Prof. Babatope Kolawole

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Biography

Babatope Kolawole is Professor of Medicine at the Obafemi Awolowo University, and Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, both in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

ProfKolawole’s main research interest is in clinical endocrinology with a bias for diabetology and thyroidology. He is editor-in-chief of the Nigerian Endocrine Practice and he sits on the editorial board of the African Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism as well as the Nigerian Journal of Health Sciences. He is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians, American College of Physicians (FACP) as well as Fellow of the American College of Clinical Endocrinologists (FACE).  He is the recipient of several travel awards and grants including stints at the Department of Endocrinology, University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa and the Endocrinology Unit of the Monmouth Medical Centre, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA.

Prof. Kolawole is a facilitator at the West African College of Physicians revision courses as well as secretary of the Endocrinology division of the Faculty of Internal Medicine of the West African College of Physicians. He examines at both the membership and fellowship levels. He has successfully mentored and supervised several practicing endocrinologists in addition to Master and Doctoral degree students. Prof. Kolawole served as South West coordinator of Nigerian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (now Endocrine and Metabolism Society of Nigeria EMSON) for years and is the current Treasurer.

Prof. Kolawole served meritoriously as Vice – Dean of the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for 2 terms between 2008 and 2011.