NAME:                                       FAWOLE Olufunmilayo I

ADDRESS:                                 Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics


                                                Faculty of Public Health

                                                College of Medicine,

                                                University College Hospital,


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                                                Fax: 234-2413545

Cell: 08032180302 and 08052207113

POSITION:                                Associate Professor, Honorary Medical Consultant



University of Ibadan, Nigeria. (Sept. 1981- Jun. 1987)

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa (Mar. 5 to Apr. 4 2008).

University of The Witwatersrand, South Africa (Feb 2008- Dec 2009.

University of Ibadan, Nigeria. (Feb. 2007- till date)



a. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) University of Ibadan - June 1987

b. Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pretoria - March 2008

c. Masters of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Msc Epi and Bio), University of the

Witwatersrand, South Africa - Dec 2009.

d. Certificate in Medical Education (Modules- research methods, assessment methods, blue printing and conducting OSCEs). Center for medical education in context (CenMEDIC) and FAIMER centre for distance Learning, London, United Kingdom (July 2012-till date).



a.  Fellow, National Postgraduate Medical College Nigeria           -  Mar 1990-May 1995

b.  Fellow, West African Postgraduate Medical College.              -  mar 1990-Oct 1996

c. Fellow, South African Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (SAFRI) (Health sciences education - educational principles, research scholarship and leadership) - Jan 2010 - July 2012.




1.  Member, Nigerian Medical Council - Reg. No. F 14, 856

2.  Member, National Medical Association Medical Women of Nigeria (MWAN)

3.  Member, National Association of Public Health Physicians (APHPN)

4.  Member, Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN).

5.  Member, African Malaria Network

6.  Member, UI/UCH Institutional Review Committee

7.  Member, Global Forum for Health Research

8.  Member, Global Maternal Health Network (GMHC)

9.  Member, Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)

10. Member, Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (RSPH)

11. Member, Nigerian Field Epidemiology Training Programme (N- FELTP)

12. Member, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

13. Member, African Regional Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions   Network (TEPHNIET)

14. Member, (IUSSP) International Union for Scientific Study of Population

15. Member, International Epidemiology Association (IEA)


Editorial Appointment

a. Reviewer – African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences

b. Reviewer- African AIDS Journal

c. Associate Editor, BMC Public Health

National Assignment
a. National surveillance Officer, World Health Organization, Nigeria – 2001-2002. Conducted surveillance for 22 priority diseases in the state. 

b. Consultant, WHO Oyo state Office (2003-06). Supporting Routine and supplemental  immunization;  Disease surveillance and Prevention/control of epidemics in a state with 33 LGAs and population of about 5 million people.
c. Team leader, National Evaluation of Global Fund Round 5 implementation in selected states of Nigeria. Evaluation was awarded by NACA in 12 states of the country on six different target group for HIV/AIDs (PLWHA, OVC, pregnancy women, Health care providers, SMEs, general population etc)




1.  Teaching of:

Undergraduate level

a  MBBS Part I & II :  Course on “ Introduction to Epidemiology.’’

b. MBBS Part III: “Epidemiology of Communicable and Non communicable diseases.’’

c. MBBS Final: Revision  Lectures in Epidemiology.’’

d. B.Sc, 2nd Year and ADHE Students: Principles and Methods of Epidemiology.’’     

e. Environmental Health Officers Tutors and Nurse Tutors Course. ’’Principles of Epidemiology.

f.  School of Midwifery and Nursing Emerging and Remerging diseases in public health.


