Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, a Gastroenterology/Hepatology specialist, has been appointed as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital, Ibadan. His appointment takes effect from March 1st, 2019. He will be succeeding Professor Temitope Alonge whose tenure ends by February 28th this year. While you must have heard about Professor Otegbayo’s exploits in his field as a renowned surgeon
Prof. Otegbayo obtained the MSc and
He has been an examiner in Nigeria and Ghana to the West African College of Physicians since 2005 and belongs to several local and international professional associations, some of which are Nigerian Medical Association; Medical and Dental Consultants Association; America College of Physicians; Royal College of Physicians; Association of UICC Fellows; Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria’. To mention but fewmHis clinical interests are in Gastroenterology and Hepatology as evidenced by his research books on acute and chronic liver diseases, particularly viral hepatitis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
He has presented many academic papers at local, sub-regional and International Conferences, and has over one hundred scholarly publications to his credit in both local and international journals
He was the Director of Clinical Services, Research and Training and Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, UCH, Ibadan; Head, Department of Medicine, Babcock University and Babcock University Teaching Hospital, and Department of Medicine University of
He was World Bank Consultant to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone and later the maiden Chief Medical Director, University of Sierra Leone Teaching Hospital Complex, Freetown. He is a member of the International Relations Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology, USA.
He is a Chartered Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM), Fellow Certified International Professional Manager, Hinted Kingdom (FCIPM-UK), Fellow Member of the International Professional Managers Association (FPMA), and holds a professional postgraduate Qualifying Diploma in Management Consultancy and Organisational Transformation.