Foundation Staff

Mr. Dayo Adepoju - (Chief Operating Officer)

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  • Mr. Adepoju comes to us with a long and varied management and coordination experience and expertise in information technology and data management.
    As Chief Operating Officer for HLF, he provides administrative leadership for the organization. His tasks include supervision and coordinating of data collection, cleaning, and reporting, training new clinical trial staff; performing audits, developing and maintaining the HLF website, coordinating communications with the IRB, developing study site communication and disaster management plans and developing plans for disaster recovery of the information systems.
    He has been involved in research on breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, Asthma, Sickle Cell and Bioethics in Nigeria. He is currently pursuing an advanced degree in information technology and has participated in workshops, conferences and continuing education programs.

    HND Computer Science – The Federal Polytechnic, Ede ‘98 OND Computer Science – The Federal Polytechnic, Ede ‘95

Mr.Samuel Tolulope Adekunle (Research Associate) – B.Sc. (Hons), MPH (Ib)

  • Samuel Tolulope Adekunle is a trained Environmental Health Scientist and his research interests focus on the links between exposure to environmental contaminants and health outcomes. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology and a Master of Public Health degree in Environmental Health from the University of Ibadan. He coordinated the recently concluded Ibadan Household Air Pollution and Adult Blood Pressure Study which investigated the effects of exposure to black carbon, particulate matter and carbon monoxide on adult blood pressure. Currently, he works with the house hold air pollution research team on a follow-up study focused on monitoring the health outcomes of young children exposed to household cooking emissions.

Mrs. Titilayo Babatunde - (Administrative Assistant)

  • Titilayo comes to us with vast secretarial experience. In her work as secretary and accounts officer, she:
    - Provides general secretarial and administrative support
    - Enters data from questionnaires into the database
    - Audits the company’s accounts
    - Prepares and pays staff salaries; and takes care of other bank transactions
    - Oversees the maintenance of the HLF assets such as the van and generator
    - Maintains files and keeps organization records

    - Diploma in Secretarial Administration & Data Processing – Prospect school of Secretarial Study, Ibadan ‘99
    - National Diploma in Public Administration – The Polytechnic, Ibadan ‘09

Mr.Babajide Okedere - (Laboratory Scientist)

  • Babajide Okedere is a skilled chemist with special interest and expertise in bio-analysis.
    His primary focus is in immunohistochemical analysis of cancer tissues, specifically estrogen, progesterone and Her-2 in breast cancer. Additionally, he is involved in DNA extraction from various kinds of samples, for genetic analysis. He also provides support for field work in both rural and urban communities in southwestern Nigeria.
    Some of his research interests are breast cancer, asthma, and sickle cell disease.

    B.Sc Chemistry – University of Ilorin ‘03

Mr. John Oluseye Olamijulo - B.Sc. (Hons), MPH (Ib) - (Project Coordinator)

  • John Oluseye Olamijulo is a seasoned Environmental Health Scientist with research interest in air quality management, exposure assessment of vulnerable population and environmental epidemiology. He possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and a Masters of Public Health degree in Environmental Health all from the University of Ibadan. He led the air quality assessment team of the Ibadan cookstove and low birth weight study funded by Global Alliance for clean cookstove Washington D.C. in collaboration with Centre for Global Health University of Chicago and Project Gaia, U.S.A. which brought fresh perspectives to environmental epidemiology in Nigeria. He currently coordinates the air quality assessment unit.

Mr. Tope Babatunde Ibigbami - B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc (Ib) - (Project Manager)

  • Tope Babatunde Ibigbami is a skilled Industrial chemist with research interest in Environmental Health. He holds a Master Degree in Industrial Chemistry from University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria and a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Chemistry from Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. He act as the Project coordinator to monitor and coordinates research project from time to time. He is in charge of providing project reports and relaying of pertinent information to the appropriate team members. He is a scholar with vast experienced in environmental and clinical research and he has publish in both international and local academic journals till date.