - April 2004 - May 2009

VIII.    Details of Teaching Experience at University Level:

            (a) Teaching at Undergraduate Level:

I joined the college of medicine university of Ibadan in December 2000, and since then I have been teaching introductory Lectures and Tutorials in Radiology to 300- level Medical Students, and core lectures and tutorials in Radiology to 400, 500 and 600 level Medical and Dental Students.

I also teach Paediatric Radiology to medical students during the Junior Paediatric posting and general radiology to 400 level Medical Students during the (Block) Special postings; in addition I teach and demonstrate Principles of Radiology to 400 level Physiotherapy students during the Radiology posting.

Co-ordinator of undergraduate training in the department, charged with the responsibility of coordinating the different teaching and training schedules for all the categories of undergraduate students rotating through the department since 2001. I represent the department of radiology in the examination committee in the final MBBS surgery examinations.

(b) Teaching at Postgraduate Level:

As a consultant radiologist in the University College Hospital, I am involved in training and preparing Residents Doctors in Radiology through teaching, and practical demonstrations for the Fellowship examinations in West African College of Surgeons, and National postgraduate Medical College.

I teach Radiology to Residents Doctors from other specialties rotating through the department of Radiology. I have been regularly invited as a resource person to give lectures during the update and revision courses in Radiology which were organised in different parts of the country. In addition, I am also invited from time to time by other specialties e. g Internal Medicine, Orthorhinolaringology, Family medicine, Ophthalmology, and Obstetrics and gynaecology to give lectures and film demonstration sessions in Radiology during the update courses. I was invited as an observer and invigilator in the examinations from October 2003, by the West African College of Surgeons.I give Radiology lectures to post graduate students undergoing the M.Sc programme in Surgery.

My other academic activities include participation in weekly intradepartmental and inter-departmental seminars and special radiology teaching sessions.


  • Research Interest:Paediatrics and GIT imaging

            (i)          Dissertation and Thesis:

  • -Metacarpal Index in Nigerian Children and Adults – presented as part fulfilment of

Part II (Final) FNMCR, 1999 (Won the best Part II Final Dissertation in the Faculty

of Radiology of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria).

  • -Book of Case Reports – presented as part fulfilment of Part II (Final) FNMCR, 1999.

(ii). Articles that have already appeared in learned journals:


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