VISIT OF FACULTIES FROM UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

In September 2011, the center played host to two faculties from University of Chicago namely Professor Melissa Gilliam, MD and Dr Alicia Menendez who made a 2day visit to the University of Ibadan with the intention of exploring potential areas of collaboration to improve Reproductive Health in Nigeria. Professor Gilliam is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; and pediatrics while Dr Menendez is a research associate (associate professor) in the Harris School of policy, University of Chicago. They were intimated with the current research studies being facilitated by the Centre while they also made presentations at the O&G department’s scientific meeting. Prof Gilliam presented on “Progestin only contraception-Pearls and Pitfall” while Dr Menendez presented on “Health, Nutrition and Economic development”.