Nigeria flag

Olanike Adeyemo

Professor of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ibadan

Nigeria · Class of 2021

Olanike Adeyemo is a professor at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She pioneered scholarship and leadership in “One Health”, which studies and innovates on issues involving the environment, livestock, wildlife and human communities. Her findings from studies on environmental pollution, food safety, antimicrobial resistance, and emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases has provided significant policy implication for Nigeria, the African Continent and indeed the rest of the world. Olanike is an elected Fellow Nigerian Academy of Science, the African Academy of Sciences, the World Academy of Sciences. She was featured in “Women in Science – Inspiring Stories from Africa”, and “Black Achievers in Science and Technology”.