NAME:Dr. OBASA, Temitope Olorunsola Emmanuella
POST:Lecturer I
DEPARTMENT:Paediatrics
NATIONALITY:Nigerian
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PHONE NUMBER:08034988894, 08189562337


Dr. Temitope O. E. Obasa was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to Peter and Dorothy (deceased) Obasa. She had her primary education at Command Children’s School Ikeja Cantonment Lagos, and from there proceeded to the Federal Government college Ijanikin, Lagos where she graduated in 1989. She graduated with an MBBS from the University of Ilorin, and completed her postgraduate training in Paediatrics at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. As a junior resident, she was chosen as the best junior resident, and again the best senior resident when she was a senior resident. She served the longest tenure in the office of the Chief Resident. She is a fellow of both the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Physicians.
Her interests are in newborn care, particularly in the care of the premature newborn. She is currently involved in research pertaining to infection control in the newborn and the neonatal intensive care unit, and nutritional care in the first few weeks of life in preterm babies
She is a Master Trainer in Paediatric Antiretroviral Therapy for the Federal Ministry of Health and a facilitator of Neonatal Resuscitation for the Paediatric Association of Nigeria.
 
Publications

  1. Obasa TO, Mokuolu OA, Ojuawo AI. Haematocrit and Serum Bilirubin Levels in Glucose vi Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficient and Normal Newborns in the First Week of Life. West Afr J Med. Accepted for publication.
  2. Obasa TO. Mohammed SS, Ernest SK, Mokuolu OA(2012). Extrauterine Growth Restriction Occurring in Babies of Gestational Ages Equal to and Less than 32 weeks Managed at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. Journal of Medicine and Medical Science, 3(9).
  3. Obasa TO, Adesiyun OO, Mokuolu OA(2013). Transient neonatal diabetes or neonatal hyperglycaemia: A case report. Niger J Paed ; 40(2): doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njp.v40i1.
  4. Obasa TO, Sowunmi FO (2012).  Myasis Occurring in a Neonate. Pediatric Reports ; 4:e34. doi:10.408I/pr.2012.e34.
  5. Obasa TO, Adesiyun OO, Mokuolu OA, Ojuawo AI (2012). Comparative analysis of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase levels in pre-term and term babies delivered at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. Pediatric Reports; 4: e7. doi: 408/pr.2012.e7.
  6. Adeoboye MAN, Obasa TO, Fadeyi A, Adesiyun OO, Mokuolu OA (2010). Haemophilus Meningitis in an African Neonate: Time for Active Surveillance and institution of Appropriate Control Measure. West Afr J Med; 29(4): 275-227.
  7. Adedoyin OT, Obasa TO, Ologe OM(2006). Overview and Experience with the use of Fluoroquinolones in children in the tropics. African Journal of clinical and experimental Microbiology  7(2): 132-5.
  8. Amadi H, Mokuolu OA, Obasa TO (2013) Effect of high sun intensity on neonatal incubator functionality in a tropical climate. Journal of Neonatal Nursing; 19(3): 122-128.
  9. Obasa TO, Mokuolu OA, Ojuawo A (2011). Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase levels in Newborn Babies Delivered at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. Niger J Paed; 38(4): 165 - 9
  10. Obasa T, Mokuolu O, Ojuawo A. A Comparison of Bilirubin Levels and G6PD Values in Nigerian Newborns. Jaundice: a “hidden” cause of newborn mortality. Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Deutscland.