Prof. Abiodun O. Adewuya
Prof. Public Mental Health – Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) | Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH)

Biography

Abiodun Adewuya had his basic medical education at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He had his clinical postgraduate training in same institution, and he is a fellow of the Faculty of Psychiatry of both the West African College of Physician (FWACP) and the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCPsych).  He has had further postgraduate academic training and degrees from University of Manchester, Kings College London, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He was a Research Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry (IOP) in London.

Abiodun Adewuya is presently a Professor of Public Mental Health at the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM). He is also a Honourary Consultant Psychiatrist at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).

His research interest includes public mental health and maternal mental health. He has led several research initiatives like the Lagos Mental Health Survey (LSMHS) and Lagos Schools Emotional and Behavioural Health Survey (LSEBHS).

He is the Principal Investigator in the Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) funded Mental Health in Primary Care (MeHPriC) project. He is also the Executive Director of the Centre for Mental Health Research and Initiative (CEMHRI). He has over 80 academic publications in academic journals