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Prof. Bernice Adegbehingbe DO, MD

Profession:
Ophthalmologist
Subspecialty:
Glaucoma
Job Title:
Professor
Medical School:
Obafemi Awolowo University
Residency Program:
West African College of Surgeons
Location:
Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Professor Bernice Oluwakemi Adegbehingbe ailed from Owo in Ondo State
Professor Bernice O Adegbehingbe is n erudite Professor of Ophthalmology in Obafemi Awolowo University. She is an alumnus and university Scholar of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife where she graduated with B.Sc. Hons in Health Sciences in 1985 and MBChB in 1988.
She had her post graduate training in Ophthalmology both within and outside Nigeria. She obtained a Diploma in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a Masters in Advanced Ophthalmology from University of Bristol. She is a fellow of both the West African College of Surgeons and National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria; she is currently an examiner in the post graduate exams of these two colleges.
She is a fellow of International Council of Ophthalmology and International College of Surgeons. She is Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oxford Ophthalmologic Congress, Oxford, UK and Middle East African Congress of Ophthalmology.
She has won many research grants and fellowships both nationally and internationally. She is a reviewer to many of the international peer reviewed journal of repute.
She has published over 54 articles in reputable peer reviewed international journals and successfully mentored more than 15 postgraduate doctors a few of which are already in professorial cadres in their various Universities.
In collaboration with fellow researchers across the country, they have made very remarkable breakthroughs in provision of more readily available and affordable therapeutic agent from locally available material (Garcinia Kola- "OROGBO"). The use of this locally manufactured anti-glaucoma medication is increasing and well acceptable among Nigerians.
She is happily married to a successful Orthopaedic Surgeon and blessed with Children.

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