Olubunmi Olutoyin Sekoni

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Olubunmi Olutoyin SekoniOlutoyin is a lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and leads the Reproductive and Family Health Unit of the department. Apart from her research and teaching responsibilities she also works with medical students and masters students to refine and execute their research ideas.

She belongs to the 6th Cohort of CARTA fellows and will be carrying out her PhD, registered at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Her research interests lie in the areas of adolescent reproductive health, reduction of maternal mortality and morbidity and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS. She hopes to make an impact in these areas through evidenced-based research that influences policy and programme development.

She holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Ilorin and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Ibadan. She also has professional postgraduate training in public health as a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians and is an honorary clinical consultant to the University College Hospital Ibadan where she renders clinical services.

Olutoyin enjoys travelling and reading.