Dr. OluwaseunAkinyemi is an accomplished public health physician, academic, change agent and incisive leader.
Oluwaseun graduated from the University of Ilorin medical school about 17 years ago and subsequently had his postgraduate medical training at the University College Hospital Ibadan where he bagged the fellowship of the West African College of Physicians. He was subsequently appointed consultant public health physician in the same hospital.
In addition, Dr. Akinyemi holds three master’s degrees: international public health from the prestigious Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, environmental health from the University of Ibadan and MBA from the ObafemiAwolowo University Ile-Ife and a PhD in Public Health from University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Furthermore, Dr. Akinyemi holds a Level 4 certificate in teaching and facilitation from the City & Guilds of London. He is also a fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health of the United Kingdom.
A dedicated and committed researcher, Dr. Akinyemi is currently a Senior Lecturer in Health Policy and Management at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. His research interest spans health management, mental health, and quality of life, refugee health and implementation science. He has published widely in local and international peer-reviewed journals of repute and his work has been cited by notable researchers across the globe.
Dr. Akinyemi’s contribution as a leader and scientist as well as his potential for greater impact has been recognized at home and abroad. He was awarded the much coveted Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom in 2009, the David Smith Memorial Prize for leadership by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 2010 as well as the Ph.D. fellowship of the Consortium for Advanced Research and Training in Africa (CARTA) in 2015.