Dr Modupe Idris (Nee Balogun)

had her primary education at Government Demonstration School, Gbaja, Surulere (1966-1972), she proceeded to Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School, Yaba for her secondary school education, (1972-1977).After a brief stay at the Federal School of Arts and Science in V.I, Lagos, she proceeded to Egypt in January, 1979 where she had her first degree at the Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt (1979-1985). She did her Housemanship with the Lagos State Hospital Management Board (1986-1987) and her NYSC also with the same Lagos State Hospital Management Board (1987-1988).

She worked briefly in some private Hospitals after NYSC and was employed as a Medical Officer in Lagos State Hospital Management Board in 1990. She went for Residency Training at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan in 1992 and finished in 1999. Since she finished her Residency, she has been with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.
In 2006, she went for training in India on Small Incision Cataract Surgery, Cuttack,India. In 2007, she crossed over to the college of Medicine as a Lecturer, where she is till now.

Her subspecialty of interest is Paediatric Ophthalmology. She is an active member of the Ophthalmology Society of Nigeria. She was the National Treasurer from 2002 to 2005, State Secretary from 2004 to 2006 and State OSN Chairman from 2011 till 2015. She attended Paediatric Ophthalmology training in Alexandria, Egypt in the year 2012.

The HOD, attended a course in Strabismus Module 1 of Pediatrics Ophthalmology short course at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State from 27th May to 4th June,2013. In 2014, She also attended a 2 day skill development course at business school, Netherlands. She has attended the all India Ophthalmology Conference in New Delhi, India on numerous occasions She is the current Head of Department in the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

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