Faculty of Basic Medical Science


I sincerely Welcome you to the website of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences


Dean's Welcome Address

I sincerely Welcome you to the website of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, of the Obafemi Awolowo University. Ile-Ife, Nigeria. This is a platform where students and staff as well as visitors can find essential information about our activities and operations.
Our Faculty is committed to providing a solid foundation for the training of health professionals in the College of Health Sciences, such as Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Dentists and Occupational Therapists. Aside for teaching Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Pathology and Pharmacology the Faculty also runs degree programmes in Nursing Science, Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy options). The Faculty had produced over 500 Nurses, 500 Physiotherapists and 50 Occupational Therapists in the last 10 years. Graduate programmes leading to the awards of M.Sc and Ph.D are available in our different departments.
As part of our mission, the Faculty aims at preparing students for leadership positions in governments, businesses, and the non-governmental spheres. We are not only providing students with the knowledge and vision to be leaders on national and international levels but also helping them to understand the dynamics of global governance. We groom our students to acquire knowledge based on the development of in various fields and an interdisciplinary approach to patient care.
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences has produced 18 Professors and many readers. It is also warm heartening to report that 2 Emeritus Professors in persons of Professor V.C.B. Nwuga and Professor W.O. Odesanmi have been produced in this Faculty.
Rufus A Adedoyin, BMR, PT, M.Sc; PhD, MACAPN
Professor & Dean

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