- Omobosola O. Akinsete, MBBS, MPH
Education and training: EDUCATION
1987-1992 MBBS College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, State, Nigeria.
1994-1995 MPH John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
2001- 2005 Fellow, Infectious Diseases, University of MinnesotaMedicalSchool, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1998-2001 Resident, Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, Brown University School of Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island.
1996-1998 Project Coordinator/Research Associate, Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study. A collaborative genetics and epidemiological research study between the National Institute for Human Genome Research, HowardUniversity and medical institutions in West Africa specifically in Nigeria and Ghana.
1993-1994 Medical Officer, General Hospital, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.
I am interested in the health disparities that exist between minority and majority populations especially Africans and African Americans, and how to overcome barriers that might improve health outcomes in minority populations. I have been in involved in trying to define and decrease the incidence of HIV /AIDS epidemic in the African born population in the Twin cities . I am also involved in HIV /AIDS education and advocacy in minority populations.
I am currently involved in research in the novel coronavirus infection ( COVID-19) .
Current research activities:
Co chair: COVID-19 Clinical Expert Panel
Purpose: To review and recommend clinical best practices that support HealthPartners care objectives for patients diagnosed with COVID-19.
COVID-19 Research Expert Panel
Purpose: To review and recommend clinical research trials that support HealthPartners care objectives for patients diagnosed with COVID-19.