Ademola Ajuwon


Professor Ademola J. Ajuwon earned the Bachelors of Science (BSc) degree in Sociology from the University of Lagos in 1984 and a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Promotion and Education from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1990. In 2000, he earned the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in public health education at the same university. Professor Ajuwon has been a member of the faculty at the Department of Health Promotion and Education, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan since 1991. He teaches health communication, ethics of public health research and delivery of reproductive health service.
Professor Ajuwon major areas of research interest are HIV/AIDS prevention among young persons, sexual coercion, and capacity development on research ethics. He has also been a member of the University of Ibadan/University College Hospital (UI/UCH) Ethics Review Committee since its creation in 2002. He has participated in many local and international training programs. In 1997, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco. In 2003, he was a post-doctoral fellow of the African Research Ethics Training program at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. Professor Ajuwon has published extensively in several peer review journals including the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, BMC Medical Ethics, Reproductive Health Matters, African Journal of Reproductive Health and AIDS and Behavior.
Professor Ajuwon is the Deputy Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan..

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