Emeritus Professor Oladipo Akinkugbe



Professor Oladipo Akinkugbe CFR MD DPhil FRCP NNOM Hon.DSc is one of Nigeria’s most respected and distinguished academics and physicians. He is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, and studied and taught at some of the world’s most prestigious universities including the University of London, Balliol College University of Oxford England and Harvard Medical School Boston, USA.

Prior to joining Vesta Healthcare Partners, Professor Akinkugbe was Chairman of the Presidential Projects Implementation Committee (PPIC) on refurbishing of Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria. He was also a former Chairman of the Board of Management of University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria and one-time Chairman of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. He has also served as Pro Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt, was a Former Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, a Former Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin; and a Former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ibadan.

Professor Akinkugbe has received several awards including the Boehringer Ingelheim Award of the International Society of Hypertension. He is a member of WHO Technical Advisory Committee on Health Research and Secretary of WHO Technical Discussions on University and Health for All.