Scholar - Nigeria
Isaac A. Adedeji has a keen research interest in identifying unique social and cultural structures that could be leveraged to improve health systems and health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa. He is focused on the Implementation Science for aging and nutrition, mental health and communicable diseases.
He has a PhD in Medical Sociology Anthropology and is a Bioethicist. He was a Post-doctoral Associate of the University of Maryland/Centre for Bioethics and Research (CBR), Nigeria. He has trained-capacity for systematic reviews and qualitative data analysis. He is also a Certified Professional Trainer for Atlas. Ti®.
Dr. Adedeji has immersed himself in capacity-building opportunities at the – Universitetet i Bergen; Norway; Partnership for African Social & Governance Research, Nairobi, Kenya, Nigeria Implementation Science Alliance (NISA); and NIH/Fogarty-funded trainings (Medical Education Partnership Initiative in Nigeria, and African Forum for Research and Education in Health).
He collaborates with the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, on the Global Burden of Disease estimates. He is also partnering with NISA on incorporating mental health care into HIV/AIDS services in Nigeria. He was co-investigator on Nigeria TETfund-sponsored Institution-Based Research; and NIH-funded research on the Ethics of Conducting Research among People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD).
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Adedeji_Isaac2