The Department of Anatomy came into existence with the commencement of academic activities in the College on the 9th of February, 1999. The first Head of Department was Prof. A.O. Okanlawon (1999-2001). Prof. Oladapo A. Ashiru also served as Head of Department between 2001 and 2006. The current Acting Head of Department is Dr. L.C. Saalu. The Department has well-trained Academic, Non-Academic and Technical staff. The Department is housed in a bungalow building located to the left of the Administrative Block.
The department has well-trained Academic, Technical and Administrative Staff. The existing departmental building to houses the Histology Laboratory and offices for Students and Staff
There are three modules:
1) General Anatomy, Upper Limb and Lower Limb. (2) Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis and Perineum. (3) Head and Neck, Neuro-Anatomy and Back .
Students are assessed on a continuous basis with one In-course Examination at the end of each module.
All In-course Assessments make up 30% of the final First Professional Examinations in Anatomy which is taken at the end of the course.
The First (1st) Professional Examinations in Anatomy consists of four parts: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Essay, Practical Examination and Viva Voce.
Seventy-five percent (75%) attendance shall be allowed for students to be signed up for the First (1st) Professional Examination in Anatomy. Acceptance of absence from class shall only be based on a medical report duly signed by authorized medical personnel. This is in compliance with University guidelines.