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UF Health Experts Build Confidence in the COVID-19 Vaccine with Outreach Efforts

UF Health has produced brief video-recorded answers to commonly asked questions featuring UF Health experts, including Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., joint professor in radiation oncology, pharmacotherapy and translational research. Dr. Odedina’s research focuses on the predictors of health disparities and cost-effective, community-based behavioral interventions to improve the health among minority and…

Dr. Folakemi Odedina Coordinates COVID-19 Research Collaboration in Florida

Universities and health care entities throughout the state of Florida are now providing outreach and engagement to ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a $1 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., UF joint professor in radiation oncology,…

AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Elects Dr. Folakemi Odedina to Serve on Council

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been chosen to serve on the AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Council for a three-year term (2020-2023). Dr. Odedina’s appointment was announced June 25, 2020 by Robin E. Felder, MICR Director, Membership and Professional Development. Felder noted…

Professor Leads Global Prostate Cancer Initiatives in Florida and Africa

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD (shown left), Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been appointed (non-paid appointment) by the Nigeria National Universities Commission to lead an initiative that will bridge Nigerian Academics to Academics in the Diaspora willing to contribute to the Nigerian University System in the…

Folakemi Odedina’s Keynote Address at IMPaCT 2016

Dr. Folakemi Odedina, Joint Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacy, spoke at the Department of Defense’s Prostate Cancer Research Program (IMPaCT 2016). Her keynote address titled “Science of Prostate Cancer Health Disparities: Progress, Challenges, and Future Direction” was highlighted on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)…

Folakemi Odedina Awarded the “2016 Inspiring Women in STEM” Award

Dr. Folakemi Odedina, Joint Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacy, was awarded the 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity. Dr. Odedina will be recognized for this award in their September STEM issue. INSIGHT Into Diversity is a magazine and…

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