Prof. Oyewusi GUREJE

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Name: Prof. Oyewusi GUREJE

Faculty: CLINICAL SCIENCES

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 Department:Psychiatry

Designation: Professor

Brief Biography:

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NAME: GUREJE, Oye

POSITION TITLE: Professor

CURRENT POSITIONS:
Professor of Psychiatry and Director,
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health,
Neurosciences and Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan
Consultant Psychiatrist,University College Hospital, Ibadan

 

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

YEAR(s)

FIELD OF STUDY

 

University of Benin

University of Manchester

University of Manchester

University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan

MBBS

Dip.Psych

MSc

PhD

DSc

1982

1988

1988

1993

2004

Medicine

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Psychiatry

 
 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

DEGREE

YEARS

 

West African College of Physicians  (Psychiatry)

Fellow

1986

 

National Postgraduate Medical College (Psychiatry)

Fellow

1990

 

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Fellow

1997

 

Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Member

2000

 

Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK)

Fellow

2002

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING                                                       

 

University of Benin, Benin-City

1976 - 1982 

 

Aro Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Abeokuta

1983 – 1986

 

Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK

1986 - 1989

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

1995 till date

 

Honorary Psychiatrist, St. Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia.

1996 - 1999

 

Research Psychiatrist, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Parkville, Victoria. 

1995 - 1999

 

Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal Park Hospital, Parkville, Victoria.

1995 - 1999

 

Consultant Psychiatrist, University College Hospital, Ibadan.

1989

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

·               Member, Nigerian Medical Association

·               Member, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria.

·               Member, International Psychogeriatric Association.

·               Member, Section on Schizophrenia, World Psychiatric Association.

·               Member, Section on Epidemiology and Public Health, World Psychiatric Association.

·               Member, African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professionals.

 

HONORS

DEGREE

YEARS

 

W.H.O. Training Fellowship

 

1986 ‑1988 

 

Department of Psychiatry, University of  Manchester

Honorary Research Fellow

1987 ‑1989 

 

Section on Epidemiology and Public Health, World Psychiatric Association (Chairman of its Membership Subcommittee). 

Member of the Executive Committee

2002 - 2012

 

Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia.   

Honorary Associate Professor

2002 - 2009

 

World Health Organization Alcohol Policy and Strategy Advisory Committee

Member

2001 - 2004

 

Association of African Psychiatrists and Allied Professionals

Secretary for Publications

2005 - 2009

 

West and Central Africa, World Psychiatric Association.

Zonal Representative

2005 - 2008 

 

Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria.

President

2005 - 2009

 

World Psychiatric Association Regional Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, March 21-23, 2007

Chairman Scientific Committee

2007

 

Lancet Global Mental Health Group

Member

2007

 

World Psychiatric Association Task Force on Brain Drain

Chairman

2007 - 2008 

 

World Psychiatric Association Review Committee

Member

2008-2011

 

International Advisory Group for the Revision of ICD-10 Mental and Behavioral Disorders for the World Health Organization

Member

2007-2018

 

Osun State Award

 

2007

 

Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM)

 

2008

 

Mental Health Action Committee (mental health policy advisory body to the Federal Ministry of Health)

Chairman

2008

 

ICD/DSM Harmonization Workgroup

Member

2008 – 2009 

 

World Psychiatric Association

Honorary Member

2008

 

WHO/WPA Policy Roundtable on Scaling-up Mental Health Service in Africa, October 23, 2009

Convener

2009

 

African Association of Psychiatrists and Allied Professionals

President

2009

 

Somatic Distress and Dissociative Disorders Workgroup of the WHO International Advisory Group for the Revision of ICD-10 Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders

Chairman

2009 -2018

 

Field Studies Coordination Group of the WHO International Advisory Group for the Revision of ICD-10 Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorder

Vice Chairman

2010 -2018

 

World Psychiatric Association Standing Committee on Ethics

Member

2011-2014

 

Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association (ICOMAA) Worldwide

 

2011

 

Nigeria Academy of Science

Fellow

2013

 

Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Professor Extraordinary

2016

 

Working Group on Culture for the Revision of ICD-10 Chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders

Co-Chairman

2016-2018

 

Lancet Commission on Health Quality in the Era of SDG

Member

2016-2018

 

World Psychiatric Association Standing Committee for Science, Research and Education

Member

2018

 

JOURNAL EDITORIAL POSITIONS

DEGREE

YEARS

 

West African Medical Journal

Assistant Editor in Chief

1990 – 1995

 

Annals of Ibadan Postgraduate Medicine

Member, Editorial Advisory Board

2000

 

International Review of Psychiatry

Associate Editor for Africa

2005

 

International Journal of Mental Health Systems

Member, Editorial Board

2006 -2014

 

African Journal of Psychiatry

Deputy Editor

2007- 2014

 

Mental Health in Family Medicine

Member, Editorial Board

2008

 

Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Member, Editorial Board

2008

 

The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry

Associate Editor for Africa

2009-2013

 

Current Psychiatry Reports

Members, Editorial Board

2010

 

Psychiatric Bulletin

Member, Editorial Board

2011

 

 Lancet Psychiatry

Member, Editorial Board

2013 -2017

 

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

Member, Editorial Board

2014

 

Global Mental Health

Member, Editorial Board

2014

 

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Science

Senior Associate Editor

2015

 

International Journal of Epidemiology

Associate Editor

2017

           
                   

   

Guest Editorships

  1. O.Gureje.Reseacrh for Clinical Practice. International Review of Psychiatry, 2007: 19(5).
  2. Rangaswaing and O.Gureje.Cultival Aspects of Schizophrnia: Perspectives from LAMI countries. International Reviewer of Psychiatry, 2012: 24(5)
  3. O.Gureje, G.Reed and M.First. Revising the classifications of mental and behavioural disorders: Rationale and process. International Review of Psychiatry, 2012: 24(6)

Orations

  1. Special Commemorative Lecture in honor of late Professor Thomas Adeoye Lambo; 13 March, 2009, Lagos State University Hospital, Lagos. Title of Lecture: Mental Health of Nigerians: a situation analysis.
  2. Special Convocation Lecture, Convocation Ceremonies of the National Postgraduate Medical College, September 17, 2009, Ijanikin, Lagos. Title of Lecture : The art and science of holistic care.
  3. International Leadership in Psychiatry Lecture and Dinner at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, 22 – 26 May, 2010, New Orleans, USA. Title of Lecture: African Psychiatry: challenges and opportunity at the dawn of the 21st century
  4. Pioneer Matriculation Lecture, at the Matriculation Ceremonies of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan on 24th February, 2012. Title of Lecture: “Priorities and the Challenge of Choices”.
  5. Invited Lecture: Alan Flisher Memorial Lecture: Classification of mental disorders in the context of global mental health. University of Cape Town South Africa. 22 November, 2016.
  6. Award Winners’ Lecture, National Merit Award, Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, 23 July, 2015. Title of Lecture: Hubris, humility and humongous lessons of the brain

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