Dr Dupe Ademola-Popoola- MBBS (Lagos 1991), FMCOphth(2001), FWACS(2001)
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Dr Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola ( Nee Ogedengbe)  was born in Ikare- Akoko, Ondo State Nigeria. She had her early educations up to the Advanced Level GCE in Ikare before attending the College of Medicine, University of Lagos for her Basic Medical degree (MBBS). 
She is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Ophthalmology, University of Ilorin and a Honorary Consultant to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital.
Her focus is on Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Ophthalmic Oncology .
She uses and teaches Telemedicine ( Cybersight) as a tool for capacity building in a resource limited country where she practices.
She has presented several papers at Conferences around the world; and as published extensively in National and international conferences and Journals.
Her strength is in making a difference as a change agent especially in addressing challenges to bring out the best. She enjoys mentoring and passionate about training of different groups of individuals.
Her internship was at the State Specialist Hospital Akure in 1992, One Year National Youth Services was at Bassa Cottage Hospital, Plateau State and at the Federal Government Girls College Clinic in Akure, Ondo State. She worked as a Medical Officer in Ophthalmology department from December 1993-1995 started Residency training Mid 1995 and completed in 2001 when she bagged the Fellowship of the National  Post graduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCOphth)  in Ophthalmology and  the  Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeon (FWACS) in 2001 after completing  clinical rotations and training in Ophthalmology at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital(UITH), Lagos University Teaching Hospital and University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.  She subsequently did sub-specialty training in Paediatric Ophthalmology at the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andrea Pradesh, India (2007) and Ophthalmic Oncology using the International Council of Ophthalmology scholarship at the Eye and Laser World Centre, Giza Egypt and Rod El Farag National Eye Centre Cairo, Egypt (2009).
She was a Hospital Consultant at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital from 2001 to 2011 and an associate Lecturer at the University of Ilorin from 1999-2011.
She was Chief Resident 1998-2001, director of residency training 2002-2009, Head of Ophthalmology department, UITH 2009-2011, Deputy Chairman Medical Advisory Committee- D-CMAC – Clinical services UITH from 2011.
She is a resource person for update courses, Residency training examinations, member of accreditation team, Scientific Conference planning team and a Faculty of Ophthalmology board member for the National postgraduate Medical College in Ophthalmology and West African College of Surgeon. She has worked as a member of several committees at the University Teaching Hospital and the University.
She hosted ORBIS International  DC-10 Aircraft Flying Eye Hospital  and a Hospital Based Program in Ilorin from February 28th –March 18th 2011 when  52 international Volunteer Faculties  from 28 countries participated. She has been involved as a volunteer in several medical outreaches to communities and the less privileged.
She is a member of several Professional Organizations including:
Member, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), 1991 – 2012
Member, Ophthalmology Society of Nigeria Since 1995
Member (since 2001) &Treasurer (2005- 2007) Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria (MDCAN , UITH Chapter.
Secretary (2004 – 2008), Treasurer ( since 2008)Nigeria Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society
Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology since 2010
Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), 2010






  1. OT Adedoyin, OO Adesiyun, KOO Ibrahim, DS Ademola-Popoola, F Mark   Neuro-Opthalmic  Manifestations in a Patient With Hodgkin Disease: A Case Report Tropical Journal of  18(2)…, 2011  ajol.info
  2. Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola, Mosunmola F. Tunde-Ayinmode, Tanimola M. Akande 2010 Psychosocial Characteristics of Totally Blind People in a Nigerian City . Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology 17;4:335-342 Website: www.meajo.org  Official publication of Middle East Council of Ophthalmology, Editor- Deepak P. Edward, MD, FACS
