It’s at all times nice to see Nigerians within the diaspora come again to the nation to contribute their very own quarter.
That’s the case of Dr. Modupe Elebute-Odunsi, who moved again to Nigeria after 30 years of practising within the UK.
Dr. Elebute-Odunsi not too long ago opened an ultra-modern specialist hospital known as the Marcelle Ruth Most cancers Centre & Specialist Hospital.
The hospital, which is owned by herself and her husband, Bolaji Odunsi, a financier, was conceived and executed with the precise intention of addressing the detection and remedy of most cancers and a variety of different specialist circumstances in an setting akin to a high personal hospital in Europe or North America.
Elebute leads a workforce of over 40 employees who work with first-class tools and whose mantra is ‘The very best affected person expertise’.
The hospital is provided with the newest expertise together with a Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator, essentially the most superior radiotherapy machine obtainable on this planet, the primary in West Africa, and the fifth in the entire of Africa.
With this large feat, Elebute is trying to make her personal mark within the Nigerian healthcare area.
Born to oldsters who’re professors within the medical discipline, (one, a Professor of Surgical procedure, the opposite, a professor of Physiology), Elebute-Odunsi is one in all 4 youngsters.
Modupe certified from the School of Drugs, the College of Lagos in 1986, after which she accomplished postgraduate coaching in Inside Drugs and Haemato-Oncology at facilities of excellence in London, together with St Bartholomew’s Hospital, St George’s Hospital, and The Royal Marsden.
She acquired a prestigious fellowship from the Leukaemia Analysis Fund and gained a Physician of Drugs (MD) diploma from the College of London for her ground-breaking work.
Within the UK, Dr. Elebute has held Guide and Honorary Senior Lecturer posts at St George’s Hospital, the Nationwide Blood Service and King’s School Hospital, and has a well-established personal apply on the Spire and Lister Hospitals. In Nigeria, she has labored on the Lagoon Hospitals, the place she was instrumental in creating a pathology laboratory and a sickle cell clinic.
Dr. Elebute is extensively printed in scientific journals and textbooks. Concerned within the growth of the undergraduate haematology curriculum at St George’s College of London, Dr. Elebute was additionally a Postgraduate Director and Academic Supervisor for College of London’s Haematology Postgraduate Coaching Programme for a number of years.
She is a Fellow of the Royal School of Physicians, a Fellow of the Royal School of Pathologists and a member of the British Society of Haematology and the American Society of Haematology.
Enthusiastic about giving again, Dr. Elebute helped arrange the Sickle Cell Membership of Lagos whereas nonetheless at medical faculty. She is Patron of Construct Africa and a previous Trustee of The Walkabout Basis. She is married with youngsters.