Oyeyemi Sunday

Niger Delta University

Dr. Abisoye Oyeyemi is an Associate Professor at the Niger Delta University and a Consultant Public Health Physician at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital. He holds an MBBS degree (University of Ibadan), an MPH degree (University of Lagos), and is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Faculty of Public Health (FMCPH). He won the J.D. Soleye’s Prize for the best candidate in the 2010 Parts II FMCPH Examinations with the best dissertation and also won the Adetokunbo O. Lucas Prize for the best candidate in 2010 Part II FMCPH Examinations. He has been in Medical practice for about 20 years, spending most of the time in public health and disease control. His academic and professional interests include infectious disease epidemiology, particularly malaria and HIV/AIDS; disease surveillance; and operations research. He served as Site Supervisor (rural site) for the first-ever PMTCT project in Bayelsa State – a partnership between Bayelsa State Government, UNICEF, and Nigerian Agip Oil Company, 2003-2005. He has participated in many research projects and intervention programs in disease control and has published on HIV/AIDS and malaria control among other topics.