Director of Publication
Prof. Mathew Folaranmi OLANIYAN
Professor Mathew Folaranmi OLANIYAN (Ph.D., PGDE. PGCert. Imm. FMLSCN) is the Dean of School of Postgraduate Studies, Edo University Iyamho is a Professor of Medical Laboratory Science (Interested in Phytotherapy, Chemical pathology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology) and a Wikipedia Editor. He is a National Universities Commission Gold Medalist in the Review of FIVE National Universities Commission Accreditation Instruments and Dean of School of Postgraduate Studies is a Professor of Medical Laboratory Science Interested in of Chemical pathology, Infectious Diseases and Immunochemistry in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, Edo University, Iyamho- Nigeria. He was the Coordinator (Acting Rector) of the School of Medical Laboratory Technology, Baptist Medical Centre Saki – Nigeria between 2006 – 2009 and appointed as the substantive Rector of the School in 2009.
He was the Head of the Department of Medical Laboratory Science between 2013 and 2017 and 2017 and 2019 at Achievers University, Owo – Nigeria and Edo University Iyamho – Nigeria respectfully. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria. He coordinated as the Head of Department and attracted 5- years’ full accreditation status of National Universities Commission and Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science programme at Edo University, Iyamho in 2019 and 5- years’ full accreditation status of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science degree programme in 2014 at Achievers University, Owo – Nigeria.
Professor Mathew Folaranmi is a member of some academic committees of his University such as member of Senate, College/Faculty Board, Staff disciplinary committee, Senate committee on NUC blueprint, senate committee on enforcement of Learning Management System (LMS), investigative panels and Chairman of Students’ Certificate Screening Committee. In January, 2019, he was appointed the Chairman of the Staff Disciplinary Committee. He was an external examiner to the Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Postgraduate School, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma-Nigeria, Igbinedion University, Okada-Nigeria and the External Examiner for MLSCN First Professional Examination at the Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
Professor Mathew Folaranmi has assessed MSc theses in Chemical pathology and Immunology as External Examiner at Igbinedion University, Okada, Nigeria and Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria. . He has published more than 80 journal articles of academic research findings in National and International Journal outlets with high impact factor also indexed with reputables like; PubMed/NCBI,. Index Copernicus, Thomson Reuters, Scopus, Hinari, EBSCO, Google scholar to mention a few. He also authored 14 textbooks of University standard in Biochemistry, Research methodology, Laboratory management, Basic Immunochemistry, Laboratory Instrumentation and Techniques, Short Notes on Medical Virology, Fundamentals of Immunology, Parasitology, Basic Analytical Methods in Clinical Biochemistry, Immunology, Lecture series in Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology and 2 textbooks on his research contributions. He is a Reviewer and Member of Editorial Board of some reputable Professional and International Journals.