Professor (Associate) Olumide ABIODUN

About Me:

Professor Olumide is a Nigeria-based Public Health Physician with more than 16 years of experience working in adolescent health, reproductive health, epidemiology of cancer and infectious disease, cancer control, research, education, management, and consultancy. He has planned, implemented, and evaluated health projects at community, district, regional, and national levels in sub-Saharan Africa while working with UN agencies, bilateral agencies, global health partnerships, research institutions, consultancy agencies, and NGOs. Olumide was a consultant/investigator to the CLIP-Nigeria trial, a multi-million-dollar project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Saving Lives at Birth (through Grand Challenges Canada). The project aimed to address the excess maternal and perinatal mortality that derives from the failure to identify and rapidly manage pre-eclampsia and eclampsia at the community level in LMICs. He is a member of several professional and management groups, especially in the areas of Reproductive health, HIV, cervical cancer, and malaria. Olumide is involved in capacity development, bespoke training, critical review, and overall project management. His research and consultancy have culminated in several publications, including sub-national and national strategy documents, policy briefs, training manuals, and journal articles. Olumide is passionate about research dissemination and excellent publishing and sit on the editorial board of a couple of reputable journals. He has have actively participated in critical reviews at regional, national, and global levels for academic and grant purposes. He has considerable experience in capacity development, training consultancy, and curriculum development. He developed the curriculum and delivered the first session of the Olabisi Onabanjo University flagship basic and applied epidemiology course for senior health managers. He is a summer fellow of the US National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program and a graduate of the Global Clinical Scholar Research Training Program at the Harvard Medical School. Olumide was the principal investigator for an investigator-sponsored RCT funded by Merck Sharp and Dohme Corporation to seek innovative methods of improving ART adherence among adolescents living with HIV in Nigeria.


Year Degree Institute
2010-2011 MPH Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
2006-2012 Fellowship West African College of Physicians

Appointmnet Schedules:

Day Time
Sun 11:30am - 12:30pm Appointment
Thu 12:00pm - 5:00pm Appointment
Sun 2:00pm - 7:30pm Appointment


1. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Pilot Innovation Research Grant for The pattern and risk factors for Suicide ideations among in-schools Adolescents in Nigeria. 2021-2022. 

2. Letter of Commendation by the Babcock University Administration Committee (2021). 

3. IAS educational fund scholarship for the International Aids Conference – AIDS 2020: Virtual. 

4. ICATCH Research Grant for Education for Traditional Birth Attendants to reduce Female Genital Cutting by the American Academy of Pediatrics (2019-2022). 

5. MSD Investigator Sponsored Clinical Trial Grant for A Single-Blind, Randomized, Parallel Design Study to assess the Effectiveness of SMS reminders in improving ART Adherence among Adolescents living with HIV in Nigeria (2017). 

6. Cancer Prevention Summer Fellowship by the National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA (2017). 

7. Harvard Medical School Partial Scholarship (50%) for the Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program (2017) 

8. NRF Travel Scholarship, HPV Conference (2017). 

9. UICC Travel Grant, World Cancer Congress (2016). 

10. Cervical Cancer Initiative Seed Grant by the Union for International Cancer Control, Geneva Switzerland for the Evaluation of Community-Based Cervical Screening in Nigeria (2011). 

11. Award of Academic Excellence by the National Association of Resident Doctors, OOUTH, Sagamu (2012). 

Peer-reviewed Publications 

Few publications 

1. Amaike C, Afolaranmi TO, Amaike BA, Agbo H, Abiodun O. Knowledge on mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and sexuality and fertility desires among people living with HIV in North-Central, Nigeria. Pan African Medical Journal. 2021;40:64. 

2. Ladele AE, Ogunkoya JO, Elikwu CJ, Oyedele T, Tuta KE, Abiodun O, Idowu A, Eigbe S. Awareness and Preparedness for the Ongoing Community Spread of Coronavirus Infections Among Healthcare Workers in a Nigerian Private Tertiary Facility. Annals of Health Research 2021;7(3):253-267. 

3. Enitan SS, Ifaka O, Abiodun O, Junaid S, Imaralu JO, Emmanuel OO, Idume ON, Itodo GE, Akele RY, Aladenika ST, Adekunbi O, Edafetanure Ibeh M, Agunsoye CJ, Nwankiti AJ, Ohanu EC. Detection of Syphilis among HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Patients in Ogun State, Nigeria. Ann Immunol Immunother. 2021,3(2): 000144. 

4. Shinwari R, Lowery Wilson L, Abiodun O, Shaikh MA. Intimate partner violence among ever-married Afghan women: patterns, associations and attitudinal acceptance. Arch Women’s Ment. Health (2021). 

5. 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. Med. Sci. (2021) 50, 227-235. 

6. Sodeinde K, Bamidele F, Ogunyemi KO, Atinge S, Adesegun O, Nwankwo N, Abiodun O. Treatment outcomes among adult drug sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in a private tertiary hospital in Ogun State, Nigeria: a retrospective study. Afr. J. Med. Med. Sci. (2021) 50, 245-252. 

7. Abiodun O, Sodeinde K, Imhonopi G, Omotosho A, Amaike C. Social isolation is associated with major depressive disorders among women accessing HIV/AIDS care in Nigeria. AIDS care. 2021 Jun 23:1-5. 

8. Abiodun O, Lowery Wilson M, Shaikh MA. Adolescents Who Report Being Involved in Physical Fights in Mauritius: A Cross-Sectional Study of Socio-Demographic and Behavioral Correlates. Adolescents 2021;1(2):151–8. 

9. Sodeinde KJ, Olu-Abiodun O, Bamidele EF, Abiodun O. A Cross-sectional Study of Female HIV Patient Perspective of Dyadic Adjustment in HIV Sero-concordant and Sero-discordant couples. Res. J. of Health Sci. 2021 9(2):133-141. 

10. Abiodun O, Ladi-Akinyemi B, Olu-Abiodun O, Sotunsa J, Bamidele F, Adepoju A, David N, Adekunle M, Ogunnubi A, Imhonopi G, Yinusa I, Erinle C, Soetan O, Arifalo G, Adeyanju O, Alawode O, Omodunbi T. A Single-Blind, Parallel Design RCT to Assess the Effectiveness of SMS Reminders in Improving ART Adherence Among Adolescents Living with HIV (STARTA Trial). Journal of Adolescent Health 2020 68(4):728-736.