  3. Mosunmola F. Tunde-Ayinmode, Tanimola M. Akande Dupe S. Ademola-Popoola, 2010 Psychological and social adjustment to blindness: understanding from two groups of blind people in Ilorin, Nigeria, Annals of African Medicine 10 (2): 155-164. www.annalsafrmed.org   Usmanu Danfodiyo University ... Bioline International, Professor Emmanuel A, Ameh, Zaria, Nigeria
  4. Popoola A. A, Olawumi H.O., Ademola- Popoola D.S. (2009) Pre – transfusion screening of blood transfusion recipients for HIV: making a case with cases.  Nigerian Medical Practitioner.  55(3)45-6 Published by Same ventures. Shodipe street, lagos. Accessible on pubmed. Accessible on  African  journal Online .Website: www.ajol.info/journal
  5. Dunmade  O  Ademola-Popoola DS (2008) Neuro-ophthalmic manifestation of Naso-pharyngeal carcinoma at Ilorin. A 5 year of review. Nig J Clinical Prac  11:376-378.( Official publication of Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria) www.ajol.info/journal   www.njcponline.com/ Editor Prof Stanley N.C. Anyanwu
  6. Ayanniyi AA, Adeboye A, DS Ademola-Popoola.  (2007)  Ophthalmology Training in Nigeria. Nig.  Postgrad. Med. J 14: 94-98 ( Official publication of the National post graduate     medical college of Nigeria) www.npmj.edu.ng/   Editor  Prof OA  Afonja
  7. Adeboye A Ademola-Popoola DS (2006) The scope of the knowledge and involvement of eyecare workers in Ilorin, Kwara state in Vision 2020: The Right To Sight. Nigeria Journal of  Ophthalmology. 14:52-55   www.ajol.info/index.php/njo,Editor Prof Baiyeroju
  8. DA Nzeh, JFA Owoeye, DS Ademola-Popoola, IA Uyanne (2007 ) Correlation  of Clinical and Ultrasound findings in Orbito-Ocular diseases using non- dedicated scanners:Experience at Ilorin. European Journal of Scientific  Research 16:352-357 (Published by Lulu Press Morrisville, USA for AMS  publishing, inc, Austria, www.europeanjournalofscientificresearch.com www.eurojournals.com) Editor- Maika Mitchell, located in Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles
  9. Ademola-Popoola DS, Owoeye JFA, Adepoju FG  (2007)Meeting the Challenges of blindness: Perception from a blind Unit. European Journal of   Scientific Research 16:456-460(Published by Lulu Press Morrisville, USA for AMS publishing, inc, Ausria, www.eurojournals.com)  www.europeanjournalofscientificresearch.com www.eurojournals.com) Editor- Maika  Mitchell, located in Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles
  10. Nzeh DA, Owoeye JFA, Ademola – Popoola DS, Uyanne I. (2006). Sonographic Evaluation of Ocular Trauma in Ilorin, Nigeria. European Journal  of Ophthalmology. 16: 453 – 457. {Official Publication of European Ophthalmological Society, Milano, Italy. www.ejo.com}. www.eur-j-ophthalmol.com Editor in Chief Rosario Brancato
  11. Ademola – Popoola DS, Owoeye JFA. (2006). Gunshot related binocular  injuries  in Ilorin, Nigeria. World Journal of Medical Sciences 1(1): 65 –  68.{Oficial Publication of International  Digital Organization for Scientific   Information (IDOSI), Faisalabad, Pakistan}. idosi.org/wjms/wjms.htm . Editor Dr. P.D. Gupta
  12. Owoeye JFA, Ademola – Popoola DS, Adepoju FG, Ogundimu KO, Adido J, Uyanne IA, Omolase CO. (2006).  Ophthalmic Surgical Practice in Ilorin, Nigeria in 1990s. Tropical Journal of Health Sciences, 13(2): 31 – 34. (Published  by the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Nigeria.     www.ajol.info/journals).
  13. Adepoju FG, Owoeye JFA, Ademola-Popoola DS. (2006).  Causes of blindness in blind  unit of the School for the Handicapped in Ilorin, Kwara – State. Nigeria. Nig Med Pract  2006; 50(1): 23 – 25. (Official Publication of SAME Ventures, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. www. ajol.info/journal).
  14. Adeboye A, Ayanniyi AA, Ademola- Popoola DS, Owoeye JFA. (2006) The choice of  ophthalmology as a career among Nigerian medical interns. African Journal of Medicine and  Medical Sciences  35: 321 – 323.  Oficial publication of Institute of Advanced Medical Research and Training (IMRAT), College of Medicine, University College Hospital / University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria) www.afrijmed.org.ng    Editor- Prof O. Bayewu
  15. Ademola-Popoola DS, Owoeye JFA, Afolayan EAO, Adepoju FG (2006). Spectrum of orbito-ocular tumours in Ilorin, Nigeria. UICC World Cancer Congress Washington, DC, USA, Medimond, 149 – 152.  www.monduzzi.com/proceedings/moreinfo/20060708.htm
  16. Ademola-Popoola DS, T. Olugbenga Odebode, A. Ismaila Adigun (2006)  Intentional Enucleation of the Eyes: An Unusual Cause of Binocular Blindness. World Journal of Medical Sciences 1 (2): 158-161, 2006 {Official Publication of International  Digital Organization for Scientific Information (IDOSI), Faisalabad, Pakistan}.
