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Curriculum Vitae
 

                                                   CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

 

 

 

 

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            Wahab O. OWOLAWI. Ph.D

                                                             ( Associate Professor)    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT ADDRESS:                  Depatment of Rehabilitation Sciences,

                                                          (Speech & Hearing Unit)

                                                          College of Applied Medical Sciences,

                                                          King Saud University,

                                                          P.O . Box 10219

                                                          Riyadh,11433

                                                          Kingdom of Saudi Arabia                                 

 

 

Office Telephone .NO:                                      +966-1-4693595

TEL. NO:                                                  +966 502047739 (mobile)

                                                               + 966-1- 435 1781( Home)

 

                                  

E-Mail:                                         wowolawi@ksu.edu.sa                                        

                                                    owolawi2@hotmail.com

                                                    owolawi2@yahoo.com

                                                  

                                 

 

 

    

                                                     EDUCATION

 

a.        Ph.D., Audiology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1998)

          Area of Specialization: Noise & Auditory Conservation

 

b.       M.Sc., Audiological Science, University of Manchester, UK (1994)

          Area of Specialization: Malingering & Forensic Audiology

 

c.       M.Ed.,.Guidance & Counseling, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1986)

          Area of Specialization : Clinical Psychology

 

d.       B.Ed.(Hons), Special Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1983)

           Area of Specialization: Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology   

 

 

                                             SCHOLARSHIPS

 

a.          Association of Commonwealth Universities Scholar

             Victoria University of Manchester, UK       

 

b.         Federal Government of Nigeria Bursary Recipient               

 

                       

 

 

                            PROFESSIONAL LICENSE & REGISTRATION

 

1.       Health Professions Council of South Africa (Audiologist)        

                           Reg.No.AU 0000256                                                           2003

 

2.       Board Registration in Speech & Hearing  – Reg. No. 0006

                          Nigerian Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Board                1993

                                                                    

              3.  Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) in

             Audiology, Reg. No. 0009 (Nigerian Speech and

             Hearing Association)                                                             1990

 

 

                               PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

 

 

W O.Owolawi & O Ekekwe. NOISE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS AMONG NIGERIA PRINTING INDUSTRIAL WORKERS-

African Journal of Health Sciences (In Press)

 

     

W O.Owolawi. AUDIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF CEREBRAL PALSY CHILDREN-

Saudi Journal of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Vol.9 No.1, January 2007. pp.1-6

 

Eleanor Ross & W O.Owolawi. THE EXPERIENCE OF APPLYING ACADEMIC SERVICE LEARNING WITHIN THE DISCIPLINE OF SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY AT A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY

African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Vol 9 Nos. 1&2, April & Sept, 2006. pp. 96-106

 

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W O.Owolawi.  SIMULATED HEARING LOSS (SHL), DETECTION TESTS REVIEW AND FORENSIC IMPLICATION

The Nigerian Journal of Medical Rehabilitation. Vol. 10. No 1&2 June-December, 2005. pp.5-12

 

 

 

 

W O.Owolawi.  AUDIOMETRIC PATTERN IN NOISE EXPOSED NIGERIAN AVIATION WORKERS

The Nigerian Journal of Medical Rehabilitation. Vol.9, No.1&2. June-December, 2004. pp.13-15

 

 

W O.Owolawi & Jonah Eleweke. THE ROLE OF COMMUNICATION SCIENTISTS (AUDIOLOGISTS) IN EFFECTIVE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Journal of Special Education. Vol.9. No 1. Jan,2001. pp.188-201

 

 

 

Jonah Eleweke & W.O.Owolawi.  BENEFITS OF EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION FOR HEARING LOSS IN CHILDREN-The rationale for nationwide hearing screening programmes: The Exceptional Child-Journal of National Council of Exceptional Children. Vol. 4. July, 2000. pp. 63-69

 

 

W O.Owolawi & O O.Williams.A SURVEY OF AUDIOMETRIC PATTERN IN A NIGERIAN TEACHING HOSPITAL.

Journal of Nigeria Medical Rehabilitation Therapist. Vol.4. No.8, December, 1999. pp.18-20

 

 

B O.Olusanya, G T A.Ijaduola, A Okolo, W O.Owolawi & O Adeosun.  BEFORE DEAFNESS

Journal of Nigerian Association of Specialists in Management of Hearing Impairment. Vol. 1, No.2. July, 1999. pp 1-6

 

 

W O.Owolawi.  EARLY DETECTION OF HEARING LOSS-THE PLACE OF AUDIOLOGICAL SCREENING IN NIGERIA

Journal of Nigerian Association of Specialists in management of Hearing Impairment. Vol. 1 No 2.July, 1999. pp.26-35

 

 

W O.Owolawi.  AUDIOLOGY-IT'S DEVELOPMENT, CURRENT STATUS AND PROSPECT IN SELECTED COUNTRIES

Nigeria Annals of the Deaf Journal. Vol 1. No 1, 1998, pp.76-89

 

