Lilian Imuetinyan Salami, a tenured full Professor,was the former Dean Faculty of Education and a member of the apex body of the university, the governing council of University of Benin.
She holds a B.Sc. Home Economics and M.Sc. Nutrition from Fargo, USA; Ph.D. Human Nutrition, from Nsukka, Nigeria; PGDE from Benin, Nigeria and Postdoctoral from Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.
She has taught in various Universities, Obafemi Awolowo, Maiduguri and Benin. She teaches courses in the general areas of home economics with a bias in Nutrition. Her research ninch focuses on nutrients supplementation, overweight concerns and management. Professor Salami is external examiner to over eight universities in Nigeria and two in South Africa and two colleges of education. She has assessed numerous professorial candidates for many Nigerian Universities and principal tutors in colleges of education.
Salami has publications in excess of 50 referred articles and proceedings and has served as editor, co-editor and consulting editor to many journals both nationally and internationally.
In addition she has read lead papers in conferences including the 14th International Nutrition Conference in Calabar, 2nd National Home Economics Conference in Abakiliki, 5th National Vocational and Technical Educators’ conference in Uyo and 5th Biennial Home Economics Research Association of Ghana, Winneba.
She was the pioneer president of Home Economics Teachers’ Association of Edo State and a steering member of Home Economics Council of Nigeria. She is also a member of other professional bodies. Professor Salami has successfully supervised six doctoral and over thirty masters’ students in Home Economics/ Nutrition.