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educator , Surgeon

Leonard Elisa Lema, Tanzanian surgeon, educator. Registered medical practitioner, Nigeria. Named Hawley International Guest scholar American College of Surgeons, 1991; medical fellow Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, London, 1985-1986, Foundation fellow College Surgeons East, Central and Southern Africa, 1999.

Background

Lema, Leonard Elisa was born on September 7, 1950 in Moshi, Tanzania. Son of Elisa Kileo Lema and Tikisaeli Malema.

Education

Master Medicine, University Dar-Es-Salaam, 1982. Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, University Lagos, 1977.

Career

Intern Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, 1977—1978. Medical officer Ministry of Health, Tanzania, 1978—1979. Resident physician Teaching Hospital, Tanzania, 1979—1982.

Lecturer University Dar-Es-Salaam, 1982—1988, senior lecturer, 1988—1993, professor surgery, since 1993. General surgery Muhimbili Medical Center, Dar-Es-Salaam, 1982—1984. Registrar St. Thomas' Hospital, London, 1985-1986.

Consultant thoracic surgeon Muhimbili Medical Center, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Registered medical practitioner, Nigeria.

Membership

Chairman Nronga Development Association, Tanzania, 1991-1995. Fellow International College Surgeons, Tanzania Surgical Association (vice president 1994-1996, president 1996-1998), Association Surgeons East Africa. Member Medical Association Tanzania, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Aishi Lucy Nkya, April 12, 1979. Children: Utore, Yakobo.

father:
Elisa Kileo Lema

mother:
Tikisaeli Malema

spouse:
Aishi Lucy Nkya

child:
Utore Lema

child:
Yakobo Lema