Professor Rachael Adeyanju AKINOLA

Professor Rachael Adeyanju AKINOLA

MB ChB (Alexandria), FMCR(Nig.), FWACS, MD, FICS, FICS
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Academic Background, Trainings, Skills, Positions, Teaching, Achievements (in Summary).

I attended Corona school (primary education), Lagos Anglican Girls; Grammar school (Secondary school).
I had my Medical education in the College of Medicine Alexandria University, Egypt, sponsored through a Federal Government scholarship, after which I did my internship in Lagos University teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.
Joined the Lagos State Health Service Commission and was posted to General Hospital Ikeja in 1985.
Underwent my Residency training in LUTH, graduating in 1992.
Was recruited into LASUCOM as a Senior Lecturer and the pioneer HOD of the Department of Radiology.
I was the National Secretary of the Faculty of Radiology, 2011 to 2014. For more than a decade, I have been an Examiner in the NPMCN and WACS and a member of their court of examiners and Faculty Boards.
I have been opportune to be a member of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Resource Accreditation team for Radiography Course.
I have been a resource person to many update courses. Was Chairman of the Diploma of Ultrasound Committee, Faculty of Radiology, NPMCN, an Associate Editor NPMJ editorial committee of the NPMCN.
I belong to a number of committees in the College of Medicine and University, and am currently the Chairman of the LASU Health Board.
I belong to a couple of Professional Associations such as Association of Radiologists of West Africa (ARAWA), Association of Radiologists In Nigeria (ARIN), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Association of American Women Radiologists (AAWR), International Society of Radiologists(ISR), Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Member of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).
Along the line, I acquired several skills from various trainings which includes, Ultrasound, Breast Imaging, CT Scan and MRI Scan, to mention but a few.
I am the current and pioneer president of the Breast Imaging Society of Nigeria (BISON) and have been able to initiate and run with my collaegues a mobile ultrasound guided biopsy clinic in the Department of Radiology, LASUTH, after having been trained through a NIH research grant (of which I am a co-investigator) in collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSK), Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital Complex (OAU) and the African Research Group for Oncology (ARGO).

Research Interests/Specialisations

Women Imaging, Breast Imaging, Neuroimaging, Cardiovascular imaging

Publications

1. Olubukola A Omidiji, Nicholas K Irurhe, Adekunle O Adeyomoye, Omodele A Olowoyeye, Oluyemisi O Toyobo, Elizabeth A Idowu, Aderemi Ishola, Sidikat A Ayodele, Mayomi A Onuwaje, Kenneth C Eze, Ngozi R Dim, Adaobi C Ilo, Feyisayo Y Daji, Kamaldeen O Jimoh, Abdulsalam M Yidi, Olubukola K Ajiboye, Ismail Anas, Muhammadu S Ahmadu, Ogechi A Ihekuna, Rachael A AKINOLA, Rasheed A Arogundade, Omolola M Atalabi (2020). .
COVID radiology preparedness in Nigeria: How ready are we?". West African Journal of Radiology Volume,27(2):150 - 154.

“COVID radiology preparedness in Nigeria: How ready are we?”.  West African Journal of Radiology Volume,27(2):150 – 154.

2. Mobolaji Oludara, Rachael AKINOLA, Abiodun Popoola and Samira Makanjuola(2020)..
Chapter Highlights on the "Inflammatory Bowel Disease, a Rare or under Diagnosed Disease in Nigeria", Research Trends and Challenges in Medical Science Vol. 4 Pages 56 - 65. 4(3): 1-7

Chapter Highlights on the “Inflammatory Bowel Disease, a Rare or under Diagnosed Disease in Nigeria”, Research Trends and Challenges in Medical Science Vol. 4 Pages 56 – 65.

3. AU, Oladimeji AB, Ikuerowo SO, Abolarinwa AA, Kayode-Awe OM, Nwankpele TO, Lamina MO, Animashaun BA, AKINOLA RA (2019).
“Spectrum of Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract as seen at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja” Annals of Clinical Sciences,4(1):1-5.

“Spectrum of Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract as seen at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja” Annals of Clinical Sciences,4(1):1-5.

4. BAKARE A. Rasheedat, JINADU O. Faosat, IKUEROWO O. Stephen, AKINOLA A. Rachael(2019).
"Sonourethrography Versus Retrograde Urethrography Findings In The Assessment Of Anterior Urethral Strictures In A Tertiary Institution In Lagos, Nigeria". Journal of Medical Care Research and Review,2(04):130 - 136.

“Sonourethrography Versus Retrograde Urethrography Findings In The Assessment Of Anterior Urethral Strictures In A Tertiary Institution In Lagos, Nigeria”. Journal of Medical Care Research and Review,2(04):130 – 136.

5. Akala IO. Akanji O. AKINOLA A. RACHAEL(2018). .
"Assessment of Referring Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Justification of Medical Imaging in patients in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, South West, Nigeria. A pilot study". LASU Journal of Health Sciences,1(1): 40-48.

Assessment of Referring Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Justification of Medical Imaging in patients in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, South West, Nigeria. A pilot study. LASU Journal of Health Sciences,1(1): 40-48.

Akhigbe AO, AKINOLA A. RACHAEL, Ighodaro E.O(2017)
 "Screening Mammography Findings among some Nigerian Women". Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research,24(6):1-7.

Screening Mammography Findings among some Nigerian Women”. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research,24(6):1-7.

7. Atalabi O.M, Odafe-Oyibotha O.O, AKINOLA A. RACHAEL(2016). .
"Comparative analysis of renal doppler indices in type 2 diabetic patients and healthy subjects in South Western Nigeria". West African Journal of Ultrasound,17(2):1 - 11. .

“Comparative analysis of renal doppler indices in type 2 diabetic patients and healthy subjects in South Western Nigeria”. West African Journal of Ultrasound,17(2):1 – 11.

8. Akanji AO, AKINOLA A. RACHAEL, Balogun BO, Akano AO, Atalabi OM, Akinkunmi MAN, Awosanya GOG(2015).
Computerized tomography scan and Head injury: The experience in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. A cross sectional study". Medical Practice and Review,6(2):1 - 15. .

Computerized tomography scan and Head injury: The experience in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. A cross sectional study”. Medical Practice and Review,6(2):1 – 15.

9. AKINOLA A. RACHAEL, Wright K O, Osunfidiya O O, Orogbami O O, Akinola O I (2011)..
"Mammography and mammographic screening: are female patients at a teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, aware of these procedures". Diagn.Interv.Radiol, 17:125-129.

“Mammography and mammographic screening: are female patients at a teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, aware of these procedures”. Diagn.Interv.Radiol, 17:125-129.

10. AKINOLA A. RACHAEL, Okeoghene A Ogbera, Josephine AA Onakoya, Chris E Enebulele and Idowu O Fadeyibi (2011).
"Mammograms and Breasts arterial calcifications: Looking Beyond Breast Cancer: a preliminary report". BMC Research Notes,4:207-209.

“Mammograms and Breasts arterial calcifications: Looking Beyond Breast Cancer: a preliminary report”. BMC Research Notes,4:207-209.