President, Centre for Palliative Care Nigeria, Professor of Anesthesia, Consultant anesthesia, pain and palliative care
Professor Soyannwo is a cofounder and president of the Centre for Palliative Care Nigeria and is a professor of anesthesia and consultant in anesthesia, pain and palliative care. She has served as the Head of Department of Anesthesia and Dean of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is a cofounder of the Society for the Study of Pain, Nigeria, and a past council member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). She is active in advocating effective pain management and opioid availability in developing countries. Professor Soyannwo is a past vice chairman of the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) board and a current member of the APCA advisory board. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Nigeria (HPCAN). She is a Fellow and past council member of the West African College of Surgeons and Nigerian Academy of Science.