Dr. Joseph Olurotimi SANYA, Acting Provost, CMHS

Prof. Joseph Olurotimi SANYA, Provost, CMHS

Prof. Joseph Olurotimi SANYA is the Provost and also a Professor in Physiology at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Nigeria. He is a medical doctor and researcher in Physiology in which he has a Ph.D from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria (2011). His Ph.D thesis was on the Effects of Aqueous Extract of Zanthoxyllum zanthoxylloides and Aframomum melegueta on Sickle Cell Vaso-occlusive Crisis while his Masters dissertation was on Electrocardiographic Profiles of Normotensives At-Risk of Developing Hypertension (OAU, Ife.2003). He obtained an MB.BCH degree from the University of Calabar (1983). He is a member of many learned societies including: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Physiological Society of Nigeria (PSN) and the West African Network of Natural Product Research Scientists (WANNPRES).

He teaches Physiology and allied subjects both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has trained scores of house officers/resident doctors and rose to the post of Chief Medical Director before taking up academics full-time. He was a two-term chairman of the Ekiti State Branch of NMA (1998-2000). He has been a member of many boards and parastatals both at Federal and State levels. He has won several awards which include the prestigious National Productivity Order of Merit Award (2012) and Ekiti State Merit Award and Honours Roll (2013).

ABUAD Email address: sanyajo@abuad.edu.ng

Alternative Email address: rotimi37@gmail.com

Mobile Number: +2348033515541, +2348163954035.

Teaching Focus: Clinical application of Physiology.

Research and Consultancy interests: His research interest is in Sickle Cell Disease and Biomedical Devices. He has a locally derived anti-sickling formulation to his credit.