Mobolaji Ibitoye

Mobolaji Ibitoye is currently pursuing her DrPH in Sociomedical Sciences.  She is interested in sexual and reproductive health, with a particular focus on HIV/AIDS. Her current research explores various factors that affect the sexual and reproductive health outcomes of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, she worked at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, collaborating on several studies involving the use of various biomedical HIV prevention strategies, including rapid HIV self-tests and microbicides in at-risk populations. She also worked briefly with the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Prior to that, she worked on various projects for a community-based maternal and child health program, coordinated and taught a sexual and reproductive health education program, and worked in the health care sector for several years. She is  the recipient of a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship funded through NICHD.