This College is headed by the Provost and it is also divided into two schools, namely, School of Basic Medical Sciences and School of Clinical Medicine. Each of the schools is headed by a Dean.
I heartily welcome you to Oba Okunade Sijuade College of
Health Sciences, Igbinedion University Okada. Our vision in the College of
Health Sciences is to produce medical and paramedical graduates who are vastly
competent, worthy in character and learning, and skilled enough to contribute
immensely and meaningfully to the economy and social wellbeing of our society.
The College was founded in the year 1999 and is housed in
the Hospital Campus of Igbinedion University, Okada. It is made up of two
schools; the School of Basic Medical Sciences and the School of Clinical
Medicine with the Provost as the Administrative Head of the College and a Dean
oversees each of the schools.
The school of Basic Medical Sciences consist of four degree
awarding Departments namely; Pre-clinical medicine, Department of Anatomy
(B.Sc.), Department of Physiology (B.Sc.) and Department of Medical Laboratory
Sciences (B.MLS). The Pre-clinical Medicine programme is a segment of the
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme. It is of three
(3) semesters duration taking effect from 200level for candidates who were
successful in 100level examination, and had attained a CGPA of 4.0 and above
and therefore made the Merit list.
Direct entry candidates who have first degree in Anatomy,
Biochemistry, Physiology, Nursing, and other Biomedical Sciences are also
The School of Basic Medical Sciences has over 25 lecturers
spanning the departments and made up of Professors, Associate Professors,
Senior Lecturers, and Lecturers. Over
the years, the school have trained undergraduates with knowledge and research
skills required to enhance employability in Hospitals, Schools, Laboratories
and industries globally.
The School of Clinical Medicine is headed by a Dean as well
and houses several departments including the Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery,
Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Community Medicine, Laboratory Medicine,
Medical Microbiology, Haematology, Chemical Pathology, Histopathology,
Pharmacology, Radiology Anaesthesiology, and Nursing etc.
The school has over 50 teaching staff, including Consultants,
Professors and other Lecturers. Since inception, the School has graduated well
over 1200 Medical Doctors who are gainfully employed and making great waves all
over the world.
Once again, you are welcome to Oba Okunade Sijuade College
of Health Sciences.
Prof. J.A Unuigbe
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