Adeoye A.O.

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Adenike O.
Dr (Mrs)
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Clinical Sciences
Research Interest(s): 
Anterior segment

Born into the Adeniyi Family in Ibadan, on the 9th of December, 1952; the 2nd child of an agriculturalist father and a nurse mother, Dr Adeoye’s early education was at Alafia Institute, Mokola, Ibadan, from where she proceeded to Queen's School, Ede. Armed with a Grade1 West African School Certificate, she enrolled at the University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1971 as one of the pioneer Medical students. She graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Health Sciences in 1975 and MB.ChB in 1978.

Dr Adeoye worked in various hospitals before starting her postgraduate residency training in Ophthalmology at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ife, University College Hospital, Ibadan, ECWA Eye Hospital, Kano and National Eye Centre, Kaduna. She obtained a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons and Fellowship of the Medical College in Ophthalmology in 1993.

Dr Adeoye joined OAU, Ife in 1994 as a Lecturer 1 and Consultant Ophthalmologist to OAUTHC, Ife where she is involved in teaching, research and service. She was promoted to Reader in 2007. Dr Adeoye has attended several courses and conferences and belongs to many professional and social associations. She is married, with 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Selected Publication(s): 
Adeoye, A. (1996). Survey of blindness in rural communities of South-western Nigeria. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 1 (5): 672-676.
Adeoye, A.O; Olateju, S.O; Soetan, E.O. (2002). Communal conflict-related ocular trauma. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 5(1):1-4.
Ashaye, A.O., Adeoye, A.O. (2008). Characteristics of patients who drop out from a glaucoma clinic. Journal of Glaucoma. 17(3): 227-232.
Onakpoya, O.H., Adeoye, A.O., Kolawole, B.A. (2010). Determinantsof dilated eye examination among Type 2 diabetics in southwestern Nigeria. Eur J Int Med 21: 176-179.
Adeoye, A.O; Ashaye, A.O; Onakpoya, O.H. (2010). Perception and attitude of people towards Onchocerciasis in southwestern Nigeria. Middle East African J Ophthalmol. 17(4): 310-314.