Center for Public Health Sciences

Adebola Adedimeji


Adebola Adedimeji has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Masters in Public Health (Developing Countries) degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. He joined the Center for Public Health faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and in the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. Before joining the Center, he held positions as Lecturer in Global Health and Director of the MSc in Global Health at Trinity College University of Dublin, Ireland and as Takemi Fellow in the Department of Population and Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health


Dr. Adedimeji has over 18 years of research experience in social and behavioral aspects of health among vulnerable population groups, especially migrants, women and young people in low income countries. As part of his current research activities, he is leading a research team to explore and develop holistic interventions for addressing health and development in slum communities across 5 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and part of a multidisciplinary group addressing cancer issues in Nigeria. His other interests are in operations research, project design and implementation and program evaluation.

Center for Public Health Teaching Activities

  • Study Design for Applied Public Health Research (PUB 7110)
  • Field Methods for Applied Public Health Research (PUB 7120)
  • Globalization and Health (PUB 7000)


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