OAKINLOLU, Ojo

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AKINLOLU

Ojo

MD, MPH, PhD, MBA

Akinlolu O. Ojo, MD, MPH, PhD, MBA, is the associate vice president for clinical research and global health initiatives at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and a professor of medicine in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson with a joint appointment as professor of health promotion sciences in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Ojo is an international leader in chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation research and clinical care with a focus on health disparities and an expert in global health research. Dr. Ojo previously served as professor of medicine and the Florence E. Bingham Research Professor in Nephrology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he also was director of clinical and translational research in the Comprehensive Kidney Center, and director of the Department of Medicine Global Health Research and Training Programs. In addition, he was an attending physician with the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor. Dr. Ojo’s research and clinical interests include chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation and their complications, including cardiovascular disease; pharmacotherapy of hypertensive and diabetic renal disease; minority health and health disparities; global health (non-communicable diseases in low-resource settings); and global health capacity development. He has a particular clinical interest in chronic kidney disease in African Americans and blacks in developing nations.
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Working Experience associate vice president for clinical research and global health initiatives at the University of Arizona , professor of medicine in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson , professor of health promotion sciences in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. , professor of medicine and the Florence E. Bingham , Research Professor in Nephrology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor , director of the Department of Medicine Global Health Research and Training Programs , physician with the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor.
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Dr. Akinlolu Ojo is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and the Inaugural Florence E. Bingham Research Professor in Nephrology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ojo received his medical education from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky. He completed nephrology fellowship, PhD in Epidemiologic Science and the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ojo research interest includes clinical transplantation and chronic kidney disease in Black populations. He has over 130 peer-reviewed publications and has served on the editorial boards of several journals and on NIH study sections. Dr. Ojo maintains an active clinical and translational research program with a portfolio of both NIH and industry funding. Active research collaboration includes investigators in Austria, Brazil, Ghana, Jamaica, South Africa, Spain and Taiwan. Dr. Ojo directs the Department of Medicine Global Health Research Initiative and the joint University of Michigan-International Society of Nephrology (UM-ISN) fellowship program to promote the training of nephrologists from developing. Dr. Ojo is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Association of American Physicians (AAP) and the American Clinical and Climatological Association.

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