Executive Leadership Board

Prof Prisca Adejumo (Vice President II)

Prof. Prisca Olabisi ADEJUMO RN, PhD. FWACN, IIWCC is a Professor of Nursing and a Medical Sociologist with expertise in survey research, and psychosocial determinants of human behaviour in health. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Ibadan, and obtained double master’s degree and PhDs in Medical Sociology and Medical-Surgical Nursing from the same University. She had her pre and post-doctoral fellowships: Nursing Classification and Cancer Genetics from the University of Iowa, Iowa and University of Chicago, Illinois, and was a visiting scholar to the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia all in the United States. Her current research focus is on genetics of non-communicable diseases such as sickle cell disease, cancer and stroke with emphasis on their risk factors, prevention and genetic counselling all within the context of health profession’s education, research and practice. She is one of the MPIs of AFREhealth NIH current grant and recently appointed SCHAF Vice President II with the role involving research and genetic counselling of people living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and their significant others in Ibadan, Nigeria.