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W O.Owolawi. AUDIOLOGICAL SERVICES IN NIGERIA:-A FOCUS ON CAUSES, MANAGEMENT, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS IN HEARING IMPAIRMENT

The Exceptional Child-Journal of the National Council for Exceptional Children. Vol.2 No 1. 1998. pp.91-94

 

 

W O.Owolawi & Frances Hickson. EFFECT OF TEST SOPHISTICATION IN SIMULATED HEARING LOSS

Nigeria Journal of Speech and Hearing. Vol.1. No.2. June, 1998. pp.11-13

 

W O.Owolawi. NOISE INDUCED HEARING LOSS

Nigeria Journal of Speech and Hearing. Vol. 1. No2, June, 1998

 

 

W O.Owolawi. DIMENSIONS OF EFFECTS OF NOISE ON HUMAN HEALTH

Journal of Special Education. Vol.8. No 2, June, 1998. pp.108-113

 

 

 

W O.Owolawi.  SELF-CONCEPT AND PERIOD OF ONSET OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT IN YOUNG NIGERIAN ADOLESENTS

The Exceptional Child-Journal of the National Council for Exceptional Child. Vol 2. December, 1998. pp.21-23

 

 

W O.Owolawi & Loretta Ogban. MENSTRUAL CYCLES AND PURE TONE AUDIOMETRIC THRESHOLDS IN YOUNG FEMALES

Journal of the Nigeria Medical Rehabilitation Therapists. Vol.2 .No 4. December, 1997. pp. 24-26

 

 

W O.Owolawi.  PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECT OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT IN YOUNG NIGERIAN ADOLESENTS

Journal of the Nigerian Medical Rehabilitation Therapist. Vol. 1. No 2. December, 1996. pp. 25-27

 

 

 

W O.Owolawi. THRESHOLD HEARING LOSS IN NIGERIA COMMERCIAL MOTOR-CYCLIST

Journal of the Nigerian Medical Rehabilitation Therapists. Vol. 1, No 1. June, 1996. pp. 25-27

 

W O.Owolawi & O O.Williams EARLY AUDIOLOGICAL IDENTIFICATION, MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN THE COMMUNITY .

Nigeria Journal of Speech and Hearing Rehabilitation. Vol. 1.No 1.March, 1996. pp. 24-28

 

 

W O.Owolawi & O O.Williams  A STUDY OF NOISE EFFECT ON SPEECH RECEPTION ABILITY OF NIGERIA AUTOMOBILE ASSEMBLY WORKERS USING SIMPLE AUDIOMETRIC PURE TONE AVERAGE

Nigeria Journal of Speech and Hearing Rehabilitation. Vol. 1. No 1. March, 1996. pp.13-16

 

 

 

W O.Owolawi, O O.williams, P A.Okeowo, & B O. Olusanya CAUSES AND REHABILITATION OF HEARING IMAPIRMENT IN NIGERIAN CHILDREN

Nigeria Journal of Speech and Hearing Rehabilitation. Vol.1, No 1, March, 1996. pp 6-12

 

 

 

 

W O.Owolawi & O O Williams. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VOCATIONAL INTEREST AND MOTIVATIONAL FACTORS IN DEAF AND HEARING ADOLESCENTS

Nigeria Journal of Speech and Hearing Rehabilitation. Vol. 1 . No 1. March, 1996. pp. 1-5

 

 

         ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS IN WORKSHOPS, SYMPOSIA &

                                                         CONFERENCES

 

 

                                               2000 to Date

 

 

 

 

1.  1st Seminar of Saudi Arabia Association of Speech Pathologist/Audiologists-

     November 2000. 

     King Abdul Aziz University Hospital,Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

Paper  presented

The role of communication scientists in health care delivery system.

 

2.. . International Conference of Saudi ENT/Audiology and Speech Pathology

       Practitioners- March 2001..

      King Khalid Hospital,Riyadh,kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

      Participant.

 

 

 

3...   Seminar on Hearing Aids (unifit fitting) Unitron Hearing Aids Canada/South

      Africa., Johannesburg, South Africa-25th November 2001.-

 

     Participant

 

 

 

4.    34th Annual Convention of Indian Speech and Hearing association.New Delhi

        8th-10th  February,2002.

 

Paper Presented

Simulated Hearing Loss-Its Audio-Forensic implication.

 

 

5.    1st King Saud University Symposium on Disability & Rehabilitation-Theme: New

       Era  in Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitaion, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia.1-3rd March 2004

 

Paper Presented

Cerebral Palsy Child-Modern Trends in Audiologic Assessment

 

6. ..  15th Annual National Conference of National Council for Exceptional Children.

        University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 8-11th August, 2005

 

      Paper Presented

      Academic Service Learning Programme in the Discipline of Speech-Language

      Pathology & Audiology in a South African University

 

 

7.  . 25th Anniversary Guest Lecture of Wesley School for the Deaf, Lagos-Nigeria.

