Dr. Zubairu Iliyasu

Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at Bayero University Kano

Dr. Zubairu Iliyasu is a Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at Bayero University Kano and a Consultant Public Health Physician at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria. He holds MBBS, MPH and PhD degrees from the Universities of Maiduguri, Glasgow and Sheffield, respectively. He is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College and the West African College of Physicians.

He was the Founding Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases Research at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria (2016- 2019). He Chairs both the National Health Research Ethics Committee of Nigeria and the National Certification Committee for Polio Eradication in Nigeria. He has published over 100 peer reviewed papers and has been Principal Investigator on several WHO and NIH funded researches.