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pediatric hematology educator , researcher

Adekunle Dada Adekile, Nigerian pediatric hematology educator, researcher. Fogarty fellow National Institutes of Health, 1990. Fellow West African College Physicians, Medical College Pediatrics Nigeria; member American Society Hematology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Adekile, Adekunle Dada was born on December 27, 1949 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Son of Isaac Ayoola and Julianah Ebun (Akintola) Adekile.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Limburg, Maastricht, Netherlands, 1996.

Career

Intern, then resident Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, 1975-1981. Professor pediatrics Obafemi Awolowo University, 1982-1990. Research fellow Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1990-1993.

Professor pediatrics hematology Kuwait University, Safat, since 1993, director Hemoglobin Research Laboratory, since 1993. Clinical fellow in pediatrics hematology Howard University Hospital, Washington, 1980-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, author, contributor to several books. Member editorial board HEMOGLOBIN, Journal Hemoglobin Research. Contributor numerous articles on sickle cell anemia and other hemoglobinopathies to international journals.

Membership

Fellow West African College Physicians, Medical College Pediatrics Nigeria. Member American Society Hematology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Gladys Modupe Benjamin, February 27, 1976. Children: Ayoola, Adebowale, Olusegun, Akinyinka.

father:
Isaac Ayoola Adekile

mother:
Julianah Ebun (Akintola) Adekile

spouse:
Gladys Modupe Benjamin

child:
Ayoola Adekile

child:
Adebowale Adekile

child:
Olusegun Adekile

child:
Akinyinka Adekile