Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello appointed as new Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University

Following recommendations by the Joint Committee of Council and Senate of LASU , Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has recently been appointed at the new Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University in accordance with the LASU Law, cap169 Vol 7, Laws of Lagos State.

Prior to her appointment, she has served as the first professor in pysiology in LASU College of Medicine in 2007 after rising from an assistant lecturer to an associate professor in 2005 at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos.

She is the pioneering Director of LASU Directorate of Advancement which was established by the Vice Chancellor Prof Lanre Fagbohun in 2016.

She is a member of many professional bodies and she was the first female Second Vice President, Physiological Society of Nigeria, and the First Vice President, also first female to hold that position up to year 2019..

Prof Olatunji-Bello was Government representative on the Lagos State University (LASU) Governing Council, 2004 to October 2008 and currently a Senate Representative on the Governing Council of Lagos State University.

Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello has graduated 4Ph.Ds and 37 MSc candidates while still supervising more PhD students.

The distinguished scientist is known for her very brilliant academic work and she has over 53 publications to her credit; excluding papers she has read at both local and international conferences.

She has served as Chairman Organizing Committee of an International Conference of the International Union of Physiological Sciences and Association of African Physiological Societies in 2016. She has also contributed chapters in some textbooks and e-learning materials.

We wish her the very best as she takes on this role.

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