Executive Leadership Board


Prof. Oluwatoyin Nwafor (President)

Driven by her dedication to those living with HIV or viral hepatitis, Dr. Oluwatoyin (Toyin) Adeyemi brings an inspired approach and strong advocacy expertise to her work in ViiV Healthcare. As a board-certified Infectious Disease physician and Associate Professor of Medicine, Toyin draws on over 20 years of experience in providing primary and specialty care to adults living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis. Passionate about health disparities, she has an impressive record of developing innovative patient services and support, and is excited to contribute in the context of ViiV’s holistic approach to HIV medicines and care. Well-recognized for her advocacy in the field of HIV, Toyin was recently awarded the “Aging Positively” award by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Current role: Having joined ViiV in Spring, 2020 as a Regional Medical Director, Toyin serves as a medical educator to the HIV/Infectious Disease medical communities, conveying information on ViiV products and topics of interest to ViiV as well as gathering relevant medical insights to help improve care. She provides scientific and medical expertise for ViiV initiatives, including ViiV-sponsored clinical trials, and will work with healthcare providers to identify data gaps and facilitate new research ideas. Toyin also continues to provide care at the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center in Chicago, for people who are living with or vulnerable to HIV. Experience: Prior to joining ViiV, Toyin was Senior Director of HIV Services at Chicago’s Cook County Health (CCH), a large health system including the CORE Center—the single largest HIV clinic in the Midwest. In her role, Toyin engaged medical and social services leadership at CORE and CCH ambulatory facilities, ensuring excellence in primary and subspecialty care, health prevention, behavioral health, and other wraparound services. She also oversaw coordination of these efforts with service providers outside of CCH, and with advocacy groups and city/state public health entities. Toyin has served for nearly 20 years as Attending Physician in Infectious