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Africa Vision 2020 Initiative presents Living Legend Award to Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Africa Vision 2020 Initiative presents Living Legend Award to Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

For her achievements and contributions to African and global health, and her service to humanity, the Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria has awarded its first Living Legend Award to Dr. Folakemi Odedina.

Dr. Odedina selected to work in Nigeria as a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

Published: Jun 12th, 2017

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been chosen by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to study prostate cancer in West African men

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine honors Dr. Folakemi Odedina with a 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine honors Dr. Folakemi Odedina with a 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award

Published: Jul 14th, 2016

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education, has awarded Dr. Folakemi Odedina with a 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award.

Addressing the Global Burden of Prostate Cancer Among Black Men

Addressing the Global Burden of Prostate Cancer Among Black Men

Published: Aug 29th, 2014

Guest Editor: Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D. Director of UF Health Cancer Center Cancer Health Disparities ecancer.org works closely with leading oncologists and healthcare professionals to inform and educate the cancer community. […]

UF health disparities researcher presents inaugural lecture for Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Published: Dec 17th, 2013

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs honored its first featured speaker, a University of Florida pharmacy researcher in health care disparities, in initiation of the annual Dr. Barbara Terry-Koroma Legacy […]

Investigating ethnic differences in prostate cancer experiences

Published: Mar 28th, 2013

Black men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer and die more often of the disease than any other group of American men, yet there are significant differences among black […]

Community Health Worker Helps Patients Manage Meds

Published: Mar 22nd, 2013

Through a grant funded by the Florida Department of Health, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy is supporting a new prescription drug management service in Tampa for patients at […]

Community Health Expo Encourages Prostate Screening for Black Men

Published: Sep 22nd, 2011

Men attending the 2011 Men’s Health & Manpower Expo receive free prostate cancer screenings and learn about other important health issues and employment opportunities. UF Pharmacy Professor Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., […]

UF, Florida A&M launch institute to promote better health, job training

UF, Florida A&M launch institute to promote better health, job training

Published: Feb 4th, 2011

Winter chills couldn’t keep a handful of southeast Gainesville parishioners away from church one dreary evening in January. They didn’t want to miss their time of fellowship. For an hour, […]

A Network of Equal Partnerships to Solve Inequality of Risks

A Network of Equal Partnerships to Solve Inequality of Risks

Published: May 4th, 2010

The global burden of prostate cancer in men of African descent is the focus of a landmark collaborative conference organized by Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor in pharmaceutical outcomes and […]