Mrs. Modupe Sokunbi is an accomplished Pediatrician currently practicing in the United States of America. A permanent resident of United States of America who hailed from Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria.
During the course of her study, she had her medical internship at the University of Ife Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. She later graduated from the University of Ibadan in 1982 and had her Youth Service programme at the Catholic Hospital, Oluyoro, Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria. She worked as a medical officer in the Department of Pediatrics, State Hospital, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria between 1984 and 1985. It was from there she moved to NNPC, Warri where she worked as a Medical Officer between 1986 and 1987 before leaving the shore of Nigeria for the United States.
She worked as a Resident in Pediatrics in Children’s Medical Centre School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York between 1991 and 1994. While there, she was awarded for Excellence in Attending Pediatricians in 1992. From there she moved on to East Texas Community Health Services Inc., Nacogdoches in Texas till 1997.
She is a member of different relevant professional bodies including American Academy of Pediatrics, Nigerian Medical Association, American Medical Association, San Augustine Medical Association, Nacogdoches Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Nacogdoches Area Physicians Association and American Board of Pediatrics.
She has participated in various community outreaches geared at improving children’s health, supervised immunization outreach programmes in different communities and gets invited as guest speaker at school career choice programmes.
Dr. (Mrs) Modupe Sokunbi was voted one of the best Pediatricians in Nacogdoches in 2007.
She currently serves as Chairman in the department of Pediatrics, Nacogdoches medical Centre, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Pediatrics of the Community Faculty School of Medicine, Texas and also operates a solo practice in Nacogdoches.