Full First Name(s)
Michaeline Asuquo
Title (honorific)
Prof
Academic Qualifications
FLVP Fellow (2009, Pediatric Ophthalmology LV Prasad Eye Institute India, India); FWACS Fellow (2004, West African College of Surgeon, Nigeria); FMCOphth Fellow (2003, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Nigeria); MSc (2002, University of London, United Kingdom); MBBCH (1998, University of Calabar, Nigeria)
Research Discipline(s)
Brief Biography (English)

Professor Michaeline Asuquo Isawumi is a Professor of Ophthalmology. She obtained MBBCh in 1989, MSc Community Eye Health in 2002 from University College London, FMCOphth 2003, FWACS 2004, FICS  2007, and a Fellow of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus obtained from  L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India, 2009.

She is presently the Dean of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Osun State University. She is a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and World Society for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS).

Prof Isawumi’s past Positions held include: Ag Head of Ophthalmology at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Osogbo; Ag Head of Department of Surgery in Osun State University, Ag, Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences,Ag. Dean, Faculty of Clinical sciences, Osun State University, Member, Board of Post-Graduate Studies, Senate amongst others.

Her research interests are on General, Community and Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus. She is a project consultant to Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) on the project “SIGHT FIRST” 2019-2024 and one of the Facilitators for the SiB (Seeing Is Believing) Project in Osun State of Nigeria. (2017-18). She is a reviewer for many local and international journals

She has attended many national and international conferences with many papers presented

Grants and Scholarship Awarded:

  1. DFID (Common Wealth Scholarship) for MSc-CEH, University College London. 2001-2002
  2. Orbis Fellowship for training in Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus. LV Prasad Eye Institute, India in 2009
  1. World Ophthalmology Congress 2014 Travel grant to Tokyo
  2. TETFund research grant for control and prevention of blindness in rural communities of Osun State 2015
  3. Travel grant to attend the joint American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus(AAPOS) and Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society of India (SPOSI) conference at Jaipur, India, December 2016
  • Lions Club International training grant for Phocoemulsification surgical techniques 2020
Job Title
Lecturer Medical Consultant
Primary Organisation
Osun State University
Website Address for Primary Organisation
African Country
Nigeria
African Region
West Africa

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