PERSONAL STATEMENT

A Laboratory Medicine Consultant with an interest in the study of clinical outcome of diseases.

ACADEMIC DEGREES: FWACP (Lab Medicine); D.Sc (Medical Microbiology); M.Sc (Medical Microbiology); M.BchB (Medicine & Surgery); BSc.Hon (Health Sciences); BSc.Ed (Biological Sciences);

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016 – Present    Professor of Medical Microbiology, COMAHS USL

2012 – 2016        Associate Professor, COMAHS USL

2008 – 2013       Senior Lecturer, COMAHS USL

2000 – 2008       Lecturer COMAHS USL

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2012 – 2013       Acting Provost, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of  Sierra Leone

2008 – 2012      Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine and Allied  Health Sciences University of Sierra Leone

2007 – Present   Head, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences University of Sierra Leone 

MILITARY ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2016 – Present   Surgeon General Joint Medical Unit – RSLAF

2008 – 2016       Commanding Officer, Joint Medical Unit – RSLAF 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Published over 65 scientific papers in local and international peer review journals.
  • Designed and implemented several research projects to study the clinical outcome of a number of diseases in Sierra Leone including malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV, Lassa fever and Ebola Virus Disease.

AWARDS

2015    Special National Ebola Award – Gold Medal.

2015    For service to West Africa Ebola Epidemic – University of Oxford.

2012    National Award, Commander of the Order of the Rokel (COR)

2010    President’s Award for Diligent Service

2009    All Works Of Life, National Achievements Award – Military Officer of the year.