Postgraduate level

Is involved in the four Masters programme of the Department :- Msc in Epidemiology, MSc Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, MPH Field Epidemiology, and MPH in Field Epidemiology and Laboratory training and Practice.


a. MSc/ MPH - Principles of Epidemiology   (1st semester)

- Communicable Disease Epidemiology (1st semester)

- Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology (1st semester)

- Research Methodology (1st semester)

- Practical Epidemiology (2nd semester)    

- Health Information System (2nd semester)

- History of Public Health (2nd semester)

- Practical Epidemiology (2nd semester)

- Public Health Nutrition (2nd semester)

- Occupational Epidemiology (2nd semester)

- Environmental Epidemiology (2nd semester)

- Reproductive health (OBS 714)

- Epidemiology seminars

- Field work

b. PhD.- as above

Professional level

a.  West African College of Physicians       - Epidemiological Principles and Methods

                                                          -  Study designs   

- Observational studies of mortality

-  Evidence based Medicine

b.  National Postgraduate Medical College   -  Epidemiological Principles and Methods


2. Resident Doctor Supervision


Professional  - (FWACP/FNMCPH)

  1. Akinleye CA. (2008).  An evaluation of the effectiveness of health education on the knowledge, attitude and perception of police officers on gender-based violence in Osun state.
  2. Balogun MO (2009).  Comparison of Prevalence and Pattern of Gender based violence among rural and urban women in Oyo state, Nigeria. c. Adejimi A  (2012).   Comparison of Prevalence and Pattern of Gender based violence among military and civilian men in Ibadan , Nigeria.
  3. Fakunle (ongoing).  HIV related sexual risk behavior in students who have been exposed and not exposed to the Family life and education programme in secondary schools in Ibadan, Nigeria.
  4. Sigbeku K (Ongoing).  Comparison of violence experience of People living with HIV and pregnant womwn seen at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
  5. Hassan K. Prevanece and pattern of obesity among residents of rural and urban communities of Nassarawa State (on going)
  6. Ladi Akinola O Use of long lasting insecticide treated bed nets in Sagamu local Government of Ogun state (on going).
  7. Oladimeji A. Non communicable disease Prevalnce and correlates among civil servants in Kaduna State (on going)
  8. Adeove W.  Screening for cancer of the cervix among people living with HIV/AIDS (on going).


3.  Clinical assignment

  1. Patient care and management at departmental field sites- Aladura village, Ajebo and Mokola communities.
  2. Bedside teaching of students and residents on clinical and practical epidemiology
  3. Consultation at Endemic and STC clinic, UCH.
  4. Health education of community members and patients.
  5. Education of primary care personnel on case management of malaria, measles, AFP and other vaccine preventable diseases


4.  Academic and Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Acting Head of Department (Dec 2009- Feb 2012).
  2. Head, Epidemiology Unit, Dept. of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (From 2000- till 2008).
  3. Examiner, West African Postgraduate Medical College.
  4. Examiner, National Postgraduate Medical College in Public Health
  5. Examiner, MBBS and Masters examinations at :Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Osogbo; Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye  and Obafemi Awolowo Unoversity, Ile Ife.
  6. Consultant, Centre for Disease Control on the Nigerian Flied Epidemiology and          Laboratory training practice
  7. Reviewer to African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, African Journal of Reproductive Health, African Journal of AIDS Research, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, African Health, Womens Health etc

5. Trainer/Consultant/ Invited Expert.

  1. EPI-INFO statistical software package for data management
  2. Epidemiological principles and Methods including research methodology to other departments, NGOs and governmental organizations.
  3. HIV/AIDS educational and awareness programme to NGOs, youth groups and the media,
  4. Gender based violence prevention awareness to young women and girls, media organizations, police and judicial officers.
  5. Consultant, to Federal Ministry of Health on Third interlink training on HIV and ART, MTCTC and HIV in pregnancy November 2010.
  6. Consultant/Expert, FMOH/WHO –Identification of Maternal Newborn and Child Health Research prioritization Workshop for settling up research agend a for the country 28th to 30th July 2011.
  7. Consultant/Expert, FMOH/WHO/CIDA-PMTCT Research prioritization Workshop for settling up research agenda for the coutry26th to 28th September 2011.
  8. Consultant, FMOH/Ministry of Environment.  Establishment of a National Environmental Health Institute of Nigeria (date)