      Theme: Ability in Disability. 26th July, 2005

 

      Guest Paper Presented:

      Ability in Disability-Audiological Perspective

 

 

 

 

 

             CLINICAL EXPERIENCE & ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITY

 

 

  1. Lagos University Teaching Hospital. 1987 – 1996 ( Senior Audiologist)

 

  1. (Visiting  Consultant in Speech Pathology & Audiology)  Eko Hospitals PLC., Lagos, Nigeria.  1995 – 1998.(Private Hospital).

 

  1. (Eexcutive Director/Clinical Consultant in Audiology) Phonics Hearing Centre, Ikoyi-Lagos, Nigeria. 1996-1998 ( A private audiological centre)

 

  1. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.1998-1999. Faculty in Speech Patholgy & Audiology Unit and Consultant University Speech & Hearing Clinic, Dept.of Special Education

 

  1. King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Aug. 1999- Aug. 2001. Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Rehabilitation Sciences Dept, College of Applied Medical Sciences. (Assistant Professor)

 

  1. Audiological Consultant ( Part Time )- King Abdul-Aziz University Teaching Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. March 2000-June 2001

 

  1. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa. Aug. 2001-Jan. 2003. Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology,

 

  1. Member: University of the Witwatersrand Research Ethics Committee in Humanities, 2002-2003

 

  1. External Examiner in Clinical Audiology.Medical University of South Africa (Medunsa)-Now University of Limpopo-Medunsa Campus. June. 2002 – May 2003

 

  1. King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. June 2003 to date.Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology:Rehabilitation Sciences Dept., College of Applied Medical Sciences

 

 

 

 

                  NATIONAL, PROFESSIONAL & INTERNATIONAL

                                 HONOURS/RESPONSIBILITY

 

 

1.                  Member – National Board of Medical Rehabilitation Therapists of Nigeria (1992 – 1994).

 

2.                  Member – National Ear Care Implementation Committee of Nigeria  World Health Organization supported national programme – 1996 to 1999.

 

3.                  Accreditation Member – National Board of Medical Rehabilitation Therapists of Nigeria (1997 – 1999)

 

4.                  National Secretary/Registrar: Nigerian Speech and Hearing Association (1987-1999)

 

5.                  Fellow of Nigerian Speech & Hearing Association (1999)

 

6.                  Academic keys Who's Who In Medicine Higher Education International Honours List

(Academickeys.com) 2007

 

 

 

                                  ACADEMIC EDITORIAL INTEREST

 

1.                  Associate Editor – “The Nation Builder”.  A Publication of the Association of Education Students, University of Ibadan – 1982-83.

 

2.                  Managing Editor, Nigerian Journal of Speech & Hearing Rehabilitation (1995-1999).

 

3.                  Associate Editor, Journal of the Nigeria Medical Rehabilitation Therapists.  (1996 to date)

 

4.                  Consulting Editor – Nigerian Annals of the Deaf.  (1998 to date)

 

5.                  Editorial member – Journal of Special Education (1999  to date)

 

6.                  Former Article Reviewer (Audiology):- South African Journal of Communication Disorders (2002)

 

 

 

 

                                      PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

 

Member                       -                       Nigerian Society for the Handicapped.

 

Associate Member       -                       Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society of Nigeria

 

Member and Former Secretary -           Nigerian Speech & Hearing Association.

 

Ex-officio Member                  -           Society for the Care of the Deaf – an affliate of

                                                            Nigerian Advisory Council for the Deaf.

 

Member (Currently Inactive)   -           British Society of Audiologists

 

Member (Currently Inactive)   -           British Society of Audiological Scientists.

 

Member (          "                  )  -           Auditory Balance Interest Group – U.K.

 

Member (           "                 )  -           Hearing Aid Audiology Group (HAAG) U.K.

 

Individual Member                                  Hearing International

 

 

 

 

                                                        INTEREST & HOBBIES

 

1.Reading

 

2. Writing

 

3.Community Service/Philanthropy

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4.Classical Music

 

5.Lawn Tennis

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            REFEREES:

 

Clement Ayo Bakare

Professor and former Coordinator,

Speech Pathology and Audiology Division,

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences,

King Saud University,

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

e-mail:clembakare@yahoo.com

 

 

Professor Eleanor Ross,

Assoc.Professor & Head of Discipline,

Social Work Dept,

University of Witwatersrand,

Johannesburg,

Republic of South Africa,

e-mail: Eleanor.Ross@wits.ac.za

 

Ravi S. Shukla Ph.D,

Assistant Professor,

Rehabilitation Sciences Department,

College of Applied Medical Sciences,

King Saud University,

P.O.Box 10219, Riyadh, 11433,

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

e-mail: ravishuk@yahoo.com

 

 

C. Jonah Eleweke, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Program.
School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Department of Special Education
Radford University
Peters Hall, C170
Radford, Virginia 24142 USA

Email: jeleweke@radford.edu

 

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