  17. Odebode TO, Ademola-Popoola DS, (2005) Ojo TA, Ayanniyi AA. Ocular  and visual complications of head injury. Eye. 19(5):561-6.(Nature Publishing Group) –www. nature.com/eye Published by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Editor A J Lotery,
  18. DS Ademola-Popoola,  TM Akande,    A Idris  (2005)  Patients’ assessment of quality of eye care in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital.Nigeria  Postgraduate  Medical Journal 12:145-148 ( Official publication of the National Postgraduate Medical college of Nigeria) www.npmj.edu.ng/ OA Afonja
  19. D.S Ademola-Popoola  Ayanniyi AA. (2005)  The value of pre-operative Laboratory testing before cataract and glaucoma surgery at a Nigerian teaching hospital. Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology, (Official Publication of the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria. www.ajol. info/journals /njo).  13:4-7 Editor- in- Chief    Professor AM Baiyeroju
  20. D.S Ademola-Popoola,  TM Akande, A Ayanniyi. (2005) Ocular Health Status and Practices Among The Workers Of A Steel Rolling Mill In Nigeria. Central European Journal of  Occupational &Environmental Medicine.  11:163-168. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.) Editors in Chief: György Ungváry ARGUMENTUM PUBLISHING HOUSE Publication of  Occupational Health Foundation, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. www.omfi.hu/cejoem
  21. Ademola – Popoola DS, Owoeye JFA. (2005). Indications for Evisceration and Enucleation of the Eye at Ilorin, Nigeria: A Ten-Year Review. Tropical Journal  of Health Sciences, 12(1): 7 – 9. (Official Publication of College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Nigeria.  www.ajol.info/journals).  Editor, Prof  B. Okesina
  22. Owoeye JFA, Afolayan EA, Ademola – Popoola DS. (2005). Retinoblastoma – A clinico -pathological study in Ilorin, Nigeria. African Journal of Health Sciences; 12: 94 – 100. {Published by The African Forum for Health Sciences (AFHES) for Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya}.  www.ajol.info/index.php/ajhs, Editor in  Chief -Dr DK Koech
  23. Ademola – Popoola DS, Owoeye JFA. (2004). Traditional couching for cataract treatment: A cause of visual impairment. West African Journal of Medicine, 23(3):208-210. (Official Publication of the West African  Postgraduate  Medical College, Lagos. Nigeria. www.ajol.info/journals).  Editor-in-Chief A.E. Ohwovoriole.
  24. Adepoju FG, Owoeye JFA, Ademola – Popoola DS. (2004) Assessment of  One year  follow- up of patients with ECCE-PC IOL surgery at University of Ilorin Teaching  Hospital, Ilorin.Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology, 12:65 – 69. (Official Publication of the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria. www.ajol. info/journals /njo).  Editor-in-chief Professor AM Baiyeroju
  25. Nzeh D.A, Owoeye JFA, Ademola – Popoola D.S & Uyanne I.A. (2002).  Ultrasound  Evaluation of orbito-ocular tumours in Ilorin, Nigeria: A five- year review. West African Journal of Ultrasound 3(1):16 – 20. (Official Publication of the West African Medical Ultrasound Society).  www.ajol.info/journals Editor-in-Chief Prof D. A. Nzeh
  26. Owoeye JFA,  Ademola-Popoola DS. (2003). Herpes zoster infection and HIV  seropositivity among eye patients – University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital experience. West African Journal of Medicine, 22(2): 136 – 138. (Official Publication of The  West African Postgraduate Medical College, Lagos. Nigeria. www.ajol.info/journals). Editor-in-Chief A.E. Ohwovoriole.

Research focus-
Development normative data  for eyes of Nigerian children.
Strabismus in Nigeria- Pattern & Outcome of care
Paediatric Cataract, Glaucoma &Retinoblastoma- Making a difference in Early detection, Presentation and Appropriate treatment to improve outcome and survival of African Children
The role of Genetics in ROP
Development and use of Patient information materials
Ocular Injury- Pattern, outcome and prevention
Telemedicine in Africa in spite of limited resources