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Dr.(Mrs) Dele-Ojo, Bolade Folasade

Head of Department

Dr.(Mrs) Dele-Ojo, Bolade Folasade, M.B.B.S, FMCP-Internal Medicine, Cardiology.


Dr. (Mrs) Dele-Ojo, Bolade Folasade hails from Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State. During her undergraduate days, she was the pioneer vice president of Ekiti State Medical Student Association, University of Ilorin Chapter. She also had residency training at the Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin from 2009 to 2015. During which she served as vice president and afterwards as the Acting President of Association of resident Doctors, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Chapter (2014) with track records of achievements during her tenure. She is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCP-Internal Medicine, Cardiology). Currently, she is a Senior Lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti Nigeria and Consultant Physician/ Cardiologist at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. She has Masters of Science in Physiology from the University of Ilorin (2018) and Masters in Public Administration from Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (2021).


She lectured as Lecturer 1 in the Department of Medicine, Bowen University, Ogbomosho, Oyo State (2016 to 2017), during which they graduated the first set of medical doctors, after which resigned and joined the service of Ekiti State University as a Lecturer 1 at Department of Medicine, where shortly, they graduated the first set of medical doctors 2019. She has been the Orator for the College of Medicine and University since then. She was the Chairman, Medical Screening Committee of the first annual week of the College. She served as the publicity secretary of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), EKSUTH Chapter. She is presently the President-elect of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Ekiti State Chapter.


She is a prolific writer and researcher who has engaged in high-quality research with about 50 publications in local and international journals. She has also co-authored a Nationally-acclaimed textbook of Medicine titled “Essential Textbook of Medicine” She is interested in innovative research that will reduce the burden of hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases in Nigeria and Africa at large. Her research interests are in preventive cardiology, lifestyle medicine, exercise physiology, investigations in cardiology such as ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (white coat hypertension), holter electrocardiography, heart failure, mobile health in the management of cardiovascular diseases.

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