Dr. Olayinka Atilola

Dr. Olayinka Atilola
Senior Lecturer, Department of Behavioural Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja Lagos.


Dr. Olayinka Atilola is a trained Psychiatrist with specialization in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. He holds the highest medical qualification for the practice of psychiatry in the West African sub-region being a Fellow of the Medical College of Psychiatrists of Nigeria as well as Fellow of the West African College of Physicians.

He received complimentary training outside Nigeria in different aspects of assessment and treatment of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders. He is an Alumnus of the Children and Youth Studies program of the International Institute of Social Studies in Hague, Netherlands.

He has 13 years cumulative experience in psychiatry. He currently works as a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Behavioural Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine, and as an honorary consultant psychiatrist with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.

He is a member of the Nigerian Young Academy of Science and a Young Physician Leader of the World Academy of Science. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and is co-founder of the International Child Mental Health Study Group, a group of young child & adolescent psychiatrists bridging child mental-health research gaps in developing countries of the world.

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