Dr Kehinde Ogunyemi

About Me:

Kehinde Ogunyemi is a Community Physician with specific interests in the areas of adolescent HIV and systems strengthening. His research interest broadly centers on injury and primarily focus on road traffic injury, traumatic brain injury and prehospital trauma care. He is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Injury Fellow on the Fogarty Global Injury and Trauma Research Training Program (1D43TW010463-01) titled “Partnerships to Develop Injury Research Capacity in sub-Saharan Africa” at the Global Health Section, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA. As an early-stage investigator, he is motivated to continue to ask relevant questions on injury and diseases of public health importance (e.g. HIV/AIDS and TB) in Nigeria to reduce mortality and morbidity through efficient policy change and scale up at the institutional, community and national levels designed to meet the reality of existing resources. He is currently a senior registrar in the department of Community Medicine, Babcock University Teaching Hospital.




Medicine and Surgery 

University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria 



Community Health 

West African College of Physician 

Professional Memberships and Honors 

2009-2012: Peer Educator, Centre for HIV/AIDS Intervention Nigeria-Mac Arthur Foundation (Volunteer) 

2018-2019: Member, Nigeria National Police Technical Working Group for Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse, 

2018-present: First Aider, Nigerian Red Cross Society (Volunteer) 

2018-present: Injury Fellow, Office of Global Health, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, NIH and Fogarty International Center 

2021: Public Relation Officer, Association of Resident Doctors, Babcock University Teaching Hospital 

2021: Member, Centre for Research Innovation and Development (CRID), BUTH. 

2021: Prospective Member, Injury Research Sub-committee, Nigeria Lancet Non-Communicable 

Diseases and Injury (NCDI) Poverty Commission 

2021: Peer Reviewer, Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) Grant Call 4, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) 

British International Safety Organization (Affiliate Member) 

Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Associate Member) 

International Institute of Risk Management (Associate Member) 

Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria 

2015: National Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja with a Sanitation Sensitization Program among Secondary School Pupils 

2017: Recognition Award for Professional Competence, Innovative Leadership and Outstanding Service in the Nigeria Police Medical Services 

2020: Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference Low- and Lower-Middle- income Countries (LLMICs) Bursary Award 


1. Ogunyemi KO, Venkatraman C, Malolan C, Olaomi O, Nwariaku FE. Police experiences on bystander assistance in pre-hospital care of road traffic accident victims in Abuja Nigeria: a cross-sectional study. Lancet Global Health 2021;9(S9):https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00117-0. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/350013664_Police_experiences_of_bystander_assistance_in_pre-hospital_care_of_road_traffic_accident_victims_in_Abuja_Nigeria_a_cross-sectional_study 

2. Sodeinde K, Bamidele F, Ogunyemi KO, Atinge S, Adesegun O, Nwankwo N. Treatment outcomes among adult drug sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in a private tertiary hospital in Ogun State, Nigeria: a retrospective study. Afr J Med Sci 2021;50(2):245-252. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/352998754_Treatment_Outcomes_among_Adult_Drug-Sensitive_Pulmonary_Tuberculosis_Patients_in_a_Private_Tertiary_Hospital_in_Ogun_State_Nigeria_A_Retrospective_Study 

3. Ogunyemi KO, Alao DO, Alao ME, Abiodun O. Mitigation strategies in early phase of COVID-19 pandemic and recovery potential in Nigeria and United States. Afr J Med Sci 2021;50(2):227-236. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/353002700_Mitigation_strategies_in_early_phase_of_COVID-19_pandemic_and_recovery_potential_in_Nigeria_and_United_States