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Omolola (Lola) Adeoye-Olatunde
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 317-880-5417
2020 Fellowship, Community Practice Research, Purdue University 2019 MS, Health Services, Outcomes, and Policy, Purdue University 2017 PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency, Kroger Pharmacy/Purdue University 2016 PharmD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University 2013 BS, Biology, Morgan State University

Founder & Director | HER (Health Equity Research) Lab
Dr. Adeoye-Olatunde's research investigates drivers of effective and equitable implementation and provision of community-based programs among populations disproportionately affected by health inequities. She applies theory-driven implementation science, practice-based and community-engaged research approaches to her work. Dr. Adeoye-Olatunde works alongside communities and community-based organizations nationally and globally to co-create and evaluate strategies focused on addressing inequities in under-resourced communities by meeting them right where they are. Dr. Adeoye-Olatunde's award-winning work in this space has been recognized locally and nationally, including the Bowl of Hygeia Award for her outstanding record of civic leadership in the communities she serves, selection as an NIH-National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar, named a Purdue University Societal Impact Fellow for her demonstrated societal impact in the real world beyond academia, recipient of the 2022 AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award, and recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 Minority Health Leader by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). 

Lab Members
Azeez Babatunde (Az) Aina (Graduate Student)
Kourtney Ayanna Dorqual Byrd (Research Associate-Project Coordinator)

PHRM 827, Public Health and Wellness
PHRM 826, Introduction to Patient Centered Care
PHRM 820, 840, 860, Professional Program Labs
CLPH 448, Case Studies Elective
PHRM 826, Introduction to Patient Centered Care

Honors and Credentials

2023 National Minority Quality Forum 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health
2022 Purdue University College of Pharmacy Bravo Award
2022 AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award
2021 Distinguished Bowl of Hygeia Award, Indiana Pharmacists Association
2021 Societal Impact Fellow, Purdue University
2021 Paper of the Year Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
2021 Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar, NIH-NIMHD


National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities 1L60MD017827-01
Adeoye-Olatunde (PI)
07/01/22 – 06/30/24 Informing, Implementing and Evaluating Innovative Interventions for Communities Disproportionately Affected by Health Disparities

Indiana Department of Health
Adeoye-Olatunde (Co-PI)
07/01/22 – 06/30/24 Implementation of the Center for Health Equity and Innovation (CHEqI) pharmacist-community health worker cardiovascular risk reduction (CVRR) model at Gennesaret Free Clinic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention NU50CK000503 – Indiana Department of Health
Adeoye-Olatunde (Site PI)
07/01/21 – 06/30/24 Indiana Health Equity Council Community Health Workers Model 


Representative Publications

A complete list of published work in MyBibliography: