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Kola Okuyemi

Title: Professor
College: Medicine
School / Department: Family & Preventive Medicine
Mentoring Philosophy:

Dr. Okuyemi’s career in the last 20 years has focused on research and programs to improve the health of underserved populations, including minority, immigrant, refugee, and homeless populations, and to eliminate health disparities/inequities using pharmacological and culturally tailored behavioral interventions as well as community-engaged research approaches. Dr. Okuyemi has a passion for mentoring and has mentored faculty (>20), postdoctoral fellows (>10), and graduate and undergraduate students (>20), many of whom have progressed to establish independent academic, research, or other health professional careers.