About Lola Adeoye-Olatunde

Dr. Omolola A. Adeoye-Olatunde, PharmD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Purdue University College of Pharmacy and the Community Engagement Advisory Council Lead at Purdue Center for Health Equity and Innovation. Her research focuses on examining drivers of the effective and equitable implementation and provision of community-based health services among persons disproportionately affected by health inequities. Drivers of interest include 1) social determinants of health, 2) provider characteristics and practices, 3) policy implications, and 4) health information technology. Her most recent COVID-19 community-engaged project entitled, “Addressing Food Insecurity and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Accessibility: A Novel Mass Vaccination Model for Vulnerable Communities (PI Adeoye-Olatunde)” is supported by the Marion County Public Health Department, the City of Indianapolis, and Resolve to Save Lives COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant.

Social Determinants of Health According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, social determinants of health (SDOH) “are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, Read More
Examining How We Collect Race and Ethnicity Data COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted racial and ethnic minority groups. Public health strategies to help prevent and address these inequities include strategic allocation of resources and culturally appropriate messaging. Such strategies require reliable Read More

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