Ademola ItiolaAPERSU Research Trainee
Ademola is originally from Nigeria and is a pharmacist by training. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree (with distinctions) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, coupled with a Master of Public Health Degree (cum laude) from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and a fellowship in Public Health Pharmacy from West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists. He has also completed an MSc Degree in Population and Public Health at The University of British Columbia where he evaluated the impact of blood glucose test strips reimbursement limitations in the British Columbia PharmaCare Plan on utilization, costs, and health outcomes.
He has practiced within the community, hospital, and public health settings and his work in the last decade has been in the public health space. As a public health practitioner, his efforts were primarily directed toward the strengthening of supply chain systems for improved access to medicines and vaccines.
Ademola is excited to join APERSU for his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Jeff Johnson. In his spare time, Ademola likes volunteering, enjoys watching soccer, and spending time with friends and family.